Wrestlers place nationally
Two wrestlers from Oak Park placed at the Reno World Championship National Wrestling tournament.
Ryan Fish, wrestling with the Fenwick Falcons youth program placed fifth in the 8-year-old division, 90-pound weight class.
Sam Brooks, wrestling with the Fenwick Falcons and Overtime School of Wrestling placed fifth in the 10-year-old division, 90-pound weight class. The Reno World Championships, held in Reno, Nevada, on April 1-3, is one of the largest junior wrestling tournaments in the world. Over 2,500 wrestlers from over 40 states participated in the tournament.
Fenwick grapplers place at Junior State
The Fenwick Falcons youth wrestling team took eighth place at the Junior State Wrestling tournament. Held in Danville last month, Junior State is the state-wide tournament for 8, 9, and 10 year olds. Nearly 750 wrestlers representing over 140 teams participated in the tournament. First place finishers included Sam Brooks and Jack Dardanes. Nick Ruffino, Jr., took second place; Nick Kowalczuk took third place; and John Bragado placed seventh.
U12 boys 5, Tri Cities 0
(Strikers goals: Malachy Schrobilgen 3, Alex Platt-Koch, Stefan Segreti; Assist: Jalen Ross; Outstanding game: Brendan Donley, defense)
Lombard Firebirds 3, U9 Girls 0
U10 girls 2, St. Charles Shooting Stars 1
(Strikers goals: Alex Fendrich 2; Assists: Olivia O'Sullivan 2)
U11 Girls, Won Round Robin Tournament with River Forest Rapids & Elmwood Park Express
U11 girls 3, Elmwood Park Express 1
U12 girls 7, Lyons Township 0
Cary Defenders 3, U13 girls 1
(Strikers goal: Katie Elgie)
U14 Navy team 4, TCSA Blue Galaxy 1
(Strikers goals: Rachel Picher 2, Emily Sher, Patricia Sullivan)
U14 Orange girls won tournament
U14 Orange girls 4, Liberty Premier Black 0
SASA Prairie Fire 3, U14 Orange girls 1
U14 Orange girls 2, Crystal Lake Force White 0
U14 Orange girls 1, Brookfield Wisconsin 0 (title)
U8 Girls 6, Lyons Twnp 0
(Rapids goals: Sarah Sattler (2), Laura Tonino, Olivia Doyle, Cailtlin Josephs and Julia Weiss
U11 Girls Rapids 0, Hinsdale Green 0
(Rapids: Goalkeepers: Katy Oldach, Carly Jones; Standouts: K. Oldach, Nina Rossiello, Annie Swock, Renata Voci)