THURSDAY'S TWITTER FEED RECAP
If you follow @illpolo on Twitter, you can get the latest state tournament
updates from anywhere. Here is the progression of events as recapped by
Twitter for those who are interested in the timeline of the entire
Thursday night spectacle from Stevenson HS:
Less than 30 minutes away from the first state tournament game! Loyola and
LWC on deck and getting ready to go at 4:30pm.
Follow along at http://illpolo.com
for live scores on the main page and live play-by-play by clicking through
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LWC vs Loyola in game 1 - intros are complete, anthem is next and then
it's state tournament time!
Midway through Q1, LWC leads Loyola 2-1. Jackovich and Dundek with the LWC
goals and Swenson scored Loyola's first
LWC leads Loyola 7-5 halfway through Q2; Jackovich with 5 goals for the
Knights, Swenson with 3 and Considine with 2 for Loyola.
LWC 8 Loyola 6 at halftime in the first girls quarterfinal game at
Considine's breakaway goal cuts the LWC lead to 9-8 with 2:08 remaining in
Q3; LWC timeout
Foglton's save after Loyola drew an ejection keeps LWC ahead of Loyola
10-8 at the end of the third quarter
LWC holds on to a 12-10 lead with 4m to go...we've also seen a red card
issued in the first game of the tournament
Loyola with a hectic scramble to score to make it 12-11 with 0:32 left and
they call timeout
LWC hangs for a 12-11 win over Loyola. Jackovich scores 8 goals in the
Way behind schedule already...Mundelein-barrington will start around
6:10pm instead of 5:45pm
Just underway in the second quarterfinal, with Karrie Kozokar putting
Mundelein ahead of Barrington 1-0
Defensive battle between Mundelein and Barrington; two goals by Kozokar
have the Mustangs ahead 2-1 after one quarter
Late in the first half, Mundelein leads Barrington 4-2. Kozokar with all 4
goals, while Gavars and Meckert have tallied for the Fillies
Mundelein holds a 7-3 lead over Barrington with under six minutes left in
Mundelein leads Barrington 9-5 with 2:15 left in the fourth quarter
Karrie Kozokar scored 9 goals to lead Mundelein to an 11-5 win over
The NC-Ignatius game will start around 7:40pm. 40 minutes later than
That means the epic showdown between Fenwick and mcauley will start close
Ignatius and Central are seconds from getting underway!
Late in the first quarter, St Ignatius and Naperville Central are tied at
1-1; NC with a timeout after an ejection with 2:33 left in Q1
NC 2 SICP 2 after Q1
Into the third quarter with Ignatius leading Naperville Central 8-5
St Ignatius has pulled away from Naperville Central and leads 11-5 late in
the third period
It's all but over as the subs are in for both teams with Ignatius beating
SICP 15 NC 6, FINAL SCORE. Fenwick and McAuley will begin play after
It really doesn't get any bigger than Fenwick-McAuley in a state
tournament game. Who will survive to the semifinal round?
Fenwick takes an early 2-0 lead over McAuley on goals by Ovalle and Barron
Kopale and Kleist have tied the game at 2-2 between Fenwick and McAuley
McAuley leads Fenwick 3-2 after Bryar's early third period goal!
McAuley leads 5-3 late in the first half
Fenwick survives a late 6-on-4 situation but trails Mother McAuley 5-3 at
Again, if I was principal, neither of these two teams would have to go to
school tomorrow. No state qualifying team would.
Still 5-3 McAuley midway through the third quarter as the defenses have
Kleist draws a 5m and Bryar converts, McAuley leads Fenwick 6-3
Mother McAuley 7 Fenwick 3 with 7:00 left to play in the last semifinal of
I wish I was at Stevenson watching this Fenwick-McAuley game...good thing
@illpolo is there! - Rebecca Mathews (Iona & H-F)
Fenwick gets a quick goal but trails McAuley 7-4 with 4:30 remaining
Just over two minutes to play and McAuley leads Fenwick 7-5 as the Friars
take a timeout
NOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The power just went out with McAuley leading
Fenwick 7-6 after Barron's latest goal.
It's really dim on the pool deck so they have to wait to get back in the
somebody took your midnight game seriously - Sean Scanlon (Marian
If this game goes to overtime...
it's just like the Super Bowl - Mark Betti (Mundelein)
Still pretty dark, past 10pm, 1:41 left in the game with McAuley leading
Fenwick 7-6 but the Friars on a 3-0 run
Lets just get a glow in the dark ball and let them play - Kevin Tunney
Start pumping in the Skrillex! I'm about to order a pizza.
All kidding aside, this is really a shame.
LET THEM PLAY! LET THEM PLAY! C'mon crowd pull a Bad News Bears right now.
Here we go I guess...playing in the dim lighting
Correction...now a five-minute warmup for the teams
REJECTED BY BOTH COACHES! WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!
Barron's lob goes in! Tied at 7-7.
OH MY! Buglio blocks Arciniega's backhand
Arciniega with a steal at the other end and draws an ejection. Timeout
McAuley leads Fenwick 8-7 with 0:27 left after Kleist scored from the
right side! Beautiful pass from Bryar. Timeout Fenwick.
fenwick turnover and mcauley timeout!
0:21 left, McAuley ball leading by one...McAuley timeout!
MCAULEY WINS 8-7!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
McAuley overcoming Fenwick's rally and a power outage is one of the most
epic things I've see in water polo. Mad props! Epic win.
Congrats to LWC, Mundelein, St Ignatius, and Mother McAuley for winning
tonight to advance to the state semifinal round