News and articles about Oswego East high school sports, from Kendall County Now
Oswego East sophomore midfielder Anya Gulbrandsen, who led the Wolves to their second straight unbeaten conference championship and the program's first-ever regional title, is the Record Newspapers girls soccer Player of the Year.
Here is the Record Newspapers All-Area soccer team
Here is the Record Newspapers All-Area baseball team.
Yorkville defensive lineman Andrew Laurich makes his verbal commitment to Colorado State, and Oswego East linebacker Oshobi Odior picks up his first two offers in Kendall County recruiting notes.
Here is the Record Newspapers All-Area softball team.
Yorkville junior Madi Reeves and Newark junior Kaitlyn Schofield, who both led their teams to historic seasons this spring, led area players to earn All-State recognition by the Illinois Coaches Association Monday.
Notre Dame recruit Brady Louck threw five strong innings of relief, striking out six, and Plainfield East scored three runs in the fifth and five in the sixth to beat Oswego East 9-3 in Thursday's resumption of a regional semifinal suspended Wednesday because of rain.
Yorkville senior Kyle Clabough is going for a repeat state championship in the shot put at this weekend's state meet in Charleston, while Foxes' teammate Josh Pugh and Oswego's Caleb Wright and Christian Sobecki are among the other top area medal hopes this weekend.
Oswego East senior Mikayla Lambert, who scored two goals in the regional semifinal win over Plainfield South and one goal in the regional final win over Oswego as the Wolves won their first-ever regional title, is the Record Newspapers Athlete of the Week voted on by readers.
Madi Reeves struck out 10 in a perfect game and Ellie Alvarez homered, and Yorkville scored 10 runs in the first inning and beat Geneva to advance to Friday's regional final against Plainfield North.
Oswego East's best season in program history came to a close Tuesday with a 6-0 loss to Naperville North in Tuesday's sectional semifinal.
Megan Williams soared to Newark's first state titles in girls track, winning both the long jump and the triple jump, and teammate Kiara Wesseh took second in the high jump and third in the 100 to lead Newark to second as a team and its first state trophy.
Sandwich's Claire Allen is in first place in the Class 2A discus after Friday's preliminaries at the state track meet in Charleston, while Yorkville freshman Courtney Clabough is in third place in Class 3A discus and fourth in shot put with a school record throw.
Mikayla Lambert and Hannah Chval both scored goals, and Oswego East overcame a gritty effort from Oswego and goalkeeper Maggie Leger for a 2-0 win in the Class 3A East Aurora Regional final to win the program's first regional championship.
Newark's Megan Williams posted the top triple jump in Thursday's Class 1A state preliminaries, Yorkville's Kyle Clabough repeated as sectional shot put champion, Josh Polubinski hit a walk-off homer for Oswego East and more in Thursday's prep sports roundup.