Parker Sports Wrap 9/18 - 9/24

Cross Country -
Both the boys and girls teams competed at the South Bay Invitational Meet on Friday.  

The boys team placed 16th out of the 26 teams competing.  Senior Tanner Penrose (17:38), Junior Alex Olmeta (18:14), and Senior Jeremy McCollough (18:29) were the team’s top 3 finishers.  In the Frosh/Soph heat, Freshman Spencer Ruff finished in 6th place out of 216 runners with a time of 18:36.

The girls team placed 14th out of the 23 teams competing.  Senior Avi Waldman (16:58), Senior Haley Gale (17:41), and freshman Vivian Benishek (19:06) were the team’s top 3 finishers.  Avi Waldman finished 17th out of the 157 runners.

Boys Sand Volleyball -
Our Sand Volleyball team ran their record to 2-0 with a 3-2 victory over La Jolla.  Our #1 doubles team of David Barrett/Nick Gustafson won their match 22-20 and 21-15. Axel Youngdale and Aries Zander won their match 21-12 and 21-9. The team of Chris Fromm and Mark Tankersley won their match 21-14 and 21-8.

The Lancers will be back in action Wednesday, September 27, when they play Saints at Ocean Beach.

Girl’s Golf -
The Girl’s Golf team defeated Valhalla in a non-league dual match on Wednesday.  It was their first time all season playing with a full team. Caroline Garay, Emma Buechler, and Sofia Carrillo shot the team’s 3 lowest scores.  Both Sofia Carrillo and Cate Hassler their personal best scores.

Caroline Garay was the medalist for the match with a 9 hole score of 37.  This was the 4th match this season where she has posted the lowest score.

Girl’s Volleyball -
On Wednesday, the Girl’s volleyball team lost to Santa Fe Christian in 3 games, 23-25, 13-25, 12-25.  Freshman Rio Lacey provided one of the highlights of the match, recording her first kill.

The team rebounded nicely on Thursday with a 4 game victory over Classical Academy, 25-15, 25-20, 22-25, 25-17.  Arrington Jones had 11 kills and Hannah Blood recorded an .800 hitting percentage to lead the offense, while Berkley Hayes led the defense with 13 digs.

Girl’s Tennis -
Our Girl’s tennis team opened last week winning their first two matches, notching a 14-4 victory over the San Diego Jewish Academy, followed by a 13-5 win over Serra.  They opened league play last Thursday and fell to La Jolla Country Day by a score of 3-15. We beat SDJA 14-4 on Monday.  On Wednesday we beat Serra HS 13-5.  

Next week, you can catch the Lancers in action twice, as they will play matches against both Vincent Memorial and Bishops.

Football -
The football team lost 42-11 to La Jolla Country Day last Friday, dropping their overall record to 0-4.  

Junior Ryan Sanborn led the Lancer’s offense with 43 yards rushing and 197 yards passing, while junior Jonathan Gordon caught 7 passes for 93 yards. Sophomore Sam Camposeco led the team on defense with 20 tackles, including 3 tackles for loss.

The lancers are back in action this coming Friday, September 29th, when they travel to play San Ysidro high school.  Kickoff is at 7pm.
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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