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State Tournament Coverage

The Fenwick boys and the Lyons girls each claimed state titles in 2010. Review the live coverage  from the state finals.


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  US Olympian Genai Kerr Hosting Clinic on Sunday, Nov 21

  2010 IWP Summer League Information/Schedules

  2010 All-Star Game Report

  Francisco, Himmel Lift Boys' All-Stars To 13-12 Shootout Win

  Abbey Kerth and Emily Tylka Lead Girls' All-Stars To 8-7 Win

  2010 All-Illpolo Boys Team | 2010 All-Illpolo Girls Team

  2010 All-State Teams:  Boys Results | Girls Results

  Postseason Info: Awards Banquet | All-Star Game/Clinic

  Age Group Clinic Begins Summer of Water Polo Opportunities

 State Tournament Extras

  2010 State Tournament and Regular Season Videos

  Super Ballers 11: Fenwick's Leaders and the LT Starters

  Week 11 Ballers: Top State Tournament Performers

  The 2010 All-State Tournament Teams

  Updated 2010 State Tournament Brackets

  Wednesday's Feature: Girls' State Quarterfinal Previews

  Tuesday's Feature: Boys' State Quarterfinal Previews

 State Final Game Recaps

  Fenwick Beats Central 11-8 to Claim Seventh Straight Title

  Lyons Finishes Perfect Season With 13-8 Win Over Ignatius

 Girls' State Semifinal Recaps

  St Ignatius Outlasts H-F In 14-11 Overtime Thriller

  Lyons Holds Off Naperville Central 7-6 In Overtime

 Boys' State Semifinal Recaps

  Fenwick Overcomes Early Deficit To Beat St Ignatius 16-8

  Redhawks Overpower Mundelein To Advance to Title Game

 Girls' State Quarterfinal Recaps

  H-F Shocks Defending Champions Fenwick 9-6 on Friday

  St Ignatius Comes From Behind To Stun Fremd 10-9

  Lyons Remains Perfect After Solid 11-3 Win Over New Trier

  Redhawks Control Mundelein in 7-4 Victory on Friday

 Boys' State Quarterfinal Recaps

  St Ignatius Earns First State Tourney Win Over McHenry

  Fenwick Shows Champion's Resolve In 10-8 Win Over Rice

  Mundelein Starts and Finishes Strong In Win Over Loyola

  Redhawks Earn 20-6 Win Over H-F on Thursday Night


  2010 Final Illpolo Rankings: Boys Top 25 | Girls Top 25

  NEW! 2010 All-Sectional Teams Listed in Sectional Center Site Update: 4.9 Million Hits and Counting...

  IWP To Host All-Star Games, Age Group Clinic on June 6

  Week 10 Updates: Blog | Ballers | The Illpolo Report

  Super Ballers 10: Banton, Mayer, Ongman, and Mathews

  Boys Preview: #1 vs #2 and Sectional Finals Questions

  Girls Preview: LT Seeks Perfection and Other Questions

  Friday's Feature Article: There's Nothing Like the Postseason

  Boys' Sectional Semifinal Previews

  Girls' Sectional Semifinal Previews

  Thursday's Feature Article: Girls' Sectional Previews

  Wednesday's Feature Article: Boys' Sectional Previews

  Illpolo TV presents...#1 Fenwick vs #4 Brother Rice

  Tuesday's Feature Article: A Call For More Information

  Donations needed to continue improved coverage

  Monday's Feature Article: The "Biggest" Game of the Season

  Super Ballers 9: Sam Buchman and Stephanie Ovalle

  Week 9 Updates: Blog | Ballers | The Illpolo Report

  Week 9 Update: Conference Tournament Previews

  Super Ballers 8: Francisco, Menis, Apantaku, Palmer, Ovalle

  Week 8 Updates: Blog | Ballers | The Illpolo Report

  Week 8 Preview: Every Week Is The Biggest Week

  Week 7 Super Ballers: Osborne, Farmer, Rigali, O'Connor

  Week 7 Updates: Blog | Ballers | The Illpolo Report

  Friday's Feature Article: Showdown Saturday!

  Girls' Recap: #3 St Ignatius Holds Off #2 Naperville Central

  2010 Sectional Seeds: Boys | Girls

  IHSA Announces State Quarterfinal Brackets on April 21

  Article #10: Preparing for Some Important Sectional News

  Article #9: Rankings...Why They Matter and Why They Don't

  Article #8: Making Sense of Week 6 By Looking Ahead

  Week 6 Super Ballers: Galainena, Martiniak, and Virella

  Week 6 Updates: Blog | Ballers | The Illpolo Report

  Players To Watch, Vol. II: More Players To Look For In 2010

  Exclusive Interview: 'Behind the Scenes at'

  'What If' Article IV: Boys/Girls State On Different Weekends?

  Week 5 Super Ballers: Anderson, Lee, Trilla, and LT's defense

  Week 5 Updates: Blog | Ballers | The Illpolo Report

  Feature Article #8: The Road Traveled

  Article #7: How the Site Started as an Undercover Operation

  Week 4 Super Ballers: Jeremy Stanton & Danijela Jackovich

  Week 4 Updates: Blog | Ballers | The Illpolo Report

  Thursday's Article: Lyons Girls Team Off To Impressive Start

  Wednesday's Article: 2010 Sectional Assignment Analysis

  'What If' Article III: What If The Polo Season Was a Movie

  2010 Sectional Hosts/Assignments: Boys | Girls

  Week 3 Super Ballers: Mundelein's Falconer and Tylka

  Week 3 Updates: Blog | Ballers | The Illpolo Report

  Illpolo TV presents...#3 Lyons vs #9 Stevenson

  'What If' Article II: What If Fantasy Water Polo Existed

  Illpolo TV presents...#1 Oak Park vs #3 Fenwick

  Feature Article #5: The Importance of a Defensive Player

  'What If' Article I: DirecTV Announces 'IL Water Polo' Package

  Players To Watch, Vol. I: Ten Players To Keep An Eye On

  Week 2 Updates: Blog | Ballers | The Illpolo Report

  Week 2 Super Ballers: O'Connell, Poulos and Fleming

  Illpolo TV presents...#1 Oak Park vs #2 Naperville Central

  Feature Article #4: 'The REAL March Madness'

  Feature Article #3: What Is Your Pregame Ritual?

  Feature Article #2: An Inside Look at

  Feature Article #1: Wide Open Title Race No Surprise In 2010

  Week 1 Updates: Blog | Ballers | The Illpolo Report

  Week 1 Super Ballers: Brendan Moore and Erika Lauraitis

  Girls Preview: Several teams in contention for 2010 title

  Boys Preview: No. 1 Oak Park returns entire lineup in '10

  2010 Preseason All-Illpolo Teams | Boys | Girls

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News Archives / Game Recaps / Ballers of the Week



By Aaron Brown


Week 10 Summary


The Illpolo Report archives  >>

The Illpolo Blog | May 2010
By Aaron Brown

Find out the latest happenings and get daily updates for the 2010 season in our daily news blog. Check out the full blog updates here >>

Boys Season Preview | 03.01.10
By Aaron Brown 

Can Fenwick win their seventh straight title? Which teams return the most players from last season? Who are the sleeper teams to get to state this year? Find out in our 2010 boys season preview >>

Sam Virella

Naperville Central

Girls Season Preview | 03.01.10
By Aaron Brown

Can Fenwick defend their state title or will Ignatius, NC, Lyons, McAuley, or Loyola dethrone them? Which teams will surprise everyone in 2010? Find out more in our 2010 girls season preview >>

Erika Lauraitis

All-Illpolo First Team

2010 AWARDS | 03.01.10



Boys All-Illpolo Team


Girls All-Illpolo Team


Illpolo TV | May 2010
By Aaron Brown


MCAC Boys' Championships 2010

#1 Fenwick vs #4 Brother Rice


Fenwick Boys' Tournament 2010

#1 Oak Park vs #2 Naperville Central.

#1 Oak Park vs #3 Fenwick


Lyons Girls' Tournament 2010

#3 Lyons vs #9 Stevenson

The Skip Shot | May 2010
By Aaron Brown


May 10

The "Biggest" Game of the Season


April 21

Every Week Is The Biggest Week


April 7 Undercover


The Skip Shot archives  >>





Fenwick 16 St Ignatius 8

NC 18 Mundelein 10

Consolation Game

St Ignatius 16 Mundelein 15 (2 OT)

State Championship

Fenwick 11 NC 8




St Ignatius 14 H-F 11 (OT)

Lyons 7 NC 6 (OT)

Consolation Game

NC 9 H-F 3

State Championship

Lyons 13 St Ignatius 8

>>>> Complete Scoreboard <<<<


Find out the latest info >



 1 Fenwick

 2 Oak Park

 3 Naperville Central

 4 Brother Rice

 5 St Ignatius

 Top 25 Media Poll



 1 Lyons

 2 St Ignatius

 3 Naperville Central

 4 Homewood-Flossmoor

 5 Fenwick

 5 Fremd

 Top 25 Media Poll


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