Athletic News

FALL SPORTS ROUNDUP
 
FOOTBALL: The Sentinels wrapped up the year on Friday in a 48-21 loss to St. Mary's on Senior Night at Eubanks Stadium.
 
Seton honored 17 senior football players on the evening and senior Mikey Castro scored twice while senior Isaiah Kubasak hauled in another to provide the scoring for the Sentinels.
 
The team finished the year 2-8, but had close calls against several playoff teams in a hard-fought season.
 
VOLLEYBALL: The Sentinels finished their season with a tough loss to Cactus in the first round of the 4A Playoffs on November 4th.
 
Despite the loss, Seton captured its sixth region title in a row and had six players earn some form of All-Region honors, including Rachel Martinez earning Defensive Player of the Year honors and James Johnson was named Coach of the Year.
 
Other awards:
Katie LaLicata - 1st Team
Emilee Horky - 1st Team
Gracie Shearan - 2nd Team
Kyleigh Ganz - 2nd Team
Ally Van Devender - HM
 
BOYS GOLF: The Sentinels boys golf team finished of a great season at the AIA Division II State Meet at the end of October.
 
Seton finished sixth as a team, shooting a two-day total of 640 as a team
 
Nik Kittilson wrapped up his career with a stellar finish, shooting even-par for the tournament to finish in fourth place as an individual.
 
GIRLS GOLF: Sentinel Girl Golfer Lauren Jarvise finished her junior season at the AIA Division II State Meet at the end of October.
 
Jarvise shot 168 over the two days of the event, finishing in 41st place in the state.
 
SWIM & DIVE: The Sentinels finished a great season in the pool at the AIA State Meet on November 5-6, with the girls taking home fourth place as a team.
 
The 200 medley relay team of Brea Zandt, Izabella Nieto, Claire Armstrong at Cat Merrill took home gold in their event, setting a school record in the process.
 
More Girls Results:
Zandt, 100 Back (2nd)
Nieto, 100 Breaststroke (2nd)
Armstrong, 100 Fly (3rd)
Zandt, 100 Free (3rd)
400 Free Relay (4th)
 
Boys
Flaherty, 100 Free (11th)
Butkiewicz, 100 Free (15th)
 
CROSS COUNTRY: The Sentinels Cross Country boys team wrapped up the season on Saturday at the AIA State Meet at Cave Creek GC.
 
The squad finished 20th in the Division III race, led by a 38th place finish by Zach Albanese and a 75th place finish from Josh Morris.
 
Sentinel Sports Roundup - 10/25-10/31
 
BOYS GOLF: The Sentinels boys golf team finished of a great season at the AIA Division II State Meet on Wednesday and Thursday in Tucson.
 
Seton finished sixth as a team, shooting a two-day total of 640 as a team
 
Nik Kittilson wrapped up his career with a stellar finish, shooting even-par for the tournament to finish in fourth place as an individual.
 
GIRLS GOLF: Sentinel Girl Golfer Lauren Jarvise finished her junior season at the AIA Division II State Meet on Monday and Tuesday down in Tucson.
 
Jarvise shot 168 over the two days of the event, finishing in 41st place in the state.
 
FOOTBALL: The Sentinels continued a string of games against top teams in the state, battling with ranked ALA-Queen Creek on Friday night before falling 55-21 on the road.
 
Seton went into halftime trailing just 21-14 thanks to a pair of TD connections from Jake Morris to Mikey Williamson.
 
However, Seton was unable to keep up in the second half despite finding the end zone one more time as they moved to 2-6 on the year.
 
VOLLEYBALL: The Sentinels finished the regular season with a bang last week, going 3-0 with three sweeps against Marcos de Niza, ALA-Queen Creek and Tempe.
 
The biggest victory of the week came against the Patriots on Wednesday night at McMahon Gymnasium. Needing a win to secure the region title, the Sentinels dominated from the first serve on, sweeping their foes from Queen Creek and capturing the program's sixth region title in a row.
 
SWIM & DIVE: The Sentinels wrapped up the regular a season on Saturday at the Husky Invite against some of the bigger schools in the region.
 
Seton now turns its attention to the State Meet this Friday and Saturday where many Sentinel swimmers are seeded highly on both the boys and girls side.
 
CROSS COUNTRY: The Sentinels Cross Country teams finished the regular season on Wednesday, hosting the Chandler City Invite at Tumbleweed Park.
 
Every Seton runner finished with a personal record, including Zach Albanese, who finished 13th with a time of 16:33 for the boys.
 
Lindsay Hamilton, running in her first race as a Sentinel, posted a time of 25:43.
 
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FOOTBALL: The Sentinels hit the road on Thursday to take on a solid Desert Mountain squad in Scottsdale, falling 56-6.
 
Seton notched a first half touchdown on a Mikey Castro run to cut the lead to 14-6 but couldn't find the endzone the rest of the night. The Sentinels moved to 2-5 on the year.
 
VOLLEYBALL: The Sentinels had a busy week with three matches, finishing the week 2-1.
 
On Tuesday, Seton survived a five-set thriller with Mesquite in Gilbert, 3-2 (20-25, 25-18, 27-25, 23-25, 15-11), to keep their region record unblemished.
 
They would keep that momentum going into a top-10 showdown with ALA-Queen Creek on the road in Thursday, finishing sets well in a 3-0 (27-25, 25-22, 25-22) sweep to get a leg up in the region standings.
 
The Sentinels finished the week on a sour note, however, falling in three tight sets in their first home game in nearly a month to Mesquite, 3-0 (25-27, 27-29, 22-25), on Friday night at McMahon Gymnasium.
 
SWIM & DIVE: The Sentinels raced in their final dual meet of the year and had a fantastic showing at the PCDS Small School Invite last week.
 
After racing against ALA-Gilbert North and Apache Junction on Thursday, Seton turned their attention to a AIA State Meet tune up on Saturday and looked good doing so, with the team scoring a second-place finish at the meet.
 
On the girls side, Brea Zandt broke her own school record and won the 100 backstroke and also took second in the 100 freestyle, Izzy Nieto won the 100 breaststroke, Claire Armstrong took third in the 100 fly and the 400 free relay team of Zandt, Armstrong, Kate Rafford and Catalina Merrill took second.
 
For the boys, Aidan Flaherty took fourth in the 50 free, while Dylan Butkiewicz finished 8th in the same race and 7th in the 100 freestyle.
 
GIRLS GOLF: The Sentinels Girls Golf team wrapped up their regular season on Wednesday in a three team match up in Prescott.
 
Seton finished second in the match as a team, paced by Lauren Jarvise (44) and Jamie Gryskiewicz (47), who finished second and third, respectively.
 
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FOOTBALL: The Sentinels battled in their matchup up with region rival Mesquite but came up on the short end in a 49-26 loss on Friday night in Gilbert.
 
Seton hung with the Wildcats through the first 15 minutes of the game, using a Mikey Castro touchdown run and a TD pass from Jake Morris to Nick DiPuccio to hold serve at 14-all.
 
But a couple of miscues allowed Mesquite to take a two-touchdown advantage to the break and the Sentinels were unable to catch up, dropping to 2-4 on the year.
 
VOLLEYBALL: The Sentinels travelled to Phoenix for their lone match last week, defeating St. Mary's, 3-0 (25-18, 25-16, 26-24), in a Catholic Schools showdown on Wednesday.
 
Seton opened strong in the first two sets to take a 2-0 match lead and then grinded out and extra-points thriller in the third set to move to 11-6 on the season.
 
SWIM & DIVE: The Sentinels competed in the Saturday Night Fever Meet at Chandler High School on Saturday night, posting some of their best times of the year.
 
The highlight of the night came in the Girls 100 breaststroke as Izabella Nieto broke the school record by over three seconds, posting a time of 1:09.76
 
CROSS COUNTRY: The Sentinels Cross Country team was in action on Saturday, racing in the Cesar Chavez Classic at Cesar Chavez Park.
 
Zach Albanese and Josh Morris led the way for Seton, finishing with times of 18:28 and 18:38, respectively, to place in the top 50 in a loaded field.
 
BOYS GOLF: The Sentinels boys golf team competed in two matches at Ocotillo last week to finish their regular season, posting some solid rounds in the process.
 
The squad won their match on Tuesday by a stroke over Williams Field thanks to a medalist finish from Nik Kittilson (35) and a second-place finish from Jacob Brown (37).
 
They placed second in a four-team match on Thursday, with Brown (35) taking second place and J.F Schiemer (38) posting a top five finish.
 
GIRLS GOLF: The Sentinels Girls Golf team had a busy week, competing in three matches.
 
Seton won their first matchup of the week at Apache Creek GC, with Lauren Jarvise (41) earning medalist honors and Jamie Gryskiewicz (44) placing third.
 
The Sentinels then placed second in a match on Wednesday out at Apache Creek once again. Gryskiewicz (45) paced the Sentinels with a third place finish.
 
Seton wrapped up the week on Thursday at Western Skies, posting another second place finish. Jarvise (46) placed second and Abby McCormick (51) tied for third.
 
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FOOTBALL: The Sentinels played a thriller in their first home game in nearly a month but were unable to find the endzone late in a 48-43 loss to Glendale on Friday night at Eubanks Stadium.
 
Seton and Glendale went back and forth all game, with Seton taking a slim 29-28 lead into halftime thanks to a 11-yard TD pass from Jake Morris to Mikey Williamson and ensuing 2-point conversion.
 
Both teams traded scores in the second half until Glendale scratched out a score in the fourth quarter to take a 48-43 lead.
 
The Sentinels had chances late in the game but couldn't punch in the responding tally. Morris finished with 318 yards passing and two touchdowns while Mikey Castro ran from 142 yards and three TDs while also adding a return touchdown in the loss.
 
VOLLEYBALL: The Sentinels took on Saguaro in their lone match of the week on Wednesday, staying unbeaten in region play with a 3-0 (25-16, 25-14, 25-20) sweep on the road.
 
Emilee Horky led the offense with 11 kills while Gracie Shearan and Ally Van Devender combined for 19 assists in the victory.
 
SWIM & DIVE: The Sentinels travelled to Scottsdale for a dual meet with Saguaro and Arizona College Prep last Thursday.
 
Both sides of the Seton team challenged themselves by racing different events and set plenty of personal records in each event.
 
CROSS COUNTRY: The Sentinels Cross Country team competed in the Titan Invitational at Crossroads Park on Friday morning, running one of their best races of the year.
 
Zach Albanese led the way, placing fifth with a time of 17:24. Emilio Llanas and Santiago Gamez finished 30th and 31st respectively, finishing within three seconds of each other.