7/8 Grade Boys’ Team Takes on Sayers

Tony Butler, Athletic Director



The Varsity boys’ and girls’ teams will have their first live action of the season in the annual Wyvern Shootout on Saturday at St. Stephen Family Life Center, 1508 W. Kentucky Street.  This annual event will feature boys’ and girls’ teams from Walden, Fort Knox, Brown and Eminence.  The schedule for the day follows.

Boys’ Schedule

11:00 a.m. vs. Fort Knox

1:00 p.m. vs. Walden

Girls’ Schedule

11:00 a.m vs. Fort Knox

12:00 p.m. vs. Brown

1:00 p.m. vs. Eminence

7th/8th Grade

The St. Francis boys’ MS A team was back in action Tuesday night. The78Boys_1 8th graders on the team were out last week for their annual class trip to Big South Fork.  The Wyverns traveled to Sayers Classical Academy for their first regular season game since bringing home the title in the West End Tournament.  The rust definitely showed in the contest as the Wyverns had several first half miscues and turnovers.  St. Francis would regroup at intermission, scoring 29 second-half points to cruise to a 43-30 victory and improve to 3-0 on the season. Kyle McLaughlin led the Wyvern attack with 14 points and Will Cole chipped in 10 points.

The girls’ team and boys’ A and B teams played their home openers on 78Girls_1Thursday night and walked away with three commanding wins – the girls over AIE, the boys’ A team against Waldorf and the boys’ B team over AIE.

The Wyverns have two nights of triple-headers on the schedule for next week.  On Tuesday night they will travel to dePaul, with the girls’ team at 5:00 p.m. the boys’ B at 6:00 p.m. and the boys’ A at 7:00 p.m.  On Thursday, they play host to Highlands Latin, with the same format.

6th Grade

After more than a week off, the boys’ 6th grade team was back in action Saturday at Goshen.  The Wyverns played host to Collegiate and struggled early on.  After not scoring in the first quarter, St. Francis used a 30-3 run over the middle two quarters to get past the Titans, going on to win 37-11.  Robert Boyd and Stevaun Butler led the offensive attack with nine and six points, respectively.  Up next for the Wyverns is a matchup with CAI on Saturday at 10:05 a.m. at Goshen, followed by games Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at MidAmerica and Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. at St. Stephen’s Family Life Center.

After suffering a tough 24-6 loss to the hands of CAL a season ago, the 6th grade girls played host to the Centurions on Saturday in Goshen.  Stellar games from Reese Ragland with 13 points and Ayda Marshall with nine points propelled the Wyverns to a 26-20 victory and pushed their overall record to 3-0.  At the midway point of the season, the team finds itself in a three-way tie for first place in their division. They will be back in action against KCD on Saturday at 11:10 a.m. at Goshen.

5th Grade

The 5th grade boys’ team was able to get their first win of the season 5BoysBB_1against Walden on Saturday afternoon in Goshen.  After an 0-3 start, the Wyverns finally got one in the win column as they defeated the Wolverines 27-19.  Tyler King led the team with 13 points and St. Francis held off Walden for the win.  The team plays Saturday at 9:00 a.m. at Goshen, Sunday at 5:00 p.m. at MidAmerica, and Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. at St. Stephen’s Family Life Center.

5GirlsBB_3The 5th grade girls played Whitefield Academy at home Saturday and kept their winning streak alive, posting an 18-6 win and moving their record to an impressive 3-0.  Elizabeth Boyd and Carly Schramko led the team on both ends of the floor.  They play Highlands Latin at Collegiate at 11:10 on Saturday.  



3rd/4th Grade

The 3/4 boys’ team continued their winning ways this weekend by 34BB_1dispatching the Portland Christian Eagles 31-8.  The win moves the Wyverns’ overall record to 3-0 on the season and keeps them firmly in first place in their league division. Quentin Johnson led all scorers with 10 points and Carroll Mackin chipped in eight.   They play Saturday at 1:20 against Collegiate in Goshen.


The boys’ and girls’ bowling teams took on Brown on Thursday night, as the kickoff to their season.  After weeks of practice, the teams were itching for some competition and they didn’t disappoint in their season opener.

The boys’ team fought valiantly behind great games from juniors Nizar Kamar and Ryan Petiprin.  Nizar bowled a career-best 183 and Ryan a 147 to pace the Wyverns in the first game, though it wasn’t enough to win.  The boys will travel to Male on Monday and to Eastern on Thursday next week for their matches.  

The girls’ team came out strong, posting a victory over the Bears, led by senior Aliya March, whose 169/171 individual game scores paced the Wyverns.  Sophomore Dakota O’Bannon had the high game for the girls, posting a 176 in her first game.   The girls will host Christian Academy on Tuesday and travel to Male on Thursday next week.  Both matches will begin at 4:15 p.m.