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Loyola 17 Conant 4 (FINAL)

Live play-by-play


Quarter 1

Loyola goalie Adam Weissert makes a save after Conant drew an ejection on their first possession

Weissert with another save on a shot by Brendan Connolly

Conant's Spencer Lee forces a turnover; Conor Dwyer with a steal; Conant's Mike McGuire prevents a shot with a steal

Weissert makes his third save and starts Loyola's counterattack

Matt Stonequist draws an ehection but Nate LeRoy's shot is tipped over the net

Conor Hulseman with a steal, but Conant goalie Adam Longo blocks a shot by LeRoy on the breakaway

McGuire with a steal, but Weissert gets his fourth save on a shot by Chris Emery and the Ramblers take a timeout with 3:38 left in the period

LeRoy gets open at 2m and takes a pass from Stonequist and scores to put Loyola ahead 1-0

LeRoy with a steal, draws an ejection at 2m, and Evan Rourke scores from 5m to put Loyola up 2-0

Dwyer with a steal, then Rourke hits the post and Conant goes on the counterattack

LeRoy with a steal, but Longo blocks a shot by Dwyer on the other end

Dwyer with a steal and an assist as Stonequist trails the play and scores from the left side with 0:26 left in the opening quarter

LeRoy with another steal, loses the ball near the goal but steals it back and scores with 0:12 remaining in the period

Conant's Mike Varga cannot get a shot off as the clock expires with Loyola ahead 4-0



Quarter 2

McGuire and Rourke each record steals in the first minute of the period

Stonequist adds his second goal from 4m out to put Loyola ahead 5-0

Weissert makes a save on a shot by McGuire

After a steal, Yuki Morita draws an ejection and Conant takes their first timeout of the half

Rouke makes a steal, then passes ahead to Dwyer on the left side, who assists Stonequist on a goal from the left post

Connolly gets a breakaway chance for Conant, but Stonequist makes a steal on the other end

Longo tips a shot over the net, then denies a 2m shot by LeRoy with 3:48 left in the first half

Dwyer gets open on a breakaway and scores to make it 7-0 Loyola

Stonequist's backhand attempt goes wide left, but Loyola retains possession; Longo blocks Stonequist's 4m shot out-of-bounds

Rourke scores from 7m out to make it 8-0

Weissert makes a save on a shot by Varga; Stonequist and Mike Gallagher team up to force a turnover on Conant's next possession

Conant's Chris Emery forces a turnover

LeRoy steals it from Emery and goes down the pool and lobs a shot over Longo to make the score 9-0 with 0:35 left in the half

Varga draws an ejection and Morita scores from the right side to get Conant on the board with 0:16 left in the half



Quarter 3

Weissert knocks down a shot by Conant's Tomasz Chojnacki at the start of the period

LeRoy drives to 2m and takes a pass from Dwyer to score and put Loyola ahead 10-1

Weissert passes ahead to Rourke, who draws a penalty shot; Rourke scores with 5:18 left in the third period

Emery with a steal for Conant; Chojnacki sets to Varga who draws a penalty shot

Weissert makes the save on Varga's penalty shot

Hulseman gets a steal and assists LeRoy on a breakaway goal for a 12-1 lead

Weissert passes ahead to Dwyer, who assists LeRoy on a goal from the left post

Gallagher with a steal for Loyola; LeRoy assists Stonequist on a goal from the left side as Loyola takes a 14-1 lead midway through the third period

Varga draws an ejection, but Weissert denies a shot from the right side by Emery

Jack Shehan scores from outside 5m and makes the score 15-1 with 0:57 left in the third period



Quarter 4

Connolly drives to 2m but Weissert makes a save and starts the counterattack for Loyola

Liam Byrne adds a goal for Loyola with 6:21 remaining

Mike Varga scores at 2m for Conant

Spencer Lee draws an ejection and Chris Emery adds a goal for Conant

Byrne assists Charlie Shaw on a goal from outside 7m with 5:02 to play

Frank Toops with a steal at 2m for Loyola; Emery with a steal on the other end for Conant

Brendan McLaughlin forces a turnover but Loyola cannot score on the other end

Connolly hits the post for Conant; Longo makes a save on an outside shot by Jon Tobin

Conant calls a timeout with 2:16 remaining

Blaine Grzegorek adds a late goal for Conant



Leading Scorers

Loyola - Nate LeRoy 7, Evan Rourke 3, Matt Stonequist 3, Conor Dwyer 1, Jack Shehan 1, Liam Byrne 1, Charlie Shaw 1

Conant - Yuki Morita 1, Mike Varga 1, Blaine Grzegorek 1, Chris Emery 1



State Tournament Blog, Day 2

Updated 5.18.07 - 2:00pm



Updated 5.18.07 - 8:00am

The state tournament blog will cover all of the action on Friday night from Stevenson High School. Starting with the 4:30pm game between Fenwick and Lincoln-Way East, this page will show live play-by-play for the current game in progress. Links will be provided for games that have already been played with play-by-play from all previous games on individual pages.


We have updated to broadband wireless this year, so the site should be updated more frequently than in previous years. As always, send any comments or questions directly to illpolo2007@yahoo.com and we will either try to respond right away or mention/add something in the blog. And just to let us know you are following along, please send any "shout outs" from wherever you are checking up on what is going on at the state tournament.



4:30pm Fenwick vs Lincoln-Way East

5:45pm Brother Rice vs Stevenson

7:00pm Naperville North vs Ignatius

8:15pm Loyola vs Conant