Cross Country

High school sports roundup for Tuesday, Sept. 4

The Richmond-Burton girls cross country team placed four runners in the top 10 to capture the Kishwaukee River Conference Preview title at Richardson Adventure Farm in Spring Grove on Tuesday.

Catherine Miller (21:36) placed fourth for the Rockets, Amanda Allport (22:02) took fifth, Jane Wisniewski (23:06) was seventh, and Lilian MacLean (23:30) was 10th. R-B won with 38 points, followed by Woodstock (49 points) and Burlington Central (54).

Woodstock's Kylie Hagmann won the individual title with a time of 21:20, followed by Burlington Central's Erin Jossart (21:21) and Woodstock's Shannon Koscinski (21:25).

Meghan McCann (22:48) was sixth for Woodstock North. Kayla Austin (23:17) was eighth for Harvard.


KRC Preview: At Richardson Adventure Farm, Woodstock's Julio Arellan took second with a time of 17:05 as the Blue Streaks placed second out of six teams with 50 points. Burlington Central won with 41 points. R-B (87) was third.

Burlington Central's Anthony Farmer (16:55) won the individual title. R-B's Thomas Koschak (17:38.7) took third, Woodstock North's Jorge Aragon (18:44) took sixth, and Harvard's Reid Stricker (18:47) was seventh.

Also for Woodstock, Aidan Schleutermann (19:08) was ninth and Diego Cruz (19:09) was 10th.


Huntley 2, Jacobs 0: At Huntley, the Red Raiders moved to 6-0 overall and 5-0 in the Fox Valley Conference with a 25-9, 25-9 win over the Golden Eagles. Sarah Zayas led Huntley with 14 assists and eight digs, Julia Johnson had five kills, and Loren Alberts and Natalie Gaszynski both had four kills. Taylor Jakubowski had 10 digs and Josie Schmitendorf had three aces.

Maggie Wallenberger led Jacobs (2-7, 1-3) with six kills. Tai Ramirez had 10 digs.

Marengo 2, Harvard 0: At Harvard, the Indians won, 25-10, 25-9, in their KRC opener over the Hornets. Lillie Simons led the offense with six kills for Marengo (7-2, 1-0), Lauren Aubry had five aces, and Abi Vito had three kills and two aces. Hannah Faber added four aces and Bailey Bertrand had three aces.

Desiree Brady led Harvard (0-3, 0-1) with two kills, Dianayeli Plata had four digs and an ace, and Kylee Briggs had four assists.

Woodstock North 2, Richmond-Burton 0: At Richmond, the Thunder (4-4, 1-0) beat the Rockets, 25-22, 27-25, in KRC action. Brooke Amann led North with 11 kills, nine digs and four aces. Kendra Bacon added four aces.

Jordyn Duncan led R-B (3-6, 0-1) with four kills, and Kaitlyn Suhr added six assists and seven digs.

McHenry 2, Dundee-Crown 0: At Carpentersville, the Warriors defeated the Chargers, 25-13, 25-20, in FVC action to give McHenry coach Hilary Agnello her first career victory. Sara Boelkens led the Warriors (1-4, 1-4) with eight kills, and Elizabeth Hying, Savannah Coats and Lauren Sena each added four kills.

Dunja Masic and Jacklyn Markovitz each had 10 assists. Izzi Visnjevac led the defense with 21 digs and Gabby Depersio added 10. For the Chargers (0-5, 0-4), Jenna Brown had three kills, five assists and 11 digs. Alyssa Crenshaw added three kills, and Claire Muhvic had 10 digs.

Prairie Ridge 2, Hampshire 0: At Crystal Lake, the Wolves stayed undefeated in FVC play with a 25-19, 25-11 sweep over the Whips. Trinity Sheridan had seven kills, three aces and a block to lead Prairie Ridge (6-1, 5-0), and Olivia Annen and Sammi Lockwood each had six kills and a block. Riley Seagren had five kills and an ace for Hampshire (8-3-1, 2-3).

Crystal Lake Central 2, Cary-Grove 0: At Cary, the Tigers defeated the Trojans, 25-13, 25-19, in FVC action. Olivia Anderson led Central (8-1, 3-1) with six blocks, Grace Levin added 14 assists, and Karina Simatos had 12 digs. Madde Blake paced the offense with seven kills, four aces and seven digs. Camryn Hausler had six kills, five digs and five assists, and Madeline Timmerman had five kills and two blocks.

Jenna Splitt led C-G (5-6, 2-2) with 11 assists, Evynn Layshock had five kills, and Mia Soltis added nine digs.

Alden-Hebron 2, Westminster Christian 1: At Elgin, the Giants (4-1, 1-0 NAC) came back to beat the Warriors, 16-25, 25-15, 25-13, in Northeastern Athletic Conference action.

Kylee Winter led the Giants with eight kills and four blocks, Melanie Nielsen had eight kills and two blocks, and Zoe Deeringer had 12 assists and five kills.

Marian Catholic 2, Marian Central 0: At Woodstock, Gabby Davis had five kills for the Hurricanes in a 25-17, 25-16 East Suburban Catholic Conference loss to the Spartans. Lilli Leggett added four kills for Marian Central (4-8, 0-1), Issy Nick had nine digs, and Grace Graff had 12 assists and two aces.

Woodstock 2, Burlington Central 1: At Woodstock, the Blue Streaks fought back for a 14-25, 25-14, 25-17 KRC win over the Rockets. Woodstock improved to 6-2 and 1-0 in the KRC.


Harvard 5, Marengo 0: At Harvard, Adrian Gorostieta recorded a hat trick to lead the Hornets to the KRC victory over the Indians. Gorostieta, who also had an assist, scored his third goal on a penalty kick to end the scoring.

Gustavo Mercado had a goal and an assist and Marcos Morales also scored on a penalty.

Woodstock North 5, Richmond-Burton 0: At Richmond, Eliel Reynoso scored two goals for the Thunder in a KRC victory. Cole Dillon, Jack Duenas and Omar Bernal also scored, while Bartek Scheibe and Thomas DiFazio had assists for the Thunder (5-0-3, 2-0-1).

North goalkeeper Aj Guanci set the school record with his fifth shutout of the season.

Woodstock 6, Burlington Central 0: At Woodstock, six different players scored for the Blue Streaks (7-2, 3-1) in the KRC win. Scoring for Woodstock were Ryan Azzaline, Oscar Escorza, Caleb Warmbier, Brian Rico, Denis Gjoni and Tim Maidment. Gjoni added two assists, and Warmbier had one. Stephan Turksey and Sergio Alvarez each had two saves for Woodstock in the shutout.

McHenry 8, Grant 1: At McHenry, the Warriors picked up the nonconference win, improving to 3-2-2.


Crystal Lake Central 4, Cary-Grove 3: At Crystal Lake, Katie Haviland and Cassie Preshlock picked up a 7-5, 2-6, 6-1 win at No. 2 doubles for the Tigers (4-1, 2-0) in an FVC win. Morgann Paaske and Emma Grindstaff (No. 3 doubles), Delaney Jenkins and Hannah Pipitone (No. 4 doubles), and Julia Fier (No. 3 singles) won in straight sets for Central.

Bethany Marshall (No. 1 singles), Kaitlin Warner (No. 2 singles) and Karina Los and Alina Krembuszewski (No. 1 doubles) all won for the Trojans.

Jacobs 5, Huntley 2: At Huntley, three of the Eagles' five wins came in three sets against the Raiders in FVC play. Lindsay Cunningham defeated Ruhi Gulati, 6-4, 4-6, 6-3, at No. 1 singles for Jacobs, while Ramya Nissankula and Rebecca Mudge (No. 1 doubles) and Kaya Trumbo and Isha Desai (No. 2 doubles) picked up three-set victories.

Brianna Japkowski (No. 2 singles) and Carolyn Atkinson and Angelina Adams (No. 4 doubles) also won for Jacobs. Carina Bowman (No. 3 singles) and Gabby Kosowski and Kylie Phommasack (No. 3 doubles) earned wins for Huntley (6-5, 1-1).


Prairie Ridge 158, McHenry 172: At Chalet Hills in Cary, Grant Klepitsch earned medalist honors with a 38 in the FVC victory for the Wolves. Dominic Leli and Eddie Winkelmann each had 39s, and Connor Hamilton rounded out the scoring with a 42.

Truman Keppy led McHenry with a 40, followed by Liam Nielsen (42), Ryan Peters (45) and Spencer Rudd (45).

Burlington Central 175, Woodstock North co-op 188: At Bull Valley Golf Club, Woodstock North co-op dropped the KRC dual.


Crystal Lake Central co-op 174, Jacobs 182: At Randall Oaks in West Dundee, Molly Lyne carded a 34 to lead the Tigers to the FVC victory. Renata Petersen had a 40, and Kat Bevill and Arden Podpora both had 50s.

For Jacobs, Roslyn Leitner had a 39, Lauren Kempf had a 41, and Allison McCann and Jenna Walker had 51s.


Rockford East Invitational: At Rockford, McHenry took fifth overall and won two relays in its first meet of the year. Megan Frost, Morgan Donovan, Caileigh McCafferty and Payton Land were first in the 200 medley relay with a time of 1:57.82.

The 100 backstroke relay of Frost, Melisa Nava, Julia Finch and Lang won in 57.99.

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