Lutheran High School
of St. Charles County

Athlete Spotlight


Brody Roach, Junior

Varsity Boys Baseball

In the Cougars season opener against St. Charles High, Brody was 4 for 7 at the plate with three RBI's, while scoring 5 of the Cougar's 14 runs, in an extra inning
losing effort.  Brody also crushed his first home run of the season and had two stolen bases. In the first week, Lutheran is 2-1, notching victories against DuBourg(16-3) and Orchard Farm (3-0).  For three games Brody is 6 for 13, with six RBI's and three stolen bases.

Amanda Ernstmeyer, Senior

Varsity Girls Basketball

This post season, as the Lady Cougars advanced to the MSHSAA Sectionals, Ernstmeyer was a force on the defensive end for the district champions!  The senior forward was a leader in the paint and on the boards for the Cougars. She pulled down 16 defensive rebounds in those 3 games to go along with 4 steals.

David Jones, Senior

Varsity Boys Basketball

The senior point guard ended his stellar career with a great game vs. a talented Montgomery County team in the MSHSAA district semi-finals.  Jones netted 26 points, which pushed his career total to 985 points.  His skill in ball handling, shooting and getting to the basket has been very unique here at LHS and a huge part of of our program the last four years.

Carly Flickinger, Junior

Varsity Girls Swimming

At the AAA swim conference championships, the junior was part of the 3rd place 200 free relay team, earning a bronze medal. She also placed 5th in both her individual events, the 200 free and 100 back, getting personal best times in both. Her points were instrumental in the team's second place finish out of nine teams.

Robbie Demien, Senior

Varsity Boys Basketball

The Senior had his career best game last Wednesday at home vs Principia.  Although he has been injured for a good part of the season, he made the most of his starting opportunity by splashing home both his three point attempts and working his up-faking magic against the taller Principia players to score a career high 15 points and pulling down 4 rebounds in the 69-53 victory over the Panthers.   He also played some solid defensive minutes in Friday's Senior Night OT win over O'Fallon Christian, and is this week's Player of the Week.

Sarah Malterer, Senior

Varsity Girls Basketball

The senior guard has been on an offensive tear recently, netting 11 points in the girls win against Principia, the #10 ranked team in the state in Class 3. She was a perfect 4-4 from the field and was 100% from the FT line. Her 4 assists were also a team high, helping lead the Cougars to a victory at home.

Michael Westphal, Sophomore

Varsity Boys Wrestling

The sophomore went 3-0 on Wednesday night's quad meet against Lift for Life, Maplewood Richmond Heights, and Lutheran North. Westphal won 2 matches by fall and 1 match via decision. His performance Wednesday night was the best of his career as a Cougar wrestler and he will look to build off of this performance heading in to the final stretch of the season.

Meredith Leigh, Junior

Varsity Girls Swimming

The junior swimmer has been a key member of the girl's swim team this season. Over the past several meets at McCluer South Berkeley, Francis Howell Central, and at Mizzou, Leigh has helped set a new team record in the 400 free relay and had personal bests in the 100 butterfly and 200 freestyle events. Leigh and the young ladies of the swim program will soon be competing at the AAA Championships on February 8 and 9 at McCluer South.

David Jones, Senior

Varsity Boys Basketball

The senior point guard has been the spark-plug of the Cougar's offensive attack this season.  Jones is averaging 18 points per game, leading the AAA Conference and top 25 of the St. Louis metro area.  He is also leading the Cougars in steals and assists per game.  In a nail-biter vs. league foe Trinity, Jones erupted for 32 points, leading the Cougars to the near-upset.

Isaac Conrad, Freshman

Varsity Boys Wrestling

On the mat this season, the freshman grappler has worked hard to become a leader for the Cougars. After moving down to the 113 pound weight class, Conrad has tallied 5 wins coupled with a lone loss. Isaac will look to finish well and place in districts next month at Whitfield, punching his ticket to the MSHSAA state wrestling tournament at Mizzou next month.

Kelsi Durkee, Senior

Varsity Girls Basketball

The senior guard has been an offensive leader for the Cougars this season, as they have pushed their 2016-2017 record to 10-5.  Over the Christmas Holiday tournament at St. Dominic, Durkee knocked down thirteen 3-pointers, continuing to climb the LHS record books. She now sits tied for 2nd all time with 127 career 3-pointers made.

Savanna Dennison, Junior

Varsity Girls Swimming

The junior swimmer has had a great start to the 2016-2017 season.  At last week's meet @ DuBourg, Dennison took 4 out of 4 first place finishes, setting a personal record in the 50 free along the way. Savanna is a key member of the record-holding 200 medley relay, 200 free relay, and the 400 free relay.

Trey Wright, Senior

Varsity Boys Basketball

Over the first 5 games of the 2016-2017 season, the senior forward has been a force on the defensive end and on the boards.  In three games last week in the St. Charles HS Shootout, Wright led the team in rebounding every game, averaging 10.3 rebounds per game.  He also netted 9.3 points per game against stiff competition.

Anthony Heard, Sophomore

Varsity Boys Wrestling

First year, sophomore wrestler Anthony Heard started off his athletic career as a cougar with a bang. In last Monday night's quad meet Heard won all 3 of his matches, one by forfeit and the other two by fall. Heard represented LHS with pride and class in his victories and supported all of his teammates in the competition.

Emily Hall, Senior

Varsity Girls Basketball

The senior guard was one rebound away from a double-double in the home-opener Friday night against JFK. She finished with 12 points and 9 boards. She also added 4 steals in the Cougars 54-27 victory.

Julia Fruend, Sophomore

Varsity Girls Cross Country

The sophomore runner paced the Cougars at the MSHSAA State Championship meet in Jefferson City last weekend.  Fruend capped off her second state meet with a lifetime personal record of 21:39, recording the fastest time for the Lady Cougars.

Ben Nissing, Junior

Varsity Boys Cross Country

The junior XC runner earned his first All-District finish at Warrenton on Saturday.  Ben's 14th place finish earned him an automatic bid to the MSHAA State Meet in Jefferson City on Saturday, November 5.

Brandon Waynick, Sophomore

Varsity Boys Soccer

The sophomore scored the lone goal in our district match against SCW. He was a constant threat in the attack and has been named to the Class 2 District 7 All-District Team.

Jordyn Klein, Senior

Varsity Girls Volleyball

The senior libero wrapped up her Cougar Volleyball career last week in the MSHSAA District Championship vs. St. Francis Borgia where she was named 1st Team All-District.  Jordyn was key in the LHS defense, as she led the team with a 97% passing efficiency, while also pacing the Cougar attack with a 98% serving efficiency.  This play in the district tournament led her be named to the 1st team All-District team.  While facing some of the toughest servers in the district tournament, Klein maintained a 2.56 passer rating and averaged close to 5 digs a set.

Paul Schmieding, Senior

Varsity Boys Football

On senior night vs. AAA Conference rival Christian, Schmieding put on a show, contributing on offense, defense and special teams.  In the 55-14 rout of the Eagles, Schmieding recorded 3 sacks (11 for the team), had 5 tackles, hauled in 3 passes for 44 yards, and kicked 7 extra points.  As a team, the Cougars amassed over 500 yards of offense in the senior night victory.