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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.

Plank Article Lincoln Marks ’20

Jesuit ends drought with win over Wolves

Water polo player in pool with ball in one hand.

On Tuesday, Oct. 22, Jesuit High School’s varsity water polo team took home a win against the Woodcreek High School Wolves. Beating the Wolves by eight points, the game marks the first victory for Jesuit’s water polo team after a long string of close defeats. 

Jesuit came out strong and took a solid lead early in the game, scoring within the first minute. The Marauders maintained their lead through the rest of the game, yet despite the win, the team still sees room for improvement.