The Oak Park and River Forest High School girls volleyball team improved to 2-0 in the West Suburban Conference Silver Division on Sept. 13, rolling to a 25-5, 25-7 home victory over Proviso West.

Reese Garland and Ella Hullinger each had five kills, Grace Nelson four kills and five digs, Arianna Winsett eight aces, and Kinsey Smith 15 assists for the Huskies (15-4 overall).

OPRF went 3-2 and placed 13th in the Wheaton Classic, held at Wheaton-Warrenville South Sept. 14 and 17. The Huskies posted wins over Geneva, Loyola Academy, and Waubonsie Valley, but lost to Plainfield North and Sandburg.

Girls cross country

Fenwick and Trinity high schools competed in the Riverside-Brookfield Invitational on Sept. 17.

The Blazers came in fourth with 87 points. Freshman Molly McGreal was Trinity’s top runner, placing fourth in a time of 19 minutes, 51.3 seconds. Jasmine Arzuaga (8th), Myla Roy (15th), Laura Murphy (22nd), and Alexa Gonzalez (39th) were other Blazers who finished in the top 50.

The Friars placed sixth as a team with 132 points. Senior Bella Daley finished second overall in a time of 19:14.6. Kyra Miller (29th), Amalia Anderson (34th), Romy Bergetz (35th), Adelai Kaiser (36th), Molly Weber (41st), and Emma Brennan (46th) all placed among the top 50 individuals for Fenwick.

Boys cross country

Fenwick placed seventh at the Riverside-Brookfield Invitational on Sept. 17.

Sophomore Benicio Carideo was the top runner for the Friars, finishing 25th in a time of 17:56.4. 

Other Fenwick runners among the top 50 individuals were senior Grant Schleiter (38th) and senior Jake Leonardi (45th).

Girls swimming and diving

Fenwick, OPRF, and Trinity all competed at the Friar Invitational at Fenwick on Sept. 17. 

The host Friars placed second with 436 points. Notable individual Fenwick performances were turned in by sophomore Anna Doherty (2nd in both the 100 breaststroke and 200 IM); sophomore Evelyn Mulvihill and junior Cailey Peele (2nd and 3rd respectively in the 50 freestyle); senior Baileigh Racky (2nd in the 100 butterfly); senior Annie McCarthy (tie for 4th in the 50 freestyle along with OPRF senior Amanda Lane); and senior Anastasia Lerma and sophomore Vicky Castillo (3rd and 4th respectively in diving). 

The Friars finished second in all three relays: the 200-yard medley (1:52.94), the 200 freestyle (1:42.43), and the 400 freestyle (3:41.98).

Sophomore Sadie Murphy won the 200 individual medley (2:09.20) and the 100 backstroke (58.39) to help OPRF finish fifth with 336 points.

Sophomore Jessica Li had a personal-best time of 26.19 in the 50 freestyle for OPRF. The Huskies’ 200 freestyle relay was third in a time 1:43.55, and the 400 freestyle relay was fourth (3:47.14).

Trinity was eighth with 51 points. Katerina Krysan had the Blazers’ top individual finish, placing 11th in the 500 freestyle in a time of 6:47.39.

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