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High School/Local College Sports Roundup for March 15, 2014

Updated: April 17, 2014 6:40AM



Boys Water Polo

Palatine Invitational: Broc Thompson had seven goals to lead Homewood-Flossmoor, which beat Latin 18-8 before falling to Curie 11-6 and New Trier 11-5. The Vikings finished the two-day tournament with a 1-3 record.

Stagg Invitational: Nick Amendola’s five goals propelled Stagg to a 12-5 victory over Bradley in the fifth-place match. Dan Sliazas netted five goals to lead St. Rita past Hinsdale Central 11-10 in the contest for seventh place. Earlier, Oak Park-River Forest topped Stagg 9-4 and St. Charles North bested St. Rita 11-2.

Girls Water Polo

Fremd quadrangular: Hannah Schultz had 20 goals as Bremen co-op finished second by defeating Lincoln-Way Central 9-5 and Fremd 12-6. The Red Jaguars also lost 12-9 to eventual champion Loyola. Liz Klock’s 11 goals paced Lincoln-Way, which fell to Fremd 10-9 and Loyola 12-7.

Boys Indoor Track & Field

Argo Invitational: Quinten Nash topped the field in the 200-meter dash (23.05 seconds) and 400-meter dash (51.35) as Crete-Monee (146 points) captured first place among the 10 scoring teams. Ricky Owens, of Richards, was tops in the 55 dash (6.68) and long jump (20 feet, 9 inches). He also assisted the Bulldogs in winning the 640 relay (1 minute, 15.91 seconds). T.F. North won in the mile relay (3:35.34) in addition to receiving victories from Nikita Smith in the 55 hurdles (7.90) and Miles Barbee in the high jump (6-4). Morton (118) was second in the team standings, with Vernon Hills (73), Niles North (67) and T.F. North (59) rounding out the top five.

SouthWest Suburban Red Meet: Thornwood (129) outscored runner-up Lincoln-Way Central (86) and third-place Thornridge (78) to win the team crown at Thornton. The Thunderbirds were victorious in the mile relay (3:46.10) and also had winners Dwight Johnson in the 300 dash (36.90) and Brian Smith in the triple jump (39-4). Ben Alvaradro won the 800 (2:08.80) to aid Lincoln-Way Central and teammate Chris Kaminski crossed the finish line first in the mile run (4:40.70). Thornridge received victories from high jumper Leeshaun Evans (5-10) and long jumper Keith Philpot (19-2). Andrew’s Jarvion Franklin finished first in the 55 dash (6.30) and shot put (50-5) to lift the Thunderbolts (37) to a fourth-place showing.

U-High Invitational: Wins by Damilare Ogunjimi in the 55-meter dash (8.36) and Colin DeYoung in the 2-mile run (10:15.90) guided Illiana Christian (65) to a third-place finish behind St. Ignatius (86) and Young (81) in the nine-team meet. Colby Roundtree was victorious in the long jump (19-4) in helping Chicago Christian (43) place fifth.

Girls Indoor Track & Field

Morton Invitational: Shepard (131) won eight events, including three relays, in winning the team title. Khalia McIntyre, Chasz Wells, Mariah Terry and Courtney Dalton led the Astros to victory in the 640 relay (1:25.80). Each also prevailed in an individual event: Terry in the 55 dash (7.20), Dalton in the 400 (1:03.10), McIntyre in the long jump (17-8) and Wells in the triple jump (35-4). Morton (111.5) was second and Hinsdale South (96.5) third in the 10-team meet.

Proviso East Invitational: Olalade Ayoola won the high jump (5-4) and helped Lincoln-Way East prevail in the 800 relay (1:47.12). Homewood-Flossmoor’s Jayla Stewart recorded the top time in the 55 hurdles (8.14) and teammate Antoinette Broughton bested the competition in the 200 (25.83).

SouthWest Suburban Red Meet: Thornwood (132) edged Thornton (117) for top honors in the eight-team meet. The champion Thunderbirds won four events, the contributors including Kameesha Smith in the 400 (1:03.60), Deandra Stokes in the mile run (5:50.90) and Brieana Holmes in the triple jump (34-9). Thornton’s Laurice McNeal was best in the 55 dash (7.10) and teammate Mitzi Terry broke the tape first in the 300 (44.50). Host Lincoln-Way Central (56) finished third as Amanda Baker won the 2-mile run (13:13.70) and Bri Tomnitz prevailed in the high jump (5-0).

U-High Invitational: Grace Cain, Miranda Scarlata, Elsa Erling and Isabella Khan contributed to Chicago Christian’s win in the 2-mile relay (10:34.32). The Knights (16) were seventh in the eight-team meet won by Grayslake Central (113).

College Baseball

Lewis 7-11, Quincy 5-8: Ben Albano went a combined 3-for-7 with two home runs and five RBI to power visiting Lewis (8-6, 2-0) in the Great Lakes Valley. Cale Robinson (3-for-4) added three RBI for the Flyers in the opener and teammate Joe Sparacio (2-for-3) did the same in Game 2.

Men’s Golf

Tiffin Invitational: Spencer TenHaken (84) led Trinity Christian with a two-day total of 163. Alek Svabek (78) was one stroke back for the Trolls, who were last in the six-team tournament in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Men’s Indoor Track & Field

NCAA Division II Championships: Isaac Jean-Paul, of Lewis, gained All-America status after finishing seventh in the high jump (6-8¾) in Winston-Salem, N.C.

College Softball

Truman State 7-4, Lewis 0-1: Carolyn Noriji scored the run for Lewis (4-9, 0-2) in the second game of the Great Lakes Valley doubleheader. Alyssa Moseley went 2-for-2 with a double for the Flyers in Game 1.

National Training Center Spring Games

St. Xavier 4, Saint Thomas 2: Savannah Kinsella’s two-run single in the bottom of the first highlighted a three-run outburst for St. Xavier (14-2). Megan Nonnemacher (6-1) gave up two unearned runs on four hits in pitching a complete game for the Cougars.

St. Xavier 10, Marian (Ind.) 0: Nicole Nonnemacher starred on the mound (2-hitter, 8 strikeouts) and at the plate (2-for-3, 2 runs) for St. Xavier in its first game of the day in Clermont, Fla. Savannah Kinsella added a two-run double and three RBI for the winners.

Women’s Swimming

NCAA Division II Championships: Lewis’ Montana Clasby set a school record in the 200-yard breaststroke (2:16.11), finishing ninth in Geneva, Ohio. The Flyers finished 32nd in the team standings.

Women’s Indoor Track & Field

NCAA Division II Championships: Lewis’ Megan Marchildon finished 11th in the pentathlon (3,463 points) in Winston-Salem, N.C.

Women’s Tennis

Lewis 5, Northwest Missouri State 1: Ana Banic and Megan Nguyen contributed a win at No. 2 doubles for visiting Lewis (6-3).

Compiled by Josh Krockey.



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