Lutheran High School
of St. Charles County

Athlete Spotlight


Emma Leppien, Sophomore

Varsity Girls Soccer

The sophomore earns athlete of the week honors after a tenacious effort in the Lady Cougar's district match. Emma consistently played at the top of her game, becoming a steady force in the backfield throughout the season and a player the team could always count on to perform her best.

Trey Wright, Senior

Varsity Boys Volleyball

As the men’s volleyball team completed their first season, they finished on a high note winning the last three matches to close out the season. A big part of those wins and success this year was led by middle hitter/blocker Trey Wright. In those three games including the district game vs. Cape Notre Dame, the senior had 33 attacks with a total of 24 kills and only three errors. Not only did he contribute offensively but defensively as well. In the last four matches of the season, Wright had 17 total blocks with five of them solo.

Meredith Leigh, Junior

Varsity Girls Track & Field

The junior qualified for the Sectional meet in 3 events; 1600, 3200, and 4x800m relay.  She was part of the LHS girls lone event championship in the 4x800.  Meredith scored crucial team points in all three events to help lead the Lady Cougars to a MSHSAA District Title!

Patrick Seacrist, Senior

Varsity Boys Baseball

In the Cougars last six games(5-0-1), Patrick has a .450 batting average(9-20), including a 3 for 3 performance in the district semifinal, in a 10-0 win over Christian High. During that stretch, he has pounded one double and two home runs, good for seven RBI's. Patrick has also scored four time and been hit-by-pitch four times. A unique combination while becoming a main stay behind the plate.

Tess Abilock, Senior

Varsity Coed Tennis

Tess Abilock and Alex Martin had a great last week as Tennis Cougars. Both posted wins in our final season match against Lutheran North, Alex won 8-4, and Tess had a great 8-2 win. They also teamed up as our Number 2 doubles team and posted a huge win in Individual Districts with a thrilling 3rd set tiebreaker, by far the longest match that day for anyone! Congrats to both of them for ending their career as Tennis Cougars on a high note!!

Alex Martin, Senior

Varsity Coed Tennis

Alex Martin and Tess Abilock had a great last week as Tennis Cougars. Both posted wins in our final season match against Lutheran North, Alex won 8-4, and Tess had a great 8-2 win. They also teamed up as our Number 2 doubles team and posted a huge win in Individual Districts with a thrilling 3rd set tiebreaker, by far the longest match that day for anyone! Congrats to both of them for ending their career as Tennis Cougars on a high note!!

Vic Hellebusch, Senior

Varsity Girls Soccer

Vic led the way for the Lady Cougars as they picked up two key conference wins this week. She was a constant threat attacking against Christian and sealed the victory at Trinity scoring 2 goals, including the game winner!

Cody & Dillan Williams, Senior

Varsity Boys Track

The Williams brothers became the first siblings to break LHS track and field records at the same meet. Cody broke his own 800m record in 2:02.1. Dillan set the all time Javelin mark at 109' 9".

Robert Foshage, Junior

Varsity Boys Golf

The junior earned all conference honors in the AAA conference tournament by shooting an 80. Robert led all golfers in the Cougars' match v. Whitfield, recording a 40. Next up, Districts at Bear Creek Golf Course on Monday, May 1.    

Luke LeGrand, Senior

Varsity Boys Volleyball

As the mens’ volleyball team competed in the Inaugural LHS Volleyball Tournament on April 22, Murdock and LeGrand helped the team to a fourth-place finish. Both led the team in blocks and kills, respectively, and were named First-Team All-Tournament Players. Earlier in the week, Murdock and LeGrand made some key plays as the team recorded its first wins of the season by beating Bishop DuBourg High School at home on April 18.

Chandler Murdock, Junior

Varsity Boys Volleyball

As the mens’ volleyball team competed in the Inaugural LHS Volleyball Tournament on April 22, Murdock and LeGrand helped the team to a fourth-place finish. Both led the team in blocks and kills, respectively, and were named First-Team All-Tournament Players. Earlier in the week, Murdock and LeGrand made some key plays as the team recorded its first wins of the season by beating Bishop DuBourg High School at home on April 18.

Patrick Seacrist, Senior

Varsity Boys Baseball

In the first of a pair of games last week, the senior was 2 for 2 with two RBI's including a sacrifice fly, in a losing cause against the Borgia Knights. In a district game against Winfield on Thursday, Patrick went 2 for 3 from the plate, picking up three RBI's, pushing his season total to eleven, while securing a 9-5 victory. He also pitched five strong innings, allowing only five hits, while striking out six, upping his record to 3-1, with a 3.82 ERA on the year to lead the staff.

Isabelle DeGrande, Sophomore

Varsity Girls Soccer

The sophomore scored the game winning goal in a 1-0 victory at rival O'Fallon Christian! With 50 seconds left in the game, Izzy calmly collected the ball in the box and slotted it home into the side netting, sending us home with a conference win.

Margaret Fitzgerald, Sophomore

Varsity Girls Track

The sophomore anchored the 4x4 team to victory at the Affton Invite last week.  She then followed up by joining the sub 18 club in the 100m Hurdles on Saturday at John Burroughs.

Terry Tatum, Senior

Varsity Boys Track

The senior has been a key piece to several Cougar relays over the last week and has to a number of personal bests.  Terry also plays an important role as a senior leader of the team.

Grant Cronin, Freshman

Varsity Boys Tennis

The freshmen tennis athlete recorded a perfect 3-0 record in singles matches while competing in the #4 spot.  Cronin completed  two come-from-behind victories in matches last weekThe Cougars faced some stiff competition vs. St. Mary's, St. Charles West, and Duchesne High School.

Brooks Von Deylen, Senior

Varsity Boys Golf

The senior golfer continued his stellar play this season as he shot a personal best 37 on 9 holes to help the Cougars to a victory on a rain-soaked Bogey Hills vs. Trinity Catholic.  This was his first medal of the 2017 season!

David Gray, Senior

Varsity Boys Volleyball

In the first year of the men’s volleyball program, there have been many bright spots and none bigger and brighter than senior David Gray. Starting off the season against some of the best volleyball schools in the area, the 5’6” libero has been key to the LHS defense as he has had 84 digs in the first four games with an 89% success rate. Gray is one of the captains on the team that has seen improvement each game. The Cougars’ best games came against Gibault last week where Gray was a big part of the turnaround leading the team with 22 digs. Thanks to the strong leadership and play of Gray, the Cougars are on the verge of their first inaugural season win.

Abi Fruend, Sophomore

Varsity Girls Soccer

The sophomore goalie played an integral role in the Lady Cougars taking 2nd place in the LHS Girls Varsity Soccer Invitational. She finished the tournament with two shutouts in 3 games and had 16 saves. Abi recorded another shutout this week in a key 3-0 win over AAA Conference rival JFK.

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.