following is a summary of what took place during the second week of the
season. This is not a complete list and we can only include a few people
in this summary, but the purpose is to recognize a few of the best
performances from each week.
Players To Watch
- Josue Hernandez (Juarez)
The Juarez standout has led the team to a 4-1 record to start the season.
- Drew Stoffel (Stagg)
Stoffel scored 7 goals to lead
Stagg past Naperville North 15-10 and into the Top 20 of this week's
Girls - Kristy Bessler (Schaumburg)
Bessler scored 6 times to lead the Saxons to an 11-3
victory over Conant.
- Danielle Cirrintano (Neuqua Valley)
Cirrintano scored 2 goals in the Wildcats 4-3 win over McAuley and has
made a big impact for the Neuqua offense this season.
- Luke O'Connell (Oak Park)
O'Connell's lob shot from the
left side gave Oak Park a 13-11 lead late in the game and proved to be the
decisive goal in a 13-12 win at the Fenwick Tournament on Friday night.
- Luke Walker (Hinsdale Central)
Delivered the game-winner in the
final minute for the Red Devils in a 14-13 won over Conant.
- Emily Caise (Bradley)
Scored 14 of her team's 16 goals
in a 16-10 win over Morton.
Girls - Catherine Vivado (Bremen)
Vivado scored 6 goals in Bremen's surprising 13-6 win
over Sandburg and helped lift her team to a tournament title on Saturday
in an 8-1 win over Marian.
Top Goalie Performances
- David Anderson (Oak Park)
The Huskies' goaltender made a
handful of crucial saves and passes in wins over Fenwick and Naperville
Central over the weekend.
- Geno Freeman (Brother Rice)
Freeman stopped 14 shots and
helped the Crusaders beat St Ignatius 10-8 on Monday night.
- Sophie Schloen (Homewood-Flossmoor)
The Vikings' keeper recorded 10
saves and limited Evanston to just two goals in H-F's 4-2 win.
Girls - Vicki Maslowski (Oak Park)
The Huskies' goalie connected on a full-court shot at
the end of the first half to give her team a 1-0 lead over York and held
the Dukes scoreless in a 4-0 victory at the NC Tournament on Saturday.
- Glenbrook North
The Spartans beat Evanston twice in the second week of
the season and split their two matches with rival Glenbrook South.
The CPS school is off to a 4-1 start behind the play of
Josue Hernandez and company.
Girls - Neuqua Valley
The Wildcats surprised Mother McAuley 4-3 over the weekend at the Lockport
The Saxons earned wins over Barrington and Conant as they moved towards
the top of the MSL West table.
Least Surprising Outcome
- Brother Rice and Lyons finish in a 10-10 tie
Can we make it mandatory that sudden-death overtime is in place for any
future games between Brother Rice and Lyons? This latest result shows how
evenly matched these teams are once again in 2010.
News and Notes
begins to affect a handful of teams starting this week, with some teams
completely out of action and others playing shorthanded.