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Saturday, March 21, 2009 7:40pm
Waubonsie Valley Tournament
Naperville Central 12 St Patrick 2
Ryan Stanley scored 5 goals to lead the Redhawks past St Patrick 12-2 at the Waubonsie Tournament on Saturday. NC also beat Oak Park and Waubonsie to claim the tournament title.
Oak Park 9 St Patrick 6
Armando Lee scored 5 goals and Dylan O'Connell recorded 3 scores in the Huskies' 9-6 victory over St Patrick.
Oak Park 10 Waubonsie Valley 7
The Huskies used a 5-0 run in the second half to beat WV 10-7; Dylan O'Connell had 4 goals and Armando Lee added 3 scores in the win for Oak Park.
Lake County Tournament
Mundelein 15 Barrington 7
Pat Falconer and Will Davidson each scored 5 goals to lead the Mustangs to a 15-7 win over Barrington and helped Mundelein claim the Lake County Tournament title over the weekend. Pat Helliwell added 3 scores in the victory for the Mustangs, who improved to 10-1 on the season.
Loyola 9 Sandburg 7
Maeve O'Connor recorded 5 goals and Olivia Le Compte added 3 scores to lead the Ramblers to a 9-7 win over Sandburg on Saturday morning. Alyssa Turza scored 7 times for the Eagles in the loss.
Naperville Central Tournament
Naperville Central 10 Oak Park 4
Claire Fleming, Emily Wooten, and Emily Sejna each scored 2 goals to help lift the Redhawks to a 10-4 tournament-opening win over Oak Park on Saturday morning. Audrey Reardon tallied 2 scores for the Huskies in the loss.
Homewood-Flossmoor 6 Naperville North 4
Hannah Oagman, Michelle Mayer, Alana Hernandez, Rebecca Matthews, Rachel Mayer, and Maya Holst were the goalscorers for the Vikings in their 6-4 victory over Naperville North. The Huskies got 3 scores from Kayla Westman in the losing effort.
Naperville Central 10 York 3
Haley Nelson scored 4 times, Claire Fleming added 3 scores, and Tori Davis, Emily Sejna, and Abbey Kerth each scored once in the Redhawks' 10-3 victory over York. Therese O'Toole, Janet Skukas, and Alex Brinkmeir each scored one goal apiece for York in the loss.
Mundelein 9 Naperville North 0
Alexis Jones scored 4 goals and Alice Denny added 3 scores as the Mustangs won their tournament-opening game on Saturday.
Oak Park 6 York 3
Alison Coogan and Audrey Reardon both scored 2 goals to help the Huskies beat York 6-3 on Saturday. Amanda Hewsom scored 2 times in the loss for York.
Mundelein 6 Oak Park 5
Alice Denny and Sarah Honda each scored 2 times to lift the Mustangs to a 6-5 victory over Oak Park on Saturday to advance to the title game of the Naperville Central Tournament. Michelle Mayer tallied 3 scores in the loss for the Vikings.
York 10 Naperville North 8
Janet Skukas led the way for York with 3 goals, while Grace Nelson and Therese O'Toole each added 2 scores in the win over Naperville North.
Homewood-Flossmoor 9 Oak Park 7
Michelle Matthews scored 4 goals, Rebecca Matthews tallied 3 scores, and Maya Holst had 2 goals in the Vikings' 9-7 win over Oak Park in the third-place game of the NC Tourney. Audrey Reardon tallied 6 goals in the loss for the Huskies.
Naperville Central 12 Mundelein 1
The Redhawks used a balanced attack to claim their own tournament title, beating Mundelein 12-1 in the championship game. Haley Nelson scored 3 goals, while Emily Sejna, Claire Wirtz, and Claire Fleming all scored 2 times in the win for NC.
St Charles North Tournament
Andrew 7 St Charles North 4
Ashley Stromberg scored 3 goals and Gina Cavoto added 2 scores to lead Andrew to a 7-4 victory over St Charles North in the T-Bolts first game of the STC North Tournament.
Andrew 9 Hoffman Estates 5
Ashley Stromberg and Gina Cavoto both scored 2 goals to lead the T-Bolts to a 9-4 win over Hoffman Estates as they advanced to the championship game of the STC North Tourney.
St Charles North 8 Buffalo Grove 4
Emily Sullivan scored 6 goals in STC North's 8-4 win over Buffalo Grove to claim fifth place at their tournament on Saturday.
Fremd 19 Buffalo Grove 2
Erika Lauraitis scored 6 goals and Katie French added 5 scores in the Vikings' 19-2 win over Buffalo Grove at the STC North Tournament. Fremd advanced to the championship game of the event with the win to face Andrew.
Fremd 13 Andrew 4
Erika Lauraitis scored 6 times and Katie French scored 4 goals as Fremd knocked off Andrew 13-4 to win the STC North Tournament on Saturday. Ashley Stromberg, Leah McCarthy, Allie Fisher, and Amanda Kuchan each tallied goals for the T-Bolts in the loss.
Friday, March 20, 2009 10:05pm
Schaumburg 15 Maine South 1
Pat Kraulis scored 4 goals to help lift the Saxons past Maine South 15-1 on Friday.
York 11 Hoffman Estates 5
Marc Krolikiewicz tallied 5 goals, while Dan Groch and Mark Olalde each netted 2 goals, as the Dukes defeated Hoffman Estates 11-5.
Lane 18 Von Steuben 1
Aaron Ruiz, Diego Ledesma, Sergio Villarreal, Wyatt Sugrue, and Cody Malonzo each scored 2 goals as Lane defeated Von Steuben in the CPL matchup on Friday afternoon.
Barrington 16 Libertyville 4
Mike Byron scored 6 goals and David Poetz and Andrew Gust each tallied 3 scores to lead the Broncos to their second win at the Lake County Tournament.
Barrington 9 Stevenson 6
Mike Byron totaled 4 goals and 2 assists, Andrew Gust added 3 scores and 3 assists, and Micah Koening and Mike Reindal each added one goal apiece as Barrington surprised Stevenson 9-6 to advance to the title game of the Lake County Tournament.
Mundelein 18 Lake Forest 4
The Mustangs defeated Lake Forest 18-4 and also shutout Deerfield 10-0 to advance to the championship game of the Lake County Tournament tomorrow afternoon (2:00pm) against Barrington.
Glenbrook South 14 Evanston 9
Ben Hengels scored 7 goals and Chris DeLetto added 5 scores to lead GBS to a 14-9 victory over the Wildkits at the Evanston Tournament on Friday night. Sam Rosen led the Wildkits with 3 goals; Matt Wich and Jake Roth each added 2 scores for Evanston in the loss.
Wheeling 14 Vernon Hills 2
Liseli Baich recorded 6 goals and goalie Kaitlin Webb stopped 12 shots in Wheeling's 14-2 win over Vernon Hills on Friday evening.
Lane 11 Von Steuben 5
Anna Chaves scored 7 goals to lead Lane to an 11-5 win over Von Steuben.
Mother McAuley 11 Young 9
Mother McAuley used a 3-1 run in the fourth quarter to hold off a stiff challenge from Young to win 11-9 on Friday.
New Trier 9 Loyola 8
New Trier used a 5-1 run in the final quarter to come from behind and stun Loyola 9-8 on Friday night. Erisa Apantaku and Ryanne O'Donnell each scored 3 goals to lead the Trevians. Maeve O'Connor scored 7 times in the loss for the Ramblers.
Thursday, March 19, 2009 11:11pm
Fremd 12 Conant 6
Brent Caras scored 7 goals to lead Fremd to a 12-6 victory over Conant in the MSL West matchup on Thursday. Zach Vandelogt added 3 goals, Evan Ruggiero scored 2 times, and Chris Mackey contributed 4 assists and 6 steals in the win for the Vikings.
Oak Park 14 Sandburg 11
Tommy Poulos scored 5 goals, Luke O'Connell tallied 4 scores, Dylan O'Connell added 3 goals, and Armando Lee scored 2 goals as Oak Park held off Sandburg 14-11 on Thursday. Cody Siemeck scored 8 goals to lead the Eagles in the loss, while Sandburg goalie Kirk Heitman recorded 11 saves.
Naperville Central 16 Homewood-Flossmoor 10
Chris Depew and Ryan Stanley each scored 4 goals and Mark Menis added 3 scores as Naperville Central defeated Homewood-Flossmoor 16-10 on Thursday night. Goalie Tyler Kelley also recorded 9 saves in the win for the Redhawks. Russell Maanum led the Vikings with 7 goals in the losing effort.
Mundelein 19 Vernon Hills 4
Mike Begrowicz and Will Davidson both scored 5 goals and Pat Falconer chipped in 3 scores as Mundelein knocked off Vernon Hills 19-4 in the opening round of the Lake County Tournament.
York 9 St Patrick 8
Marc Krolikiewicz and Jonathan Koch both scored 3 goals and Mark Olalde added 2 scores as the Dukes held off St Patrick 9-8 on Thursday.
Mather 15 Northside 6
Jesus Gurrola scored 5 goals for Mather in a 15-6 victory over Northside. Mike Figura led Northside with 6 scores in the loss.
Buffalo Grove 8 Prospect 6 (OT)
Matt Block tallied 3 goals and Brad Lotzer added 2 scores to lead the Bison to an 8-6 overtime victory over Prospect. Matt Cooney, Dan Strieve, and Glen Bernard each chipped in with a goal in the win, as BG used a 3-1 run in overtime to pull away from the Knights.
Neuqua Valley 16 Waubonsie Valley 13
John Mikuzis recorded 10 goals and goalie Kevin Cordes made 16 saves as the Wildcats defeated Waubonsie Valley 16-13 on Thursday night. Tyler Hunt led the Warriors with 5 scores in the loss.
New Trier 13 Maine South 10
Max Grodecki, Jake Eaton, and Junmin Cho all scored 3 times to lead the Trevians past Maine South 13-10 on Thursday. Jordan Moos also scored 2 times in the win, while Morgan Joyce, Gavin Taves, and Cody Koress combined to stop 14 shots in goal for New Trier.
Barrington 17 Hoffman Estates 6
Mike Byron scored 4 goals and David Poetz and Andy Gust each scored 3 times in the Broncos 17-6 win over Hoffman Estates.
Stevenson 15 Libertyville 6
Ali Khan scored 6 goals and Alex Rembialowski added 4 scores to lead Stevenson to a 15-6 victory over Libertyville in the Lake County Tournament's opening round. Zach Leboza led the Wildcats with 5 goals in the loss.
Curie 18 St Rita 10
Eduardo Chavez scored 7 goals to lead Curie to an 18-10 win over St Rita.
Fremd 21 Conant 1
Erika Lauraitis scored 6 goals and Kelli DiCanio, Katie French, and Emily Orlowski each scored 3 goals to lead the Vikings to a 21-1 conference win over Conant. Sam DelPrado and Brittany Bochenko also scored 2 goals apiece in the victory for Fremd.
Naperville Central 15 Richards 2
10 girls scored for the Redhawks in a 15-2 win over Richards. Caitlin Flood scored 2 goals for the Bulldogs in the loss.
Lyons 13 Hinsdale Central 2
Katie Doyle scored 4 goals and Katelyn Jacobs added 2 goals, 6 assists, and 6 steals to help lead the Lions to a 13-2 victory over Hinsdale Central. Emily Bornhoff made 8 saves in the win, while Kirby Kaptur, Allie Grimes, and Angela Cusack each scored 2 times for LT on the night. Ariel Rickelman and Holly Moran each notched one goal apiece for the Red Devils.
Thursday, March 19, 2009 1:10am
40 teams are in action on Thursday night (20 games total), including the continuation of the Lake County Tournament and several grudge matches between ranked opponents. The Mid-Suburban League gets the action brewing at 4:30pm, as undefeated Schaumburg goes on the road to face Palatine, Fremd heads to Conant, Hoffman is at Barrington, and Buffalo Grove takes on Prospect. Meanwhile, the Lake County Tournament has three first round games played at various sites, as Libertyville hosts Stevenson, Mundelein plays at Vernon Hills, and Deerfield is at Lake Forest. Earlier this week, Barrington knocked off Highland Park in the first round of the tournament.
Top 25 matchups include #2 Naperville Central at #25 Homewood-Flossmoor, #6 Oak Park at #11 Sandburg, #3 Neuqua Valley at #8 Waubonsie Valley, and #10 St Patrick at #22 York.
There's a lot of action to follow on the boys' side, so check in around 5:00pm for the latest updates from around the state!
17 games are slated for Thursday night on the girls' side, so there will be plenty of scores and updates later in the evening. The MSL has five games scheduled for 4:30pm, with the most intriguing matchup between MSL East rivals Buffalo Grove and Prospect. BG looks to keep their excellent form as they have started the season 5-1, while Prospect is seeking their first win of the year.
In other games, Naperville Central plays at upstart Richards, Waubonsie takes on Neuqua, Oak Park plays at Naperville North, and Hinsdale Central is at Lyons...and those are just a few of the many games on the docket for tomorrow night.
Stay tuned to Illpolo.com for the latest updates on the evening from around the state!
Wednesday, March 18, 2009 9:52pm
St Ignatius 10 Young 4
Brendan Moore scored 4 goals, Giuliano Wrobel added 3 scores, and goalie Alex Gastevich made 9 saves in the Wolfpack's 10-4 win over Young on Wednesday.
St Charles North 13 Foreman 0
Michael Nield, Alex Peterson, Justin Jacobson, and Alex Waskelo each scored 2 goals in a 13-0 shutout win over Foreman.
Lincoln-Way East 17 Andrew 9
Karl Zoellick scored 5 goals to lead the Griffins to a 17-9 win over Andrew in the Southwest Suburban Conference matchup.
Morton 12 Northside 7
Patrick Uphues, Peter Holanda, and Juan Favela each scored 3 goals as Morton knocked off Northside 12-7 on Wednesday. Mike Figura led Northside with 4 goals, while Jesus Lagunas added 2 goals and 3 steals in the losing effort.
McHenry 22 Conant 4
Jon Lesniak poured in 10 goals and Reilly Shanahan added 6 goals and 8 steals to help lift McHenry to a 22-4 win over Conant on Wednesday. Phil Lesniak also added 2 goals in the win, while goalie Dan Brucki recorded 9 saves for McHenry.
Naperville North 13 Stagg 11
David Lichter scored 4 goals to help Naperville North hold off Stagg 13-11 on Wednesday night. The Chargers' Ian DeBruyn tallied 4 goals and Drew Stoffel added 3 scores in the loss.
Lincoln-Way East 11 Andrew 9
Kara Nowakowski scored 3 goals, including the game-winner, as the Griffins upended Andrew 11-9. Laura Cempel also scored 3 goals and Katie Paul added 2 goals in the win for LWE. Andrew's Leah McCarthy and Ashley Stromberg both notched 3 goals apiece in the loss for the T-Bolts.
Richards 14 Bradley 9
Caitlin Flood notched 10 scores and Sam Craig scored 3 times in the Bulldog's 14-9 victory over Bradley on Wednesday afternoon.
Naperville North 9 Stagg 2
Lindsay Jansen scored 4 goals and Kayla Westman added 3 scores to lead the Huskies to a 9-2 victory over Stagg.
Naperville Central 12 Hinsdale Central 2
Claire Fleming scored 3 times and Abbey Kerth and Haley Nelson both scored 2 times to lead the Redhawks to a 12-2 win over Hinsdale Central. Caitlin Connor and Mallory Smith were each responsible for one score in the loss for the Red Devils.
Fenwick 14 Mother McAuley 5
Morgan Bonk scored 7 goals to lead Fenwick to a 14-5 victory over rival Mother McAuley on Wednesday night. Stephanie Ovalle also scored 3 goals in the win for the Friars.
Wheeling 12 Rolling Meadows 0
Kaitlin Webb recorded 12 saves and earned her second shutout of the season to help lead Wheeling past Rolling Meadows 12-0 in the Mid-Suburban League contest.
Northside 7 Morton 5
Monica Pinkus scored 3 goals and Kelly Buchanan added 2 scores to lead Northside to a 7-5 victory over visiting Morton on Wednesday. Yvette Hernandez and Guayni Queseda each scored 2 goals in the loss for Morton.
Tuesday, March 17, 2009 11:03pm
Schaumburg 19 Hoffman Estates 4
Chris Corbett scored 5 goals and added 12 steals in the Saxons 19-4 win over Hoffman in the Mid-Suburban League contest on Tuesday afternoon. Brandon Kase, Pat Kraulis, and Mike Kehoe each scored 3 goals in the win, while Aaron Johnson added 2 scores for SHS.
Barrington 17 Conant 8
Mike Byron led the Broncos with 6 goals and David Poetz added 3 scores in a 17-8 win over Conant.
Buffalo Grove 19 Elk Grove 7
Matt Cooney scored 7 times and Glen Bernard added 5 scores in Buffalo Grove's 19-7 victory over Elk Grove. Matt Block chipped in with 3 goals and Brad Lotzer scored twice in the victory.
Fremd 10 Palatine 7
Brent Caras led the Vikings with 3 goals, while Tom Orlowski, Evan Ruggiero, and Alex Mikolajewski scored 2 times in the win for Fremd. Chris Mals scored 3 goals to lead the Pirates in the losing cause.
Rolling Meadows 3 Hersey 2
Pat LeBuhn scored all 3 goals for the Mustangs as they narrowly defeated Hersey 3-2 on Tuesday.
Loyola 12 Stevenson 10
Jon Tobon and Charlie Shaw each scored 4 goals and Liam Byrne added a goal and 3 assists in the victory for the Ramblers.
Lockport 22 St Rita 8
Kevin Moran, Pat Cavanaugh, and Chris Bowman each tallied 3 scores to lead the Porters to a 22-8 victory over St Rita.
Lyons 13 Sandburg 12
Patrick Weigand scored 6 goals to lead the Lions to a 13-12 win over Sandburg on Tuesday.
Andrew 13 Richards 3
Arya Mohairmani, Mike Wagonblatt, and Matt Kmiecek each scored 3 goals to lead the T-Bolts to a 13-3 win over Richards.
Oak Park 14 Naperville North 7
Luke O'Connell had 5 goals, Tommy Poulos added 3 scores, and Dylan O'Connell and Nate Williams each scored twice as the Huskies defeated Naperville North 14-7 on Tuesday night. Matt Johnson and Austin Katz each scored twice in the loss for Naperville North.
Andrew 11 Richards 5
The T-Bolts were led by four different players, as Gina Cavato, Kayla Kutinac, Allie Fisher, and Ashley Stromberg each scored 2 times in their 11-5 victory over Richards. Caitlin Flood and Sam Craig both scored 2 goals for the Bulldogs in the loss.
Lyons 15 Sandburg 13 (OT)
Kirby Kaptur and Allie Grimes each scored 4 goals to lead Lyons to a 15-13 overtime win over Sandburg on Tuesday night. Lions goalie Emily Bornhoff also recorded 12 saves in the victory for Lyons. Lori Dasher scored 5 goals and Alyssa Turza added 4 scores for Sandburg in the loss.
Fremd 16 Palatine 3
Erika Lauraitis recorded 7 goals and Danielle Chemello scored 3 times to lead Fremd to a 16-3 victory over rival Palatine on Tuesday. Katie French and Samantha Del Prado both scored twice in the win for the Vikings.
Wheeling 8 Prospect 7
Wheeling came from behind after trailing 5-1 early in the second quarter to beat Prospect 8-7 on Tuesday. Their 7-2 run was paced by Amy Wilson, who scored 6 goals in the victory for the Wildcats. Wheeling trailed 6-5 heading into the final period, but a 3-1 run and the goaltending of Kaitlin Webb (14 saves) helped the Wildcats earn the win.
Loyola 5 Stevenson 3
Nicole Pinelli scored 3 goals as Loyola knocked off Stevenson 5-3 in a battle of Top 10 teams on Tuesday night. The #5 Ramblers' earned goals from Olivia Le Compte and Erin Dowdle in the win.
Hinsdale Central 10 Neuqua Valley 8
Mallory Smith and Caitlin Connor both scored 4 goals to lead the Red Devils to a 10-8 win over Neuqua Valley.
Tuesday, March 17, 2009 12:00am
Monday, March 16, 2009 11:30pm
Stagg 11 Morgan Park 6
Drew Stoffel scored 6 goals to lead the Chargers to an 11-6 win over Morgan Park.
Loyola 21 Mt Carmel 12
Jon Tobon and TJ Considine each scored 5 goals to lead the Ramblers to a 21-12 victory over Mt Carmel in Catholic League action on Monday. Sean Hulseman also scored 4 times in the winning effort for Loyola.
Brother Rice 15 St Ignatius 9
JJ Marren and Matt Stelnicki both tallied 4 goals each as the Crusaders knocked off St Ignatius 15-9 on Monday night. Brendan Moore scored 5 times in the loss for the Wolfpack.
Prospect 14 Wheeling 3
Charlie Mau scored 5 goals to lead the Knights to a 14-3 victory over Wheeling in the Mid-Suburban League matchup.
Buffalo Grove 17 Lake Forest 8
Matt Block totaled 5 goals and Brad Lotzer, Matt Cooney, Dan Strieve and Glen Bernard each scored 3 times to lead the Bison to a 17-8 win over Lake Forest on Monday.
Fenwick 29 St Rita 2
Joe Ahearn led the Friars with 4 goals in a 29-2 win over St Rita on Monday evening. Matt Napleton, Dan Francisco, and Vlad Irodache combined to stop 13 shots and allow only 2 goals to the visiting Mustangs on the night.
Richards 12 Lincoln-Way North 6
Lindsay McCool scored 7 goals and Caitlin Flood added 5 scores as Richards defeated Lincoln-Way North 12-6 on Monday afternoon.
Naperville Central 16 Lincoln-Way Central 5
Claire Fleming scored 5 goals, Abbey Kerth added 3 scores, and Robyn Stanley and Haley Nelson each scored twice in the Redhawks' 16-5 victory over Lincoln-Way Central. Goalie Sam Virella recorded 15 saves in the win for NC. Sarah Hanly scored 2 goals to lead the Knights in the loss.
Wheeling 9 Highland Park 7
Christa Khatcherian tallied 5 goals and Amy Wilson scored 4 goals in Wheeling's 9-7 nonconference win over Highland Park.
Fenwick 14 Marian 6
The Friars were led by Emma McKernin and Stephanie Ovalle (3 goals apiece) as they earned a 14-6 win over Marian Catholic on Monday evening.
Hinsdale Central 15 Conant 11
Caitlin Connor and Mallory Smith each scored 5 goals to lead the Red Devils to a 15-11 nonconference win over Conant. Hannah Duke led the Cougars with 4 scores in the losing effort.
Oak Park 12 Mundelein 10
Audrey Reardon scored 8 goals and added 6 steals and Joanna Evans scored 2 times as Oak Park held off Mundelein 12-10 on Monday. Vicki Maslowski recorded 10 saves in the win for the Huskies.
Sunday, March 15, 2009 10:15pm
Ballers of the Week
Sunday, March 15, 2009 8:35pm
The rankings after the first week of the season have been updated:
Top 25 Rankings
Sunday, March 15, 2009 12:15am
IHSA Announces Sectional Hosts for 2009 Postseason
The IHSA has released the sectional host information for this year's postseason tournament. All boys' and girls' sectionals will take place at the same site. The following are the eight hosts/sites:
St. Ignatius (UIC)
Check out the complete Week 1 Updates from the 2009 water polo season.
Sunday, February 21, 2009 9:55am
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