CBC – traveled to Howell North on Tuesday and won 2-0 (goals by LJ Adewumni and Max Steffan; shutout by Nate Griffin) before giving up an own goal in a 1-0 defeat to St. Dominic on Wednesday. On Thursday the Cadets hosted Jefferson City and fell 2-0. This week: The Cadets host Desmet on Tuesday before traveling to Jefferson City to play Rockhurst on Friday and Blue Valley Northwest on Saturday evening.
Chaminade – defeated John Burroughs 1-0 on Monday (goal by Tommy Barlow; shutout by Eric Fletcher) and Parkway Central 4-2 on Tuesday (goals by Barlow, Jordan Bay, Ryan Fagan and Jason Pesek). On Saturday hosted Desmet in a 7-2 victory (goals by Bay (4), Barlow (2) and Brendon Ebert). This week: The Red Devils play at Vianney on Wednesday before traveling to Jefferson City to play the host school on Friday and Blue Valley Northwest (from Kansas City) on Saturday morning.
Desmet – knocked off St. Mary’s 5-1 Monday (goals by BJ Tucker, Kaleb Jackson, Matt Salamone and Joey Weile) and tied Fort Zumwalt West 1-1 (goal by Tucker) on Tuesday. Hosted Parkway Central on Thursday in a 1-0 victory (goal by Justin Abernathy; shutout by Jake Koenig) before battling Chaminade on Saturday in a 7-2 defeat (both goals by Tucker). This week: The Spartans host CBC on Tuesday before traveling to SLUH on Saturday.
SLUH – battled Priory on Thursday in a 3-1 victory (goals by Clark Conway, Zack Hoffman and Spencer Jones). This week: The Jr. Bills host MCC rival Vianney on Tuesday before traveling to O’Fallon (IL) on Thursday and at home vs. Desmet on Saturday in another MCC battle.
Vianney – hosted Collinsville on Tuesday in a 3-0 victory and Eureka on Thursday in a 2-0 victory (goals by Mike Albes and Eric Biras; shutout by Michael Allen). This week: The Golden Griffins travel to SLUH on Tuesday and host Chaminade on Wednesday in MCC action.
The latest STLToday rankings (as of 10/3) show the following: Chaminade (1); CBC (2); Desmet (6); SLUH (7) and Vianney on the bubble. In the NSCAA rankings (10/2), CBC is #20 nationally (and Chaminade received votes), while CBC is ranked #3 and Chaminade is #5 in Region VII.