Marian Catholic's Camren Howard is beginning to hit his stride.
He was clocked in 16:44 for 2.9 miles to finish 25th and Matthew Lamb was 30th in 16:53, leading the Spartans to an 11th-place finish in the Argo Invitational on Saturday. The Spartans picked up points from Chris Merriman (18:00), Nathan Holley (18:24) and Noah Brim (18:42).
On the girls side, Angela Totos was timed in 20:28 for 2.97 miles on Tuesday, Sept. 20, at Midlothian Meadows to finish 39th as Marian Catholic placed ninth as a team in the ESCC pre-championship meet. Jacqueline Silverman took 61st with a time of 21:11 for the Spartans. Caitlin Henry (22:25), Helena Mierzwa (22:27) and Christina Moreno (22:59) rounded out the top times for Marian.
Girls Volleyball: Fryer Lifts Blazing Trojans
Bloom received a boost from Amber Fryer in the Blazing Trojans' 25-21, 25-22 victory over Rich Central on Thursday, Sept. 22. Fryer posted eight kills in the win, which pushed Bloom to 8-10.
Boys Soccer: Bloom Continues Rolling
Bloom Township notched a 5-1 victory over Rich South on the back of two Jorge Leon goals and two Romario Gutierrez assists. The Blazing Trojans improved to 10-2-3 overall and 2-1 in conference play on Thursday, Sept. 22.
Girls Tennis: Olympians Sweep Rich East
Rich Central swept sister school Rich East in girls tennis on Thursday, Sept. 22, going 5-0 against the Rockets at Rich East.
Boys Soccer: Spartans Fall to JCA
Do-it-all freshman Alec Guarino scored two goals for Marian Catholic, but it wasn't enough as the Spartans fell 3-2 to Joliet Catholic on Wednesday, Sept. 21. Spartans Nick Carollo and Dominic Guarino both had an assist in the game for Marian, which fell to 7-7-3 overall and 1-2 in conference play.