High school sports roundup for Friday, Oct. 25

Richmond-Burton celebrates its Class 1A Oregon Sectional championship Friday.
Richmond-Burton celebrates its Class 1A Oregon Sectional championship Friday.

Richmond-Burton boys soccer continued to make program history with its first sectional championship Friday in a 1-0 victory over Schaumburg Christian in the Class 1A Oregon Sectional title match.

Ethan Demers scored the game's only goal on an assist from Hugo Campos.

Jacob Maldonado made seven saves for the Rockets (19-6), including a pivotal save on a penalty kick with 17 minutes remaining.

R-B plays North Shore Country Day at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Class 1A Benedictine University Supersectional in Lisle.

Crystal Lake South 1, Prairie Ridge 0: At the Class 2A Crystal Lake South Regional, Tyler Getzinger's second-half goal proved to be the difference in a 1-0 regional championship win for South.

Alex Canfield was credited with an assist, and goalkeeper Carson Hill made five saves to send the defending Class 2A state champions to next week's Belvidere Sectional.

The Gators (16-4-4) will play either Lakes or Wauconda at 5 p.m. Tuesday in a sectional semifinal.

Prairie Ridge finishes its season with a 10-8 record.

Huntley 1, South Elgin 0 (OT): At the Class 3A Huntley Regional, Logan Conary sent a free kick into the box and Bryce Dalton assisted Josh Guyer's game-winning goal in the 95th minute gave the Red Raiders a regional championship.

Ethan Kornas made six saves for Huntley (11-10-1), which will play either Cary-Grove or Streamwood at 6 p.m. Wednesday in a DeKalb Sectional semifinal.


Hampshire 13, McHenry 10: At McHenry, the Whip-Purs ended a 24-game losing streak last week and finished their season with a two-game winning streak.

Brady Young ran for 126 yards and two touchdowns as the Whips (2-7, 2-7 FVC) held off the Warriors (3-6, 3-6) at McCracken Field. Hampshire beat Dundee-Crown, 12-0, last week.

McHenry scored in the first quarter on Chris Zieba’s 15-yard touchdown pass to Kyle Kaempf.

Gracie Gasmann then booted a 28-yard field goal in the second quarter for a 10-0 Warriors lead.

Young scored on a 2-yard run late in the second quarter. He then had a 4-yard touchdown run in the third quarter.

Neil Sakolari sparked the Whips’ defense with seven tackles, two sacks and three tackles for losses.

Matteo Acosta led McHenry with 17 carries for 113 yards. Tyler Groves and Daniel Hallaert led the Warriors each with seven tackles.

Johnsburg 41, East Alton-Wood River 13: At Bloomington, freshman quarterback Ian Boal threw five touchdown passes as the Skyhawks (4-5) finished their season with a nonconference victory over the Oilers at Illinois Wesleyan University.

Carson Piggott caught three of Boal’s scoring throws, David Claudio and Justin Peake also had TD catches.

Jimmy Broderick’s two field goals accounted for the Skyhawks’ other points.

Johnsburg’s five-year playoff streak will end, but the Skyhawks ended on a good note.

“It was huge. It was real important,” Johnsburg coach Sam Lesniak said. “The seniors played really well. It was a good way to end the season. It was good to see the kids didn’t have any quit in them.”

Judah Christian 38, Alden-Hebron 34: At Champaign, quarterback Thomas Webber ran for four touchdowns and passed for another for the Giants, who came up short against the Tribe (2-6) in an eight-man game.

The Giants (1-7) got the ball back with 48 seconds left and two timeouts but could not score the go-ahead touchdown.

Webber finished with 17 carries for 117 yards and 5-of-12 passing for 71 yards and a touchdown toss to Mike Ellison, who had four catches for 65 yards. Nick Rapa had six carries for 36 yards.


State tournament: Johnsburg's Kamile Aleksaite and Gracie Cittadino went 2-1 Friday in the Class 1A doubles consolation bracket to finish their state tournament run. Aleksaite and Cittadino finished 4-2 in the tournament, which began Thursday.

Aleksaite and Cittadino defeated Fenwick's Anna Dray and Mary Heneghan, 2-6, 7-6 (4), 12-10, and St. Thomas More's Noelle Schacht and Maddy Swisher, 6-2, 6-1, before dropping their consolation quarterfinal match to St. Francis' Jane Price and Marnie Kopec, 6-4, 6-3.

Richmond-Burton's Savannah Webb also went 2-1 in Class 1A singles consolation play Friday to finish 4-2. Webb topped Dunlap's Taylor Disharoon, 6-1, 6-1, and Marion's Nicole Szidik, 6-0, 6-1, before falling to Effingham St. Anthony's Emilee Mossman, 6-1, 6-0.

Also in Class 1A, Woodstock North's Aly Cullota went 1-1 to finish the tournament with a 3-2 record. Cullota beat Illinois Math and Science Academy's Arohi Singh, 6-1, 6-0, and fell to Southland College Prep's Ashley Meeky, 7-6 (9-7), 6-1.

In Class 2A, Jacobs' Chloe Siegfort lost to Stevenson's Sonia Mehta, 6-3, 6-3, in a third-round consolation match. She finished 2-2 at state.

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