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Weekly Sports Update: 3/13 – 3/17

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Boys’ Track and Field By Connor Smith
This past Friday, both the varsity and junior varsity boys’ track and field teams traveled to North Central College in Naperville for the DuPage Valley Conference meet. One individual highlight came from senior Alonzo Taylor-Jones, finishing 1st in the 55 meter dash. As a whole, varsity placed 8th overall.

Girls’ Track and Field By Connor Smith
This past Thursday, both the varsity and junior varsity girls’ track and field teams participated in the DuPage Valley Conference meet at North Central College. The girls will look to keep up their determination, with one more meet this Thursday at Glenbard North, before entering Spring Break.

Boys’ Water Polo By Sameen Ali
Boys’ water polo started the week off strong with a win against Lockport High School on both levels last Monday. Varsity beat the opposing team 7-6, and the JV team finished 14-5. The boys also competed against rival Neuqua Valley the following day. JV played tough, but lost to the Wildcats 8-13, while Varsity came on top with a close 13-12 finish. Both teams played in another four-game tournament on Saturday, with Varsity at Elk Grove and JV at Stevenson. The boys will have a home game this Tuesday, where they will take on Waubonsie Valley.

Girls’ Water Polo By Kellie Foy
The girls’ water polo team won against Andrew High School on Thursday, winning 13-6. The teams have an away game on Tuesday against rival Waubonsie Valley. They have a game on Thursday night at home against Prospect High School.

Girls’ Lacrosse By Kellie Foy
The girls’ lacrosse team lost on Saturday against Schaumburg, losing 8-11. They have a game on Wednesday at home against rival Neuqua Valley. The teams have a game on Friday at Naperville Central, and a game on Saturday afternoon at home against Eagles Co-op.

Badminton By Kellie Foy
At Oak Lawn this past Thursday, varsity won 15-0, while JV won 13-2. Sadly, the freshman team lost against Oak Lawn, losing 7-8. On Saturday, the varsity and JV team won the Joliet Central tournament at Joliet Central. For varsity, the first singles got second place, and the second singles got third place. All three of the varsity doubles teams who went to the tournament got first place. They have a game at home on Tuesday against rival Neuqua Valley. The teams have a game on Thursday at home against Naperville North, and the Hinsdale South Hornet Invite tournament on Saturday at Hinsdale South.

Baseball By Sameen Ali
Last week, boys’ baseball continued to hold practices in preparation for their first game this Friday, where they will take on Hononegah High School at home. The teams will have five more games during Spring Break as well, playing against Bartlett, Romeoville, Plainfield East, West Aurora, and Oswego East. The boys will also have a game against Neuqua the Tuesday after break.

Softball By Peter Hinds
The girls’ softball team continued to hold regular practices for their season.

Girls’ Soccer By Hailey Hagemaster
Girls’ soccer had their first game Saturday at home against Wheaton North. Varsity won 4-1 in the DVC opener, and JV started their season with a tie, tieing 1-1.

Boys’ Tennis By Liam Sweeney
Boys’ tennis had their second round of cuts for their tryouts last week. Additionally, the team will be taking their group photo this Monday.

Boys’ Volleyball By Peter Hinds
“We’ve just been practicing this week,” junior Matthew Nealon said. The team is still figuring out each member’s place on the court, along with rotations. Next week is their first game.

Lacrosse By Zainie Qureshi
The boys had a scrimmage on Saturday paired with their practices. They’re gearing up to participate in their first game this upcoming Thursday.

 

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  1. TK on March 20th, 2017 10:41 am

    Why is Special Olympics not shown on here?

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