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Prep roundup: North gymnasts sixth at DVC meet

Published: Thursday, May 1, 2014 11:04 a.m. CDT
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(Bill Ackerman - backerman@shawmedia.com)
Glenbard North's Asim Zaidi competes on pommel horse at Friday's DuPage Valley Conference meet at North. At the Glenbard West invite on Saturday, Zaidi placed fifth on pommel horse.

Competing at the DuPage Valley Conference meet it hosted Friday, the Glenbard North boys gymnastics team posted a score of 112.50 to finish sixth.

The Wheaton co-op (150.60) was the league champion.

A day later, the Panthers participated in the Steve Kafka invitational at Glenbard West High School and finished with a score of 104.90. Luke Meister was sixth in the all-around competition with a 38.50, and Asim Zaidi placed fifth on the pommel horse with a 7.40.

SOFTBALL

Glenbard North

With Cece Dopart tossing a complete-game, two-hit shutout, the Glenbard North softball team beat West Aurora 2-0 in DuPage Valley Conference action Monday. Dopart struck out 10 batters while Sarah Petzold, and Alex Caliva led the offense with a double and RBI each.

Behind a special performance at the plate from Sydney Benz, the Panthers defeated Plainfield Central 13-2 Saturday.

Benz went a perfect 4-for-4 with a double and two home runs while driving in four runs.

A day earlier, the squad beat Glenbard East 10-3.

On April 24, Glenbard North knocked off St. Charles North 5-3 as Dopart struck out six in a complete-game effort. Stephanie Campos was 3-for-4 with a double and RBI to lead the offense.

BOYS VOLLEYBALL

Glenbard North

The Panthers captured the title at Saturday’s Addison Trail invite after posting a perfect record of 5-0.

The squad beat the host Blazers 16-25, 25-18, 15-13 and also defeated St. Charles North, Elk Grove, Latin and Wheaton Academy at the event.

GIRLS SOCCER

Glenbard North

The Panthers defeated West Aurora 1-0 April 24. A day earlier, the squad lost by the same margin to Naperville Central.

GIRLS TRACK

Glenbard North

The Panthers competed at the Carlson-Anderson Classic hosted by Batavia High School on Saturday.

Tasia Collins was second in the shot put with a mark of 37 feet, 10.5 inches, and Allison Wahrman placed second in the long jump with a distance of 16-5.

The 4x100-meter relay team also placed second.

West Chicago

The Wildcats participated in Friday’s Glenbard East invitational.

Cindy Mendez won the 400-meter race with a time of 1:03.21.

Kori King was fifth in the long jump with a distance of 14 feet, 6 inches, and Kelly Conlon placed fifth in the triple jump (31-4).

BOYS TRACK

West Chicago

The Wildcats scored 12 points at Friday’s Glenbard South Raider invite.

Nate Wesolek placed first in the pole vault with a height of 13 feet, 9 inches, and he also was sixth in both the 110-meter and 300 hurdles.

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