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Roundup: McHenry boys water polo 5th at invitational

Published: Saturday, March 22, 2014 10:00 p.m. CDT

The McHenry boys water polo team went 2-1 Saturday to finish fifth at the eight-team Schaumburg Invitational

McHenry beat Lafayette (Mo.), 10-7, in the fifth-place match and beat Chicago Whitney Young, 11-5, in pool play. The Warriors lost to St. Rita, 10-5, in their other pool match.

Garrett Floden and Kevin Braun each scored six goals to lead the Warriors (4-4-1). Matt Peck scored five goals and Miles Lucas added four.


Jacksonville Tournament: At Jacksonville, Johnsburg (1-2) went 0-2 on the day. The Skyhawks lost to Thornton Fractional South, 12-2, and Glenbard North, 16-0.

Against Thornton, Johnsburg was tied, 2-2, after four innings, but gave up 10 runs in the final two innings to take the loss. Mike Pritts pitched four innings, allowing two unearned runs and striking out four. The Skyhawks committed seven errors in the game. Kevin Kordik went 1 for 3 with a triple, and Nick Brengman added an RBI. 

Johnsburg gave up 13 runs in the third inning against Glenbard North and managed only two hits over five innings.


Oak Forest 9, Marengo 3: At Nazareth Academy in La Grange Park, the Indians (1-1) gave up seven runs over the first three innings in the nonconference loss. Jessica Turner, Taylor Carlson and Veronica Ruelius each had an RBI for Marengo. Aubrey Wzientek went 2 for 3 with a run in the game. 

Marengo starter Ruelius gave up three runs to take the loss. 


Rolling Meadows Quad: At Rolling Meadows, McHenry lost all three of its matches, 15-0. The Warriors lost to Rolling Meadows, Stevenson and Lake Forest.

No. 5 singles player Sammi Lindgren and No. 5 doubles players Maia Larsen and Brittany Forgette picked up the lone set victories for the Warriors, against Rolling Meadows. 

• Rob Smith and Kevin Meyer contributed to this report.

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