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Postseason Raider Update

Here is your Postseason Raider Update.

Andrew Mouzin

Here is your Postseason Raider Update:

Boys Tennis
The varsity boys tennis team defeated both Trenton and Maryville in their Class 1 sectional and quarterfinal team matches, 5-0, on Friday, May 18. The team advanced to the state semifinals Thursday, May 24. Its opponent is still to be determined.

Senior Garrett Kincaid and junior Nathan Turtledove 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 senior Matthew Gernon and junior Logan Stevens. The tandem defeated Cole Conner and Adam Hoefer of Lafayette County, 6-0, 6-0.

The team upended rival Barstow, 5-2, in the Class 1, District 14 championship Wednesday, May 9. The team defeated St. Pius X, 5-0, in the semifinals on Tuesday, May 8. Individually, senior Garrett Kincaid and junior Nathan Turtledove took first and second, respectively, in the singles tournament and moved on to sectionals. Senior Matthew Gernon and junior Logan Stevens also moved on to sectionals. The team took second in the district doubles competition. Freshmen Ethan Wolf and Jimmy Andrews placed third at districts.

Girls Soccer
The varsity girls soccer team shut out Lincoln Prep, 5-0, to win their sectional contest on Saturday, May 19. The team will play St. Pius X in the Class 2 state quarterfinals on Wednesday, May 23, at 5:30 p.m., at Platte County High School's Pirate Stadium.

​​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.

Track and Field
The girls track and field team took third place at its Class 3 sectional meet on Saturday, May 19, in Odessa and qualified five athletes to state. Freshman Hadley Jetmore won the pole vault and 400 meter race, and placed second in the 200 meter race. Senior Julia Rosher won her 1600 meter race. Freshman Joanne de Pierre placed fourth in the 100 meter dash and will move on to state. Additionally, the 4x400 meter team of Hadley, Julia, Joanne, freshman Mia Randolph and alternate junior Alexandra Copaken 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. Freshman Hadley Jetmore won the pole vault, 200-meter and 400-meter races. Senior Julia Rosher won the 1600 meter race and second in the 800 meter race. Senior Emlen Brown took second in the 1600 meter race and Shahim Shahzad took third in the 100 meter race. The qualifiers moved on to the sectional meet Saturday, May 19, at Odessa.

Baseball
The varsity baseball team will play Odessa in a Class 4 sectional game next Tuesday, May 22, at 6 p.m., at Missouri 3 and 2.

It won the Class 4, District 14 championship Thursday, May 17, defeating Lincoln Prep, 8-2. The team previously defeated Cristo Rey, 21-0, in the district semifinal on Monday, May 14.


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 Hoffman 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 will not be competing in the playoffs.