High school sports roundup for Saturday, Dec. 1

Richmond-Burton took the top spot in three weight classes Saturday as the host Rockets finished runner-up at the Tom DuBois Classic in Richmond.

Lake Forest captured the 11-team title with 205.5 points, followed by R-B (160) and Woodstock (112). Johnsburg finished fifth with 85 points, Marengo (71) placed seventh, Hampshire (59) took eighth, and Huntley (52) was 10th.

Chase Duncan was first at 138 pounds for R-B, Dalton Wood was first at 160 and Brock Wood was first at 170. Taking second for the Rockets were Connor Lucas (126 pounds), Aden Sorensen (132) and Josh Dumont (195).

Woodstock got first-place finishes from Caleb Sciame (106) and Clayton Grisolia (113). Gavin Loiselle (220) took second, and Cooper Adams (145) and Jerred Grell (182) placed third for the Blue Streaks.

Justin Peake finished first at 182 pounds for Johnsburg, while Jack Clauson (160) and Justin Wallace (285) both took third. Hampshire’s Christian Rivero was first at 120 pounds, and Nathan Larson (152) took third.

Ryder Hunkins was second at 145 pounds for Huntley, and Josh Cornett (220) took third. Marengo’s Jake Doyle was third at 138 pounds.

Glenbard East Quad: At Lombard, Marian Central went 3-0 with wins over Glenbard East, 53-22, St. Francis, 72-9, and Rolling Meadows, 65-15. Eight wrestlers went 3-0 for the Hurricanes: Josh Glover, Elon Rodriguez, Scott Burke, Daniel Valeria, Kaden Randazzo, Dylan Connell, Joey Fitzgerald and Cade Bokowy.

Plainfield Central Quad: At Plainfield, Huntley finished 2-1 with wins against Plainfield Central and Downers Grove South. The Red Raiders fell to Glenbard North, which Huntley (7-1) defeated at last season’s Class 3A wrestling state quarterfinals on its way to a fourth-place finish.

Sam Spencer (126 pounds) went 3-0 for Huntley, Andrew Lira (132) and David Ferrante (160) both went 2-0 with two pins, and Gannon Kosowski also went 2-0.

Leyden Quad: At Franklin Park, Christian Olsen, Peyton Timmons and Jimmy Moore all went 3-0 for Crystal Lake South, which finished 2-1 with wins over New Trier, 57-21, and Buffalo Grove, 51-22. The Gators lost to Leyden, 49-18.

Niles West Quad: At Skokie, McHenry was 1-2, dropping to 2-7 on the season. The Warriors defeated Niles West, 41-34, and lost to Metea Valley, 39-30, and Joliet Central, 39-34.

Paul Zunkel finished 2-0 at 160 pounds with two pins for McHenry, and Cruz Basulto (106) and Matt Garcia (182) both went 2-1 with two pins. Brody Hallin (145) finished 2-1, while Zach Seymour (113), Logan Lucas (152) and Zach Krzyzak (170) each recorded a pin.

Plainfield North Mega Duals: At Plainfield, Dundee-Crown lost its first dual to Lincoln-Way East, but rallied with three straight wins against Lincoln-Way Central, 49-24, Hinsdale Central, 66-18, and Willowbrook, 49-21, to go 3-1 on the day.

Colin Mays, Amairie Jones and Gabriel Scales each had four wins for D-C. Joahan Cruz, Isaac Mayer, Jordan Lescaleet and Wyatt Griggel had three apiece.


Hampshire 63, McHenry 33: At McHenry, Collin Woods led the Whip-Purs to an FVC win with a game-best 18 points on seven field goals, including three 3s. Jackson Milison had 11 points and made three 3s, Nick Erickson had nine points, and Marcus Lazar had eight points for Hampshire (2-3, 1-0 FVC).

Brian March led McHenry (0-6, 0-1) with 12 points and Michael Freund had 11 and two 3s.

Crystal Lake South 64, Prairie Ridge 52: At Crystal Lake, Tyler Miller tallied 17 of his game-best 24 points in the first quarter for the host Gators in the FVC win over the Wolves. Miller sank five 3s in the first quarter and finished with six 3s in the victory for South (5-1, 1-0 FVC).

Casey Haskin had 11 points and two 3s for the Gators and Ben Geske and Matt Reall had nine points each. Michael Patterson led the Wolves (0-6, 0-1) with 20 points and four 3s, Ryan First added 13 points with four 3s and Tim Cook tossed in seven.

Sandwich 54, Marian Central 43: At Woodstock, the Hurricanes fell to 1-4 with a loss to the Indians.

Friday’s result

Pecatonica 66, Harvard 64: At Harvard, Dylan Perkins finished with a team-high 22 points, but the Hornets came up short against the Indians. Perkins had seven field goals and made 8 of 10 free throws for Harvard (3-3).

Damon Mueller scored 12 points and Andrew Cooke had 11 points, including two 3s.


Hampshire 57, Carmel 51: At Palatine, Kelby Bannerman scored a game-high 23 points and was named team MVP for Hampshire in the Chicagoland Showcase at Fremd High School. The Whips (6-2) have won five straight after a 1-2 start.

Woodstock North 53, North Boone 35: At Woodstock, the Thunder beat the Vikings behind Abby Hartmann’s 15 points. Taylor Prerost scored 13 points and Kaitlyn Ford had 11 for North (4-4).

Alden-Hebron 56, Westminster Christian 36: At Hebron, the Giants improved to 4-2 with a win against the Warriors.

Friday’s result

Marian Central 48, Joliet Catholic 39: At Woodstock, Janelle Allen had a team-best 14 points for the Hurricanes (3-2, 1-0 ESCC) in the East Suburban Catholic Conference victory. Amber Reynolds had 13 points with three 3s for Marian and Morgan Laudick tossed in nine.


Harlem Invite: At Machesney Park, Jacobs co-op was second as a team and earned first-place individual finishes from Eric Boysen (200 individual medley), Vince Chiappetta (500 freestyle) and Alex Le (100 breaststroke).


Glenbard West Invitational: At Glen Ellyn, freshman Sydney Hallsten took second all-around at 36.05 as Prairie Ridge’s co-op team took fourth in its first meet of the season.

Hallsten won the vault with a 9.55, scored 9.1 on uneven bars, 9.0 on floor exercise and 8.4 on balance beam for the Wolves, who draw team members from Cary-Grove, Crystal Lake Central, Crystal Lake South and Prairie Ridge.

Freshman Gracie Willis (9.5) and senior Maddy Kim (9.45) took second and third, respectively, on the vault. Kim also scored 8.8 on the uneven bars, an event she won at last year’s state meet.

Prairie Ridge scored 137.05 for fourth place as a team. New Trier won the team title at 142.85, while defending team state champion Glenbard West finished with 141.95 and Mundelein edged the Wolves with 137.3.

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