Highlights for the week of January 5th – January 11th
Varsity Girls Basketball:
This week, the lady Falcons took on the visiting St. Mary’s Rams. Christian Brothers came out strong and played tough. They led in the first quarter 22-19. The Falcons continued to play strong defense, but went into half time down by 7 with a score of 28-35. The Falcons would continue to battle the entire game, but would fall to the Rams by a score of 72-60. Junior Brianna Juniel would lead the Falcons with 25 points. Sophomore Laney Prichard chipped in 8 points, followed by Bria Shine with 7 points.
Next, Christian Brothers began league starting with a matchup against Casa Roble High School. The falcons came out strong and put up 31 points in the first quarter alone. CB led at halftime by a score of 47-12. Christian Brothers played well and demonstrated excellent teamwork. The Falcons would win the game by a score of 88-22. Monet Brown and Zori Miller both had a game high of 19 points each. Followed by Chance Sims, Brianna Juniel, and Bria Shine each with 11 points apiece. The Falcons will take on Lincoln of Stockton this Saturday. Overall record: 9 – 6.
JV Girls Basketball:
The JV girls took on a tough St. Marys team on Tuesday night. They jumped out to an early lead but throughout the 2nd and 3rd quarter, the two teams would exchange having the lead. Finally, in the last few minutes, CB pulled to win 68 – 63. Last night, they played Casa Roble and the game was never close as they pounded the Rams 58 – 13.
Overall record: 6 – 4.
Freshman Girls Basketball:
No games were played this week.
Varsity Boys Basketball: Saturday Jan. 6 Christian Brothers 44 Clovis North 54: At The Father Kelly Tribute at Jesuit, The Brothers Varsity Team lost a tough battle with one of the better teams from the Fresno area. The Brothers defensive effort was good, holding Clovis North to 18 points below their season average of 72 points per game but the Falcons shooting was off shooting 25% from behind the arc and 33% on 2 point FG. Leading the defensive effort was Junior Brandon Wiggin who had 3 steals and Senior Cameryn Walker who had 6 rebounds and 2 steals. Offensively, Senior Matt Schneider led the team with 11 points on for 5/7 shooting from the floor.
Wednesday Jan. 10 Christian Brothers 44 Vanden 71: The Brothers Varsity travelled to Fairfield to take on one of the better Division III teams in the section. Vanden jumped on the Falcons early taking a 15 point lead after the first quarter. Despite missing 4 players due to injury, the Falcons fought hard and cut into the lead and were down by 10 3 minutes into the 3rd quarter but the Vikings depth proved to be too much to over come and the Falcons took the loss on the road. Juniors Aidan Simpson and Mason Santiago led the team in scoring each scoring 12 points and Junior Brandon Wiggin had 3 steals.
The Brothers Varsity begin league play Friday night at Home vs Casa Roble and host Vista del Lago on Wednesday Jan. 17.
JV Boys Basketball:
The JV boys are continuing to play well! We were visited by Central Catholic last Saturday. The Falcons came out tough but the game was still close at the beginning of the third quarter. The defense turned it up a notch and put the game out of reach at the end. Final score: 57 – 44. The past Wednesday boys traveled to play Vanden High School. The 9 – 1 Vikings were ready. Again, the Falcons met the challenge. With our best passing to date we were able to get ahead and stay ahead. Another impressive road victory! Final score: 61 – 54. We take on the Rams of Casa Roble tonight at home. Come out and cheer loud for the JV Falcons.
Freshman Boys Basketball:
The Freshman Boys played their most complete game to date when they took on the previously 9-3 Central Catholic Raiders on Saturday, Jan. 6. The Freshman Falcons started fast outscoring their opponents 18-3 in the first quarter and did not let up, winning the game 53-26, allowing their least points against in any game this season. The boys will look to have a repeat performance and start league strong when they take the on Casa Roble Rams on Friday, Jan. 12.
Varsity Girls Soccer:
Tuesday night was the league opener for The Lady Falcons. We hosted El Camino in a very physical battle. Freshman Lexi Rakela scored first in the opening minutes of the match. In the second half, Senior Emma Thompson was brought down hard in the penalty area and CB was awarded a PK. Junior Maci Bakarich converted the PK to seal the deal and CB won 2-0. On Thursday The Lady Falcons traveled to Folsom to play Casa Robles. The Lady Falcons had a hard time securing this victory. Casa Robles kept the pressure up throughout the match, but CB did manage to get a score from Junior Maci Bakarich who was assisted by sophomore Ainsley Carroll. Quality effort from Goalkeeper Lauren Towne and the defensive line of Annemarie Barbour, Hailey Green, Julia Atlee and Kayla Stephens. Next up Vista Del Lago at Sacramento City College. Overall record: 5 – 4 – 2, League: 2 – 0
JV Girls Soccer:
1/9 CB woman’s JV Soccer hosted the El Camino Eagles, CB put on a clinic as they went on to victory winning 5-0. Goals by (2) Maria, (2) Jordan Pieretti, (1) Marisa Galvez.
1/11 CB women’s JV soccer visited the Rams of Casa Robla. CB was able to come out victorious with a result of 3-0, goals lead by Katie Phipps, Sara Cruz, Jordan Pierretti. Overall record: 6 – 4.
Varsity Boys Soccer:
On Jan. 9, 2017, the Christian Brothers men’s varsity soccer team opened league play away from home against the Eagles of El Camino High School. A gritty performance, along with a hat trick from senior forward Alex Silva saw the Falcon’s come away with a well-deserved 3-2 victory on the road. On Jan. 11th, the Falcons took the field against Casa Robles High School for their second game, and first home outing of the new league season. A tightly contested first 40 minutes saw the Rams of Casa Robles take a 1-0 lead into the half time break. However the Falcons came out in the second half in inspired form. Goals from junior JT Waldon and senior Jared Enos, as well as a penalty from Alex Silva lead the Falcons to a 3-1 victory on the night, and a perfect 2-0 in league play thus far. The Falcons next take the field away to Vista Del Lago on Jan. 16th in a continuation of league play.
JV Boys Soccer:
Our JV boys’ soccer team started league play on the road last Tuesday against El Camino HS. The boys came out strong of the gate, creating many scoring opportunities by being aggressive and displaying great ball movement, which created a 3-1 lead at halftime. The second half was a different story with critical mistakes made by our backline and very questionable calls by the officiating crew made it a nail biter. Despite that the boys pulled a great victory winning 4-3. Goals scored by Andres Gordon, Richard Dore, Antonio Jacobo and Desmond Greer.
Last night at SCC our boys took on Casa Roble HS. The first half was a very hard-fought game. Both teams created multiple scoring opportunities which turned into a 2-1 lead for our boys. After a very competitive first half, our boys dominated the 2nd half, the team displayed great team play by possessing the ball most of the 2nd half. The boys finished the night with a very convincing victory with a score of 6-1. Declan Simonovich was the player of the game finishing with a hat trick and scoring the best goal of the season, a volley from about 18 yards away. Also scoring Richard Dore, Andres Gordon and Antonio Jacobo.
Overall 7-5-1 League 2-0
GAMES OF THE WEEK
Women’s Soccer vs. Vista Del Lago
Tuesday, January 16th at 5:30(JV)/7pm(Varsity)
Sac City College
Men’s Basketball vs. Vista Del Lago
Wednesday, January 17th, 4(Frosh)/5:30(JV)/7(Varsity)
Ron Limeberger Gymnasium