Lyons Township boys tennis
Senior No.1 singles player Jake Elliott breezed through three matches before losing to Lake Forest’s Peter Tarwid 6-2, 6-0 in fourth-round action of the state finals. Promising sophomore singles player Cuyler Burke and the Lions’ doubles team of Jake Wennerstrum and Chris O’Reilly added three victories apiece for LTHS (14 points), which tied Waubonsie Valley and St. Charles East for 11th in state.
Lyons Township baseball
Michigan-bound senior ace Keith Lehmann fired a two-hitter with 11 strikeouts to power the Lions past Simeon 4-3 in the Argo Sectional final of the Class 4A playoffs. Zach Carlson’ solo homer, Stewart Nelson’s RBI single and Jim Paulik’s 2-for-3 effort, including a double, RBI and run provided LTHS (25-10) just enough offense to subdue the Wolverines (21-8).
The Lions battle Mount Carmel (29-8) on May 29 (4:30 p.m.) for the sectional semifinal hosted by Reavis.
Lyons Township softball
The regional host Lions dropped a 5-3 heartbreaker in nine innings to Hinsdale South in a semifinal matchup. Ashley Koziol almost single-handedly led LTHS (20-14) to victory by pitching nine innings with one earned run and four strikeouts along with her two hits and three RBIs at the plate.
Lyons Township girls soccer
LTHS couldn’t overcome Hinsdale Central’s Casey May, who scored two goals including one 38 seconds into the match, to trigger the host Red Devils’ 3-1 victory in a Class 3A sectional final on Friday.
Catherine King scored the Lions’ lone goal on a 30-yard free kick from the left sideline. LTHS finished 16-5-2 on the season.
Riverside-Brookfield boys volleyball
The Bulldogs’ season drew to a close last week as Neuqua Valley defeated RBHS 25-15, 25-16 in the Glenbard East Regional final. The Bulldogs (25-12) advanced to the championship match via a 25-23, 25-20 victory against Hinsdale Central in the regional semifinals.
Riverside-Brookfield tennis camps
RBHS girls tennis head coach Bob Hegner will host several co-ed camps catered to four levels of players during three five-day sessions (July 8-12, July 15-19, July 22-26) this summer. The camps are geared toward instructing high school boys and girls with varying levels of experience along with junior high kids (grades 6-8) and younger grade school level children (grades 3-5).
All camps will revolve around the basic strokes of tennis. Beginning players will also learn tennis scoring, vocabulary and the fundamentals of the game. Advanced players will work on strategy and the mental aspects of tennis. Each camp will offer plenty of drills, matches, games and fun.
The fee to attend one of the camps is $110.
For more information about the tennis camp or several other RBHS athletic summer camps offered this summer, visit rbhs208athletics.org. The RBHS 2013 Athletic Summer Camps booklet and registration form can be downloaded off the website.