A balanced offensive approach helped the DeSales High School baseball team reach a Division II district semifinal, as the Stallions boasted six hitters with batting averages between .317 and .385 through 26 games.
Before the season began, DeSales High School boys lacrosse coach Matt Triplet expected a four-game stretch in early May against Catholic school rivals Cincinnati Moeller, St. Charles, Toledo St. Francis and Watterson might be the most challenging part of the schedule.
Lucas Agin swooped into the middle of the court, dived for a dig and sent the volleyball over the net into unguarded territory, sealing the DeSales High School boys volleyball team's 25-15, 25-12, 25-22 win at Watterson on April 29.
Despite losing most of its top offensive contributors from last year, the DeSales High School baseball team returns its top two pitchers and, coach Tom Neubert hopes, an influx of energy that will help them rebound from a sub-par season.
Although the Eastmoor Academy boys basketball team is making its first appearance in the state tournament and Walnut Ridge hasn't been to state since winning the Class AAA title in 1971, at least their coaches have some experience at that level.
When the second-seeded Centennial High School girls basketball team decided to go into the same bracket as top-seeded Eastmoor Academy at the Division II district tournament draw last month, the Warriors took it personally.