The Riverside-Brookfield High School girls tennis team is off to a terrific start this season. The Bulldogs won the Willowbrook Invite on Saturday, placing first out of seven teams.
Despite cold, gloomy and windy conditions, RBHS fared well in all the singles and doubles flights en route to the title.
Carlie Wilson finished third at No.1 singles and Victoria Bojovic took second at No.2 singles. The Bulldogs dominated the top doubles spots, with No.1 doubles Nina Dorenbos and Nicole Sinnott and the No.2 doubles Kaylyn Landahl and Caroline Willinger both taking first place.
RBHS girls volleyball
RBHS swept Fenton 25-14, 25-10 in a conference match last week. Paola Lehman and Lana Herrmann had three kills apiece, while 6-7 sophomore Dana Rettke finished with three kills, six blocks, three aces and three digs.
In an earlier match, Glenbard South slipped by the Bulldogs 25-22, 16-25, 25-20. Rettke (eight kills, four blocks), Natalia Gheewala (15 digs, two aces) and Olivia Gyssler (10 assists) led RBHS. In her varsity start, Maria Gonzales also dished out 10 assists against the Raiders.
RBHS boys golf
The Bulldogs (2-6, 0-4) lost three dual matches last week. Wheaton Academy defeated RBHS 172-187 as Mike Gruber, Peter Smith and C.J. Anderson each carded a team-best 47 for the Bulldogs.
In another match, Immaculate Conception edged RBHS 180-187. Smith (45) and Aleks Penaherrera (46) led the Bulldogs, who opened last week with a loss to Aurora Central Catholic 174-193. Against ACC, Gruber and Sam Abbatacola both shot 47.
RBHS boys soccer
RBHS notched a 1-1 tie with Ridgewood and defeated Illiana Christian 3-0 in a couple of conference matches. The Bulldogs (2-3-2) visit Glenbard South on Thursday, Sep. 18. The match starts at 6:15 p.m.
RBHS boys cross-country
The Bulldogs traveled to Detweiller Park in Peoria and claimed 22nd place at the First to the Finish Invite. Andrew LeMesurier, Matt Armenta, Wayne Morrelly, Matt Sagan, Michael Schaffer, Matt Zamudio, Jack Sagan, Matt Arenas, Kieran Hynes and Matt Dwyer all ran well for the Bulldogs.
Zamudio ran a new personal best time of 17 minutes, 27 seconds on Saturday, eclipsing his best time of 20:54 from last year. LeMesurier also ran a personal record by forty-seven seconds at Saturday’s race. He covered the 3-mile course in 16:31.
The 55th Annual RB Invite is Friday, Sep. 9 at 4:30 p.m. at Sundown Meadows.