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Brentwood fall sports: It’s only the beginning

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Freshman Will Spencer defends the ball in their game against Afton.

Brentwood fall sports are officially underway, so grab a friend, grab a ride, and make your way to these locations to cheer on our student-athletes!

But first, let’s take a quick look at what happened this past week.

This past Tuesday, September 5th, our varsity girl’s volleyball team played Valley Park, and they absolutely crushed. Winning all three sets, the girls are already laying the foundation for an amazing season. On Wednesday, varsity volleyball played Affton, unfortunately losing by a mere 2-3. As of now, the team has a 3-2-3 record with many more games to come!

If you haven’t had a chance to see the volleyball team play yet, this weekend is a perfect opportunity. The JV and varsity teams play tonight at Crossroads (500 De Baliviere Ave, Saint Louis Missouri 63112) at 4 and 5 p.m.They also play Whitfield on Saturday at 12:30 at home as part of a tournament. This will be the team’s second tournament of the season.

Libero Ashlyn Wildgruby (9) dives to receive a ball while teammates Maleah Ausar (9) Geniyah Johnson (9) get into position to send it back over. (Ell Forney)

Like the volleyball team, the boy’s soccer team also played Affton this past Wednesday. Unfortunately, the varsity team lost 8-2, but the JV team was able to hold the Cougars to a tie.

Juniors Phoenix Torno and Jackson Curd are pictured at Wednesday’s varsity soccer game against Affton. (Preston Hollingsworth)

Tonight, September 8th, varsity soccer plays Bayless at  5 p.m. at Brentwood.

Also tonight, our merged varsity football team plays the Jennings’ Warriors at 6 PM. The field can be found at 8850 Cozens Ave St. Louis, MO 63136-3998.

Senior Miller Chantharasy sprints the finish at last week’s Parkway Central Invitational, passing several runners right at the end. (Julie Cohen)

Lastly, Brentwood’s cross country team is racing tomorrow at Forest Park Cross Country Festival. The race starts near Lindell Field. Brentwood runners are racing at 9:10 a.m., 9:40 a.m., and 11:05 a.m.

Make sure you check out the Brentwood Athletics and Activities calendar for any more upcoming games! Go Eagles!

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Emelda Forney
Emelda Forney, Editor in Chief
Emelda Forney is a senior at Brentwood High School. She loves to be outside, write, and hang out with her friends. She plays varsity soccer and is involved in STUCO and NHS. Emelda is the Editor in Chief of the Nest, and this is her fourth year on the journalism staff.    
Ell Forney
Ell Forney, Staff reporter
Ell Forney is a freshman at Brentwood High School. She enjoys art, listening to music, sports, horror, and playing the bass. She's new to Journalism and new to Brentwood.
Preston Hollingsworth
Preston Hollingsworth, Staff Reporter
Preston Hollingsworth is a senior at Brentwood High School. He enjoys listening to music, playing guitar, and video games. He is new to journalism, so please be nice.

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