IC Catholic Prep football team routs Walther Christian

York football team loses to Glenbard West.

By Mike Miazga


The points keep on coming for the IC Catholic Prep football team.

The Knights broke the 50-point barrier for a second game in a row in their 51-6 Metro Suburban Conference crossover win against Walther Christian at Lewis Stadium in Elmhurst.

IC Catholic Prep moved to 2-1 with the win.

The Knights scored 56 points in Week 2 and opened the season with a 32-point output.

In the win over Walther, sophomore quarterback Luke Ricobene completed 6 of 6 passes for 86 yards and two touchdowns. Matt Sutton completed 2 of 4 passes for 43 yards and a score.

Brendan O’Brien ran the ball 14 times for 62 yards and one touchdown. Griffen Eichhorn ran six times for 32 yards and one touchdown. Ricobene had a 47-yard touchdown run. The Knights had 155 rushing yards on 30 carries.

Pat Jordan caught two passes for 49 yards. Rob Malek caught one pass for 40 yards and Leo Guzman had two catches for 17 yards.

Freshman Steven Crady returned two kickoffs for 140 yards and had one touchdown. Crady and sophomore Andrew Falduto each had interception returns.

On defense, James Lytton had 12 tackles. Guzman and Malek each had seven tackles. O’Brien had a tackle for loss.

Luke Calles, Chuck Hipskind and freshman Kemon Reese each had fumble recoveries. Robert Vitek forced a fumble, while Reese and Jack Sebastian each had blocked punts.

IC Catholic Prep returns to action Friday in Elgin against St. Edward for another MSC crossover matchup.

York football

The York football team dropped a 41-14 decision in Glen Ellyn to Glenbard West in the West Suburban Conference Silver Division opener for both teams.

York trailed only 14-7 at halftime.

Glenbard West won its 25th WSC Silver game in a row.

The Dukes return to action Friday at home against WSC Silver foe Hinsdale Central.

Timothy Christian cross country

The Timothy Christian boys cross-country team finished 18th at the recent Fenton invitational.

Senior Michael Larkin finished 89th with a time of 18:03.8. Sophomore William Terpstra finished 97th with a time of 18:22.2.Junior Andrew Mittlestaedt was 111th with a time of 18:55.5.

Junior Tommy Troxel was 112th with a time of 18:59.0. Junior Jordan Scheidler was 113th with a time of 19:01.6. Junior Matthew Fox finished 116th with a time of 19:12.2. Junior Elijah Tornow was 122nd with a time of 19:37.2.

“We did decent on the boys’ side against strong competition,” said Timothy coach Dick Zylstra, who lauded Terpstra’s efforts in the race.

On the girls’ side, Hannah Bosman placed 61st with a time of 20:28.1. Nicole Terpstra was 136th with a time of 22:58.7.


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