High School/Local College Sports Roundup for Sept. 29, 2012
September 29, 2012 9:40PM
Plainfield Central 3, Romeoville 1: Mo Rashid netted a pair of goals for host Plainfield Central (9-8-1, 3-1) in the Southwest Prairie.
Lincoln-Way Central 2, Lincoln-Way North 1: C.J. Zuraitis contributed a goal and an assist for host Lincoln-Way Central (8-6-1, 1-1) in the SouthWest Suburban Red.
Lincoln-Way West 2, Bradley 1: Tony Prospero made three saves in the penalty-kick shootout for visiting Lincoln-Way West (9-5-3, 2-0). Adam Webb scored in regulation for the Warriors in the SouthWest Suburban Red.
Lincoln-Way East 2, Joliet West 0: Goals by Nick Jenig and Alan Hernandez propelled visiting Lincoln-Way East (9-2-5, 2-0) in the SouthWest Suburban Blue. Sean McGovern (5 saves) recorded his seventh shutout.
Providence 4, St. Rita 0: Pat Zeniecki and Max Picard each contributed a goal and an assist for visiting Providence (8-7-3).
Lake Forest Tournament: All-Tournament selection Elexis Coleman totaled 40 kills and 36 digs over five matches for Joliet West (9-14), which defeated Lake Forest 25-20, 15-25, 25-16 in the championship. Katie Brick added 86 assists and 34 digs for the Tigers, who won three of five contests on the day.
LaSalle-Peru Invitational: Medalist Bryant Bolden shot a 3-under-par 69 in guiding Lincoln-Way Central (296) to the Class 3A title and overall championship for the third consecutive year. Tony Kestel (74) added a ninth-place finish for the Knights, who topped runner-up Naperville Central by one stroke at Senica’s Oak Ridge in LaSalle. Joliet Catholic (317) won the 2A crown by one stroke over Ottawa. Brandon Newsome (75) finished third in pacing the Hilltoppers.
Lemont Invitational: Lincoln-Way East (322) won top honors in the 12-team field at Ruffled Feathers. Lemont (342) was fourth and Providence (347) fifth. Nazareth’s Bob Lively (76) was the medalist, finishing one stroke ahead of Plainfield Central’s Mitch Young. The next three spots were held by Lincoln-Way East teammates Tyler Kelly (78), Matt Stoner (79) and Jake White (81).
Rosary Invitational: Lemont (362) finished third behind Naperville North (354) and Glenbard West (356) in the 16-team meet. The Indians were led by Bridget Lynn (82), who was fourth at Fox Valley Golf Club in North Aurora. Maddy Troha (91) paced Joliet Catholic (380), which finished seventh.
Boys Cross Country
Loyola Invitational: Joey Santillo (16 minutes, 5 seconds) was fifth in leading Minooka (164) to a sixth-place showing in the 32-team meet at Montrose Beach. Also starring for the Indians were Cam Knudsen (16:14) and Alex Pierce (16:32), who finished 11th and 20th, respectively.
Girls Cross Country
Loyola Invitational: Minooka (78) won top honors in the 34-team meet. Theresa Connelly (19:12) sparked the Indians by placing fifth, while teammate Caleigh Beverly (19:38) came in 14th. Claire Cagen (19:40) was 16th in pacing Lemont (236), which came in eighth.
Peoria Central Invitational: Plainfield North (473) was 16th out of 43 teams. The Tigers were paced by Rachael Lau (18:41), who came in 33rd.
Wheaton North Flight Invitational: Lockport (118) was 18th in the 31-team field. The Porters were led by Bianca Wiemeyer (18:16.4), who was ninth in Flight 3. Lincoln-Way Central (153) came in 23rd and Lincoln-Way East (157) was 24th.
Lockport Invitational: Hana Khatib and Haley Tisoncek (No. 3 doubles) won three of four matches as Lockport finished second to Edwardsville in the weekend tournament. Brit Kupiec added three wins in both singles and doubles for the Porters, who went 3-1 in duals.
Lincoln-Way Central quadrangular: Mariah Sakellaris won twice at No. 2 singles for Lincoln-Way Central, which defeated Thornwood co-op 5-0 and Tinley Park 4-1. The Knights also lost 4-1 to Marist.
Men’s Cross Country
Greater Louisville Classic: Andrew McClain (24:30.35) finished 32nd in the 8-kilometer race as Lewis (505) came in 17th out of 31 teams in the Gold Division. St. Francis (434) was 16th thanks to Phil Rizzo (24:35.16), who was 39th.
Women’s Cross Country
Greater Louisville Classic: St. Hilary Halford (18:24.59) was 23rd in the 5-kilometer contest as St. Francis (569) finished 20th out of 43 teams in the Blue Division. Lewis (778) was 30th as Monica Hahn (19:14.55) came in 97th.
St. Francis 1, St. Xavier 0: Liceth Robles’ goal propelled host St. Francis (7-3, 1-2) in the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference.
Contributing: Josh Krockey