High School Highlights: New Trier long jumper Manzano medals at state; local tennis standouts advance to state finals
A summary of preps sports competition from area schools over the past week. Send scores and highlights to firstname.lastname@example.org.
GIRLS TRACK AND FIELD
IHSA State Championships
Gaby Manzano set a personal record with a long jump of 5.58 meters to place fourth in the Class 3A field for New Trier on Saturday, May 20, in Charleston on the campus of Eastern Illinois University.
Manzano also joined with Carly McConnell, Katie Sarnoff and Calli Chiarelli for the All-State (7th place) 4-by-400-meter relay and the ninth-place 4-by-200 relay.
The Trevs’ 4-by-800 team of Eva Scarborough, Josie Cahill, Anna Rivera and Clare Finnigan placed 10th at state.
In the 2A championships, Regina Dominican senior Haneefa Adam recorded an All-State finish in the triple jump, taking seventh with a mark of 10.94.
Makena Coltoff, of Loyola Academy, placed seventh in the 300 hurdles (45.6 seconds) and teammate Jane Lynch finished 13th in the 3,200 run (11 minutes 0.14 seconds).
Prospect 3, Loyola 2
The Ramblers’ season comes to an end after the regional loss on Thursday, May 25.
New Trier 10, Lincoln Park 2
Dylan Mayer knocked in four runs and Graham Mastros scored three times in the Trevians’ playoff-opening win on Wednesday, May 24, at Loyola Academy’s Munz Campus in Glenview.
Justin Wood struck out six batters and picked up the win for New Trier (25-7).
Warren 2, Highland Park 0
Casey Pieper had two hits and JT Killeen and David Finfer one apiece for the Giants in their playoff-opening contest on Wednesday, May 24.
Luke Weber struck out five batters through six innings pitched, giving up five hits, for Highland Park.
Libertyville 11, New Trier 1
The Trevians’ season came to an end on Tuesday, May 23, with an opening-round playoff loss in Libertyville.
Prospect 8, Loyola 5
Mercedes Delgado had two hits including a home run for the Ramblers in the playoff loss on Wednesday, May 24.
Maureen Kinsella, Gwen Coleman and Sophie Wilhelm added a hit and RBI apiece for Loyola Academy.
New Trier 25-25, Niles North 23-22
The Trevians took down the Vikings to claim a regional championship on Thursday, May 25.
New Trier, the sectional’s fourth seed, will take Glenbrook South, the sectional’s top seed, on Saturday, May 27, at Glenbrook North.
Loyola 19-25-25, Evanston 25-23-12
Liam Uruba recorded 11 kills and Jake Balata 10 in the Ramblers’ comeback victory Thursday, May 25, to earn a regional championship.
Nathan Chi dished out 31 assists, while Stef Kins racked up 13 digs for No. 2 Loyola, which will take on No. 3 Glenbrook North on Saturday, May 27, in Northbrook.
New Trier Sectional
Caden Liu won the singles championship and Chris Ackerman and Stan Okesson the doubles title for New Trier on Saturday, May 20, in Winnetka.
Will Feeley finished fourth on the singles side and Oliver Coppieters and Daniel Matter second in doubles as the Trevians also won the team title.
Loyola’s Danny Birmingham and James Sohigian and PJ Barry and Sam Cho placed third and fourth, respectively, to advance to the state championships.
Evan Glebov and Blake Gold bested teammates Andrew Arzac and Andrew Rosenfeld to win the doubles title and lead Highland Park to a sectional championship Saturday, May 20, in Deerfield.
The Giants (16 points) edged runnerup Prospect (15) and Lake Forest (14).
The Record is a nonprofit, nonpartisan community newsroom that relies on reader support to fuel its independent local journalism.
Subscribe to The Record to fund responsible news coverage for your community.
Already a subscriber? You can make a tax-deductible donation at any time.
Joe Coughlin is a co-founder and the editor in chief of The Record. He leads investigative reporting and reports on anything else needed. Joe has been recognized for his investigative reporting and sports reporting, feature writing and photojournalism. Follow Joe on Twitter @joec2319