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For the second time this season, Montini had a massively talented Christ the King team on the ropes Wednesday. But once again, the Broncos just couldn't finish in a 45-35 loss in the Class 2A Timothy Christian Sectional semifinal.
Montini shook off a cold shooting night at Monday’s Class 3A Concordia University Supersectional against Grayslake Central by hitting the boards and playing terrific defense.
Montini girls basketball defeated Grayslake Central in the Class 3A Concordia University Supersectional in River Forest on Monday, Feb. 26, 2024.
Josh Vazquez went through his own private gauntlet in his first year wrestling at Montini, beating his former high school teammate in the decisive match in the dual team sectional. But Montini came just short of repeating that magic, losing the Class 2A final to Washington 30-28.
Montini faces Washington in the Class 1A state dual team wrestling championship.
Glenbard West senior Alycia Perez defeated West Aurora’s Kameyah Young 1-0 in the 100-pound championship match of the individual state tournament Saturday in Bloomington, and in doing so capped a perfect season and became the school's first girls state wrestling champion.
Montini had already defeated Trinity twice in the regular season, but the Broncos didn't take their opponent lightly in the finals of the Class 3A Glenbard South Sectional on Thursday as they focused early in a 69-40 victory that sent them to the Elite Eight again.
Montini advanced to the 3A Glenbard South Sectional title game with a win over St. Francis on Tuesday, while Glenbard South lost to Trinity.
Collin Carrigan left his championship stamp at Glenbard West on Saturday, as the North Carolina recruit beat Lyons senior Gunnar Garelli in overtime for the Hilltoppers' first state title in 58 years. Meanwhile, Montini and IC Catholic Prep both crowned two state champs.
The stages are set for both the boys and girls wrestling IHSA individual state tournaments. Here is a list of wrestlers from the Suburban Life coverage area who will compete in their respective state tournaments.
Montini and IC Catholic Prep led the way Saturday at the Class 2A Grayslake Central Sectional as the Broncos placed 12 wrestlers to Champaign for state while the Knights will have 10 in their contingent.
Downers Grove North wrestler Kayleigh Loo missed last year's postseason with a knee injury. Now a senior, Loo is headed to state after winning the 170-pound championship Saturday at the Schaumburg Sectional. Batavia senior Sydney Perry was among other locals to advance.
Montini senior Victoria Matulevicius, who scored 22 points in a win over Trinity and scored her 1,500th career point in the game, and also had 20 points in a win over Mother McAuley, is the Suburban Life Athlete of the Week in an online vote. Here is her Q&A with Joshua Welge.
Can Nazareth win its second straight state championship, this time in Class 4A? Can Montini break through and make a return to state? And keep an eye on Downers Grove North and Benet. Here are five storylines to watch as the girls basketball postseason tips off.
Benet junior guard Aria Mazza, starting with Bridget Rifenburg sidelined with a sprained ankle, scored 13 of her 16 points in the fourth quarter and stuck two huge 3-pointers as Benet held off visiting Montini 63-58.