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Xavier High School - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

No. 5 Saints kick Dubuque Senior

DUBUQUE - The fifth-ranked Xavier Saints exploded for seven goals in  the second half Thursday and dumped Dubuque Senior, 10-1, in a Mississippi Valley Conference boys soccer match in Dubuque.

Thomas Bean led the Saints with three goals and Justin Schneider  tallied twice in the match. Nick Koechner, Luke Duball, Shane Scott, Tyler Steffensmeier and Davis Wagner also scored for Xavier.

Duball collected four assists and Wagner had two assists. Koechner, Connor Stevenson, Matt Been and Brennan Lloyd had one assist.

Quinn Miller and Nolan Dostal shared time in goal as the Saints raised their record to 7-3.

Last Updated on Friday, 05 May 2017 08:40

Tallett takes 3rd at MVC meet

WATERLOO - Katie Tallett of Xavier finished third in the 3,000-meter run in 11 minutes, 1.95 seconds at the Mississippi Division girls  track meet in Waterloo Thursday.

The Saints also placed third in the shuttle hurdle relay (1:09.5).

Xavier finished seventh in the team standings.


1. Iowa City West 180, 2. Linn-Mar 110, 3. Wahlert 93, 4. Waterloo East 63, 5. Waterloo West 57, 6. Jefferson 42, 7. Xavier 35.


Hoffman sparks Saints with hat trick

Addy Hoffman scored three goals Thursday as the 11th-ranked Xavier girls soccer team spanked Dubuque Senior, 5-0, in a Mississippi Valley Conference match at Heco Field.

Caitlynn Daniels and Sophia Alessio also scored for the Saints, who raised their record to 7-2.

Daniels, Janessa Klein, Elena Minor and Hoffman collected assists. Melody Snow made six saves for the shutout.


Xavier boys blank Rams in tennis

DUBUQUE - Jon Lansing cruised by Drake Oswald, 6-0, 6-0, at No. 1  singles Thursday as the Xavier Saints blanked Dubuque Senior, 9-0, in  a Mississippi Valley Conference boys tennis meet in Dubuque.

Alex Hinrichs, Charlie Esker, Blake Magill, Calvin Ford and Wes  Johnson also won their singles matches for Xavier.

The Saints raised their dual meet record to 9-4.


1. Jon Lansing (X) def. Drake Oswald, 6-0, 6-0
2. Alex Hinrichs (X) def. Joe Gourley, 6-1, 6-2
3. Charlie Esker (X) def. Josh Huseman, 6-1, 6-3
4. Blake Magill (X) def. Zach Hess, 6-2, 6-1
5. Calvin Ford (X) def. Dylan Fair, 5-7, 6-1, 10-7
6. Wes Johnson (X) def. Connor McCoy, 6-1, 6-3


1. Lansing/Esker (X) def. Oswald/Gourley, 6-0, 6-0
2. Hinrichs/Ryan Jasper (X) def. Huseman/Fair, 6-1, 6-1
3. Magill/Johnson (X) def. Hess/McCoy, 6-2, 6-3


Volk wins shot put at MVC division meet

IOWA CITY - Josh Volk of Xavier won the shot put title at the Mississippi Valley Conference divisional meet at Iowa City West Thursday.

Volk took the Mississippi Division crown with a toss of 52 feet, 9 1/2 inches.

The Saints finished second in the 4x800 relay (8:24.33) and also  placed second in the 4x200 relay (1:34.21).

Xavier finished fifth in the team standings.


1. Iowa City West 177, 2. Linn-Mar 117, 3. Wahlert 100, 4. Waterloo  West 72, 5. Xavier 49, 6. Jefferson 41, 7. Waterloo East 31.


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