The 2017 DAL Champion JV men’s lacrosse team was celebrated Monday night at the Contra Costa Country Club during the men’s lacrosse banquet.
The team captains opened up with great praise for our two exceptional coaches Taylor Howell and Cole Tanner. Stingy Oliver Rotundo was awarded team MVP, Coast to Coast (C2C) Carson Burill was named defensive MVP. The Hoover award for sucking up ground balls went to Renn Strandberg, The Matt Lynn award for resiliency, working through adversity and hard work went to Edward Gray. Tucker Loughran-Smith Offensive MVP, and Cole Schoenheide Most Improved.
The incredible coaches went on to speak that the roster from top to bottom played great lacrosse, the men not only bought into the system but they bought into themselves. The following awards were also presented.
Robert Montoya – Mr. High Lax IQ, Brooks Thibault – Mr. Inquisative, Jeffery Novack – Mr. Move The Ball, Michael Tarentief – Mr. Face Off King. Wilhem Scheuler – Mr. Quick Dodge. Nick Karr – Mr. Speedy Gonzalez. Edward Gray – Mr. 110%. Carson Gragg – Mr. Fastest Middie. Noah Elze – Mr. Solid Player Solid Athlete. Ben Clark – Mr. Smiley. Charlie Bettencourt – Shooter McGavin. Matt Hess – Mr. Stellar Athlete. Riley Ketchum – Mr. Workhorse. Teo Barakos – Mr. Personality. Leo Cohen – Mr. Great Stops. Tucker Jeveli – Mr. Blossomed. June Jung – Mr. Visual.
Julie Gladden put on a fantastic banquet to celebrate both the varsity and JV men’s program and the strong lacrosse program shows signs that we’ll bring home NCS titles as well as State.
Acalanes Recruited Athletes Celebration
In Wednesday’s action…
finished another strong year on the short end of an NCS semifinal game against Marin Academy HS.
In Thursday’s action…
plays Alhambra HS at 4:00. Varsity is home and jv is away.
hosts Las Lomas HS at 4:00.
Baseball and Softball
will have their Senior Day presentations prior to the game.
Video: Mary Tong
In Tuesday’s action…
found themselves in a back and forth battle with Redwood HS in the NCS semifinals. It could not be more even with Redwood winning the first game, Acalanes the second, Redwood the third and Acalanes the 4th. The fifth game was tied at 8-8, but Redwood HS prevailed. Everyone played well and Connor McCarthy and Carter Smith delivered inspirational performances.
defeated Northgate HS 11-6. The jv team squeaked out a 7-6 victory.
shutout Mt. Diablo HS 20-0.
In Wednesday’s action…
The #2 seeded boys lacrosse team hosts #3 Marin Academy HS in the NCS semifinals at 7:00.
Note: At all NCS playoff games, there is an admission charge. $10 general admission and $5 for students, children and senior citizens. No passes or ASB stickers will be honored.
In Friday’s action…
defeated University HS 10-3 to advance to the NCS semifinals as they host Marin Academy HS Wednesday at 7:00.
In Saturday’s action…
swept Sir Francis Drake HS 25-18, 25-19, 25-16 to advance to the NCS semifinals as they host Redwood HS Tuesday at 7:00.
split with Las Lomas HS in a doubleheader.
In Monday’s action…
competes in the NCS Championships at Chardonnay GC.
The Emilys shined at the NCS Finals to qualify for the CIF State Championships. Emily Lo placed 2nd in both the 100 breaststroke and the 100 butterfly and Emily Gebhardt placed 8th in the 50 freestyle.
Note: At all NCS post-season events, there is an admission charge. $10 general admission and $5 for students, children and senior citizens. No passes or ASB stickers will be honored.