After going winless in the first four games of 2022, the Riverside-Brookfield High School boys soccer team is enjoying a much quicker start at this year’s Reavis Invitational.
The Bulldogs are 2-1 already after beating Plainfield South 4-0 on Aug. 26 and Joliet Central 7-1 on Aug. 25. Their only loss came on penalty kicks to settle a scoreless tie in the Aug. 22 season opener with Lemont.
Junior Tomas Kunickas had one goal and two assists against Plainfield South. Diego Villegas, Josef Guerrero and Xavier Salamanca also scored and Gabe Wiginton and Diego Castillo had an assist.
David Carrillo had three goals, including a penalty kick, and Kunickas and Salamanca two each against Joliet Central. Villegas had three assists and Will Sessler, Max Swicionis and Vince Duong one each.
RBHS girls volleyball
The Bulldogs opened their season finishing 24th at Plainfield North’s 32-team Mizuno Crimson Classic on Aug. 25-26.
RBHS (1-4) lost to Normal 25-17, 27-25, Loyola 25-12, 25-19 and Hononegah 25-22, 25-22 on Aug. 26 after finishing third in Friday’s pool, beating Marian Catholic 25-15, 26-24 after losing to Sandburg 25-21, 22-25, 15-6.
Lucy Boyle (4 kills, 5 digs), Claire Cameron (7 assists) and Kelley Tyler (8 digs) led the victory over Marian Catholic.
Sofia Owens had a team-high seven kills against Sandburg and Normal. Addie Blomgren had three blocks and Cameron nine digs against Hononegah. Annabel Krueger had nine assists and two aces against Normal.
The RBHS girls (2-1) won their Upstate Eight Conference opener over Glenbard South 190-196 on Aug. 22 and beat Shepard 189-213 on Aug. 21. Senior Mayan Covarrubias had the Bulldogs’ top scores with a 1-over-par 36 against Glenbard South and 34 the previous day.
The RBHS boys beat Timothy Christian 155-157 on Aug. 28 after a one-stroke 161-162 loss at Chicago Christian on Aug. 22.