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TFS Sports round-up: Boys soccer and girls tennis win first contests of season

August 28–30, 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 30, 2021) — The scores for August 28-30:

Saturday, August 28

TF United Boys Soccer

Opponent: Riverside Brookfield High School

Score: TF United beat Riverside Brookfield 3-0.

TF United notched its first win of the season Saturday. Javier Cervantes scored two of the squad’s goals, assisted in one by Lexani Gaines. Adan Cabrera scored the third goal in the contest. Jesús Puerta had five saves in goal during the shutout.

Sunday, August 29

No games reported.

Monday, August 30

TFS Girls Tennis

Opponent: Dwight D. Eisenhower High School

Score: TFS beats Eisenhower 4-1

All three doubles matches of the day went to TFS Monday. Vanessa Sanchez and Aliza Olivares won their match in two decisive sets while pairs Sharon Ukugwa and Trinity Burton, and Rufine Mafo and Murphy Barnum both went to third sets with their opponents. QiMora Burts won her singles match in two sets, her second consecutive victory this season.

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.