The men's basketball team is off to a great start to their season with 3-1 season record and a third place finish at the Father Barry Tournament last week. The Monarchs defeated Cathedral Catholic of San Diego, 77-54, in the first round of the tournament. Junior Devan Sapp led the way with 20 points, six rebounds, and five assists, while junior Marcus Greene had 12 points, and sophomore Michael Mitchell had nine points, seven assists, and five rebounds.
The Monarchs lost the semi-finals to state powerhouse St. John Bosco but went on to beat Jesuit, 70-55, taking third place at the tournament. In the third place game, Greene helped the team with 21 points, while Sapp added 17 points and eight rebounds, and junior Owen Browne had 13 points and four assists. Sapp and Greene were named to the All-Tournament Team. Congratulations, Monarchs!
The women's soccer team had a hard-fought 2-1 win over Bishop O'Dowd this weekend. Sophomore Emma Vane and junior Annalise Gadbois had goals while teammates sophomore Katie Murphy and junior Teresa Garcia provided assists. Just four games into the season, the team has an impressive 3-0-1 overall record. Great job, Monarchs!
Congratulations to the men's wrestling team for starting the season strong at the Peninsula Wrestling Invitational this weekend. Junior Andrew Forman was named the champion in the 160-pound weight class while junior Davis Salom placed third in the 285-pound class. Last year, the wrestling team sent an unprecedented nine wrestlers to the CCS championship. The team looks to have another great season this winter.
The men's basketball team defeated Weston Ranch, 58-45, last Thursday in the first game of the season. The Monarchs took the the lead in the first quarter, 14-6, then built from there for the final victory. During the game, junior Marcus Green led the way with 14 points and made four-out-of-four attempted 3-pointers, while sophomore Michael Mitchell had 13 points and 6 rebounds, and junior Jake Ryan had 12 points and 7 rebounds. Great job, Monarchs!
The men's cross country team advanced to the state championship at Woodland Park this weekend, where several Monarchs earned personal records on the 5K course. Team captain, senior Devin Makhni, led the way, running the course with a career best of 16 minutes and 15 seconds. Sophomore Taylor Iden ran the same course in 16 minutes and 39 seconds, shaving 3 seconds off his best time for a personal record, while junior Arnav Choudhury finished the race in 16 minutes and 49 seconds, 5 seconds faster than his current PR for a 5K race.
The men's cross country team advanced to the state championship after placing among the top three teams in the CCS Championship for the third year in a row on Sunday, November 18th. During the CCS Championship, junior Arnav Choudhury and senior Devin Makhni led the men's team. Several Monarchs from the women's cross country team also represented the school individually at the CCS Championship with freshman Natalie Silver leading teammates sophomore Emily Biebel and freshman Sarah Nakhoda, who both finished the race with PRs. Great job, Monarchs!
The men's water polo team captured the CCS Championship this month, earning themselves a spot in the NorCal playoffs. In mid-November, the Monarchs beat Willow Glen, 9-7, in the CCS Championship, taking the sectional title for the first time in program history. Due to poor air quality that resulted from fires last week, the NorCal finals for water polo were canceled this year. The Monarchs look forward to defending their CCS title next fall. Congratulations on a great season!
The football team beat Oak Grove, 35-7, and advanced to the CCS semifinals last week. Sophomore Reymello Murphy scored a 22-yard run for the first touchdown of the game, putting the Monarchs in the lead, and finishing the contest with a game high of 135 yards rushing and three touchdowns. The Monarchs improved that lead during the second quarter with a 23-yard run by senior Aaron Smith and a point-after-touchdown kick by junior Jake Barbeau. Congratulations on a great season!
Poor air quality caused by wildfires across the state has meant that several CCS and NorCal playoff games have had be rescheduled for the safety of our student-athletes. Please check the front of the school's website to get the latest updates with the times and locations of these contests.
The men's water polo team won the program's first CCS Championship this weekend. The Monarchs beat Willow Glen, 9-7, to take the title. After trailing the first quarter, the Monarchs turned things around and were up 6-3 at halftime. Junior captain Manato Yamamoto led the way on offense with three goals. Juniors Dishan Dias and Tyler State both contributed goals and added amazing defensive plays, while junior Drew Gibson came off the bench and contributed immensely on defense, adding a key, game-tying goal. Finally, senior goalkeeper Corey Dillon rounded out the solid defensive effort by making some critical stops during the game. Congratulations, Monarchs!
The Monarchs beat the Foothill Falcons in four sets during the NorCal Semifinals this weekend, earning a spot in the NorCal Championship tonight. By the second set, the Monarchs and the Falcons were tied, 1-1. But the Monarchs took the lead in the third set and built on that momentum to take the game. Freshman Kendra MacDonald led the team with 11 kills. Junior Julia Cabri had an impressive nine blocks while sophomore Katie Springs had seven in a match. Senior Lauren Haniger added 35 digs.
Don't miss a chance to cheer on the Monarchs vs. Bishop O'Dowd at 7:00 p.m. tonight at Bishop O'Dowd High School in Oakland. Go Monarchs!
FOOTBALL BEATS SACRED HEART CATHEDRAL, EARNS SPOT IN QUARTERFINALS
The Monarchs beat league rival Sacred Heart Cathedral, 26-14, during senior night at Foothill College on Friday. In the second quarter with 8:31 left on the clock, junior James Thomas put the Monarchs in the lead, 13-7, with a 56-yard run that ended in a touchdown. In the fourth quarter, sophomore Reymello Murphy completed a 22-yard pass to senior Joseph Vaughn for a touchdown, bringing the game to its final score of 26-14. The Monarchs will now advance to the CCS quarterfinals where they'll play Oak Grove on Friday, November 9th. Great job, Monarchs!
FIELD HOCKEY ADVANCES TO CCS SEMIFINALS
The Monarchs beat Los Altos, 1-0, in CCS quarterfinals this weekend, earning the team a spot in the semifinals this week. Senior Gabby Valdez made the winning goal with senior Nicole Romano assisting. The goal leaders for the season are currently Gabby Valdez, who has eight goals; Danielle Yau, who has seven goals; and Elisa Horta, who has five goals. Senior Gabby Valdez also leads the way with five season assists, while teammates junior Nicole Correa and senior Nicole Romano each have three assists. The Monarchs advanced to the semifinals where they'll play Cupertino on Wednesday, November 7th. The winner of that game earns a spot in the championship game on Saturday, November 10th. Congratulations!
MEN'S WATER POLO BEATS MONTEREY IN CCS QUARTERFINALS
The men's water polo team beat Monterey, 14-7, earning a spot in the CCS Division II Semifinals. The victory was a true team effort, led by team captain and junior Manato Yamamoto, who had six steals, two goals, and one assist. Senior goalkeeper Corey Dillon blocked twelve shots throughout the game, while junior Dishan Dias led the team's offense with seven goals. The Monarchs will now play Stevenson School in the semifinals on Wednesday, November 7th, with the winner participating in the championship on Saturday, November 10th. Go Monarchs!
WOMEN'S WATER POLO VICTORIOUS IN CCS QUARTERFINALS
The Monarchs ousted Santa Teresa from the CCS semifinals with a 11-4 victory in the quarterfinals this weekend. At least six different Monarchs scored with Senior Valeria Mendoza scoring an impressive backhand goal. The team will go on to play Mountain View in the CCS semi-finals on Tuesday, November 6th. Great job, Monarchs!
Congratulations to the field hockey team, which enters the CCS playoffs as the No. 1 seed this weekend. The team receives a bye until Saturday, when they'll play the winner of the Homestead vs. Los Altos game in the CCS quarterfinals. On Thursday, the team added one more victory to their record with a 1-0 win over Cupertino. Senior Gabby Valdez had a goal with an assist from senior Sarah Williams. During Senior Day earlier this month, the team had a 3-1 victory over league rival St. Ignatius.
Seniors Dani Yau, Ella Vossoughi, and Gabby Valdez are tied for goal leaders, with seven goals each. Senior Gabby Valdez and sophomore Kylie McHale are tied for assist leaders. Great job, Monarchs!
The men's cross country team established itself as one of the top three groups in the league during a 3-mile race at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco last week. Junior Arnav Choudhury led the Monarchs in the race, placing 12th overall with a time of 15 minutes and 57 seconds and running the second fastest course time in AMHShistory. The women's team was led by freshmen Natalie Silver and Milla Mendoza. The women's freshman team is currently ranked No. 2 in the CCS against other freshmen teams. Great job, Monarchs!
Watch the football team take on Valley Christian after school this Friday, October 19th. The varsity kick-off starts at 3:30 p.m.on the Father Jack Russi Field. Can't be there? Watch live streaming video of the game, courtesy of AMHS Live: youtube.com/amhslive.
Everyone is invited to come out to the Schott Family Commons and Parker Plaza right after school for music, food trucks, and Archbishop Mitty spirit, plus a chance to warm up your voices for the afternoon WCAL clash!
The men's water polo team defeated Serra, 18-12, this weekend. Junior Tyler State played a strong center defender, shutting down the Padres' center. Junior Manato Yamamoto played excellent defense and provided clutch goals. Junior Logan Frey had several assists while contributing key goals. Thanks to everyone who came out to cheer on the team!
The Monarchs topped the Bells, 35-14, during the home football game this weekend. With 8 minutes and 10 seconds left on the clock in the first quarter, quarterback Shamir Bey threw to sophomore Reymello Murphy, who scored the game's first touchdown, giving the Monarchs the lead. The team kept the momentum going by picking up a total of 21 points in the first half.
Before a packed and enthusiastic cheering section, four Monarchs had touchdowns during the game, including sophomore Reymello Murphy, who had two touchdowns, and seniors Jonah Advincula, Chaz Saenz, and Dion Dupree, who each had one touchdown. Congratulations, Monarchs!
Watch the Monarchs play Bellarmine during the night football game on campus this week. The annual Night Football Game held on the Archbishop Mitty campus has officially been renamed the Hall of Fame Game. The Archbishop Mitty community will be welcoming back AMHS Athletic Hall of Fame inductees and honoring them with a reception and a ceremony at halftime. The game will start at 7:00 p.m. this Friday, October 5th.
Congratulations to the men's water polo team for their performance in the Spartan Tournament this weekend. The Monarchs beat Wilcox 16-6 and followed up with a 15-4 win over Aptos. Juniors Drew Gibson and Logan Frey scored impressive key goals from a distance. Junior Connor Edelman played great defense and drew multiple kickouts while contributing a couple goals on offense. Finally, junior Graham Edelman assisted with several goals throughout the tournament. Great job, Monarchs!
The women's volleyball team beat league rival St. Ignatius on Tuesday in an action-packed game with an enthusiastic Monarch cheering section. Junior Julia Cabri led the way with 20 kills, while junior Ellen Veargason had 12 kills, and senior Kyahana Robinson had 9 kills. The Monarchs took the lead in the first set, 25-21. Then, the team took the third set, 27-25, and the fourth set, 25-22, securing a victory over the Wildcats. Congratulations, Monarchs!
The football team had a 34-6 win at Archbishop Riordan this weekend. Four Monarchs scored touchdowns, including seniors Jonah Advincula and Joseph Vaughn; junior James Thomas, who had two touchdowns; and sophomore Reymello Murphy. With just 10 minutes left on the clock in the fourth quarter, senior Jonah Advincula completed a pick six, bringing the score to 32-6. A stout defensive effort was led by junior Derrick Smith, who had nine tackles; senior Sean Mahoney, who had eight tackles; and junior Derrick Chiou, who had an interception.