The Knights are off to a slow start in the Suburban Christian Conference. After losing two games to St. Edward last week and losing a crossover to Marian Central 12-9 on April 4, IC most recently lost two games to Aurora Central Catholic. The Knights lost the home game 8-3 on Monday and lost on a walk-off hit 6-5 on Tuesday in Aurora. In non-conference action, IC beat Gordon Tech 9-8 on Friday and lost at Westmont 10-9 on Saturday.
A leadoff home run by Gabby Curran and 15 hits weren’t enough in the Knights’ 10-9 loss at Rosary last Friday. Melissa Gonzalez was 3-for-4, but IC lost after committing seven errors.
The next day the Knights split a doubleheader at Westmont. IC lost game one 9-2, but won the second game 4-1.
On Monday, St. Francis won 7-2 at Plunkett Park. Curran drove in both IC runs with a two-run home run.
The Trojans beat Westminster Christian 12-9 on Monday. Timothy came back from a 9-1 deficit in the fourth inning. Seniors Marisa Voss, Charity Floyde and Brittany Scheidt each had multi-hit days. Voss and Floyde each blasted home runs in the win.
Angela Toritto’s hat trick helped the Knights to a 7-0 win over Westminster Christian on Saturday. K.C. Morris and Dominique Lotz scored two goals each and Hannah Hartnett contributed 4 assists. Bailey McCann earned the shutout in goal. IC lost at St. Edward 2-1 on Tuesday.
The Trojans picked up a 2-1 win over IMSA on Saturday.
The Dukes went 2-1 at the City-Suburban Showdown at Glenbrook South on Saturday. York fell to the host Titans 25-12, 25-22, but swept Lincoln Park 25-13, 25-19 and Schurz 25-17, 25-12.
York fell to 0-2 in the West Suburban Silver in a three-game match against Downers Grove North on Tuesday. The Dukes won the first game 25-20, but lost the next two by identical 25-19 scores.
BOYS TRACK & FIELD
James Janowski claimed three top-four finishes at the Charger Nation Invitational in Aurora on Saturday. Janowski was second in the high jump, third in the 100-meter dash and fourth in the 200. Tim Hipskind earned a runner-up finish in the 200. Arturo Chaidez finished third in the 400.
GIRLS TRACK & FIELD
Julia Biegler tied for fourth in the high jump at the Homewood-Flossmoor Invitational on Saturday. Brailey Nudera also tied for fifth in the pole vault. The invite was loaded with top teams.
Biegler and Nudera both won in the same events at a conference triangular meet against Glenbard West and Proviso West on Tuesday. Caroline Sorrentino also won in the 100-meter hurdles, and the Dukes took first in the 4 x 100 and 4 x 200 relays.
Allie Cervone won both the shot put and discus at the Charger Nation Invitational in Aurora on Saturday. Teammate Colleen Maloney came in fourth place in both events. Sophomore Frannie Cervone was the runner up in the high jump. Cara Horan was fifth in the 400-meter dash.
Hannah Bosman (mile) and Heidi Huiner (400) both picked up wins in the Metro Suburban Conference triangular meet with Riverside Brookfield and Fenton on Tuesday.
The Dukes claimed seventh place Friday in the Anthony J. Canino Invitational at Hinsdale Central. York tallied a 121.825 team score in the 10-team meet. Sam Bode cracked the top 10 in the parallel bars with an eighth-place score of 8.0. Bryce Simpson was ninth on the horizontal bar with a 6.8.
The Dukes won the York Invitational on Saturday for their third invitational championship this year. York Scored 27 points and Lincoln-Way Central was second with 20. The Dukes won all three singles brackets. Georgia Schneider won at No. 1, Julia Carlson claimed the title at No. 2 and Lauren Liang won at No. 3. The No. 2 doubles team of Natalie Rizzo and Cori Donofrio also took first place.
A 13-8 win at Homewood Flossmoor on Monday gave the Dukes their first win of the season.
The Knights lost to Lake Forest Academy 4-3 on Saturday and 9-5 to Nazareth on Monday to begin the season.
The Dukes picked up their first win of the season on Saturday, beating Glenbrook North 6-4. On Monday, York fell at Fremd 6-5.