On Tuesday, April 25, the Lancers lost to Horizon 5-1. It was a well played game by both teams and the quality of softball was much higher than the earlier season game by these two rivals. Sophomore, right fielder Annie Stanton made a great running catch to end an inning and save some runs. Freshman pitcher Katie Austin went the distance walking none and throwing first pitch strikes to 23 of the 26 batters she faced.
On Thursday, April 27, Orange Glen came to Parker for a Coastal League game. Parker started fast when Senior Camryn Miyahira hit a 3 run home run in the bottom of the first inning. Sophomore Leena Mayberry got single in the bottom of first to score two more. In Camryn's next at bat she hit a 2 run homer, she would end the day 2-4 with 6 RBIs. Senior Emily Bowden had 3 hits while sophomore Danya Perket and freshman Katie Austin had 2 hits each. Nine different Lancers had hits on the day as they cruised to a 14-4 victory.
In softball alumni news, Jasmine Perket, class of 2016, has been recognized as an "Iron Scot" for her excellence in physical conditioning as a member of the Macalester softball team. (Report by Coach Ogle)
The Lancers will host High Tech High on Monday, May 1, at 4:15pm.
The Lancers had a very successful week this week, winning both of their games, and putting the team into first place in their league with a 4-0 league record. On Tuesday, April 25, the team travelled to face-off against Foothills Christian. The Lancer's offense was on the attack from the start with an early lead, led by Ryan Sanborn who would go on to score 5 goals in the game. Jacob Steensma would also add to the team win with 4 goals of his own, as well as Ben Baranski who had 2 goals and 2 assists. Jakob Osland had 2 goals and 1 assist, and Zach Teutsch had 1 goal and 1 assist. The final score would end up being 14-2 in favor of the Lancers. Alex Gallanis helped the team by winning 13 faceoffs, and the team would also win 30 ground balls.
On Friday, the Lancers hosted Army Navy Academy for Senior night to honor Ben Baranski, Alex Gallanis, Jakob Osland, and Zach Teutsch who have been key players for the team the whole year. This was another high scoring game lead by Zach Teutsch who scored 4 goals and had 1 assist, followed by fellow seniors Ben Baranski and Alex Gallanis each with their own hat-trick, as well as Jakob Osland with 2 goals, and Jacob Steensma with 2 as well. The team won 14 out of 17 faceoffs, and ended the game with a 14-0 win.
The team has their last regular season games this upcoming week, both are rematches. On Tuesday the team will travel to face-off against Del Lago Academy, and on Thursday will have their last regular season home game against Foothills Christian. (Report by Caroline Sanborn)
Lancer Lacrosse seniors Ben Baranski, Alex Gallanis, Jakob Osland, and Zach Teutsch with their parents in a pre-match ceremony.
Last weekend the Parker Sailing team placed 3rd in a hard fought battle at the Pacific Coast Interscholastic Sailing Association Championship Regatta. The team consisted of sailors; Cole Harris, Sam Merson, Jack Joslin, Maddy McGrath, Annabelle Huyard, and Reese Ger-Herscott. This qualifies Parker for a spot at the High School National Championship Regatta on May 13-14th, at MIT in Boston. This is only the second time that our sailing team has qualified for the national championships. The last time we qualified for this prestigious event was in 2009. Congratulations Parker Sailing Team!!!
Our Lancer Sailing team after their third place finish at the Pacific Coast Championships which qualified them to represent Parker at the National Championships on May 13, in Boston. Pictured from left to right are: Annabelle Huyard, 2020; Cole Harris, 2018; Sam Merson, 2018; Madeleine McGrath, 2018; Reese Ger-Herscott, 2020; Jack Joslin, 2018.
Our baseball team is 11-5 after their three games this past week. The Lancers started off the week with a 3-0 victory over Santa Fe Christian on Wednesday, April 26, on Greenberg Field. Jimmy Chatfield went 2 for 3 at the plate and drove in 2 runs. Sterling Hayes allowed just three hits in six innings of work on the mound to secure the victory.
On Friday, the Lancers travelled to Santa Fe Christian and came away with a 5-4 victory to win the season series with the Eagles. Michael Campagna was 2 for 3 at the plate with 2 RBI’s. Also driving in runs were Ethan Risse and Bryce Neels. Evan Stewart and Jimmy Chatfield pitched for the Lancers.
The Lancers finished up the busy week with a 6-0 loss to Eastlake on Saturday. Ethan Risse was 2 for 3 at the plate. The Lancers will be back in action on Monday, May 1, when they host Horizon at 4pm on Greenberg Field.
Last Sunday, April 23, Rebecca Siegler competed in the Scholastic Surf Series State Championships & made it to the quarterfinals. Congratulations Rebecca!!!
Our Boys Golf team shot their second lowest team score of the year in their 190-218 victory over Serra High on Thursday, April 27 at Riverwalk. The low scorer for the Lancers was Chase Smallwood who shot a one under par 35 on the Friars Course. Alan Tom, Josh Rodriguez, and Nicholas Trimble all shot 38.
Track and Field
Our track team competed in Coastal League meet #4 at Orange Glen on Wednesday, April 26. Our girls team was led in the sprints by Meredith Wiggins who won the 200m in a time of 27.2 and came in second in the 100m. Brooke Trossen won the 800m in a time of 2:28.52. In the 1600m, Frannie Lang finished in third place with a time of 5:58. The Lancers continued their strong showing in the distance races with Avi Waldman’s first place finish in the 3200m. Emme Weisenfeld won the 300m hurdles in a time of 54.15 and Giselle Alota won the triple jump with a leap of 32-10.
Theodore Sacamay kept busy for the boys’ team competing in the 100m (5th), 200m (4th), long jump (3rd) and running a leg on the 4x100 relay. Carson Cook won the 1600m in a time of 4:53.16. In the field events, Cameron Miller finished in second in the discus with a throw of 100-00 and Spencer Lafferty came in third in the triple with jump of 38-05.
On Tuesday, April 25 the Lancers travelled to Santa Fe Christian where they defeated the Eagles 14-4. With the victory, the Lancers ended up as Coastal League co-champs and received the #7 seed in the Open Division. They will travel to Torrey Pines in the opening round of the CIF Team Championships. Good Luck Lancers!
Our lacrosse team is 8-8 after their two games last week. Our girls fought hard in their losses to Pacific Ridge and Bishops. They are on the cusp of qualifying for the CIF Playoffs. They will finish up their regular season on Tuesday, May 2 when they travel to Del Lago Academy.
Our volleyball team is 16-13 overall after their two matches last week. On Wednesday, April 26, the Lancers hosted defending CIF Open Division Champion Carlsbad High and lost 3-1. Adam Gordon led the team with 14 kills and Chris Fromm had 11 kills. Nick Gustafson had 7 kills and 11 digs.
On Friday, the Lancers hosted Eastlake who is currently on top of the county power rankings. The fieldhouse was “rocking” as two of the top teams in the county went back and and forth like a heavyweight title fight. After losing game one, the Lancers won the next two before ultimately losing in five exciting games. The Lancer offense was led by middle blockers Bijan Sagart (9 kills) and Zach Thoene who had 11 kills and 7 blocks. Nick Gustafson continued his fine play with 8 kills and 3 aces. David Barrett had 13 digs and Adam Nussbaum had 45 assists.
The Lancers will travel to Cathedral Catholic on Wednesday, May 3 for a 5:15pm match.
Lancer senior volleyball players Alex Goskowicz, Matt Zeko, Jack Brady, Zach Thoene, and Adam Gordon along with the families at Volleyball Senior Night on Friday, April 28.