Weekly Sports Update: 5/1 – 5/5

Zainie Qureshi

Boy’s Baseball by Sameen Ali
Last week, Boys’ Baseball had games against Neuqua Valley, Lake Park, and Wheaton Warrenville South. On Wednesday, the boys played the Wildcats, where the sophomore team won 1-0. Thursday was the rescheduled game against Lake Park, where varsity won 3-2 and the Freshman A team beat the Lancers 3-0. On Friday, the teams started playing in a series with Wheaton Warrenville South. In Game 1 on Friday, the sophomore team came on top 11-10, Freshman A won 9-8, and Freshman B won 16-10. The second game of the series took place on Saturday, and the series will finish on Monday. The boys will also have games against Lake Park, Glenbard North, and Rockford Harlem this week.

Boys’ Water Polo by Sameen Ali
Last week was the end of the regular season for Boys’ Water Polo. The boys competed against Riverside Brookfield on Thursday where there were wins on both the JV and Varsity level, and also participated in the Mustang Varsity tournament over the weekend. The team finished the season 20-9-1, and will be will be competing in sectionals later this week.

Boy’s Tennis by Liam Sweeney
Boy’s Tennis had another round of victories throughout last week. Junior Varsity obtained victories over Glenbard North, Plainfield Central, and Reavis on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday respectively, while Varsity defeated Glenbard North and Plainfield Central on Tuesday and Wednesday. The Varsity team also participated in the Naper Valley Invite that weekend.

Girl’s Softball by Kellie Foy
JV had a game against Neuqua and lost while Varsity beat Neuqua in their match. JV and varsity both beat Naperville north last week and JV won their match 24-2!  JV team lost to naperville central 17-15 but Varsity ending up winning against Central.

Girl’s Water Polo by Kellie Foy
The girls water polo team had Senior night on Thursday at home against Riverside Brookfield. The varsity team won against Riverside Brookfield, winning 17-7. The girls water polo unit has Sectionals on Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday at Neuqua Valley.
Girl’s Lacrosse by Kellie Foy
On Tuesday, the girls lacrosse team won against Lincoln Way, winning 11-7. This past Friday, the team lost against Marian Catholic, losing 5-7. The girls also beat Benet on Saturday, winning 10-9. This upcoming Tuesday, the team play at Downers Grove North. The team has its last game of the season at Hoffman Estates on Wednesday.
Girl’s Badminton by Kellie Foy
This past week, the girls badminton team placed second at Sectionals. The team is sending five people to the IHSA State tournament on Friday and Saturday at Eastern Illinois University.

Boys’ track by Connor Smith
This past Friday, both the varsity and junior varsity boys’ track and field teams participated in the “Pete Reiff Invite” at Hoffman Estates High School. Both teams placed third out of eight schools in their respective team rankings at the end of the meet. The teams will continue to hold practices this Monday through Wednesday in preparation for the DuPage Valley Conference Meet, which will be held this Thursday at Wheaton-Warrenville South High School.  

Girls’ track by Connor Smith
Both the varsity and junior varsity girls’ track and field teams participated in the annual DuPage Valley Conference Meet, which was held this past Thursday at Wheaton-Warrenville South High School. One individual highlight came from senior Courtney Morgan, who won the shot put with a throw of 44 feet. This Thursday, select members from both teams will travel to Streamwood High School for the IHSA sectionals.