Stories about St. Francis high school sports
Brendan Yarusso hit five of St. Francis' seven 3-pointers, and the Spartans started fast and raced past Wheaton Academy 58-45.
Batavia senior Ethan Ivan notches 1,00th career point, while Marmion boys varsity basketball coach Joe Piekarz achieved 300 career coaching wins and more in Jacob Bartelson’s boys basketball notes.
Marquel Saleek's 30 points paced Willowbrook past Lindblom 88-87 to the Warriors' seventh straight win, Brendan Yarusso scored 30 to lead St. Francis into the semifinals of the WW South MLK Tournament, Ben VanderWal put up 40 points in Timothy Christian loss, and Nazareth's girls basketball team and Lemont's boys basketball team rolled in Saturday's prep sports roundup.
Izzy Lee's career-high 24 points paced Lyons past York, Nojus Indrusaitis poured in 28 points to lead Lemont past Richards and more in Tuesday's prep sports roundup.
Sebastian Miller, Sean Killian, Adam Wiborg and Brendan Yarusso all scored in double figures, and St. Francis started its second half of the season with an impressive 65-41 win at IC Catholic Prep.
Paxton Warden led four Glenbard West players in double figures with 17 points as Glenbard West rolled past St. Patrick into the quarterfinals of the Jack Tosh Holiday Classic, Calli Kenny's 21 points and nine rebounds paced Willowbrook at the Bill Neibch Falcon Classic and more in Tuesday's prep sports roundup.
Lyons and St. Francis were among the big winners at Monday's first round of the Jack Tosh Holiday Classic, while Benet rolled at the Morton College girls basketball 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.
Nazareth senior receiver Trell Harris signs with Kent State, Glenbard South's Trevor Burnett accepts preferred walk-on offer from Illinois and more in Bob Narang's Suburban Life football notebook.
Brady Vaia hit a go-ahead 3-pointer from the top of the key with 2:51 left, and Riverside-Brookfield held off a furious St. Francis rally for a 61-53 win on Friday in the Metro Suburban Blue.