Stories about Wheaton Warrenville South high school sports
Mekhi Lowery put back his own miss at the buzzer, giving Oswego East a stunning 52-50 win over Batavia in overtime in the final of the Batavia Night of Hoops. Earlier, Wheaton Warrenville South held off three-time defending state champion Orr 46-39.
Nojus Indrusaitis scored 24 points to lead Lemont past St. Patrick for the championship at Deerfield, Glenbard West rolled past Fenwick, Drew Kircher led York past Neuqua Valley and more in Monday's prep sports roundup.
Braylen Meredith scored a game-high 18 points, nine coming in the decisive third quarter, and Wheaton Warrenville South overcame a five-point halftime deficit to beat Benet 45-38 in the championship game of the WW South MLK Tournament.
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.
Lemont sophomore guard Nojus Indrusaitis has been lighting up the scoreboard with several scoring binges of late, but he's also developing his overall game. That, Wheaton Academy's challenging stretch ahead and two big shootouts Jan. 22 in Bob Narang's boys basketball notebook.
Wheaton Warrenville South senior Tyler Fawcett, who scored 18 points in a win over Batavia and 13 in a win over Lake Park, both game-highs, is the Suburban Life Athlete of the Week as voted on by readers. Here is his interview with Sports Editor Joshua Welge.
Maleah Crowley and Wheaton co-op soared to their third season high score in their last four meets to top Geneva in a dual meet Wednesday.
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.
Caden Pierce led four Glenbard West players in double figures as the Hilltoppers beat Benet at the Pappas Shootout, Drew Kircher poured in 31 points in a York win, Kate Gross scored 27 points in Downers Grove North's OT win over York and more in Saturday's prep sports roundup.
Tyler Fawcett hit two 3-pointers in the first two minutes at Lake Park Saturday, and had a five-point flurry late in the fourth quarter to help Wheaton Warrenville South finish off a key 40-28 DuKane Conference win in Roselle.