Nearly two months after holding Timothy Christian to just 39 points in a 77-39 victory over its new Metro Suburban Conference opponent, the Riverside-Brookfield boys basketball team fell 70-65 to the Trojans in Lansing on Friday night.
The Bulldogs (15-3, 5-1) had a difficult time containing Timothy Christian’s Mark Penczak and Rob Stein, who combined for 43 points on the night. Penczak hit three three-pointers on his way to 20 points.
Sean McGonagill led RB with 22 points, including six three-pointers.
The Bulldogs will try to move on from the loss when they host Ridgewood on Friday night (7 p.m.).
The Lyons Township boys swim team finished second to Marmion by a mere point at its invitational on Saturday.
The Lions garnered a score of 277, while Marmion won the tournament with 278.
The 200-yard freestyle relay team of Brian Donatelli, Ryan Schafer, Danny McGuiness and Matt Haeske took first with a time of 1:30.29. Donatelli, Schafer, Brett Dunn and Haeske also won the 400-yard freestyle relay (3:18.32). Donatelli also finished second in the 100-freestyle with a time of 50.18 seconds.
The Fenwick swim team had mixed results at its meet against New Trier on Saturday. The Friars lost 141-44, but Eric Bell took first-place in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 22.55 seconds. Bell also won the event (22.54 seconds) when Fenwick hosted St. Ignatius and Brother Rice in a tri-meet on Senior Night earlier in the week.
Fenwick finished second in the tri-meet with 200 points. St. Ignatius finished first with 285.
The Friars, who were without several swimmers during the tri-meet due to illnesses, will have a chance to get back at St. Ignatius when they host the Metro Catholic Aquatics Conference Meet beginning with diving on Friday at 5:30 p.m. Swimming will take place on Saturday at 1 p.m.
Football camp at RB
Throw it Deep Football Academy will bring their highly successful football training academy to Riverside-Brookfield High School this month. The two-hour camps will be held on Tuesdays from 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. throughout the month of February in the fieldhouse.
Coaches for the camp include current and former players for the Chicago Bears.
For cost and additional information, visit www.throwitdeep.com.
The Fenwick hockey team went 3-1 in a four-game stretch last week. On Sunday, the Friars blasted St. Ignatius 13-1. Aidan Verbeke led the onslaught with five goals, while Greyson Feichtinger added two.
On Saturday, Fenwick’s Matt Cook scored two goals in a 4-3 loss to Marist.
On Friday, the Friars edged Sandburg 4-2, the day after they pummeled Brother Rice 10-1. Verbeke scored four in the win over Brother Rice, while Dan Dory added two.