Timothy Christian High School sports news
Tavari Johnson scored 21 points to lead Lyons' blowout win over Proviso East, Hinsdale Central edged Downers Grove South behind Ben Oosterbaan's 18 points, Emily Petring scored 19 points to lead Downers Grove South past Proviso East and Hailey Markworth tallied 20 for Lyons in a win over Fenton at the Morton College High School Jam in Saturday's roundup.
Glenbard West, Lemont and Timothy Christian boys basketball were all big winners on Tuesday night.
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.
Nojus Indrusaitis scored 25 of his 32 points in the first half, Rokas Castillo added 22 points and Lemont forced 22 turnovers in rolling past Timothy Christian 75-50 in the first round of the 47th Jack Tosh Holiday Classic.
Nik Polonowski's 27 points paced Lyons past York, Paxton Warden led four Glenbard West players in double figures in 17 points with a win over York and Ben VanderWal's 21 points and 11 rebounds paced Timothy Christian past IC Catholic Prep in Friday's roundup.
Tavari Johnson's 22 points led Lyons past Hinsdale Central, Ben VanderWal scored 27 points for Timothy Christian against Marengo, Riverside-Brookfield kept rolling, and Lizzie Baldridge and Mariann Blass combined for 52 points for York in a win over Proviso West in Friday's prep sports roundup.
Ben VanderWal was a key part of Timothy Christian's run to state two years ago, and a conference title last season. Now the Furman recruit is the unquestioned leader and go-to player for the Trojans, and hasn't missed a beat. That, Glenbard West adjusts to playing in different atmospheres with a big weekend ahead and Wheaton Warrenville South's impressive start in Bob Narang's boys basketball notebook.
Timothy Christian senior Ben VanderWal, who scored 30 points in a come-from-behind 50-49 win over Wheaton Academy and 32 points in a win over Westmont, is the Suburban Life Athlete of the Week as voted on by readers.
Ben VanderWal's 32 points paced Timothy Christian past Westmont, and Riverside-Brookfield and Lemont boys basketball and Lyons, Glenbard South, St. Francis and Willowbrook girls basketball all won in Tuesday's prep sports roundup.