High School/Local College Sports Roundup for Sept. 7, 2013
September 7, 2013 8:36PM
Updated: October 9, 2013 7:56PM
Lincoln-Way East 25-25, Moline 20-20: Taylor Nirchi dished out 22 assists to pace host Lincoln-Way East (2-1). Sarah Dobrich added seven kills and three aces for the Griffins.
Geneva Invitational: Joliet Catholic (7-1) outlasted Geneva 20-25, 25-21, 25-15 to win the tournament for the eighth consecutive year. Mary Murphy had 49 assists, 30 digs and 23 service points over five matches for the Angels, who other standouts included Julia Shemaitis (35 service points, 29 kills, 25 digs) and Mallory Krzysciak (26 service points, 24 digs).
Willowbrook Invitational: Dakota Santore provided 12 kills and Kate Federico added 26 assists as Plainfield North (10-1) topped Glenbard North 25-23, 25-22 in the championship. Federico also posted 23 assists in the Tigers’ 25-18, 25-10 semifinal win opposite Addison Trail.
Joliet Central Invitational: Joliet Central (3-9) fell to Bradley 25-11, 25-15 in the third-place match. Hana Cromer totaled 33 assists over five matches for the Steelmen in the weekend tournament. Kelsey Frain chipped in 22 kills for Joliet Central, while Emily Eichholzer had 18 kills and 25 digs.
IMSA Tournament: Joliet Catholic (1-4-1) fell to Antioch 3-0 in the third-place match. Panagiotis Zografos scored for the Hilltoppers in their first match, a 2-1 loss to Glenbard West.
Plainfield North 2, Lockport 0: Austin Hansen and Logan Wright scored for Plainfield North (5-0-1) in the championship. Lockport fell to 3-2.
Homewood-Flossmoor Invitational: Lincoln-Way East (312) finished second, four strokes behind Sandburg, at Green Garden. The top area individual was Lockport’s Gehrig Hollatz (74), who finished third by edging Homewood-Flossmoor’s Jack Mulligan in a scorecard playoff. Lincoln-Way East’s Kelly Sterling (73) was second in the girls meet, which was won by Waubonsie Valley (329).
Lincoln-Way West quadrangular: Samantha Sayre prevailed three times at No. 2 singles in helping Lincoln-Way West beat Joliet West co-op 6-1 and Plainfield East 5-2. The Warriors lost their remaining dual to Metea Valley 5-1.
Lincoln-Way Central quadrangular: Jana Mudrock and Megan Klipstein (No. 2 doubles) won both of their matches in catapulting Lincoln-Way Central over Plainfield Central 5-0 and Tinley Park 4-1. The Knights also fell to Morris 3-2.
Boys Cross Country
Lyons Invitational: Chris Kaminski (15 minutes, 11.31 seconds) was third in the 3-mile race in guiding Lincoln-Way Central (67) to top honors in the 12-team field. Jan Peterson (15:20.75) added a sixth-place showing for the Knights.
Hornet/Red Devil Invitational: Andrew Geldean (16:11.18) finished 30th as Minooka (259) placed eighth out of 17 squads in Hinsdale. Bolingbrook (380) came in 15th behind Johnathon Cook (16:11.55), who crossed the finish line in 32nd place.
Richard Dust Invitational: Joliet West (91) was third out 19 teams at North Creek Meadow in Lansing. The Tigers’ top runner was Dan Treasure (16:14), who finished sixth.
Girls Cross Country
Richard Dust Invitational: Lincoln-Way Central (37) bested Oswego East (62) for first place in the 16-team meet at North Creek Meadow. The champion Knights were led by Taylor Martinez (19:27) and J.J. Robinson (19:41), who finished second and fifth, respectively.
Hornet/Red Devil Invitational: Ashley Tutt (18:36.53) was 13th in propelling Minooka (128) to fifth place in the 17-team meet. Caleigh Beverly (18:54.09) and Morgan Crouch (18:59.75) were 21st and 24th, respectively, for the Indians. Katelyn Hettinger (19:58.02) came in 50th to pace Bolingbrook (322), which took 11th.
Lewis 0, Findlay 0 (2 OTs): Alec Pickett recorded his eighth career shutout for host Lewis (1-0-1).
Lewis 1, Ferris State 0: Jessica Chavez’s goal in the 60th minute was the difference for host Lewis in its season debut.
Viterbo Tournament: Danielle Conrad had 59 assists and Megan Mowery added 24 kills as St. Francis (4-4) defeated Waldorf 23-25, 25-18, 18-25, 25-18, 15-9 and Judson 25-19, 25-17, 25-22. The Saints also received 41 assists from Hannah Hunnicutt and 22 kills from Laura Wills.
Contributing: Josh Krockey