The varsity boys tennis, boys lacrosse and boys golf teams held their senior nights last week. Several teams performed extremely well in tournaments over the weekend. Here is your Weekend Raider Update for May 3, 2021.
The varsity boys tennis team celebrated its three seniors last Tuesday, April 27, in a match versus Blue Valley North. The seniors won their three exhibition matches, 3-0. The JV team also won, 5-4. On Friday, April 30, the varsity team won the Blue Springs Invitational by one point over Barstow, 27-26. The JV squad placed fourth. Here are the results:
- Topher Thornberry - JV, second place
- Armaan Yarlagadda, - V, third place
- Aarav Yarlagadda - V, champion
- Adam Bell, JV, seventh place
- Trey Lambright & Andy Greaves - V, third place
- Ethan Wolf & Will Greaves - JV, fifth place
- Buzz Stevens & Joe Bortnick - V, second place
- Jimmy O'Connell & Piersen Foote - JV, fourth place
The varsity boys lacrosse team honored its 13 seniors Friday, April 30, with a convincing 14-4 victory over Lee's Summit/United. The JV squad won, 4-1. The varsity team also defeated Olathe, 20-4, last Thursday, April 29, and the JV team won 10-0.
The varsity baseball team won the Russellville tournament Friday and Saturday, April 30 and May 1. The team defeated Pilot Grove, 15-3, on Friday, then turned around Saturday and defeated Union, 14-12, and host Russellville, 10-9. The team's seniors will be honored Tuesday after its game against Benton.
The varsity girls soccer team played in the Camdenton tournament over the weekend. The team won both its games, defeating Carl Junction in the opener, 4-1, and host Camdenton, 2-1. Sophomore Ava Rasmus scored four goals in the tournament. Junior Ellie Staker pitched in two goals.
The varsity golf team celebrated its seniors at halftime of the varsity boys lacrosse game last Frday, April 30.
Track and Field
The track and field team competed at the Rockhurst Invitational last Thursday, April 29. Senior Hadley Jetmore won the 100m race in 12.79. Hadley also placed second in the pole vault. Junior Sophie van Zanten brought home third place in the long jump. The team will honor its seniors Tuesday, May 4, at the end of the varsity girls lacrosse game.
The varsity girls lacrosse team will celebrate its seniors Tuesday, May 4, at the end of the varsity game.