Boys soccer team shuts out Canterbury
Carroll’s forwards had a heyday against Canterbury on Aug. 27, collecting a 4-0 shutout over the Cavaliers.
Chris Gerken led Carroll’s scoring with a pair of goals on the night, and fellow seniors Sam Michaels and Peyton Fosnough scored one goal each. Assists were spread out among seniors Michael Frank, Trevor Horton and Michaels.
Junior goalkeeper Logan Gonzalez recorded one save.
Carroll climbed to No. 7 in the state 3A rankings last week. Canterbury is currently No. 7 in 2A.
Girls soccer team defeats Dwenger
The No. 16 Carroll girls soccer team defeated Bishop Dwenger (No. 9 in 2A) 3-0 Aug. 26 to improve to 4-2 on the season.
Kelsi Hoot led the Chargers’ scoring with a pair of goals on the night — one in the first half and another in the second — and Sydney Schmitz also scored a second-half goal. Liz Knorr collected an assist, and senior goalkeeper Olivia Sloffer made five saves for the shutout.
Boys tennis team defeats Dwenger, Canterbury
The Carroll boys tennis team narrowly defeated Bishop Dwenger 3-2 on Aug. 28.
Freshman Griffin Martin had the Chargers’ sole singles win, defeating the Saints’s Brayden Lafan 7-6 (4), 6-0 at two singles.
At one doubles, the Chargers’ Kyle Hoerr and Ethan Koeneman defeated Nathan Busch and Daniel Cashbaugh 7-5, 6-2. At two doubles, Carroll’s Max Carmody and Jonathan Hess defeated juniors Ricky Nill and Jacob Schroeder 6-1, 6-3.
On Thursday, the Chargers defeated Canterbury 4-1. Match winners were Luke Stoffel at one singles (7-6 (4), 6-3), Martin at two singles (6-0, 6-0), Jackson at three singles (6-3, 6-1) and Hess and Tyler Gibson at two doubles (6-0, 5-7, 7-6 (2)).
Carroll golfers defeat Busco
The Carroll girls golf team improved to 5-2 Aug. 27 with a 183-202 win over Churubusco at Autumn Ridge Golf Course.
Melissa Francis and Emily Linder were both individual medalists during the meeting, shooting 44 each on the front nine. Also scoring for the Chargers were Tiffany Chin (46), Graham Ruselink (49) and Elizabeth Kindler (50).
Kenzi Tonkel led the Eagles with a 48.
Carroll will return to action against Homestead at Chestnut Hills on Thursday.
Bobcat football teams off to a good start
Maple Creek Middle School’s seventh- and eighth-grade football teams put up a combined 84 points over Penn High School feeder Discovery on Aug. 24.
The seventh-grade Bobcats started their season off with a 42-12 victory. Nate Starks and Will Jeffries accounted for the Bobcat touchdowns. Griffin Scheele had an interception and three successful extra-point kicks. The team also capitalized on a fumble recovery by Caiden Abbs, and another by Aidan Ellis who scooped his on the goal line and returned it 75 yards to put the game out of reach.
The eighth-grade Bobcats celebrated a victory over Discovery in front of packed bleachers at the first ever Saturday game at Maple Creek. Great weather and great fans witnessed a 42-0 shutout to open the season.
The offense impressed with touchdown runs by Braden Steely, Joe Nuttle, Hansen Haffner and Tyler Arens. Haffner also threw two touchdown passes to Justin Anderson and Nuttle. The Defense played great in the shutout. Arens blocked a punt, and Austin Richey, Haffner and Arens all recovered fumbles.
The Bobcats host St. Charles tonight.
Maple Creek hosts preseason cross country invitational
Maple Creek’s cross country teams opened the 2019 season with great results Aug. 28 in an unscored home meet.
In the sixth-grade girls race, Isabella Slone and Elena Barb found their way into the top 10 with Ivy Wilkins rounding out the top 15. Seventh-grader Sophia Haslett won her race, with Callie Mitchell right behind her in second. Further back in the pack, Leila Klein knocked nearly two minutes off of last year’s PR. In the eighth-grade race, Taylor Hansen won in commanding form with a minute separating her and second place. Teammates Anna Ealing, Marybeth Hall and Mackenzie Cottier rounded out the top 15.
In the sixth-grade boys race, Cole Zent moved up 10 spots to take second. Eero Bulkowski finished fourth, followed by Evan Yoder in eighth, Carson Terrell in 11th and Jameson Hyde in 14th.
In the seventh-grade race, Antonio Uncheselu paced his way to eighth, and Hayden Sandquist flew in at 10th.
Jack Potchka placed first in the eighth-grade race, followed by Charles Basham in fourth, Locke Hemsoth in eighth and Andrew Potter in 16th.
Carroll Middle School had several top-10 finishes as well: Hadley Snell (third in eighth-grade girls), Megan Lanning (fourth in sixth-grade girls), Liam Ormiston (seventh in eighth-grade boys), Vincent Bane (fourth in seventh-grade boys), Aidan Borbiev (fifth in sixth-grade boys), Grayson Hobbick (sixth in sixth-grade boys) and Gage Begley (seventh in sixth-grade boys).