Sports Digest: Dancers, Bowler Advance at State

Deerfield High School wrestling tops New Trier, Niles West while boys’ basketball team falls to Glenbrook North.


Competitive Dance 

The Final Score:        1. Highland 90.84, 2. Lake Forest 86.16, 3. Crystal Lake Central 84.58, 5. Eisenhower 81.2, 6. Deerfield 81, 7. Grayslake North 80.1, 8. Vernon Hills 79.58, 9. Lincoln Way West 74.76, 10. Triad 74.16. 

Who’s Next:   The Warriors compete in the finals today in Bloomington. 

The Bottom Line:      Deerfield is currently in sixth place after the first day of competition in the inaugural Illinois High School Association competitive dance event. 


Warriors Star Performer:    Anthony Tometz rolled games of 212 213, 242, 215, 178 and 188 for a 1,248 total to put him in 58th place. 

Who’s Next:   Tometz advances to today’s final round. 


The Final Score:        Deerfield 49, New Trier 18; Deerfield 39, Niles West 36 

Who’s Next:   The Warriors compete in a triangular meet at 9 a.m. today at Glenbard West. 

The Bottom Line:      Deerfield improved its dual meet record to 25-2 giving it the best in school history. 

Boys’ Basketball 

The Final Score:        Glenbrook North 57, Deerfield 42, 

Warriors Star Performer:    Jack Gurvey scored 12 points and pulled down a pair of rebounds. 

Other Notable Warrior Performances:       Anthony Shapiro added eight points and four rebounds while Alexander Glantz chipped in with six tallies, four boards and a pair of assists. Patrick Burns contributed seven rebounds and an assist along with his two points.

Who’s Next:   The Warriors entertain Northridge Prep at 4 p.m. today. 

The Bottom Line:      A 16-6 third quarter run made a big difference for the Spartan. Deerfield kept the game close at the outset trailing 7-6 at the end of the first period before Glenbrook North took a 26-19 halftime advantage. The Warriors outpointed the Spartans in the final period but did not narrow the gap enough. Deerfield is now 7-11 for the season and 1-5 in the Central Suburban League North Division. 

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