Championships & Milestones

Boys

image_preview.jpegBaseball

Championship Play—
35 ABC League Titles
Nine District Titles
Seven Final Four Appearances
     First - 1985, 1991, 2002
     Third - 1974, 2001
     Fourth - 1990, 1997

Milestones—
1927  After first win over Country Day, Len Haertter says “Our job is to play to win.”
1929  Baseball wins school’s first ABC League Title
1942-58  Won sixteen of seventeen ABC League Titles
1974  First Final Four Appearance
1985  First State Championship

Players in the Pros—
Dave Sisler ’49
Josh Levey ’93
Torre Tyson ’94
Danny Kantrovitz ’97
A. J. Van Slyke ’02
Scott Van Slyke ’05

JBS Players as JBS Coaches—
Fred McConnell ’65
Andy Katzman ’85—Current Varsity Coach
Damon Goode ’91
David Desloge ’94
David Heltibrand ’98
Grant Gelner ’02
Will Feuerbacher '06


Basketball

Championship Play—
48 ABC League Titles
     17 @ A level
     11 @ B level
     20 @ C level
Nine District Titles in MSHSAA Varsity Competition
Three Final Four Appearances in MSHSAA Varsity Competition
     First – 1952-53
     Third – 1950-51
     Fourth – 1948-49

Milestones—
1950-51 team had a 23-game winning streak and entire starting lineup were named to the ABC League First Team (Bill McCarthy, Bill Peniston, Gordon Philpott, Don Pruett, Bob Thym)
1951-52 team defeated Puxico before 5,000 @ Washington University
1952-53 defeated Puxico in the state finals to keep Puxico from winning three state titles in a row
Bomber varsity teams, from 1990 to 1997, defeated MICDS (Country Day) in 19 consecutive games
Bomber teams, 1991 to 1996, won District Titles in five of six years
1991-92 team advanced to the quarter-finals of the MSHSAA Tournament and two of its players became college basketball Captains (Chip Walther - Mizzou, Adam Ward - Richmond)

1,000 Point Club

Grant Wallace (JBS '11)- 1,594

Chip Wacther (JBS '92)- 1,588

Scott Van Slyke (JBS '05)- 1,483

Foye Oloukun (JBS'13)- 1,352

Larry Cunningham (JBS '06)- 1,127

Matt Stone (JBS '99)- 1,004


Cross Country

Championship Play—
One ABC League Title - 2006
Six District Titles in MSHSAA Tournament
Four Final Four Finishes 
     Fourth - 2008
     Third - 2009
     Second - 1992
     State Championship - 2006

Milestones—
1969  Larry McMahon finishes second in MSHSAA Tournament
1992  Led by seniors Dan Molden, Kevin Cloud, Rob Schoening and Chris Iwane, Bombers make best appearance in State to date
2006  Derek Cheng, Jay Devineni, Justin Westfall, Austin Allison, Nick Evens finish in top 22 places at  state


image_preview-2.jpegFootball

Championship Play—
23 Varsity ABC League Titles
Ten Undefeated Teams - 1945, 1948, 1951, 1958, 1960, 1961,1965,1967,1975, 2001
15 Playoff Teams in MSHSAA
     State Champions – 1975, 1980, 1985, 1989, 1991,1992, 1995, 2001
     Second – 1976, 1988, 2010. 2011, 2012
     Third – 1986, 1990, 1996, 2013
     Fourth – 1994                
     Sectional Finish – 1981

Milestones—
First win over Country Day - 1932
Longest winning streak - 23 games from 1959 to 1962
Legendary win over Jefferson City (13-0) in 1958
Lead all St. Louis teams in number of State Championships
Numerous college football players 
AD and Coach Tom McConnell (102-33-5) selected to the Halls of Fame of the Missouri State Football Coaches Association and the St. Louis Metropolitan Football Coaches Association
AD and Coach Jim Lemen (238-123-4) selected to the Halls of Fame of the Missouri State Football Coaches Association and the St. Louis Metropolitan Football Coaches Association 
Tom McConnell and Jim Lemen coached 54 consecutive years, 1951 to 2004


Golf

Championship Play—
15 ABC League Titles
17 District Titles
12 Final Four Finishes in MSHSAA State Tournament
State Champions - 1982, 1990, 1991, 1996, 1997
     Second - 1973, 1983, 1995, 1999
     Third - 1986, 1992, 2004
     Fourth - 2000
Two Individual Champions - Peter Edison ’73, Greg Curtis ’98

Milestones—
1969 and 1970 teams win first two ABC League Titles
1979 to 1984 teams win five consecutive ABC League Titles 
1973 squad of Peter Edison, Corky Hangar, Larry Smith, Tad Carter is first team to place at state - coached by Hugh Witscher.
1982 team of Jay Williamson, Clarke Jones, Steve Schengber, Tom Friedman is first team to win state title - coached by Dennis Moore.
1990 team of Mike Brown, Mike Todorovich, Andy Rogers, Bobby Cranston win state title - coached by Dennis Moore.
1991 team of Mike Brown, Mike Todorovich, Andy Plax, Chris Brod, Chad Crystal are first repeat state champions - coached by Dennis Moore.
1996 team of Greg Curtiss, Nick Stiritz, Ace Marriott, Matt Schnuck, Bill Hauck win first state title with Ellen Port as coach.
1997 team of Greg Curtiss, Nick Stiritz, Ace Marriott, John Mackey are second repeat state champions coached by Ellen Port


image_preview-3.jpegIce Hockey

Championship Play—
Midstates Club Hockey Association Wickenheuser Cup Champions - 1996-97, 2004-05
Midstates Club Hockey Association Wickenheuser Cup Semifinalist - 2001-02

Milestones—
1971-73 - a team was fielded in the first years of the Midstates Club Hockey  Association
1982-83 - a combined club of St. Louis Country Day and Burroughs players played the Midstates Club Hockey Association teams as a non-member team
1983-84 - Team was again started a member of the Midstates Club Hockey  Association
1988-89 - finished the season 16-4-1
Six Bombers have played college ice hockey at a high level: David Bosner ’07, Brian Bowers ’05, Joe Leonard ’98, Kris Margherio ’96, and Jimmy Martin ’07 ( son of Stan '79)


image_preview-4.jpegSoccer

Championship Play—
25 ABC League Titles
Nine District Titles in MSHSAA Tournament - 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2012, 2013
Five Final Four Finishes in MSHSAA Tournament
     Third - 2007
     Second  - 2003, 2006
     State championship - 2008, 2013

Milestones—
Burroughs first outright ABC League Title was in soccer in 1929-30 - Coached by Len Haertter
Team of 1935-36 was undefeated
Teams from 1944-49 won four league titles
ABC League Soccer moved to fall in 1981; JBS teams of 1991 and 1982 won first two ABC titles held in the fall
Teams from 1992 to 1995 won four consecutive ABC League Titles
Teams from 2005 to 2008 won four consecutive District Titles 
Scott McDoniel named "Coach of the Year"  in 2006
Alan Trzecki named "Coach of the Year" in 2008
Team from 2013 went 18-1-4 and won the State Championship without allowing a goal in the entire 6-game playoff run


Swimming

Individual JBS Records
200 Medley Relay: D. Diemer, B. Riew, R. Beckles, K. Steinhouse- 1:37.29, 2012
200 Free:  J. Walcott- 1:51.31, 2001
200 IM:  S. Oh- 1:58.54, 2013
50 Free:  K. Steinhouse- 21.00, 2013
Diving:  Jeff Barton, 235.40, 2000
100 Butterfly:  S. Oh- 53.13, 2013
100 Free:  K. Steinhouse- 46.86, 2013
500 Free:  Kyle Dull, 5:09.45, 2005
200 Free Relay: D. Diemer, V. Kouvelis, T. Waterman, K. Steinhouse- 1:26.07, 2013
100 Back:  K. Steinhouse- 55.90, 2013
100 Breast:  B. Riew- 1:00.67, 2012
400 Free Relay:  D. Diemer, S. Oh, T. Waterman, K. Steinhouse- 3:10.14, 2013


image_preview-5.jpegTennis

Championship Play—
15 ABC League Titles
12 District Championships
10 Final Four Appearances
     First – 1999, 2004
     Second – 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2007
     Third – 1997, 2001
Five Singles Champions: 
     Earl Bucholtz 1955, 1956
     Michael Laycob 1999
     Taku Noguchi 2000
     Charlie Howard 2003

Three Doubles Champions:
     Teddy Felker/Todd Saligman 2001
     Teddy Felker/Charlie Howard 2002
     Teddy Felker/Teddy White 2004
    

Milestones—
Butch Bucholtz ’59 was nationally ranked and future professional player.
Perry Bascom ’54 and Leigh Strassner ’53 ranked fourth in nation in doubles
Bombers won ABC League title three consecutive years, 1942-44 and 1965-67
Bombers won ten consecutive District Titles, 1996 to 2005
August Felker ‘99 and Michael Laycob ’99 reached Final Four in four varsity years
Teddy Felker ’04 and Charlie Howard ’04 reached Final Four in four varsity years


Track

Championship Play/Records—
Six ABC League Titles
14 Final Four Finishes
     Fourth - 1951, 1954, 1988
     Third - 1967, 1968, 1976, 1984, 1987
     Second - 1946, 1966, 1985, 2001, 2002
     State Championship - 1952
30 Individual Champions in MSHSAA Tournament
     Bill Scott - 880 Run - 1945, Mile Run - 1945, 440 Race - 1946
     Bill Agnew - 100 Dash - 1950, 1952, 220 Dash - 1950, 1952
     Douglas Reiner - 180 Hurdles - 1959
     Jack Biggs - 440 Dash - 1962
     Jim Moog - 180 Hurdles - 1966
     Scott Schnuck - 180 Hurdles - 1967, 120 Hurdles - 1967
     Larry McMahon - Mile Run - 1969
     Peter Kerth - 440 Run - 1972
     Evan Wykes - Mile Run - 1976
     Jay Hershey - Triple Jump - 1977
     Phillip Nelson - 100 Dash - 1979
     Phillip Tombaugh - Shot - 1982
     Brian Small - 100 Dash - 1984, 1985, 200 Dash - 1984,1985
     Chris Riley - 200 Dash - 1987
     Richard Hamilton – Shot - 1988, Discus - 1988
     Daron Greene - 200 Dash - 1997
     Adam Sherman - 100 Dash - 1999
     Adrian McDaniel - 100 Dash - 2001, 2002, 200 Dash - 2002
13 Relay Team Champions in MSHSAA Tournament
     880  Medley Relay - 1946, 1975
     4 x 440 Relay - 1975
     4 x 220 Relay - 1951, 1961, 1966, 1967, 1971
     4 x 200 Relay - 1985, 2002
     4 x 100 Relay - 1985, 1986, 1999, 2002

Milestones—
Bill Scott never lost a race (1945, 1946)
Bill Agnew wins five gold medals (1950-1952)
Burroughs builds first all-weather track in St. Louis in 1965
Brian Small wins 100 and 200 two years in a row and wins six gold medals 
Adrian McDaniels wins six gold medals and is 2002 Metro Track Performer of the Year 
Skippy Keefer Track is dedicated in 2006


image_preview-6.jpegWrestling

Championship Play—
Four consecutive ABC League Titles - 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
Individual wrestlers have received 24 Medals at the MSHSAA Tournament
First 
          Carl Burst at 95 - 1960
          Carl Burst at 103 - 1961
          Jack Mosinger at 105 - 1971
          Mitch Stromsdorfer at 152 - 2006
          Mitch Stromsdorfer at 171 - 2008
          Cory Lester at 112 - 2010

Second 
          Mitch Stromsdorfer at 160 - 2007
          Cory Lester at 119 - 2011
          Adam Datema at HWT - 2011
          Christian Bledsoe at 182 - 2013

Third 
          Ron Riley at 154 - 1961
          Kim DeRiel at HWT - 1963
          Ryan Lurie at 140 - 1991
          Cory Lester at 103 - 2009
          Adam Datema at 215 - 2010

Fourth 
          Kim DeRiel at HWT - 1963

Fifth 
          Matt Kayes at 105 - 1976
          Winston Boldt at 189 - 2011   

Sixth 
          Matt Kayes at 112 - 1977
          Scott Cummins at 105 - 1978
          Eric Mosinger at 103 - 2002
          Alex McDonnell at 160 - 2003
          Matt McDonald at 130 - 2009
          Adam Datema at 215 - 2009
          Kyle Feldmann at 145 - 2010


Girls 

Basketball

Championship Play—
Eight MWAA League Titles
Six District Titles in MSHSAA Competition
Four Final Four Finishes in MSHSAA Competition
     Second in 2A - 2000
     Second in 3A - 2003
     Fourth in 2A - 1998, 1999

Milestones—
Jane Ellen Kuenzel turns basketball program around
1983-84 team was 13-1 at mid-season
1989-90 team wins first MWAA title
Seven consecutive league titles, 992-93 to 1998-99
1993-94 team finished regular season 24-0
Amy Argetsinger ’01 plays four years at DePauw
Krista Small ’98 plays four years at Missouri Western

1,000 Point Club

Amy Argetsinger (JBS '01)- 2,208

Krista Small (JBS '98)- 1,574

Catherine Daake (JBS' 03)- 1,100

Steph Kelly (JBS '14)- 1,041


Cross Country

Championship Play—
Eight District Titles in MSHSAA Competition
Three Final Four Finishes in MSHSAA Competition
     Fourth - 1996
     Third - 1992, 1997
One Individual Championship in MSHSAA Competition
     Ryan Thomas - 1993

Milestones—
From 2002 to 2006 Girls captured five consecutive District Titles
Ryan Thomas finished third in 1992 and first in 1993 in the MSHSAA Tournament


image_preview-7.jpegField Hockey

Championship Play—
Eight MWAA League Titles
Ten Midwest Field Hockey Tournament Championships
     1978, 1983, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2010

Milestones—
1943  “Hockey at Burroughs is the best liked and most outstanding of girl’s sports.”
1957  Team was undefeated and the yearbook exclaimed “WE DID IT” after defeating Villa for the first time in fifteen years
1983  The Bombers had a perfect 20-0 season led by Captains Ellen Bakken and Robin Lonsbury
1990 to 1992  Teams win three consecutive titles 
Meridith Thorpe, Carrie Goodloe Chapman, Ryan Woolsey, Jessica Trotter, Tricia Clark play college athletics
Coach Skippy Keefer, Beth Kinsella are recognized with numerous coaching awards
Meridith Thorpe coaches at Ohio State, University of Virginia, and the University of Iowa


Girls Lacrosse

Championship Play—
Three time State Champions:  2009, 2011, 2012

Milestones—
Introduced in the early 40s in physical education
Re-introduced in 1994-95 with five-game season - Margaret Clark as coach
Peter Tasker named Coach of the Year in 2007
Becomes a MSHSAA sport in 2008 - Bombers finish 11-5 regular season
Bombers win MSLA Championship in season of 2009


image_preview-9.jpegSoccer

Championship Play—
Four MWAA League Titles - 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
Six District Titles in MSHSAA Competition - 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
Two Final Four Finishes in MSHSAA Competition
     Third - 2001
     State Championship - 2003

Milestones—
1994 finished 15-4-1
Six consecutive District Titles (2001 – 2006)
Jamie Greenwald ’04 goes to Harvard to play college soccer
Maggie Kistner ’08 plays in National Development Program and goes to the University of Virginia on a soccer scholarship
Charlotte Martin ’12 plays in National Development Program in soccer and is major   player in girls' lacrosse title team (2009)


Swimming

Individual JBS Records
200 Medley Relay:  M. Wessell, A. Cao, M. Rinder, B. Carlson- 1:55.40, 2013
200 Free:  M. Wessell- 1:58.04, 2013
200 IM: M. Wessell- 2:05.93, 2013
50 Free:  M. Wessell- 24.52, 2013
Diving:  Melissa Graviss, 258.10, 1988
100 Butterfly:  M. Wessell- 58.99, 2013
100 Free:  M. Wessell- 52.00, 2013
500 Free:  M. Wessell- 5:13.95, 2013
200 Free Relay:  M. Wessell, J. Ryan, M. Rinder, B. Carlson- 1:41.44, 2013
100 Back:  M. Wessell- 59.28, 2013
100 Breast:  M. Qualy- 1:05.60, 2012
400 Free Relay:  B. Carlson, M. Camenzind, M. Rinder, M. Wessell- 3:49.57, 2013


image_preview-10.jpegTennis

Championship Play—
Three MWAA League Championships
16 District Championships
15 Final Four Finishes
     First - 1988, 1989, 1991, 1994, 1999
     Second - 1986, 2004, 2007, 2008
     Third - 1990l 1998, 2003, 2005, 2006
Ten Singles Champions
     Blair Strassner - 1989
     Siri Eklind - 1991
     Annie Truetzel - 2001
     Susie Sullivan - 2003, 2004, 2005
     Alex Lehman - 2006, 2007, 2008
     Sydney Lehman - 2009, 2010, 2011
Three Doubles Champions
     Sarah Melson, Megan Kopman - 1986, 1988
     Becky Irwin, Siri Eklind - 1990

Milestones—
Carol Hanks ’61 is a nationally ranked player
Coach Ian Frederick coaches players to three State Titles
Coach Toby Clarke coaches players to three State Titles
Burroughs players win eight consecutive state singles titles from 2004-2011


Track

Championship Play/Records—
One MWAA Championship - 1988
Five Final Four Finishes in MSHSAA Competition
     Fourth - 1984, 1985, 2002
     Third - 1978, 1980
Seven Individual Champions
     Lauren Woods - 880 Race - 1977
    Holly Perry - 440 Race - 1978
     Cari Jacobsen - 400 Race - 1982
     Ryan Thomas - 1600 Race - 1993
     Ryan Woolsey - 800 Race - 1999, 2000, 2001
Nine Relay Champions
     4 x 800 Relay - 1980, 1981, 2001, 2002
     4 x 400 Relay - 1984, 1985, 2001
     4 x 200 Relay - 1984
     4 x 100 Relay - 1984 

Milestones—
Burroughs builds first all-weather track in St. Louis in 1965
Ryan Woolsey wins five gold medals in MSHSAA 1999-2001
Skippy Keefer Track dedicated 2006


Volleyball

Championship Play—
MWAA League Titles - 1992, 2001
MSHSAA District Title - 2000

Milestones—
The Team of 2002 finished the season at 26-3
Amy Argetsinger, a college basketball player, and Heather Blake were the players of note