Weekly Sports Update: 3/5-3/11

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Kainin Blissett

Girls’ Badminton (Tyler Burleyson)

The team’s first match of the season will take place at home against Oak Lawn this Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. On Saturday, they’ll meet against Joliet Central on the varsity and junior varsity levels.

Boys’ Tennis (Tyler Burleyson)

The team has begun conditioning indoors in preparation for their competitive season. Their first match will be at St. Charles North on April 2.

Girls’ Soccer (Tyler Burleyson)

The first girls’ soccer games of the season will be played at Glenbard West this Thursday, March 15. The team has a home game on Saturday against Carl Sandburg as well.

Boys’ Track (Tyler Burleyson)

The DVC indoor meet will be hosted at North Central College this Thursday, March 16.

Baseball (Myra Bajwa)

The baseball team has started practicing, and its first game is on March 23 against West Aurora.

Softball (Myra Bajwa)

Softball had practices this week and will start their season against Joliet West on March 19.

Girls’ Track (Myra Bajwa)

Girls’ track competed against Oswego on Saturday. The team will compete at North Central College for their DVC indoor meet next Thursday.

Hockey (Myra Bajwa)

Varsity won 4-0 against Lincolnway in the quarterfinals of the Blackhawk State Cup and will advance to play Glenbard in the Final Four. JV lost 0-4 to Maine on Saturday.

Girls’ Lacrosse (Kellie Foy)

Girls’ lacrosse had practice all week and has its first game at Schaumburg on Monday night.

Boys’ Volleyball (Kellie Foy)

Boys’ volleyball had tryouts throughout this week. The volleyball unit has its first game at home against Hinsdale Central on March 20.  

Boys’ Water Polo (Kellie Foy)

Boys’ water polo played at Hinsdale South on Monday, both teams beating the Hornets. The boys participated in the Naperville Quad at Neuqua Valley on Friday and Saturday. The team lost to Neuqua in the tournament, losing 7-16. The varsity team finished the tournament with two losses, a win, and a tie. The boys play at home against Lockport on Monday, at home against Neuqua on Tuesday, and at Andrew on Thursday.  

Girls’ Water Polo (Kellie Foy)

The JV team beat Hinsdale South on Monday, winning 18-7. The varsity team also beat Hinsdale South on Monday, winning 18-6. Both levels went on to beat Lincoln-Way West at home on Wednesday. The girls traveled to Naperville North on Friday and Saturday to participate in the Naperville Quad tournament. The team was able to beat Waubonsie, winning 15-6. The girls play at Lockport on Monday, at Neuqua on Tuesday, and at home against Andrew on Thursday.

Rugby (Connor Smith)

The Chiefs Rugby Club participated in the annual NashBash tournament held in Nashville this past weekend. The tournament consisted of high school teams facing off against one another from across the country. The A and B teams won both of their games on Saturday. The tournament continued Sunday as both teams had won their final games in the morning before heading home, going unbeaten over the two days.

Special Olympics (Connor Smith)

Special Olympics held its annual swim meet on Thursday at home. The athletes competed against fellow units from Neuqua and Waubonsie Valley. Success was evident both in and out of the pool with student volunteers assisting and fellow peers taking in the action during their P.E. and lunch periods. Meanwhile, the Unified basketball team continued to practice for the IHSA State tournament, which will be held in Peoria this upcoming weekend.

Boys’ Lacrosse (Connor Smith)

The combined Metea/Waubonsie boys’ lacrosse team has been busy at work preparing for its first game of the season this week, as they will travel to Lemont High School to face the Indians. Additionally, the team has a tournament this Saturday as they will face Wheaton-Warrenville South, St. Francis and Naperville Central.