Spring Sports Athletes Earn Postseason Honors

Congratulations to the following spring sports athletes who earned postseason honors:

Baseball

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Greg Gilbert, senior

Mizuno All-Ohio
Second Team All-Ohio
First Team All-District

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Jonathan Mager, senior

Honorable Mention All-District

 
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Joey Velazquez, junior

Division-II Ohio Player of the Year
First Team All-Ohio
First Team All-District
Dispatch All-Metro Co-Player of the Year

 

Boys Lacrosse

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Tyler Albers, senior

Honorable Mention All-Region

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Tommy Clayton, junior

First Team All-Ohio
Region Attackman of the Year
First Team All-Region

 
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Anthony Cua, senior

Second Team All-Region

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Jack DeSantis, senior

US Lacrosse All-American
Division-II Ohio Defenseman of the Year
First Team All-Ohio
Region Player of the Year
Region Defenseman of the Year
First Team All-Region

 
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Carter Hilleary, junior

First Team All-Ohio
Region Midfield of the Year
First Team All-Region

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Will Mnich, senior

Second Team All-Region

 
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Connor O'Brien, senior

Second Team All-Region

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Mason Rickens, sophomore

Second Team All-Ohio
First Team All-Region

 
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Noah Swenson, sophomore

Honorable Mention All-Ohio
First Team All-Region

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Marco Susi, senior

Honorable Mention All-Region

 
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Connor Thune, junior

Second Team All-Ohio
First Team All-Region

 

Girls Lacrosse

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Greta Cargin, junior

Honorable Mention All-Region

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Abbey Dop, senior

US Lacrosse Academic All-American
First Team All-Ohio
First Team All-Region

 
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Sophia Finotti, junior

Second Team All-Ohio
First Team All-Region

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Grace Lensmire, junior

Second Team All-Ohio
First Team All-Region

 
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Payton Nebraska, senior

Second Team All-Region

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Leah Richards, junior

Second Team All-Region


Softball

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Kyla Payne, junior

Honorable Mention All-District
 

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Aubrey Wilcox, junior

Second Team All-District
Special Mention All-Metro


Boys Tennis

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Justin Braun, senior

OTCA Academic All-Ohio

 

Boys Track

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Ian McCandlish, junior

Academic All-Ohio
Division-II All-Ohio (1600M Relay)

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Zion Parker, senior

Division-II All-Ohio (1600M Relay)

 
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Angelo Ricci, junior

Academic All-Ohio
Division-II All-Ohio (Long Jump)
Division-II All-Ohio (800M Relay)

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AJ Sallee, senior

Academic All-Ohio
Division-II All-Ohio (800M Realy)

 
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Isaiah Thomas, sophomore

Academic All-Ohio
Division-II All-Ohio (800M Relay)
 

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Art Williams, senior

Division-II All-Ohio (400 M)
Division-II All-Ohio (800M Relay)
Division-II All-Ohio (1600M Relay)

 
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Caden Zellner, junior

Division-II All-Ohio (1600M Relay)

 

Boys Volleyball

 photo credit - ThisWeek Community News

photo credit - ThisWeek Community News

Zach Clarke, junior

Academic All-Ohio
Second Team All-Ohio
First Team All-Region

Academic All-Ohio

Will Durbin, junior
Daniel Freeman, senior
Dominic Julian, senior
Kevin Nguyen, junior
Zach Statczar, junior
Nicolas Topacio, junior
Aiden Valentine, junior

Honorable Mention All-Region

Will Durbin, junior
Eric Nickell, senior
Kevin Nguyen, junior
Nicolas Topacio, junior

 


Special thanks to Barb Dougherty for the photos

Pre-Participation Sports Physicals For SFD Athletes (6/13)

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When: Wednesday, June 13th

Last names beginning with A-M, arrive at 5:30 PM
Last names beginning with N-Z, arrive at 6:00 PM

Where: Mt. Carmel Medical Group, New Albany

55 North High Street in New Albany

Directions: From DeSales take Morse Rd east to Gahanna. Cross Hamilton and continue east to the SR 62 traffic circle. Take the 3rd exit in the circle to head north on SR 62 to New Albany. Cross Old SR 161 (BP gas station on the right). Turn left at the next light (High Street) and then left again about one block north. The office is in the large white building on your right.  Park and enter the right side doors at the front of the building.

How much: $10 donation to DHS Athletic Program

Bring your completed Pre Participation form

You can download it below: 

Lacrosse State Championship Presale Information

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Division-II Boys Lacrosse State Championship
vs. Toledo Ottawa Hills
June 2, 2018 at 1:00 PM
Shelby Stadium at Ohio Wesleyan University
45 S Henry Street
Delaware, OH 43015

Pre-sale tickets are $8.00, with $1.00 of every ticket going back to the school.

Pre-sale tickets will be sold all day on Thursday and Friday (7:00am to 3:30pm) in the Athletic Office, as well as on Saturday morning at Graduation in the Concession Stand.

Spring Postseason Information


BOYS LACROSSE
Division-II STATE FINAL
JUNE 2, 2018
vs. Toledo Ottawa Hills
at Shelby Stadium, Ohio Wesleyan University

45 S Henry Street
Delaware,43015

$8 tickets

Click here for OHSAA State Tournament Bracket


BOYS TRACK
Division-II STATE Meet
JUNE 1-2, 2018
Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium
The Ohio State University, Columbus

Click here for schedule of events and results

 


Male Athlete of the Week - AJ Sallee

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The sixth edition of the St. Francis DeSales Male Spring Sports Athlete of the Week (5/7 - 5/12), presented by Farmers Insurance Group, is senior sprinter AJ Sallee.  

AJ captured the 110 meter hurdles at the CCL Championships last week, anchored the winning 4x100M relay team and took third in the 300 meter hurdles after a season-best time of 42.89 seconds.  

A special thanks to Sam '82 and Patrick Chapman '84 for sponsoring the SFDHS Athlete of the Week!  

 

Female Athlete of the Week - Aubrey Wilcox

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The sixth edition of the St. Francis DeSales Female Springs Sports Athlete of the Week (5/7 - 5/12), presented by Farmers Insurance Group, is junior centerfielder Aubrey Wilcox.

Aubrey batted .667 in two OHSAA Tournament games, drove in two runs and scored three times.  

A special thanks to Sam '82 and Patrick Chapman '84 for sponsoring the SFDHS Athlete of the Week!  

 

Male Athlete of the Week - Joey Velazquez

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The fifth edition of the St. Francis DeSales Male Spring Sports Athlete of the Week (4/30 - 5/5), presented by Farmers Insurance Group, is junior outfielder Joey Velzquez

Last week, Joey batted .500 with one home run, five runs batted in and five runs scored.  

A special thanks to Sam '82 and Patrick Chapman '84 for sponsoring the SFDHS Athlete of the Week!  

 

Female Athlete of the Week - Jacqueline Scott

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The fourth edition of the St. Francis DeSales Female Springs Sports Athlete of the Week (4/23 - 4/28), presented by Farmers Insurance Group, is senior Jacqueline Scott.

Jacqueline captured the 100m and 200m dash at the Olentangy Invitational on Friday and set a personal best in the 100 with a time 12.62 seconds.  

A special thanks to Sam '82 and Patrick Chapman '84 for sponsoring the SFDHS Athlete of the Week!  

 

Male Athlete of the Week - Connor O'Brien

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The fourth edition of the St. Francis DeSales Male Spring Sports Athlete of the Week (4/23 - 4/29), presented by Farmers Insurance Group, is Connor O'Brien. 

Connor tallied nine goals and four assists last week as the Stallions went 3-0 with wins over St. Charles, Bexley, and Cincinnati Seven Hills.  On Thursday at St. Charles, Connor scored his 100th career goal for the Purple and White.

A special thanks to Sam '82 and Patrick Chapman '84 for sponsoring the SFDHS Athlete of the Week!  

 

Male Athletes of the Week - Kevin Heil and Sam Secrest

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The third edition of the St. Francis DeSales Male Spring Sports Athlete of the Week (4/16 - 4/22), presented by Farmers Insurance Group, are freshmen Sam Secrest and Kevin Heil.

Kevin (pictured, left) and Sam placed third in their flight at the Reyonldsburg Doubles Tournament on Saturday.  The pair also defeated Lancaster's second doubles team on Friday 6-1, 6-2.  

A special thanks to Sam '82 and Patrick Chapman '84 for sponsoring the SFDHS Athlete of the Week!  

 

Female Athlete of the Week - Abbey Dop

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The third edition of the St. Francis DeSales Female Springs Sports Athlete of the Week (4/16 - 4/22), presented by Farmers Insurance Group, is senior Abbey Dop.

Abbey tallied 15 goals in three wins last week against Bishop Hartley, Wellington and Cincinnati Sycamore!  She also had 3 assists, 3 ground balls, and 14 draw controls for the Stallions.  

A special thanks to Sam '82 and Patrick Chapman '84 for sponsoring the SFDHS Athlete of the Week!  

 

Stallion Basketball Summer League 2018

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REGISTRATION

The Stallion Summer League is open to boys entering Grades 5-9 in the fall of 2018.  Cost: $175. The registration deadline is May 15th.  

SORRY, REGISTRATION IS CLOSED.  OUR LEAGUE IS FULL

MISSION AND HISTORY

The St. Francis DeSales High School Stallion Summer League (SSL) was started over 20 years ago by head coach and now principal, Dan Garrick with the intention of giving boys in central Ohio an opportunity to develop their basketball skills in an organized game setting.  Although the games will be competitive and records will be kept, the absolute top priorities are for the boys to have fun, learn and improve.

 

OVERVIEW OF THE LEAGUE

  • NBA CLINIC- May 22, May 23 and May 24- 6:30-8:30 PM

  • NCAA and BIG TEN CLINIC DAY 1- Sunday, June 3rd   

    • NCAA 1:30-3:30 PM BIG 10 3:30-5:30 PM  (UNIFORMS PASSED OUT)

  • NCAA and BIG TEN CLINIC DAY 2- Monday, June 4th

    • NCAA 6-7:30 PM BIG 10 7:30-9 PM

  • ALL- Practice Day- Tuesday, June 5  (TEAMS SELECTED)

    • NBA 4:30-6 PM UNIFORMS PASSED OUT NCAA 6-7:30 PM BIG 10 7:30-9 PM

  • 10 Regular Season Games (4 more than last year)

  • CHAMPIONSHIP TOURNAMENT (SINGLE-ELIMINATION)

  • ALL STAR GAME (Players vote for their teammates that have not missed 4 or more games)

 

COMMISSIONER
Head Coach Pat Murphy
patmurphy@desales.co

ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER
Asst. Coach Brennan Schlabig
brennan.schlabig@gmail.com

STAFF
St. Francis DeSales H.S. Boys Basketball Coaches and Players

Female Athlete of the Week - Megan Husslein

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The first edition of the St. Francis DeSales Female Springs Sports Athlete of the Week (4/2 - 4/8), presented by Farmers Insurance Group, is sophomore Megan Husslein.

Megan went 10-for-15 and drove in eight runs in four games during the Softball team's trip to Myrtle Beach.  

A special thanks to Sam '82 and Patrick Chapman '84 for sponsoring the SFDHS Athlete of the Week!  

 

Male Athlete of the Week - Will Cotter

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The first edition of the St. Francis DeSales Male Spring Sports Athlete of the Week (4/2 - 4/8), presented by Farmers Insurance Group, is senior pitcher Will Cotter.

Will appeared in three games during the Baseball team's trip to Myrtle Beach earning two wins, allowing zero runs in 11.3 innings!

A special thanks to Sam '82 and Patrick Chapman '84 for sponsoring the SFDHS Athlete of the Week!  

 

2018-2019 SFD Cheerleading Informational Meeting, April 10

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2018-2019 TRYOUT INFORMATION

Pre-Tryout Informational Meeting:

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at 7:00pm in SFD Little Theater

  • This meeting is for all interested candidates trying out for the 2018-2019 season.
  • Incoming freshman parents are encouraged to attend. Please email us if you have a conflict.

Tryout Date:

Friday, May 4, 2018 beginning at 4:00pm in SFD Gym

  • Attire: Plain white t-shirt, purple shorts, tennis shoes and hair pulled back. No jewelry.
  • Attendance is required, unless otherwise excused by coaches prior to tryouts. Please email us if you have a conflict.
  • Upperclassman will tryout first, incoming freshman last. Tryout order/groups will be made at clinics.

Clinics Dates:

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 from 6-8pm in SFD gym

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 from 6-8pm in SFD gym

Thursday, May 3, 2018 from 6-7:30pm in SFD gym

  • Attire: T-shirt, athletic shorts, tennis shoes and hair pulled back. No jewelry. Bring water!
  • Attendance is required, unless otherwise excused by coaches prior to tryouts. Please email us if you have a conflict.
  • Click here for the Tryout Registration Form that must be completed PRIOR to the first clinic.

Post-Tryout Mandatory Cheerleader and Parent Meeting (if selected):

Monday, May 7, 2018 at 7:00pm in SFD Little Theater

  • If you are selected for any of the squads, please plan to attend this very important meeting. We will discuss the program moving forward, team rules, schedules, activities, events, fundraising, gear orders, cheer camps and more.
  • If a cheerleader and at least one parent/guardian are not present it will be assumed that you are giving up your spot on the team. Please contact the coaches with any questions or conflicts prior to the meeting.