GIRLS LACROSSE: Loyola finished 3-1 on its annual trip to the East Coast.
The Ramblers (9-1) opened with a 10-8 win over Potomac School, of McLean, Virginia, on Friday. The following day they lost to Washington D.C.’s Georgetown Visitation Prep 8-7 before earning a 16-12 victory over Collegiate School, of Richmond, Virginia. Loyola closed out the road trip Sunday with a 19-5 win over Seton, of Manassas, Virginia.
Sophomore Ellie Lazzaretto led the offense with 16 goals and three assists. Junior Annabelle Burke totaled 12 goals and three assists. Sophomore Maley Starr (5 goals, 6 assists) and junior Sophia Rucker (7 goals, 1 assist) contributed to Loyola scoring 52 goals.
Senior Annie Enrietto started all four games in goal.
For the season, Lazzaretto is first in points with 47 (39 goals, 8 assists). She’s followed by Burke with 42 (29 goals, 13 assists), Starr with 33 (14 goals, 19 assists) and Rucker with 24 (20 goals, 4 assists).
Burke leads the team in draw controls (57) and interceptions (8). Senior Lauryn Repp is first with 15 groundballs.
The Ramblers play Rockford at home Saturday before hosting New Trier on Tuesday. Last season was the first one since 2008 that neither Loyola nor New Trier won the state title. Hinsdale Central beat the Trevians in the inaugural IHSA state tournament.
BOYS TRACK AND FIELD: Senior Jack Loveland won two individual events Tuesday in the Ramblers’ first outdoor meet of the season Tuesday.
Loveland finished first in both the 200 meters (23.45 seconds) and 400 meters (51.03) in a home triangular with Evanston and Highland Park.
Junior Billy Delaney, junior Greyson Schneider, junior Kieran Thompson and freshman Spencer Werner all won one individual event for the Ramblers.
Delaney was first in the 800 meters (2:05.39), Schneider was first in the pole vault (13 feet, 0 inches), Thompson was first in the high jump (5-8) and Werner won the 3,200 (9:57.32).
Schneider also took second in the 300 intermediate hurdles (43.21), fourth in the 110 high hurdles (16.14) and fourth in the 100 (11.88). Werner was runner-up in the 1,600 (4:39.59).
The Catholic League indoor champions, Loyola competes at its first outdoor invitational Saturday at Bartlett.