A summary of preps sports competition from area schools over the past week. Send scores and highlights to firstname.lastname@example.org.
BOYS WATER POLO
New Trier 20, Maine South 4
The Trevians punched their ticket to the state finals with the sectional-championship win on Saturday, May 13, at Glenbrook South. New Trier, the sectional’s top seed, also bested Glenbrook South (21-3) and Prospect (21-5) in the postseason.
New Trier will play Whitney Young at 4:30 Friday, May 19, in a quarterfinal match in the hopes of defending their 2022 state championship. Fremd, Lyons, Lincoln-Way West, York, Naperville North and Stevenson are also among the state’s final eight teams.
GIRLS WATER POLO
New Trier 8, Maine West 7
The Trevians outlasted the Warriors on Saturday, May 13, at Glenbrook South to again advance to the state finals. The Trevs also downed Glenbrook South (17-2) and Maine South (16-2) en route to the sectional championship.
New Trier will open its state appearance against York at 8:15 p.m. on Thursday, May 18, against York. Stevenson, Sandburg, Mother McAuley, Naperville North, Hersey and Lane Tech also made the finals.
New Trier 7, Niles West 1
Brendan Stressler left the yard twice, hitting a three-run homer and a grand slam, in the Trevians’ league win on Thursday, May 11, in Winnetka.
Loyola 9, Brother Rice 1
Joe Kelly picked up the win on the mound, allowing no earned runs over 6-plus innings pitched for the Ramblers on Monday, May 8, in Chicago.
Mike Southard earned the save in visiting Loyola’s league win.
New Trier 11, Niles North 1
Brendan Stressler had two hits and three RBI to lead the Trevians on Saturday, May 6, in Winnetka.
Q earned the win on the mound for New Trier.
Brother Rice 14, Loyola 5
The Ramblers fell to their league foe on Saturday, May 6, in Glenview.
Glenbrook South 6, New Trier 5 (8 inn.)
Brendan Stressler, Adam Nigro and Ben Toft all hit home runs in the Trevs’ tough league loss on Friday, May 5, in Glenview.
New Trier 2, Lake Forest 0
Charlotte Dellin and Sybil Evans scored a goal apiece for the Trevians (18-3-1) on Wednesday, May 10.
New Trier 5, Highland Park 0
Lauren Caldwell scored twice to lead the Trevians in the Central Suburban crossover victory on Tuesday, May 9, in Northfield.
Josie Noble, Nora Westol and Charlotte Dellin each tallied a goal for New Trier.
BOYS TRACK AND FIELD
Central Suburban South Championships
Ben Crane finished first in the 1,600-meter run (4 minutes, 26.28 seconds) and Tucker Anglemyer in the 400 (50.38 seconds) to lead New Trier (136 points) to a conference championship just ahead of Glenbrook South (125) and Evanston (119) on Friday, May 12, at Niles West.
Keoni Osburne took first in the pole vault, while Oscar Dueno-Alda, Atticus Miller, Crane and Andrew Hepner won the 4-by-800 relay (8:07.49) for the Trevians.
Central Suburban North Championships
Doug Anderson won the 100-, 200- and 400-meter runs as Highland Park placed first as a team in the league championships Thursday, May 11.
Brian Hatoum and Nate Wehner finished 1-2 in the 1,600 and switched places — Wehner first, Hatoum second — in the 3,200 for the Giants, who also got a championship from Barak Goldstein in the 800.
Chicago Catholic League Championships
Will Simon (800-meter run), Henry Hartsfield (300 hurdles) and Panayiotis Mihalopoulos (shot put) earned conference championships while leading Loyola Academy to dominating first-place finish on Friday, May 12, at St. Ignatius.
Emmanuel Ofosu (100), Nicholas Arogundade (110 hurdles) and Enoch Appiah-Kubi (triple jump) each picked-up second-place finishes, as did three Ramblers’ relays (4-by-100, -200 and -400).
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