School of Champions Fall Sports Recap By Henry Turner

Boys’ Football

The boys’ football team faced harsh adversity throughout this season with a 2-7 record. This year we said farewell to three seniors: Aleksandar Dale, Brandon Baarsma,  and Jacob Meraz. Even with the challenges they faced this season, they kept their spirits high and constantly brought their best to each game. The team took home a strong 40-0 victory over Hubbard Greyhounds on the season’s close. 

Photography by Whitney Young Boys’ Football

Girls’ Flag Football

This year was historic, as we were introduced to a new team: Girls’ Flag Football. The girls had an absolutely amazing run, almost going their whole season undefeated, only losing one match to Westinghouse. The team just fell short of City losing to Kenwood in the semi-finals by a foul call.  The inaugural season brought great opportunities, and the girls took advantage, finishing 6-2. 


Girls’ Cross Country

Nikki Chopra and Jade Lavallee were our all-state champions. Chopra was 2nd at City Championships, 1st at Regionals, 4th at Sectionals, and 16th at the State Finals, while Lavallee placed 4th at City Championships, 3rd at Regionals, 6th at Sectionals, and 23rd at the State Finals.


Photography by Kendall Easterly

Boys’ Soccer

The boys finished 11-5-3, and 4-0-1 in conference. They pushed their way to the City Semifinals, but fell just short. They also made it to the Sections Finals before falling to Hinsdale Central in a penalty shootout. Diego Delgado (Sr) and Nathaniel Chmielowicz (Sr) won All-Conference, and All-Conference Academic team, and Garn Petrulis (Jr) won All-Conference Honorable mention.


Girls’ Golf

The girls’ golf team dominated for the second year in a row. The team was led by seniors Meilin Hoshino and Madison Rozwat, backed up by Juniors Mackenzie Trovero, Ariya Chang, sophomore Isabella Rozwat, and freshman Jasmine McGhee. Going 8-0, and winning the City Championship with a combined team score of 170. Hoshino also took home the individual first place with a score of 33(-2). 

  Photography by Whitney Young Girls’ Golf 


Boys’ Golf

This year was a fresh start for the boy’s golf team, as they had a new coach. Losing four starting seniors from last year, this season brought many challenges. But with junior’s Henry Reiland, Angelo Schichano, Henry Turner, sophomore Gray Hansen, and freshmen Evertt Carli and Reagan Tong, the boys finished 3-3 in head-to-head matchups, and won the City Championship play-in. Reiland won the individual City Championship, with a winning score of 71(-1). Onto state play, Reiland, Schiciano, Turner, and Carli all qualified individually for state sectionals.


Girls’ Swimming

For overall season performance, the girls placed first with 566.67 points, and, and placed second in the city championship. Renee Tan held the season record 200m freestyle (1:52.21), and the 500m freestyle (5:01.72).  Isabella Chow held the season record in 50m freestyle (23.04), 100m freestyle (50.28), 100m backstroke (57.58), 50m butterfly (25.43), and 100m butterfly (55.06). Chow also individually placed 1st in the City.


Girls’ Volleyball

A season of domination for girls’ volleyball. Finishing the season overall 27-10 record, and an undefeated 11-0 conference record. In conference play, they only lost 2 sets, while winning 22, and defeating Jones in the City Championship. The girls also went to Regional finals, before falling just short to Oak Park-River Forest.

Photography by Whitney Young Girls Volleyball