Lyons Township wrestling
The Lions finished second to regional host Hinsdale Central on Saturday in Class 3A action.
LT’s Jarvis Sanders (23-9) won the 132-pound weight class with a 9-1 decision over Hinsdale South’s Marc Kosiek. At 182, the Lions’ Eric Rende (33-8) also took a title, defeating Argo’s Cosmo Halwix 13-4. Other LT finishers among the top four were Mac Casella (113, third), Jack Bates (145, second), AJ Villarreal (152, second), Nick Spacek (160, fourth), Justin Fuller (195, third) and Joe Castro (285, fourth).
Junior divers Simon Kritikos and freshman Mac Catrambone finished first and second, respectively, to lead the Bulldogs to an impressive showing at the Independent Conference diving meet hosted by Morris over the weekend.
The RB swim team garnered third place in varsity competition while the junior varsity took first at the conference swim meet held in Sycamore.
The Bulldogs now turn their attention to the Fenwick Sectional on Saturday, Feb. 16.
The Fenwick swim team finished second at the Metro Catholic Aquatic Conference on Saturday.
Max Showalter set a new meet record by procuring a 481.85 score to win the diving event. Showalter has an opportunity to secure the pool record at sectionals on Feb. 16 to be held at Fenwick. The record score of 495.60 was set by Ben Lewis last year. David Dukin finished fourth in diving, also making him a contender for state.
Zach Tieke won the 100 freestyle in 48.70 seconds and helped the 200 medley relay team to first in 1:40.03. Matt Farmer, Tommy McGuire and Cavan Smith also swam in that race.
McGuire also won the 100 breaststroke in 1:00.74. Justin White took first in the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:47.36.
The sectional begins Feb. 16 with diving at 9 a.m., followed by swimming at 1 p.m.
Five Fenwick wrestlers advanced out of the Class 2A Fenton Individual Regional on Saturday. Tony Triggiano (152), Mike Kozyra (160) and Dubem Ikedionwu (170) all finished second in their respective weight divisions. Junior Emerson Harris (126) finished third at 126 pounds, as did sophomore Ben Uphues at 138 pounds. The grapplers will compete in the Antioch Sectional beginning on Friday.
As a team, Fenwick finished tied for third with Elmwood Park at the regional.