Friday, May 26, 2017
Thank you for following Metro Sports Report....
Please update your Flash Player to view content.
* Contact Metro Sports Report *
Jim Ecker, President & Editor

Xavier High School - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Braksiek leads Xavier golfers at regional

Ellie Braksiek shot a 99 to lead the Xavier girls golf team at the  Class 4A regional meet at St. Andrews Monday.

Grinnell freshman Bella Amador-Lagson fired a 6-over-par 76 to claim  medalist honors and lead her team to the regional title.

Xavier finished eighth out of 10 teams.

The Class 4A state meet will be held in Marshalltown May 30-31.


1. Grinnell 370, 2. Mount Pleasant 395, 3. Fairfield 396, 4. Central  DeWitt 398, 5. Newton 404, 6. Maquoketa 409, 7. North Scott 412, 8.  Xavier 414, 9. Clear Creek Amana 435, 10. Keokuk 522.

XAVIER: Ellie Braksiek 99, Libby Kramer 102, Shelby Younggreen 105,  Ana Stangler 108.


Tallett 8th, Gerke 9th at state track

DES MOINES - Katie Tallett of Xavier placed eighth in the 1,500-meter run in 4:52.23 at the Class 3A girls state track meet Saturday.

Josh Gerke of Xavier finished ninth in the 800 in 2:00.96 at the Class 3A boys state meet.


Xavier girls boot Hempstead in OT

DUBUQUE - Quinn Hannigan scored the winning goal on a breakaway in overtime Thursday as the seventh-ranked Xavier Saints topped Dubuque  Hempstead, 2-1, in a Mississippi Valley Conference girls soccer match in Dubuque.

Hempstead took a 1-0 lead in the first half, but Addy Hoffman tied the game for the Saints with a pass from Ellie Fischer.

Mel Snow made nine saves for Xavier.

The Saints raised their record to 10-3.




Xavier boys clinch share of MVC title

Luke Duball collected three goals and three assists Thursday as the  fifth-ranked Xavier boys soccer team topped Dubuque Hempstead, 8-1, at Heco Field to clinch a share of the Mississippi Division title in the  MVC.

The Saints raised their records to 10-4 overall and finished with a  9-4 mark in the Mississippi Valley Conference.

Thomas Bean, Nick Koechner, Maliki Wilson, Davis Wagner and Michael  Glaven also scored for Xavier.

Bean had two assists. Jon Jacobi, Koechner and Ty Corrigan also had assists.



Sarah Abu-Nameh makes state tennis

WATERLOO - Sarah Abu-Nameh of Xavier finished second at the Class 1A regional tennis tournament in Waterloo Thursday and qualified for the  state meet in Iowa City on June 1-3.

Abu-Nameh won three straight matches at the regional tournament, including a pair of upsets over seeded players.

Abu-Nameh topped No. 3 seed Franny Roche of Waterloo Columbus, 6-3,  6-7, 7-6 in the second round. She knocked off No. 2 seed Annika Koppes  of Iowa Falls, 6-3, 6-0 in the semifinals.

Abu-Nameh lost to No. 1 seed Olivia Fain of Waterloo Columbus, 6-0,  6-1, in the championship round. The winner and runner-up both advance  to the state tournament at the Hawkeye Tennis Center at the University of Iowa.

The Xavier doubles team of Nina Marquardt and Emily Jasper finished  third at the regional tournament. They won their first two matches before losing to the No. 1 seeds from Waterloo Columbus in the  semifinals.

Marquardt and Jasper defeated the No. 3 seeds from Dike-New Hartford  in the consolation match for third, 6-2, 6-4.

Camryn McPherson of Xavier finished fourth in singles competition with  a 2-2 record.


Social Media

Follow us on Facebook & Twitter!