Stories about Downers Grove North high school sports
Steady senior role players Isa Samsa and Alexis Casey came through for Downers Grove North Saturday, as the Trojans knocked off Wheaton Warrenville South 25-10, 19-25, 25-13 to take third place at the Wheaton Classic.
Benet's girls cross country was second and its boys team third to pace local teams at Saturday's Eddington Invite at Kaneland. The host Knights were fourth in the girls team standings and the boys were seventh.
Kelly Watson raced 93 yards for a second-quarter touchdown to jolt York out of an early funk, and the Dukes overcame a host of early mistakes to beat Downers Grove North 28-10 in a matchup of unbeatens in the West Suburban Silver.
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Benet, Wheaton Warrenville South and Downers Grove North each went 2-0 at the Wheaton Classic volleyball tournament, and Willowbrook volleyball remained unbeaten in Wednesday's prep sports roundup.
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Two days after finishing as the runner-up at the St. Charles East invite, Benet improved to 9-1 in dual meets with an 8-0 victory over Downers Grove North in Lisle Monday. After back-to-back sectional titles and a state trophy in 2019, Redwings look like they're ready for the move up to Class 2A.
The Willowbrook volleyball team won the championship of the Leyden Invite to run its record to 13-0 on the season, Benet volleyball beat Downers Grove North, Glenbard East and Downers Grove South soccer played to a 1-1 draw and Wheaton Academy golf won a dual at Aurora Central Catholic in the prep sports roundup for Friday and Saturday, Sept. 10-11.
Batavia's Katrina Schlenker took third in the First to the Finish Invite in her season debut, while Dan Watcke led Hinsdale Central's boys to second and Downers Grove North was third in the Class 3A boys race.