Yellow Jacket Athletics
YELLOW JACKETS ATHLETICS
In following the St. Anthony Catholic High School Core Values of Honesty & Integrity, Community, Holistic Education, Service & Social Justice, and Scholarship, the athletic program will extend these values by helping the young men and women in our programs become better servants of Christ though athletics. Through discipline, attitude, and work ethic the coaches will help mold our student-athletes into better students, better sons and daughters, better workers; leading them to become better spouses and better parents one day.
Softball Starts with Stong Showing vs. Bandera in Scrimmage
Tuesday night, junior, Gabby Mitchell, led the offensive charge in the Lady Jackets first scrimmage of the season, a 10-1 victory over the Bandera Bulldogs. Mitchell blasted a three-run homer while also scoring three runs and swiping two bases. Junior, Ciera Martinez struck out six Bandera batters over three innings while giving up one hit for the victory. Seniors Miranda Leal and Sophia Gonzalez each scored three times to round out the teams offense. The team will host it's first home scrimmage Tuesday, February 9 at 5:30 against San Antonio Christian at the University of the Incarnate Word softball fields.
Baseball Drops Season Opener in Extra Innings
The Yellow Jackets baseball team started the season with a tough, 9-10 extra inning loss to FEAST on Tuesday, February 2nd at Mission Baseball Academy. Senior Julian Cantu pitched 4 solid innings with no earned runs and hit a double. Senior Matt Arevalos added 3 RBI's and Sophomore Noe Jimenez had a double & 2 RBI's while Sophomore Zach Sanchez hit a triple. The Jackets play next at Kennedy High School on Monday, February 8th.
Yellow Jackets Swimmers Heading to State
Senior Lady Jacket swimmer, Emma Miller, qualified for the TAPPS 5A State Championships Swim Meet by winning the 200 meter freestyle race with a time of 2:11:73 and placing 3rd in the 100 Freestyle with a 1:00:01 on Wednesday, January 28th at the TAPPS Regional Championships at the Josh Davis Natatorium here in San Antonio. In addition to Emma, our boys relay team consisting of Seniors Jose Pague, Manuel Tristan, Adam Vargas, and Freshman Keinyn Crittell also qualified and will be heading to state. The TAPPS State Championship Swim Meet takes place on Friday and Saturday, February 12-13 also at the Josh Davis Natatorium. Good luck Emma and the relay team; and way to Sting 'Em!
Yellow Jackets Basketball in 1st Place
Your St. Anthony Catholic High School Yellow Jackets finished the first round of TAPPS 2-5A undefeated with a 3-0 record, after disposing of the Antonian Apaches 78-51 at Antonian Saturday afternoon. St. Anthony found themselves in a sea of maroon with an overflow crowd wanting to see the hype surrounding the team this year. The Jackets did not disappoint, opening up a 10-3 lead before a quick Antonian time out after a thunderous alley-oop dunk by Freshman Charles Bassey from Junior Isiah Saenz. St. Anthony finished the first quarter ahead 23-8. Although Antonian closed the lead to 10 at different points in the 2nd quarter, the Jackets cruised the rest of the way to a 27 point victory.
Freshman Charles Bassey finished with a stat line of 24 points, 19 rebounds, 6 blocks, and 2 assists. Junior Isiah Saenz had a game high 26 points to go along with his 8 assists and 3 steals.
Yellow Jackets Sting the Buttons by 22
The Yellow Jackets basketball team continued it's success on Thursday, January 21st by rolling over district foe, Central Catholic 79-57 at St. Mary's University. In a showdown between the #3 St. Anthony team and the #4 Buttons, a sea of maroon invaded St. Mary's. The place was rocking and very loud with both student sections really cheering on their teams.
The game was back and forth with Freshman phenom, Charles Bassey getting in early foul trouble and sitting the entire 2nd quarter. Junior Isiah Saenz and the rest of the Jackets took over and held a slim, 1 point lead at the half. St. Anthony opened the 3rd quarter on a 6-0 run before a quick time out by the Buttons. A back and forth 3rd quarter saw the Jackets ahead by 3 going in to the 4th quarter. St. Anthony dominated the 4th, outscoring Central 26-7.
The Jackets had 4 players in double figures, Junior Isiah Saenz led all scorers with 24 points (along with 7 assists, 5 rebounds, and 2 steals). Freshman Charles Bassey added a stat line that included 17 points, 9 rebounds, and 5 blocks in 3 quarters of play. Juniors Santiago Vasquez and Ricardo Valadez had 14 and 13 points respectively, with Ricardo "Mr. Hustle" Valadez getting 8 rebounds.
Way to Sting 'Em Jackets! Up next is Antonian on Saturday, January 30th at 3:00pm at Antonian.
What's Swarming This Week
|Monday, February 8th||
Yellow Jackets Baseball @ Kennedy HS - 7:00pm; Boys Basketball Practice - 6:30-7:15am & 3:30-6:00pm; Girls Basketball Practice - 3:30-5:00pm; Boys Soccer Practice - 4:00-6:00pm; Girls Soccer Practice - 4:00-6:00pm; Lacrosse Practice - 4:00-6:00pm; Dance Team Practice - 3:30-5:00; Baseball Practice - 4:00-6:00pm; Softball Practice - 4:00-6:00pm; Cheer Team Practice - 5:00-7:00pm
Tuesday, February 9th
Lady Jackets Softball vs. SACS @ UIW - 7:00pm; Lady Jackets Basketball vs. Antonian in The Hive - 5:00/6:30pm; Boys Basketball Practice - 6:30-7:15am (9th/JV) & 3:30-6:00; Girls Soccer Practice - 4:00-6:00pm; Lacrosse Practice - 4:00-6:00pm; Dance Team Practice - 3:30-5:00; Cheer Practice - 5:00-7:00pm; Boys Soccer Practice - 4:00-6:00pm; Baseball Practice - 4:00-6:00pm
|Wednesday, February 10th||
Yellow Jackets Basketball vs. Central Catholic @ UIW (Varsity only) - 7:30pm; Girls Basketball Practice - 3:30-5:00pm; Lacrosse Practice - 4:00-6:00pm; Girls Soccer Practice - 4:00-6:00pm; Dance Team Practice - 3:30-5:00pm; Baseball Practice - 4:00-6:00pm; Softball Practice - 4:00-6:00pm
|Thursday, February 11th||
Lady Jackets Softball vs. Del Rio @ UIW - 5:30/6:45pm; Yellow Jackets Basketball vs. Central Catholic in The Hive (9th & JV) 6:00/7:30pm; Yellow Jackets Soccer vs. Antonian - 4:15pm @ Lang Field; Girls Basketball Practice - 5:30-7:30am; Girls Soccer Practice - 12:30-2:30pm; Boys Soccer Practice - 2:30-4:30pm; Lacrosse Practice - 4:30-6:30pm; Baseball Practice - 4:00-6:00pm; Cheer Team Practice - 4:00-6:00pm
|Friday, February 12th||Lady Jackets Soccer vs. IWHS @ UIW - 6:00pm; Lady Jackets Softball @ Jourdanton - 5:00/7:00pm; Girls Basketball Practice - 3:30-5:30pm; Lacrosse Practice - 4:00-6:00pm; Dance Team Practice - 5:00-6:30pm; Baseball Practice - 4:00-6:00pm|
|Saturday, February 13th||Jacket Jewels Dance Team Competition (South Padre Island Spectatular) - Start time 8:00am; Yellow Jackets Lacrosse vs. Vista Ridge- Lang Field - 1:00pm; Lady Jackets Basketball @ IWHS - 12:00/1:30pm;|
|Tuesday||11/3/15||4:30pm||FEAST||Lang Field @ St. Anthony Catholic HS|
|Friday||11/6/15||7:00pm||Saint Mary's Hall||SMH|
|Tuesday||11/10/15||4:00pm||New Braunfels Christian||Lang Field @ St. Anthony Catholic HS|
|Wednesday||11/11/15||4:30pm||John Paul II (Schertz)||Lang Field @ St. Anthony Catholic HS|
|Wednesday||11/18/15||4:30pm||Central Catholic||Lang Field @ St. Anthony Catholic HS|
|Tuesday||12/1/15||7:00pm||Central Catholic||Central Catholic|
|Saturday||12/5/15||TBA||St. Joseph Academy (Brownsville)||St. Joseph Academy (Brownsville)|
|Tuesday||12/8/15||4:30pm||New Braunfels Christian||New Braunfels Christian|
|Tuesday||1/12/16||4:30pm||FEAST||Front Field @ St. Anthony Catholic HS|
|Friday||1/15/16||5:00pm||KIPP Academy||Lang Field @ St. Anthony Catholic HS|
|Friday||1/22/16||4:30pm||Cole||Lang Field @ St. Anthony Catholic HS|
|Saturday||1/23/16||2:00pm||St. Joseph Academy (Brownsville)||Lang Field @ St. Anthony Catholic HS|
|Wednesday||2/3/16||4:30pm||Reagan||Lang Field @ St. Anthony Catholic HS|
|Thursday||2/4/16||4:15pm||East Central||Lang Field @ St. Anthony Catholic HS|
|Thursday||2/11/16||4:15pm||Antonian||Lang Field @ St. Anthony Catholic HS|
|Monday||11/9/15||4:30pm||John Paul II (Schertz)||Lang Field @ St. Anthony Catholic HS|
|Tuesday||11/17/15||4:30pm||Holy Cross||Holy Cross|
|Friday||12/4/15||5:00pm||Geneva (Boerne)||Geneva (Boerne)|
|Tuesday||12/8/15||5:00pm||Cole||Lang Field @ St. Anthony Catholic HS|
|Tuesday||1/5/16||4:30pm||IWHS||Lang Field @ St. Anthony Catholic HS|
|Tuesday||1/12/16||4:30pm||Pleasanton||Lang Field @ St. Anthony Catholic HS|
|Friday||1/15/16||5:00pm||KIPP Academy||Front Field @ St. Anthony Catholic HS|
|Friday||1/29/16||4:15pm||Beeville Jones||Lang Field @ St. Anthony Catholic HS|
|Tuesday||2/2/16||4:15pm||Pleasanton||Lang Field @ St. Anthony Catholic HS|
|Friday||2/5/16||4:30pm||Antonian||Lang Field @ St. Anthony Catholic HS|
|Tuesday||2/9/16||4:14pm||* Holy Cross (Senior Night)||Lang Field @ St. Anthony Catholic HS|
Kevin Smisek - '88 Erika Hodo
Athletic Director Assistant Athletic Director
(210) 832-5620 - office (210) 832-5618 - office
STING 'EM JACKETS