A summary of preps sports competition from area schools over the past week
BOYS WATER POLO
Dan Lynch Classic
New Trier (8-0) topped Naperville Central 10-4 on Saturday, March 19, to win the program’s first title at the Fenwick High School tournament in Oak Park.
The Trevians also bested Lyons, 12-6, Fenwick, 13-1, and Neuqua Valley 18-4.
On the weekend, the New Trier program — the varsity, junior varsity and freshman/sophomore teams — went 18-0 with four tournament championships.
Triad 7, New Trier 6
Graham Mastros smacked a grand slam for the Trevs, but Triad earned the walk-off win on Saturday, March 19, in the Kickoff Classic in Evansville.
Brenden Stressler hit a home run and A.J. Steinback knocked in two runs for New Trier (0-2).
Edwardsville 7, New Trier 6
A.J. Steinback and Dylan Mayer hit two-run homers but the Trevians surrendered four runs in the seventh to take the loss Friday, March 16.
Fenwick 10, New Trier 0 (5 inn.)
The Friars’ Talia Lorenzo threw a non-hitter while striking out 12 in the Trevians’ opener Monday, March 21, in Oak Park.
Evanston 3, Loyola 2
The host Ramblers (2-1-1) dropped a back-and-forth affair on Tuesday, March 22, in Wilmette.
Loyola 7, Marist 0
Kaitlyn Kurtz recorded a hat trick to lead the Ramblers to the nononference win on Monday, March 21.
Grace Ehlert added a pair of goals for Loyola.
New Trier 25-25, Lake Zurich 16-15
The Trevians moved to 2-0 with the sweep of the host Bears Wednesday, March 23, in Lake Zurich.
Loyola 25-21-25, Niles West 23-25-23
Colin Murray (13 kills), Ben Trapp (12 kills) and Mark Gonzalez (10 kills, 9 blocks) led the Ramblers to the thrilling season-opening victory Wednesday, March 23, in Wilmette.
Casey McMenamin racked up 41 assists for Loyola, and Andrew Sheedy chipped in 21 digs.
New Trier 25-25, Warren 15-13
The Trevians earned the nonconference victory in their season opener on Monday, March 21, in Northfield.
GIRLS WATER POLO
Naperville North Tournament
New Trier went 2-1 on Saturday, Mach 19, at Naperville North, picking up wins against Lincoln-Way Central (14-5) and North (13-10) and a loss against Fenwick (9-8).
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