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The Leaderboard: Weekly Recap

By December 7, 2022December 8th, 2022No Comments
De La Salle Meteors Athletics

Week of Nov 28th – Dec 5th

  • Girls Basketball had two matchups this week. On Tuesday, November 29th, the girls took on DePaul College Prep here at the Parmer Activity Center. It was a tough game for the girls, who had just played DePaul Prep six days prior to this meetup. The Girls hung tough for all 4 quarters but in the end, fell to the Rams by a final of 57-40. Kamryn Porter ’24 led the way with 19 points, Heaven Cusic ’23 had 8 points and 16 rebounds, Junior, Taylor Schergen chimed in with 8 points and 6 rebounds, while playing tough defense and drawing charges. On Saturday, December 3rd, the Meteor Girls Basketball Team hit the road to Knightstown, Indiana to take on Loyola Academy inside the iconic Hoosier Gym. Ultimately, the Girls lost to the Ramblers, but nonetheless, in this hard-fought game the team learned a lot about themselves! Kamryn Porter was the lone Meteor in double-figures, with 10 points. “We have a young team, some of the girls are just getting a taste of Varsity Basketball. This is a great experience for them, and we’ll be better off for it,” said Head Coach Matt Stevenson. This week the Meteors are at home both Tuesday and Thursday where they take on St. Laurence and Rosary. The Reavis Holiday Tournament begins on Friday, December 9th and concludes December 16th.
  • Meteor Boys Basketball went 2-0 during the week. On Tuesday, November 29th, the Boys traveled to Hammond, Indiana to take on Bosco Institute at Purdue Northwest University. The Meteors beat the Dons by a final of 63-61, with four Meteors in double figures. Junior, Richard Lindsey had a double-double, posting 15 points and 11 rebounds. Anthony Davis ‘23, had 13 points, Evan Jackson ’23, added 12 points and 6 rebounds, and finally Alioune Mbaye ‘24, had a nice game with 11 points and 4 rebounds. Thursday, December 1st, the Meteors took on the Friars of Fenwick. It was a highly competitive matchup with the Friars running a full court press for much of the game, but in the end the Meteors pulled through by a final of 56-49. Senior, Evan Jackson led the way for the Meteors tallying 20 points and 6 rebounds while going 4-for-6 from three-point range. Junior, Richard Lindsey added 12 points and 7 rebounds for the Meteors. This week, the Meteors are on the road all week. They play on Tuesday against DePaul College Prep, Friday against Marmion Academy and Sunday against Proviso East in the D-Rose Classic.
  • Girls Bowling kicked off their season last Monday against Marist at Arena Lanes. The girls kept it close but lost by 54 pins. The final was 1,924-1,870. Meteor Standouts included: Yasmin Sawyer ’25 who shot a 169, followed by Alyssa Lunn ’23 with a 144. Monday night, the Meteors took on Mother McAuley at Arena Lanes. The Macs jumped out to a quick lead, but our Meteors battled back to make it close. After 3 games however, the Macs held on by just 29 pins! High Scores for yesterday’s matchup were Senior, Marie Platt, who shot a 192! Yasmin Sawyer ’25, shot a 152 and Alyssa Lunn shot a 139. JV Bowling continued their dominance by completing a three-game sweep of Mother McAuley. Top Bowlers were Aolani Villasenor ’25, who shot a 167, Angelina Lyons ’25, with a 151, Ella Falconio ‘25 with a 150 and Anna Goga ‘23 with a 132.
  • Boys Bowling matched up against Providence this past week. The Meteors fought hard, but in the end, the lanes were a bit too tough. The top two performers for Varsity were Matt Sisk ’24 who had a high score of 171 and averaged 163, and Aristotle Williams ’25 shot a high of 144 and averaged 138. The Meteors take on Mount Carmel tonight at Burr Oak Lanes.
  • Wrestling enjoyed a nice weekend. They competed in the Hope Quad, competing against Chicago Hope Academy, Wheaton Academy and Intrinsic. Overall, the Meteors swept by beating Wheaton 44-28, Intrinsic 84-0, and beating Hope Academy 51-27. Top performers from Saturday were Jeremiah Lawrence ’26 (106lb class, finished 3-0), Raymond Alvarado ’23 (113lb class, finished 3-0), Anthony Trendle ’24 (120lb class, finished 3-0), Josue Hernandez ’24 (182lb class, finished 3-0), Zion Nix ’23 (220lb class, finished 3-0), and Abigail Trendle ’25 went 1-0 with a pin in the 2nd round! This week, the Meteors Wrestling Squad heads to Plano High School to compete in the 39th Annual Reaper Classic!

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