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Prep roundup: Lemont soccer lashes Oak Lawn

Lemont's Joy Drassler (right) goes toe to toe with a Oak Lawn defender in Tuesday's home game. The Indians were in control at both ends of the field and won 6-0.
Lemont's Joy Drassler (right) goes toe to toe with a Oak Lawn defender in Tuesday's home game. The Indians were in control at both ends of the field and won 6-0.

Behind two goals apiece from Aleksandra Mihailovic and Kim Jerantowski, Lemont’s girls soccer team dismantled Oak Lawn, 6-0, in a South Suburban Conference contest Tuesday.

Kelly Fritz recorded two saves in net for her fourth shutout of the young season.

On April 10, the Indians defeated Shepard, 4-0, behind a goal and an assist from both Jerantowski and Brittney Mikrut. Madelyn Bermele and Carli Bermele each had a goal, Mihailovic tallied two assists and Fritz made four saves to post the shutout.


Lemont competed at the Phil Svetich Argo invitational on Saturday.

Ed Kostrubala put forth an impressive performance, winning the discus event with a distance of 131 feet, five inches and then coming in as the runner-up in the shot put with a mark of 46-6.

Also contributing points were Matt Gagen (fifth in the 3,200-meter run), Alex Chialidikas (fifth in the pole vault), Peter Gianakakis (sixth in the pole vault) and Mike Petruzzi (sixth in the high jump).

The 4x800 relay team of Connor Brandt, Evan Ganzer, Andrew Kramer and Peter DeBiase was ninth, as was the 4x100 grouping of Bobby Davis, Petruzzi, Keeshon Steele and Matt Dunne. The 4x200 team of Sebastian Bialas, Davis, Petruzzi and Gianakakis was also ninth.


Lemont’s girls track team participated in Saturday’s Plainfield North Lady Tiger Relays.

The 4x1,600-meter relay team was fourth in 23:12.81, the 4x 200 relay was 12th and the 4x100 and 4x800 relays came in 14th.

The distance medley relay team also placed fifth.

In the field events, Jacque Desmond captured the pole vault title after clearing 10 feet, six inches. Viktorija Marmaite won the triple jump with a mark of 33-6.5 and was also fourth in the long jump (16-7.5).

Monique Devitt came in fourth in the discus with a distance of 101-10 and fifth in the shot put with a mark of 31-10.5. Lauren Szoldatits was fifth in the discus (101-7).


Lemont cruised to a 5-0 win over Oak Lawn in South Suburban Conference action on April 10.

Nick Urban was a 6-0, 6-1 winner at No. 1 singles and Faraz Longi notched a 6-0, 6-0 victory at No. 2 singles.

The doubles teams of Joe Ziebell and Nathaniel Burner and Austin Economos and Jeff Mason both won 6-0, 6-0 while the duo of Juan Diaz-Sanin and Ace Matthews picked up a 6-1, 6-0 win.

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