After a two-week stoppage of play for health concerns, Menaul School Athletics is back next week!  We have the full rundown of the happenings from this past week, as well as what’s upcoming in this week’s On the Prowl (Panther Athletics – Week 7)!

Four Panther football players named to All-State team

Four players from the Panther football squad were named to the New Mexico 80man Football All-State list this past week.

Sophomore James A. was named to the 8-Man All-State Offensive first team for his play at offensive lineman for Menaul, which finished the season 1-3.

Senior Miguel R. snagged a pair of honors. Miguel was named to All-State Defensive second team for his play at outside linebacker and was honorable mention on offense as a receiver.

Sophomore Garret L. made the All-State Defensive team as a defensive end, while junior Ashton T. made the honorable mention list as a defensive secondary player.

Congrats to Miguel, James, Garret and Ashton! Panther Nation is proud of you!

Menaul Upper School boys and girls back on the court

The Panther boys basketball team and Panther girls basketball team return from a two-week hiatus with a flurry of activity next week. Both teams were forced into a hiatus due to COVID protocols the last two weeks.

As a result, Menaul athletic director Gary Boatman was forced to try and reschedule as many games as possible before May 1, when the current shortened regular season is due to end. So both squads will play five games in six days. Currently, the Panther boys are 1-1 while the Panther girls are 0-3. Neither team had played a district game before the hiatus. All five games next week will be District 2-2A matchups.

Next week:

  • Monday, April 26: Hosting Tierra Encantada (Boys 0-3 overall, 0-3 district; Girls 1-3, 0-3 district). Girls tip-off at 5 pm; Boys tip at 6:30 pm. Streaming link: Panther Basketball YouTube channel, link TBA, (Always check the Menaul School main Facebook page or the Menaul Athletics Facebook page for up-to-date information on streams).
  • Tuesday, April 27: Host Estancia (Boys 4-1, 3-0; Girls 2-3, 2-1). Girls tip-off at 5 pm, boys at 6:30 pm. Streaming link: Panther Basketball YouTube channel, link TBA.
  • Wednesday, April 28: Away at ATC in Santa Fe (Boys 2-5, 1-2; Girls 8-0. 3-0). Girls tip-off at 5 pm, boys at 6:30 pm. Streaming link: TBA.
  • Thursday, April 29: Away at Monte del Sol in Santa Fe (Boys 4-2, 2-1; Girls 1-5, 1-2). Girls tip-off at 3:30 pm, boys at 5 pm. Streaming link: TBA.
  • Saturday, May 1: Away at Tierra Encantada (Boys 0-3 overall, 0-3 district; Girls 1-3, 0-3 district). Girls tip-off at 12 pm; Boys tip at 1:30 pm. Streaming link: TBA.

Good luck next week, Panther boys and girls!

Middle School squads restart seasons

The recent shutdown also included Menaul Middle School teams. The mid-school basketball team was 0-2 in APIAL Division A after two games, with a close 35-33 loss to Hope Christian and a 44-25 loss to Our Lady of the Annunciation, while the mid-school volleyball squad was 1-0 in Division B with a 2-0 win over the APIAL co-op team.

Next up:

Middle School Volleyball

  • Monday, April 26: Away at Sandia Prep 2. Match begins at 5:15 pm.
  • Tuesday, April 27: Away vs. San Felipe at Queen of Heaven School. Match starts at 4 pm.
  • Monday, May 3: Away at St. Mary’s School of Belen. Match starts at 5:45 pm.

Middle School Basketball

  • Wednesday, April 28: A team away at St. Mary’s School of Belen. Game starts at 7 pm.
  • Thursday, April 29: At home – A team hosts Holy Ghost School at 5:15 pm. B team hosts St. Thomas School at 4 pm.
  • Friday, April 30: Away at St. Mary’s Catholic School (Albuquerque) – A team plays at 6:30 pm. B team plays at 5:15 pm.

Thank you for reading On the Prowl Week 7! See you next week!

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