The Varsity Boys Basketball team defeated Jacobs on Saturday, 56-33. Howard Mullen came off the bench with energy and defense to spark the team. Warren was led in scoring by Drew Dolan with 26 points and Cooper Stacey with 19 points. The Sophomore team also defeated Jacobs and they were led in scoring by Tristan Rice with 24 points. The Freshmen also won 44 – 37. Javerion Banks led the scoring for the Freshmen Blue Devils with 20 points. The Boys teams play their first conference game at Zion on Tuesday night. The Freshmen and Sophomores play at 5:30 and the Varsity at 7:00pm
The varsity girls basketball went 1-1 for the week. They lost to Libertyville on Tuesday. On Friday they came back with a big win over Lake Forest 41-34 to even up their NSC record to 1-1. This week the Blue Devils are home against Zion on Tuesday and against Lake Zurich on Friday.
The Blue Devils lost to Stevenson Jarrett Smith rolled a 608 series to lead the team. The Devils placed 8th in the tough Vernon Hillsd Invite on Saturday. Warren was led by Joe Smith with a 1164 series. This week is a big home week for the team. They host Libertyville on Tuesday and Lake Zurich on Wednesday. Saturday is the Blue Devil Invite at Bertrand’s Lanes.
This week, the Blue Devils Girls Bowling team swept Lake Zurich on Monday and Stevenson on Wednesday at home to open the conference season to garner 18 conference points this week. Rachel Flores ('22), Kayla Cameron ('24) led the way against the Bears with series of 525 and 518, respectively. Rachel Flores ('22), Kayla Cameron ('24), & Morgan Geiyer ('23) downed the Patriots with series of 515, 507, and 504. In their first tournament of the season, the Blue Devils shot great as a team and rolled their way to a 2nd place finish at the Palatine Holiday Invite on Saturday, led by an impressive 4th place individual finish by Kayla Cameron ('24). Kayla's 204 average on the day resulted in 1227 total pinfall, with a high game of 256. Other top averages on the day for the Blue Devils included Morgan Geiyer ('23) at 172, Brianna Smith ('22) at 169, and Rachel Flores ('22) at 166.
The season begins on December 12th with the Stevenson Invitational.
The varsity Devilettes took 11th out of 24 teams and the JV placed 8TH out 16 teams at the Minooka Invitational. The Devilettes compete next Sunday in the Stevenson Invitational.
The girls gymnastics team kicked off the season vs. Stevenson and Lake Zurich. Freshman Charly Grinton placed 2nd on vault and Senior Emma Stermitz had a great floor routine finishing 3rd for our JV team. Amanda Hamann lead the varsity team finishing 1st on vault, 5th on beam, 3rd on floor and 1st in the All-Around. The girls are looking to improve this week and be ready to take on Mundelein, Wednesday December 8th.
BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING
Boys Swimming and Diving kicked things off this weekend at the Deerfield Relays meet. Senior Diver Blake Vander-Juedgt scored the highest in the meet and broke the 6 dive school record with 314.90 points. Blake also dove at the Niles North Invite on Saturday and won the meet with a score of 470. The swimmers swam hard this weekend. With two back to back meets they did an awesome job. At the Stevenson relays the boys finished 3rd place overall. The freshman had a good meet placing 3rd in the Medley relay and 2nd place in the 400 Free relay. These relays consisted of Emmett Gribbens, Sam Foster, Evan DiVito and Brandon Morales. The 500 Cresendo relay placed 3rd with the swims by Jacob Wiser, Daniel Mo, Ryan Sundberg, and Billy Lawing. The 200 Free Relay placed 2nd place with Jacob Wiser, Evan Berndt, Ivan Morales, and Daniel Garcia. Up next is the first dual meet of the season at Libertyville High School on Thursday.
Your Warren wrestlers started their conference schedule this past Friday night against Lake Forest and continued to have success at tournaments on Saturday.
Warren swept all three levels with frosh winning 66-6 bringing their dual record to 6-0 on the year. Junior Varsity wrestlers won 40 -21 improving their record to 3-1-1. Victory was in doubt for the varsity on Friday evening. The grapplers went into the meet with four missing weight classes and 24 point edge to erase. Seniors Nevin Mitrovic, Reyes Gonzalez and Zach Sutor recorded pins to help start the comeback. Sophomores Jeremiah Hixon, Jose Ordonez, and fresman Josh Yoder also recorded falls to help erase the scoring deficit. Junior Zach Pisckiewicz and Sophomore Carlos Ordonez also added victories! Final score: Warren 39 Lake Forest 30.
The freshmen team concluded the weekend by winning the Palatine O'Brien tournament, which was their 2nd tournament championship in a row. Warren had 8 individual champions (Kaden Andersen, Donald Coleman, James Flores, Evan Glowinski, Justice Humphreys, Jordan Jeffery, Julian Ramos & Matt Vazquez). Warren also had three 2nd place finishers (Amir Nair, Sean Smith & John Rueda). Warren also had three 3rd place finishers (Yahir Fuentes, Juan Vargas & Johan Velazquez). Warren also had two 5th place finishers (Mehki Caleb & Hunter Axton). Also wrestling for the Blue Devils were Kenzo Fujita, Carson Hiso, Bryan Rivas & Etienne Jones.
Varsity wrestlers competed and placed 5th in the 8 team Plainfield South Tournament. The team went 2 – 2 on the day and the team added some new blood in the lineup. The team started 0 – 2 in the morning round robin session and needed to reset their mindset. Senior Reyes Gonzalez went 4 – 0 on the day and helped your Warren Grapplers turn their luck around and finish the day 2 – 0. Freshmen Anthony Soto has joined the varsity line up and went 3-2 in his varsity debut weekend. Other first time varsity starters included sophomores Dylan Grunwald, Jorge Valenzuela, and junior Jessie Binoya. The Blue Devils look to continue their winning ways with a dual meet victory this Friday at Lake Zurich. On Saturday, freshmen will be at Vernon Hills and Varsity will have another expanded roster at the Downers Grove South Team Tournament.