Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Robotics Team Makes Top 20 at World Championship

Stevenson competed at the VEX Robotics World Championship in Louisville last weekend, and one of its three teams finished in the top 20 of its division. Five hundred and eighty robots from 30 nations were entered in the competition.

The PID PID Moose team of senior Abby Starr, juniors Ethan Gordon and Erik Rademacher, and sophomore Rahul Subramanian finished 19th in the Math Division, compiling a 7-3 record.

Also competing in Kentucky was the Chimera team of seniors Elliot Segal and Ryan Mitchell, and juniors Alan Tokarsky, Jacob Shupak, Joshua Kulick, Jonathan Distel and Haechan Lim. They took part in the Technology competition. The third team was Fresher Than Subway, an all-freshman team comprised of William Rademacher, Kendrick Boardman, Ansh Parekh, Krethikram Gowrisankar, Sofia Kolobaev, Rushil Vora and Jeremiah Lee. The freshmen competed in the Science Division.

PATRIOT SPORTS

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Tuesday, May 1 Varsity Results

Girls Lacrosse

Stevenson 8, Palatine 7: Kilian Weber and Sophie Sorenson scored three goals apiece for the visiting Patriots (13-2). Sasha Zoubareva celebrated her birthday with a goal, an assist and two interceptions. Eric Spieler also scored. Goalie Ryan Johnson made six saves.

Boys Lacrosse

Stevenson 12, Highland Park 8: At the Vernon Hills Athletic Complex, Cole Okmin led the Patriots (4-8) with six goals and four assists. Ryan Walsh scored three times and assisted on a goal, while Austin Masters tallied two goals and an assist. Anthony Spina also scored for SHS. Caden Colvig and Benjamin Niesman each had an assist. Goalie Chad Winter made 13 saves before leaving with an injury in the third quarter. He was replaced by Jacob Guria, who made two saves.

Softball

Stevenson 21, Zion-Benton 11 (6 inn.): Gina Shanley went 4-for-5 with a home run and drove in four runs, and Haley Barnes hit a grand slam for the host Patriots (6-10, 5-4), who scored 11 runs in their final two at-bats. Haley’s slam in the bottom of the fifth broke a 11-11 tie, and Anna Fossier added a bases-clearing double later in the eight-run inning. Anna finished the game 2-for-4 with three runs scored and four RBI. Gina also scored three times, as did Haley. Hailey Peterson was 4-for-5 and scored four runs. Maggie O’Brien was 2-for-4 with three RBI and two runs scored. Maggie Trotter was 2-for-5 and drove in a pair of runs, and stole home for the final run of the game. Stevenson rapped out 17 hits. – GameChanger.com

Baseball

Stevenson 7, Lake Zurich 5: Zach Taylor and Jack Housinger homered as the Patriots broke a 4-4 tie with three runs in the top of the seventh inning and held on for the road victory. Zach hit a solo shot and Jack followed with a two-run blast for SHS (13-10-1, 8-6), which ended the game with a double play. Michael D’Angelo hit a two-run homer in the fifth inning to give the Pats a 4-3 lead, and Hayden Brotz opened the scoring with a two-run single in the first. Jack went 3-for-5 as part of Stevenson’s 13-hit attack, scoring two runs. Hayden, Ryan McElhinny and Isaiah Hart all had two hits. Nicholas Wang earned the win in relief, pitching three innings and giving up one earned run. – GameChanger.com

Boys Tennis

Stevenson 7, Warren 0: The Patriots (8-0, 6-0) continued their march through the North Suburban Conference with another win at the Vernon Hills Athletic Complex. In a matchup of 2017 state qualifiers, Sam Komis posted a 6-0, 6-2 win at No. 1 singles over the Blue Devils’ top player. At No. 1 doubles, Sai Merneedi and Eric Perkowski downed Warren’s top duo, which included a state qualifier from last year, 6-1, 6-3. The other victories in singles came from Andy Dong at No. 2 (6-2, 6-3) and Thomas Gong at No. 3 (1-6, 6-2, 6-4). Arjun Sheelvanth and Ozzie Viswanathan were 6-1, 6-3 winners at No. 2 doubles, followed by Payton Adkisson and Daniel Tulchinskiy at No. 3, 6-0, 6-0, and Michael Maryniuk and Jeremy Park at No. 4, 6-2, 6-3.

Boys Gymnastics

Stevenson at IHSA Mundelein Sectional: The Patriots finished eighth among eight schools and had no automatic qualifiers to the state tournament. At-large qualifiers will be announced on the IHSA website by 10 a.m. Monday. – Official Results | Daily Herald

Girls Soccer

Lake Zurich 3, Stevenson 1: Kristin Hill scored the lone goal for the host Patriots (8-4-2, 3-1-1), who had a four-game winning streak snapped. The junior knocked in the ball after Cassie Farber hit the crossbar with a shot, tying the game at 1-1 in the game’s ninth minutes. The Bears improved to 8-0-3 and 5-0. – Daily Herald | Watch Video ($)

Monday, April 30 Varsity Results

Girls Track and Field

Stevenson 73, Lake Zurich 69; Stevenson 98, Lake Forest 47: In Lake Zurich, Camille Clay won the shot put (39 feet, 7 inches) and discus (97 feet). Jade Cadichon won the 100-meter dash (13.59), Gabriela Jagielo captured the 800 (2:29), Denisa Voshtina claimed the 400 (1:05.25), and Emily Schaul crossed first in the 300 hurdles (51.12). Stevenson also won the 3,200 relay behind Natalie Sparreo, Hallie Feldman, Michelle Yu and Isabelle Sparreo (10:29.5), and the 400 relay with Emily Ossentjuk, Jordan Tollison, Haleigh Fobbe and Haley Tokars (51.18).

Volleyball Matches Online Today

Today’s varsity and junior varsity boys volleyball matches against Lake Zurich will be streamed live by the Stevenson Broadcast Network. The JV match starts at 5 p.m., followed by the varsity at 6 o’clock. Both matches can be watched at www.d125.org/sbn (subscription required).

STUDENT ANNOUNCEMENTS

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Return Overdue Library Books, Pay Fines By Monday

Please return all overdue library books and pay any fines to the ILC by Monday. After this date, no library materials may be checked out if you have unpaid fines or overdue books.

Mandatory Meeting for Driver Ed Students

Students taking Driver Education this summer or in the fall are required to attend a meeting with their parents or guardians at 7 p.m. Monday in the Recital Hall. Students should refer to the letter mailed to their homes on April 16 for details. Information also is available at this link.

What’s For Lunch Today?

You can see the lunch menus for the month of May by visiting d125.org/lunch. You’ll also see the prices of items in both food courts.

CLUB NEWS

Color Guard is open to all female and male students interested in performing precision routines in which the team interprets music through dance and flag work. The Color Guard is accepting new members through May 29. Join the group for practices on Tuesdays and Thursdays in May from 6-9 p.m. in the Wood Commons. See the Color Guard web page for details. If you have questions, contact Coach Houston at ahouston@d125.org.

ILLINOIS EDUCATION HEADLINES

Andrew High now says 111 students sickened after prom at Shedd Aquarium

St. Charles students planning walkout in support of Second Amendment

Lisle High student in custody after threatening school

UIC officials defend handling of misconduct by researcher

CPS, nonprofit to share $14M from Zuckerberg charity

Libertyville-Vernon Hills District 128 fills school board vacancy

18 Chicago schools to get $189M in roofs, repairs this summer

Heartland Community College in Normal picks new president

Chicago State hires former Chicago Bear as athletic director

Schoolchildren raise $18K in pennies for Lincoln document

NATIONAL EDUCATION HEADLINES

Arizona teachers will end walkout Thursday if budget passed

Tuition discounts at private colleges reached historic high in 2016-17

National math teachers group calls for changes to high school classes

Black families increasingly choose to homeschool kids

Los Angeles’ interim superintendent looks to liberate principals

Teen’s Chinese prom dress stirs debate over “cultural appropriation”

Michigan Catholic school ends plan for “modesty ponchos” at prom

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