High School/Local College Sports Roundup for March 16, 2013
March 16, 2013 8:26PM
Updated: April 18, 2013 6:49AM
Windy City Ram Classic
Lincoln-Way West 2, Willowbrook 1 (SO): Kayla Lojas made four saves as Lincoln-Way West (3-1) captured third place by virtue of a 2-0 edge in the penalty-kick shootout at Reavis. Emily Wyskiel scored in regulation for the Warriors, who also benefitted from shootout goals from Kara Winans and Lea Gindville. In the fifth-place match, Romeoville lost to Thornton Fractional United 5-1.
Hersey Invitational: Team point totals were not provided for the meet in which Lincoln-Way East finished fourth. The Griffins were led by Caitlin Duffner and Bri Michaels (No. 1 doubles), who came in third.
Boys Water Polo
Hinsdale South quadrangular: Jake Elias finished with nine goals as Lockport beat Andrew 14-3, Hinsdale South 19-6 and St. Charles East 11-5 to win the title. John Goetz aided the cause for the Porters by making 41 saves
Boys Indoor Track & Field
Armer Invitational: Joel Swanberg, of Lincoln-Way Central, won the 60-meter high hurdles in 8.434 seconds. The Knights totaled 43 points in placing fourth out of 29 teams at the University of Illinois.
Coed Indoor Track & Field
Reed-Custer Invitational: Team scores were not made available for the meet. In the boys competition, Reed-Custer’s B.J. Bailey was first in the 200-meter dash (23.96) and teammate Nate Costello won the 800-meter run (2 minutes, 8.64 seconds). Dwight prevailed in the 2-mile relay (9:18.57) and also produced the winner of the 2-mile run in Lane Hoffman (10:34.84). On the girls side, Reed-Custer’s Morgan Zacharias won the pole vault (11 feet, 9 inches).
Girls Indoor Track & Field
Armer Invitational: Alexis Hyshaw won the 60-meter dash (7.65) and 200 dash (25.17) in guiding Lincoln-Way East (81.50) to top honors in the 37-team field at the University of Illinois. The Griffins also prevailed in the mile relay (4:03.45) and 2-mile relay (10:01.07).
Plainfield North Invitational: Plainfield Central’s Jenna Moody was among the individual standouts thanks to her victories in the 55 dash (7.22) and 400 (58.46). The top local team was Plainfield North (92 points), which finished second behind Oswego (97) among the eight competing squads. Winners for the Tigers included Jazzmyne Tabb in the 200 (26.49) and Anna Laudzio in the long jump (17 feet). Third-place Minooka (87) was tops in the mile relay (4:11.54) and 2-mile relay (9:49.48) in addition to producing the winner of the 800 in Moira McAsey (2:29.63).
St. Francis 3, Olivet Nazarene 2: Joe Ruge scored on a wild pitch in the bottom of the ninth to lift St. Francis (11-10) in its Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference opener. Brandon Mendoza added two RBI for the Saints, including a game-tying sacrifice fly in the seventh. Adam Panayotovich (2-1) struck out 10 in hurling a complete game for St. Francis.
Missouri-St. Louis 3-0, Lewis 2-1: Matt Frahm (2-0) tossed a two-hitter and Drew Buddle stroked an RBI single to pace visiting Lewis (7-3, 1-1) in the second game of Great Lakes Valley doubleheader. Ben Albano and Mike Barajas posted RBI for the Flyers in Game 1.
Lewis 8-2, Quincy 1-1: Jayme Hefler scored on a wild pitch in the bottom of the eighth to give Lewis (5-3, 2-0) a sweep of the Great Lakes Valley doubleheader in Springfield. Alexis Munaco’s two-out RBI single in the seventh sent the game into extra innings. Ali Brems yielded three hits and no earned run in tossing a complete game for the Flyers. Kelly Bowler (3-2) went the route for Lewis in the nightcap, allowing no earned runs while striking out nine. Hefler paced the offense by going 3-for-3 with three runs.
Jefferson (Mo.) 16-12, Joliet Junior College 1-0: Stephanie Stanton hit a home run in the opener for visiting Joliet Junior College (0-4).
Contributing: Josh Krockey