Stories about Lyons Township high school sports
Avery Edgewater scored on an assist from Carter Knotts to lift the Hinsdale Central girls soccer team to a 2-1 overtime win over Lyons in the Class 3A Reavis Sectional championship Friday.
Lyons Township senior Katie O’Malley, who scored two goals in Lyons’ regional final win over Glenbard West and scored two goals in the Lions’ sectional semifinal win over Downers Grove South, is the Suburban Life Athlete of the Week in an online vote.
While senior standout Katie O’Malley had another two-goal game, Lyons Township recorded its 18th shutout in a 4-0 victory over Downers Grove South that matched the respective West Suburban Conference division champions.
Lyons Township faced York in the IHSA boys state water polo consolation match on Saturday, May 20, 2023 at Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire.
O’Malley scored two goals – both off assists from Mortonson – in a 91-second span early in the second half of Saturday’s Class 3A Lyons Regional final. The twin strikes proved to be decisive as the top-seeded Lions rolled to a 4-0 victory.
Landon Thome possesses a picture-picture left-handed swing, possesses solid speed and plays stellar defense. He's also the son of MLB Hall of Famer Jim Thome. Now the Nazareth freshman is making a name for himself. That, plus notes on Lyons and more from Bob Narang.
Led by "late bloomer" Troy Stukenberg, Lyons Township is in the hunt for the West Suburban Silver title and riding a hot streak as the postseason nears. That, plus notes on Riverside-Brookfield and Nazareth from Bob Narang.
Lyons Township shortstop Peyton O'Flaherty has adopted a practical way to maintain a positive mindset on the field – and the UT-Chattanooga commit is swinging a sizzling bat to lead a young Lions' team. That, plus notes from Downers Grove North and Downers Grove South.
Montini senior Jayden Leise missed all of last outdoor season with a fractured hip, but has made a record-setting return in the triple jump that is among the top five in the state. That, plus Lyons' Catherine Sommerfeld named Academic All-State in Bill Stone's track notes.
Hinsdale Central hosted Lyons Township in girls varsity soccer on Tuesday, April 18, 2023.
Katie O’Malley served a corner kick in from the right side and Caroline McKenna rose up and headed the ball inside the right post with 16 minutes remaining, which proved the game-winner as Lyons beat Hinsdale Central 1-0 in a West Suburban Silver showdown of unbeatens.
York senior Brianne Bennis won the 3,200-meter run and freshman Morgan Navarre won the 400, leading the Dukes to second place behind Prospect at the Ritter Invitational on Friday at Downers Grove North.
Downers Grove North hosted the Ritter Invite girls track and field meet on Friday, April 14, 2023.
Josie Pochocki and Niamh Griffin each scored short-handed goals within five minutes of each other, and Lyons overcame the ejection of leading scorer Katie O’Malley to beat Loyola 3-0 on the final night of group play at the Lou Malnati’s Deep Dish Classic.
Lyons Township hosted Downers Grove North in varsity baseball in La Grange on Tuesday, April 11, 2023.