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Weekly Sports Update: 4/4-4/9

Weekly Sports Update: 4/4-4/9

Boys’ Water Polo

The Boys’ Water Polo team had a successful week. On Wednesday, the team defeated Saint Charles North 8-7 in an intense match. Senior Keegan Reilly scored the game-winning goal with a minute left in regulation while captain Riley Byrne ended the game with 22 saves. At the Niles Varsity tournament, the team went 2-1-1 with wins over Waubonsie and St. Rita. The team currently sits at 9-8-1, with a top 50 state ranking overall.

By Nirmal Mulaikal
Sports Editor

Girls’ Water Polo

Girls had a successful week in varsity water polo, winning 3-2 against St. Charles North and placing second at a tournament at William Fremd High School. Girls JV water polo also had a good week, winning a home tournament. Although they lost to Lincoln Way Central, a school ranked in the top 15, Girls Water Polo is optimistic about the future. “We’re really just trying to get ourselves a good sectional seeding,” senior Emily Garza said. “We play Naperville North this week, and beating them would really improve our ranking going into sectionals.”

[quote]By Prashant Shankar
Online Writer[/quote]

Girls’ Track & Field 

This past week, the Mustangs hosted the Metea Valley Mustang Invite, which included Waubonsie Valley, New Trier, and schools from Batavia, Hoffman Estates, Lake Forest, Lockport and Oswego. Notable performances include a 2nd place finish in the 800m by Nicki Cast, a 3rd place finish in the 300m 30” hurdles by Abbey Chase, a 3rd place finish by the 4x100m relay team (Jacquia Slaughter, Kaiya Hansen, Emaline Kerwin, and Maeve Riordan), a 3rd place finish by the 4x100m relay team (Jacquia Slaughter, Vanessa Castillo, Kaiya Hansen, and Abbey Chase), a 1st place finish in both the 4 kg shot put and 1 kg discus by Courtney Morgan, and a first place finish in the long jump by Kelly Reese. This coming week, the Mustangs will compete against Glenbard North at home Monday, and at the Minooka Invite on Friday.

By Qiyuan Zhou
Graphics Designer

Boys’ Track & Field

This past weekend the boys’ track team competed in the Norm Armstrong Invite at Belleville West High School. Yet another school record was broken as Alonzo Taylor Jones ran 11 seconds flat in the 100m. Also, Jordan Cagigal has completely found his stride this season, placing 6th in the 200m and 1st in the 400m, breaking school records in both events.

By Lucas Rhamy
Sports Writer

Girls’ Lacrosse

Tribe Lacrosse struggled this past week, with a record of 0-3. They lost to Palatine on Tuesday and Benet Academy on Saturday. Their loss against Wheaton United on Wednesday was a narrow one, losing the game by the slim margin of 8-7.

By Nikki Roberts
Online Writer

Girls’ Soccer

Girls’ soccer took a visit to U.S. Cellular Field last Friday to support the upcoming PepsiCo Showdown and the Metea has heart fundraiser. Last Thursday, they had a tough 0-1 loss to new  DVC opponent Naperville North. Tuesday, the team avenged its loss in last year’s sectional title game by beating Neuqua Valley 1-0 after a Jade Eriksen-Russo goal. “It felt amazing, I’ve personally never beat Neuqua before. And I think it goes to show that when we play our game, we can beat anyone,” defender Miranda Williams said.

By Drew Danko
Online Editor

Boys’ Baseball

The Mustangs dropped both games against Neuqua Valley, losing 1-11 Tuesday and 0-4 Thursday.  This week the Mustangs will take on Wildcats again, along with Naperville North and Naperville Central.

By Ashley Walker
Social Media Editor

Girls’ Badminton

Varsity defeated Hinsdale Central Monday 10-5 and won all of its double matches against the Red Devils. On Tuesday, it defeated Naperville Central 13-2. Saturday, it finished third in the Thornton tournament.

By Drew Danko
Online Editor

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Weekly Sports Update: 4/4-4/9