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Local Sports

Lewis baseball signs 7 players, gets more athletic

ROMEOVILLE – Lewis University baseball coach Tim McDonough announced that catcher/first baseman Angelo Cantelo (Marian Catholic), pitcher Jake Huisman (Glenbard East), pitcher Jacob Karaba (Neuqua Valley), shortstop Patrick Keaty (South Elgin), outfielder Joe Pruesser (South Suburban), pitcher Jake Schwartz (Lake Zurich) and outfielder Zach Teegen (McHenry Community) will join the Flyers in the 2020 season.

“These seven young men all have bright futures ahead them,” McDonough said.  “We wanted to continue to get more athletic, more physical and continue to get left-handed from an offensive standpoint, and we were able to accomplish that with this group.  We also needed to bring in arms that have upside and the ability to come in on Day 1 and make an impact and were able to that as well.”

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Dundee-Crown 52, Joliet West 48: The Tigers were led by Jazz Evans
(26 points) in the Oak Lawn Holiday Invite.

Peotone 55, Streator 33: Courtney Burks (22 points) and Sam Gwiazda
(18 points) led the Blue Devils (6-4, 2-1) in the Interstate Eight game.

Milford 48, Gardner-South Wilmington 47: Abby Beck (13 points) and Kennedy Fair (10 points) paced the Panthers (8-4), who were outscored 22-11 in the final quarter.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Weygandt in NCAA III title game: Lincoln-Way West graduate Evan Weygandt plays for the No. 1 ranked University of Mount Union (14-0), who meets No. 2 Mary Hardin-Baylor (14-0) in the NCAA Division III championship game at the Stagg Bowl at 6 p.m. on Friday in Shenandoah, Texas.

The unbeaten Purple Raiders, who own the nation’s longest winning streak at 29 games, advanced to the Stagg Bowl for the 21st time since 1993 and have a record 13 national titles.

COLLEGE WRESTLING

JJC at Triton invite: Adrian Cervantes went 3-1 and took second at the Kraft Tournament while Joel Swanson was fourth and Nick Dado won four matches to place sixth.

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