This Week in Manual Athletics: Feb. 26 – Mar. 3


Jordan McClendon (21,12) taking the ball down court. Photo by Cicada Hoyt

Katelyn Bale

Boys’ Basketball

After falling short 66-56 to Central in the 25th District Tournament Championships, the boys’ basketball team will play St. Xavier on Tuesday for the first round of the 7th Region Tournament. Tip-off will be at 7 p.m. at St. Xavier.

Girls’ Basketball

Following their big win of 61-35 against Central to win the 25th District Tournament Championships, the girls’ basketball team will face Assumption on Monday for the 7th Region Tournament. Tip-off will be at 7 p.m. at Manual.


The Dazzlers will compete in the NDA National Competition in Orlando, Florida from Thursday through Monday. Check the Dazzler’s Twitter and Instagram pages for updates.

duPont Manual Dazzlers performing during Manuals Basketball Homecoming. Photo by Cicada Hoyt

Boys’ and Girls’ Swimming

The boys’ swim team placed eighth at the KHSAA state meet with 99 points to finish of the season, and the girls’ team placed fifth with 150 points. You can read the recap here.

Swim coach JC Becker with Alan Ocheretner (12, MST), Carson Work (12, HSU), Greyson Williams (11, HSU) and Daniel Pearson (10, HSU) after placing 7th in the 400 Freestyle Relay. Photo courtesy of Lynn Pearson.


The archery team will compete in the Eastern Invitational on Friday and Saturday. The meet will be at Eastern, times are TBA check @ManualAthletics on Twitter for updates.

Callie Wright (12, VA) and other archers walk toward their quivers. Photo by Phoebe Monsour.