Saturday's prep roundup: Geneva wrestling takes Kaneland quad
MAPLE PARK – Geneva swept Saturday's Kaneland wrestling quadrangular to improve to 15-2 in duals.
A 45-21 victory against Rock Island especially stirred the Vikings.
"Rock Island's been kicking our butt the last few years and we didn't wrestle that well against them, so to beat them 45-21, I'm pretty happy," Vikings coach Tom Chernich said.
Geneva also defeated Belvidere North (60-18) and Kaneland (35-30). Vikings junior 170-pounder Austian Choan went 3-0 on the day to cap a 4-0 weekend.
Kaneland beat Belvidere North (48-6) and Rock Island (36-33) in its other duals. Adam Mish (113), Dane Goodenough (138), Austin Parks (160) and Justin Diddell (285) collected falls in the Geneva dual.
Oswego tournament: Batavia 54, Rich South 35: At Oswego, Batavia finished third in the tournament after a comfortable win. Senior guard Liza Fruendt and sophomore post Hannah Frazier were named to the all-tournament team. The Bulldogs are 10-2.
St. Charles North 60, Elgin 31: At Elgin, Nichole Davidson scored 23 points to pace North (6-7, 2-2 Upstate Eight Conference River Division).
Geneva 64, Larkin 37: At Geneva, recent freshman call-up Grace Loberg finished in double figures for the second straight night, scoring 22 points to boost Geneva (8-2, 3-1 UEC River). Abby Novak added 18 points for Geneva, while Morgan Seberger finished with 11.
Aurora Christian 50, Wheaton Academy 31: At Aurora, Aurora Christian improved to 8-4 and 4-0 in the Suburban Christian Conference Gold behind Kirsten Madsen (15 points) and Alyssa Andersen (13). Marissa Gagliano paced the Warriors with seven points.
Brognia paces Geneva: At Wheaton, Geneva tallied 72.425 team points to edge the host Wheaton Warrenville South co-op (71.375) for the Illinois Best Invitational title.
The Vikings' Dominique Brognia scored a 36.875 to win the all-around. Teammate Megan Beitzel was second in the vault with a 9.35.
Batavia finished sixth among nine teams. Megan McGee scored a 31.550 to place seventh in the all-around.