Sports Roundup: Morris swimming, bowling get wins
In action this week, both the Morris swimming and Redskins girls bowling teams came away with victories.
The Redskins got nine first places on the day in the win over Fenton.
"It was a good win," Morris coach Andrew Porth said. "The team is coming together well. I'm glad to have Jim Meredith (illness) back. He is a very intense swimmer and a good teammate."
The 200 meter medley relay team of Riley Jackson, Jake Beaudin, Anthony Ascolani and Jordan Ramirez were first in a time of 2:09.08 and the 200 freestyle relay team of Ascolani, Ramirez, Jacob MacLean and Beaudin were first in 1:50.24.
Individual firsts came from: MacLean in the 200 free (2:20.66), Beaudin in the 50 free (:26.80), Ascolani in the 100 butterfly (1:12.26), Beaudin in the 100 free (1:01.97), MacLean in the 400 free (4:58.56), Jackson in the 100 backstroke (1:12.50).
Morris won the JV meet 75-51.
"I was proud of the JV kids," Porth said. "I think they are doing great overall."
Getting a perfect game from sophomore Taylor Warwick and a 654 series, the Morris bowling team topped Kaneland on Tuesday in a Northern Illinois Big 12 match.
"When I looked up and saw that she had the first six strikes, the thought entered my mind that she could possibly throw a 300 game," Morris coach Harry Banks said. "When she threw a strike in the last frame to shoot 300, I knew she had accomplished something many want."
Amber Benson came in with a 532 for the Redskins.
At the JV level, Morris won behind a 488 from Alexis Meadors and a 475 from Hayleigh Knott.
Despite the close score in the non-conference game, coach Russell Witte said that his team played well.
"We played much better than the score indicated. We missed open shot after open shot," Witte said. "It was a great win in a tough place."
Conlan Callahan led Seneca with 15 points. Peyton Schrag added 11.
In the sophomore contest, Princeton won 51-32 despite nine points from Ben Rhoder and Lars Pihl's seven points.
The Panthers got 15 points from Hunter Eutsey and nine from Jeremy Kunz in the loss.
Wilmington was led by 23 points from Dan O'Leary.
Dalton Kinzler had 18 points in the loss to the Panthers.
Logan Zavala had 12 points for the Comets, Tyler Allen 11 points and both Tyler Foote and Tyler Schoonover had 10 each.
Connor Anderson had 10 points and five rebounds for the Comets.
Morris won to improve to 6-2 on the season and 2-1 in NIB12 East play.
Bridget Gile had nine points and Emily Burling nine points and eight rebounds in the win.
Alex Kjellesvik had seven points in the fourth quarter and Jessica Ponce, Tiffany Gonzalez and Tess Hatteberg four each. Katherine Gallick had two points.
St. Anne 47,
Lisa Bruner led Dwight with 11 points while Lauren Seanard added seven points and 13 rebounds.
Bruner had seven points and eight rebounds for Dwight.
Breann Fisher had 11 points in the loss and Chelsea Schultz 10 for the Panthers.
GSW is 5-7 overall.
Glenbard East 25
The Indians (11-1) were led by Taylor Prieboy's 17 points.
Morris improves to 11-0 with the win.
The Redskins were led by Devin Pacheco's 10 points and six rebounds. Addison Polite, Alissa Bojovic and Leona Burton had seven points each.
Polite had eight points and five steals and Bojovic eight points and five rebounds in the win.
Plainfield South 2,846
Led by Justin Shepard's 752 series, the Indians cruised to the Southwest Prairie Conference win.
Minooka (9-1) also had Zach Segatto roll a 692, Dylan Pickett a 625, John Kauffman a 603 and Nick Beeler a 559.
In the JV meet, Minooka won 3,059-2,391. Topping the Indians was the 631 series by Kris Koesema and Alex Guglielmucci a 578.
Morris Little Redskins at Plainfield Force Tournament
The Little Redskins got four first-place finishes at the event including Troy Mutz, Paul Mitchell, Jack Gillen and Bobby Osborn.
Robbie Bates was second in the novice division and Justin Mann was fifth.
Coal City 23
Christian Johnson and Ty Hakey had five points each in the loss for Coal City.
Shaw had 15 points for the Braves.
Coal City 33
Johnson had 12 points and Jake Brnca 10 for the Warriors.