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Wheaton North

The Falcons beat West Chicago 10-3 Monday behind the pitching of Lake Bachar, who improved to 4-0 on the spring with his complete-game effort which included 11 strikeouts.

Wheaton North had wrapped up its three-game series against Naperville North with a 4-3 loss Friday. The game was originally scheduled to be played on Wednesday but was postponed due to the weather.

Wheaton North had won the first two games of the series.

Wheaton Warrenville South

The Tigers lost 4-3 to Waubonsie Valley in a non-conference matchup Saturday.

Offensively, Eric Glitz had a triple and Mitch Krafcheck and Zack Moberg both contributed doubles.

West Chicago

The Wildcats opened up a three-game series with Wheaton North by losing 10-3 Monday.

West Chicago had dropped another one-run game, this time by a 6-5 margin to Sycamore in a non-conference affair Saturday. West Chicago led 5-4 before giving up two runs in the seventh inning.

Mike Zajac knocked out a home run in the defeat and Connor Dall and A.J. Seidler each had doubles.


Wheaton North

The Falcons defeated Streamwood 17-0 on Saturday.

The squad tallied 11 hits in the contest and scored 10 runs in the opening inning.

West Chicago

The Wildcats fell 6-0 to Glenbard North in a DuPage Valley Conference matchup Monday.

Wheaton Academy

The Warriors lost 6-1 to Rosary in a Suburban Christian Conference contest Monday.


Wheaton North

The Falcons defeated West Aurora 25-22, 26-24 in DuPage Valley Conference action April 11.

Xach Sinn and Graham Clark both totaled nine kills and Nick Johnson contributed eight digs.

Wheaton Warrenville South

Behind 19 kills from Jared Wilcox, the Tigers beat West Chicago 22-25, 25-21, 25-16 on April 11.

Riche Planek added 31 assists for Wheaton Warrenville South.

St. Francis

The Spartans captured the title at the Streamwood Tournament, going a perfect 5-0 at the event Saturday.

The squad beat Bartlett, Elgin and Leyden, all in two games, in pool play before defeating Wheaton Academy 25-16, 25-14 in the semifinals. St. Francis then defeated Leyden again in the final.

A day earlier, the Spartans defeated Benet 25-20, 22-25, 25-19 as Patrick Flood had 12 kills. Jeff Jendryk tallied nine kills and Greg Churney added eight kills.


Wheaton Warrenville South

The Tigers beat Lincoln-Way North 1-0 on April 11 as part of the Pepsi Showdown, then tied Fenwick 1-1 on Saturday. Caroline Holmas scored against Fenwick.

Wheaton North

The Falcons lost 2-1 to Maine South Saturday as part of the Pepsi Showdown.

Two days earlier, Wheaton North beat Jacobs 1-0 which came after a 3-1 defeat of Warren on April 9.

St. Francis

The Spartans defeated Aurora Central Catholic 5-0 Friday behind a pair of goals from Anna Vonderhaar and improved to 8-0 on the spring. Andrea Ravlin also totaled a goal and two assists in the victory.

On April 9, St. Francis beat Montini 8-0.


Wheaton co-op

Hosting the 14-team Dave Donaldson Invitational Saturday, Wheaton captured the team title with a score of 148.675, edging out Glenbrook North (147.525).

Ethan Sansone was third in the all-around with a 51.900 while Danny Heller came in eighth (49.400).

Sansone was second on the pommel horse (9.00) and vault (9.35) and third on the parallel bars (9.050).

Heller was the runner-up on the horizontal bar (9.350) and came in third on the pommel horse (8.70) and vault (9.20)

Wheaton had posted a score of 149.500 in a dual meet win over Glenbard East April 10.

Ethan Sansone captured the all-around title with a 53.800 while Danny Heller had a score of 49.900.

Sansone had a 9.5 on both the floor and pommel horse and a 9.3 on the vault.

Heller’s top score was a 9.1 on the floor.


Wheaton Warrenville South

The Tigers ran away with the team title at their own invite Friday, scoring 168 points. Oswego (104) was runner-up.

Jessica Spera won the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 16.00 seconds while Emma Dalan placed first in the 300 hurdles in 49.28. McKenna Kiple and Erin Herrmann finished 1-2 in the 800 and Hope Schmelzle won the 1,600.

Also producing points were Mikayla Kightlinger (fourth in the 3,200), Helen Majer (fourth in the 400), Stephanie Gorski (fifth in the 400), Jennifer Fiola (sixth in the 100), Holly Eyrich (sixth in the 1,600), Sabine Fahey (sixth in the 200) and Alexandra Enright (sixth in the 300 hurdles).

The 4 x 800 relay won in 10:06.70 and the 4 x 200 was victorious in 1:49.20. The 4 x 100 relay finished third.

In the field events, Enright won the high jump after clearing 5 feet, 2 inches while Erin Zappia and Teso Coker came in second and third. Amy Smith was first in the pole vault with a height of 10-0 while Heidi Nassos was fourth in that event.

Nassos and Smith were also second and fourth in the triple jump.

Jordan Elkey, Jade Bagjas and Sydney Fedor placed second, fourth and sixth in the discus. That trio also came in third, fifth and sixth, respectively, in the shot put.

Spera and Kaydee Snodgress added third and fifth-place finishes in the long jump.

Wheaton North

The Falcons hosted the 26th Annual Blue and Gold Invite Friday.

Julie Currie was third in the 100-meter dash with Lauren Griffin coming in fifth. Emma Grisanzio also placed third in the 200 with Alecxandra Renfroe placing fifth. Ayana Steele added a third-place finish in the 300 hurdles and Arica Secrest was sixth.

Jill Humecke and Catherine Blume finished fourth and fifth in the 3,200, Renfroe was fifth in the 400 and Grace Onesti came in sixth in the 800. Kathleen McGivern and Lindsay Johnson were also fifth and sixth, respectively, in the 1,600.

Wheaton North’s 4 x 200 relay won in a time of 1:50.3. The 4 x 400 relay was the runner-up and the 4 x 100 and 4 x 800 relays were both third.

In the field events, Steele and Grisanzio finished third and fourth in the high jump, Bradley and Secrest were third and fourth in the pole vault and Mary Jane Oviatt and Sarah Cassel placed third and fourth, respectively, in the long jump. Oviatt was also second in the triple jump.

Ciara Kiely added third-place finishes in the discus and
shot put.


Wheaton Academy

The Warriors dropped a 4-2 decision to Glenbard North in a recent non-conference dual meet.

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