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Postseason Raider Update

Here is your Postseason Raider Update.

Andrew Mouzin

Here is your Postseason Raider Update:

Track and Field
The girls track and field team took sixth place at the Class 3 girls state championships on Saturday, May 26, in Jefferson City, tallying 31 points. Freshman Hadley Jetmore grabbed second place in the 200 and 400 meter races, and fourth place in the pole vault. Senior Julia Rosher secured fifth place in the 1600 meter race and freshman Joanne de Pierre took 13th place in the 100 meter race. The 4x400 relay team of Hadley, Julia, Joanne, freshman Mia Randolph and junior Alexandra Copaken captured third place in their race.

The team secured third place at its Class 3 sectional meet on Saturday, May 19, in Odessa and qualified five athletes to state. Hadley won the pole vault and 400 meter race, and placed second in the 200 meter race. Julia won her 1600 meter race. Joanne placed fourth in the 100 meter dash and will move on to state. Additionally, the 4x400 meter team of Hadley, Julia, Joanne, freshman Mia and alternate junior Alexandra took first and moved on to state.

The track and field team qualified athletes in 10 events at the Class 3, District 8 track and field meet in Richmond on Saturday, May 12. Hadley won the pole vault, 200-meter and 400-meter races. Julia won the 1600 meter race and second in the 800 meter race. Senior Emlen Brown took second in the 1600 meter race and junior Shahim Shahzad took third in the 100 meter race. The qualifiers moved on to the sectional meet Saturday, May 19, at Odessa.

Boys Tennis
The varsity boys tennis team took third place at the Class 1 state championships on Thursday, May 24. The team lost in the semifinals to cross-state rival John Burroughs, then rebounded to defeat Clayton, 5-0, in the third place match. Junior Nathan Turtledove captured fifth place in the individual singles competition and senior Garrett Kincaid placed seventh. The doubles team of senior Matthew Gernon and junior Logan Stevens took third place in individual doubles competition.

Garrett and Nathan stamped their tickets to the individual singles state competition in their Class 1 sectional competition Tuesday, May 15. Garrett defeated Zach Baker of Marshall, 6-2, 6-0, and Nathan defeated Odmund Bautista of Sacred Heart, 6-0, 6-1. Also moving on to the state competition is the doubles team of Matthew and Logan. The tandem defeated Cole Conner and Adam Hoefer of Lafayette County, 6-0, 6-0.

The team defeated both Trenton and Maryville in their Class 1 sectional and quarterfinal team matches, 5-0, on Friday, May 18.

It upended rival Barstow, 5-2, in the Class 1, District 14 championship Wednesday, May 9 and defeated St. Pius X, 5-0, in the semifinals on Tuesday, May 8.

Individually, Garrett and Nathan took first and second, respectively, in the singles tournament and moved on to sectionals. Matthew and Logan also moved on to sectionals. The team took second in the district doubles competition. Freshmen Ethan Wolf and Jimmy Andrews placed third at districts.

The varsity baseball team fell in the Class 4 quarterfinals to Excelsior Springs, 10-8, on Thursday, May 24.

The team defeated Odessa in its Class 4 sectional game, 5-3, on Tuesday, May 22. It won the Class 4, District 14 championship Thursday, May 17, defeating Lincoln Prep, 8-2. It previously defeated Cristo Rey, 21-0, in the district semifinal on Monday, May 14.​​

Girls Soccer
The varsity girls soccer team lost to St. Pius X, 2-1, in the second overtime period in the Missouri State Class 2 quarterfinals.

The team previously shut out Lincoln Prep, 5-0, to win their sectional contest on Saturday, May 19.

Boys Lacrosse
The varsity boys lacrosse team lost in the LAKC championship game to Shawnee Mission East, 17-8, on Saturday, May 19, at UMKC.

The team defeated rival Rockhurst in the LAKC semifinals, 11-9, on Thursday, May 17, and defeated Olathe in convincing fashion, 17-8, on Friday, May 11.

Boys Golf
The varsity boys golf team placed seventh in the Missouri Class 3 state championships Monday and Tuesday, May 14-15, at Old Kinderhook in Camdenton, Mo. The team shot a combined 656. Sophomore August Hoffman was the top golfer for PHS, tying for 28th place in the tournament.

The team captured first place in its Class 3 sectional tournament Monday, May 7, in Smithville. The team shot a 300 at Paradise Pointe golf course, and sophomore August was named sectional champion after shooting a 3-under-par 69 for the tournament.

It also captured first place in the Class 3, District 7 championships on Monday, April 30, at Mules National Golf Club in Warrensburg, Mo. The team shot a 306, and freshman Grant Beichley tied for first place.

Girls Lacrosse Playoffs
The girls team did not be compete in the playoffs.