The Fenwick boys cross-country team placed fifth at the Riverside-Brookfield Invitational on Sept. 16 with 134 points.
Senior Dean O’Bryan was the Friars’ top individual finisher, placing 11th with a time of 16:30.3. Junior Finnbar Munley (19th, 16:48.8), junior Benicio Carideo (21st, 17:01), junior Chris Zielinski (36th, 17:56.6), sophomore Aleksi Nenadic (59th, 20:29), and junior Christopher Cutler-Brown (63rd, 21:16.8) completed Fenwick’s lineup.
The girls’ team also competed at Riverside-Brookfield and finished fourth with 133 points. Freshman Juliana Gamboa was Fenwick’s top individual, coming in third with a time of 18:39.9.
Senior Anna Scholtens (13th, 20:17.7), freshman Lily Kotynek (32nd, 21:54.4), sophomore Romy Bergetz (42nd, 22:14.4), junior Emma Brennan (48th, 22:41.2), freshman Allison Austin (52nd, 22:49.6), junior Kyra Miller (56th, 23:06.9), senior Amalia Anderson (67th, 23:47.5), senior Elizabeth Brunick (70th, 23:52.3), and senior Lily O’Neill (76th, 24:31) rounded out the Friars’ lineup.
The Fenwick boys soccer team went 1-1-1 last week. On Sept. 11, the Friars (5-3-1) gave up two second-half goals in a 3-1 home defeat to Niles North.
The following day, the Friars played to a 3-3 draw at Mount Carmel. Sam Allaire, Ryan Agozo, and Jack Kupiec each had a goal, and Ian MacKinnon had two assists.
Back at the Fenwick Priory campus on Sept. 14, Jake Brecknock and James Zimmer each scored a goal, and Dominick Ballarin made 10 saves in goal as the Friars edged past North Shore Country Day 2-1.
The NSCD match started a five-match homestand as Fenwick welcomes DePaul Prep (Sept. 19, post-deadline) and Marmion Academy (Sept. 21) to the Priory this week.
Marcelina Kozaczka had 12 kills and two aces and Lola Tortorello 13 assists and two aces as Fenwick (5-5) defeated visiting Montini 25-23, 25-19 on Sept. 12.
Bella Gray added three aces and Hazel Davis 10 digs for the Friars, who have road matches this week at IC Catholic Prep (Sept. 19, post-deadline) and Lane Tech (Sept. 21). Fenwick’s next home match is Sept. 26 against Loyola Academy.