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Red Wolves bowling and basketball continue winning seasons

LANSING, Ill. (December 17, 2022) – Basketball and bowling continued their seasons, with mostly positive results:

Boys Basketball

Tuesday, December 6

Opponent: Argo High School

Results: TF South beat Argo 62-55

The Red Wolves were led by Caleb Newman, who scored 21 points in the contest. Romelo Ali scored 14, and Marqell Wilson scored 12.

Tuesday, December 8

Opponent: Hillcrest High School

Results: TF South fell to Hillcrest 80-67

Romelo Ali led TFS in scoring with 17, while Marqell Wilson and Daetwan Thomas each contributed 15 points. TFS lost in a nearly identical score to their first contest with Hillcrest in November, which ended 80-68.

Girls Basketball

Wednesday, December 14

Opponent: Romeoville High School

Results: TF South bested Romeoville 63-53.

Rayvan Rush scored 15 points and notched 7 steals in the game, while Gigi Dillon led the team with 15 rebounds alongside 11 points. Jaiden Thompson collected 13 points and 9 rebounds, and Tariya Wright scored 12 points.

Thursday, December 15

Opponent: Lemont High School

Results: TF South beat Lemont 58-39

Tariya Wright led in the scoring category with 16 points. Rayvan Rush was close behind, notching 15 points alongside 7 rebounds and 5 steals. Katlynn Williams-Clark had 12 points. Gigi Dillon again led the team in rebounds with 9.

TFS’ record is now 11-3.

Boys Bowling

Thursday, December 8

Opponent: Bremen High School

Results: TFS lost to Bremen in a close match: 1962-1923

Ethan Modjeski had the high game, at 237.

Tuesday, December 13

Opponent: Evergreen Park High School

Results: TFS bowled 2076 in the win over Evergreen Park

High game for the Red Wolves went to Karter Thomas – 244.

Thursday, December 15

Opponent: Hillcrest High School

Results: TFS beat Hillcreat 2009–1771

The two high games on the day went to Ethan Modjeski – 246 and 257.

TF South is now 13-2 on the season.

Athlete of the week

Last week’s athlete of the week was Louis Rocano.

“Lou is a one-man team, on the boys’ swim team. He’s finished third, in three events, in the past couple of weeks,” said Assistant Athletic Director Doug Smith.

Our student athletes deserve local coverage

For the second straight school year, The Lansing Journal is covering sports regularly at TF South, thanks to an ongoing partnership with the athletic department and coaches at the school. This kind of regular coverage takes time, resources, and communication. If you have kids or grandkids participating in TFS sports, or if you appreciate a newspaper that cares about covering the youth in our community, consider giving to The Lansing Journal today to support our important work:

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.