The OPRF volleyball team downed Glenbrook South 25-15, 25-14 last week. The Huskies (12-4) were led by Justin Cousin and Tim Schmidt. Cousin finished with 11 kills, while Schmidt dished out 21 assists in the match.
OPRF travels to Morton East on Thursday for a 6 p.m. match. The Huskies will be on the road until May 4, when they return home to take on Lyons Township (6 p.m.).
OPRF girls track and field
The Huskies finished fifth with 52 points at the Hinsdale Central Invitational on Saturday, despite having a number of athletes out due to illness.
Raven Timms finished second in the shot put with a toss of 34-4.25. Liz Reyes took second in the 3200-meter run with a time of 12:11.72.
On April 13, the Huskies lost to Downers Grove North 88-48. Timms won the discus toss with a throw of 96-1. Timms also took second in the shot put with a toss of 32-11.
OPRF’s relays did well at the dual meet against the Trojans. TeJuanna Williams, Raven Adams, Mariah Sappington, Austin Austin won the 4 x 200-meter relay with a time of 1:48. Adams, Gift Onyenso, Ashley Parish and Grace Soffer took first in the 4 x 400-meter relay in 4:13.08. The 4 x 800-meter relay team of Evangelie Zachos, Carmen Perez, Reyes and Lillian Taylor finished first with a time of 10:53.3.
OPRF boys water polo
The OPRF boys water polo team’s win-streak came to an end last week when the Huskies fell to St. Ignatius 11-10 in Game 2 of the Weber Allen Classic held at Lyons Township High School.
The Huskies (13-1) finished 2-1 at the tourney, upending York 17-4 and Loyola 16-3. Troy Williams led OPRF by scoring 12 goals total in the three games. Tommy Poulos had eight to go along with a team-high 17 steals, while Nathaniel Williams found the net seven times.
A good sign the OPRF tennis team is destined to again finish in the top five at state this season was clear when the Huskies crushed Glenbrook South 6-1 earlier this season. Glenbrook South finished fifth at state last season.
The Huskies have also racked up wins over Latin, 4-1, Glenbard West, 7-0, and Proviso West, 7-0.
On Saturday, the team won the Prospect Tournament. Denin Jones finished second at No. 1 singles, while the tandem of Alex Gebert and Jack Wilson also finished runner-up at No. 1 doubles. Luke Trinka took first at No. 2 singles, as did Jeremy Dixon at No. 3 singles.
Fenwick girls water polo
The Friars downed cross-town rival OPRF 9-4 last week. Annie Collins led the team with three goals, while Gena Wendt added two.
Fenwick (10-4) also suffered a 6-4 loss to St. Ignatius, despite three goals by Stephanie Ovalle.
The Friars host Latin for Senior Night on Thursday and then wrap up the week at the Stevenson Tournament.
The Friars split a doubleheader against Marion Catholic last week, winning the opener 3-2 and falling in Game 2 11-2.
Fenwick boys water polo
The Friars pushed their record to 14-1 overall with two victories last week. Fenwick downed St. Patrick 16-6 and St. Ignatius 17-10.
Against St. Patrick, Viken Huening and Connor Brown each scored four goals apiece, while Will Rigali pocketed four steals.
John Osborne led the way against St. Ignatius, scoring six goals. Matt Farmer added four.
The Friars will face off again against cross-town rival OPRF at home on Saturday (9 a.m.). Fenwick’s only loss came at the hands of the Huskies earlier this season.
The Blazers upped their record to 13-2 by sweeping a doubleheader against St. Ignatius last week. Nicole Evans led Trinity to a 16-3 win in the opener by going 4-for-4 with two homers and four RBIs.
Abby Ramirez went 4-for-4 with three runs scored and Evans belted a three-run homer in Trinity’s 13-3 victory in Game 2.
Vivi Castellanos went 4-for-4 with a homer in the first game, and blasted a three-run homer in the second game.
The Blazers also blasted their way past Loyola 13-5 last week. Monica Garcia hit a three-run homer, while Castellanos drove in four runs and Ramirez two.