It’s a busy day on the athletics calendar for the Hillcrest Academy Ravens Friday, with all spring sports teams in competition. After a rainout Thursday night at Louisa-Muscatine, the Raven track teams will try again tonight when they travel to BGM. The Hillcrest Academy boys and girls last competed at Lone Tree April 8th where the girls were led by Rya Scott with wins in the long jump, 100 and 400s. Marie Yoder was a winner in the 3000 and runner-up in the 1500. Delaney Shaw was runner-up in long jump, as was the 4×200 team of Morgyn Nafziger, Niva Helmuth, Natalie Meganathan and Shaw. Shaw was also third in the 200, Siena Stanerson was third in the 3000 and the 4×100 team of Nafziger, Helmuth, Shaw and Scott placed third. On the boys side, Owen Scott was the high jump and long jump winner. He also took third in the 100 and 200. Kale Bailey was third in the 400.

For the Hillcrest boys soccer team it’s back-to-back matches to wrap up the week as they host Cedar Valley Christian. The Ravens are a perfect 5-0 overall, 4-0 in the Southeast Iowa Superconference after a 2-1 win over Danville Thursday where Micah Gerber scored both goals, Lincoln Miller and Seth Ours each had an assist and Andrew Kauffman and Mason Helmuth combined for eight saves to secure the 300th win in the career of head coach Marcus Miller. On the year, the Ravens have outscored their opponents 19-2 in total with 85 shots, 52 on goal, 19 corner kicks, 15 assists and 26 saves with a 93% team save percentage. Individually, the Ravens are led by six goals each for Rowan Miller and Gerber, three assists each for Jesse Blossom and Mason Swartzendruber and 12 saves in goal on 12 shots faced for Kyle Neuschwander.

Cedar Valley Christian is 2-4 this year, with losses to Clayton Ridge, Vinton-Shellsburg, Mid-Prairie and Bellevue Marquette. Their wins have come over Anamosa and Monticello. The Huskies topped the Panthers on senior night Thursday 6-0 behind a monster two goal, three assist night from Sam Severson and a clean sheet with five saves for Caleb Krueger. On the year, they have outscored their opponents 12-9 on 87 shots, 48 on goal, 27 corner kicks nine assists and 42 saves in goal with an 84% team save percentage. Individually, Severson is the leader with five goals and four assists this year. Josiah Steen has 29 saves in goal. The Ravens are 6-1 all-time against the Huskies including a 3-1 win last season where Rowan Miller and Seth Ours scored and Lincoln Miller had an assist for Hillcrest and Severson had the CVC goal. Action starts tonight at 6:30p.m. at Hillcrest Academy.

The Raven boys and girls golf teams face area school Highland tonight at Blue Top Ridge at the Riverside Casino and Golf Resort. Both teams were last in action Wednesday at the Wapello Invitational. On the boys side, the Ravens were team runners-up with a 357 behind Rowan Miller’s medalist round of 75. Highland did not post a team score but were led by Colten Sypherd’s 111. The Huskies won the girls team championship with their score of 400, led by medalist runner-up Danika Kraus with a 96. The Ravens were sixth with a 585, paced by Claire Withrow’s 134. This year the Hillcrest boys have a team average of 178 per nine with a 174 low score, led by averages for Rowan Miller at 38, Liam Schrock at 40 and Seth Ours at 44. The Highland boys are shooting a team average of 228 per nine with a 225 low, led by William Dunbar’s 57. For the Highland girls it’s a 201 average per nine with a 195 low, led individually by Kraus at 48 and Adisyn Prottsman at 49. The Raven girls average 308 per nine with a 295 low, led by Withrow’s 72. Action starts tonight at 4p.m. and continues into the evening at Blue Top Ridge in Riverside.