Prep Roundup: Gators boys tennis wins CLS invite
The Crystal Lake South boys tennis team was victorious at it's own invitation Saturday in Crystal Lake.
The Gators finished with 15 team points, which was one point ahead of second-place Boylan. Wheaton North was third with 13, and Fremd and Schaumburg tied for fourth with 11.
Nick Thome of Crystal Lake South finished in second place in the singles portion of the invite. At doubles, Kyle Devlin and Grant Gassensmith finished third for the Gators.
Huntley Quad: At Huntley, the Red Raiders (9-4) won two of their three matches as host team. Huntley beat Belvidere. 4-1, and Rockford Lutheran, 5-0. Their loss came against Batavia, 5-0. Huntley's No. 1 doubles pair of Jake Grabner and Matt Frederick won both of their matches in the Red Raiders' wins.
Kaneland 7, Prairie Ridge 4: At Crystal Lake, the Wolves (10-13) fell to Kaneland in a nonconference matchup. Marcus Sargeant had a double and an RBI, and Chris Slack had two hits and stole three bases for Prairie Ridge in the loss.
Mundelein 6, McHenry 5: At Mundelein, the Warriors allowed four runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to take the loss in the nonconference matchup. Dylan Weston had four hits and drove in two runs for McHenry (15-6). Mike Borst added a double and an RBI for the Warriors.
Alden-Hebron 18, Christian Life 8: Alec O'Halleran and Andrew Tieman each had four hits as the Giants (9-10, 3-5) won in Northeastern Athletic Conference action.
Marshall Glenn added three hits, including a double, and drove in a pair of runs for A-H, and Matt Winter threw five innings for the victory.
Track and Field
Badger (Wis.) Invitational: At Lake Geneva, Robbie Gleeson won the 400 meters and placed second in the 200 to lead Cary-Grove at the eight-team meet Friday night. The Trojans, missing several athletes who attended prom, finished seventh with 48 points.
C-G’s 4x400 relay team of Gleeson, Nick Zanetti, Brian Reidl and Jeffrey Yokup was second in 3:34.66.
Crystal Lake Central Invite: At Crystal Lake, the host Tigers finished third (69.5 points) behind Kaneland (160.5) and Burlington Central (91). Dundee-Crown was fifth (53.5) and Prairie Ridge finished with 8.5 points. Dundee-Crown’s Malik Dunner won the 100 (11.39) and Austin White won the 200 (22.73) for the Chargers. Crystal Lake Central got a win from Scott Benhart in the 400 (51.94).
Marengo softball tournament: At Marengo, the Indians finished in fourth place after losing to Hononegah, 10-9, in the third-place game. Hononegah scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to claim third place. Abby Kissack was 4 for 5 with two home runs and four RBIs in the game.
In the early games, Marengo lost to Andrew, 8-7, in nine innings and beat Fenton, 22-0 in five. Against Andrew, Veronica Ruelius was 4 for 4 with three runs score, a double and three RBIs, and Gabbi Markison added a home run. Kissack pitched a five-inning perfect game against Fenton. Allison Jasinski was 2 for 2 with four RBIs and two home runs in the team's lone win of the day.
Track and Field
Badger (Wis.) Invitational: At Lake Geneva, Cary-Grove’s Nikki Freeman threw her career-best 140-2 in the discus to lead the Trojans to 88 points and second place. C-G missed several of its athletes who were attending prom.
Maggie Cherveny won the triple jump at 33-11 and was fifth in the long jump. Nicole Robins tied for second in the high jump and Sabrina Mishall was third in pole vault.
Olivia Roehri was second to Freeman in the discus and second in shot put. Freeman placed fourth in the shot.
Kane County Meet: At Maple Park, Dundee-Crown finished with 13.33 points in the Kane County Meet at Kaneland High School. D-C’s Emily Michalski finished second in the high jump (5-2) and Kayla Lawrence got fourth in the 100 hurdles (15.77).
Woodstock Invite: At Woodstock, Huntley finished second (90 points) behind meet winner Yorkville (93). Woodstock finished with 40.5 points, while Harvard (8), Woodstock North (0), and Jacobs (0) also competed. Huntley got wins from Delaney Lyman in the pole vault (9-6.1) and Macy Tramblay in the 100 hurdles (15.46). Maura Beattie took second in the 1,600 (5:09.10) for Woodstock, while Harvard’s Sophie Stricker took third in the 400 (1:00.75).
• Chris Casey, Joe Stevenson and Kevin Meyer contributed to this report