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TF United Volleyball debuts with a win, TFS softball rolls past Eisenhower

By Josh Bootsma

LANSING, Ill. (March 23, 2022) — In this week’s sports recap, TFS Badminton continues to impress, Mens Volleyball debuts, Softball wins big over Eisenhower.

TF United Mens Volleyball

March 24

Opponent: Bloom Township High School

Result: TFU’s Varsity squad won 16-25, 25-18, 25-17. The JV team beat Bloom 25-17, 25-10.

In the first match of the season, the combined TF South and TF North team won both its Varsity and JV matches.

Senior Quentin McCray of TF South had 7 kills, 2 aces, and 3 blocks. Senior Adrian Gonzales of TF North had 6 kills and 3 aces.

March 29

Opponent: Lincoln Way Central High School

Result: TFU’s Varsity squad lost 25-15, 25-21. The JV team lost 25-14, 25-1.

Coach Mark Misch said, “We are a very young and talented at the JV level. Varsity is senior heavy. Some athletes have never played in our program, let alone together, and are also extremely talented. Varsity will be competitive with more experience.”

TFS Badminton

March 26

Opponents: Libertyville, Geneva, Joliet Central, Oswego East, Oak Forest

Result: TFS took first place.

TF South’s first place finish saw them win 27 out of the team’s 30 matches.

TFS Softball

Date and opponent: March 29, Eisenhower High School

Result: TFS rolled past Eisenhower 15-0.

Sophomore Emily Dominiak threw a no-hitter with seven strikeouts. Senior Mya Durr went 2-2 with a home run and two runs scored. Senior Grace Greenwald went 2-2 with a run scored. TFS scored 4 runs in the first inning and 6 in the third.

TF South is now 2-2 on the season and 1-0 in conference play after beating Eisenhower.


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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.