Female Athlete of the Week - Lainey McGonigle

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THE SECOND EDITION OF THE ST. FRANCIS DESALES FEMALE FALL SPORTS ATHLETE OF THE WEEK (8/27 - 9/1), PRESENTED BY FARMERS INSURANCE GROUP, IS SENIOR DEFENSIVE SPECIALIST, LAINEY MCGONIGLE. 

LAINEY HAS BECOME AN INTEGRAL PART OF THE STALLION VOLLEYBALL DEFENSE AND HAD MULTIPLE 20 DIG GAMES AGAINST LEAGUE OPPONENTS CSG AND BISHOP READY AS WELL AS AGAINST TOLEDO CENTRAL CATHOLIC AT THE BEST OF OHIO TOURNAMENT!

A SPECIAL THANKS TO SAM '82 AND PATRICK CHAPMAN '84 FOR SPONSORING THE SFDHS ATHLETE OF THE WEEK!  

Male Athlete of the Week - Ian McCandlish

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THE SECOND EDITION OF THE ST. FRANCIS DESALES MALE FALL SPORTS ATHLETE OF THE WEEK (8/27 - 9/1), PRESENTED BY FARMERS INSURANCE GROUP, IS SENIOR RUNNER, IAN MCCANDLISH

IAN FINISHED AS THE RUNNER-UP AT THE MARTIN'S FERRY INVITATIONAL ON SATURDAY WITH A TIME OF 17:46! HIS SECOND PLACE FINISH HELPED LEAD THE BOYS CROSS COUNTRY TEAM TO A SECOND PLACE TEAM FINISH!

A SPECIAL THANKS TO SAM '82 AND PATRICK CHAPMAN '84 FOR SPONSORING THE SFDHS ATHLETE OF THE WEEK!  

Male Athlete of the Week - Anthony Sciarroni

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THE FIRST EDITION OF THE ST. FRANCIS DESALES MALE FALL SPORTS ATHLETE OF THE WEEK (8/20 - 8/26), PRESENTED BY FARMERS INSURANCE GROUP, IS SENIOR WIDE RECEIVER AND SAFETY, ANTHONY SCIARRONI

ANTHONY RECORDED THE STALLION FOOTBALL TEAM'S FIRST TOUCHDOWN OF THE 2018 SEASON ON THE FIRST PLAY OF OFFENSE IN SATURDAY'S 35-0 WIN OVER DAYTON DUNBAR. LATER IN THE GAME, SCIARRONI RECORDED TWO FUMBLE RECOVERIES.

A SPECIAL THANKS TO SAM '82 AND PATRICK CHAPMAN '84 FOR SPONSORING THE SFDHS ATHLETE OF THE WEEK!  

Female Athlete of the Week - Megan Husslein

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The first edition of the St. Francis DeSales Female Fall Sports Athlete of the Week (8/20 - 8/26), presented by Farmers Insurance Group, is junior tennis player Megan Husslein.  

Megan went 4-0 last week and won the First Singles Championship Hurricane Invitational in Wilmington by defeating a 2017 District Qualifier to improve to 10-1 overall. Earlier in the week, she also beat Granville's number one player.

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

Announcing the 2018 St. Francis DeSales Athletic Hall of Fame Class!

Congratulations to our 2018 St. Francis DeSales Athletic Hall of Fame inductees:

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Molly Feesler '82 (athlete / coach), John Kelley '97 (wrestling / football), Carl Linke '66 (football), Jodie Stranges '94 (soccer), and Guido Ricevuto (coach).

Join us in recognizing the outstanding achievements of five individuals as as part of the 2018 St. Francis DeSales Athletic Hall of Fame Class!  

This year's class will be introduced publicly at halftime of the St. Francis DeSales - Dayton Belmont Varsity Football on Friday, September 14, 2018.  The Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will be held on Saturday, September 15 at 10 AM. 

 

 

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!