East Suburban Catholic Conference
Benet 8, Marian 0
Rania Fikri scored twice in the fourth-straight win for the Redwings (8-1-0, 4-0-0), who are ranked at no. 12 in the Chicagoland Soccer Top 25. Johnna Caliendo, Annie Fitzgerald, Keira Petrucelli, Meghan Sarros, Ivana Vukas and Eleanor Mahan also scored. Anna Casmere and Chloe Sentman each created two assists, and Rachel Burns made one. Shannon Clark and Kate Grubish combined for the shutout, which was Benet's seventh of the season.
(first round of four-team,
multi-pod event -- schedules not available)
At Olympic Park, Schaumburg
Huntley 1, South Elgin 1 (Huntley wins PKs 2-1)
The Storm fell in the tiebreaker despite two shootout saves from Karissa Cruz, who made three stops in regulation. Ella Dihel scored off an Ellie Vidic assist for South Elgin (4-3-1).
Warren 3, Kaneland 1
Addison Stanciak was all over the scoresheet with two goals and an assist. Kate Mondejar joined in with a goal and assist. Angelica Amezquita chipped in with a helper. Keeper Audrey Groth made 10 saves in the victory. The Blue Devils (3-2-1) meet St. Ignatius on Sunday for a bid for a bracket title berth on April 23..
Wheaton Academy 4, Timothy 0
Huntley 1, Wheaton Academy 1 (Huntley wins PKs 3-1)
Grace Platt led the way with a brace, and Rebecca Schulenburg contributed a goal and an assist in Timothy's opening win. Haleigh Manske chipped in with a goal. Goalkeeper Noelle Niekamp did not need a save to claim the clean-sheet.
After just a 90-minute break, the Warriors completed regulation tied 1-1 thanks to freshman Annika Vandervelde's goal after an Eva DeSouza assist. The game went right to PKs where the Warriors fell 3-1. Keeper Noelle Niekamp logged seven saves against Huntley. Wheaton Academy (4-3-2) hits the road Tuesday for a 4:30 Metro Suburban Conference Blue Division game against St. Edward.
St. Charles East 3, Belleville East 0
The sixth-ranked Fighting Saints (11-0-0) did all their scoring in the first half. Grace Williams scored the first two markers on assists from Alli Saviano. Lauren Salter had Kara Machala to thank for the final goal. Keepers Sidney Lazenby (35 minutes, 0 saves) and Grace Stehman (35, 0) split the shutout. St. Charles East saw its second scheduled game of the day against Notre Dame (Camp Girardeau, Mo.) canceled due to weather.