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PR cross country wins at Ryan Byrne Festival: Northwest Herald sports roundup for Saturday, Sept. 16


Woodstock Ryan Byrne Festival: At Emricson Park, Prairie Ridge’s varsity team won the flighted race with nine points Saturday, taking firsts in Flights 3-7.

Woodstock twins Ishan and Aryan Patel won Flights 1 and 2, with the Wolves taking the other five. The race is run with flights of runners instead of one huge group. Each flight counts the same.

Evan Gilleland (3), Eddy Klimkowski (4), Kevin DeGroot (5), Daniel Cardenas (6) and Steven Randles (7) won their flights for the Wolves. Prairie Ridge also won the junior varsity race with a perfect seven points, taking each flight.

Warren Invitational: At Gurnee, Cary-Grove’s Jameson Tenopir took ninth and Crystal Lake South’s Joey Gonzalez was 21st.


Woodstock Ryan Byrne Festival: At Emricson Park, Prairie Ridge’s girls won the varsity title with 13 points and won four of the seven flights in the race.

The race is run with flights of runners instead of one huge group. Each flight counts the same.

The Wolves’ Olivia McPherson won Flight 1, Emily McPherson won Flight 3, Ali Storz took 5 and Flynn Wolff won 7.

Dundee-Crown’s Ashley Leon won Flight 2.

Warren Invitational: At Gurnee, Crystal Lake South took the team title with 88 points, led by Abby Macheskey in seventh place.

Olivia Pinta (18th), Colette Bacidore (21st) and Victoria Pinta (26th) were the Gators’ other top finishers.


Dundee-Crown Invitational: At Randall Oaks in West Dundee, Huntley took fifth, led by Nathan Elm’s 73 and Nooa Hakala’s 74 in the 22-team event.

The Red Raiders finished with a 309. Elm tied for eighth. Taig Bhathal added a 78 and Sam Locascio shot 84 for the Raiders.

Burlington Central was fifth at 310.


Mundelein Invitational: McHenry’s Madison Donovan shot 79 to win and led the Warriors to the team title with 370. Kilynn Axelson shot a 93 for fifth place.

Jennifer Henry added a 96 for McHenry.

Johnsburg shot 419 for third place in the six-team event. Mackenzie and Lauren McQuiston each shot a 102 for the Skyhawks.


Huntley 2, Hononegah 0: At Huntley, Isaac Jacobo and Kyle Paler scored for the Red Raiders (6-3-1) in their nonconference win over the Indians.

Mason Leslie assisted on Jacobo’s goal, which was scored in the sixth minute. Paler scored in the 67th minute.

Ethan Robertson had two saves in the first half and Jack Bakey had four in the second half for the Raiders.

Harvard 1, Jacobs 0: At Algonquin, David Pichardo scored in the first half as the Hornets beat the Golden Eagles in nonconference play.

Bryan Contreras had an assist for Harvard. Osvaldo Nova had four saves in goal for the Hornets.


Woodstock North co-op Invite: At Woodstock, Jacobs co-op won the team title in the varsity division, followed by Crystal Lake South co-op in second place.

Bella Fontana, Becca Flint, Lila Gorgosz and Abby Uhl took first in the 200 free relay for South co-op, and Fontana, Penny Brereton, Flint and Uhl were first in the 400 free relay.

Uhl was first in the 200 IM and 100 free, and Fontana was first in the 50 free.

Brereton, Abi Zelikman, Flint and Fontana were second in the 200 medley relay.

Kendall Kramer was second in the 200 free and Brereton was second in the 200 IM.

West Aurora Invite: At Aurora, McHenry took second overall and came away with eight total medals.

Earning medals for the Warriors were Victoria Sadowski, Aurora Dunwoody, Emma Blanken and Emma Story in the 200-yard medley relay, and Story, Blanken, Sadowski and Allison Tomaszewski in the 400 free relay.

Story won medals in the 100 free and 200 free, Blanken won medals in the 100 butterfly and 100 backstroke, and Noa Johnson won medals in the 50 free and 100 backstroke.


Wheaton Classic: At Wheaton, Prairie Ridge went 2-1 with wins against Harlem (25-14, 26-24) and Yorkville (25-13, 25-20) and a loss to Waubonsie Valley (21-25, 25-21, 25-19). The Wolves (8-6) finished third in the bronze division after losing both of their pool games on Wednesday.

Grace Jansen had 14 assists and five digs against Harlem, and Maizy Agnello and Adeline Grider added four kills apiece.

Against Yorkville, Mackenzie Schmidt had five kills and three blocks, Tegan Vrbancic and Julia Reina had seven digs apiece, and Grider had three blocks.

In the loss to Waubonsie Valley, Agnello had 10 kills, Alli Rogers had 10 digs, and Schmidt had eight kills and two blocks. Jansen had 26 assists and seven digs.

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