Athletics in the News

Coach Hanley Named NFHS National Coach of the Year

January 25, 2022

Congratulations to Coach JT Hanley, who was named the NFHS National Coach of the Year for Women's Soccer. Coach Hanley was one of 23 coaches across the nation and the only one from California, who was recognized for this award. He was honored for his incredible 450-67 career record, which includes leading the Monarchs to 8 CCS Championships. Read more here.


Freshman Wins First Place at Wrestling Tournament

January 25, 2022

The varsity wrestling team had a great showing at the Lady Vikings Invitational over the weekend. On Saturday, the women's team finished second overall with freshman Miya Pierre winning first place in her weight class. The victory was particularly impressive since only five of the 11 wrestlers on the team were available to wrestle that day.


Women's Soccer Team Wins Back-To-Back Games

January 25, 2022

The women's soccer team beat Presentation and Valley Christian last week, bringing their season record to 7-3-2. On Wednesday, the Monarchs beat Presentation, 2-0. Sophomores Kiki Vostermans and Taylor Eagleson each added an assist with junior Elise Picard scoring the goals. Senior goalkeeper Riley McNair provided strong defense and prevented the Panthers from scoring.

On Saturday, the Monarchs beat Valley Christian, 2-0, in a game the women's soccer team coaches called the "team's best performance so far" on Twitter. Sophomore Jordan Geis made a quality pass in the 30th minute to set up senior Jenna Ordonez's opening strike. Later, Geis scored as well, turning junior Freya Youssef's corner kick into the second goal of the game in the 56th minute. McNair had a four save shutout, helping the Monarchs to victory.


Men's Basketball Undefeated in WCAL Play

January 18, 2022

The men's basketball got off to a great start to their WCAL season with three consecutive victories last week, bringing them to an undefeated 3-0 league record. The Monarchs opened WCAL play vs Sacred Heart Cathedral on Wednesday and won 62-57. Senior Aidan Burke led the team with 20 points, while senior Isaiah Cabebe contributed 10 points, 5 rebounds, and 4 assists, and junior Derek Sangster added 10 points and 6 rebounds. On Saturday, the Monarchs defeated St. Ignatius, 50-46. Sangster and Burke lead the team with 12 points each, with Cabebe adding 9 points and 4 clutch free throws at the end of the game to seal it. Yesterday, the Monarchs added a third consecutive victory when they beat St. Francis, 73-70, in double overtime. The Monarchs took the lead in the first quarter, 16-12, but the Lancers went ahead by one point at halftime, 27-26. At the start of the fourth quarter, the Monarchs were trailing 41-45, but after an offensive rebound by sophomore Gavin Ripp, senior Aidan Burke made a 3-pointer at the buzzer, which pushed the game into overtime. The Monarchs and Lancers tied in overtime, 63-63, sending the game into a second overtime where the Monarchs won, 73-70. Burke led the team with 29 points, 9 rebounds, and 3 steals, while Sangster had 21 points and 10 rebounds. Sophomore Tyler Jones had 10 points, 7 rebounds, and 3 assists. Follow the men's basketball team on Twitter for score updates for the away games this week.


Watch Live Streams

January 18, 2022

Attendance for many games is limited right now to prevent the spread of Omicron and keep athletes and coaches safe and healthy. To follow any home games you can't attend in person, subscribe to AMHS Live's YouTube Channel to watch live streams or follow @AMHSathletics on Twitter to get score updates.


Women's Basketball Team Wins Iolani Classic Championship

December 13, 2021

The women's basketball team seized the Iolani Classic Championship, beating Salesian College Prep, 63-60, in a competitive title game on Saturday. The tournament features many of the premiere basketball teams in the nation. This is the program's second Iolani Classic championship and third time participating in the tournament. Sophomore Morgan Cheli was named the tournament MVP with 16 points. Senior Siena Guttadauro was named the tournament MOP and senior Noemie Bariteau and junior Maya Hernandez were named to the All-Tournament Team.


Coach Phillips Wins Inaugural Coaching Award

December 7, 2021

Congratulations to Coach Sue Phillips, the head coach of the varsity women's basketball team, who won the inaugural Wooden Legacy Award last month. This award recognizes Coach Phillips for excellence on the court and in the classroom. Coaches were recognized based on their contributions to education, as well as their character, service, and commitment to excellence. Over 28 years of coaching Monarchs, Coach Phillips has led student-athletes to more than 725 wins, including 24 league, 22 CCS, 13 NorCal, and 6 CIF State championships. Congratulations, Coach Phillips!


Women's Basketball Team Remains Undefeated

December 7, 2021

The women's basketball team is off to an undefeated start with a perfect, 4-0 record. The Monarchs are currently ranked the No. 1 team in the Bay Area by The Mercury News. This past weekend, the team participated in the Cardinal Newman Tournament, where the Monarchs won all three of their games. On Thursday, the Monarchs defeated Damonte Ranch. Four Monarchs scored in double digits, including sophomore Morgan Cheli with 13 points, sophomore Maalia Cherry with 12 points, senior Natalie Anderson with 10 points, and Maya Hernandez with 10 points. On Friday, the Monarchs beat Branson School, 68-33, led by senior Noemie Bariteau with 18 points. Finally, the Monarchs beat Cardinal Newman, 67-46, led by four Monarchs who scored in double digits: Cheli with 20 points, senior Siena Guttadauro with 11 points, and Maya Hernandez and Anderson with 10 points each.


Cross Country Athletes Advance to State Championship

November 29, 2021

Congratulations to freshman Aydon Stefanopoulos and the women’s cross country team for advancing to the state championship this past weekend. Aydon placed 22nd and was ranked the 3rd fastest freshman in the entire state! The women’s team was led by another freshman, Evie Marheineke, who placed 17th and was ranked the 8th fastest freshman in the state. On the women’s team, Evie was followed by senior Natalie Silver, juniors Alexandra Zanon and Pascale Zanon, freshman Grace Caradonna, senior Karla Julian Austria, and junior Esme Brody. Congratulations, Monarchs on a great season!


Women's Volleyball Advances to NorCal Championships

November 16, 2021

The Monarchs beat Lincoln, 3-0, in the NorCal Open Division Semifinals on Saturday. Senior Kendra MacDonald led the Monarchs with 12 kills and three blocks, while junior Audrey Liddle added 14 kills, and senior Kylie Reynolds-Martin had six kills and two blocks. It was a great team effort with an enthusiastic crowd.

The team is currently ranked No. 5 in California and No. 30 in the nation according to MaxPreps. Earlier this season, the Monarchs captured both the WCAL and CCS Championships. Cheer on the Monarchs as they take on St. Francis in the NorCal Championships at 6:00 p.m. in the Fien Gym tonight! Get your tickets here.