Stories about Montini high school sports
Montini senior Sawyer White, who scored a career-high 20 points with six rebounds and three assists in Montini’s win over Oak Forest at the Coach Kipp Hoopsfest, scored 15 points in a win over Fenwick and had 18 points, six rebounds, six assists and four steals in a win over Providence, is the Suburban Life Athlete of the Week voted on by readers. Here is her interview with Sports Editor Joshua Welge.
Montini point guard Sawyer White, just committed to Illinois Wesleyan, capped off her memorable week with a career-high 20 points in the Lady Broncos' impressive 61-42 win over Oak Forest at the Coach Kipp Hoopsfest.
Shannon Blacher scored 19 points and Sawyer White 15 to lead Montini past Fenwick, and Glenbard West and Wheaton Warrenville South were also winners in Thursday's prep sports roundup.
Glenbard West dominates its invitational with 10 individual champions and Montini starts a new chapter in Kevin McGavin's wrestling notebook.
Kate Gross was counted on mostly as a shooter and defender her first two years on varsity, but the added responsibilities as primary ball handler has translated to a more confident player. Now Gross is the leader of a senior-laden Trojans' team that is 18-2 and among the area's best. That, Montini's big comeback at Mother McAuley and Montini to host Alumni Night in Joshua Welge's girls basketball notes.
Caroline Workman, moved to point guard over the summer, showcased the multiple layers of her skill set Tuesday, and was one of four Nazareth girls to score in double figures in the Roadrunners' 58-45 win over Montini.
Ella Ormsby sank five 3-pointers and scored 15 points, sharing team-high honors with fellow guard Olivia Mezan, to lead Lyons Township to a 61-43 victory over host Montini in the final game of the Montini Christmas Tournament.
Shannon Blacher had 17 points and four rebounds to lead a balanced effort in Montini's 74-20 blowout win over St. Francis in the first day of the Montini Christmas Classic.
Montini junior Shannon Blacher, who scored 18 points in Montini’s 43-37 win over previously undefeated Loyola, is the Suburban Life Athlete of the Week as voted on by readers. Here is her interview with Sports Editor Joshua Welge.
On an 11-1 Lyons team deep in scorers, Winona State recruit Hailey Markworth is leading the way. That, a young Montini group gets a big win and the second Grow the Game Tournament is held this week in Joshua Welge's girls basketball notebook.