The Plank - Sports

Plank Article Henry Krueger ’21

A season cut short, a career still budding

With six graduates currently in professional baseball, Jesuit High School Sacramento has a reputation for producing some of the area’s best baseball talent. That number could grow even larger this summer when Major League Baseball holds its annual First-Year Player Draft.

Plank Article Matthew Marsh ’20

Jesuit lacrosse looks forward to new season

The end of winter and the beginning of spring is possibly the busiest time for the Athletic Department at Jesuit High School Sacramento. As winter sports are entering the playoff season,the nine spring sports are all starting up, including the lacrosse team, one of the most competitive sports in the area.

Plank Article Harley Sherman ’22

Ready, Set, Row

Rower and Jesuit High School student Louis Gallia '20 competing in the 2019 Head of the Charles Regatta in the Charles River, which separates Boston and Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Rowing is one of the oldest collegiate sports and has been a part of almost every Olympic Games. The first American regatta, or rowing race, took place in 1762 and now crew athletes compete in races held all over the country.

Plank Article Nick Venegas ’22

On and off the mat

Jesuit High School Wrestler Clark Perry '21, left, wrestles in dual against Cosumnes Oaks High School in Fr. Barry Gymnasium last season.

Being one of the best wrestlers at Jesuit High School Sacramento, Clark Parry ’21 has tousled with the best. Placing first in his most recent tournament, it seems like nobody can take him down.

Plank Article Sam Thompson ’22

Jesuit suffers first Delta League loss to Franklin

Jesuit guard Isa Silva '21 dribbles around defender against Franklin High School

Looking to keep a perfect Delta League record, the Jesuit High School Marauders came up short in a 70-59 loss to the Franklin High School Wildcats on Wednesday. 

The result marks Franklin’s second straight Delta League win as the team defeated Pleasant Grove High School last Friday. 

After being down 8 points at halftime, Franklin outscored Jesuit 45-26 in the second half. 

Plank Article Matt Parks ’21

Jesuit soccer readies for Davis showdown

Elijah Beverley '21 warms up before a game.

On the afternoon of Jan. 15, the Jesuit High School Marauders will battle the Davis High School Blue Devils at Playfields Park in Davis.

The Marauders look to continue their success after amassing a perfect league record with wins over Elk Grove High School, Sheldon High School, and Cosumnes Oak High School.

Davis has also started the season well, holding a 6-2-1 overall record. Aware of the looming threat that the Blue Devils will present, defender Michael Roush ’21 notes that a favorable outcome will rely on the team full effort.

Plank Article Henry Krueger ’21

Jesuit defeats Christian Brothers in overtime thriller

Jesuit player #4 dribbles around two CB players during game.

In arguably the Sac-Joaquin Section’s most thrilling game this season, the Jesuit High School Marauders pulled off a 60-59 overtime win against the Christian Brothers High School Falcons on Saturday.

The win marks Jesuit’s fifth consecutive victory against its longtime rival and improves the team’s record to 10-3.