High School Highlights: Trevs baseball off to hot start in Arizona, plenty of local stars at Illinois Top Times
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New Trier 6, Basic Academy 0
Brendan Stressler and Henry Wolfe drove in two runs each to pace the Trevians to a win Thursday, March 30, to finish their road trip to Arizona.
Pitchers Noah Shapo, Aidan Nicholson and Beau McBride combined to throw a three-hit shutout for New Trier (5-1).
Casteel 8, New Trier 5
Dylan Mayer and Ben Toft knocked in two runs apiece for the Trevians (4-1) on Wednesday, March 29, in Arizona.
New Trier 7, Santa Barbara 6
Trey Meyers hit a three-run triple to help the Trevians to their fourth win on the season on Tuesday, March 28, in Arizona.
New Trier 10, Perry (Arizona) 8
Dylan Mayer hit a grand slam and drove in five runs on Monday, March 27, in the Trevians’ opener of their spring break trip to Arizona.
Jack Wilson closed the door with two strikeouts and a save for New Trier.
De la Salle 3, Loyola 2
The Meteors scored twice in the bottom of the sixth to upend the Ramblers (2-2-1) on Monday, March 27.
New Trier 12, Taft 0 (5 inn.)
Declan Spinner had two hits, including a triple, and knocked in three runs for the Trevians on Wednesday, March 22.
Michael Essig homered, and Max Kaplan and Trevor Byrnes combined on the 1-hit shutout, while striking out nine for New Trier (2-0).
Loyola 9, Whitney Young 6
The Ramblers (2-1-1) picked up a nonconference victory on Wednesday, March 22, in Chicago.
Highland Park 4, Grayslake North 1
Dylan Lew knocked in two runs and JT Killeen notched two hits to lead the Giants on Wednesday, March 22.
Luke Weber earned the win on the mound for Highland Park (2-0).
New Trier 6, Lane Tech 2
Ben Toft tripled and Austin Brown scored two runs in the Trevians’ season-opening win on Tuesday, March 21.
Quentin Erickson picked up the win after three innings pitched.
Highland Park 7, Lincoln Park 5
Jake Berliant and David Finfer had an RBI triple apiece in the Giants’ win on Tuesday, March 21.
Loyola 11, Evanston 5
The Ramblers put up five insurance runs in the seventh inning to aid their winning effort on Tuesday, March 28.
Antioch 11, Loyola 1
The Ramblers fell in the road matchup on Tuesday, March 21.
Loyola 9, Plainfield South 3
Mercedes Delgado socked two homers among her five hits to lead the host Ramblers on Monday, March 20, in Glenview.
Bella Mulvaney added three hits, four RBI and a home run for Loyola.
New Trier 6, St. Ignatius 0
Grace Westol scored twice to pace the Trevians in the nonconference win on Thursday, March 23, in Northfield.
Loyola 1, Burlington Central 0
The Ramblers picked up the nonconference win on Tuesday, March 21.
New Trier 2, Niles West 0
Sybil Evans found the net for the Trevians in the conference victory on Monday, March 20.
Loyola 25-26, Evanston 17-24
Ben Trapp and Jack Lopez led the offense with 8 kills for the Ramblers on Thursday, March 30.
Jack Balata tallied 3 blocks and Stef Kins 8 digs for Loyola (7-1)
Vernon Hills/Barrington Tournament
Setter Nathan Chi was selected to the All-Tournament team as Loyola Academy placed fifth overall with a 4-1 record.
Jack Lopez had eight kills and Ben Trapp seven as the Ramblers downed Glenbard East 25-20, 25-9 in their final game Saturday, March 25.
New Trier 25-23-25, Lake Zurich 17-25-23
The Trevians outlasted the Bears to pick up their second win of the season on March 23.
New Trier 25-25, Lakes 12-15
The Trevians picked up a nonconference victory on Wednesday, March 22, in Northfield.
Loyola 25-25, Notre Dame 22-14
Jack Lopez racked up 8 kills, while Nathan Chi had 19 assists for the Ramblers on Wednesday, March 22.
Loyola 25-25, St. Ignatius 11-17
Ben Trapp and Jake Balata tallied five kills apiece as the Ramblers earned the season-opening win on Monday, March 21.
Libertyville 17-25-25, New Trier 25-23-23
The Trevians dropped a heartbreaking season-opener on Monday, March 20.
TRACK AND FIELD
Illinois Top Times Championship
Ben Crane placed second in the 3,200-meter run (9 minutes, 22.78 seconds) to lead New Trier at the unofficial indoor state championships held on Saturday, March 25, in Charleston.
Jordan Kriener, Samuel Teppo, Andrew Hepner and Atticus Miller combined for a fifth-place finish in the 4-by-800, while Cade Pfister added a sixth-place result in the 400 for the Trevs.
Will Simon placed fourth in the 800 and eighth in the 400 for Loyola Academy, which also got a fifth-place triple jump finish from Enoch Appiah-Kubi.
Highland Park High School was led by Doug Anderson’s third-place finish in the 400 (50.21 seconds). Anderson also took seventh in the 200 (22.75). Both of Anderson’s times are school records.
Barak Goldstein (800) and Brian Hatoum (3,200) added sixth-place finishes and Nate Wehner (1,600) a seventh-place result for the Giants.
On the girls side, Gabby Manzano led New Trier with ninth-place finishes in both the long jump and triple jump and joined Jamie Elias, Katie Sarnoff and Anna Rivera to take fourth in the 4-by-400 relay.
Maeve Kelly was seventh in the shot put, and Josie Cahill 10th in the 1,600 for the Trevians.
Ellie Grammas, Morgan Mackie, Jane Lynch and Maeve Norman finished second in the 4-by-800 for Loyola Academy. Ali Banaszek was sixth in the 400 and Lynch ninth in the 1,600 for the Ramblers.
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