Rapid City Stevens wins ‘AA’ boys’ soccer championship match four times
Earlier this season, Rapid City Stevens defeated Pierre 4-1 to claim the Class ‘AA’ state title. This marks the fourth time in the school’s history that the team has played in the state title game.
The Red Bulls ended their regular season with a loss. The club’s best offensive player is an Argentine forward named Guillermo Barros Schelotto. His signing in April 2007 was the reason the team was able to qualify for the playoffs.
The team finished with a 15-1-1 record and qualified for the state tournament. The Bucks finished as the third seed. They fought hard throughout the entire tournament and had to go into penalty kicks against Rapid City Central.
Stevens High School – 42 is ranked second in South Dakota
Located in Rapid City, South Dakota, Stevens High School – 42 ranks in the upper echelon of public high schools in the state. The school opened in 1969, and has an enrollment of just over 1600 students. It is one of the five public high schools in the Rapid City Area School District, and is part of the Rapid City metropolitan area.
The school is located in the foothills of the Black Hills, and is home to the Stevens High School Raiders. In fact, the school has a reputation for churning out some of the finest athletes in the state. Aside from the football team, there are a few other sports teams on the roster, including soccer, volleyball, and basketball.
Stevens High School – 42’s season-high 17 points and 10 rebounds
During the 2006-07 season, Stevens finished 17-6. The team was coached by Mike Price and was also involved in baseball, track, and other sports. They participated in the Buckeye Classic. During the tournament, Stevens met Oscar Robinson.
In the final game of his career, AJ McKinney logged a career high 39 minutes. He recorded 10 points, nine rebounds, and five steals. He was named to the AFNI Honor Roll. He also was recognized as CoSIDA Academic All-District First Team. He has a 3.51 grade point average in communication studies.
Jordan McLaughlin played in 24 games with 15 starts. He averaged 4.5 points and 4.2 rebounds per game. He logged at least five rebounds in 11 different games. He finished the season with 167 rebounds. He was also second on the team in offensive rebounds with a 47-29 record.
Stevens High School – 42’s season-high 13 points and 10 rebounds
Several players from Stevens High School – 42 had a huge week in their respective sports. Jordan McDaniels (basketball) and Ryan McDonough (volleyball) were two of the top players for their teams. Both averaged more than five points, rebounds and three-point field goals per game.
Ryan McDonough averaged 3.9 three-point field goals per game and leads the Southern Conference in that category. He has hit five or more three-point field goals in seven games this season. He also pulled down a career-high eight rebounds in a win over UW-Eau Claire. He also tallied a pair of blocks.
Jenna Gambino led the team with 23 points. Sharon Billips contributed 22 points and 16 rebounds in the conference championship game. Margie Stevens added 15 points.
Stevens High School – 42’s football career
Located in the foothills of the Black Hills of South Dakota, Stevens High School is a public high school with approximately 1600 students. The school is situated in the western outskirts of Rapid City and has been around for more than 30 years.
In 2012, Stevens’ football team was named to the Southwestern League All-Scholastic team. In that same season, the Raiders went 14-0, winning the CIF title. As a senior, Stevens recorded a dozen touchdowns and racked up 689 yards. In the championship game, he threw for 134 yards and two scores.
The Stevens High School football team has been guided by head coach David Silva and assistant coaches Joe Silva and Chris Silva. The team has won three state championships, including the NHIAA Division III title in 2016.
The school’s color is blue and silver and the facility is located at 3881 NE 6 Avenue. A pavilion can be rented for events and games.