August 23-24, 2021
As part of The Lansing Journal’s ongoing efforts to increase sports coverage at TF South, we have asked TFS coaches to provide us with information about their matches/games. The Lansing Journal will be posting these scores and summaries multiple times per week in a “TFS Sports round-up.”
By Josh Bootsma
LANSING, Ill. (August 24, 2021) — The scores for August 23-24:
Monday, August 23
Opponent: Argo High School
Score: Argo beat TFS 188-255. TFS is now 0-3 in varsity play on the year.
TF South’s third golf match of the year resulted in a loss to Argo at Cog Hill #1 in Palos Park. TFS was led by senior Davey Mosele (51), freshman Ryan Marnell (55), junior Ryan Avenatti (59), and junior Ethan Modjeski (60).
In JV play, TFS emerged with a victory (242 vs. 262). TFS was led by Leilani Alba, LaJoya Franklin, Matthew Bell, and Mitchell Bell.
Tuesday, August 24
TFS Girls Volleyball
Opponent: Bloom High School
Score: TFS beat Bloom in two straight sets (25-18, 25-14).
Aniya Barton led the team in kills with five. Abby Grafenauer notched four kills, 12 assists, and two aces. Olivia Murphy served five aces and got three kills. Mya Durr went 10-for-13 in digs, and also nabbed two aces and one kill.
TF United Boys Soccer
TF North and South have a combined soccer team, called TF United.
Opponent: Marist High School
Score: TF United fell to Marist 4-1.
Javier Cervantes can claim the sole goal for Thornton Fractional, scoring unassisted. Jesus Puerta made seven saves in the goal throughout the contest, including one on a penalty kick. The first game of the season was the “Windy City Classic” against the Marist RedHawks, located on the southern edge of Chicago.
The TF South sports schedule can be found here. TF South is located at 18500 Burnham Avenue, Lansing, IL.
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