2021-2022 Athletic Highlights

ATHLETICS

Fall Highlights

Varsity Football: The Varsity Football team won the MIAA B championship game 14-3 vs. Loyola Blakefield in the second season the team advanced to the MIAA B Conference. Overall, the Saints went 9-2 on the season. MIAA B Football All-Conference team: Juniors Jaedon Alston and Josh Derry along with seniors Terrell Bartee, Everett Dingle Jr., Keenan Gilchrist, Kogge Metuge, and Sone Metuge, Jr. 

Four Concordia Prep Football team members – seniors Everette Dingle, Kogge Metuge, Sone Metuge, and Oluwasesan Tifase were selected to play in the Big 33 Football Classic. The game, which was played on May 30, features the top high school football players from Maryland vs. the top players from Pennsylvania. Coach Battaglia was selected to be the defensive coordinator for the Maryland team.

Varsity Boys’ Soccer: The Varsity Boys’ Soccer team advanced to the very competitive MIAA A Conference in the fall of 2021 under Head Coach Adauto Neto. The team showed they belonged with a record of 11-9-2. They lost to John Carroll 3-0 in the MIAA C Conference quarter-final game. Juniors Ryan Calheira and Colton Drought were named to the MIAA A Soccer All-Conference Team.

Varsity Girls’ Soccer: The Varsity Girls’ Soccer team had a great season under new Head Coach Hayley Brock. The team went 8-6-1 with a big win over Roland Park in the quarter-finals 5-4. They lost in a heartbreaker 1-0 in PKs to Severn in the semi-finals. Junior Hailee Ford and sophomore Haylee Kurek were selected to the IAAM B All-Conference Soccer Team.

Varsity Volleyball: The Varsity Volleyball team had a good year going 8-6 with some coaching changes mid-season. The Saints lost to Glenelg 3-2 in the IAAM Quarter Finals. Senior Anna Schwatka was selected to the IAAM C All-Conference Volleyball Team.

Winter Highlights

Varsity Girls’ Basketball: In the return to the B conference, the Girls’ Basketball program had a great season with a 14-7 record. After beating Bryn Mawr 50-26 in the IAAM quarter-finals and Gerstel 51-47 in the semi-finals the team advanced to the championship game. They lost 67-34 to a very dominant Mercy High School team. Next year, all five starters will return and the Saints are predicted to be a team to beat in the B Conference. Junior Hailee Ford was selected to the IAAM B All-Conference Basketball team.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball: 15-8 overall, 11-1 in-conference. The Boys’ basketball program under Head Coach Bryan Howard soared to new heights this year. The Varsity Boys’ team won their first championship in school history with a victory over Park 72-53 in the MIAA C Conference Championship. As a result, the team is moving up to the B Conference next season. Senior Josh Pouncey and sophomore Noah Robinson were named to the MIAA C All-Conference Basketball team.

Middle School Basketball: MS basketball came back with a bang, competing in their first season in two years. Three MS Boys’ teams and two MS Girls’ teams hit the court. Our “A” teams were selected to travel to 74th Annual Lutheran Basketball Association Tournament in Fort Wayne, IN in March and did very well. The boys went 1-2 and the girls finished in 4th place overall. 

Spring Highlights

Varsity Baseball: Coming off a championship in 2021, the baseball program was ready to continue its winning ways. Under new Head Coach Pastor Peter Couser, the team’s record was 13-6 overall, 11-3 in conference. They won 13-3 in the semi-finals vs. Beth Tfiloh to advance to the MIAA C Conference Championship game and lost a heartbreaker to Key 12-1. The baseball program has been in the conference championship each year for the last four years and continues to be a model of success and consistency.  Seniors Braden Hofstetter and Andrew Couser, and junior Caleb Couser were selected to the MIAA C All-Conference Baseball team.

Varsity Softball: Once again led by Head Coach Leslie Calheira, the Varsity Softball team returned to the championship game this season by beating Bryn Mawr 24-13 in the Semi-Finals. The team lost to Beth Tfiloh in the IAAM C Conference Championship in a strong showing. There was a lot of interest this year for softball and over 20 girls played. Thanks to parent volunteers, improvements were made to the home dugout. Junior Kaitlyn Osbourne and freshman Lilly Lorenz were selected to the IAAM C All-Conference Softball team. 

Varsity Boys’ Lacrosse: The Varsity Boys’ Lacrosse program under Head Coach Stephen Berger improved this season, 6-8 overall, and 3-4 in conference. They qualified for the MIAA playoffs winning the first round 14-2 against Chapelgate. They lost in the MIAA C Semi-Finals to St. John’s Catholic Prep. The program has a great young core that will continue to build into the future. Senior Mark Esposito, freshman, Noah Hauf, and junior Garret Morgan were selected to the MIAA C All-Conference Lacrosse team.

Varsity Girls’ Lacrosse: The Varsity Girls’ Lacrosse team under Head Coach Carlyn Stefanelli had a transitional year after moving up to the competitive IAAM B Conference. They had a big freshmen class come out and contribute early and made the playoffs as the overall 5th seed but fell short in the first game. Sophomore Ceanna McGirt and freshman Molly Clapp were named to the IAAM B All-Conference Lacrosse team. 

Track & Field: What a year for a track program! Nearly 40 athletes competed, which is the most in years. The team broke five school records and set PRs in almost every meet. The boys’ track team finished 4th at championships this season. Junior Josh Derry, and sophomores Justin Harvey, Keshawn Mister, and Darian Hill were selected to the MIAA Track & Field All-Conference Team. Junior Kyla Snipes was selected to the IAAM All-Conference team.

Middle School Spring Sports: The Middle School Spring sports season returned with MS Baseball, Boys’ Lacrosse, and Girls’ Lacrosse teams. It was the first year for Middle School boys’ and girls’ lacrosse – both teams were very successful! The MS Baseball program developed immensely this season. 

Saints Playing in College Next Year
  • Terrell Bartee – Albright College, Football
  • Everette Dingle – East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania, Football
  • Keenan Gilchrist – Shippensburg University, Football
  • Clifton Gillis – Gila River Community College, Football
  • Madelaine Goddat – Bridgewater College, Lacrosse
  • Braden Hofstetter – Lancaster Bible College, Baseball
  • Jacob Hofstetter – Stevenson University, Baseball
  • Toyja Kelley – Ursinus College, Football
  • Kaden Koester – Embry-Riddle University, Soccer
  • Gabriel McArthur – American International College, Football
  • Kogge Metuge – Shippensburg University, Football
  • Sone Metuge – Shippensburg University, Football
  • Josh Pouncy – Elms College, Basketball
  • Oluwasean “Ayo” Tifase – Florida State, Football