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  Weekend Updates         

  By Aaron Brown

  March 16, 2013

 

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GAME PREVIEWS (Saturday, March 16)

 

 

 

TOURNAMENT TO WATCH

FENWICK TOURNAMENT

The final day of the Fenwick Tournament begins with two preliminary round games (Curie vs Fenwick, H-F vs Oak Park) before the teams shift into the championship round. The tournament title will be decided at 5:10pm, followed by the third place game at 6:00pm.

 

OTHER KEY TOURNAMENTS

EVANSTON TOURNAMENT

The Evanston Tournament continues on Saturday with the six teams continuing to mix it up for a total of nine games. The hosts are joined by Bremen, GBN, GBS, McHenry, and St Viator.

 

HINSDALE SOUTH TOURNAMENT

The four-team Hinsdale South Tournament gets underway on Saturday morning, with the Hornets welcoming Andrew, Lockport, and STC East for a six-game event.

 

LWN TOURNAMENT

The six-team LWN Tournament features DeSmet, LWC, Schaumburg, STC North, and Waubonsie for a nine-game event beginning early on Saturday morning.

 

MAINE EAST TOURNAMENT

The Blue Demons' host a wide-variety of teams from across the state in a two-day affair that will culminate in a championship round on Saturday afternoon. Buffalo Grove joins the fray this year along with teams like Bradley, Metea Valley, Niles West, Northside, and Von Steuben. Maine South beat the hosts for the title last season.

 

VERNON HILLS TOURNAMENT

The Cougars host a five-team event that features Barrington, Highland Park, Lake Forest, and Libertyville. With five games already in the books from Friday night, who will come out ahead after Saturday's five-game slate?

 


 

GAME PREVIEWS (Saturday, March 16)

 

 

 

TOURNAMENT TO WATCH

NAPERVILLE CENTRAL TOURNAMENT

The Redhawks' tournament features several of the top teams in the state of Illinois; the first two games of the event were played on Friday night between the hosts, H-F, Mother McAuley, and Mundelein. Fremd and STC East join the festivities on Saturday.

 

OTHER KEY TOURNAMENTS

BREMEN TOURNAMENT

The preliminary round of the Bremen Tournament got underway on Friday night, as the hosts welcomed Argo, Bradley, Hinsdale South, Marian, Morton, Richards, and Stagg for an eight-team bracket-style event.

 

GBS TOURNAMENT

The four-team GBS Tournament continues on Saturday as the hosts, Elk Grove, Hersey, and Palatine continue to mix it up after two games were played on Friday night.

 

STC NORTH TOURNAMENT

Last year's STC North Tournament was a highly-competitive affair won by Buffalo Grove, so expect nothing less from this year's edition. Andrew, BG, Hoffman, Lake Forest, Maine West, and the North Stars get things started on Saturday morning before breaking into the championship round in the afternoon.

 


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GAME RECAPS (Saturday, March 16)

 

 

 

FENWICK TOURNAMENT

Fenwick Tops Lyons To Win Own Tournament
The second-ranked Friars won the latest battle with top-ranked Lyons on Saturday; the Friars pulled out to a 6-2 lead before a late rally from the defending state champions nearly tied the game in the final stages. Six different players scored goals for the tournament winners, who also earned wins over Curie, H-F, and OPRF at the event. Lyons finished the weekend with a 3-1 mark after wins over LWE, Naperville North, and Naperville Central. The third-ranked Huskies also edged Brother Rice, LWE, and Naperville Central to claim an impressive third-place finish. Naperville North's Eric Curia was the event's leading scorer, while Peter Dore led LT with 12 goals and Matt Bresnahan and Matt Farmer combined to score 19 times for the tournament winners.

 

 

EVANSTON TOURNAMENT

Bremen, GBS, St Viator All Enjoy Evanston Tournament Weekend

Bremen, GBS, and St Viator all finished the Evanston Tournament with 4 wins, with the Titans' winning the event via tiebreaker. The Red Jaguars beat the Titans 12-11 on Saturday after a Friday night loss to St Viator, while the loss to Bremen was the only blemish of the weekend for GBS.

 

 

HINSDALE SOUTH TOURNAMENT

Lockport Cruises To Hinsdale South Tournament Title
The Porters earned three big victories over Andrew, Hinsdale South, and STC East on Saturday to win Hinsdale South's Tournament. Dan Oldendorf, David Presz, and Jake Elias combined to register 25 goals and goalie John Goetz blocked 41 shots in Lockport's impressive Saturday. Andrew grabbed second place after edging STC East by one goal after Mike Tamulonis scored the game-tying and game-winning goals. The T-Bolts also earned a convincing 19-8 victory over Hinsdale South.

 

 

LWN TOURNAMENT

DeSmet Ends Illinois Visit With LWN Tournament Title
DeSmet ended their visit to Illinois with a perfect record at the LWN Tournament, getting past Waubonsie Valley 12-9 to win the event with three victories. The Warriors got to the title game after wins over St Rita and Oakville before dropping a three-goal decision to the out-of-state visitors. St Charles North took third via tiebreaker after beating Schaumburg and tying with Oakville in the third-place game. Lincoln-Way Central surprised the hosts to win the fifth-place game, while Schaumburg held off St Rita to finish in seventh position.

 

 

Maine South Repeats As Maine East Tourney Champs
Makai Deneve-Arnam and company earned four convincing wins over the weekend to win the Maine East tournament title. The Hawks beat Bradley 18-10 in the championship game after earning wins over BG, Niles West, and Northside. Deneve-Arnam led the offense with 14 goals, while Matt Kramer (12 goals), Kyle Christie (11 goals), and Ryan Patullo (10 goals) all made major offensive contributions for head coach Chris Deger. Bradley finished with three wins to claim second place, while Andrew Mudreac scored 14 total goals in Niles West's run for a third place finish.

 

 

VERNON HILLS TOURNAMENT

Lake Forest Miles Ahead Of Competition
Lake Forest rolled through the competition at Vernon Hills over the weekend, posting a 4-0 record and scoring 17 goals or more in all four victories. Libertyville finished second with a 3-1 mark after a 22-8 loss to the Scouts in the virtual title game. Barrington bounced back from two losses on Friday to win twice on Saturday and finish in third place, while the hosts upended Highland Park on Friday night to finish their own event in fourth place.

 


 

GAME RECAPS (Saturday, March 16)

 

 

 

BREMEN TOURNAMENT

Bradley Claims Bremen Tournament Title
Bradley snuck past Hinsdale South on Friday night in the opening round and then got past both Bremen and Morton to win the Bremen Tournament on Saturday afternoon. Drew L'Ecuyer scored 10 goals and Rachel Thorson scored 8 times for the Boilers' during their perfect weekend. Morton earned two wins to place second, while Marian got past the hosts 13-5 in the third-place game. Stagg topped Richards for fifth-place, while Hinsdale South grabbed their first win of the weekend by beating Argo 13-1 in the final game of the day for both teams.

 

 

 

GBS TOURNAMENT

Titans On The Rise After Winning Own Tournament

Glenbrook South earned close wins over Hersey and Palatine and also got past Elk Grove on Saturday to win their own event with a 3-0 record. Meanwhile, Elk Grove's Alexa Zajac and Kathryn Noonan each put in 4 goals as the Grenadiers knocked off Palatine 11-7 to claim second place. The Pirates, who were led by Rachel Chumbook's 16 goals, knocked off Hersey 5-2 to finish in third place with one weekend win.

 

 

NAPERVILLE CENTRAL TOURNAMENT

Mighty Macs Make Strong Impression In Naperville

Mother McAuley knocked off Naperville Central 9-5 in the title game of the Redhawks' tournament to walk away from Naperville with a 3-0 record over the weekend. Clare Bryar scored 9 goals during the event, which saw the state's second-ranked team earn convincing wins over Fremd and Mundelein before they downed the hosts in their own pool. The Redhawks finished in second place after Erin Reagan scored 9 times and Jessica Fox allowed just 6 goals in wins over H-F and STC East. H-F fended off Mundelein in the third-place game, while Fremd grabbed their first win of the weekend by beating STC East 10-7 in the fifth-place game.

 

 

NAPERVILLE NORTH TOURNAMENT

Ramblers Successful In Naperville

Evan Swenson scored 15 goals and Meredith O'Brien made 35 saves to lead Loyola to a 3-0 record and a first-place finish at the Naperville North Tournament over the weekend. The Ramblers cruised to a Friday night win over R-B before edging the hosts by a goal on Saturday morning and then getting past Neuqua 13-6 to finish the two-day event with a 3-0 record. The hosts started the tournament off with a 7-5 win over Neuqua Valley and ended it with a 12-1 win over R-B to claim second place, while the Wildcats got past R-B by a 6-3 margin to finish the weekend in third position.

 

 

STC NORTH TOURNAMENT

North Stars Run Away With Tournament Title
St Charles North won their own tournament by earning wins over Andrew, Hoffman, and Maine West on Saturday afternoon. Nicole Guyett (11 goals) and Sarah Stern (10 goals) led the way offensively, while goalkeeper Hannah Horsfall blocked 33 shots in the three-game set for the hosts. Maine West earned two narrow wins over Buffalo Grove and Lake Forest to finish in second place, while Andrew bounced back from an early loss to win two straight and claim third place. Hoffman edged Lake Forest 7-6 in the fifth-place game for their first win of the day.

 

OTHER KEY GAMES

Lincoln-Way East 16 Resurrection 5

Aimee Schaff scored 5 times in the Griffins' 16-5 victory over Resurrection.

 

Lincoln-Way West 11 Schaumburg 5

The Phoenix earned their first win of the season as they traveled to Schaumburg to beat the Saxons 11-5. Ashley Johnson and Krystal Vezzetti each scored 2 times in the loss for the hosts.

 

Sandburg 11 Wheeling 2

The Eagles continued their winning streak with an 11-2 nonconference win over Wheeling on Saturday. Theresa Godlewski scored both goals for the Wildcats, Kat Dobrowski came up with 8 steals, and Kear Myatt made 11 saves in the loss for Wheeling.

 


 

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