Images: Heavy impact is featured in our best high school sports photos of the week

 
 
Posted5/22/2018 1:00 AM
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See some of the best high school sports images this week from the Daily Herald. Photographers this week covered baseball, soccer, water polo and track & field.

Stevenson's Claire Haas scores a goal despite contact to the face by Fenwick's Molly McGuire during the girls state water polo championship game Saturday.
  Stevenson's Claire Haas scores a goal despite contact to the face by Fenwick's Molly McGuire during the girls state water polo championship game Saturday.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Wauconda's Madison Rejczyk goes pop for a header during a regional semifinal against Foreman at Lakes High School in Lake Villa Tuesday.
  Wauconda's Madison Rejczyk goes pop for a header during a regional semifinal against Foreman at Lakes High School in Lake Villa Tuesday.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
IC Catholic Prep's Michael Liszka (3) comes up short on picking off Westmont's Matthew O'Leary (22) during the Class 2A IC Catholic Prep baseball regional semifinals on Wednesday.
  IC Catholic Prep's Michael Liszka (3) comes up short on picking off Westmont's Matthew O'Leary (22) during the Class 2A IC Catholic Prep baseball regional semifinals on Wednesday.
Mark Black | Staff Photographer
Timothy Christian first baseman Nick Huisman fields a pickoff throw as Northridge Prep's Stephen Brochu scrambles back safely during Class 2A regional boys baseball action at Plunkett Park in Elmhurst Wednesday.
  Timothy Christian first baseman Nick Huisman fields a pickoff throw as Northridge Prep's Stephen Brochu scrambles back safely during Class 2A regional boys baseball action at Plunkett Park in Elmhurst Wednesday.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Barrington players clamor around teammate Michael O'toole hoisting the hardware after claiming the Mid-Suburban League boys volleyball title with a win over Hersey at Barrington Wednesday night.
  Barrington players clamor around teammate Michael O'toole hoisting the hardware after claiming the Mid-Suburban League boys volleyball title with a win over Hersey at Barrington Wednesday night.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Elgin starting pitcher Kyle Coates delivers against Larkin at Trout Park in Elgin Wednesday.
  Elgin starting pitcher Kyle Coates delivers against Larkin at Trout Park in Elgin Wednesday.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Buffalo Grove's Alex Paul gets safely back to first base as Barrington's David Mitchell fields the pickoff throw during Mid-Suburban League title game action at Coach Kirby Smith Field in Barrington Thursday.
  Buffalo Grove's Alex Paul gets safely back to first base as Barrington's David Mitchell fields the pickoff throw during Mid-Suburban League title game action at Coach Kirby Smith Field in Barrington Thursday.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Barrington's Catherine McMahon prepares to make a pitch against Hersey during Mid-Suburban League title game action at Verne "Hank" Lageschulte Field in Barrington Thursday.
  Barrington's Catherine McMahon prepares to make a pitch against Hersey during Mid-Suburban League title game action at Verne "Hank" Lageschulte Field in Barrington Thursday.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Sam Conger of Batavia won the 110-meter hurdles during the Class 3A boys track and field sectional at St. Charles North Thursday.
  Sam Conger of Batavia won the 110-meter hurdles during the Class 3A boys track and field sectional at St. Charles North Thursday.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
Kevin Sylvester of West Aurora jumped 23'1" in the long jump during the Class 3A boys track and field sectional at St. Charles North Thursday.
  Kevin Sylvester of West Aurora jumped 23'1" in the long jump during the Class 3A boys track and field sectional at St. Charles North Thursday.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
Vernon Hills pole vaulter Patrick Sear clears the bar during the Class 3A Grayslake North boys track sectional Thursday.
  Vernon Hills pole vaulter Patrick Sear clears the bar during the Class 3A Grayslake North boys track sectional Thursday.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Neuqua Valley's Will Hofner, right, defends the net against Glenbard North during boys volleyball action in Naperville.
  Neuqua Valley's Will Hofner, right, defends the net against Glenbard North during boys volleyball action in Naperville.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Wheaton North's Jake Johnson watches the flight of his discus during the Glenbard North Class 3A boys sectional track meet.
  Wheaton North's Jake Johnson watches the flight of his discus during the Glenbard North Class 3A boys sectional track meet.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Carmel's Ezzie Posner rounds turn one in the Class 2A 800-meter run of the girls track and field preliminary events of the State Final Meet Friday at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston.
  Carmel's Ezzie Posner rounds turn one in the Class 2A 800-meter run of the girls track and field preliminary events of the State Final Meet Friday at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Cary-Grove's Tabor Gleason clears the bar in the Class 3A high jump Friday in Charleston.
  Cary-Grove's Tabor Gleason clears the bar in the Class 3A high jump Friday in Charleston.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Oswego East's Jayna Dias in the Class 3A long jump Friday in Charleston.
  Oswego East's Jayna Dias in the Class 3A long jump Friday in Charleston.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
West Aurora's Abbey Kuhn pulls herself over the bar in the Class 3A pole vault Friday in Charleston.
  West Aurora's Abbey Kuhn pulls herself over the bar in the Class 3A pole vault Friday in Charleston.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Conant's Spencer Urban has the ball as Lyons Township's John Reilly trails during the boys state water polo third-place game at Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire Saturday. Lyons won the game 12-8.
  Conant's Spencer Urban has the ball as Lyons Township's John Reilly trails during the boys state water polo third-place game at Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire Saturday. Lyons won the game 12-8.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Conant goalie Harris Dibek lunges for the ball during the boys state water polo third-place game against Lyons Township at Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire Saturday. Lyons won the game 12-8.
  Conant goalie Harris Dibek lunges for the ball during the boys state water polo third-place game against Lyons Township at Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire Saturday. Lyons won the game 12-8.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Naperville Central water polo players celebrate their state championship following Saturday's game against Fenwick  at Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire Saturday.
  Naperville Central water polo players celebrate their state championship following Saturday's game against Fenwick at Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire Saturday.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Naperville Central's Cam Dougherty tries to make a move toward the net during the boys state water polo championship game against Fenwick at Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire Saturday.
  Naperville Central's Cam Dougherty tries to make a move toward the net during the boys state water polo championship game against Fenwick at Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire Saturday.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
The Stevenson girls water polo team celebrates its state championship following Saturday's victory over Fenwick in Lincolnshire.
  The Stevenson girls water polo team celebrates its state championship following Saturday's victory over Fenwick in Lincolnshire.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Wauconda's Grace Daun clears the bar to win a state championship in the Class 3A high jump.
  Wauconda's Grace Daun clears the bar to win a state championship in the Class 3A high jump.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Neuqua Valley's Riley Ammenhauser in the Class 3A triple jump Saturday in Charleston.
  Neuqua Valley's Riley Ammenhauser in the Class 3A triple jump Saturday in Charleston.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Wheaton North's Allyson Serbick hands the baton to teammate Malia Humecki in the Class 3A 800-meter relay Saturday in Charleston.
  Wheaton North's Allyson Serbick hands the baton to teammate Malia Humecki in the Class 3A 800-meter relay Saturday in Charleston.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
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