The Riverside-Brookfield High School boys tennis team swept Chicago Christian 5-0 and tied Bolingbrook 3-3 to kick off the season last week. Senior singles players Peter Pribyl-Pierdinock and Andrew Pilweski picked up two wins apiece. RBHS top doubles player/sophomore Frankie Filec teamed up with Ben Pollock (against Bolingbrook) and Elvis Begic (against Chicago Christian) to record a pair of wins as well for RBHS (1-0-1).
Upcoming home matches include: Addison Trail (4/8), Illiana Christian (4/14) and Nazareth (4/15) which all start at 4:30 p.m.
RBHS boys volleyball
The Bulldogs went 1-4 at the Joliet West Invite over the weekend. RBHS defeated Lemont 25-12, 27-25 in the second round of pool play at the two-day tournament. Middle hitters Maclean Nolan and David Wackrow led offensively with six kills each. Gabriel Espinoza (17 assists, 2 aces) and Erik Hartwig (3 kills, 5 digs) also contributed.
RBHS (2-4) opened the season with a 25-19, 25-23 win against area rival Morton on March 26. Hartwig had five kills and two blocks in his varsity debut. Outside hitters Lukas Kulbis and Bobby Peugh added four kills apiece and finished with six and five digs, respectively.
The Bulldogs host Reavis on Thursday (4/2) at 5:30 p.m.
RBHS boys track and field
The Bulldogs finished 14th at the Proviso East Invite. The 4 x 200 relay team of Matt Chapp, Otis Dortch, Mike McCabe and Marvin McKenzie took third place. Chapp also placed fourth in the 55-meter dash.
RBHS girls water polo
RBHS took sixth place in the eight-team Lincoln-Way Tournament. The Bulldogs (4-6) edged Lockport 9-7 as Hannah Flynn, Megan Calby, Rena McCullough and Keri Burke scored two goals apiece. Lucia Adami chipped in a goal. Junior goalie Abby Schwarz had 19 saves.
In other matches, RBHS lost 11-7 to Lincoln-Way West and 10-0 to Lincoln-Way North. Flynn (3 goals) and Adami (2 goals) paced the Bulldogs offensively against Lincoln-Way West. Schwarz finished with 11 saves.
LTHS girls water polo
The Lions pulled out a 10-9 overtime win against Evanston in the final of their own tournament. Caroline Walsh had five goals and five steals and Julie Cohen contributed two goals and five assists for the Lions. In earlier matches on Saturday, LTHS routed Glenbrook South 20-3 and topped Mundelein 15-5.
Kaysie Stuba, Sara McTigue, Grave Wakerman Almasa Duheric, Annika Moore, Erin Yang, Jessie Wittenberg, Emma Hirt, Megan Kotil and Maddie Janik also played well for the Lions.
The Roadrunners improved to 5-0 on the spring with a convincing 10-0 win against DePaul Prep Saturday. Winning pitcher Carson Bartels scattered three hits and struck out five in four innings. Shane Gipson (1-for-2, HR) and Rich Kiernicki (2-for-2, 2 RBI) led offensively
Devyn Zuro went 3-for-4 and Mary Grace Chizewski finished 2-for-4 with three RBIs to power the Roadrunners past Reavis 11-4 on Saturday.