The following is a summary of what took place during the
seventh 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
Alex McCormick (LWC)
Cole Hamilton (Glenbrook South)
Jordin Hale (Oak Park)
Taylor Stoner (Naperville North)
Biggest Impact Plays
Edgar Wright (H-F)
Wright's deflected shot with 0:17 left in sudden-death OT proved to be the
game-winner as the Vikings beat LWN 9-8 on Monday night.
Matt Engebretson (Conant)
Engebretson's scored with less than one minute remaining in overtime to
lift the Cougars past Palatine 10-9 in a key MSL West contest on Thursday
Allison Boothe (Mundelein)
Boothe scored in the final minute of the first sudden-death overtime
period to lift Mundelein past Rockford 9-8 at the Stevenson Tournament on
Cara Hays (Sandburg)
Hays scored on Sandburg's first possession in triple-OT to lift the Eagles
to a 6-5 win over Evanston and the Naperville Central Tournament title.
Top Goalie Performances
John Goetz (Lockport)
Goetz totaled 56 saves and made a key penalty save in the fourth quarter
of the Lockport's title game victory over HC; the Porters went 4-0 and won
the Brother Rice Tournament.
John Hedderman (Neuqua Valley)
The Wildcats' shot-stopper made 33 saves and recorded 2 goals as Neuqua
won the Metea Valley Tournament with a 3-0 record.
Mitch Courtney (Hinsdale Central)
Courtney totaled 41 saves and made 29 steals to help the Red Devils take
second place at the Brother Rice Tourney with a 3-1 record.
Alona King (Sandburg)
King allowed just 3 goals per game in Sandburg's wins over Evanston,
Jenison, and NC to help the Eagles win the NC Tournament over the weekend.
Jenny Stelnicki (St Ignatius)
Stelnicki stopped 30 shots and earned two shutouts as the Wolfpack won
their own event over the weekend with wins over H-F, Loyola, New Trier,
and Waubonsie Valley.
Jordin Hale/Zoe Erickson (Oak Park)
Hale and Erickson combined to make 48 saves as OPRF went 3-1 at the
Naperville North Tournament on Saturday.
The Wildkits earned a 13-8 victory over Maine South that could have major
implications in the CSL standings.
Wildcats stunned a shorthanded Patriots' team with a second half
comeback that led to a 12-10 victory.
The Spartans went 4-0 at their own tournament, including wins over
Highland Park, Libertyville, LWE, and St Viator.
News and Notes
State Brackets Determined
The IHSA determined the brackets for the state tournament earlier this
week; the results and a full explanation can be found
Sectional Seeds & Pairings Released
The seeds for the
girls sectional playoffs were determined on Thursday. For the game
times and pairings, check the
Week 10 schedule.
The 500 Club
Danijela Jackovich (pictured with the game ball) recorded her 500th career
goal on Wednesday night in a win over LWW.