Andrew Shashin/Mitchell Sokolsky (Stevenson)
The Stevenson tandem combined to score 5 goals in a 12-5 victory over
Mundelein in the sectional final, Shashin netted 5 goals and Sokolsky put
in 2 scores in a semifinal win over Barrington, and Sokolsky recorded 5
goals in Wednesday's quarterfinal win over Lake Forest.
Billy Barth/Shane Hughes (St Ignatius)
Barth recorded 9 goals and Hughes notched 8 scores to help the Wolfpack
make a return trip to state after winning their own sectional. Both
players scored 4 times in a 13-8 title game win over DLS, they combined to
score 4 goals in a semifinal win over Northside, and Hughes scored 3 and
Barth put in 2 goals in an opening round victory over Jones-Payton.
Danny Farmer/Ryan Masi (Fenwick)
Farmer poured in 10 goals and Masi notched 8 scores to help the Friars win
the Lyons Sectional over the weekend. The duo both scored 4 times in a
13-7 title game win over the hosts and combined to score 8 goals in the
team's 14-6 triumph over St Patrick in the semifinal round.
Garrett Nash/Nolan Roberts (Naperville North)
Roberts recorded 10 goals and Nash tallied 8 scores to lead Naperville
North back to the state tournament. Both players scored 2 times in a 9-6
title game win over NC, combined to total 6 goals in a 15-6 semifinal
round win over NV, and each scored 4 goals in a quarterfinal victory over
Jacob Baran/Kristian Kalev (Palatine)
Kalev racked up 21 goals in Palatine's sectional-winning performance while
Baran was a standout on the defensive end, not allowing a goal from set in
the team's semifinal round victory over Conant and coming big in several
key moments in the Pirates' 12-10 title game win over Fremd.
Matt Bachler (Brother Rice)
Bachler scored 10 goals to help the fourth-seeded Crusaders earn a
surprise trip to state after upset wins over Curie and Stagg over the
weekend. He scored 4 goals in both victories and added 2 goals earlier in
the week in a win over Shepard.
Trevor Prince (Loyola)
Prince allowed just 12 goals in three Loyola victories as the Ramblers won
the GBS Sectional. He made 13 saves and blocked a penalty shot in Friday's
13-4 win over New Trier and totaled 14 saves in an 11-5 win over Niles
West in the title game on Saturday.
Zach Roper (Sandburg)
The Sandburg senior totaled 14 goals at the LWC Sectional, including two
key goals in the final two minutes of the team's 12-10 victory over Andrew
in the sectional final.
Allison Travetto/Melissa Gartenberg (Stevenson)
Travetto recorded 17 goals and Gartenberg tallied 15 scores to lead
Stevenson to the Mundelein Sectional title. The pair also combined to
score 13 of the team's 16 goals in a 16-6 win over Mundelein in the
event's title game,
Catie Wallace/Colleen Barron (Fenwick)
Wallace and Barron combined to score 11 goals in wins over York and Lyons
as the Friars won the LT Sectional to qualify for state in 2014. The pair
also chipped in with a pair of goals in the team's quarterfinal round win
Fran Williamson (Mother McAuley)
Williamson scored the game-winner in overtime of the Mighty Macs' 9-7 win
over Bremen. She also poured in 8 goals in McAuley's semifinal round
victory over Richards on Friday.
Jilian Eiken/Kate MacDuff (Naperville North)
MacDuff scored the game-winner from her own end at the end of regulation
to send the Huskies to the state tourney with a 9-8 triumph over
Naperville Central. She allowed just five goals per game in North's three
wins at the Metea Valley Sectional. Meanwhile, Eiken came up big in the
title game as well, scoring 6 of the team's 9 goals en route to the win.
Keelin Frank/Zoe Gottleib/Team Defense (New Trier)
Frank, Gottleib, and the New Trier defense combined to allow just 7 goals
in three games as the Trevians won the GBS Sectional. They allowed one
second half goal in a 10-1 victory over Prospect, held Maine South
scoreless in the semifinal round, and limited Loyola to 6 goals in a 7-6
title game win. Frank also made a key penalty save in the late stages of
the title-winning victory over the Ramblers.
Haley McCabe/Lauren VanderVelde (LWE)
McCabe and VanderVelde both recorded 11 goals to help lead the Griffins to
the LWC Sectional title. McCabe totaled 6 goals and 8 steals while
VanderVelde netted 3 goals in an 11-3 victory over LWN in the semifinals,
then VanderVelde registered 4 goals and McCabe put in 2 scores in a 9-5
win over Andrew that sent East to the state tournament.
Jenny Stelnicki/Tammy Stelnicki (St Ignatius)
The sophomore goaltender (Jenny) allowed just 4 goals per game throughout
the Wolfpack's run to the UIC Sectional title; she also limited Evanston
to just three scores in the event's title game. Tammy led the offense with
4 scores in the team's 9-3 title game victory over the Wildkits.
Rachel Chumbook (Palatine)
Chumbook scored the game-winning goal in Palatine's 9-6 victory over
Conant in the sectional title game and totaled 15 goals at the event for
the Pirates. She also put in the game-tying goal and scored 4 times in
Friday's 12-10 overtime win over Fremd. Earlier in the week, she racked up
7 goals in the team's 17-2 victory over Meadows.