Weekly Roundup: April 29-May 5

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Weekly Roundup: April 29-May 5

The girls track and field team poses with their NSC Championship trophy on Thursday at home. This is the team's second consecutive conference title.

The girls track and field team poses with their NSC Championship trophy on Thursday at home. This is the team's second consecutive conference title.

Photo by Photo used with permission of Jeremy Kauffman

The girls track and field team poses with their NSC Championship trophy on Thursday at home. This is the team's second consecutive conference title.

Photo by Photo used with permission of Jeremy Kauffman

Photo by Photo used with permission of Jeremy Kauffman

The girls track and field team poses with their NSC Championship trophy on Thursday at home. This is the team's second consecutive conference title.

Alex Ketcham, Sports Editor

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Girls Track and Field

This past week was full of victories for the girls track and field team which includes a successful NSC Conference Championship defense.

Before getting to their title defense, the team defeated Mundelein at home on Senior Night on Monday, going a perfect 7-0 in duals this year.

Then comes conference, where the team went back-to-back in Conference Championships. Important individual conference champions include Emily Burns, senior, in the 1600 and 3200, Gretchen Quinn, junior, in the 100-meter hurdles, the 4×400 relay team, the 4×800 relay team, Kelsey Rothas, junior, in pole vault, and Izzy Klett, junior, in the long jump.

The team will now head into the postseason starting with IHSA Sectionals on Thursday where they will begin their quest of going to state.

Boys Track and Field

The boys’ track and field team started their final stretch of the season this past week which included the Lake County Invite.

The week started off with a strong win over Mundelein on Monday on the road by a score of 83-45. At the county meet, the team finished in the middle of the pack, ninth out of 18 teams. Notable results include a second-place finish by Marek Enters, senior, in the 300-meter hurdles and the 4×800 relay team with a third-place finish.

The team will now look ahead to the North Suburban Conference meet on Thursday as they will travel to Zion-Benton for the meet.

Baseball

A tough week for the baseball team leaves them in a position where they will have to dig themselves out heading into the final stretch of the season.

The week started out with an extremely close 2-1 loss to Warren where a late Warren score cost the game. The week continued as the team played a doubleheader against Barrington on Saturday which ended in two tough losses: 6-4 in game one and 8-2 in game two.

The team will now look to bounce back this week with two tough games against a good Mundelein team, and a doubleheader on Saturday against Lakes.

Softball

The bats stayed hot this week for the softball team, as they put up a total of 36 runs in two games.

Friday featured a slugfest as the team was able to hold on against a rallying school rival in Stevenson, winning 18-16. Saturday was another story as the team dominated Lake Forest in every way, shutting out the Scouts 18-0.

This week continues with a couple of tough conference matchups against Libertyville on Monday, and Warren on Tuesday.

Boys Volleyball

An extremely busy week for the boys volleyball team comes with its ups and downs as the team goes 3-3.

The week started with a shutout win against Warren on Wednesday, and continued with a shutout loss to Maine South. The came the weekend which included a tournament. The tournament started with a loss to Glenbard West, continued with a win against Elk Grove, then tacked on a win against Warren, and finished with a loss to Stevenson.

The week will be kicked off on Monday with a game against Rolling Meadows, and finish with a tournament at Willowbrook.

Girls Soccer

The girls soccer team ran into some tough teams this past week, dropping a pair of games to Warren and Mundelein.

The team fell to Warren on Tuesday in a tough loss where a couple of goals in the first half were too much to come back from as the team fell 3-1. On Wednesday, the team took a tough loss to Mundelein as they were shut out 3-0

The team will now be entering the final stretch of their regular season when the face Waukegan, Lake Forest, and Grayslake North.

Girls Lacrosse

The girls lacrosse team ran into some buzzsaws last week, but that didn’t stop them from bouncing back by the end of the week.

The week started off with a tough 19-2 loss to an extremely talented Barrington team, and continued with a 11-6 loss to Libertyville. However, the team was able to shake it off as they came back with a 19-4 victory over Warren.

The team will now get set to play Glenbrook North, Stevenson and Metea Valley this week.

Boys Lacrosse

The boys’ lacrosse team played in some tight affairs this week as they went 2-1 in their three games.

The week started off with a nailbiter at Barrington which ended in an 8-7 victory. The week continued with tough losses to Libertyville, 6-2, and Carmel, 10-3.

“At this point in the season, we want to improve our intensity. We need to gain our momentum as we go head first into the playoffs,” Colin Fessenden, sophomore, said. “For the rest of the year, the team has high expectations. We want to win out in the regular season and ultimately go to a state playoff.”

The week for the boys’ lacrosse team will now feature games against rival Stevenson and Bartlett.

Boys Tennis

Another week means another action-packed week for the boys’ tennis team.

The team was able to scrap together a victory over a good Vernon Hills team at home.

Now the team will get ready to face a good Carmel team before heading to the NSC Championships on Thursday.

 

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