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TFS Sports round-up: First football loss; Volleyball wins two in a row

August 25–27, 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 27, 2021) — The scores for August 25-27:

Wednesday, August 25

No games reported.

Thursday, August 26

TF United Boys Soccer

TF North and South have a combined soccer team, called TF United.

Opponent: U-High

Score: TF United tied with U-High 1-1 before ultimately losing 4-3 in penalty kicks.

Ulisses Garcia scored the lone goal for TF United. Between the goalposts, Edgar Rodriguez had four saves.

TFS Girls Volleyball

Opponent: Argo High School

Score: TFS beat Argo in three sets (19-25, 25-19, 25-22).

In TFS’ second straight win, Aniya Barton again led TFS in kills with five alongside four solo blocks. Abby Grafenauer provided 15 assists throughout the match, delivered four kills, and put up two solo blocks. Mya Durr notched 13 digs in the win.

Friday, August 27

TFS Football

Opponent: Chesterton High School

Score: TFS falls to Chesterton 42-0.

The Chesterton Trojans scored 14 points in each of the first two quarters, taking a decisive 28-0 halftime lead. TFS gave up an additional touchdown in each of the remaining quarters, resulting in a final score of 42-0. Ernest Temple led TFS with 85 rushing yards. The senior plays both ways for TF South, at linebacker and tailback.

TFS Girls Tennis

Opponent: Marian Catholic High School

Score: TFS falls to Marian Catholic 3-2.

Two singles matches and three doubles matches were played between the two squads Friday. QiMora Burts won a decisive victory in her singles match. TFS’ other win came at the hands of Aliza Olivares and Vanessa Sanchez, who doubled up for a highly-competitive three-set match.

The TF South sports schedule can be found hereTF South is located at 18500 Burnham Avenue, Lansing, IL.

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Josh Bootsma
Josh Bootsma
Josh is Managing Editor at The Lansing Journal and believes in the power and purpose of community news. He covers any local topics—from village government to theatre, from business openings to migratory birds.