Top Goalie Performances
Dan Newell (Fenwick)
The Fenwick goalie made 43 saves at the DeSmet Tourney over the weekend,
helping the Friars finish with a 5-0 record and a tournament title. He
allowed just 5 goals per game and also allowed just 5 goals in Monday
night's 14-5 win over St Ignatius.
Andrew Brown (Lyons)
Brown totaled 30 saves in nonconference wins over H-F and Sandburg during
Week 6, then helped the Lions finish with a 3-0 record and a tournament
title at their own event after allowing just 5 goals per game in victories
over Loyola, St Ignatius, and Stevenson over the weekend.
Julia Campbell (Naperville Central)
Campbell allowed just two goals per game last week; the Redhawks' goalie
let in just 10 goals in wins over Neuqua and four Michigan teams at the
Jenison Tourney over the weekend.
Lucie Banahan (Conant)
Banahan recorded 44 saves in four wins during Week 6; she blocked 17 shots
in an 8-6 conference win over HEHS and saved 27 shots to help Conant win
the Vernon Hills Tournament on Saturday.
Elk Grove Enjoys Overtime
The Grenadiers earned two landmark wins in overtime
this week, beating Prospect 10-9 on Monday evening and then outlasting
Meadows 6-5 with a goal in sudden death on Wednesday.
Green Helps Marian Earn Two Draws at UIC
Devin Green limited both Loyola and Waubonsie Valley to
just 4 goals each as Marian earned two 4-4 draws at the St Ignatius
Tournament over the weekend.
Ignatius Beats Fenwick on Monday Night
St Ignatius clinched the top seed in the MCAC playoffs
by beating Fenwick 10-5 on Monday night, less than 24 hours after the
Friars moved up to #1 in the latest rankings.
News and Notes
State Quarterfinal Brackets Announced
The IHSA announced the state quarterfinal brackets last
Friday. The random draw lines up the sectional winners in the opening
round at the state tournament and also lines up who will play in the
semifinal rounds. Look familiar? The pairings are the EXACT SAME on both
the boys' and girls' sides from 2010. What are the odds of that happening?
Sectional Seeds Determined This Thursday
The sectional seeds and pairings will be determined
later this week, with complete playoff brackets and schedules coming soon
after all coaches have voted.
David Sekula (Lyons)
Matt Farmer (Fenwick)
Abbey Kerth (Naperville Central)
Emily Sejna (Naperville
Meg Dix (Prospect)
Week 6 Super Ballers