Girls Swimming news
Sterling sophomore Madison Austin placed 18th in the 100-yard freestyle at the IHSA Girls Swimming & Diving State Meet on Nov. 11 at FMC Natatorium in Westmont, swimming the race in 52.35 seconds to miss out on advancing to Day 2 by just 0.17 seconds.
Linson earned fourth in the 200 IM, fourth in the 500 free and was part of St. Charles North's first place 400 free relay at the state swim meet on Saturday. Chronicle sports reporter Jacob Bartelson caught up with her to discuss her season and more.
The IHSA swimming and diving championships concluded on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022 at the FMC Natatorium in Westmont.
Sterling sophomore Madison Austin placed 18th in the 100-yard freestyle on Friday in the preliminaries at the IHSA State Swimming & Diving Meet at FMC Natatorium in Westmont.
The IHSA Girls State Championships preliminaries were held at the FMC Natatorium in Westmont on Friday, Nov. 11, 2022.
Crystal Lake South co-op's 400 free relay of Avery Watson, Bella Fontana, Mackenzie Resch and Abby Uhl enter the IHSA Girls Swimming and Diving State Meet with the third-fastest time. The preliminaries begin at 3:30 p.m. Friday, with the top 12 moving on to Saturday's finals.
Sterling sophomore Madison Austin won the 100-yard freestyle on Saturday at the Byron Sectional swim meet, qualifying for state next weekend. Byron's Audrey Kilmer advanced to state in the 200 IM and the 200 medley relay, and Byron diver Addison Bausman also qualified.
The Sterling girls swim team took third at the Western Big 6 Meet on Saturday at the Duis Center, scoring 270 points to finish behind Moline (305) and Galesburg (281). The Water Warriors' Madison Austin was named the conference's Swimmer of the Year by the league's coaches.
The Oregon volleyball team overcome a second-set slump to defeat Erie-Prophetstown in the Class 2A Rock Falls Regional semifinals Tuesday night at Tabor Gym, while Fulton, Polo and Forreston all won 1A regional quarterfinal matches.
The Dixon doubles team of Leah Kuehl and Grace Ferguson won three matches in the consolation bracket Thursday to advance to Day 2 of the IHSA Class 1A Girls State Tennis Tournament in the Chicago suburbs.
Richmond-Burton’s Savannah Webb and Jacobs’ Chloe Siegfort advanced in their respective girls tennis state tournaments after strong play on Thursday. Plus more scores from girls volleyball and girls swimming.
Jacobs' Chloe Siegfort and Kylie Cohn both qualify in singles for the IHSA Class 2A Girls Tennis State Tournament from Jacobs Sectional on Saturday. More on tennis sectionals, along with cross country, boys soccer, girls swimming and volleyball in Saturday's roundup.
The Dixon volleyball team rolled past Winnebago in straight sets at home Tuesday night, while Sterling topped galesburg in straight sets on the road.
Bolingbrook Volleyball takes two from Homewood-Flossmoor. That and more from girls volleyball, boys soccer and girls swimming.
Prairie Ridge junior Charlie Pettrone placed 17th at the IHSA Class 2A Boys Golf State Tournament on Saturday at Weibring Golf Course on the Illinois State University campus. And more in Saturday's prep roundup.