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Inside girls tennis: Prairie Ridge's Callie Schmit athlete of week

Athlete of the week

Callie Schmit

Prairie Ridge, sr.

Schmit went undefeated at the Hersey Invitational on Saturday to lead the Wolves to a team championship. She had wins against the host Huskies, Rolling Meadows and Downers Grove South. On Tuesday, Schmit helped Prairie Ridge to a big 4-3 Fox Valley Conference win against Jacobs. 

Noteworthy

FVC standings: The Fox Valley Conference Fox Division schedule has the top three teams playing each other next week to likely decide the division title. 

Crystal Lake Central (4-0), Hampshire (3-0) and Grayslake Central (4-0) are all undefeated in the FVC Fox this season.

On Tuesday, Grayslake Central visits Hampshire and then Crystal Lake Central on Thursday. Hampshire hosts Crystal Lake Central on Oct. 8.

Grayslake Central, which played Grayslake North on Thursday, was 3-0 in the Fox Division with 19 points. Crystal Lake Central is 4-0 with 25 points.

Hampshire is 3-0 with 18 points.

The Tigers and Gators are looking to continue their monopoly on division titles, having won it since division play began two seasons ago.

Standings

Fox Valley Conference

Fox Division

Division

Record Points

Crystal Lake Central 4-0 25

Grayslake Central  3-0 19

Hampshire 3-0 18

Grayslake North 2-2 11

Woodstock 1-4 11

Johnsburg 1-2 8

Woodstock North 0-6 6

Valley Division

Division

Record Points

Jacobs 3-2 25

Prairie Ridge 4-1 24

Crystal Lake South 4-0 21

McHenry 3-3 17

Huntley 2-1 13

Cary-Grove 0-3 4

Dundee-Crown 0-4 1

This week’s top meets

Local invitationals,
8 a.m. Saturday

Crystal Lake South and Marian Central are at the Cary-Grove Invitational, and Prairie Ridge plays at the Crystal Lake Central Invitational.

FVC Fox duals

The three undefeated teams in the Fox Division play important matches next week. Grayslake Central is at Hampshire on Tuesday and then Grayslake Central visits Crystal Lake Central on Thursday.

– Rob Smith

rsmith@shawmedia.com

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