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TFS Sports round-up: Cross country makes a ‘Mad Dash’, soccer and swimming lose

October 9–13, 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. (October 13, 2021) — The scores for October 9–13:

October 9

TFS Boys Cross Country

Meet: Colonel Madden Mad Dash

Result: TFS’ JV team placed third overall.

Results for the race on a warm October day are below:

Sophomore Carlos Cervantes received a medal for his ninth place finish (20:16), Rodrigo Cortez (Fr)—12th place (21:33 – Personal Record), Kenan Maxey (Fr)—15th (22:05 – PR), Rashad Peeples (Fr)—21st (23:30), Ben Gresham (Fr)—23rd (24:09), Jayden Scott (Fr)—24th (25:04), Demetrius Thomas (Fr)—25th (26:04), Carson Harris (Fr)—28th (26:24), Colin Harris (Fr)—40th (34:00 – PR).

Varsity scores were: Austin Hewes (Jr)—41st place (20:52), Michael Chancey (Jr)—44th (21:20), Adam Castellanos (Jr)—62nd (24:41), Gavin Cottrill (Jr)—63rd (28:43).

TFS boys and girls cross country will host the SSC Blue Division Conference Meet on Saturday, October 16 a Northcreek Meadow, located near the intersection of Torrence Avenue and Glenwood-Lansing Road. Races start at 9 a.m.

TFS Girls Cross Country

Meet: Colonel Madden Mad Dash

Result: TFS did not place in the top three at the event.

Varsity results: Alanis Gonzalez—47th place (25:33), Naitsa Fox—57th (30:36).

JV results: Jarena Shell—25th place (26:25), Kailyn Keys—37th (29:15), Bianca Jones—28th (30:56), Dawn Birkenfeld—29th (31:02), Adetutu Sokunbi—57th (35:53).

October 12

TF United Soccer

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

Opponent: Oak Forest High School

Score: TFU fell to Oak Forest 2-1.

Hector Calderon scored the lone goal for TFU, and Jesus Puerta had seven saves in the game. The team is now 6-7-1 overall with a conference record of 4-5-1.

TFS Girls Swimming

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

Opponent: Bradley-Bourbonnais Community High School

Score: TFU was best by Bradley Bourbonnais 29-62.

TFU won the 200m medley relay during the meet, and Maddie Gann won the 100m breaststroke.

The TF Sports sports schedule can be found here. TF 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.