Tim O'Brien

Slowing down Michael Kurtz to far more manageable stats and letting a ball-hawking defense do the rest, Lemont rolled to a 35-14 win over Yorkville Saturday.
Scoring four times in the first quarter, Joliet Catholic rolled to a 48-13 win over St. Laurence at Memorial Stadium in Joliet in Class 5A action.
Lincoln-Way West rolled to a convincing 28-0 win over Morgan Park in New Lenox in a Class 6A first round game.
With hitting contributions from all over Thursday, T.F. South rolled to a 25-18, 25-21 win over Plainfield South to claim the Class 4A Crete-Monee Regional.
Lincoln-Way East and Joliet West both won on Tuesday and will meet in a regional final.
Joliet Catholic’s Nina Bertino has improved her game, Stagg represented the Southland at state and Lincoln-Way West uses science to amp up swim practices.
A 47-yard touchdown run from Michael Johnson on a fourth-and-two in the third quarter spearheaded Joliet Catholic to a 32-7 win over host Marist.
Homewood-Flossmoor’s Timara Maxwell and Sophia Osabuohien fell 6-1, 6-4 in the seventh consolation round to ending their run at state doubles championships.
Homewood-Flossmoor’s Sophia Osabuohien has her focus set on her side of the court. Her doubles partner Timara Maxwell has the same exact mindset.