Fenwick senior McKenzie Moorman had a game-high 16 kills in a 34-32, 25-19 win over Jones in the Argo Regional final. (File photo)

The Fenwick and OPRF girls volleyball teams played an instant classic during the regular season, with the Friars prevailing 25-21, 22-25, 26-24. Another commonality between the crosstown rivals is they both won a regional championship in the Class 4A state playoffs. If each team wins its next match, Fenwick (19-5) and OPRF (14-20) will meet again in the final of the De La Salle Sectional.

After cruising past Kenwood in their opener, the Friars outlasted Jones 34-32, 25-19 in a scintillating regional final at Argo. South Carolina-bound McKenzie Moorman led the Friars with 16 kills. Zaria Glover (7 kills, 3 blocks) and Beau Vanderlaan (4 blocks) also contributed for the victors.

Like Fenwick, the Huskies swept all four sets (Oak Lawn 26-24, 25-12) and (Lane 25-21, 25-15) en route to winning the Lane Regional.

Offensively, Zora Barnett (8 kills), Natalie Chizzo (7 kills) and Chloe Cantu (5 kills) led the Huskies. Ella Dunavan led the defense with 10 digs.

Trinity cross country

The sophomore-laden Blazers continued to impress this postseason by placing fourth at the Fenton Sectional in the Class 2A state playoffs. Five of the team’s top seven runners are sophomores.

Sophomores Kate Foley (10th/20:02.7) and Sylvia Ritzler (12th/20:14.5) paced the Blazers. Regional champion/senior Alexis Cohn also ran well, finishing 14th with a time of 20:23.5.

Courtney Yungerman (21:13.5), Hannah Roberts (21:46.7), Jessica Hoffman (22:42.9) and Annabel Halloran (22:54.6) also competed for Trinity.

OPRF girls cross country

The Huskies advanced to the Class 3A state finals with a fifth-place showing (114) at the Niles West Sectional.

Sophomore Nora Wollen (14th place/18:15), senior Hannah Thompson (16th/18:16.4) and freshman Josephine Welin (21st/18:23.2) led the Huskies with times inside the top 25.

Freshman Samantha Duwe (27th/18:33), sophomore Parker Hulen (42nd/19:08), senior Violet Harper (50th/19:15) and junior Audrey Lewis (75th/19:43) also represented the Huskies at Niles West.

Fenwick girls cross country

Senior Laura Durkin and junior Marie O’Brien recorded times of 18:46.6 and 18:52.7 to earn a trip to the Class 3A state finals. The Friars just missed qualifying for state as a team with a score 167, trailing the final state qualifier Plainfield North (164) by three points.

Downers Grove South junior Brenna Cohoon was the sectional individual champion with a time of 17:01.5. Downers Grove South claimed the team title as well with 29 points, followed by Lyons Township (59), Hinsdale Central (80), Downers Grove North (104) and Plainfield North (164).

Fenwick boys cross country

The Friars finished 11th in the team standings with a score of 343 at the Marist Sectional. Seniors Joseph Wermes and Eric Janc posted top times for Fenwick. Wermes came in 54th at 15:57.9 and Janc was 56th at 15:58.7. Teammate Owen Filbin finished the course in 16:26.4 (77th).

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