The Fenwick High School cross-country teams participated in the Peoria Invitational Oct. 1.
The boys placed fifth as a team with 251 points. Nate McKillop had the Friars’ top individual finish, coming in seventh with a time of 15 minutes, 8.96 seconds.
Other Fenwick runners were Dean O’Bryan (19th, 15:33.93), Grayden Rill (31st, 15:52.90), Benicio Carideo (90th, 16:39.13), Chris Badja (106th, 16:48.73), Finn Munley (127th, 16:59.71) and Michael Domke (170th, 17:29.27)
The Fenwick girls came in 17th with 484 points. Bella Daley had Fenwick’s best showing with a ninth-place finish (18:06.73).
Ava Rodriguez (98th, 20:27.66), Kyra Miller (116th, 20:55.66), Romy Bergetz (140th, 21:27.23), Amalia Anderson (21:27.92), Molly Weber (149th, 21:30.96) and Adelai Kaiser (179th, 22:28.46) completed the Friars’ lineup.
The Fenwick and Oak Park and River Forest High School girls golf teams finished 1-2 at the IHSA Class 2A St. Ignatius Regional Sept. 29.
The Friars’ score of 357 was five strokes better than the runner-up Huskies (362).
Fenwick’s Charlotte Batsman placed third among individuals, shooting a round of 85. OPRF’s Ella Homrok and the Friars’ Kathryn Sweeney each shot 86 to tie for fourth. The Huskies’ Faith Lee (tie for 8th, 90) and Emerson Amstutz (tie for 9th, 91) also placed in the top ten.
Olivia Tsitovich (92), Emma Maria Bassett (94), Megan Grote (117), and Jenin Gabato (127) rounded out the Friars’ lineup, while Elle Tanner (95), Trinity Mosher (100) and Renner Prouty (101) were the other Huskies participating.
However, in the Class 2A Glenbrook North Sectional Oct. 3, not only did neither Fenwick nor OPRF advance as a team to the state finals, but there were no individual qualifiers. The Huskies’ score of 386 was good for 11th place, while the Friars placed 13th with 403 strokes.
Bateman and Sweeney each shot 89, four strokes below the state qualifying score of 85, to lead Fenwick. Mosher (93), Amstutz (94), and Tanner (97) were OPRF’s top individuals.
The Fenwick boys golf team finished third at the IHSA Class 2A Hinsdale South Regional on Sept. 28 with 321 strokes, 19 behind regional winner St. Ignatius.
Clarke Bennett and Jack Harrison each shot 79 to tie for eighth, and Nick Scudder tied for 13th with an 81. Mac Oberlies (82), Liam Dugan (83) and Kevin Hanley (87) rounded out the Friars’ lineup.
On Oct. 3 at the St. Viator Sectional, Fenwick finished seventh with 329 strokes. Bennett shot a 78 and missed qualifying for state by one stroke. Scudder carded a round of 80, Harrison an 85, Hanley an 86, Oberlies an 89 and Dugan a 95.
At the Class 3A Loyola Academy Regional Sept. 28, OPRF’s fifth-place score of 342 was not enough for team advancement to the sectional. However, the Huskies did qualify three individuals, Jacob Goldberg (82), Luke Roberts (84), and Kevin Cortez (85).
At the Conant Sectional on Oct. 3, Cortez narrowly missed qualifying for state, shooting a 78 to finish one shot below the cut line. Roberts shot an 82 and Goldberg an 84.
Trinity cross country
The Trinity High School cross country team had a strong showing at the Pat Savage Invitational held Oct. 2 at Niles West, placing seventh out of 37 schools participating with 236 points.
The McGreal sisters were the Blazers’ top two runners in the Class 1A/2A division. Freshman Molly finished 15th in a time of 19:49.96, while senior Amanda was 17th in 19:57.76.
Ella Miller (20th, 20:03.50), Jasmine Arzuaga (21st, 20:04.71), Myla Roy (39th, 20:49.25) and Jade Morelli (42nd, 20:56.40) rounded out Trinity’s lineup.
The Fenwick High School boys soccer team snapped a four-match losing Sept. 27 as Jake Brecknock’s goal gave the Friars (6-7-2) a 1-0 victory over visiting De La Salle Institute.
Fenwick is seeded third in an upcoming IHSA Class 2A sectional, with the host yet to be announced. Ian Martinello leads the Friars with eight goals and 21 points, while Brecknock has seven goals and 19 points. In goal, Finnegan Williams has posted four shutouts and has a 1.74 goals-against average.
Meanwhile, Oak Park and River Forest High School improved to 10-3 on Sept. 30 with a 6-0 home shutout of Willowbrook. The Huskies are seeded third in the IHSA Class 3A Glenbrook South Sectional.