The Spartan senior led the team in scoring through De Smet Jesuit's run to a district title.
Sunday, March 10, 2013
Saturday, March 9, 2013
The Spartans shot 57.7 percent from the field in a convincing victory over the upset-minded Jackson Indians Saturday.
The Hot Read: De Smet Jesuit may have been the visiting team in Saturday’s MSHSAA Class 5 Quarterfinal basketball game at Lindenwood University’s Hyland Arena against Jackson, but the team played like it was right at home. The Spartans shot 65 percent from the field in the first half to jump out to a double digit lead it would not relinquish en route to an 81-48 victory. The win sends De Smet to the Final Four in Columbia for the first time since the Blake Ahearn era. Are You A Big Spartans Fan? Check These Stories Out: Nolan Berry led five Spartans in double-figure scoring with 20 points along with 7 rebounds and what the team scored as 8 blocks. Mitch Plassmeyer had 15 points on 5 of 8 shooting from three point range. Jimmy Barton had 14…
Friday, March 8, 2013
Student-Athletes from Parkway North, Parkway Central, Chaminade and De Smet Jesuit are all up for nomination this week.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
The Spartans advance to face Jackson, which downed Chaminade 60-59 Wednesday.
The Hot Read: De Smet Jesuit advanced to the Class 5 state quarterfinal with a 59-38 win over Eureka Wednesday at Maryville. The Spartans (23-6) refocused on defense in the second half after only taking a four point lead into halftime to wear down the Wildcats (18-11). De Smet Jesuit was led by senior Nolan Berry with 18 points and 12 rebounds, while Eureka was paced by senior Tyler Jordan who had 17 in defeat. Key To The Game: Foul Trouble. After playing a full 32 minutes in De Smet Jesuit's win against CBC Friday, Jimmy Barton was plagued by 2 early fouls in the first three minutes of the game Wednesday and sat most of the first half. Eureka's leading scorer Mason Bodingo (15 pts ppg) also picked up 2 fouls early and was not an offensive…
Monday, March 4, 2013
The Butler University-bound senior took control of the district tournament that included wins over Parkway West and CBC.
Update: De Smet Jesuit's Nolan Berry is your winner this week, with a late surge, capped off by the team's convincing win against Jackson in the state quarterfinals to earn a trip to Columbia for the Final Four. Tell us in the comment section who we should nominate for the next round starting Monday! Creve Coeur Patch is a place to celebrate local high school athletes. Show your support for these young student athletes by cheering them on in the comments thread, sharing your own photos with the Patch community and voting in the poll. Do you think we're missing someone? Tell us in the comments and share his or her photo to the gallery above. (It's easy. Just click the Upload Photos and Videos link.) We'll add them to the poll as quickly …
Friday, March 1, 2013
Nolan Berry leads Spartans into state sectional play.
The Hot Read: In a game that at times resembled rugged action you might see on the football field between the two Metro Catholic Conference rivals, De Smet Jesuit used a physical grind to defeat CBC 64-57 Friday at Parkway Central to claim the Class 5 District 4 Championship. Senior Nolan Berry led the Spartans with 21 points in his team's second win against CBC in as many Fridays. Whereas the Spartans used hot shooting early on last week to key the win, this week's episode was more closely contested. Junior guard Patrick McCaw had 15 first half points en route to a 29 point effort to lead all scorers. Jordan Barnett, another cog in CBC's junior trio that also includes Ray Doby, was unable to get it going offensively but finished with a …
The two Metro Catholic Conference rivals face off for the right to continue in the state tournament. Patch will have live streaming of the game courtesy of FOX Sports Midwest.
Editor's Note: FOX Sports Midwest streaming service seems to be delayed for this game. Link here to FSM's site to find the De Smet Jesuit vs. CBC game. Friday night at Parkway Central, conference rivals will take to the court for the third time this season, with the most on the line. Last week, De Smet Jesuit (21-6) spoiled CBC's senior night last week with a 74-61 win that was more convincing than the score indicated. A CBC (20-7) club that is the athletic envy of any team in the state has at times struggled down the stretch when it has relied on shooting jumpshots.The Cadets broke out of that in the second half of Tuesday's district semifinal against Parkway Central to put away the Colts. The Spartans had no trouble dominating Parkway …
Patch will share FOX Sports Midwest's live streaming coverage of De Smet Jesuit-CBC and Chaminade-Ladue.
At least one Creve Coeur-area team will still be alive in pursuit of a state boys basketball title after Friday's district finals. There could very well be two. In a pair of 7 p.m. starts, Ladue will host Chaminade for the Class 5 District 2 title, while De Smet Jesuit will meet CBC at Parkway Central for all the marbles in District 4. Ladue (21-5) will put one of the best point guards in Cornell Johnston, along with frontcourt stalwarts Andrew Maddock and Austin DaGue up against a Chaminade (17-8) club headlined by Jayson Tatum, the co-player of the year in the Metro Catholic Conference and fellow first team All MCC Andy Kleinlein in the backcourt. The Red Devils are tall up front, with Jack Hummel, Will Gladson and Tyler Cook able to …
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
The Parkway North girls will also play for a district title Friday night.
Despite a dreary forecast weather-wise, it was a Super Tuesday for Creve Coeur area boys basketball teams looking for a shot at Friday's district finals and the chance to stay alive on the road to a state title in Columbia. De Smet Jesuit used hot shooting to trigger a 69-40 win over Parkway West, to earn the right to take on top-seeded CBC in Friday's Class 5 district 4 final. CBC went on a second half surge to defeat host Parkway Central In other district play, Ladue and Chaminade are on a collision course for another district final. Ladue bested SLUH 67-51, and according to stltoday.com statistics, they did it with interior strength. Andrew Maddock had 13 rebounds and 2 blocks while Austin DaGue had 10 rebounds and 5 blocks. Chaminade…
Sunday, February 24, 2013
The Metro Catholic Conference also named all-conference teams, coach of the year and newcomer of the year.
The Metro Catholic Conference announced honors over the weekend, including all-conference teams, Player of the Year, Newcomer of the Year and Coach of the Year. 1st Team: Andy Kleinlein- Chaminade Jayson Tatum- Chaminade Jimmy Barton- DeSmet Jesuit Nolan Berry- De Smet Jesuit Patrick McCaw- CBC Jordan Barnett- CBC 2nd Team: Jack Hummel- Chaminade Brad Woodson- Vianney Sean O'Brien- Vianney Austin Sotile-SLUH Ray Dolby- CBC Alec Bausch- De Smet Jesuit Honorable Mention: Damon Patterson- Chaminade Zachary Greiner- SLUH Tanner Cochran- Vianney Zach Fischer- CBC Brandon Shackleford- DeSmet Jesuit Newcomer of the Year- Jayson Tatum- Chaminade Co-Players of the Year- Jimmy Barton/Jayson Tatum Coach of the Year: Kelvin Lee-Chaminade