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Sports Digest: Scout Swimmers Place Second at Evanston

Lake Forest High School swim team finishes second out of 18 elite teams behind defending state champion New Trier. Girls’ basketball team tops Round Lake.

Jan. 5 

The Final Score:        1. New Trier 354, 2. Lake Forest 235, 3. Marmion 208, 4. Loyola Academy 176, 5. St. Charles North 163, 6. Glenbrook South 143.5, 7. Stevenson 133, 8. Evanston 121, 9. Stagg 120, 10. Naperville North 115, 11. Nequa Valley 92.5, 12. St. Ignatius 88, 13. Brother Rice 70, 14. Lockport 66, 15. Lincoln-Way East 43, 16. St. Patrick 23, 17. Niles West 17, 18. Palatine 2.

Scouts’ Star Performers:      The 400-yard freestyle relay team of took first place in 3:11.89. The same quartet swam to a 1:38.02 second place finish in the 200 medley relay. Grumhaus also took individual first-place awards in the 200 freestyle (1:42.6) and the 500 freestyle (4:39.17) while Rowe did the same in the 50 freestyle (21.79) and 100 freestyle (47.51).

Other Notable Scout Performances:           Balteanu swam to third in the 200 individual medley (200.39) and fourth in the 100 breaststroke (1:01.07). Smith earned eighth place in the 200 freestyle (1:44.77) and 10th in the 100 backstroke (57.0). Michael LeMay came in seventh in the 100 backstroke (56.19) and eighth in the100 butterfly (54.76). 

Who’s Next:   Lake Forest’s swimmers compete in the New Trier Invitational at 1:30 p.m. Saturday while the divers participate at 8:30 a.m. at Hinsdale Central. 

The Bottom Line:      The Scouts set a pair of meet records among their five first place finishes. Andrew Marsh finished third at the New Trier diving invitational. 

Girls’ Basketball 

Jan. 10 

The Final Score:        Lake Forest 55, Round Lake 49 

Scouts Star Performers:       Gabby Perino scored 16 points, grabbed eight rebounds, dished out three assists and stole the ball once. Brooke Green and Maddie Wells each added nine tallies. Green also had seven assists, five rebounds and a pair of steals while Wells hauled down six boards, stole the ball three times, blocked a shot and made an assist.

Other Notable Scout Performances:           Annie Keller contributed six points along with 14 rebounds, three steals, a block and an assist. Grace Torkelson chipped in 11 rebounds along with four points, an assist and a steal. 

Who’s Next:   The Scouts entertain Highland Park at 4:30 p.m. Saturday. 

The Bottom Line:      After losing a 24-point advantage midway through the third quarter, the Scouts held off a Round Lake Charge for their sixth victory of the season. Lake Forest jumped off to a 12-3 lead at the end of the first quarter and took a 30-11 edge into intermission. 

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Stevie Janowski January 12, 2013 at 05:55 AM
about time sports came back. Havent seen this coverage since Jim Powers. That was the good ol days

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