Rosters set for upcoming Lake County Senior Shootout
Rosters have been announced for the women's portion of the seventh annual Lake County Senior Shootout, a high school all-star basketball game slated for April 15 at the College of Lake County.
A boys and girls game featuring the top high school senior boys and girls players in Lake County will begin with the girls at 6 p.m.
"This year's game is expected to be another great and exciting one," said event coordinator Fred Fleming. "We have a lot of talent in this year's senior class, which made it difficult selecting teams this year."
The game will feature a coed 3-point shootout and the slam dunk competition.
"We are going to try some new things in this year's games," Fleming said. "My partner (Dwayne Springs) and I want to keep this event exciting and full of entertainment for our Lake County basketball fans.
"The girls we've selected in the game this year has to be one of the most talented lineups since our inaugural game. I know a lot of people usually show up later for the boys game, but this year we want them to come out and support our girls, too. You won't be disappointed."
The West girls team includes Tessy Onwuka (Lake Forest Academy), Jasmine Sangster and McKaylie Krey (Grant), Ellie Haviland (Lakes), Abby Pirron and Rachel Kuehr (Lake Zurich), Zyaire Strowder (Waukegan), Jessica Burke and Janine Fajardo (Stevenson), Miya Johnson (Round Lake), Corrina Vaughan (Wauconda), Natali Dimitrova, Sammy Stejskal and Maddie Welter (Buffalo Grove) and Alexis Duehr and Maddy Murillo (Antioch).
The East girls are Ladellia Maggett, Krystal Walker and Marquita Easley of Zion-Benton, Margot Sylvan and Jesse Holloway of Deerfield, Quin Garbett and Kelly Moroney of Grayslake Central, Kelley O'Brien and Abbey Stinner of Grayslake North, Kaci Burden of Highland Park, Kelly Katis and Megan Talbot of Barrington, Danielle Delozier and Alexz Amato of Carmel, Jocelyn Bell of Warren and Amy Richards of Mundelein.
Augustana senior attacker Emily Handrahan (Lake Zurich) won the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin's offensive player of the week award for women's lacrosse.
Handrahan was instrumental in the Vikings picking up a pair of lopsided nonconference victories.
She scored 8 goals and had 10 assists for a team-leading 18 points in the two games.
She scored 5 goals with 4 assists in a 23-3 win over Aurora and then recorded 3 goals and 6 assists in a 20-1 victory against Augsburg.
Handrahan scored her 8 goals on just 10 shots.
For the season, she is the second-leading scorer on the team with 17 goals and a team-high 21 assists for a team-high total of 38 points.
She also has 5 ground balls and one draw control and has scored her 17 goals on just 29 shots.
Milwaukee School of Engineering sophomore Ryan Newman (Round Lake) threw a 3-hit shutout to lead the Raiders to a 5-0 win in Game 2 of a doubleheader split with Finlandia at The Rock Complex in Franklin, Wis.
The Raiders (7-9) bounced back from a 2-1 loss in Game 1.
Newman (1-1) struck out eight and walked just one in the game, throwing just 98 pitches for the team's first shutout of the season. He finished strong, striking out five of the last seven batters he faced and allowed just one runner to reach second base in the game.
It was the longest start of Newman's career, surpassing the 7 innings he threw at Benedictine last season. It was also the first time he struck out more than four batters in an appearance.
• Texas Christian's Evan Skoug (Libertyville) had a double in TCU's 14-2 win over West Virginia. It was Skoug's fifth multi-hit game of the season and the 24th of his career. He has 2 homers this season.
University of North Carolina senior Lexi Cappalli (Stevenson) finished her collegiate gymnastics by winning several honors at the East Atlantic Gymnastics League Championships in Pittsburgh.
She earned EAGL all-tournament first team honors in the all-around and on uneven bars, and was named second team all-conference in the all-around. She finished seventh in the conference in the all-around, and was eighth on bars. Earlier in the week, Cappalli was selected as the EAGL scholar-athlete of the year. She is a mathematics major with a minor in business administration at UNC.
Adult softball teams can sign up now for spring softball leagues at the Libertyville Sports Complex. Leagues will start the end of April with the LSC offering five different nights of leagues for men's 12-inch softball, one night for a 16-inch men's softball and one night for a 14-inch coed softball league.
Each league will start its season at the end of April and play until July.
For more information, including registration, fees and schedules, call the Libertyville Sports Complex at (847) 367-1502, email Scott Jenkins of the LSC at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit LibertyvilleSportsComplex.com
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