Week of March 11th The Girls Polo Teams continue working hard and playing hard, which brings more experience and determination to the program as the season goes on. This shows with our new faces this year which includes: Madeline Chimel, Annabelle Dunford, Remi Michaud, Julia Banka, Madison Velasquez, Alana Plzak, Lexi Smith and Lily Yurkovich.
On Monday the Varsity team defeated Andrew 11-10. This was a strong team effort exhibited by the girls. On Tuesday, however, the girls were defeated by Richards following a defeat Thursday to Lincoln Way West.
The JV Girls Polo team lost to Andrew on Monday but had there first win with Richards on Tuesday evening with the score of 8-7. Top players included Katherine Carter, Caroline Collins, Amelia Brennan, Katie Allen, Madeline Nelson and Lily Yurkovich.
The girls participated in a Morton West Tournament on Saturday placing Fourth. Lilly Browder was voted All Tournament by the other teams coaches. The Girls continue playing hard and are always enthusiastic as they look forward to their next games.
Week of March 4th The Girls Water Polo Team is back in the water for their 2018-2019 season. The team will be led this season by the returning seniors who have thus far demonstrated outstanding leadership and support for the underclassman. This years returning seniors include Katie Nigohosian, Maggie Dunford, Devan Rospert and Lily Bone.
The girls began their season with three games last week which included losses to Matea Valley (16-9) on Monday evening, Lyons Township (21-5) on Thursday and a very close and exciting loss to Stagg (11-10) on Friday. The girls played hard all week and with our lower numbers, many were asked to play both Varsity and Junior Varsity games all week. Leading scorers for the week were Devan Rospert, Lilly Browder and Caroline Collins. Top defensive players include Maggie Dunford, Katie Nigohosian, Kaitie Allen, Katherine Carter, and returning goalie Amelia Brennan. It is also very exciting to see the tremendous improvement on both offense and defense as the girls continue to work hard and encourage each other to improve daily as a team.
After a tiring week, the girls participated in a tournament at Northside College Prep High School all day Saturday. The team finished fifth out of five teams but continued to give every game 100% until the very end. The J.V. team has a lot of friendly faces this season and are coming along nicely. They began their season with losses to the teams listed above but the girls are working hard and demonstrate a positive future.
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