Softball – The Eagles’ season came to close with a two-game loss in the State Semis to GPS, 14-4 and Brentwood Academy 12-6. In the first game, the Eagles let the game slip away early and couldn't recover in the loss to Girls Prep. The St. Benedict at Auburndale Lady Eagles Varsity struggled to put runs on the board and had a tough time defensively containing GPS, giving up 14 runs. Josie Gex was in the circle for the Lady Eagles Varsity. She allowed 11 hits and 13 runs over five innings, striking out two. SBA scattered six hits in the game. Gex and Gabi Ray each managed two hits to lead the Eagles. In the 2nd game the Eagles lost the lead late in a 12-6 to Brentwood Academy The Eagles collected 11 hits and Brentwood Academy had nine in the high-scoring affair. In the first inning, SBA got their offense started when Jade Howard tripled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.They notched four runs in the second inning. The big inning was thanks to singles by Nicole Huber, Howard and Gabi Ray and an error on a ball put in play by Allison Hyatt. Josie Gex took the loss surrendering 12 runs on nine hits over seven innings, striking out one. The Lady Eagles saw the ball well, racking up 11 hits in the game. Howard, Ray and EC Taylor each had multiple hits with Howard leading with three hits in four at bats. The Eagles finish out the year with a 1-13-1 record and a 23rd State Final Four appearance.
Softball - Lady Eagles Softball gets ticket to the State Final Four next week at the TSSAA Spring Fling. The team took back-to-back wins vs Lipscomb Academy in the quarterfinal series, 13-3 and 16-3. Josie Gex was on the mound to get both wins! 23rd trip to State! With the two wins, their overall record is 12-11-1.
Girls Tennis – They Lady Eagles gave it a valiant effort at Baylor, but got a, 4-0, loss to end the season. It was a great run, girls!
Track – The following have advanced to the State Meet -
Catalina Carrasco qualified in the 100m dash; Girls’ 4x100 and 4x200; Boys’ 4x100, 4x400, and 4x800. Close calls came with the girls 4x400 (3.08s), boys 4x200 (0.05s), and Wyatt (HJ) all coming in the 9th spot by a close margin. Caroline Bacon came in 10th in the 300H with a 0.25s margin. Alexis Rittman PR’d in the Triple Jump and is ranked 11th in the state.
Boys Soccer – It was a good year for Eagles Soccer, as their season came to an end vs Briarcrest in a 2-1 loss in the 1st round of playoffs. The game was tied until about 4 minutes left in the game, when the Saints scored. Andrew Culley was the lone scorer for the Eagles. They end with an overall record of 3-11-2.
Track – Placing at the DII AA West Regional Track Championship-
Catalina Carrasco: 1st place, W 100 m dash, 12.79s (season PR); automatic qualifier for State
Kaitlyn Butze: 5th place, W 800 m run, 2:40.88 (PR)
Caroline Bacon: 3rd place, W 300 m Hurdles, 48.73s (PR)
W 4x100m Relay (Bacon, Rittman, Childers, Carrasco): 2nd place, 51.37s
W 4x200m Relay (Bacon, Rittman, Childers, Carrasco): 3rd place, 1:50.36
W 4x400m Relay (Rittman, Butze, Carrasco, Bacon): 2nd place, 4:23.36 (season PR)
Alexis Rittman: 3rd place, W Triple Jump, 32’ 06” (PR)
Brianna Buhart: 6th place, W Shot Put Throw, 29’ 04”
Jordie Balton: 6th place, W Discus Throw, 84’ 10” (PR)
Langston Suggs: 4th place, M 100m dash, 12.04s (PR)
Sam Baker: 5th place, 300 m Hurdles, 45.16s
M 4x100m Relay (Powell, K. Davis, Vinson, Mills): 3rd place, 44.79s (season PR)
M 4x200m Relay (Powell, Blueitt, K. Davis, Mills): 4th place, 1:34.58 (season PR)
M 4x400m Relay (Carrasco, Baker, Dlabaj, Mills): 3rd place, 3:40.05 (season PR)
M 4x800m Relay (Baker, Leoni, Dlabaj, Carrasco): 2nd place, 8:50.43 (season PR—by 23s!)
Wyatt Messmer: 2nd place, M High Jump, 5’ 08”
Baseball – The 3rd game of the 1st Round Series was a heartbreaker for Eagles Baseball, as they lost the lead late in a 9-4 defeat to Briarcrest. The game was tied at four with Briarcrest getting adouble in the top of the 7th on a 2-1 count, scoring two runs. Briracrest got things started in the 1st inning, but the Eagles evened things up at four in the bottom of the fifth inning. Christian Presley drew a walk, scoring one run. SBA notched three runs in the third inning, with big bats in the inning led by doubles by Chase Phillips and Jaylen Wilbon. Nick Roberts took the loss, allowing four hits and five runs over two-thirds of an inning, striking out one and walking one. Chris Sanford started the game for, lasting one inning, allowing two hits and two runs while walking one. The had five hits in the game. Phillips and Wilbon each managed two hits to lead the Eagles. The Eagles were sure-handed in the field and didn't commit a single error. Phillips had the most chances in the field with seven. The Eagles end the year with an overall record of 14-17.
Softball - Josie Gex had all the right stuff for the Lady Eagles, allowing zero runs and besting Briarcrest by a score of 12-0 in the final game of region action and regular season. The victory clinched the region championship for the Eagles, who secured the victory thanks to eight runs in the fourth inning. The big inning was driven by singles by Megan Smith and EC Taylor, doubles by Gex and Alexie Griffin, a sac fly by Gabi Ray and by Jade Howard. Gex, who started went five innings, allowing zero runs on four hits, striking out five and walking one. SBA scattered nine hits in the game. Griffin and Taylor each had multiple hits for St. Benedict at Auburndale Lady Eagles Varsity. The Lady Eagles end the regular season 10-11-1 overall and 4-0 in the region. The win gives them a bye for the 1st round of the state and home advantage for the quarterfinals.
Baseball – Both teams were strong on the hill the Eagles defeated Briarcrest Christian 3-2 in the first game of the State 1st round. St. Benedict pitchers allowed just five hits to the Saints. The Eagles got things moving in the second inning, with an error scoring a run for the Eagles.
Tyler Erspamer was the winning pitcher, lasting five and two-thirds innings, allowing four hits and two runs while striking out four and walking one. Kaelen Culpepper and Jesse Komoroski entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief. Culpepper recorded the last three outs to earn the save for the Eagles. Will Huber led SBA with two hits in three at bats. The Eagles was sure-handed and didn't commit a single error. Jaylen Wilbon made the most plays with five.
In the 2nd game of the series, it came down to the last play, but the Eagles were on the wrong end of a 10-9 defeat to Briarcrest to force a third game. The Saints trailed 9-6 in the bottom of the seventh inning when the Saints got a grand slam walk-off home run.Despite the loss, the Eagles did collect 12 hits in the high-scoring affair. Unfortunately, Briarcrest had ten hits on the way to victory. St. Benedict Eagles fired up the offense in the first inning, when Chase Phillips singled on a 3-2 count, scoring one run. Kaelen Culpepper took the loss, allwoing two runs on two hits and no walks. Christian Presley started the game for theEagles. He went four and two-thirds innings, allowing four runs on four hits and striking out four. The Eagles collected 12 hits. Will Huber, Culpepper, Jaylen Wilbon, Luke Ellis and Phillips all had multiple hits for St. Benedict Eagles. Huber went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead.
Boys Tennis – The Eagles’ season ended in the State Quarterfinals match with a 4-0 loss at Montgomery Bell.
Boys Soccer – The Eagles finished the regular season with a 0-0 tie with BCHS. They played well, but couldn’t get the goal. They are 3-10-2 overall in (0-5-1) headed to the 1st round of State.
Girls Tennis – The Lady Eagles had a great night on the court, getting a 4-0 win over St. Agnes to advance to the State Quarterfinals at Baylor next Monday. Great job!
Track – Alexis Rittman captured 3rd place in the triple jump at the Regional Track Championship, with a personal best of 32’ 6”. And, Jordie Balton finished 6th in the girls discus throw with a personal best mark of 84’ 10”.
Softball – The Lady Eagles capped off a great Senior Night celebration by getting a region win over St. Agnes, 16-1, in a run-rule shortened game. The Lady Eagles are 9-11-1 overall and 3-0 in the region.
Boys Tennis – The Eagles advance to the State Quarterfinals in Nashville vs Montgomery Bell after beating Briarcrest, 7-0 in the crossover matches.
Baseball – The Eagles pulled out late vs Briarcrest to gain the lead and win, 8-3, in their 2nd game of the region tournament to stay alive. The game was tied at three with St. Benedict Eagles batting in the bottom of the sixth when. SBA got on the board in the first inning. St. Benedict Eagles scored one run when Luke Ellis singled. Christian Presley got the win for the Eagles. He lasted four and two-thirds innings, allowing four hits and three runs while striking out four. Chris Sanford threw two and a third innings in relief out of the bullpen. Sanford recorded the last seven outs to earn the save for St. Benedict Eagles. The Eagles saw the ball well, racking up 11 hits in the game. Will Huber, Ellis and Presley all managed multiple hits. Huber was 3-for-3 at the plate to lead the Eagles in hits. In the 3rd game that followed with CBHS, it was a pitcher’s duel, but the Eagles came up short, 2-1. The Brothers got on the boards early scoring on an error in the first inning and a single in the second inning. Luke Ellis took the loss for the Eagles. He allowed three hits and two runs over two innings. Ellis and Jaylen Wilbon each collected one hit for SBA. The Eagles finished 3rd in the tournament to make them the 3rd seed in upcoming State 1st Round. They will host Briarcrest in a best of two series to advance. The hold a 13-15 record.
Boys Soccer – The Eagles got their 5th loss in region to MUS, 2-0. They move to a 3-10-1 record and 0-5 in the region. They finish region action at Briarcrest. They will travel for the 1st round.
Softball – The Lady Eagles put up 11 runs in the second inning on its way to an 18-3 victory over St Agnes in region play. Abby Blackstock, HaleyPaige Gilroy, EC Taylor, Aleix Scott and Bailey McBryde all moved runners across the plate with RBIs in the inning. Gaska led things off on the rubber for the Eagles. She surrendered three runs on three hits over three innings, striking out two. SBA collected 12 hits. Gaska, Smith, Scott, Josie Gex and Gilroy all managed multiple hits. The team is 8-11-1 overall and 2-0 in the region.
Baseball – Eagles Baseball fell behind early and couldn't come back in a 4-0 loss to Christian Brothers in the 1st round of the Region Tournament. CBHS scored on a walk and a stolen base in the second inning. A single by Will Huber in the first inning was a positive for the Eagles Bryan Seaman took the loss lasting one and two-thirds innings, allowing zero hits and two runs while striking out one. Kaelen Culpepper and Huber all had one hit to lead the Eagles. SBA was sure-handed in the field and didn't commit a single error. Connor Phillips had the most chances in the field with three. The bats were swinging, but hits were right at the fielders. The Eagles are 12-14.
Softball – Lady Eagles Softball nabbed the lead late in the game in a 13-3 region victory over Briarcrest. It was the first region game of the season. The game was tied at three with the Eagles batting in the bottom of the fifth and Alexie Griffin doubled on a 2-0 count, scoring one. SBA secured the victory thanks to eight runs in the sixth inning. The big inning was thanks to singles by EC Taylor, Griffin, and Aleix Scott, a groundout by Nicole Huber, an error on a ball put in play by Gabi Ray, and a double by Jade Howard. Josie Gex was on the mound for St. Benedict going six innings, allowing three runs on seven hits and striking out five. The Eagles collected 12 hits on the day. Allison Hyatt, Griffin and Taylor all had multiple hits. Hyatt went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead in hits. No errors for the Eagles with Ray getting five chances in the field, the most on the team. The Lady Eagles are 7-11-1 overall and 1-0 in the region.
Girls Tennis – Sean Mullen lost to her Hutchison opponent, 6-1, 6-1, as did the Doubles Team of Juliette Hirsch/Katelyn Dabney, 6-1, 6-3, for 3rd place and advancement to State individuals. Therefore, the Lady Eagles Singles season is over.
Girls Tennis – The Doubles Team of Hirsch/Dabney and Sean Mullen in the singles tournament lost, 6-2, 6-4 and 6-1, 6-0 respectively. They play for 3rd place and a chance to advance to the State Individuals.
Boys Soccer – The Eagles lost in a region match-up with CBHS, 3-0. This puts them at 3-9-1 overall and 0-4 in the region.
Girls Tennis – Sean Mullen advanced to the semifinals with a 6-1, 6-0 victory and the Doubles Team of Juliette Hirsch/Katelyn Dabney also advanced with a 6-3, 6-4 victory.
Baseball - Eagles Baseball got a nice victory over Bartlett, 8-7, stealing the lead late in the game. The game was tied at six in the sixth when a wild pitch allowed two runs across the plate for the Eagles. There was plenty of action on the base paths as the Eagles collected six hits. The Eagles scored one run in the top of the third, when Jaylen Wilbon hit a solo homer. Nick Roberts pitched the Eagles to victory. He allowed one hit and two runs over two innings. Jesse Komoroski, Kaelen Culpepper and Ian Blaylock all put in work on the pitcher's mound in relief out of the bullpen, steering their team towards the victory. Culpepper recorded the last two outs to earn the save for SBA. Luke Ellis started the game, lasting three innings, allowing four hits and four runs while striking out one and walking one. SBA tallied two home runs on the day. Connor Phillips had a long ball in the sixth inning. Wilbon went deep in the third inning. Christian Presley, Ellis, Wilbon, Corey Moore, Phillips and Will Huber each collected one hit. The Eagles are 12-13 overall, (2-4, region).
Softball – The Lady Eagles got a great come-back win over Fayette Academy, 7-5, in a back and forth game. The game was tied at five with the Eagles at bat in the bottom of the seventh when an error scored three runs for SBA. Fayette Academy took an early lead in the second inning, but the Eagles knotted the game up at three in the bottom of the fifth inning, when Abby Blackstock reached base on a dropped third strike. Josie Gex led things off on the rubber for SBA. She lasted seven innings, allowing nine hits and five runs while striking out four. Gex, Alexie Griffin, Allison Hyatt, Gabi Ray and Blackstock each collected one hit. They didn't commit a single error in the field. Blackstock had five chances in the field, the most for the team. The Lady Eagles are 6-11-1 as they head into region action.
Tennis – The following girls advanced to the quarterfinals of the Individual Regional Tournament: Jolie Taty won 6-0,6-0 & Finn Mullen/Allie Baxter won 6-0.6-0. No boys advanced in the individuals.
Baseball – It was a pitchers’ duel in another close game for the Eagles, as they came out on the bottom, again, vs MUS, 3-2, on Senior Day. Both teams were strong on the mound, but MUS was just a little bit stronger at the Christian Presley started the game for the Eagles and recorded nine outs and got the loss, surrendering three hits over three innings, striking out five. Luke Ellis, Jaylen Wilbon and Kaelen Culpepper each managed one hit for the Eagles. The team has one more game (non-region vs Bartlett) before heading into the Region Tournament. They are 11-13 overall and 2-4 in the region.
Boys Soccer - Nice day at The Nest with the Eagles getting a nice win over the Memphis Nighthawks, 3-2. Senior Kiko Martinez scored twice and Telly Slayton contributed one for the Eagles, who are 3-8-1 overall and 0-3 in region.
Baseball – It was a heartbreaker for the Eagles, as they lost the lead late in a 3-1 region defeat vs MUS. The game was tied at one with the Owls batting in the bottom of the sixth, scored one run. MUS got on the board in the first inning when the Eagles evened things up at one in the top of the third inning when Jaylen Wilbon drew a walk, scoring one run. Chris Sanford took the loss for the Eagles. He went two innings, allowing two runs on three hits and striking out one. Bryan Seaman started the game, allowing two hits and one run over four innings, striking out three. Luke Ellis, Wilbon and Will Huber each collected a hit to lead the Eagles. St. Benedict Eagles didn't commit a single error in the field. Corey Moore had the most chances in the field with five. St. Benedict tore up the base paths, as two players stole at least two bases. Huber led the way with two. Their record moves to 11-12 overall and 2-3 in region.
Girls Lacrosse – The Lady Eagles ended their year with a lopsided loss to Houston, 21-9. They end the season with a 5-11-1 record.
Boys Soccer – The Eagles lost a heartbreaker in a 2-1 loss to Briarcrest. It was a good game, with the Eagles coming up just short. Senior Kiko Martinez scored for SBA. They are 2-8-1 overall and 0-3 in region.
Boys Lacrosse – The season ended for Boys LAX with an almost win. The lost to Arlington, 10-9. The Eagles record for 5-8 as the season comes to a close.
Tennis – Both the girls and boys had a tough night at St. George’s with both getting losses. The boys were blanked, but the girls did get on the boards. This was the last regular season match with both teams finishing 3rd in the regular region aaction as they head into the Region Tournament.
Girls: St. George 6 def SBA 3
Sean Mullen (SBA) def Hannah Grace Howell , 8-6
Jolie Taty (SBA) def Caroline MCDowell, 8-1
Sidney Marr (SG) def Allie Baxter, 8-1
Sara Matheson (Sg) def Finn Mullen, 8-5
Sam Patton (SG) def Maggie Alexander, 8-3
Annie Brann (SG) def Katelyn Dabney, 8-5
HHowell/CMcDowell (SG) def SMullen/FMullen, 8-5
SMarr/SPatton/ (SG) def JTaty/JHirsch, 8-3
KAntonopulus/AMagusiak (Sg) def ABran/SMatheson. 8-5
Boys: St. George 9 def SBA 0
Walker Stearns (Sg) def Austin Palanki, 8-0
John Kimball (SG) def Cyrus Rector, 8-0
Shaun Burgess (SG) def Grady Jennings, 8-2
Jack Graddy (Sg) def Cody Goodnight, 8-2
Thomas Mann (Sg) def Joshua Beer, 8-5
Pierce Nellessen (Sg) def Daniel Pickett, 8-0
WStearns/JKimball (Sg) def APalanki/CRector, 8-0
SBurgess/JGraddy (Sg) def CGoodnight/SBurnett, 6-1 Retired
TMann/PNellessen (Sg) def JBeer/GJennings, 8-2
Baseball – The Eagles stayed in it until the end, but Houston pulled away late in a 10-7 victory in non-region action. The game was tied at seven with Houston batting in the bottom of the sixth to go ahead. Despite the loss, SBA collected eight hits in the high-scoring affair. After St. Benedict scored four runs in the top of the third, Houston answered with four of their own. The Eagles scored when Jaylen Wilbon's sac fly scored one run and Garrett Knott singled on a 2-2 count, scoring two runs. Chris Sanford took the loss for the Eagles. He lasted one inning, allowing two hits and two runs while striking out one. Nick Roberts started the game for SBA. He lasted two and two-thirds innings, allowing one hit and four runs while striking out three Wilbon and Luke Ellis each collected two hits to lead the Eagles. The Eagles are 11-11 overall (2-2).
Softball – The Lady Eagles sailed to an easy victory over Arlington, 9-1, opening up scoring in the first inning. Gabi Ray drew a walk, scoring one run and later the Eagles notched three runs in the seventh inning. Lady Eagles batters contributing to the big 7th inning included Allison Hyatt, Jade Howard and Josie Gex, all driving in runs in the inning. Gex was on the mound, going seven innings, allowing one run on three hits and striking out two. The Eagles totaled ten hits in the game. Hyatt, Alexie Griffin and Gex each managed multiple hits. The team is 5-11-1 on the year.
Tennis – The Eagles came up against a tough Collierville squad and took a loss for both boys and girls.
Girls - Collierville 5 def SBA 2
Romane Britt C) def Sean Mullen, 8-6
Sneha Sinha (C) def Jolie Taty, 8-1
Abbey Thompson (C) def Finn Mullen, 8-5
Rebecca Mars (C) def Juliette Hirsch, 8-2
Maggy Alexander (SBA) def Kathy Cui, 8-6
SSinha/AThompson (C) def SMullen/FMullen, 8-4
JTaty/JHirsch (SBA) def CFarris/EHansen
Boys - Collierville 7 def SBA 0
Regan Ballard (C) def Austin Palanki, 8-6
Josh Thompson (C) def Cyrus Rector, 8-2
Lucas Vanucii (C) def Grady Jennings, 8-1
Logan Tyner (C) def Sam Burnett, 8-0
Harrison Stewart (C) def Cody Goodnight, 8-1
JThompson/LVanucii (C) def APalanki/CRector, 8-0
RBallard/APathac (C) def GJennings/JBeer, 8-3
Water Polo – Oh so close for the Eagles, as they came back from a 4-point deficit to come with- in 1 of CBHS in the West Region Sectional match for State seeding. The Brothers scored 1 more goal in the last few seconds of the game to clinch the match, 8-6. The Eagles move on to the State Championships in 2 weeks. They are 3-8 overall.
Boys Lacrosse – The Eagles split a Nashville-area road trip pair of games, losing to Nolensville, 7-4, but beating Clarksville, 7-4. The Eagles are 5-7 for the year.
Girls Lacrosse – The Lady Eagles hung in there, but just couldn’t close the deal, as they lost to St. Agnes 11-9. They are 5-11-1, with the last game on Friday.
Boys Soccer – A big loss for the Eagles, who couldn’t get on the boards with region rival MUS, losing 4-0. The Eagles are 2-7-1 overall and 0-2 in the region.
Baseball – It was a DeSoto Central night at SBA, as the Eagles dropped two to the Jags, 12-4, in the 1st game and, 14-0, in the 2nd. The Eagles fell behind early in the first game and couldn't come back. The Eagles to contain the Jags high-powered offense. SBA did put up three runs in the third inning. Jaylen Wilbon and Chase Phillips each had RBIs in the frame. Bryan Seaman took the loss, allowing six hits and five runs over 2 2/3 innings, striking out four. Wilbon went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead the Eagles in hits.In the 2nd game, the Eagles fell behind early, giving up 14 runs. Luke Ellis took the loss for St. Benedict Eagles. He lasted 2 2/3 innings, allowing three hits and ten runs while striking out four. Ellis and Will Huber each collected one hit to lead the Eagles. The losses drop the Eagles’ record to 11-10 overall (2-2 in region).
Soccer – The Eagles didn’t help themselves, but helped Harding by shooting a goal them, losing, 1-0. The Eagles outshot the Lions, 19-4, but couldn’t find the back of the net. They are 2-6-1 (0-1 in region).
Softball – Following the Baseball team, the Lady Eagles also took a loss from DeSoto Central, 3-0. Both teams were strong on the mound, but the Lady Jags was just a little bit stronger at the plate. Josie Gex started the game for the Lady Eagles Varsity and recorded 18 outs in 6 innings, 3 runs, 5 hits and striking out 4.One bright spot for SBA was a single by Nicole Huber in the third inning. Huber and Allison Hyatt each collected one hit to lead in hitting. The Lady Eagles are 4-11-1 for the season.
Girls Lacrosse – As Girls LAX approaches the end of the year, they are meeting some tough competition. They lost to Lausanne, 16-9 to bring their record to 5-10-1 on the year. They have 2 games left in the season.
Baseball – Eagles Baseball couldn’t quite erase a 6-run deficit in a 6-4 loss to Harding Academy. SBA fought back after falling behind by 6 runs in the 3rd inning. The Eagles scored three runs in the failed comeback on a double by Will Huber and an error. The Eagles couldn't keep up with Harding Academy early in the game, as Harding got things moving in the first inning. St. Benedict tallied four runs in the fifth inning, driven by an error on a ball put in play by Kaelen Culpepper and a double by Huber. Tyler Erspamer took the loss for the Eagles, lasting six innings, allowing five hits and six runs while striking out five. Corey Moore and Huber each collected one hit to lead in hitting. The Eagles are 11-8 overall and 2-2 in the region.
Boys Soccer – It was a tough night for the Eagles has they only trailed, 1-0, at CBHS at half-time. Lost 4-0. The Brothers scored early in the 2nd half due to an SBA error and the Eagles could never recover. They are 2-5-1 overall and 0-1 in the region.
Baseball – Eagles Baseball fought back after falling down by six runs in the fourth inning. The comeback fell just short though, in a, 10-8, defeat to Magnolia Heights. The Eagles tallied three runs in the failed comeback. Jaylen Wilbon, Connor Phillips and Kaelen Culpepper fueled the rally with RBIs. SBA put up three more runs in the seventh inning. The big inning was driven by a single by Phillips and a groundout by Culpepper. Christian Presley took the loss for the Eagles. He went 1 2/3 innings, allowing seven runs on four hits and striking out two. Will Huber led with two hits in four at bats. The Eagles’ record stands at 11-7 overall.
Softball - The Lady Eagles Softball Team beat Jonesboro 7-2. The Eagles got things started in the second inning when EC Taylor singled on a 0-2 count, scoring two runs. Josie Gex led things off on the hill for SBA, allowing four hits and two runs over seven innings, striking out one and walking one. Taylor was 3-for-4 at the plate to lead Lady Eagles in hits. The Lady Eagles are 4-10-1 for the season.
Boys Tennis – Although, it was a 7-0 loss, the Eagles were very competitive in a region match with CBHS.
CBHS 7 def SBA 0
John Morgan Gates (CBHS) def Austin Palanki, 8-3
Matthew Keelar (CBHS) def Cyrus Rector, 8-3
Kellum Doty (CBHS) def Grady Jennings, 8-3
Chris Beals (CBHS) def Cody Goodnight, 8-0
James Strickland (CBHS) def Daniel Picket, 8-2
Carson Payne (CBHS) def Keegan Dolan, 8-3
Luke Spencer (CBHS) def Luke Spencer, 6-0
JGates/CBals (CBHS) def APalanki/CRector, 8-3
KDoty/BBalink (CBHS) def JBeer/GJennings, 8-3
JHaynes/JStrickland (CBHS) CGoodnight/DPicket, 8-0
CPayne/NNanddwani (CBHS) def Bkisler/KDolan, 8-1
Water Polo – The Eagles Water Polo team suffered two losses. In the first loss to Collierville, 8-5, Zach Ryan scored 3 goals and Jack Leoni and Emily Haff scored 1 each. Goalie Andrew Williams had 5 blocks and 2 takeaways. Gauge Nesbitt led in assists with 2. In the second game, the Eagles lost to MHEA, 10-2, (the first-place team in the state) and could only score 1 goal each from Zach Ryan and Andrew Williams, who came out of the cage to get some field play. That put back-up goalie Wyatt Ellis in goal for some experience and he put up 3 blocks and 1 takeaway. The Eagles are 3-7 for the regular season and sets the team up to play CBHS in the West Sectional Tournament Friday at 7:00.
Boys Soccer – Boys Soccer split in the annual Rivals Tournament with a rainout on Saturday. They tied Cordova,1-1 in the first match, with Arman Guron scoring off an assist from Isaiah Neal. In a hard-fought game on Sunday, the Eagles lost to Rossview, 1-0. The Eagles are 2-4-1 on the year.
Boys/Girls Tennis – Girls Tennis finish 2nd in the A Division in the weather-shortened Trinity Christian Tennis Tournament in Jackson. Both the boys and girls competed and the following placed as individuals - Sean Mullen, Singles 2nd winner A Division, Juliette Hirsch, singles 5 winner A Division, Jolie Taty singles 1 winner A Division and Katelyn Dabney Singles 6 winner A Division. In the boys - Daniel Pickett, consolation singles 6 winner and Sam Burnett, runner-up singles 5 winner.
Baseball – Eagles Baseball grabbed an early lead on its way to an 11-7 victory over ECS tonight. SBA scored on a triple by Kaelan Culpepper in the first inning, a single by Jaylen Wilbon in the first inning, a passed ball during Christian Presley's at bat in the first inning, a single by Patrick Maginn in the second inning and a groundout by Will Huber in the second inning. The base paths were crowded in this high-scoring game. The Eagles collected 12 hits on the night. They took the lead for good with three runs in the second inning on an ECS wild pitch allowing one run to score and Huber grounded out, scoring two runs. Luke Ellis was the winning pitcher for the Eagles. He lasted three and a third innings, allowing four hits and seven runs while striking out two. Chris Sanford and Ian Blaylock entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief. Corey Moore, Culpepper, Wilbon and Ellis each had multiple hits for St. Benedict Eagles. Moore went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead in hits. The Eagles were sure-handed and didn't commit a single error. Chase Phillips made the most plays with seven. The Eagles are 11-6.
Boys Lacrosse – Not a great night for the Eagles, as they lose, 14-0, to a tough Collierville team. The Eagles are 4-6 on the year.
B/G Tennis – Despite giving it a great effort, the Eagles Boys and Girls Tennis teams succumbed to Houston, 7-2 and 6-3.
Baseball – The Eagles watched the game slip away early and couldn't recover in a 7-2 loss to St. George's. Jesse Komoroski took the loss, allowing seven hits and four runs over three and two-thirds innings. Luke Ellis led the Eagles with two hits in three at bats. The Eagles are 10-6 overall.
Girls Lacrosse – The Lady Eagles came up against a tough and experienced Collierville team, losing, 17-2. The Lady Eagles are 5-9-1 for the year.
B/G Tennis – It was a clean sweep for Eagles Tennis, with both the Boys and Girls beating Briarcrest, 7-0.
St. Benedict 7 def Briarcrest 0
Cyrus Rector (SBA) def Ridge Pickering, 8-1
Grady Jennings (SBA) def Alex Hatmaker, 8-3
KDolan/DPickett (SBA) def RPickering/AHatmaker, 8-3
St. Benedict 7 def Briarcrest 0
Jolie Taty (SBA) def Jada Okihira, 8-1
Juliette Hirsch (SBA) def Kathleen Nutt, 9-8
Finn Mullen (SBA) def Maddie Allen, 8-3
Maggie Alexander (SBA) def Grace LaFleur, 8-0
Katelyn Dabney (SBA) def Ally Willoughby, 8-2
Sophie Scoggins (SBA) def Brooklyn Scheidt, 8-0
JTaty/JHirsch (SBA) def JOkihira/KNutt, 8-0
FMullen/ABaxter (SBA) def MAllen/GLaFleur, 8-6
SScoggins/KMorris (SBA) def AWilloughby/KMelencon, 8-5
Baseball – The Eagles rebounded from the previous night and cruised to 12-1 win over Briarcrest in region action. Bryan Seaman gets the win SBA cruised to an easy victory over Briarcrest 12-1. The Eagles opened-up scoring in the first inning, when Jaylen Wilbon singled on the first pitch, scoring one run. The Eagles notched six runs in the sixth inning. The rally was led by singles from Chase Phillips, Luke Ellis and Kaelan Culpepper and a walk by Christian Presley. Bryan Seaman was credited with the victory. He went six innings, allowing one run on five hits, striking out nine with no walks. The Eagles are 10-5 overall and 2-2 in the region.
Softball – Lady Eagles Softball fought back after falling behind by 11 runs in the 4th vs Lewisburg. The comeback fell just short though, in a 14-13 loss. The Lady Eagles put up 12 hits in the comeback attempt. In the bottom of the 7th, the Eagles tied things up at 13 when Jade Howard singled on the first pitch, scoring two runs. The Lady Eagles scored five runs in the fifth inning. The rally was led by doubles by Howard and Alexie Griffin and a fielder's choice by Allison Hyatt. Josie Gex led things off on the hill for the Eagles. She allowed 13 hits and 13 runs over eight innings, striking out three. SBA tallied 11 hits in the game. Hyatt, EC Taylor, and Howard each collected multiple hits with Taylor and Hyatt getting three each to lead the Eagles.
The Lady Eagles are 3-10-1 for the season.
Girls Tennis – The Lady Eagles were short-handed in a 6-1 loss to St. Mary’s with two top numbers not playing and a formidable St. Mary’s squad.
St. Mary's 6 def St. Benedict 1
Esha Ganis (SMS) def Finn Mullen, 8-1
Juliette Hirsch (SBA) def Grace Murray, 8-6
Lila Bear (SMS) def Maggie Alexander, 8-0
Anna Taylor (SMS) def Allie Baxter, 8-0
Ceila Stem (SMS) def Katelyn Dabney, 8-1
Grace Sammarco (SMS) def Katie Morris, 8-2
EGanis/CStem (SMS) def FMullen/ABaxter, 8-2
LBear/GMurray (SMS def JHirsch/SScoggins, 8-4
JPreston/KStukenborg (SMS) def KAntonopulous/AMagusiak, 8-1
Baseball – The Varsity gave it a valiant effort in 2-time come-back, but fell just short to Briarcrest, 6-5, in 9 innings. The Eagles stayed in it until the end, but Briarcrest pulled away late. The game was tied at five with Briarcrest batting in the top of the ninth when an error scored one run for the Saints. The Eagles evened things up at five in the bottom of the sixth inning when Kaelan Culpepper singled on a 0-1 count, scoring two runs. They notched three runs in the sixth inning, scoring its runs on a single by Culpepper. Ian Blaylock took the loss for the Eagles. He went two innings, allowing one run on three hits, striking out one and walking zero. Presley started the game for SBA, allowing four hits and one run over four innings, striking out six. The Eagles tallied seven hits in the game. Culpepper and Cameron Reeder all collected multiple hits each managing two hits to lead the Eagles. Corey Moore led with two stolen bases, as they ran wild on the base paths with five stolen bases. The Eagles are 9-5 overall and 1-2 in the region.
Girls Lacrosse – A great night for Ladies LAX with a huge win over Bartlett, 15-6, while honoring our seniors on Senior Night - #7 Diane Madeksho, #2 Katie Lafferty, #15 Jamie Brannon and #6 Angelica Rivas. The Lady Eagles are 5-8-1 on the year
Water Polo – The Water Polo Team captured a double win vs CBHS and St. George’s. In the first match the Eagles defeated CBHS in an exciting match, 5-4. Goalie Andrew Williams blocked 10 shots and had 3 take-aways. Leading scorer was Zach Ryan with 2. Jenny Farler, Jack Leoni, and Alex Vinton each had 1 goal. Zach also led the team in assists with 2. Jack and Erin Haff each had one assist. In the second game, the eagles beat St George’s 9-2. Andrew Williams, again, was great against the Gryphons with 8 blocked shots and 7 take-aways. Leading scorers with 2 each were Jack Leoni and Emily Haff. The rest of the scores were spread out among Zach Ryan, Jenny Farler, Gauge Nesbitt, freshmen Alex Vinton and Brianna Ayers. The Eagles are 3-5 on the year.
Boys Soccer – The Eagles opened the Gulf Coast Cup Tournament with a shut out over Robertsdale (AL), 2-0. SBA goals were from Telly Slayton and Arman Guron. In the 2nd game, the Eagles sustained several injuries and lost, 3-1, vs Rhea County (TN), with the goal from Kiko Martinez. In the third game, late on the 2nd night, the Eagles lost to a good Fairview (TN) team, 4-2. Goals were made by Isaiah Neal and Martinez, with Robby Van Brott in goal. The Eagles are 2-3 for the year.
Boys Lacrosse – The Eagles, who are short-handed with injuries, took a 5-12 loss vs. Lausanne. They are 4-5 on the year.
Baseball – Early game for Eagles baseball in the USA Classic because of threatening weather tomorrow. And, Eagles get the win over previously unbeaten Brighton, 4-1. The game was tied at one with SBA batting in the bottom of the fifth when Kaelan Culpepper singled on a 2-1 count, scoring one run. Christian Presley was the winning pitcher, allowing two hits and one run over seven innings, striking out six and walking one. The Eagles racked up eight hits. Jaylen Wilbon and Luke Ellis each had two hits. The Eagles didn't commit a single error. Chase Phillips had six chances in the field, the most on the team.
The Eagles followed with another victory in the USA Classic in an evening game vs Marshall County (Benton,KY), winning 15-10. The game was tied at ten with the Eagles at bat in the top of the eighth when an error scored two runs. Bats blistered as SBA collected 15 hits and Marshall County tallied 12 in the high-scoring game. The Eagles captured the lead in the second inning when Kaelan Culpepper hit into a fielder's choice, scoring one run. Luke Ellis led the Eagles to victory on the mound. He went four innings, allowing one run on two hits and striking out five. Nick Roberts threw two innings in relief out of the bullpen. Jesse Komoroski started the game for SBA. He went two innings, allowing five runs on six hits and walking one. The Eagles collected 15 hits. Will Huber, Corey Moore, Chris Sanford and Culpepper each had multiple hits for St. Benedict Eagles. Sanford, Moore, and Huber all had three hits. After today’s wins, the Eagles are 9-4 on the year.
Softball – The lady Eagles lost the lead late in a 7-5 defeat to Lake Cormorant. The game was tied at five with Lake Cormorant scoring two runs. The Lady Eagles lost despite out-hitting Lake Cormorant eight to seven. Josie Gex led things off on the hill for SBA, lasting six innings, allowing seven hits and seven runs while striking out one. Alexie Griffin led with two hits in three at bats. EC Taylor had three stolen bases, as they ran wild on the base paths with seven stolen bases. The Lady Eagles are 3-9-1 on the year.
Tennis – Similar to the day before the Lady Eagles get a win over ECS, while the boys faltered and lost. The girls won in a squeaker, ECS, 5-4. It was a big win for the girls with the Doubles Team of Sophie Scoggins & Katie Morris winning the deciding match 9-8. The boys lost 7-0.
St. Benedict 5 vs ECS 4
Sean Mullen (SBA) def Virginia Stanley, 8-2
Joli Taty (SBA) def Kathleen Parrish, 8-0
Gaby Rowland (E) def Finn Mullen, 9-7
Shea Carruth (E) def Allie Baxter, 8-4
Mia Floriani (E) def Maggie Alexander, 9-8
Samantha Hyneman (E) def Katelyn Dabney, 8-4
JHirisch/JTaty (SBA) def VStanley/KParrish, 8-2
FMullen/SMullen (SBA) def GRowland/SCarruth, 8-1
SScoggins/KMorris (SBA) def SHyneman/CBowen, 9-8
ECS 7 vs SBA 0
Hamilton Jackson, (E) def Cyrus Rector, 8-0
Josh McCalla (E) def Cody Goodnight, 8-0
Jackson Shropshire (e) def Grady Jennings, 8-2
Luke Harris (E) def Daniel Pickett, 8-3
Jacob Epperson (E) def Sam Burnett, 9-7
Sam Holland (E) def Keegan Dolan, 8-1
HJackson/JMcCalla (E) def CRector/GJennings, 8-2
SJohnson/LHarris (E) def GJennings/DPickett, 9-7
JLyle/JHewitt (E) def CGoodnight/KDolan, 8-6
GSteed/CCrosby (E) def BKisler/TBlack, 8-3
Baseball – The Eagles’ effort to come back from down five runs in the 2nd inning came up just short, as they fell 7-6 to Calera in the 1st game of their USA Classic. The Eagles scored five runs in the failed comeback on a double by Kaelan Culpepper, a single by Chase Phillips and a single by Connor Phillips. Culpepper took the loss allowing one hit, two runs over one inning, with no walks. Bryan Seaman started the game for the Eagles. He went two innings, allowing five runs on three hits and striking out one. SBA had six hits in the game. The Eagles are 7-4 on the year.
Lacrosse – It was a Lacrosse double header at the SBA turf field, but both the girls and boys came up short. The girls took a loss from Briarcrest, 18-6, and the boys, with several players out due to injuries, lost to a previously beaten Bartlett, 15-3. The girls record is 4-8-1 and the boys are even at 4-4.
Tennis – Great night for girls tennis, as they get their 2nd win in as many days. They swept Brighton, 9-0. The boys didn’t fare as well, losing by the same score to Brighton, 0-9.
St. Benedict 9 vs Brighton 0
Joli Taty (SBA) def Mackenzie Winnans, 8-2
Sean Mullen (SBA) def Andi Coulston, 8-0
Finn Mullen (SBA) def Aubrey Burks, 8-1
Maggie Alexander (SBA) def Macauley Jones, 8-4
Allie Baxter (SBA) def La Raie King, 9-7
Juliette Hirsh (SBA) def Mary Grace Washington, 8-2
JTaty/JHirsch (SBA) def Winnans/La Raie King, 8-2
SMullen/KDabney (SBA) def ACoulston/MJones, 8-1
AMagusiak/KAntonopulos(SBA) def ABurks/MWashington, 8-4
Brighton 9 vs SBA 0
Cody Strickland (B) def Cyrus Rector, 8-4
Austin Russell (B) def Grady Jennings, 8-0
Caleb Meyer (B) def Sam Burnett, 8-4
Victor Tan (B) def Cody Goodnight, 6-2
Brady Spray (B) def Daniel Pickett, 6-2
Brandon Hanks (B) def Keegan Dolan, 6-2
GSpray/CMeyer (B) def GJennings/SBurnett, 8-3
CBetts/MMcDonald (B) def KDolan/DPickett, 8-4
BHanks/BSpray (B) def CGoodnight/BKisler, 7-6
Softball – The Lady Eagles clawed back, but fell just short to Hernando, 10-9 in the top of the DH. Despite a 5-run deficit in the fourth inning, the Eagles almost came all the way back, scoring five runs in the failed comeback on a wild pitch during Alexie Griffin's at bat in the fourth, a walk by Josie Gex in the fourth and a double by Gex in the sixth. The Eagles were right in it until Hernando scored, again, in the eighth. The Eagles evened things up at nine in the bottom of the sixth inning when Gex doubled on a 2-2 count, scoring three runs. The Eagles put up three runs in the 6th with a help of a double from Gex. She was on the mound for the Eagles and lasted eight innings, allowing ten hits and nine runs while striking out two. Jade Howard led with two hits in five at bats and Gabi Ray got a solo homer. In the 2nd game of the double header, the Eagles fell behind early to Hernando, but a groundout in the sixth inning helped SBA battle to a 6-6 tie. EC Taylor, Megan Smith, Jade Howard and Gabi Ray each collected one hit to lead the Eagles. The game was called in the top of the 7th due to lightening. They are 3-8-1 on the year.
Girls Tennis – It was tight, but girls tennis pulled out a win over St. Agnes, 5-2.
St. Benedict 5 vs St. Agnes 2
Sean Mullen (SBA) def Mallory Piwanka, 8-1
Jolie Taty (SBA) def Mary Harkins, 8-0
Finn Mullen (SBA) def Kara Kane, 8-4
Libby Wunderlich (SAA) def Allie Baxter, 9-8
Isabella Gattas (SAA) def Katelyn Dabney, 8-4
Maggie Alexander (SBA) def Mary Dryer Smith, 8-3
JTaty/JHirsch (SBA) def MPiwanka/MHarkins, 8-3
SMullen/FMullen (SBA) def LWunderlich/IGattas, 8-0
KKane/LFlettrich (SAA) def SScoggins/KMorris, 8-2
Baseball – The Eagles had everything working, winning big over White Station 8-1. The Eagles got things moving in the first inning. Chase Phillips's SAC fly scored one run and the Eagles scored 4 runs in the fourth inning. The offensive firepower by the Eagles was led by Kaelan Culpepper, Jaylen Wilbon and Garrett Knott, all knocking in runs in the inning. Nick Roberts led SBA to victory on the pitcher's mound. He lasted four innings, allowing one hit and one run while striking out six and giving up no walks. Luke Ellis threw three innings in relief out of the bullpen. Culpepper led the Eagles with two hits in four at bats. The Eagles are 7-3 on the year.
Baseball – The Eagles fell behind early and couldn't come back in a 7-3 loss to CBHS. Christian Brothers scored on a single by Jarret Fowlkes and a double by Avery Hastings in the second inning. Despite out-hitting the Brothers 10-9, the Eagles got behind and never caught up. Christian Brothers got things started in the first inning. An error scored one run for CBHS. SBA put up three runs in the fourth inning. The big inning was thanks to a triple by Will Huber, a fielder's choice by Luke Ellis and a double by Kaelan Culpepper. Tyler Erspamer took the loss for St. Benedict Eagles. He allowed five hits and six runs over two and two-thirds innings, striking out two and walking one. The Eagles racked up ten hits in the game. Huber and Chase Phillips each had multiple hits, with Huber batting 4-for-4 at the plate to lead SBA in hits. The Eagles are 6-3 overall and 1-1 in the region.
Soccer – It wasn’t a good night for the Eagles on the Pitch as they met-up with a tough White Station Spartan team, losing 4-0 in a non-region match-up. The Eagles are 1-1 in the early season.
Softball – St. Benedict Lady Eagles Softball Clinches Lead in Sixth Inning for Victory Over Bartlett! The Lady Eagles stole the lead late in the game in the 14-9 win. The game was tied at seven with the Lady Eagles batting in the bottom of the sixth when Gabi Ray led the Eagles to victory by driving in six runs. She went 3-for-4 at the plate. Ray drove in runs on a single in the fourth and a grand slam in the sixth. Josie Gex toed the rubber for the Eagles. She lasted seven innings, allowing ten hits and nine runs while striking out five. SBA collected 12 hits on the day. Ray, Alexie Griffin, EC Taylor and Anika Gaska each racked up multiple hits. Taylor, Griffin and Ray all had three hits. The Lady Eagles are 3-7 for the year.
Baseball – The Eagles opened region action with a 4-1 win at CBHS. They claimed the lead and held the lead in the 6th inning. The game was tied at one with in the top of the sixth when an error scored one run for the Eagles. Bryan Seaman was credited with the victory for SBA . He surrendered one run on one hit over five innings, striking out six. Chris Sanford threw two innings in relief out of the bullpen. Sanford recorded the last six outs to earn the save for St. Benedict Eagles. Luke Ellis led the Eagles with two hits in three at bats. The Eagles boast of a 6-2 overall record and 1-0 in the region.
Girls Lacrosse – The Lady Eagles got a win in a no-contest match over Arlington, 18-1. They are 4-7-1 for the year.
Softball – Despite fewer hits, Tipton-Rosemark beat The Eagles, 12-5, in non-region action.The Eagles struggled to put runs on the board and had a tough time defensively containing TRA. TRA got on the board in the first inning. In the bottom of the second inning, the Eagles tied itup at four. Jade Howard drove in two with a home run. TRA pulled away for good with two runs in the third inning. Josei Gex was on the mound for the Lady Eagles, allowing seven hits and 12 runs over seven innings, striking out one. The Eagles collected nine hits on the day. Allison Hyatt and EC Taylor managed multiple hits with both collecting three hits. The Lady Eagles are 2-7 on the year.
Trap – SBA Trap had several exciting wins in their March Meet. Brook Goodrich placed 1st in the Female JV Alternate. Ashley Watters finished 2nd in the Female Varsity Alternate. The JV squad-Gabe Schwegman, Caroline Stiefvater, Justin St. John, John Wise & Spencer Stewart-captured 3rd place.
Water Polo – Tough games for the Eagles, with 2 losses. In Game 1, vs. MHEA, senior Andrew William had another strong game as goalie with 5 steals and 14 blocked shots. Junior Zach Ryan lead the team with 2 goals. Seniors Emily and Erin Haff showed great control of the pool defensively. The standout of the game was Junior Jack Leoni who stepped up big on both offense and defense. SBA lost 3-9. In Game 2, vs. Arlington, junior Wyatt Ellis showed his toughness in the goal late in the game while knocking down shots and making critical take aways, he allowed only 1 goal. Senior Andrew Williams continued to show his dominance in the cage racking up numerous saves and take aways as well, he didn't stop there - in a rare move he entered the game as a field player where he contributed a goal, steal and assist to the team. Junior Zach Ryan was at it again leading the team in scoring and steals. Seniors Emily and Erin Haff both added a pair of steals as well. Coming off the bench to add a goal was Senior Gauge Nesbitt. Sophomore Abby Williams and Freshman Lauren Kalchbrenner also had strong showings coming off the bench in critical substitution situations. Kalchbrenner added a steal and assist to the team’s tally. SBA lost 8-4.
Track & Field – The Eagles finished 9th out of 16 teams (girls) and 10th out of 14 teams (boys in the Arlington Tiger Relays. The Eagles matched up well against the larger, public schools. There were several personal bests and the SBA relay teams performed particularly well.
Notable performances include:
Catlina Carrasco, 7th in V 100m dash in 13.15s
Girls 4x200m Relay, 7th place
Girls 4x400m Relay, 3rd place
Girls 4x800m Relay, 2nd place
Girls Distance Medley Relay, 3rd place
Alexis Rittman, 6th in Triple Jump with 31-8.25
Jordie Balton, 4th in Discus Throw with 76-9 (new personal best!)
Brianna Duhart, 1st in JV Shot Put with 26-6
Elahni Ware, 3rd in JV Shot Put with 23-2.5
Jack Leoni, 3rd in JV 1600m in 5:24.46
Sam Baker, 8th in V 300m Hurdles in 43.87 (new personal best!)
Boys 4x100m Relay, 7th place
Boys 4x200m Relay, 7th place
Boys Sprint Medley Relay, 7th place
Boys 4x400m Relay, 6th place
Boys 4x800m Relay, 4th place
Boys Distance Medley Relay, 4th place
Steven Ross, 3rd in JV Long Jump with 18-0.75
Caleb Daugherty, 4th in JV Long Jump with 17-10
Lunden Clark, 6th in Shot Put with 39-9.5
Parker Dlabaj, 2nd in JV Shot Put with 31-10.5
Baseball – The Eagles couldn’t hold the lead as they took a 1-run lost to Mountain Home, AR in their 2nd game of the Best of the West Series. The two teams passed the lead back-and-forth on, but eventually Mountain Home prevailed 8-7. The game was tied at seven with Mountain Home getting a single in the top of the 7th on a 1-2 count, scoring one run. Despite the loss, the Eagles did collect four hits in the high-scoring affair. Unfortunately, Mountain Home had 13 hits on the way to victory. The Eagles are 3-2.
Boys Lacrosse – Tough day for the Eagles, with a 10-4 loss to Arlington, The Eagles are 4-3 for the season.
Tennis – The Lady Eagles got a shut-out over Arlington in a 11-0 win. The boys lost, 8-2.
Girls: St. Benedict 11 vs Arlington 0
Finn Mullen (SBA) def Sophia Kchouk, 6-0
Allie Baxter (SBA) def Alexa O'Camp, 6-1
Katelyn Dabney (SBA) def Lily Kolwick, 6-0
Juliette Hirsch (SBA) def Rosalee Beckham, 6-3
Maggie Alexander (SBA) def Sarah Swanson, 6-0
Katie Morris (SBA) def Alexus Armantrout, 6-0
Noelle Ybos (SBA) def Kaitlyn Jewell, 6-0
JTaty/JHirsch (SBA) def SKchouk/AO'Camp, 6-0
SMullen/KDabney (SBA) def LKolwick/RBeckham, 6-2
SScoggins/KMorris (SBA) def AArmantrout/KJewell, 6-0
KAntonopolus/AMagusiak (SBA) def AAdairous/AAhmed, 6-0
Boys: Arlington 8 vs St. Benedict 2
Cyrus Rector (SBA) def William Lee, 7-5
Russell Davis (Arl) def Grady Jennings, 6-1
Keegan Fong (Arl) def Cody Goodnight, 6-1
Ryan Wander (Arl) def def Sam Burnett, 6-4
Eric Marsh (Arl) def Daniel Pickett, 6-1
Zach Watson (Arl) def Keegan Dolan, 6-1
Grant Hutchens (Arl) Tre Black, 6-0
WLee/RDavis (Arl) def CRector/GJennings, 6-2
KFong/RWander (Arl) def CGoodnight/DPickett, 6-2
KDolan/SBurnett (SBA) def ZWatson/GHutchens, 6-2
Baseball – The Eagles easily dispatched Siloam Springs 9-3 in their first game of the Best of the West Tournament. They got on the board in the first inning when Jaylen Wilbon doubled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run. Bryan Seaman earned the victory on the mound for He went five innings, allowing two runs on five hits and striking out three. Corey Moore threw two innings in relief out of the bullpen. The Eagles are 3-1 on the year.
Softball – Lady Eagles Varsity watched the game slip away early and couldn't recover in a 14-3 loss to McNairy Central on a cold and wet night. The Eagles struggled to put runs on the board and had a tough time defensively containing McNairy Central, giving up 14 runs. The Lady Eagles stand at 2-6 on the year.
Tennis – Eagles Tennis opened the season with tough regions opponents MUS and Hutchison with both boys and girls taking losses.
Boys: MUS 7 vs St. Benedict 0
Gregory Lane (MUS) def Cyrus Rector, 8-4
Mac Owen (MUS) def Grady Jennings, 8-3
Mack Bethel (MUS) def Cody Goodnight, 8-0
Ryan Seamons (MUS) def Daniel Pickett, 8-0
Tom Monaghan (MUS) def Keegan Dolan, 8-0
Gentry Harwood (MUS) def Sam Burnett, 8-0
GLane/MOwen (MUS) def CRector/GJennings, 8-1
MBethel/RSeamons (MUS) def CGoodnight/DPickett, 8-0
GHarwood/WCrosby (MUS) def KDolan/SBurnett, Retired
Girls: Hutchison 6 vs St. Benedict 1
Grace Ann Dunevent (H) def Jolie Taty, 8-5
Sean Mullen (SBA) def Stephanie Woodbury, 8-4
Megan Richman (H) def Finn Mullen, 8-2
Anne Grinder (H) def Allie Baxter, 8-2
Carter Patikas (H) def Katelyn Dabney, 8-4
Meggy Mueller (H) def Maggie Alexander, 8-5
GDunevent/AGrinder (H) def Jtaty/JHirsch, 8-0
SWoodbury/ALee (H) def SMullen/KDabney, 8-3
MRichman/CPatikas (H) def KMorris/SScoggins, 8-2
Girls Lacrosse – The Lady Eagles notched another victory with a 15-10 victory over White Station. They are 3-6-1 for the year.
Softball – The Lady Eagles were eliminated in the first round by Blackman High School, 12-0, in the Commando Classic in Hendersonville. They finished the tournament 1-5. Their victory was against Centennial, 15-6. In the game Jade Howard, E.C. Taylor and Josie Gex had rare back-to-back-to-back homeruns. Gabi Ray and Jade Howard had 3 hits in the game. Aleix Scott also had 2 hits. They also lost, 3-4, to Dobyns Bennett in a time-limited game even though the Eagles out-hit their opponent, 8-6. The Eagles were on their way to victory, but took the loss because of time. Jade Howard and Josie Gex both had two hits that game. Abby Blackstock had 2 RBI's. The Eagles lost to Smyrna, 11-2, with E.C. Taylor, Jade Howard and Aleix Scott hitting for the Eagles. The Eagles were out-hit, 10-4, vs Gibbs in a 10-2 loss. Gex pitched all 5 games in a phenomenal performance. The Eagles finish the week at 2-5 on the year.
Softball – The Lady Eagles unloaded on Marion HS, AR for a decisive win, 15-4, in their first regular season game! Josie Gex pitches the Eagles to victory. They are 1-0 for the year.
Baseball – The Eagles finished the Battle on the Beach Tournament, 2-1 with victories over Madison St. Joe, 10-3, and Ridgeland, 13-9. In the game vs St. Joe, the Eagles had all cylinders firing on offense to get the win. Tyler Erspamer pitched allowing seven hits and three runs over five innings, striking out one. Ian Blaylock threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen. In the Ridgeland game Garrett Knott collected 4 hits. Their one loss was to Rankin 7-4. The Eagles are 2-1 on the year.
Boys Lacrosse – With a 13-5 victory over Bartlett, Eagles LAX boasts of a winning record, 4-2, at the half-way mark of the season.
Boys Lacrosse – Despite a great effort, the Eagles lost to Nashville Metro, 11-4. They are 3-2 on the year.
Water Polo – SBA Water Polo lost a close one to Collierville, 5-4. Scorers were senior Emily Haff and junior Zach Ryan. Emily led the team in steals with 6. Goalie Andrew Williams had 12 blocks ad 5 take-a-ways for the game. In the 2nd game the Eagles beat St George’s, 9-4. Zach had 5 goals with Emily getting 2. Andrew in the field during 4th quarter and he put 2 in the cage. While in the goal Andrew had 10 blocked shots, while back-up Wyatt Ellis blocked 4 shots. Freshmen Alex Vinton and Brianna Ayers stepped up in a big way and contributed to the steal count with 2 and 1 respectively. Sophomore Abby Williams added another 2 steals. The Eagles are 1-3 on the year.
Girls Lacrosse – The Lady Eagles took another loss to University School of Nashville, 7-18. Their record is 2-6-1 on the year.
Girls Lacrosse – The Lady Eagles traveled to Collierville for a 3-game series and came away with 3 losses. They lost to Bentonville, 8-10, in the 1st game on Saturday, followed by 2 losses on Sunday vs. Seymour, 8-12, and Collierville 5-19. The Lady Eagles are 2-5-1 on the year.
Water Polo - In the 1st game of the season, the SBA Water Polo team lost to CBHS in a close match, 4-3. High scorers for the game were Jack Leoni with 2 and Emily Haff with 1. Goalie Andrew Williams was 92% in the cage with 14 blocked shots and 6 take-aways. In the 2nd game, the bench was cleared, letting all get some experience. Jenny Farler was high scorer with 2 goals and got some practice in the Goalie Box. Although the Eagles played hard they lost to a tough Arlington team, 12-2. The Eagles are 0-2.
Boys Lacrosse – Two good wins over some good teams for the Lacrosse team in a 2-game stand. They beat Saint Andrews Episcopal, 13-11, and Madison Central, 8-4. The Eagles are 3-1 on the year.
Girls Basketball – The Lady Eagles ran up against a formidable foe in Brentwood Academy with 3 starters Division I signees. The season ended for the Eagles in this quarterfinals game, 67-29. The girls finished with more wins than losses, though, with a 16-14 record.
Basketball – The Lady Eagles extended their season with a 1st Round victory over St. Agnes, 46-39, to advance to the State Quarterfinals. The Eagles were led by Catalina Carrasco with 15 and 11 rebounds, Deja Pryor with 14 and Kristina Ferris with 11 and 11 rebounds. They take a 16-13 record to Brentwood Academy for the State Quarterfinals games. The Boys’ season ended with a 1st round loss to CBHS, 57-35. They ended with an even 15-15 record for the year.
Girls Lacrosse – The girls Lacrosse Team opened the season at the Little Rock LAXFest and finished the 2-day tournament with 2-2-1 record. They beat Jenks White and LR Thunder handedly, 14-1 and 10-0 respectively. They tied their first match 8-8 vs Bentonville and their losses were close vs Jenks Maroon and the Comets, 5-7 and 6-9 respectively.
Basketball – The last regular season game vs Briarcrest for the Eagles girls and boys basketball teams proved to be a tough one. The girls lost 64-39 and the guys also took a loss, 64-50. The teams head into the first round of the playoff-s with the girls holding a 15-13 overall regular season record and 4-4 in the region. The boys finished the regular season 15-14 overall and 2-4 in the region.
Basketball – The Lady Eagles came back from behind vs Hutchison to secure the game in overtime, 57-49. The Eagles were led by outstanding shooting from Kristina Ferris with 20 and Deja Pryor with 18. Aliyah Williamson also contributed 11. The girls are 15-12 overall and 4-3 in the region. The boys didn’t fare as well, as the MUS Owls got the best of the Eagles for the 2nd time in the season, 57-45. Trey Davis led for the Eagles with 15. The Eagles are 15-13 overall and 2-3 in the region.
Boys Lacrosse – The Boys lacrosse team traveled to a very rainy Little Rock for two games. They faced off against Pulaski Academy in the morning, and then Little Rock Lightning in the afternoon. This was the first time a lacrosse game was played in the football stadium at Pulaski. The Eagles got to the lead early and didn’t look back. Midfielder Tyler Miller lead the way winning the first face off and running down the field to score within the first thirty seconds. He followed that up with another 5 goals, with attackman Chris Stepherson trailing close behind with 4 goals. Starting goalie, and captain, Henry Ballard, kept a tight lid on the goal throughout the game. The final score was 13-6. In the afternoon game, the Eagles ran up against a much stronger Little Rock Lightning team. While the game stayed closed through the first half, the Lightning took over in the second, with a final score of 11-6. Henry Ballard continued to impress in goal while stopping numerous point-blank shots.
Swimming – The Water Eagles bring home the hardware from the State Championship swim meet. By finishing among the top 16 in morning prelims, advancing swimmers earn the honor of swimming at night in the Finals to win medals. Senior Mariah Clemons & Freshman Jacob Nichols won individual honors. Repeat medalist Mariah took 15th in the 50 Free, Jacob raced to 14th in the 100 Butterfly in his State debut. Our Girl’s 200 Free Relay Team of Seniors Mariah Clemons, Erin Haff, Emily Haff & Freshman Emma Hooper captured 13th Place. Seven SBA records fell at the State Swim Meet. Senior speedster Myles Bonner goes out in style, breaking records in the 100 Backstroke & 200 Freestyle. Freshman Jacob Nichols smashed the 500 Free & 100 Butterfly marks and now owns 4 school records. Fellow Fab Frosh Emma Hooper completed an outstanding rookie season by setting the 200 IM record and etching her name on two school relay marks. The 200 Free Relay now belongs to Emma, Erin Haff, Emily Haff & Mariah Clemons, while Emma, Madison Wolfanger, Emily & Mariah own the 400 Free Relay record. Twin sisters Emily & Erin capped amazing SBA swimming careers as the only siblings on the record board.
Boys Basketball – What a great job by our Eagles Basketball team in their outstanding win over Christian Brothers to even up their region record to 2-2 (Overall 15-12). The Eagles led 99% of the game and came out on top, 53-49, behind outstanding defense and strong shooting from Trey Davis (13), Kyree Davis (13) and Avent Blueitt (11).
Girls Basketball – One point was all it took to hand the Lady Eagles their 3rd region loss. St. Agnes capitalized on a slow night for the Eagles to get their first region win, 49-48, over SBA in many years. The Lady Eagles were led, with a strong 4th quarter, by Kristina Ferris with 21. They are 14-12 overall and 3-3 in the region.
Girls Basketball - Deja Pryor’s 15 points led the Lady Eagles to a 30-28 victory over Brighton last night, the second win in as many nights. The Lady Eagles are 14-11 overall.
Basketball – The Lady Eagles got a much-needed win over Bartlett, 52-50, but not without a lot of effort. They led 30-19 at half, but Bartlett came out in the 3rd quarter on a 18-7 run to tie the game. The Eagles got a few more shots than the Panther is in the 4th to win. They are 13-11 overall. The Boys had a similar game, tied at half at 25, but giving way to the Panters in the 4th quarter on a 23-13 run. The Panthers beat the Eagles, 64-51. The boys are 14-12 overall.
Boys Basketball – It was a tough night for the Eagles, who led for three quarters until MUS unloaded 25 points on the Eagles to their 7 in the 4th quarter. The Eagles lost, 52-37, but the game was closer than the score indicates. The Eagles were led by Trey Davis with 13 and Moses Fofana with 12. They are 14-11 overall and 1-2 in the region.
Girls Basketball – The Lady Eagles got an unusual loss vs Hutchison in Region action, 42-39. The Eagles held a good lead at the half, but collapsed in 20-7 run 3rd quarter by the Sting. Freshman Aliyah Williamson captured the scoring for the Eagles with 12 points. The girls are 12-11 overall and 3-2 in the region.
Basketball – The Lady Eagles held their own in non-region action, getting a 63-61 win over Bolton. Contributing for the Eagles were Deja Pryor with 19, Lily Gleneck with 18 and Jenny Byrd with 13. Kristina Ferris also contributed with 12 rebounds. The girls are 12-10 overall and 3-1 in the region. The boys came up short in a fast-paced game, losing 68-60. High scorer for the Eagles was Avent Blueitt with 19. The Eagles are 14-10 overall and 1-1 in the region.
Swimming – Swim Team raised the 5th Place trophy at the 22-team Shelby County Championships! Freshman Jacob Nichols broke two school records (200 IM & 100 Fly). He & senior Emily Haff were top scorers. Individual Top 8 finishes came from Myles Bonner, Mariah Clemons, Jennifer Farler, Emily Haff, Erin Haff, Emma Hooper, Isabel Hoppal, Jacob Nichols, Zach Ryan & Courtney Stephens. Biggest time droppers were Austin Aguilar, Alex Bindbeutel, Wyatt Ellis, Hanna Jones & Abby Williams.
Wrestling Season – The season was limited for wrestling due to numbers of wrestlers. Following are season results –
Sales, Jaylan-Senior: Kingsbury pre-season tournament 2nd place; Arlington pre-season tournament 2nd place; dual match wins against Germantown, Brighton, Munford and Kingsbury
Zazzarra, Joey-Senior: won 1 match and lost 2 in the Trojan wars tournament, did not place; won a match against Bolton, lost to Collierville; did not participate in the Jan 11th meet with Briarcrest & White Station;won by pin against St. George; won 2 and lost 2 at Region Duals, did not place
Ferber, Jackson-Junior: Kingsbury pre-season tournament 2nd place
Gibson, James-Junior: Kingsbury pre-season tournament 2nd place; Arlington pre-season tournament 1st place; dual match wins against Germantown, Brighton, Munford and Kingsbury
Bougeois, Sebastian Freshman: Kingsbury pre-season tournament won 1 match, lost 2, did not place; Arlington pre-season tournament 4th place; dual match loss to Germantown; dual match win over Munford; MUS Festival tournament 4th place; Trojan Wars tournament 3rd place; dual match win over St. George; won 1 and lost 2 at Region Duals, did not place
Zazzarra, Colin-Freshman: came in towards the end of the season, lost 2 at Region Duals, did not place
Trap – Freshman Brook Goodrich finished second for Girls Junior Varsity (40 out of 50) in the opening trap competition season.
Basketball – Great win for Eagles boys basketball at Briarcrest, 56-49. The Eagles were led by Trey Davis with 21, Avent Blueitt with 11 and Moses Fofana and Spencer Turner each with 10. The girls lost a close one, 59-55, after leading most of the game. They are 14-9 overall and 1-1 in the reginThe Lady Eagles were led by Kristina Ferris with 17, Deja Pryor with 15 and Lily Gleneck with 10. The girls played tough and hard. The girls are 11-10 overall and 3-1 in the region.
Girls Basketball – The Lady Eagles got another win in region action over St. Mary’s, 52-34. Leading for the Eagles was Lily Gleneck with 15 points and seven rebounds. The Lady Eagles are 11-9 overall and 3-0 in the region.
Swimming – SBA Swimmers earned 2nd Place in the 12-team regular season finale. Freshman phenom Jacob Nichols broke the school record while winning the 50-yard Butterfly and anchored the 400-yard Free Relay to 2nd place with Myles Bonner, Zach Ryan and Austin Aguilar. Senior Mariah Clemons won the 50 Fly for the girls. Zach added to Eagle dominance in the event finishing 3rd. The Big Dropper was Alex Bindbeutel, shaving :09 in the 100 Free, while Austin dropped :07 in the 100 IM. Lauren Kalchbrenner, Jack Leoni and Robert Vinton all dropped time in both their events.
Girls Basketball – The Lady Eagles hosted a region match with St. Agnes, getting a nice win, 53-35. Deja Pryor got almost half of the Lady Eagles points, scoring 21 for the night. The girls are 10-9 overall and 2-0 in the region.
Boys Basketball – The Eagles opened their region season in a home game vs CBHS. The Eagles came up short, 73-54. They are 13-9 overall and 0-1 in the region.
Bowling – Both the Boys and Girls Eagles Bowling Teams ended their seasons in wining fashion with both capturing the State Runner-Up plaque. The Girls defeated GPS, 18-9 in the first round, followed by WIN OVER Goodpasture, 17-10. They met up with a fierce Friendship Christian, losing in a close match, 15.5-11.5. Junior Alexa Pangonas represented the Eagles in the top individuals with a 5th place finish. In the boys finals, the Eagles beat Ezell-Harding in another close match, 15.5-11.5, but took care of Lipscomb Academy, 21-6. In the finals, they lost to rival CBHS, 19-8. Nick Agnew finished 3rd in the individuals. The Eagles girls finished 11-3 for the year. The Boys finished with a yearly record of 10-3.
Bowling – The Lady Eagles had a definitive win over Hutchison in the last match of the regular season, 25-2. They go into the State Tournament as Region Champs and a record of 9-2. The boys beat Harding 23-4, giving them an overall record of 8-2 and a region runner-up position as they head into the State Tournament.
Girls Basketball – The Lady Eagles hosted MHEA in a tough match, losing 48-35. Deja Pryor was high scorer with 12. The girls are 9-9 overall.
Basketball – The Lady Eagles opened their region season with a win over St. Mary’s at home, 42-24. Aliyah Williamson was high scorer with 15. They are 9-8 overall and 1-0 in the region. The boys hosted MHEA in not much of a contest, winning 87-36. Trey Davis had 17 for the Eagles, who are 13-8.
Bowling – The Eagles girls lost a very close match o St. Mary’s, 15 ½ - 11 ½. This dropped their record to 9-2, but still gives them the Region Championship and the number one seed from the West in the State Tournament.
Basketball – The varsity teams headed to their 2nd tournament during the Christmas break when they traveled to Florida for the Annual Hilton Sandestin Beach Blowout. The Lady Eagles finished the tournament 2-1, giving them an overall record of 8-8. The overall high scorer for the Lady Eagles was Lily Gleneck with 46 points for the tournament. The girls lost to Sand Rock, AL, 57-44 in the 1st game and followed with two wins over Seymour, TN (43-40) and Freeport, FL (50-26). The boys had a 4-1 record for the tournament, giving them and overall record of 12-8. Getting high points for the Eagles were Avent Blueitt with 40 for the series and Trey Davis with 58. In the first game of the series, the Eagles beat Buckhorn (KY), 71-35. In the 2nd, they lost to Starrs Mill, GA, 66-61, the won the last two to Bay Side, AL, 71-48 and Heritage Academy (MS), 67-51.
Basketball – The Lady Eagles and Eagles Varsity Basketball Teams traveled to Millington for the William L. Osteen Christmas Tournament with the girls taking third place and the boys capturing the championship. For the girls, senior Kristina Ferris was named All-Tournament. The girls beat an undermanned Millington team, 51-12 in the first game, but came up short vs Munford in the second game, 44-37. They beat Brighton, 67-56 in the 3rd to finish 3rd for the tournament. Ferris scored 18 vs Munford to keep the Lady Eagles in the game. Following the tournament, the Lady Eagles are 6-7. The boys got a nice win over Munford in their first match of the tournament, 54-44. IN a high scoring game, the next match vs Overton, the Eagles won 72-55, with four Eagles getting double fissures, Trey Davis, Kyree Davis, Spencer Turner and Bobby Westbrooks. It was a little tougher for the Eagles in the Championship game vs MAHS, but the Eagles pulled it out, 55-50 with Avent Blueitt and Trey Davis each contributing 13. Avent Blueitt, Kyree Davis and Trey Davis were all selected All-Tournament. The Eagles finished the tournament with a 9-7 record.
Basketball – A great rebound for the Lady Eagles with a 56-14 win over Germantown. The Lady Eagles were led by Kristina Ferris with 15, Lily Gleneck with 13, Catalina Carrasco with 10 and Deja Pryor with 10. Their record, as they go into the Millington Tournament, is 4-6. The boys ended with a 1-point deficit, 58-57, much like previously with Arlington. Avent Blueitt led all scorers with 24 and Trey Davis contributed 17. The Eagles are 6-7 heading into the Millington Tournament.
Swimming – Eagle swimmers soar to another 1st Place finish in this 8-team meet. Freshman Emma Hooper double-dipped, winning both the girl’s 200IM & 100 Fly. Zachary Ryan won the boy’s 100 fly. Other podium finishers included Madison Wolfanger, Emily Haff, Jacob Nichols, Mariah Clemons, Jennifer Farler and Myles Bonner. Austin Aguilar was a big performer, dropping 5 seconds in the 100 fly while finishing strong in his 200 free debut. Emily Haff was the team’s biggest dropper, shaving her 200IM time by a whopping 10 seconds, while Jack Leoni improved 4 seconds in the 200 free.
Basketball – Not a great night for Eagles Basketball vs Arlington. The girls met up with a powerhouse and couldn’t hardly get on the boards, taking a huge loss, 74-13. This gives them a 3-6 record. The Boys fared better, but lost in the last few seconds by one, 59-58. Trey Davis led for the Eagles with 18 points. The Eagles are even at 6-6 on the year.
Basketball – Both the varsity girls and boys teams traveled to Nashville for a 2-game series for each and met up with some strong competition. The Ladies were pretty evenly matched with Harpeth Hall, leading at the half, but succumbing to a 34-12 run by Harpeth I the 2nd half. The girls lost 50-34. They met a strong Nashville East Eagles team the next day and really never got in sync, losing 76-32. Senior Benise Duhart led the way against Harpeth with 10 points, while no one scored in double fissures vs East. The Lady Eagles are 3-5 on the year. The boys, led by Trey Davis with 26 held with MBA, but lost in the 4th quarter, 26-14 to ultimately lose to the Bid Red, 78-66. Also scoring in double fissures was Moses Fofana with 17. It took overtime for Nashville East to bring down the Eagles, 75-66. The Eagles were tied in regular time at 60, but got in foul trouble in OT. Again, high scorer for the game was Trey Davis with 22 and Moses Fofana also dropped in 15. The Eagles are 6-5 on the year.
Bowling – The Eagles’ Boys handily took care of Briarcrest with a 21-6 victory. They are 7-2 on the year. The girls also had no trouble in their match, beating Lausanne, 25-2 to bring their record to 9-1 on the year.
Basketball – The Eagles took on the Rossville Wolves with a vengeance. The girls got back on the winning side with a lopsided 65-10 win. Deja Pryor led the way with 24 points. They boast a 3-2 record. The boys had a tougher game, but got the 75-68 win over a team that boast last year’s D-IIA
Mr. Basketball Malik Riddle. Leading the way for the Eagles was Trey Davis with 27, followed by Avent Blueitt with 14 and freshman Ethan Roberts with 12. The Eagles are 5-3 on the year.
Basketball – The Lady Eagles dropped to 2-2 with a loss to Northpoint, 51-34. The Lady Eagles had a tough time on the boards, both in scoring and rebounding and committed turnovers to give the game handily to the Trojans. They were led by Deja Pryor with 16. The varsity boys got a nice win over Northpoint, 71-38. Leading the way for the Eagles were Moses Fofana (11 points) and Kyree Davis (10 points). They are 4-3 on the year.
Bowling – The Lady Eagles came back to beat St. Agnes 16.5-10.5 in a thriller that all but secured a State Tournament spot. They were led by seniors Christina Rochette and Lauren Williams to go up 8-1 on the season. Meanwhile, the guys were edged by MUS 15.5-11.5 but still maintain a season advantage for the State tournament at 6-2 on the year.
Basketball – The boys got a victory over Memphis Catholic, 71-32 advancing their record to 3-3 on the year. Trey Davis led all scorers with 24. The girls got an unexpected loss to Catholic, 55-43. Freshman Deja Pryor led all scorers in the game also with 24. The girls are 2-1 on the year.
Girls and Boys Bowling – Eagles Bowling secured two more victories in league action. Senior Nic Ferrante (227,222) and junior Nathan King (222) led the top-ranked Eagles to a 27-0 win over Lausanne to advance to 6-1. Senior Nick Agnew (215) ensured the win. Meanwhile, the ladies won nearly every close match in a 26.5-.5 win over Harding. Seniors Christina Rochette and Mia Schnadelbach paced the top-ranked 7-1 Eagles.
Boys Basketball – The Eagles split their series in the annual MUS Jerry Peters Classic, getting a win over St. Andrews (Jackson, MS), 62-60. Trey Davis led the way for the Eagles with 16 points, followed by Kyree Davis with 15 and Moses Fofana with 11. They took a loss to Union City next, (63-55). Davis and Fofana each had 13 for the Eagles, who are 2-3 on the year.
Boys Basketball – The boys traveled to Whitehaven for a rare afternoon game with the entire Whitehaven student body I attendance. It made for an exciting and fun afternoon of basketball. The Eagles held their own, but succumbed to a fast-paced Tiger team, 56-43/ Trey Davis led the way with 14 for the Eagles. They are 1-2 on the year.
Swim – SBA Swimmers soared to 2nd place overall in the 16-team inaugural SBA Sprint Classic. Madison Wolfanger led the Eagles, winning the 50 backstroke. Top individual point earners included Madison, freshmen Emma Hooper & Jacob Nichols, sisters Emily & Erin Haff, Lauren Kalchbrenner & Zach Ryan. Brianna Ayers and Austin Aguilar turned in very strong performances. SBA Girls - Madison, Emma, Erin and Emily - placed second in both the medley & freestyle relays, while the boys team of Jacob, Zach, Nathan Li and Alex Vinton took fourth in the medley relay.
Basketball – SBA Lady Eagles beat Craigmont in a close contest, 63-54. Freshman Deja Pryor led all players with 29 points and 8 rebounds Senior Lily Gleneck added 11 and 9 rebounds and senior Catalina Carrasco had 10. Senior Kristina Ferris had 12 rebounds and almost had a double, scoring 9 points. The Lady Eagles are 2-0. The boys fell behind early, but came back in the 4th quarter to get oh so close, but lost by 5, 67-62. Trey Davis, Moses Fofana, Kyree Davis and Avent Blueitt all scored in double figures. The Eagles are 1-1.
Bowling – Nathan “the Truth” King bowled a 280, 277 in leading St Benedict to a 17-10 victory over CBHS. Seniors Nick Agnew (277,220) Nic Ferrante (232, 208) and Phillip Tovar (217) chipped in big and freshman sensation Thomas Riley Martin (209) and sophomore Tre Angotti (236) made sure the Wave were put on ice. They hold a 5-1 record. Meanwhile, the Ladies fell to Briarcrest 17-10 despite game efforts by a talented 6-1 group that will surely rebound.
Swim – SBA Swim Team wins 1st Place overall in a 6-team swim meet at St. george’s. The Eagles were paced by individual event winners Courtney Stephens (100 Breaststroke) & freshman phenom Jacob Nichols (500 Freestyle). SBA girls’ team captured 1st & 2nd in the 400 Free Relay. The winning team included Emily Haff, Erin Haff, Courtney Stephens & Madison Wolfanger, and the runners-up featured Emma Hooper, Jennifer Farler, Isabel Hoppal & Brianna Ayers. Emma Hooper posted an individual state qualifying time in the 100 Free. Several Eagles had massive time drops: Lauren Kalchbrenner dropped 20 seconds in the 100IM, Hanna Jones was :13 in 100IM, Zach Ryan :07 in the 100IM, Alina Stark :07 in 100 Breast, Gauge Nesbitt :06 in 100 free, Robert Vinton :04 in 100 Breast & Rachel Hosp :04 in 100 free.
Varsity Boys/Girls Basketball – Great opening of the season for Eagles Basketball, as both the boys and girls defeated Millington. The boys were led by Trey Davis with 23 and Moses Fofana with 22 in an 83-68 victory. The Lady Eagles started out strong and never looked back in a 65-19 lopsided win. Lily Gleneck led with 13 points and Catalina Carrasco, Kristina Ferris and Benise Duhart all contributed 10 each. Each have a 1-0 record.
Girls Bowling - Your Lady Eagle bowlers defeated Hutchison 23-4 to move to 6-0 on the season. Junior Alexa Pangonas led the top-ranked Eagles who are working hard to secure a spot in the State tournament in January.
Bowling – The Lady Eagles Bowling came back to beat state ranked St. Mary’s 18-9 to advance to 5-0. Senior Christina Rochette (188) and junior Alexa Pangonas led the Eagles. Meanwhile the guys thumped Harding 24-3 as freshman sensation Jacob Brents (203) and seniors Nic Ferrante (241), Nick Agnew (227) and Phillip Tovar (214) ensured that the Lions would not have a chance. The Eagles are 4-1.
Boys Bowling – Your Eagles fell, but not far, in a hard-fought match against CBHS. The brothers needed the highest pinfall in state history as freshman sensation Thomas Riley Martin (256), sophomore standout Tre Angotti (215), junior Nathan “the Truth” King (221,227) and seniors Phillip Tovar (206), Nic Ferrante (231,212,220) and Nick Agnew (237, 245,214) gave them reason for concern when they face the Eagles in neutral territory. The Eagles hold a 3-1 record.
Swimming – The Eagles swimmers took on Collierville, Arlington, Munford, Bartlett, Westminster Academy and St Mary’s in their 2nd meet of the season. The girls came in 3rd behind powerhouse Collierville and St Mary’s. Leading the way for the women was Mariah Clemons (3rd in 50 free, 4th in 100 fly), Freshman Emma Hooper (3rd in 50 back, 10th in 50 free), Emily Haff (4th in 200 free, 9th in 50 free), and Courtney Stephens (5th in 200 free). On the boys side, they finished in 3rd behind Collierville and Arlington. The boys were led by our awesome freshman Jacob Nichols (1st in 100 fly, 2nd in 100 IM), Zach Ryan (3rd in 100 fly) and Myles Bonner (5th in 100 fly).
Cross Country – The Eagles finished with consistent times at the State meet. The boys came in at 8th and the girls finished in 12th place overall.
Football – The Eagles’ season came to a close with a 49-0 loss to MUS in the 1st Round of the State Play-offs. The Eagles had a winning 7-4 season overall and will regroup to come back stronger next year.
Bowling – The Lady Eagles doubled up St. Agnes 18-9 to go to 4-0 and a #1 ranking behind a HUGE day from senior Christina Rochette whose 223, 237 (622 Series) paced a solid Eagle outing. Fellow seniors Olivia Webb (201, 167) and Lauren Williams and junior Alexa Pangonas were invaluable in the effort. Meanwhile, the Eagles Boys Team took Briarcrest in a 24-3 rout. Seniors Nic Ferrante (211,215,216), Nick Agnew (238) and sophomore standout Tre Angotti (207,216) and freshman sensation Thomas Riley Martin (204) turned the lights out early on the Saints as they advance to 3-0.
Swimming – Swimming opened the season vs Collierville, St George’s, Bartlett, Munford, Briarcrest and Westminster Academy. The girls finished 3rd and the boys were 2nd. The opening showed strengths in the girl’s 100 free with Mariah Clemons, Emily Haff and Madison Wolfanger qualifying for the State Meet in that event. Mariah dominated the 50 butterfly with a 1st place finish with Erin Haff coming in 5th and Madison 7th. In the 100 backstroke Emily Haff finished 2nd with a State qualifying time and freshman Brianna Ayers brought team points, finishing 8th. The girls 400 free relay came in 3rd with Madison, Erin, Emily and Mariah competing. One to watch – Sophomore Jenny Farler, who swam 2 personal best times! On the boys side, the team was led by freshman phenome Jacob Nichols, who placed 2nd in the 500 free with a State qualifying time and 3rd in the 100 IM. Senior Myles Bonner came in 8th in the 100 free and 4th in the 100 IM. Zach Ryan placed 5th in the 500 free with a personal best time. The boys finished the night with a 3rd place in the 400 free relay with Myles, Zach, Gauge Nesbit, and Jacob competing. Keep an eye on freshman Alex Vinton, who shows great promise in the freestyle and breaststroke events.
Bowling – Lady Eagle Bowling goes 3-0 for the season with a 24-3 win over Harding. The State leaders were led by seniors Christina Rochette (179,168), Jordie Balton, Olivia Webb and Mia Schnadelbach. Junior Alexa Pangonas also had a great outing. Meanwhile, the guys easily dispatched Lausanne 25-2 with a huge 712 series by senior standout Nick Agnew (219,246,247) and solid performances from senior Phillip Tovar, junior Nathan King and freshman sensation Thomas Riley Martin (214) as they move to 2-0 on the season.
Football – The Eagles ended the regular season in a valiant effort vs region rival Briarcrest. They lost 35-17 in tough match-up, but with the Eagles never giving up. The loss leaves the Eagles with a 7-3 overall season record. They travel to MUS for the 1st round of the Play-offs.
Girls Bowling – The Lady Eagles Bowling Team opened the 2017-18 campaign with a solid win over Briarcrest 20-7. Olivia Webb was 3-0 bowling a match high 192 and led the #1 State ranked Eagles. She was aided by fellow Seniors Lauren Williams and Mia Schnadelbach in the season’s opening competition. They are 1-0.
Football – The Eagles got back on the winning track with a 42-12 Memphis Nighthawks homeschooled team. The Eagles get their 7th victory on the year (7-2).
Football – The Eagles drop to 6-2 overall and 0-2 in the region with a 506 loss to CBHS. Next up are the Home School Nighthawks at Cordova Stadium.
Girls Soccer – The Lady Eagles’ season came to an end in heartbreaking 1-0 loss to Hutchison in the 1st round of the State play-offs. The Eagles end with a 5-9-4 record.
Volleyball – The Lady Eagles dropped their Quarterfinals match to Father Ryan in a tough and close contest. It was a five-set match and a hard-fought one with Fr. Ryan ultimately getting the win, SBA 25, 20, 25, 23, 14 - Father Ryan 13, 25, 15, 25, 16. The Eagles finish the year with a 27-17 record.
Girls Soccer – The Lady Eagles succumbed to a tough Briarcrest team, 4-0, in region action leaving them with a 2-5-1 region record and a 5-8-4 overall record heading into the 1st round of the State Tournament vs Hutchison.
Volleyball-The Eagles Volleyball had a 3-set win (25-23, 25-12-, 25-16) over St. Mary’s in the 1st round of State to advance to the Quarterfinals at SBA vs Fr. Ryan of Nashville. The Lady Eagles are 27-16 overall.
Girls Soccer – The Lady Eagles celebrated Fans with Fan Appreciation Night and a tie with St. Agnes in region action. Scoring for the Eagles was Allyah Williamson. They hold a 5-7-4 overall record and a 2-4-1 region record.
Girls Soccer – Great win for Eagles Soccer over St. Mary’s (4-2), with scores from Cat Scates, Phoebe Conine (2) and Jennifer Sosnowski. The Eagles overall record is 5-7-3 and region is 2-4.
Boys Golf – No Eagle golfer advances to state action this year with the top four in region advancing. The Eagles (362) lost to Briarcrest 303; MUS 303 & CBHS 305.Jessee Hollingsworth finished 4th in the tournament, but top 3 advance.They finish the year with an overall 10-17 record.
Volleyball – The Lady Eagles dropped their second match to rival Briarcrest and third match in the region, but finish regular region action as region runner-up. Scores: Briarcrest 25, 25, 25; SBA 17, 12, 19. They finish the regular season with a 26-16 record and 5-3 in the region.
Cross Country – The Cross Country had a great Frank Horton Meet. Most of the team ran a personal best, and everyone ran at least a season best. The girls finished 11th out of 18 teams and the boys finished 15 out of 22.
Volleyball – The Lady Eagles lost three in Pool Play in the Briarcrest Invitational, but rebounded to win the semi-finals of the silver bracket over St. George’s. They finished as Silver Bracket runner-up, losing to Houston in the Finals. They are 25-15 overall and 5-2 in the region. Scores: SBA 13-25-13, Houston 25-21-15; SBA 23-24, Fayetteville 25-26; SBA 2-21, Harding 25-25; SBA 24-26-15, St. George’s 26-24-13; SBA 14-12, Houston 25-25.
Football – The Eagles were tripped up by the MUS Owls, 45-0, in the first game in region action. The\ Eagles have a much needed off week followed by a trip to CBHS for the second region game. The Eagles are 6-1 overall and 0-1 in the region.
Girls Soccer – The Lady Eagles sustained another region loss, 4-1 to Briarcrest. They are 3-7-3 overall and 1-4 in the region. The Eagles’ lone goal was scored by Jennifer Sosnowski with an assist from Aliyah Williamson.
Volleyball – The Lady Eagles Volleyball Team got a 3-game region win over St. Mary’s to extend their region record to 5-2 and 24-11 overall. The Eagles won 25-15, 25-20, 25-22.
Volleyball – The Lady Eagles played well in the Willco Tournament, coming away with 4 wins and 2 losses, finishing 8th out of 36 teams. Scores: SBA 25, 23, White Station 19, 23; SBA 26, 17, Lebanon 28, 25; SBA 25, 18, 15, Independence 23, 25, 6; SBA 25, 23, 15, Lenoir City 23, 25, 13; SBA 26, 16, 15, Goodpasture 19, 25, 10; SBA 19, 19, Lebanon 25, 25. The Lady Eagles are 23-11 overall and 4-2 in region action.
Football – Eagles football improved to 6-0 with a win over Manassas on Friday, 48-14. Leading the Eagles were Avent Blueitt with 180 yards and a 7-yd TD, Kyree Davis caught five Komoroski passes and two TDs. On the defensive end, Lincoln Caldwell 13/5 tackles, 2.5 for last yards and a 12-yd QB sack. He forced a fumble and had a 2-yd TD.
Girls Soccer – The Lady Eagles took on nationally ranked Houston and held them to one goal through the first half. But, the Mustangs got down to business in the 2nd half, scoring three goals to finish off the Eagles, 4-0. The Eagles are 3-6-3 overall.
Volleyball – The Lady Eagles had a very tough night at Hutchison, getting a region loss in four sets, 18-25, 25-23, 23-25, 18-25. The Eagles are 19-9 overall and 4-2 in the region.
Boys Golf – Another tough day for the Eagles, losing to CBHS 143, MUS 147, SBA 171. The Eagles are 10-14 on the year. Next up is regionals.
Volleyball – Another region win for the Lady Eagles in 3 sets, beating St. Mary’s, 25-21, 25-18, 25-20. The Eagles are 4-1 in the region and 19-8 overall.
Boys Golf – The Eagles met up with some tough opponents in CBHS & St. George’s, getting a double loss-CBHS 141, St George’s 148, SBA 180.
Girls Soccer – An exciting win for the Lady Eagles vs Hutchison in region action with Catalina Carrasco scoring in the last 33 seconds of the game to give the Eagles 1-0 victory. The Lady Eagles are 3-5-3 overall and 1-3 in the region.
Boys Golf – The Eagles got another victory, overwhelming Lausanne 183-213.
Cross Country – Sam Baker broke the Top 10 and Jack Leoni finished in the top 25 in the Tennessee Classic in Nashville. The boys placed 5th overall. On the girls’ side, Kaitlyn Butze finished in the top 30 with the girls coming in 11th place.
Varsity Football – The Eagles go up 5-0 on the year with a great win over Millington last 42-14. Next up – Manassas at Crump Stadium.
Girls Soccer – The Lady Eagles varsity hosted BGA of Nashville and got a nice win, 4-1. Scoring for the Eagles was Catherine McCulley with 2 goals, Chloe Heath and Aliya Williams both added one. They are 2-5-3 overall and 0-3 in the region.
Boys Golf – A nice win for the Eagles over Lausanne, 185-187.
Girls Soccer – The Lady Eagles came up just one point short, again, and sustained some injuries in a 4-3 loss. They are 1-6-3 and 0-3. SBA goals were scored by Catalina Carrasco, Chloe Heath and Phoebe Conine.
Boys Golf – The Eagles came off a rain-delayed week to succumb to a tough CBHS team, 158-194.
Volleyball – Another nice win for SBA volleyball with the varsity extending their record to 18-8 in a 3-set sweep over Germantown, 25-17, 25-13, 25-11. Freshmen and JV also swept the Lady Red Devils.
Volleyball – A great fan appreciation night with freshmen, JV and Varsity all getting wins, along with free concessions for the fans! Varsity goes up 17-8 overall and 3-1 in the region with a 3-set win over St. Agnes, 25-20, 25-15, 25-22.
Girls Soccer – The Eagles closed the Rivals Tournament with a 1-0 loss to Jackson Prep. Close scores, but tough matches. The Eagles are 1-5-3 overall and 0-2 in the region.
Girls Soccer – The Lady Eagles’ second game in the Rivals Tournament ended in a 1-1 tie with Jackson Academy. Caroline Bacon scored for the Eagles. They are 1-4-3 overall.
Volleyball – The Lady Eagles had a great River City Tournament, finishing 4-1 in the Gold Bracket semi-finals. The Lady Eagles beat Germantown in Pool Play, followed by Gold Bracket wins vs Tipton-Rosemark and Munford. In the Gold Bracket quarter-finals the beat Arlington and lost o Bartlett in the gold semi-finals. The Lady Eagles are 16-8 overall and 2-1 in the region.
Football – Eagles Football is 4-0 on the season with an outstanding Homecoming win over Westwood, 49-14. Senior Cam Jones led the Eagles in yards with 283 off interceptions, punt returns, receptions and rushing.
Boys Golf – It was a tough day for the Eagles at the tournament! The course played very tough, but Jesse Hollingsworth played well and shot an 83.
Girls Soccer – The Lady Eagles opened the Rivals Tournament with a 1-0 loss to St. George’s. They follow with Jackson Academy on Saturday and Jackson Prep on Sunday. They hold a 1-4-2 record (0-2 region).
Volleyball – The Lady Eagles didn’t take their win over St. George’s to the match with Collierville, taking a loss in 4 games and dropping their record to 12-7.
Boys Golf – The Eagles (184) had tough day on the course, losing to Briarcrest (160) and ECS (165). The Eagles are 8-5 on the year.
Volleyball – The Lady Eagles JV and Varsity got wins at St. George’s with the varsity going 5 games 25-15, 19-25, 14-25, 25-16, 15-13, to finally get the win. The Varsity holds a 12-6 record.
Volleyball – The Lady Eagles took Halls High School in three sets, 25-15, 25-13, 25-20. The Lady Eagles are 11-6 overall.
Football – Great win for the Eagles to push them to 3-0 for the season. A host of Eagles played in the 48-0 win over BTW. Next game – Homecoming, Sept. 8.
Volleyball – In a tough week of five consecutive volleyball matches, the Eagles lost to a good Bartlett team, 16-25, 28-30, 19-25. They are 10-6 overall.
Boys Golf – The Eagles got a win, yesterday, over Arlington, 183-187. Congratulations to Cameron Tompkins for his first-time medalist match at 37.
Girls Soccer – The Lady Eagles had another tough loss in region action. They lost to St. Agnes, 1-0. Their record is 1-3-2 overall and 0-2 in the region.
Volleyball – The Lady Eagles gave it a valiant effort with ranked Briarcrest in region action, only to succumb in the 5th set. The Lady Eagles are 10-5 overall and 2-1 in the region. Scores: SBA 25, 25, 20, 22, 4; Briarcrest 16, 15, 25, 25, 15.
Volleyball – The Lady Eagles beat Harding in 4 tough sets, 27-25, 25-27, 25-22, 25-17, to increase their overall record to 10-4.
Varsity Girls Soccer – The Lady Eagles had a decent Smoky Mountain Classic Tournament, getting two ties and 1 loss. Results - SBA ties White House, 3-3 with goals by Aliyah Williamson & Catalina Carrasco (2); SBA lost to Davis County, 5-2, with goals by Aliyah Williamson & Phoebe Conine and the Eagles tied Rossview, 1-1, with goal by Aliyah Williamson. The Lady Eagles are 1-2-2 on the year (1-1 in region).
Varsity Football – The Eagles chalked up another win, beating Overton, 46-14. A flock of Eagles scored starting off with Kyree Davis on a 69-yd pass from Jesse Komoroski. Scoring for the Eagles, as well, were Elijah Mills, Cam Jones, Avent Blueitt, Bubba Erwin and Josh DiGaetano off a blocked punt return.
Boys Golf – The Eagles gave it a good fight and beat Brighton by 10 strokes, 170-180. Juniors Wyatt Messmer and Cameron Topmkins led the Eagles with a 43 and 39 respectively. The Eagles are 7-3 on the year.
Volleyball – The Lady Eagles got another region win to make them 2-0 in the region and 9-4 overall. They beat Hutchison in three sets, 25-18, 25-22, 25-16.
Boys Golf – Not a good day at the course for the eagles, losing to MUS, 146-201.
Girls Soccer – The Lady Eagles gave it a valiant effort in a region match at Hutchison, but came up with a 0-1 loss. They are 1-1 overall (0-1) in the region.
Volleyball – It took 5 sets for the Lady Eagles to beat White Station, but they came from behind to get the victory – SBA 20, 14, 25, 25, 15 – White Station 25, 25, 17, 21, 13. The Lady Eagles are 8-4 on the year.
Volleyball – The Lady Eagles Varsity Volleyball traveled to the annual Collierville Tournament getting an even split with 4 wins and 4 loses. They are 7-4 on the year. Scores: SBA over BGA 25-17, 25-22, St. George’s over SBA 25-18, 25-10; SBA over Germantown, 25-13, 25-13; Hutchison over SBA 25-23, 25-23; SBA over TRA, 25-18, 25-22; Summit over SBA, 25-17, 23-25, 15-9; SBA over Tupelo 25-14, 20-25, 15-9; Brentwood Acd. over SBA, 25-11; 25-8.
Football – A great opening night for the Eagles, as they crested to a 41-3 victory over Kingsbury. Kingsbury came out strong in the opening and managed to score a field goal, but that was it for the Falcons, as the Eagles dusted off the cobwebs and scored in every quarter with 21 in the 2nd. The Eagles are 1-0 for the season.
Boys Golf – The Eagles participated in the Brighton Tournament and placed 2nd with a total of 175 out of 7 teams. Wyatt Messmer and Cameron Tompkins led the Eagles with a score of 42 each. They tied for 7th out of about 40 Golfers! Tournament team scores-Dyer County: 175, St. Benedict: 176, Arlington: 180, Bartlett: 182, Munford: 185, Brighton: 189, Covington:193.
Boys Golf – The Eagles opened with a tough White Station squad, losing by 20 strokes, 156-176. (Record 1-0)
Volleyball – Lady Eagles Volleyball traveled to St. Agnes for the 1st region match-up of the year. The freshman lost a close one, but it took 3 sets. The JV swept the Stars, 25-18, 25-19 and the varsity won in 3 in a match that was never in question, 25-15, 25-15, 25-12. Three straight wins for JV and varsity! (Varsity record 3-0 overall 1-0 in region)
Girls Soccer – The Lady Eagles got off to a winning start with a 6-0 non-conference victory over Fayette Academy (Record 1-0)
Volleyball – The Eagles got back-to-back sweeps with the JV and Varsity sweeping MLK Prep. JV wins 25-8, 25-6 and Varsity wins 25-2, 25-12, 25-7. The varsity holds a 2-0 record to get off to a great start.
Volleyball – The Lady Eagles opened the season with a sweep over Munford with both the JV and Varsity getting wins. The JV posted a 2-game sweep, 25-16, 25-23, while the varsity won 25-29, 25-11, 26-24.