Stories about Benet Academy high school sports
Here are previews of all the Week 8 football games from around the Suburban Life coverage area.
Chris Cruz recorded a hat trick as Timothy Christian soccer rolled in its regional opener, Willowbrook volleyball remained unbeaten and Montini and IC Catholic Prep volleyball both won in Tuesday's prep sports roundup.
Annie Eschenbach finished off a dominant day in the middle with five kills and two blocks at Benet beat Edwardsville 25-20, 25-23 to win the championship of St. Charles East's Scholastic Cup tournament held at Great Lakes Center in Aurora.
Kirsten Krammer played a key role in Benet's win over Glenbard West Wednesday, an early kill to start a rally and back-to-back kills in the second set of the Redwings' eventual 25-17, 25-20 win over the visiting Hilltoppers.
Benet and IC Catholic volleyball, and Benet soccer were all winners in Monday's prep sports roundup.
Nick Roe scored two goals in Benet soccer's win over St. Patrick and St. Francis went 2-1 at the Crystal Lake Quad in Saturday's prep sports roundup.
Senior Elizabeth Fausey and sophomore Mira Kernagis won the doubles championship and senior and top-seeded Shannele Lopez the singles title, as Glenbard West edged Benet for the team championship of the eight-team Rolling Meadows Invite on Saturday.
The St. Francis girls golf team won a regional title on a fifth-score tiebreaker, and York and Lyons also advanced its teams to sectionals at regional meets held Thursday. Also in Thursday's prep sports roundup, Willowbrook volleyball remained unbeaten and Benet soccer edged West Chicago.
Michael Lawler's 27-yard field goal as time expired lifted Benet to a thrilling 20-17 win over Notre Dame on Thursday in Lisle.
Sarah Thornton shot an even-par 70 for a one-shot win over freshman teammate Elyssa Abdullah to extend her postseason championship streak, leading Hinsdale Central to its 15th consecutive regional team title. Downers Grove North and Benet also advanced their teams to sectionals.