CABRINI HIGH SCHOOL: Nancy Walsh, basketball coach at Cabrini High School in New Orleans, was a featured speaker during the Louisiana High School Sports Association’s Basketball Coaches Association convention. She discussed recruiting, how coaches can prepare student-athletes to play at the collegiate level and how they can assist them in marketing themselves to colleges. “Only a very few exceptionally gifted athletes are actively recruited,” Walsh said. “Most athletes need to actively market themselves to obtain scholarship offers.”
ST. MARY’S DOMINICAN HIGH SCHOOL: Soccer player Molly Alexander and basketball player Jennifer Lane have received Lou Reilly awards for sportsmanship at St. Mary’s Dominican High School. Both are in eighth grade. The student-athletes have a nominating vote in the selection of the award, while the final decisions are left to the discretion of the coaches.
ASCENSION OF OUR LORD SCHOOL: Katherine Bergeron, a fourth-grader at Ascension of Our Lord School in LaPlace, is the diocesan champion of the Knights of Columbus soccer challenge for girls 9 and under and its free-throw contest for 10-year-old girls.
ST. ANN BASKETBALL: The senior boys basketball team at St. Ann Catholic School in Metairie went undefeated, winning both the conference and city championships. Team members are Tristan Boudreau, Logan Bourgeois, Saul Canizales, Grant Delord, Johnny DiMaggio, Trey Donegan, Ryan Laurent, Andrew Lion, Matthew Pelman and Ryan Rouege. The coaches are Brett Bourgeois and Sal Soldano. The junior boys basketball team at St. Ann Catholic School in Metairie advanced to the city playoffs. Team members are Jacob Cabos, Cody Clement, Carter Clouatre, Andrew Code, Nicholas Cosentino, Chase Cummiskey, Dondi Davis, Toby Donegan, Nicholas Edler, Peyton-Elliot Speed, Logan Massey, Kaden McLaughin, Alex Orban and Peyton Raines. The coaches are Chip Edler and Mike Orban.
ST. ANN CABBAGEBALL: Members of the senior girls cabbageball team at St. Ann School in Metairie are Madison Baglio, Emily Broussard, Ella Clouatre, Molly Clouatre, Elle Daigle, Joelle Daigle, Olivia Elam, Claire Keller, Alexandra Marcus, Emma Rigsby, Sydney Soldano and Elizabeth Traylor. Their coaches are Debbie Matherne and Sal Soldano.