The Fenwick boys water polo team swept through its own Dan Lynch Classic on Friday and Saturday in Oak Park. The Friars won all four of their games by a combined score of 60-27 in the 10-team tournament.

John Barrett, Tom Parolin, and Luke Baldwin each scored three goals apiece in a 17-8 win over cross-town rival OPRF in the opening round. Chris Jones tallied four saves and Kegan Daugherty three for the Friars.

Parolin came away with four goals in a 12-6 win over Lincoln-Way East and in a 17-5 win over Evanston. Bonk and Barrett added three goals apiece in the win over Evanston.

The Friars closed out the tournament with a 14-8 victory over York on Saturday. Mike Mackin, Mike Duggan, Parolin, Bonk, and Barrett each had two goals in the win that pushed Fenwick’s record to a perfect 8-0 on the season.

The Friars edged a team from Winter Park, Fla., 11-8 on Thursday.

Second place
for OPRF girls

The OPRF girls track and field team finished second with 107.5 points at the West Suburban (Silver) Conference Indoor Meet held at Proviso West on Friday.

The Huskies won four events. Kathryn Gevitz won both the high jump (5-3) and the long jump (17-2). Kaniece Pitts won the 55-meter dash with a time of 7.4 seconds. Kristin Kwakwa took first in the 200-meter run with a time of 26.6 seconds.

The Huskies begin the outdoor season at Downers Grove South on April 4.

Huskies vault
into fourth

Tom Geraghty’s first place vault of 13-6 helped the OPRF boys track and field team to a fourth place finish at the WSC Indoor Meet at York on Friday.

The Huskies finished with 65 points, while York took top honors with 163.

Other top finishers for OPRF included Brandon Smith, who took third (:23.10) in the 200-meter dash; Brendan Murphy, who placed fourth (9:39.7) in the 3200-meter run; and Kris Rey-Talley, who finished fourth (2:01.7) in the 800-meter run.

The Huskies begin the outdoor season Friday at Proviso East.

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Brad Spencer

Brad Spencer has been covering sports in and around Oak Park for more than a decade, which means the young athletes he once covered in high school are now out of college and at home living with their parents...