Stories about Glenbard West high school sports
Versatile three-year starter Dominic D'Ambra, who plays slot receiver, linebacker and long snapper, is a key cog on Glenbard South's run to the playoffs and a potential Upstate Eight Conference title. That, York remains unbeaten heading into huge showdown at Glenbard West and more in Bob Narang's Suburban Life football notebook.
Glenbard West senior Braden Huff, a four-star recruit and one of the top five players in Illinois' Class of 2022, made his verbal commitment to national power Gonzaga on Monday night. 'A dream situation.'
Here are previews of all the Week 5 football games around the Suburban Life coverage area.
Hinsdale Central junior Emil Riegger made six birdies in a row during his back nine holes to fire a sizzling 7-under par 65, leading the Red Devils to a repeat West Suburban Silver title. In the Gold division, Hinsdale South's Billy Gneiser repeated as medalist and Downers Grove South won its ninth straight team title.
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.
Nick D'Argento scored on a 16-yard touchdown run in his season debut after missing the first three games because of injury, highlighting Glenbard West's 63-0 win over Proviso West.
Here are previews of the Week 4 football games around the Suburban Life coverage area.
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.
York's girls cross country team had all five of its runners counting in the top 15 to run away with the team title at the Harvey Braus Invite at Lake Park on Saturday, while Glenbard North's Grace Schager won the team title.
The Hilltoppers went to Oak Park-River Forest on Friday night, jumped ahead 28-0 after one quarter of play and went on to pound a solid Huskies squad 60-20