High School Highlights: New Trier girls pick up 2 big wins, Giants swimmers put on show at host invite
A summary of preps sports competition from area schools over the past week. Scores and highlights can be sent to email@example.com. More results from the weekend will be included in Friday, Jan. 27’s post.
Taft 38, Loyola 36
Alex Engro finished with 14 points and 5 assists for the Ramblers who saw their seven-game winning streak snapped on Saturday, Jan. 21, in Wilmette.
Glenbrook North 53, New Trier 44
The Spartans (20-2) clipped the Trevians (17-4) in the pivotal Central Suburban South matchup Friday, Jan. 20 in Northbrook.
New Trier 71, Farragut 42
The host Trevians picked up a nonconference win Tuesday, Jan. 17, in Northfield.
Loyola 42, Montini 24
Miles Boland led the Ramblers with 12 points and 9 assists in their league win on the road Tuesday, Jan. 17, in Lombard.
Loyola 46, St. Ignatius 41
Alex Engro had 12 points and Miles Boland 11 in the Ramblers’ Jesuit Cup victory on Friday, Jan. 13, in Wilmette.
Brendan Loftus grabbed 9 rebounds, while Andrew Hollerich chipped in 8 points for Loyola.
New Trier 49, Glenbrook North 31
Rachael Zacks scored 19 points, while Reese Leahy went for 11 with 9 rebounds on Friday, Jan. 20, when the Trevs avenged an early-season loss to the Spartans.
Erin Floyd chipped in 8 rebounds and 4 assists for New Trier.
Loyola 60, Rock Island 52
Paige Engels was named the player of the game for the Ramblers in the Saturday, Jan 21 victory in the Chicago Quad City Shootout.
Regina 31, North Shore Country Day 28
Olivia Fraterrigo recorded 10 points, while Maddie Witchger and Kendall Williams grabbed 6 rebounds each in the Panthers’ rivalry win Tuesday, Jan. 17, in Winnetka.
New Trier 56, Danville 9
Rachael Zacks scored 13 points and KJ Saccaro dished out 7 assists for the victorious Trevians on Monday, Jan. 16, in the MLK Dream Classic at Marshall High School.
Reese Leahy and Marley Meyers added 8 points apiece for New Trier.
Maine South 65, New Trier 48
Rachael Zacks had 18 points in the Trevs’ conference loss on Friday, Jan. 13.
New Trier 66, Zion-Benton 15
New Trier 48, Round Lake 33
New Trier 78, Bartlett 3
The Trevians picked up three dual wins on Saturday, Jan. 14.
BOYS SWIM AND DIVE
Aiden Musick won the 100-yard freestyle and finished second in the 200-yard freestyle while Charlie Bufton took third in the 200 individual medley, all leading New Trier to third in the 15-team relay-focused event Saturday, Jan. 14, in Winnetka.
Gus Koh, Velizar Filipov, Devon Bone and Carter Tiv took second in the 400 free relay to lead Loyola Academy to seventh.
NISCA Power Point Invite
Noam Kulback won the 1-meter dive, Danny Castle the 100 free, and Kevin Obochi the 50 free and 100 fly to lead host Highland Park to a first-place finish in the special 11-team invite on Saturday, Jan. 14, in Highland Park.
New Trier 140.55, Glenbrook South 137.5
Clara Crossgrove won the floor exercise (9.2) and all-around (36.15) competitions in the Trevians’ league win on Tuesday, Jan. 17.
Ryann Segall finished first on bars (9.35) and Anabel Sturgis was second in the all-around (35.3) for New Trier.
Deerfield 134.25, Highland Park 121.55
Maddyn Cohen placed second in the floor (8.5) and third in the beam (8.55) for the Giants on Tuesday, Jan. 17.
Clara Crossgove took 10th on floor and Ryann Segall 11th on bars as New Trier took seventh in the elite invite on Saturday, Jan. 14, in Palatine.
Glenbrook North Regional
Charlie Heyden recorded a six-game pinfall of 1,268, good enough for first place in the tournament and to lead New Trier to a first-place team finish on Saturday, Jan. 14.
Andy Fallon finished with 1,211 pins and Henry Kelly with 1,208 for the regional-champ Trevians.
New Trier def. Evanston
Madeline Blake recorded a 564 series to lead the Trevians to a rivalry win on Wednesday, Jan. 18.
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