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Joliet Catholic scored three unanswered goals in the second half to storm back from a one-goal halftime deficit and beat Kaneland 3-1 on Friday for the program's third straight regional title.
Kaneland senior Matilyn Mumm, who won the triple jump, took third in the 400-meter dash and ran the lead leg on the winning 4x400 relay for the Knights at the Interstate Eight Conference meet last week, is the Kane County Chronicle Athlete of the Week as voted on by readers.
Brigid Gannon scored four goals, and Kaneland cruised over Chicago Solorio Academy 8-0 in the Class 2A regional semifinal on Wednesday.
The Sycamore softball team won its fifth straight game Tuesday, topping Plano, 9-1.
Hiawatha advances Class 1A Newark Softball Regional.
The bats were working all over the field in Maple Park on Saturday as host Kaneland banged out 18 hits in a 23-15 win over Normal West. Plus more results from baseball and softball in Saturday's roundup.
Burlington Central showcased its depth and won two relays and one individual event – Madelyn Mucci in the triple jump – to edge Rosary and win the Class 2A Genoa-Kingston Sectional title.
Andy Drendel’s vision for the Class 2A State Tournament is simple - a big bus heading to Charleston filled with Kaneland athletes. The Knights started down that path Friday finishing with 184.67 points to win the Interstate 8 meet.
Kaneland girls track and field won two sectional events at the Class 2A Genoa-Kingston Sectional on Friday night and will send six athletes to the state meet next week. Plus more local results in Friday's roundup.
Sycamore High School hosted the boys track Interstate 8 Conference Championship meet Friday with teams from LaSalle-Peru, Kaneland, Morris, Ottawa, Plano, Sycamore and Sandwich.
A pair of DeKalb relay teams qualified for the state tournament on Wednesday out of Rolling Meadows. Plus baseball, soccer and softball scores.
Kaneland took an early lead on La Salle-Peru, and just as the Cavaliers’ bats looked to be coming around with two on and no outs in the bottom of the fourth inning, Mother Nature had other ideas.
Genoa-Kingston converted on three chances Tuesday and keeper Alaina Siegwarth came away with three saves to give the Cogs a 5-4 win in penalty kicks over Oregon in a Class 1A Princeton Regional semifinal. Plus results in baseball, softball and more.
Led by three relay victories and three wins in the field events, Batavia was a runaway champion at Monday's Kane County Invitational. Meanwhile, St. Charles North's Joshua Duncan ran the fastest 100-meter dash in county history.
Plano sizzled on its home track, winning two sprint relays and two open sprints, but Kaneland used its depth and abilities in different disciplines to win its second straight Interstate Eight Conference team title on Moday.