On Thursday, April 7, the Bettendorf Bulldogs traveled to the Pitch at North Scott for a big-time MAC matchup. The game got off to a slow start in the first half with no goals and not many good scoring opportunities for either team. The game's first goal came from Bettendorf about 10 minutes into the second half after unfortunate events inside the box. Bettendorf had another run and scored shortly after their first goal. With about 10 minutes left to play, Luke Crawford had a shot on goal that ricocheted off the Bettendorf goalie and allowed Corbin Schnieder to head in the rebound for the goal. The Lancers had more runs and looks in the final minutes of play but could not find the goal and suffered their first loss of the season, 2-1.
In another MAC matchup, the team traveled to Muscatine to face a talented Muskies squad. The Lancers surrendered two goals in the first half and went into the break down 2-0. Goals from Liam Regan and Oliver Hughes, with an assist from Henry Rose, helped the Lancers force a sudden-death overtime period. However, the Muskies would score the golden goal causing the Lancers to fall 3-2.
The girls hosted Muscatine at home on Monday for a key league matchup. The first goal would be scored by Reese Hilsenbeck off the rebound from the Muskie's goalie. This would be the lone goal of the first half, but the Muskies responded in the second half with a goal in the first ten minutes of the second. The Lancers would have more opportunities to pull ahead, but with about 5 minutes left, the Muskies scored the go-ahead goal which led to the Muskies winning 2-1.
On Tuesday, the girls' track team traveled to Clinton for a meet against many teams from around the area. The Lancers were able to finish 3rd place as a team led by many great performances. Faith Nead ran a 4:55 1500 meter run which was good for second place and was one of the top 20 fastest times in the state. Sydney Skarich also placed first in the 100 meter hurdles, and Grace Graham won the high jump with a jump of 5’2. Jorie Hanenburg won the shot put in her first meet of the season by ½ an inch. The shuttle hurdle and 4x200 meter relay teams both finished first for the night.
On Saturday, the boy's track team traveled to Assumption’s new facility to compete in a meet against numerous teams. The Lancers had outstanding performances on the day and were able to win the meet as a team for the first time this season. Notable individual wins came from Sam Skarich in the high jump and Logan Soedt in the 1600-meter run. The 4x100 and 4x200 relay teams also secured first-place finishes to help propel the team to win the meet.
The Boys traveled to Cedar Rapids Prairie for a big night of track. Within a stacked field of teams, the Lancers were able to finish in 4th place as a team. Consistency was key as there were many top-five finishes in numerous relays and individual events for the Lancers. The field events shined for the Lancers as Dylan Parrot tied for first in the shot put, and Sam Skarich also tied for first in the high jump.
Zach McMillian threw a discus PR of 176 feet to help him hit the Drake Relays Blue Standard as he finished second in the event.
The girl’s tennis team participated in a meet hosted by Assumption, but the meet was played at the Lancer’s home courts. They finished in 6th place as a team while Bella Serrano finished in 6th place individually, and Megan Reese and Olive Khoury finished 9th in duos.
On Monday, the team hosted Pleasant Valley in a dual. The Spartans gave the Lady Lancers a hard time in the matches and led to North Scott falling to PV 9-0.
On Tuesday, the girls' tennis team hosted a dual against Davenport Central. With solid performances in the matchups, the Lancers defeated the Blue Devils 7-2.
On Monday, the boys' tennis team faced off against Pleasant Valley in a dual. The talented Spartan squad gave the Lancers trouble in the matchups, and the Lancers fell 9-0.
On Monday, the golf team traveled to Clinton for the Clinton Triangular. The Pleasant Valley Spartans put up some great performances on the course that was hard for the Lancers to match up. The Lancers finished in second place with a team score of 204.