Weekly Sports Beats 4/4-4/10

Girls’ Badminton (Grace Cronin)

The girls’ competed against DeKalb on Tuesday, Waubonsie Valley on Thursday, and at the Thornton Fractional South Invite on Saturday. Their next match is against Hinsdale Central today.

Boys’ Baseball (Max Berglind)

The Mustangs fell twice last week, to Geneva last Tuesday and Plainfield North on Saturday. Their next game is not until this Saturday in Yorkville.

Boys’ Lacrosse (Max Berglind)

After two games last week against Wheaton Academy and Kaneland, the Mustangs play Schaumburg on Monday and travel to Naperville Central on Wednesday.

Girls’ Lacrosse (Grace Davidson)

The girls’ next game is against Naperville Central this Wednesday. 

Girls’ Soccer (Grace Davidson)

The team played DeKalb this past Tuesday. The girls’ crushed the Barbs 7-0. The Mustangs participated in the Pepsi Challenge this weekend. The team first faced Crystal Lake Cent and beat them 3-2 on Saturday. Then, they went up against Chatham Glenwood on Sunday. The girls’ maintained their win streak beating Glenwood 1-0. The Mustangs will play Wheaton Warrenville South tomorrow, and they will also participate in the Parkway Showcase Tournament playing Lafayette on Friday as well as Nernix Hall on Saturday. 

Girls’ Softball (Grace Cronin)

The Mustangs went up against Oswego last Monday. The team had a tough loss of 15-8. Their next game was against Lake Park ending in another loss of 17-1. The girls’ next game is against Geneva today.

Boys’ Tennis (Max Berglind)

This week, the Mustangs have home games on Monday and Wednesday against St. Charles East and Wheaton North. They head to Waubonsie to take on the Warriors on Thursday and then they travel to Lincoln-Way Central to participate in a tournament on Saturday.

Boys’ Track and Field (Grace Cronin)

The boys’ competed at the Plainfield North Quad meet last Tuesday. Their next meet was against Bellville West where the team finished fifth overall with 52 points on Saturday. Senior Jalen Johnson was able to finish first place in his three events and the team saw many personal records being made. Their next meet is against Neuqua and Waubonsie on Tuesday.

Girls’ Track and Field (Grace Davidson)

The girls’ went up against DeKalb last Wednesday. Sophomore Molly Beardsley placed second in the 200 meters and sophomore Maya Hall placed second in the 400 meters. In the 800 meters, Metea snatched all top three spots. Hall placed first, sophomore Kamea Baker placed second, and senior Hailey Finch placed third. Senior Sarah Maggio placed first and senior Keeley Behr placed third in the 1600 meters. The Mustangs placed first in the 4 x 200 relay with senior Maria Lambert, senior Kelli Upton, junior Soumya Medapati, and sophomore Kyla Harris. The team also placed first in the 4 x 400 relay with Harris, Upton, Lambert, and freshman Paula Capskaja. Sophomore Sydni Ellison-Muse placed second in the shot put, senior Diana Ramos placed first in discus, and sophomore Annastasia Murphy placed first in the high jump. Junior Kelli Blissett placed first in the triple jump. Overall it was a win for Metea 60-46. Metea hosted the Mustang Invite this past Saturday. First place wins came from Harris in the 100 meters, Maggio in the 800 meters, Behr in the 3200 meters, and Blissett was able to place second in the high jump. Overall Metea placed second with a score of 91, only bested by Oswego who scored 105. Their next meet is the 204 Tri meet which included North Central, Neuqua, and Metea tomorrow. 

Boys’ Volleyball (Max Berglind)

The Mustangs went 2-3 last week, with wins coming against Huntley on Friday and Lawrence Township on Saturday. The previous week brings the Mustangs’ record to 8-4 on the year, good for first in the DuPage Valley Conference (DVC). The leaders of the DVC travel to St. Francis to lock horns with the 4-6 Spartans. 

Boys’ Water Polo (Grace Cronin)

The boys’ competed against Neuqua Valley on Tuesday. They were able to finish the game with a win of 23-6. Their next game was against St. Charles North where they had a close match, losing 14-13 on Wednesday. The team finished off their week against Oak Park and River Forest with another tough loss of 11-6 on Thursday. They will play against Naperville North tomorrow.

Girls’ Water Polo (Grace Davidson)

The Mustangs got a big 20-8 win against Neuqua last Tuesday. They continued the winning mindset into their game against St. Charles the next day, winning 9-5. The girls’ ended their week of play with their biggest win yet, placing first at the Blue Demon Invite. The team plays Naperville North tomorrow, they play St. Charles East on Thursday, and they play Mundelein High School this Saturday.