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Weekend Raider Update: April 27, 2021
Andrew Mouzin

The varsity track and field squad performed extremely well at the Grandview Invitational last Friday, April 23. The girls soccer team won its Senior Night game versus Blue Springs. Here is your Weekend Raider Update for April 27, 2021.

Track and Field
The varsity track and field squad performed extremely well at the Grandview Invitational last Friday, April 23. Sophomore Darin Conley won the shot put. Senior Hadley Jetmore won the 100, 200 and 400 meter races. 

Here are some results from the competition:

Boys:

  • 4x800m relay third place - Julian Nunez, Robert Read, Niko Van Zanten, Henry Ruland
  • 4x100m fifth place - 45.33 (currently 2nd fastest time in 3A) Aiden Lacy, Devin Conley, Darin Conley, Quinton Conley
  • Boys 4x200m relay sixth place - Aiden Lacy, Devin Conley, Christian Jarret, Cooper Starks
  • 100m - Devin Conley eighth place 
  • 400m - Aiden Lacy second place; Cooper Starks 10th place
  • 800m - Julian Nunez 12th place 
  • 3200m - Robert Read ninth place
  • 300m hurdles - Christian Jarret seventh place
  • High Jump - Quinton Conley and Cooper Starks tied for fifth place
  • Triple Jump - Darin Conley seventh place
  • Shot Put - Darin Conley first place


Girls:

  • Hadley Jetmore first place in the 100m, 200m, and 400m. 
  • 3200m - Reaghan Gaffney fifth place
  • 100m hurdles - Preya Nguyen seventh place
  • 300m hurdles - Preya Nguyen sixth place
  • Long Jump - Sophie van Zanten 4th place

Girls Soccer
The varsity soccer team won its Senior Night game last night, April 26, against Blue Springs, 2-0. Goals were scored by Allison Hobbs and Ellie Staker. The shoutout was made by senior Allie Pierce. 

Baseball
The varsity baseball team won in extra innings, 2-1, against Veritas Christian last night, April 26. The squad lost a couple of close games last week, losing to Rockhurst, 8-6, on April 21, and to Bishop Ward, 5-4, on April 22.

Boys Tennis
The varsity boys tennis team defeated Blue Valley West last night, 8-4. Aarmaan Yarlagadda, Buzz Stevens, Aarav Yarlagadda, Ethan Wolf, Topher Thornberry, Will Greaves all won their singles contests. Aarav and Topher, and Will and Ethan won their doubles matches. The team will celebrate its seniors tonight, Tuesday, April 27, against Blue Valley North.

Boys Golf
The varsity boys golf team took second place in the large school division at the Helias Invitational in Jefferson City last Monday, April 19. Junior Ryan Lee finished in first place with an even par 72. Senior Grant Beichley garnered third place honors with a 77. Senior golfers will be celebrated this Friday, April 30, at the varsity boys lacrosse game.

Boys Lacrosse
The varsity boys lacrosse team lost a close battle to Northland LC, 11-10, last Friday, April 23. The team earlier in the week upended rival Rockhurst, 10-8. The JV squad also pull off a big victory over Rockhurst, 9-7. Its seniors will be celebrated this Friday, April 30, against Lee's Summit.