Fall 2020 Athletics Roundup

By Director of Athletics Zac Kraft

The Girls’ Tennis team captured the Lancaster-Lebanon League Section 3 title by finishing the regular season with a perfect 8-0 record. On Friday, Oct. 2, LCDS lost to Section 2 Champion, Lampeter-Strasburg in the League Team Tournament Semifinals. The Cougars (No. 3 seed) lost to Wyomissing (No. 2 seed) in the PIAA District 3 Class AA Team Tournament Semifinals, ending the season with an overall record of 8-1.

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At the L-L League Championships, Cassidy Gleiberman ’21 placed second in Class AA Singles for the second consecutive year, and teamed with Maggie Auman ’23 to capture the Class AA Doubles Title. Gleiberman/Auman qualified for the PIAA District 3 Class AA Doubles Tournament where they reached the Championship match before falling to a strong team from Conrad Weiser.

Post-Season Honors & Accolades:
L-L League Section 3 All-Star: Cassidy Gleiberman ’21
L-L League Coach of the Year: Hilary Waltman
LCDS Unsung Hero Award: Amelia Lowjeski ’21
LCDS Leadership Award: Isabella Gerace ’21 & Olivia Sullivan ’21
LCDS Most Valuable Player: Cassidy Gleiberman ’21
LCDS Cougar Award: Maggie Auman ’23

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The Golf team finished the season with an overall record of 6-14. The Cougars were led by Winston Thai ’23 and Phoebe Stover ’22, who averaged 88.5 and 91.3 per round, respectively. Results from the L-L League Tournament played at Meadia Heights Golf Course on Monday, Sept. 28:

Winston Thai (94) — tied 34th overall, 11th in Class AA
Phoebe Stover (101) — 6th overall, 1st Class AA
Savannah Miller ’24 (109) — 11th overall, 2nd Class AA

Post-Season Honors & Accolades:
L-L League Section 4 Honorable Mention All-Star: Winston Thai ’23
LCDS Most Valuable Player: Winston Thai ’23

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The Field Hockey, Boys’ Soccer and Girls’ Soccer teams successfully completed non-traditional seasons, which culminated on Saturday, Oct. 17 with Maroon & White intrasquad scrimmages, senior recognitions and team celebrations. Overall participation in the six-week intrascholastic season was robust — Field hockey (14), boys’ soccer (16), girls’ soccer (18) — as was the individual improvement of each player. Coaches and student-athletes demonstrated exceptional levels of commitment, dedication, and leadership.

Field Hockey Team Honors & Accolades:
Cougar Award — Ryan DeGreen ’23
Most Improved Player — Alexa Thomas ’24
Leadership Award — Riley Eckman ’21, Madison Feddock ’22

Girls’ Soccer Team Honors & Accolades:
Leadership Award — Alison Ngau ’21
Most Improved Player — Molly Heilshorn ’23
Captains — Annika Klombers ’21, Maddie Bono ’21

Boys’ Soccer Team Honors & Accolades:
Hustle Award — Chris Sigmund ’21
Dedication Award — Alex Vine ’21
Most Improved Player — Kieran Heim ’21
Leadership Award — Luke Forman ’21
Cougar Award — Cameron Young ’21

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The JPM Girls’ Cross Country Team finished the regular season with a perfect record of 10-0 and captured the first Lancaster-Lebanon League Title in program history. Three of JPM’s top 4 runners are LCDS students: Arielle Breuninger ’21, Gabrielle Thiry ’24 and Milana Breuninger ’23. At the L-L League Championships at Ephrata MS on Wednesday, Oct. 21, Arielle placed 5th (19:54), Milana 8th (20:15) and Gabby 11th (20:22) as the JPM team fell one point short of capturing the League title. At the PIAA District 3 Championships, Arielle Breuninger ran the race of her life, finishing the 3.1 mile course in a personal best 18:33, good enough for 4th place. Gabrielle Thiry also turned in an outstanding performance and earned a medal with a time of 19:07 (16th place). Arielle will compete in the PIAA State Championships in Hershey on Saturday, Nov. 7.

The JPM Boys’ Cross Country Team finished the regular season with an overall record of 8-2 (2nd place L-L League Section 1). At the L-L League Championships, the Tornado boys placed 3rd as a team.

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The Lancaster Catholic Girls’ Volleyball Team finished the regular season with an overall record of 11-2, 10-1 in League play and captured their second consecutive Section 3 title. In the postseason, the Crusaders lost to Section 2 Champion Garden Spot (the top-ranked team in District 3 AAA) in the L-L League Semifinals (3-2), and to York Suburban (No. 2 seed) in the Quarterfinal Round of the PIAA District 3 Class AAA Tournament (3-1). Led by a contingent of LCDS students, including Isabel Hoin ’21 (78 digs), Bella DeCarlo ’21 (10 kills, 9 digs), Julia Fisher ’23 (33 kills), and Summer Troxell ’22.

Post-Season Honors & Accolades:
L-L League Section 3 First Team All-Star: Julia Fisher ’23, Isabel Hoin ’21
L-L League Section 3 Second Team All-Star: Bella DeCarlo ’21
L-L League Section 3 Player of the Year: Julia Fisher ’23

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The JPM Football team is currently 0-7 overall, 0-4 in L-L League Section 1. Luca Fimiani ’22 is starting at linebacker and has three carries for 15 yards on the season. The Tornado has two remaining games, at Octorara Friday, Nov. 6 and at Penn Manor on the 13th.

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