High School/Local College Sports Roundup for Sept. 28, 2013
September 28, 2013 9:22PM
Updated: October 30, 2013 6:44AM
Rich East Invitational: Mariel Leibovitz compiled 28 assists over two matches for Lincoln-Way Central (13-4), which took third after losing to Marist 25-15, 25-23. Maria Brown added 11 kills and 11 digs for the Knights, who also lost to champion Mother McAuley 25-12, 25-21 in semifinal play. Lemont defeated Lockport 25-20, 25-11 in the fifth-place match. Kayla Pfeiffer totaled 34 assists, 27 kills and eight aces on the day for Lockport (9-7), which swept Providence 25-19, 25-22 in its opening contest.
Warrior Blast: Elizabeth Hyland garnered 30 kills on the day for Plainfield Central (10-12), which lost to Batavia 25-22, 25-17 in the third-place match of the weekend tournament. The Wildcats opened with a 25-15, 25-21 win over Metea Valley before falling to host and eventual tournament winner Waubonsie Valley 25-20, 25-9 in the semifinal round.
Reed-Custer Invitational: Taya Torkelson chalked up 22 kills and Abby Baker tacked on eight kills as Morris (12-7-1) defeated Tinley Park 25-21, 25-15 in the third-place match of the 16-team tournament. Joanna Nowicki added 23 kills for the Redskins, who went 3-1-1 in the event.
Lincoln-Way Central 1, Homewood-Flossmoor 0: Adrian Prado scored on an assist from Ethan Bennett to propel visiting Lincoln-Way Central (4-5-4) in the SouthWest Suburban crossover. J.T. Schmitt recorded the shutout.
Thornton co-op 4, Joliet West 0: Emmanuel Barjebo scored twice and Eduardo Vargas posted the shutout in leading visiting Thornton co-op (10-1) in the SouthWest Suburban crossover. Joliet West fell to 3-6-4.
Bolingbrook 3, Lincoln-Way North 1: Hugo Lopez and Frimpong Sintim were among the goal scorers for host Bolingbrook (7-7) in the SouthWest Suburban crossover.
Lincoln-Way West 3, Joliet Central 1: Ian McGrath scored twice and Kip Pavlovich once for visiting Lincoln-Way West (8-3-3) in the SouthWest Suburban crossover.
Reed-Custer 4, St. Anne 2: Kenny Lebeda netted two goals and his brother, Matt, added two assists in guiding visiting Reed-Custer (4-11).
Lemont 2, Eisenhower 1: John Bermele’s goal with nine minutes remaining in regulation boosted visiting Lemont (6-6-2, 4-2) in the South Suburban crossover. Eric Whatley also scored for the Indians.
Sterling Invitational: Medalist Mickey Brick registered a 71 in directing Providence (302) to the team crown. Geneseo (323) was second and Moline (326) third in the 15-team tournament.
Naperville North Invitational: Alyssa Newling shot a team-best 83 in leading Providence (362) to a seventh-place finish at Naperbrook in Plainfield. Annie Corso added a 90 for the Celtics in the 16-team meet won by Hinsdale Central (313).
Lincoln-Way North Invitational: Sisters Maggie and Kelly Ruane were runners-up at No. 1 singles in directing Providence (15) to fifth place in the 14-team tournament won by Fenwick (28). Hannah Davis (No. 1 singles) added a third-place showing for the Celtics.
Boys Cross Country
Flying Hawk Invitational: Lincoln-Way Central (46 points) topped Jacobs (72) for first place in the 11-team meet hosted by Bartlett. The champion Knights were led by Chris Kaminski (15 minutes, 40 seconds), who was third in the 3-mile race. His teammate, Tommy Kolacki (15:48) came in sixth.
Tinley Park Invitational: Medalist Salvador Lazaro (15:33) and ninth-place finisher Raul Rosendo (16:01) powered Joliet Central (67) to the large school championship at Midlothian Meadows. Bolingbrook (80) was second, with Lincoln-Way East (97), Joliet West (121) and Oak Lawn (130) rounding out the top five.
Charger Classic: Plainfield East’s Joseph Suarez (14:50.6) was runner-up in the 3-mile race at Aurora Central Catholic. Sergio Llanes (15:13.8) added a ninth-place finish for the Bengals (207), who were eighth out of 16 teams in the Gold Division.
Herscher Invitational: Ross McCormick (16:52.5) finished fourth on the 3-mile course in helping Seneca (129) place fourth in the 10-team event won by Beecher (44).
Girls Cross Country
Charger Classic: Plainfield East (276) was 11th in the 15-team Gold Division. The Bengals’ top runner was Taylor Cogdell (19:31.2), who finished 40th on the 3-mile course.
Herscher Invitational: Seneca (57) captured top honors in the seven-team event. Caroline Collet (20:04.5) led the Irish with a fourth-place showing, four spots ahead of teammate Sarah Cameron (20:35.8). Daly Galloway (18:35.4), Gardner-South Wilmington, was the medalist.
Tinley Park Invitational: Taylor Campos (19:03) was second and Gabby Voltarel (19:15) third in sparking Lemont (43) to a third-place finish in the 15-team small school division.
Trojan Challenge: Amanda Moran won the 100-yard backstroke (58.69 seconds) in helping Lockport (446) finished second behind host Downers Grove North (463) in the six-team meet. Moran also was part of the winning foursome in the 200 medley relay (1 minute, 56.39 seconds). Other members of the group were Carly Breitbarth, Sharlene Solis and Lauren Estes.
St. Francis 2, Calumet (Ind.) 1: Alec Ruiz’s goal in the 74th minute made host St. Francis (2-4, 1-1) a winner in the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference.
St. Francis 4, Calumet (Ind.) 0: Liceth Robles netted a hat trick for host St. Francis (7-1, 2-0) in the CCAC. Amanda Coleman made six saves in notching her third shutout.
Lewis 25-27-25, Maryville 22-25-19: Maddie Seliga had 10 kills and Leigh Barea added 13 assists to power visiting Lewis (7-4, 3-0) in the Great Lakes Valley.
Compiled by Josh Krockey