Oak Park and River Forest High School sophomore Sadie Murphy had a solid showing at the IHSA girls swimming and diving state championships Nov. 11-12 at the FMC Natatorium in Westmont.

In the 200-yard individual medley, she placed eighth in a time of 2:04.70. Later in the 100 backstroke consolation finals, she took ninth in a time of 56.73 seconds. 

Murphy was responsible for all of OPRF’s scoring as the Huskies finished in a tie for 29th in the team standings with 9 points.

Fenwick High School senior Baileigh Racky qualified for the consolation finals of the 100 butterfly, finishing 11th in a time of 57.37 seconds. She was the lone scorer of the meet for the Friars, who tied for 39th in the team standings with 2 points.

Local student-athletes commit to colleges

The following student-athletes from Oak Park and River Forest and Fenwick high schools signed letters of intent to continue their athletic careers collegiately on National Signing Day, which took place Nov. 9:

Those committing to college programs from OPRF included Drew Koenig (baseball, Webster University), Calvin Proskey (baseball, University of California at Santa Barbara), Dylan Wipf (baseball, Missouri University of Science and Technology) and Peter Zurawski (volleyball, Ball State University).

Fenwick athletes signing on the dotted line included Alessia di Silvestro (ice hockey, Suffolk University), Caleb Groll, (volleyball, Lindenwood University), Baileigh Racky, (swimming and diving, Niagara University) and Brynne West (ice hockey, Quinnipiac University).

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