Spring Sports Update: 2/21-2/26
February 26, 2016
The Knights were handed their first loss of the season on Tuesday night, falling 4-3 against Jesuit (6-0). When Robinson pushed a run across in the bottom of the first, it was the first given up by the Tigers this season. The Knights rebounded on Thursday with a 17-1 win at Blake, improving their district record to 4-1 and their overall record to 5-1. They host Alonso (3-3) on Saturday.
The Lady Knights won their fourth straight game on Thursday at Blake. After the 20-2 win, Robinson’s district record stands at 4-0. They host Alonso (5-3) on Saturday.
The Knights’ 10-1 loss Monday at Sickles was their 10th straight dating back to last season. Friday at home against Alonso, the Knights seem poised to take their first win of the 2016 season but lost to the Ravens 6-5 with only seconds remaining in double overtime. The Knights will look for a win Tuesday at home against Jefferson, with the game scheduled to start at 7 p.m.
The Lady Knights improved to 4-2 this week after 12-4 win on Monday at Sickles and a 14-4 win against Alonso Friday at home. Robinson’s next game is Tuesday at home against Jefferson at 5 p.m.
The Knights (5-1) picked up a 5-2 win Monday against Strawberry Crest before beating Wharton by a score of 5-2 on Thursday. Their next match is Tuesday at Middleton.
Robinson remains undefeated (6-0) after two wins this week, a 7-0 win on Monday over Strawberry Crest and 6-1 Thursday against Wharton. The team’s next match is Tuesday against Middleton.
Boys track traveled to Armwood Tuesday for a quad meet against Armwood, Middleton and Bloomingdale, placing third with 59 points. Notable finishers include Almosse Titi (’18) who won discus with a 124-4.5 and Chris Herring (’17) who won triple jump with a 41-6. The team’s next meet is against Leto and Steinbrenner at Steinbrenner on Monday, Feb. 29.
Girls track traveled to Armwood Tuesday for a quad meet against Armwood, Middleton and Bloomingdale, winning the meet with 131 points. Notable finishes include Claire Casper (’17), who won pole vault with a 8-4; Jennifer Laux (’17), who won high jump with a 4-0; the 4×800 relay, which placed first in 10:38.74; the 4×100 relay, which placed first with a 54.18; Vivika Sheppard (’18), who placed first in the 800 with a 2:32.47 and Paulina Narvaez (’16), who placed first in the 3200 with a 13:59.95. The team’s next meet is against Leto and Steinbrenner at Steinbrenner on Monday, Feb. 29.
Bailey Adams is an 18-year-old senior at Robinson. He started writing about sports in May of 2013 before joining the RHS journalism staff later in the...