Sunday, February 12, 2012
Warrior wrestlers win Sectional titles, Stitcher qualifies for State Gymnastics Meet, Swimmers take third in league meet and boys’ basketball team stomps Sullivan.
Wrestling Feb. 11 Warriors Star Performers: Artie Bess (220) and Lenny Bloom (145) won Sectional championships. Who’s Next: Bess and Bloom compete at the State Meet Friday and Saturday in Champaign. The Bottom Line: Bess, the third ranked wrestler in the state in his class, ran his record for the season to 36-1. Bloom, 38-1, is ranked eighth. Gymnastics Feb. 9 Warriors Star Performer: Christine Stitcher scored 36.825 in all around and 9.275 in both floor exercise and uneven parallel bars at the Niles North Sectional. Who’s Next: Stitcher competes in the State Meet Friday and Saturday in Palatine. The Bottom Line: Stitcher heads to the State Finals for the second year in a row hoping to climb higher in the …
Saturday, February 11, 2012
Highland Park three-point shot at the buzzer beats Deerfield.
The Final Score: Highland Park 37, Deerfield 35 Warriors Star Performer: Alex Sacks scored 12 points, pulled down six rebounds and stole the ball three times. Other Notable Warrior Performances: Mack Watts added 11 points while grabbing six boards, dishing off four assists and taking the ball away from the Giants once. Michael Alfieri contributed 10 points, six rebounds and a steal. Who’s Next: The Warriors entertain Sullivan at 6 p.m. today. The Bottom Line: Highland Park outpointed Deerfield 7-5 in overtime as Giant Danny Dlugie sank a three point field goal with two seconds remaining in the extra two minutes. Deerfield trained by two points at the end of three periods, 25-23, but knotted the contest, 30-30, at …
Sunday, February 5, 2012
Watts leads Deerfield with 14 points.
Feb. 4 The Final Score: Conant 51, Deerfield 39 Warriors Star Performers: Mack Watts scored 14 points, dished out three assists and pulled down two rebounds. Other Notable Warrior Performances: Alex Sacks contributed seven tallies and an assist while Alexander Glantz chipped in six points, three rebounds and an assist. Who’s Next: The Warriors travel to Lake Forest at 7 p.m. Tuesday. The Bottom Line: Deerfield trailed by a point, 11-10, at the end of the first quarter before Conant took a 25-18 lead into intermission and built it to 11 in the third period.
Saturday, February 4, 2012
Stitcher, Hogan earn at large gymnastics Sectional berths.
Boys’ Basketball Feb. 3 The Final Score: Deerfield 57, Maine East 33 Warriors Star Performer: Alex Sacks scored 18 points, grabbed three rebounds and stole the ball four times. Other Notable Warrior Performances: Mack Watts contributed 11 tallies, pulled down six rebounds and had a steal. Michael Alfieri chipped in eight points, dished out three assists and had five boards. Who’s Next: The Warriors travel to Lake Forest at 7 p.m. Tuesday. The Bottom Line: Deerfield exploded in the first quarter to take an 18-9 lead at the end of the period and built it to 34-18 by intermission. The Warriors maintained their dominance in the second half. Gymnastics Update (Stitcher, Hogan gain at large Sectional bids) Feb. 2, 3 The …
Thursday, February 2, 2012
Five other Warriors to continue sports careers.
Deerfield High School senior athletes Joey Calistri and Austin Jones signed national letters of intent Wednesday to compete in their sports at the college level. Calistri will play soccer for Northwestern University while Jones will be a free safety on the football team at Alabama A & M. At least five other Warriors on their way to university sports careers including basketball player Liz Yucknut, tennis star Jason Brown, Illinois state diving champion Erin Purdy, girls soccer player Megan Perna and triple jumper and Patch columnist Danny Katz. Jones found a place where he can combine his gridiron skills with his intended course of study of supply chain management. “It’s the right fit for me,” he said. “It’s what I was looking for and it …
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Yucknut solves Grayslake riddle but Deerfield still falls.
Jan. 30 The Final Score: Grayslake North 46, Deerfield 31 Warriors Star Performer: Liz Yucknut scored 18 points, more than half her team’s total. Who’s Next: The Warriors travel to Maine East at 7:30 p.m. Friday. The Bottom Line: A solid defense effort by Grayslake North was too much for the Warriors to overcome, according to Deerfield Coach Mike Muldrow. After fighting for a 26-25 halftime lead, the Warriors were held to only four second half points.
Saturday, January 28, 2012
Swimmers edge Highland Park, boys’ basketball team falls to Glenbrook North.
Jan. 27 Wrestling The Final Score: Deerfield 31, New Trier 24; Deerfield 55, Maine South 6 Warriors Top Performers: Artie Bess (220), Jack Eisman, Sam Tortorella (132), Brian McCann (138), Lenny Bloom (145), Tyler Pohn (170) and James Kirby (195) each won two matches for Deerfield. Other Notable Warrior Performances: Other Deerfield winners for the night were J.J. Nawrot (285), Jordan Lieberman (106), Keven Hoogheem (113), Doran Zimmerman (152), Colton Emmerich (160) and Zach Perbohner (182). Who’s Next: The Warriors compete in a triangular meet at 9 a.m. today at Glenbard West. The Bottom Line: After finishing just behind the Trevians at the Central Suburban League meet a week ago, Deerfield outpointed New …
Thursday, January 26, 2012
Yucknut plays solid game in defeat.
Jan. 25 The Final Score: Vernon Hills 56, Deerfield 21 Warriors Star Performer: Liz Yucknut scored eight points, stole the ball four times and grabbed three rebounds. Who’s Next: The Warriors entertain Grayslake Central at 7 p.m. Monday. The Bottom Line: Deerfield made only 15 percent of its shots from the field giving the Warriors an uphill battle all night. Trailing 13-10 at the end of the first quarter, The Warriors fell behind 26-12 at halftime as the Cougars continued to run away with the game. Deerfield is 5-19 for the season.
Sunday, January 22, 2012
Wrestlers second in league meet, produce three champs. Boys’ basketball team downs Lincoln Park.
Jan. 21 Bowling The Final Score: 1. Lake Zurich 6,423; 2. Vernon Hills 6,391, 3. Deerfield 6,011; 4. Stevenson 5,989. Only scores available. Warriors Star Performer: Zach Cole finished third in the Stevenson Section with a score of 1.332. Other Notable Warrior Performances: Aaron Horwitz earned an at large bid to the State Meet based on his. Who’s Next: Cole travels to the State Meet Friday and Saturday in O’Fallon. The Bottom Line: Cole and Horwitz will be the Warriors sole representatives in the State Finals as they helped Deerfield place third in the Stevenson Sectional. Only the top two teams advance as a squad. Wrestling The Final Score: 1. New Trier 295, 2. Deerfield 247.5, 3. Maine West 213.5, 4. …
Saturday, January 21, 2012
Porter, Sacks lead boys to win. Scoring binge by Yucknut and Kellow not enough for girls.
Jan. 20 Boys’ Basketball The Final Score: Deerfield 37, Maine West 35 Warriors Star Performers: Eric Porter and Alex Sacks led Deerfield with 12 points each. Other Notable Warrior Performances: Mack Watts added five points and Michael Alfieri chipped in four. Who’s Next: The Warriors travel to Lincoln Park at 1:30 p.m. today in Chicago. The Bottom Line: Trailing 15-10 at halftime, the Warriors applied defensive pressure to hold Maine West to three third quarter points while going on a 13-0 run of its own to grab the lead. In the fourth quarter, Maine West tied the game at 28 before Deerfield scored eight unanswered points to give it a 36-28 edge with 1:22 remaining. Deerfield evened its Central Suburban League …