Go Saints! XHS Activities Week-in-Review: May 25, 2017

Congratulations to Xavier Girls Golf Coach Julie Kadlec who will be presented the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union’s “Golden Plaque of Distinction” at the State Golf Meet tomorrow!

 

Congratulations to Xavier Girls Tennis player Sarah Abu Nameh who qualified for the state individual meet June 1/2 in Iowa City!

 

Congratulations to the Boys Tennis team for qualifying for the State Team Meet on May 26 in Des Moines.  The Saints beat Wahlert, 5-4 to earn a spot in the Final Four!!!

 

Congrats also to Jon Lansing/Charlie Esker and Ryan Jasper/Alex Hinrichs who qualified for the State Doubles Meet in Waterloo May 26/27!

 

Congratulations to the following Girls and Boys Track team members who placed at the 2017 3A State Meet:

  • The 4×800 Relay placed 5th with Josh Gerke, Grayson Walther, Beau Van Berkum, and Nathan Skala

  • Katie Tallett placed 4th in the 3000M Run and 8th in the 1500M Run

 

The Boys Soccer team beat Hempstead on May 18 by a score of 8-1. The Saints claimed a share of the MVC “Mississippi” Division title with a record of 9-4.  The team completed the regular season with an overall record of 10-4.  The Saints beat Mid-Prairie Wednesday in a 2A Sub State Semifinal last night by a score of 8-1.  The team is hosting Mt. Pleasant on Saturday in a Sub State Final at Xavier.  Match time is noon @ HECO Field.  Admission is $6, NO PASSES will be accepted.  Good luck to Coach Hadzic and all members of the 5th ranked Boys Soccer team as they compete to qualify for state!

 

The Girls Soccer team beat Hempstead on May 18 by a score of 2-1.  The team completed the regular season with a record of 10-4 and placed 2nd in the “Mississippi” Division.  The Saints are hosting a 4A Regional Semi-final on May 30 vs. the winner of Ballard/South Tama.  Match time is 5:00 p.m.  Admission is $6, NO PASSES will be accepted.  Good luck to Coach Higgins and all members of the Girls Soccer team as the “road to state” begins!

 

The Softball team split with Kennedy in their MVC opener, winning 11-8 and dropping the nightcap, 5-1.  The Saints host Wahlert Catholic tonight at Jefferson HS (due to field work at our facility).  Game time is 5:30 p.m.  Xavier also plays IC Regina on Friday and hosts a triangular with Solon and Durant on Saturday beginning at 1:00 p.m.

 

The Baseball team defeated Jefferson on Tuesday in the Metro Tournament by a score of 6-2.  The Saints play at Muscatine tomorrow in a JV/Varsity contest.  Varsity begins at 7:00 p.m.

 

The Trap Shooting team competes in the Dike-New Hartford Invitational on Saturday.  Action begins at 9:00 a.m.

 

Congratulations to the following students who achieved the top three scores in the state in Microsoft Certiport Certification:

  • Microsoft Word 2016 Spring State Champion–Jackson Schuster Xavier H.S.

  • Microsoft Excel 2016 Spring State Champion-Jackson Schuster Xavier H.S.

  • Microsoft Excel 2016 Spring Runner-up–Tyler Nachman Xavier H.S.

  • Microsoft Excel 2016 Spring 3rd place–Ben Conrad Xavier H.S.

As State Champion, Jackson Schuster state champion gets invited to the U.S. National Championships held in Orlando, in June of 2017.