Parker Sports Wrap for the Week of March 27 - April 1

Softball

Parker traveled to Bishops for Coastal League match up on Tuesday, March 28th.  The Lancers took the early lead on the Knights with an RBI double from sophomore, Niki Kim, scoring Leena Mayberry. In the same inning, freshman Keara Jenkins singled in Kim to give Parker a 2-0 lead in the top of the 3rd inning. The Lancers would struggle the next couple of innings before falling to Bishops by a final of 13-3.

On Thursday, March 30th the Lancers rebounded to defeat Horizon 11-6.  Senior, Emily Bowden helped put the game away both in the circle and at the plate.  She helped Parker extend its lead with a 6th inning home run. Emily also got the save on the day, closing out Horizon in the 6th and 7th innnigs. Freshman Katie Austin got the win and neither Parker pitcher walked a batter this day!

Four Lancers had 2 RBIs on the day and there were: Sophomores Danya Perket and Niki Kim; freshman Keara Jenkins; and senior Camryn Miyahira.  The Lancers will travel to Orange Glen on Tuesday, April 4.
(Report by Coach Jamie Ogle)


Niki Kim recording the out at second base.

Boys Lacrosse

The Lancers faced off against Helix on Tuesday, March 28, for a tough battle against the Scotties. The offense was lead by the Seniors with Zach Teutsch scoring 3 goals, Alex Gallanis with 2, and Benjamin Baranski with 1. Sophomore attacker Jacob Steensma had 2 goals, and Will Murray had 1. The Lancers battled from behind to tie the game at the end of regulation, but lost in overtime 10-9.

On Saturday, the Lancers faced off against The Hilltop Lancers in the first annual Parker Family Day. Again, the offense dominated the game with a quick lead thanks to Benjamin Baranski who would score 3 goals as well as have 3 assists. Jacob Steensma would get 2 goals and so would Jakob Osland. Will Murray, Zach Teutsch, Ryan Sanborn, and Jake Farmer would all get 1 goal each. John Sheridan was a key member of the Lancers defense, winning 8 ground balls.
 
The Lancers face off at 6 on Wednesday, April 5, at La Jolla Country. The team expects a strong fight and a close game as the team narrowly lost to the Torreys last time. (Report by Caroline Sonborn)

Our 2017 Boys Lacrosse team

Baseball

Our baseball team played one game last week, a 16-2 win over Bishops, on Wednesday, March 29.  This one was never close, as the Lancers pounded out 9 runs in the first inning.  Nick Allen was 4 for 5 at the plate with 5 RBI’s and 3 runs scored.  Ethan Risse went 3 for 3 at the plate with 3 RBI’s and 3 runs scored.  Also getting in on the hit parade was Jimmy Chatfield who went 3 for 3 with 2 RBI’s and 2 runs scored.  Bryce Neels went 2 for 3 with 2 RBI’s.  Sterling Hayes was throwing some “heat” on the mound, finishing with 6 strikeouts.  He allowed just 2 runs and recorded the win.  Freshman, Joseph Cetale pitched two innings and allowed no hits.

The Lancers will be back in action when they travel to Christian on Tuesday, April 4.  

Boys Tennis

Our tennis team hosted Santa Fe Christian on Monday, March 27.  The Lancers swept all nine singles sets and won six of nine doubles sets to defeat the Eagles, 15-3.  In singles, Nick Miller won his sets 6-1,6-1,6-0.  Ethan Nguyen, Luke Tchang, and Sujan Nandipati won all of their sets.  In doubles, Nikhil Kalita/Noa MacDonald won their sets, 6-4,6-1,6-1.  Gab Jinich/Zakia Stone won two of their three sets.

The Lancers will travel to Coroanado to take on the Islanders on Wednesday, April 5.

Track and Field

Our track teams competed at the Willie Banks Invitational at Oceanside High on Saturday, April 1.

Our boys’ team was led by Carson Cook who finished in 5th place in the 800m in a time of 4:26.6.  He also ran the anchor leg of the 4x800m relay team which came in 7th.  Other members of that team were Zachary Hall, Nicolas Delgado, and Tanner Penrose.  Freshman, Spencer Lafferty went 37-07 in the triple jump and 17-11 in the long jump.

Our girls’ team was led by Brooke Trossen who came in 3rd in the 1500m in a time of 5:02.8 and she came in 7th in the 800m.  Meredith Wiggins came in 5th in the 200m in a time of 27.53.  In the 100-100-200-400m relay the Lancer team of Giselle Alota, Bella Rodriguez, Meredith Wiggins, and Macy Hoang came in 6th place.  Freshman, Lucy Recht went 15-04 in the long jump.

Boys Golf

Our team played three times this past week.  On Tuesday, March 28, the Lancers traveled to Morgan Run Country Club where the Lancers lost to Santa Fe Christian.  Chase Smallwood and Alan Tom both fired a three over par 39 on the challenging course to lead the Lancers.  On Wednesday, the Lancers shot 198 on the Friars Course at Riverwalk, but lost by one stroke to LJCD.  Josh Rodriguez was the low scorer shooting a two over par 38.  Chase Smallwood shot a 39.  The Lancers ended their busy week with a big win over Christian High.  Alan Tom finished with a one under par 35 on the Friars Course.  Sophomore, Nicholas Trimble continued his solid play firing a 39.

The Lancers will play LJCD on Tuesday, April 4.

Boys Volleyball

Our volleyball team is currently ranked #7 in the county.  On Wednesday, March 29, the Lancers put up a good fight against last years open division CIF runner-up, Cathedral Catholic before ultimately losing to the Dons.  Harvard bound (official now) Adam Gordon led the team with 9 kills and 3 ace serves.  Sophomore, Bijan Sagart led the team in blocks with 3 and had the highest hitting percentage.  Libero, Borna Nazari, “the human backboard”  was all over the court and led the team in digs with 16.

On Friday, the Lancers swept St. Augustines in front of a large contigent of the Lancer Legion.  Chris Fromm was the leader in kills with 14 and David Barrett had 10.  Zach Thoene led the team in blocks with 5 and Borna Nazari had 12 digs.  Jack Brady and Matt Zeko were instramental at the service line scoring 7 points and missing no serves.  Setter, Adam Nussbaum returned to the line-up and finished with 35 assists.

The Lancers travel to La Jolla High on Wednesday, April 4, to play what is probably the top team in the county at this point in the season.  The following week, the Lancers will be trying to “Hit the Jackpot” at the Las Vegas Invitational during Spring Break.

Girls Lacrosse

Our locosse team played three times this past week.  On Tuesday, March 28 the Lancers defeated Del Lago Academy 12-5 on Lauer Field.  On Wednesday, the Lancers traveled to Bishops where they lost to the Knights.  They finished up their week hosting Pacific Ridge in the second part of the Parker Lacrosse Family Day.  It was a beautiful day and it concluded with a skills clinic for future Lancers.

Our 2017 Girls Lacrosse team.

Other Sports News

Our Girls Soccer Team was recently honored as the Winter 2017 CIF  Metro Section Academic Team of the Year with a team GPA of 3.71.  Sophia Gamboa was honored as the Metro Region Section Scholar.
Congratulations Lancer Girls Soccer!!!!



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Francis Parker School is a private, independent, coeducational, college preparatory day school for students in Junior Kindergarten through Grade 12 from across San Diego County. Founded in 1912, the Lower School is located on the Mission Hills Campus with the Upper and Middle Schools on the Linda Vista Campus. Parker's mission is to inspire a diverse community of independent thinkers whose academic excellence, global perspective and strength of character prepare them to make a meaningful difference in the world.

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