Stories about Geneva high school sports
Geneva left guard Victor Starkov and Batavia senior long snapper Macguire Moss were among those competing at West Aurora's 'Battle of the Big Butts' linemen challenge on Thursday.
With first-year coach Boone Thorgesen leading the way, Geneva kicked off its summer camp this week. 'It's been great to get the pads out.'
Led by St. Charles North senior Nick DeMarco, here is the 2021 Kane County Chronicle All Area Team.
Here is the Kane County Chronicle All-Area soccer team led by St. Charles East senior Hannah Miller.
Reese Wheatley and the Batavia 800-meter relay held off Homewood Flossmoor to take the Class 3A state championship on Saturday in Charleston, while Micah Wilson won the 3,200 to become St. Charles East's first state track champion in leading area medalists at the meet at Eastern Illinois University.
St. Charles North’s Natalie Buratczuk soared to third place in the Class 3A state high jump on Saturday, among the Kane County Chronicle area medalists. North Stars' teammate Kaylee Hopp, Batavia's Mackenzie Benkers, Geneva's Kelly McCloughan and St. Charles East's Lauren Swartz were other area medalists.
Jayden Lobliner's walk-off single in the 10th inning scored Nick DeMarco, as St. Charles North beat Geneva 3-2 in Wednesday's Class 4A sectional semifinal.
Geneva baseball won its first regional championship since 2008, and St. Charles East also won a regional title Monday.
St. Charles East's Luke Schildmeyer enjoyed a big night on the track, winning the 3,200 and 800, while Batavia ran away with the DuKane Conference team championship on Friday in St. Charles.
Ashley Whelpley scored two goals, and Batavia turned the tables on two losses to Geneva during the regular season with a 4-1 win in Wednesday's regional semifinal.