High School/Local College Sports Roundup for Oct. 13, 2012
October 13, 2012 9:28PM
Updated: October 13, 2012 10:12PM
Rich East 20, Bloom 14: Malcolm Miller’s 25-yard touchdown run with 2 minutes, 20 seconds remaining was the difference for host Rich East (6-2, 4-0) in the Southland. Zerrel Jackson had a TD run for Bloom (5-3, 2-2).
Loyola 45, Brother Rice 0: Julius Holley had 22 carries for 90 yards and two touchdowns to spark host Loyola (7-1, 3-0) in the Catholic League Blue. Brother Rice fell to 4-4, 1-3.
Ag. Science 22, Noble Street/Johnson 8: Ag. Science (5-3, 4-2) won the Public League Inter-City 4 contest at Stagg Stadium.
Shepard 4, Marist 2: Tommy Eyer contributed a goal and an assist for visiting Shepard (11-10-1). Marist fell to 13-6-3.
Class 3A Joliet Central Regional
Lockport 3, Joliet West 1: Dan Michalik, Wojciech Iwan and Rafael Chavez netted goals for host Lockport (8-11-3) in the quarterfinal.
Class 3A Sandburg Regional
Brother Rice 2, Thornton Fractional co-op 1: Brian Cragg’s goal off a direct free kick with 10 minutes remaining propelled host Brother Rice (6-13-2) into the semifinal round.
Class 1A Manteno Regional
Manteno 2, Illinois Lutheran 1: Illinois Lutheran (15-9) came up short in the championship.
Glenbard East Tournament: Courtney Joyce dished out 15 assists and Carla Cahill added 13 digs as top-ranked Mother McAuley (25-3) lost to Benet 26-24, 25-16 in the championship match. Ryann DeJarld tacked on eight digs and four kills for the Mighty Macs, who went 4-1 in the invitational. No. 4 Providence (24-9) finished 10th after losing to Rockton Hononegah 38-36, 22-25, 25-17. Lemont (21-12) finished 15th after beating Schaumburg 25-17, 25-23. Megan Litoborski had 89 assists during the weekend to lead the Indians.
Maine West Tournament: Paige Bendell had 35 kills and 45 assists over three matches as No. 5 Sandburg (25-8) won first place by virtue of a 25-23, 25-22 decision over Libertyville. Dakota Hampton tacked on 40 kills for the Eagles. Jill Conrad’s 39 assists and 21 kills on the day guided No. 3 Stagg (27-6), which beat Evanston 27-25, 25-23 in the third-place match. No. 8 Lockport (22-9) finished sixth after losing to Lake Zurich 25-23, 20-25, 25-17. Katie Zickus had 60 assists to pace Oak Forest (16-17), which lost two of three matches, including its finale, 25-15, 25-16 against Hersey.
Lincoln-Way Central Tournament: No. 6 Lincoln-Way Central (26-7) completed an undefeated run by topping Champaign Centennial 31-29, 23-25, 25-16 in the championship. Kaitlyn Siadek provided 71 assists in three matches on the day for the Knights, who also received contributions from Amanda Dolan (20 kills, 26 blocks) and Morgan Commet (39 digs). Shannon Murphy’s 86 assists and 31 digs over three matches sparked Lincoln-Way North (22-10), which posted a 25-21, 25-27, 25-23 win over No. 7 Lincoln-Way East (23-10) in the third-place match. Ashley Pickert chipped in 42 kills for the Phoenix. Amber Clay (55 kills) led No. 9 Marian Catholic (26-7) to a 25-20, 25-14 win over Homewood-Flossmoor in the fifth-place match.
Homewood-Flossmoor Sectional: Homewood-Flossmoor (33) topped Marian Catholic (19) and T.F. South (16) to capture first place. The Vikings were led by the doubles team of Sophia Osabuohien and Timara Maxwell, who beat fellow Vikings Allison Lessner and Kaela Mack, 4-6, 6-2, 6-2 for the championship. The singles crown went to Marian’s Gaby Rosales, who scored a 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 decision over H-F’s Adesuwa Osabuohien.
Joliet West co-op Sectional: Kelsey Forkin and Kat Samardzija won the doubles final in guiding Lockport (25) to a first-place finish over runner-up Providence (20).
Boys Cross Country
South Suburban Blue Meet: Runner-up Scott Matulik (16:16.44) and third-place finisher Aaron Oldanie (16:16.85) guided Lemont (32) to first place in the five-team invitational. Bremen (64) was second, thanks to medalist Jacob Widstrom (16:05).
Southland Meet: Crete-Monee’s Bryce Stluka (17:37) won the race by 11 seconds over runner-up Dorian Simmons of Bloom. The roles were reversed in the team standings, where Bloom (28) topped host Crete-Monee (39) for first place. Rich Central and Rich East (88 each) tied for third.
Girls Cross Country
South Suburban Blue Meet: Lemont (17) produced the top four runners in sweeping past runner-up Oak Forest (73) in the six-team event. Claire Gagen (19 minutes) crossed the finish line first, followed by Jorie Dybcio (19:33), Victoria Salazar (19:36) and Amanda Ruban (19:46).
Southland Meet: Bloom’s Gina Narcisi (20:17) was the medalist, finishing six seconds faster than her closest pursuer, Crete-Monee’s Chasity Powell. Host Crete-Monee (38) won top honors in the five-team meet, with Bloom (53) coming in second.
Tinley Park Invitational: Hannah Schultz and Hannah Egan won two individual events and were part of two victorious relays in leading Tinley Park (326) to first place in the seven-team meet. Schultz won the 50-yard freestyle (24.79 seconds) and 100 butterfly (59.78), while Egan prevailed in the 200 free (2 minutes, 6.24 seconds) and 500 free (5:39.60). The two also helped the Titans win the 200 free relay (1:47.31) and 400 free relay (4:00.10). Remaining event winners included Shepard’s Shanna Tiess in the 100 free (1:00.69).
St. Xavier 1, Holy Cross (Ind.) 1: Kyle Breitenbach scored for host St. Xavier (9-4-1, 5-1-1) in the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference.
St. Xavier 4, Holy Cross (Ind.) 0: Anita Balciunas, Marissa Graves, Danielle Inzinga and Jessica DePinto netted goals for host St. Xavier (9-4-1, 5-2) in the CCAC.
Bellevue (Neb.) Classic: Colleen O’Hara and Kayla Mullaney had nine kills apiece for St. Xavier (21-8), which lost its tournament finale by a 26-24, 25-20, 25-21 decision to host Bellevue. Desiree Aramburu added 32 assists for the Cougars, who went 0-3 in the weekend event.
Contributing: Josh Krockey