TWp Digest: Stevenson Comeback Highlights Day 1 of Illinois Championships

Stevenson Crowd girls 2015

A furious late-game comeback by the Stevenson girls punctuated an exciting opening day for the Illinois state championships. The boys kick off on Friday and champions will be crowned at the end of a busy Saturday.

Girls water polo: Fenwick to final four again – Chicago Tribune
Stevenson, New Trier, Lyons also advance to Saturday semifinals

Allison Travetto helps keep Stevenson’s state title hopes alive – Vernon Hills Review
Allison Travetto’s offense kept the Stevenson girls water polo team within striking distance of St. Ignatius for three quarters on Thursday.

Codo sets record, Naperville Central falls –
It had been two years since Naperville Central had been to the girls water polo state quarterfinals, and just minutes after being eliminated the Redhawks already were planning for their next visit.

Big finish sends Stevenson past St. Ignatius –
Stevenson overcame a sluggish start in Thursday’s girls water polo state quarterfinals, finishing with a 3-0 scoring edge in the fourth quarter to edge St. Ignatius 9-7.

Burke brothers band together to lead Lincoln-Way Central – Daily Southtown
The Knights are not only a band of brothers — they have a set of brothers in Pat, Jake and Ryan Burke.

Coach’s move puts Lincoln-Way Central freshman Erin Kay in spotlight – Daily Southtown
Freshman Erin Kay is a big reason Lincoln-Way Central is going back to state for the third time in four years.