High School Highlights: Senior-night success for Ramblers swimmers, conference golf champs and more
GIRLS SWIM & DIVE
Loyola 94, St. Ignatius 92
Maddy Reed (100-yard butterfly), Annie Leinenweber (200 freestyle), Kathleen Wannemacer (100 free), Anna Quigley (100 backstroke) and Greta Kavanagh (diving) were all event winners as the Ramblers squeaked by the Wolfpack on senior night Oct. 6.
The teams swam relays in a break from normal virtual-meet procedure, and all three Rambler relays set pool records in Loyola’s first-year facility. They were: Reed, Leinenweber, Sienna Bone and Olivia Rucker in the 200 medley relay; Quigley, Wannemacher, Leinenweber and Rucker in the 200 free relay; and Reed, Leinenweber, Bone and Rucker in the 400 free relay.
Loyola 97, Fenwick 47
Freshman diver Greta Kavanagh set the pool record in the 6-meter dive with 266.9 points for the Ramblers on Oct. 2.
Annie Leinenweber picked up wins in three events — the 200-yard freestyle, 500 free and 100 breaststroke — for Loyola in the virtual meet.
Central Suburban League Championships
Max Barr shot a 70 and Charlie Creamean a 72 to lead New Trier (291 strokes) to second behind Glenbrook North (288) on Sept. 30.
Noah Zyung (74) and Michael Rudnick (75) chipped in for the Trevs.
Chicago Catholic League Championships
Senior Mac Purcell shot an even par 72 to lead Loyola to a league championship, scoring a total of 296, on Sept. 30 at Cog Hill in Lemont.
Sophomore Ryan Banas (73) and seniors Patrick Adler (74) and John Rosinski (77) followed closely behind for the Ramblers.
A level down, the Loyola sophomore squad won its 12th consecutive league championship.
IHSA Class 1A Johnsburg Regional
Carrie Hines shot a 90 to lead Regina Dominican to fifth overall at the Wednesday, Oct. 7 event, as the Panthers fell short of qualifying for the sectional.
Girls Catholic Athletic Conference Championships
Katie Magner shot an 80 to earn medalist honors for Loyola Academy, which also won the team title with a score of 330, on Oct. 2 at White Pines Golf Course in Bensenville.
Laine Rutkowki was right behind with an 81 for the Ramblers.
New Trier 7, Loyola 1
The Trevians picked up the nonconference win Sept. 30.
Jamie and Megan Spoeri picked up a win at fourth doubles for Loyola.
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