Prep roundup: York softball picks up blowout wins
IC Catholic's Klostermann threw a six-inning no-hitter
The Trojans opened Metro Suburban Conference play by losing two out of three to Ridgewood. After losing the opener 10-9 on April 9, Timothy split a doubleheader with the Rebels on Saturday.
Justin Vandernaald went 2-for-3 with a double in a 5-2 loss in Game 1. In Game 2 the Trojans erased a four-run deficit to win 7-4. Mike Wieringa was 3-for-4 with 2 RBIs and Ethan Bardolph was 2-for-4 with three RBIs in the victory. On Tuesday, they lost a series opener to Glenbard South 15-4.
The Dukes picked up a pair of blowout wins early this week. On Monday, they beat Proviso West 10-0 in five innings with sophomore Audrey Kosman earning her second win.
Elena Schwarz earned the win in Tuesday’s 18-1 romp at Leyden. Angela Scalzitti went 5-for-5 to improve her average to .656. Isabella Jaeger, Sarah Milkowski, Gracie Sullivan, Taylor Pankau and Hannah Latimer also had multi-hit days against the Eagles.
Catherine Klostermann threw a six-inning no-hitter against Proviso West on Tuesday. Klostermann had 13 strikeouts and the Knights won 15-0. Klostermann was also 3-for-4 with four RBIs at the plate. Anjella Farmer was 4-for-5 and Brenna Langan was 3-for-3 in the win. Farmer blasted a home run and had four RBIs in a 12-2 win over Walther Lutheran the day before.
The Dukes knocked off Hinsdale Central 25-17, 27-25 on Tuesday to pick up a West Suburban Silver win.
GIRLS TRACK & FIELD
The Dukes were eighth out of 13 teams at Downers Grove North’s Ritter Invitational on Friday. Emma Fisher won the 1,600-meter run with a time of 5:02.23. The 4 x 800-meter and 4 x 200 relays took third-place along with Shante Dansby in the 200.
The Dukes placed first out of eight teams at the Maine South Hawk Invite on Saturday, edging Loyola. Jonathon Elsey made the finals at No. 1 singles before losing. Justin Loescher and Adam Camp won the tournament at No. 2 doubles, winning all three matches in straight sets.
The Trojans lost to IMSA 6-1 on Tuesday. Junior Justin Rhiner lost a three-set match at No. 1 singles 5-7, 7-5, 2-6. Riley DeHaan picked up the team’s only victory by winning 6-1, 6-2 at No. 2 singles.
The Dukes won Glenbard South’s Raider Invite on Saturday with 35 points. York is undefeated on the season.
The Dukes placed fourth out of 10 teams as hosts of the Ken Skorza Invitational on Saturday. Sophomore Sam Bode was second in the all-around with a 50.8 total. Bode placed in the top four of all six events. John DiCianni placed fourth on floor exercise.
BOYS WATER POLO
The Dukes went 0-3 at the Lyons Township tournament over the weekend. York lost to Loyola 11-4, Oak Park-River Forest 12-7 and St. Ignatius 12-3.
GIRLS WATER POLO
The Dukes placed fifth out of six teams at the York Invite over the weekend. York knocked off Riverside Brookfield 6-5 to end the tournament with a 1-2 record.