Varsity This week the Hornets continued conference play against Willowbrook. Due to a few injuries and low subs the Hornets has a slow start and gave up a few early goals to be down 0-2 at half. The girls regrouped and came out ready to play in the second half. Great midfield play was done by Peyton Sesemann and Ellie Urbanski. The first goal of the game was a cross by Grace Cvengros to Sarah Tauber who finished it into the net! The Hornets kept pressing on and a Grave Cvengros drew a PK in the box. Ellie Urbanski stepped up and calmly scored on the PK. The team played a great second half despite losing 2-4.
On Wednesday the Hornets finished their regular season with a game against Morton. Despite a tough first half, the Hornets held the conference champions to a shut out in the second half with great defense by Tati Eicker and Maddie Mulligan in the goal. The girls will start the playoffs next week!
Week of April 29th
Varsity The Hornets played the first annual D86 classic against Hinsdale Central. It was a great event to raise money for the special Olympics programs. Grace Cvengros tried to put a goal away very early but it was called back. Hinsdale Central was a tough opponent that scored 4 goals in the first half. However a newly focused Hinsdale South team came out in the second half and did not allow any more goals from great defense by Tati Eicker, Keaton Lancaster and Madison Arflack.
Then on Friday the team had our senior night against Leyden. The girls were excited, ready to play and honor their seniors. Our first goal of the game was scored from a cross by Ellie Urbanski that Taylor Panico headed into the net. The next goal was by Grace Cvengros who blew past the defense and scored. Grace Cvengros was on a roll and scored another goal that was assisted by Elena Mazurek. The last goal was in the second half on a cross by Mia Yen that Grace Cvengros and Taylor Panico both touches to place it in the goal. Great defense was played by Bela Reyes and Keaton Lancaster to help keep the shut out the entire game. JV The JV girls soccer team had two games this week that resulted in losses but the girls gave a great effort in both games. In each game, we conceded less goals in the second half than the first half. Maddie Mulligan had some amazing punts to give us a few offensive chances. Lilly Dillon played hard while in the defensive 4-5-1 formation as our target forward and was able to get some shots on goal and generate attacks with midfielders Harper Roessle, Sarah Tauber, and Leslie Cervantes. The girls will try to end their season with a win against Addison Trail Monday 5/6! Hopefully the rain will hold off!
Week of April 22nd
Varsity This week the girls played two cross conference games. On Wednesday we played Proviso West and came out ready to score. Mia Yen scored the first goal of the game assisted by Grace Cvengros. Lasted in the half Grace Cvengros continues her offense with a goal assisted by Taylor Panico. But proviso west didn’t give up. They came out strong in the second half but the Hornets didn’t let their goal knock them off of their game. Our third goal was scored by Elena Mazurek off of Ellie Urbanski’s free kick into the box. Elena scored again shortly after from a rebound that Grace Cvengros shot. The Hornets won the game 4-2. The next day the girls played York a tough opponent and suffered a 0-4 loss. The girls worked hard throughout the game and never gave up on themselves.
JV The JV girls soccer team continued their shut-out streak with a 0-0 tie on Monday, a 6-0 win on Wednesday, and a 0-0 tie on Saturday in the rain/snow! Props to Maddie Mulligan (GK) for coming up with some big saves to protect the net in our last 6 games! The highlight of the season was how we played on Saturday. The whole team was named the “Players of Game” on Saturday, including Vala Adjini who played her best game of the season! Coaches were super proud of the squad for braving the weather and playing some of the best soccer we have seen all season! Hoping to continue our streak this week with three more games and supporting our senior Bela Reyes on Friday when she plays with Varsity for Senior Night! GO HORNETS!!
Week of April 15th
JV The JV girls soccer team WON THE Riverside Brookfield Invitational on Saturday with a winning HEADER goal by Liliana Lamas Cabrera, off a beautiful corner kick taken by Jaelin Ruth! Maddie Mulligan kept three clean sheets after coming back from an ankle injury. Leslie Cervantes had two goals against Oak Forest for a 2-0 win. The third game Lilly Dillon scored after a rebound from a shot from Marina Milovanovic, and Jaelin Ruth scored a rocket from outside the box with a few minutes left in the first half!
Top defenders for the weekend were Kylie Lancor, Jaelin Ruth, Marina Milovanovic, and Bela Reyes. Overall, the team worked extremely hard to pull off two wins and a tie to take home the bragging rights! GO HORNETS!
Week of April 8th
Varsity On Monday the Hornets played Lockport as part of their Plainfield North tournament. The girls played a tough 70 minutes tied 0-0. Great saves were made by Madison Arflack and great defensive plays by Keaton Lancaster. Tati Eicker continued our defensive efforts in the midfield with aggressive play to hold off Lockport. Unfortunately we couldn’t hold off Lockport’s attack the entire game and lost 0-2. Our player of the game was Keaton Lancaster for her great work on defense.
On Tuesday, the Hornets continued conference play against Addison Trail. A slow start to the game allowed Addison trail and easy goal and left the girls trailing 0-1 at halftime. Elena Mazurek, Ellie Urbanski, and Keaton Lancaster rallied their team and came out a much stronger team during the second half. Elena Mazurek scores the goal to tie the game assisted by Ellie Urbanski to send the game into overtime. During overtime the Hornets kept the ball near Addison Trail’s goal to try and put anything near it into the net. Finally, a free kick by Ellie Urbanski was finished by Grace Cvengros to win the game. Grace was also our player of the game for scoring the game winning goal! Later in the week the Hornets lost to Plainfield north.
JV The JV Girls soccer team had a tough week of 3 back-to-back games. Tuesday they took on ATHS and won 4-0! With two goals from Lilly Dillon, one from Justina Astrauskaite, and Leslie Cervantes first goal as a freshman! Maddie Mulligan kept a clean sheet in goal!
On Wednesday, they braved the cold weather in a 3-1 loss to LTHS. The defensive efforts of Marina Milovanovic, Lilliana Valadez, Justina Astrauskaite, Madisyn Heyer, and Bela Reyes held a strong team to 3 goals. Lilly Dillon scored on a hustle play while pressuring their goalkeeper on a passback.
Finally, Thursday, the team traveled to Glenbard West to take on a strong Hiltoppers team. Even though they lost, the South Pride and team spirit was strong when Maddie Mulligan (GK) got injured and Lilly Dillon and Liliana Lamas filled in to play Goalkeeper for the rest of the game. The girls worked extremely hard through minor injuries and sickness and played hard until the last minute. They also didn’t give up a goal until 20 minutes into the game, which is a great accomplishment.
Week of April 1st
Varsity This week the Hornets started with a tough conference rivalry loss against Downers Grove South. Madison Arflack has some excellent saves to protect our goal and Kate Cvengros was the player of the game. Then on Thursday the Hornets took on the tough opponent of Glenbard West. The player of the game was Belle Camacho for her great work on defense. Our only goal of the game was a great ball from Ellie Urbanski that Grace Cvengros scored.
Saturday the Hornets started their Plainfield North tournament against Bolingbrook. The girls came out very strong and were attacking Bolingbrook while keeping majority of possession of the ball. An unfortunate handball in the box allowed a PK and let Bolingbrook take the lead of the game. During the second half a few errors allowed Bolingbrook two more goals, but the Hornets kept fighting. Great outside mid play by Grace Raatz creating chances for us. Ellie Urbanski played a great ball in that Elena Mazurek finished for our only goal of the game. The hornets lost 1-3. Our player of the game was Elena Mazurek for her goal and tough play the entire game.
JV The JV Girls soccer team had a tough week with games against strong opponents (DGS & LT). Even though we lost both of those games, the girls gave a good effort and these games will help us improve as a team. Maddie Mulligan (GK) made some excellent saves in both games that prevented the scores for getting even higher. She has worked on her punts and they gave us a chance to move up the field in both games. Marina Milovanovic, Harper Roessle, Bela Reyes, Justina Astrauskaite, Madison Heyer, and Liliana Valadez worked hard in the back to defend against these strong teams. Lilly Dillon and Leslie Cervantes played forward to create opportunities to score when we had the ball. The girls have a big three games this next week and will continue to work hard and improve their soccer skills! Go hornets!
Week of March 18th
Varsity This week the Hornets tied their home opener against Marist. The girls came out with high pressure against Marist that created a few chances for Grace Cvengros up top. Elena Mazurek and Ellie Urbanski player great in the midfield to help create opportunities to score. During the second half the Hornets played great defense to hold off attacks from Marist. Madison Arflack has multiple saves to keep the shut out. Kate Cvengros played great defense and covered space in our box to save two goals. The Hornets ended the game 0-0. Our player of the game was Kate Cvengros for her hard work on defense!
On Tuesday the Hornets played Plainfield south to finish off the Windy City classic tournament. Tired legs from the previous day prevented the girls from playing their best game and lost 0-4.
On Friday the girls played Lemont at home. The Hornets started out defending Lemonts numerous attacks with great defensive play by Taylor Panico and Madison Arflack who protected the goal, but unfortunately we gave up too many corner kicks and the half ended 0-2. In the second half the girls came out ready to earn back the goals the gave up. Ellie Urbanski took multiple free kicks that she placed in the box and on the goal that we unfortunately couldn’t finish. More mistakes defensively allowed Lemont two more goals and we ended up losing 0-4. The Hornets will re group over spring break and open up conference play when we return.
Week of March 11th
Varsity The team started the season off with a great 2-0 win in the Windy City Classic over Joliet Central on Tuesday. The freshman stepped up for the hornets and scored both of the goals. The first was scored by Grace Cvengros in the 11th minute with an assist by Mia Yen. Later in the start of the second half, Mia Yen scored the second goal off of a beautiful corner kick by Ellie Urbanski. Both Urbanski and Elena Mazurek played well in the central midfield for the entire game. Overall, the entire team contributed in the first victory. The player of the game was Grace Cvengros.
On Thursday, the wind was too much to handle and the team suffered a tough loss to Stagg after a sneaky goal in harsh conditions. The team played extremely hard however and voted Ellie Urbanski as the player of the game.
On Saturday, the hornets earned their second victory with a nice win over ICCP in the third tourney game. The 1-0 victory was an entire team effort and a great battle! The goal was scored in the last 4 seconds of the first half after the freshman prevailed again! Jolie Schultz was given a great assist pass by Ellie Urbanski up the middle and after Schultz’ shot hit the post, it was Grace Cvengros who buried the rebound home for the energetic last second goal! The real hero was the goalkeeper, Madison Arflack made some amazing saves in the net to earn her second shutout in the goal. For this, she earned the player of the game status.
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