The following is a summary of what took place during the
week in water polo action in Illinois. This is not a complete list; the purpose is to recognize several
of the best performances from across the state that have been reported.
Players To Watch
Kay Andressen (Waubonsie Valley)
Matt Schaedel (Mundelein)
Brennah Hasty (LWE)
Shari Markovitz (GBN)
Biggest Impact Plays
Dan Magee (R-B)
Magee notched the game-winner in overtime of the Bulldogs' 11-10 win over
Jones-Payton on Tuesday.
Garrett Allamian (STC North)
Allamian blocked a penalty shot in the fourth quarter of the North Stars'
8-7 win over Bradley at the Stagg Tournament.
Matt Flanders (Metea Valley)
Flanders scored with 0:19 left in regulation to help Metea Valley earn an
8-8 draw with Waubonsie Valley on Saturday.
Lexy Kos (STC East)
Kos scored the game-winning goal in sudden death overtime to lift the
Saints over Lake Forest 13-12 on Saturday.
Top Goalie Performances
Lane Holin (Stagg)
Holin blocked 32 shots and helped the Chargers finish with a 4-0 record at
their own tournament over the weekend.
Walter Haracz (Loyola)
Haracz made 41 saves and allowed just 5 goals per game to help the
Ramblers win the Palatine Tournament.
Emma Jeronimus (Fremd)
Jeronimus made 41 saves and allowed 4 goals per game as Fremd earned wins
over Bremen and LWC and a draw with Loyola on Saturday.
Jordin Hale (Oak Park)
Hale made 29 saves, dished out 14 assists, and added 2 goals as the
Huskies went 4-0 at the Northside Tourney.
Maddy Demaret (Conant)
Demaret stopped 39 shots, earned one shutout, and scored 2 goals as Conant
won their own tournament on Saturday.
The Warriors started their season with a bang, knocking off #4 St Ignatius
in their first game at the Palatine Tournament on Friday night.
The Spartans kicked off the 2015 campaign with a win over #7 New Trier and
finished the first week of the season with a 2-0 record.
News and Notes
Water Polo Returns!
A total of 14 tournaments and more than 120 games ended a hectic opening
week of water polo in Illinois.
Wimer Wins #500
Stevenson head coach Jeff Wimer claimed his 500th career victory on
Saturday at the Stevenson Tournament.