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Area sports roundup: Plainfield South wins St. Charles East title

ST. CHARLES – Plainfield South’s boys volleyball team went 5-0 to capture the title at Saturday’s St. Charles East tournament.

The Cougars beat Fenton (25-2, 25-10), St. Charles East JV (25-3, 25-4), Geneva (25-15, 20-25, 15-10), Oak Lawn (25-15, 21-25, 15-13) and Zion Benton (25-19, 25-21). Adam Burt led South with 73 assists, nine aces, seven kills, nine blocks and 12 digs in the event.

Brandon Langys (34 kills, 20 digs, 5 aces), Rhome Apton (29 kills, 18 blocks), Cody Viertel (13 kills), Donnie Doran (30 digs), Ryan Fleming (16 digs, 9 kills, 9 aces), Andrew Colantone (12 digs) and Keith Carlton (11 digs, 7 blocks) were other Cougar leaders.

Lockport takes 1st: The Porters beat Plainfield East, 25-12, 25-13, in the championship of Saturday’s Marian Catholic Invite. Mike Karl (24 kills), Jon Wheaton (15 kills, 11 blocks) and Anthony Pfeiffer (40 assists, 14 kills) led the Porters (11-2) to wins over the Bengals, Notre Dame (25-19, 25-17), Marian Catholic (25-11, 25-22) and Morton (25-13, 25-12).


Lincoln-Way West wins two: Emily Wyskiel and Meghann Lange both scored two goals for the Warriors (8-3) in their 6-1 victory over Reavis in the PepsiCo Showdown. Natalie Tannura and Brianna Heyer added one goal apiece, while Brianna Bembenek, Brianna Heyer, Teagan Lyke, Wyskiel, Madison Mikalauski and Rebecca Rodriguez had assists.

In Friday’s 2-0 nonconference win at Homewood-Flossmoor, Madison Mikalauski and Brianna Heyer scored, Meghann Lange assisted both and Audrey Pearson got the shutout.

Lincoln-Way Central 2, Hinsdale South 0: Kyla Grundhofer and Savina Filip each had a goal and assist for Central (4-2). Erin Doody earned her third shutout in Friday’s nonconference win.

Windy City Classic: After beating TF United, 2-1, to become the Windy City Ram Classic consolation champion, Joliet Central was recognized at the Chicago Fire game on April 4. Central placed fifth among 32 teams. Kathia Arredondo and Hayley Bazan were named all-tournament and received an all-tournament medal at the Fire game.


Joliet Township goes 2-1: Joliet Township (5-4) picked up a 5-0 win over Plainfield South and a 3-2 victory over Coal City and then fell 3-2 to Joliet Catholic. Will Stap picked up three wins at No. 2 singles while Morgan Red got wins in No. 1 singles against South and Coal City. In doubles, all teams won against South, Thomas Roberts and Kyle Brick won at No. 1 doubles against JCA and Jordan McGaffie and Zack Lindley took No. 3 doubles against Coal City.


Lewis 3, Lindenwood 0: No. 2 Lewis beat Lindenwood, 3-0, (25-14, 25-14, 25-12) Friday in a road Midwest Intercollegiate Volleyball Association win. Greg Petty had 13 kills. Eric Fitterer recorded 10 kills and six aces. The Flyers out-hit Lindenwood, .524 to .110, and had only six hitting errors. The .524 mark is a match high for the Flyers this year. Lewis (21-2, 12-1) out-blocked Lindenwood 8.5 to 2.5 with Bobby Walsh getting five block assists.


Lewis’ Holesinger takes first: Bryce Holesinger set a personal-best in the decathlon with a first-place finish of 6,125 points at Saturday’s Chicagoland Men’s Track and Field Championships at the College of DuPage. Holesinger won the discus (35.47m) and javelin (45.23m) and placed second in the pole vault (3.50m) and 110-meter hurdles (16.43).


Indianapolis 6, Lewis 3: Armand Levandi-Mate Srdanovic and Erik Aunapuu-Andre Norasith won in doubles while Levandi won in singles for the Flyers (11-7, 4-2) in Friday’s GLVC road meet.


Indianapolis 8, Lewis 1: Megan Nguyen and Nora Mindiyarova won in doubles for Lewis (10-6, 4-3) in Friday’s GLVC road meet.

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