The varsity football squad was handed
its first tough loss of the season away
at St. Mary’s 23-21.
Coming off of two dominant victories
against Desert Mountain and Highland, a
touchdown by the opposition in the
fourth quarter was just enough for the
Knights to pull out the victory.
This game, despite the loss, showed how
productive the Aztecs running game was.
The running back tandem of senior
were very effective
throughout the game. The next game
was scheduled Oct. 6
against Goldwater High School.
The Aztec cross country teams faced
stiff competition at the Doug Conley
Invitational Sept. 30.
The event is known as one of the largest
and possibly the most competitive meet
during the regular season, attracting
Arizona’s premier cross country squads
in every region.
led the squad with 44th
place. The rest of the team followed in
a quick pack as Katie Kahler,
Tori Papp, Christina Freeman
and Katie Huch all finished
within two minutes of DiCesare.
“Our pack is really tight which is what
successful cross country teams have,”
coach Pat Smith said.
Junior Tyler Reak led the boys
squad with a time of 17:13 in the
2.9-mile course. He finished 56th out of
178 runners. The boys squad finished 19
out of the 25-team race.
The girls team bunched together and came
out strong, finishing ninth out of 23
The Aztec cross country squad was
scheduled to compete in the George Young
Invitational scheduled Oct. 7 and will
then have some time off before its next
meet Oct. 18.
Boys and Girls
Both the boys and girls
golf teams have been able to continue
their hot streaks well into the middle
of the season.
team has sustained an undefeated record,
going 12-0 in its first six matches.
Performances by seniors
have propelled the team to its
one of the top teams in the state.
Fast approaching for the
team is the region championship, at which the Aztecs will
team has also been easily surpassing the
competition. The team is currently 7-2,
and at the Tempe City Championship won
by the margin of 44 strokes. Consistency
from its top performers, sophomores
have led the Aztecs to the dominant
force in the region.
team suffered a tough loss against rival
Gilbert at home on Sept. 27. By a
score of 3-1, the Aztecs lost their
number-one ranking in state. Following
that devastating loss, the Aztecs fell
to region rival Marcos.
However despite these two losses, the
team’s previous performances have
solidified the team as state contenders
with strong performances in the Westwood
Tournament of Champions.
During these two losses, star senior
was out of the lineup with an arm
injury. The usual players, seniors
have emerged as
Aztec badminton has been on a tear
lately, starting off the season with a
record of 8-1. On Oct. 3, the Aztecs
swept Cesar Chavez High School and
continue to show that these girls are a
force to be reckoned with.
After 13 years of service to the Seton
Basketball program, Coach
has stepped down to let
take over as head coach.
Pintor is entering his 10th
year as a coach at Seton. Pintor has
paid his dues through the years; he has
coached the freshman team, the
and has been an assistant for the
team. All told,
Pintor has totaled more than
20 years coaching youth basketball.