BOYS LACROSSE: The Ramblers beat Glenbrook North 18-3 at home Thursday to end the regular season with their sixth win in a row. Once again, they raced out to a big lead early and weren’t threatened the rest of the way. Loyola has outscored opponents by a combined 58-4 in the first quarter during its winning streak.
On a night they were recognized for their contributions to the program, seniors Nolan Chow (3 goals, 1 assist), Timothy Hackett (1 goal, 3 assists) and Najee Taylor (4 goals) led the offense.
Undefeated against Illinois teams, Loyola (13-6) opens the state tournament Monday. The Ramblers, who are the No. 1 seed at their own sectional, are the defending state champions.
“We want to keep building on how we’ve playing,” senior Connor Koch said. “Our offense has been on fire, and we’ve been going at it extra from whistle to whistle.”
BOYS WATER POLO: Senior Kenny Sajnaj and juniors Jake Carr and Kevin Considine all were selected to the all-sectional team at Glenbrook North. The Ramblers (19-11) lost to Evanston 8-7 in overtime in the sectional semifinals.
In two sectional games, Sajnaj totaled six goals and three assists, while Considine contributed six goals and one assist. Carr had 19 saves.
Sajnaj (77 goals, 65 assists) led the team with 142 points. Considine (113 goals, 23 assists) was second with 136. Carr averaged 10.8 saves a game.