Fenwick 10 Palatine 5
Will Rigali tallied 4 scores, Viken Huening added 3
goals, and John Osborne scored 2 times to help lift the Friars to a 10-5
win over Palatine on Saturday morning. Brad Ferris scored 3 times in the
loss for the Pirates.
Brother Rice 13 Mundelein 8
Sean Davis totaled 10 goals to lead the Crusaders to a
13-8 victory over Mundelein on Saturday. The Mustangs trailed 5-4 at the
half, but Rice used a 5-0 run in the third quarter to propel them to the
win. Matt Stelnicki also scored 2 times in the win for the Crusaders.
Pat Falconer and Will Davidson each scored 3 goals in
the loss for Mundelein.
Fenwick 17 Stevenson 3
Seven players scored 2 goals (Chris Dan, DJ Gallo, John
Osborne, Matt Farmer, Ted Herbstritt, Viken Huening, Will Rigali) as the
Friars rolled to a 17-3 win over Stevenson. Fenwick built a 7-0 lead early
in the game before allowing a goal to Stevenson's Chris Hodges. Doug
Malfar and Jon Nadel also tallied goals in the loss for Stevenson.
Brother Rice 16 New Trier 8
Sean Davis scored 6 times and Matt Stelnicki added 4
goals as Brother Rice earned their second win of the tournament with a
16-8 victory over New Trier. Mike Mulcrone and Peter Wasik each added 2
scores in the win for the Crusaders. Konrad VolMoltke, Jordan Palmer, and
Matt McClone each scored 2 times in the loss for the Trevians.
Naperville Central 17 Palatine 5
The Redhawks knocked off Palatine 17-5 to improve to
2-1 at the Stevenston Tournament, as Mark Menis and Ryan Stanley led the
way with 4 goals in the win. Kyle Rickert added 3 scores in the win for
Central. Brad Ferris scored 2 times in the loss for the Pirates.
Oak Park 9 Mundelein 7
The Huskies held off a late surge from Mundelein to
finish the preliminary round of the Stevenson Tournament with a 9-7
victory over the Mustangs on Saturday afternoon. Oak Park went on a 4-0
run in the fourth quarter to seemingly pull away from the Mustangs, but
Pat Falconer and Will Davidson added fourth quarter goals to trim the lead
to 9-7 with three minutes remaining. But Huskies' goalie David Anderson
made a key save (9 saves total) and Armando Lee made a steal on a Mundelein counterattack
to give Oak Park their third win of the tournament. Troy Williams scored 3
times and Lee, Luke O'Connell, and Tommy Poulos each added 2 scores in the win for the Huskies, while Davidson
and Falconer both tallied 3 scores in the loss for the Mustangs.
Championship round schedule
New Trier 10
Konrad VonMoltke and Matt McClone both recorded 4 goals
as New Trier outlasted Palatine 10-7 to claim a seventh-place finish at
the Stevenson Tournament on Saturday afternoon. The Trevians trailed 2-0
just two minutes into the game after two straight goals by the Pirates'
Jeremy Stanton, but they responded defensively and took a 5-4 lead into
McClone scored 3 of his 4 goals
in the second half, including two straight scores
in a 3-1 run during the third period that gave New Trier enough breathing
room to emerge with the win.
The Patriots used a dramatic 6-1 run in the third
quarter to shock Mundelein 10-7 on Saturday in the fifth place game of
their own tournament on Saturday. Trailing 5-3 early in the second half,
Josh Hodges scored 3 times (including a goal from his own end at the end
of the period), Alex Rembialkowski scored 2 times, and Jason Yang scored a
rebound goal to give Stevenson a lead they would never relinquish. Hodges
totaled 4 scores and Rembialkowski finished with 3 goals in the win for
the Patriots, who earned their second win over a ranked opponent this
weekend. Pat Falconer scored 4 times in the loss for the Mustangs.
Naperville Central 10 Brother Rice 6
Mark Menis scored 4 times and Jay Howenstine added 2
scores to help lift Naperville Central to a 10-6 win over Brother Rice in
the third-place game of the Stevenson Tournament on Saturday. The Redhawks
outscored the Crusaders 5-1 in a nine-minute span in the third and fourth
quarters to emerge victorious and finish the weekend with a 3-1 record.
Matt Stelnicki and Sean Davis both scored 3 times in the loss for the
Crusaders, who finished the tournament with a 2-2 mark.
Fenwick 12 Oak Park
11 (Shootout: Fenwick
5 Oak Park 4)
Dan Francisco made a save in the sixth round of a
shootout to give Fenwick a 12-11 win over Oak Park after the two teams
finished regulation tied at 7-7. Both Francisco and Oak Park goalie David
Anderson made stops in the first attempt to score for both teams, but it
was Francisco's save on Troy Williams' effort that gave the Friars their
second straight win over the Huskies in Round 3 of the battle between the
In regulation, the teams started out evenly matched,
ending the first period tied at 2-2. The Friars, however, went on a 3-0 run
in the second period, getting goals from Connor Brown, DJ Gallo, and Will Rigali, to lead at
halftime 5-2. Armando Lee and John Osborne traded
goals early in the second half, but Fenwick still held a three-goal lead
until late in the quarter. That's when Oak Park tightened the game up, as
Anderson made a steal and assisted Troy Williams on a breakaway goal, then
Dylan O'Connell scored from the left side with one second left in the
period to cut the Fenwick lead to 6-5.
In the final quarter, the Huskies wasted no time
evened up, as Lee fought for position and scored from two-meters
out to tie the game at 6-6. Dylan O'Connell then gave the Huskies their
first lead since the opening quarter, as he made a steal on the perimeter
and went the length of the pool to slide a shot under the arm of Francisco
to give Oak Park a 7-6 advantage with 3:22 left to play. Fenwick came right back to tie the game,
as Rigali drew a penalty and converted the ensuing shot with 3:07 remaining.
Neither team could score in the closing minutes, so the game went to an
Including the goals scored in the shootout, Osborne led
the Friars with 3 scores and Brown, Farmer, Gallo, and Rigali all scored
2 goals in the victory. Lee led the Huskies with 4 scores and Dylan
O'Connell added 3 goals in the narrow loss for the Huskies.
Neuqua Valley 14 Buffalo Grove 9
Mike Rooney scored 5 goals and AJ Quebbeman added 3
scores as Neuqua Valley topped Buffalo Grove 14-9 to finish the Conant
Tournament in second place with a 3-1 record. The Wildcats fell to
Lincoln-Way North in the title game 12-11.