Illinois Prep Roundup
Emmanuel Barjebo's two goals led the Thornton Township boys soccer team to a 4-2 SouthWest Suburban Red win over Lincoln-Way East on Tuesday.
Celeste Friel had a hat trick, while Liv Giannetti and Robin Wilson had two goals each to lead the Marian Catholic girls lacrosse team to a season-opening 10-9 over District 230 co-op on Friday.
Mariom Faniyi and B Holmes won two events each to lead Thornwood to a triangular win over Oak Lawn and Thornridge on Thursday.
Seton Academy boys basketball players Mark Weems Jr. and Alex Foster were named last week to the Associated Press Class 2A All-State basketball team.
Bloom Township has received excellent offensive production from Johnny Griffin this season, and Friday night was no different.
Bloom Township senior girls basketball player Bria Gaines was named to the Associated Press Class 3A/4A all-state second team, according to Bloom Township coach Ron Newquist.
Host Marian Catholic held off a stubborn Lincoln-Way East boys basketball team as it beat the Griffins 53-40 in one semifinal of the Class 4A Marian Catholic Regional on Tuesday.
Christian Searles' 20 points helped lead the Mount Carmel basketball team to a 61-41 win over South Shore Monday in a quarterfinal of the Class 4A Mount Carmel Regional.
Larry Moore won the 60-yard low and high hurdles to highlight Thornwood's second-place finish in a six-team indoor boys track meet Saturday.
Marian Catholic diver Joey Cifelli had a strong performance at Friday's IHSA State Swimming Preliminaries at New Trier, posting a score of 324.65 to finish in second place and qualify for today's finals in hopes of capturing a state title.
Tyler Streeter led three players in double figures with 18 points as the St. Francis de Sales boys basketball team beat Serena 73-39 in one quarterfinal of the Class 1A Serena Regional.
Marian Catholic's Joey Cifelli and Homewood-Flossmoor's Kevin Kuchta each won events Saturday at the Lincoln-Way North Sectional.
It took a late 10-3 fourth-quarter run Friday night, but No. 1 Marian Catholic survived a tough East Suburban Catholic Conference battle with the Notre Dame boys basketball team, winning 55-50.
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