Girls Lacrosse opens it 2018 season with the Loyola Tournament. This year the six-team, round-robin style tournament includes, Loyola Academy, Montini Catholic, Mother McAuley, Fenwick, Maine South and Lake Forest.

Lake Forest 8 - Mother McAuley 4

Key Stats:

  • Goals: Audrey Kaus (3), Kirsten Larson (2), Caroline Skinner (2), Sarah Considine
  • Assists: Charlotte Domittner, Audrey Kaus, Ginger Leonardi (2), Caroline Skinner
  • Draw Controls: Sarah Considine, Logan Hanekamp, Audrey Kaus, Gracie McGowan (2), Caroline Skinner (3)
  • Interceptions: Gracie McGowan and Caroline Skinner
  • Saves: Mary Dohney (2), Grace Kellie (2)

Lake Forest 5 - Montini 4

Key Stats:

  • Goals: Audrey Kaus (2), Caroline Skinner (2), Ginger Leonardi
  • Assists: Ginger Leonardi
  • Draw Controls: Caroline Skinner (2)
  • Interceptions: Caroline Skinner
  • Saves: Mary Dohney (11),

Lake Forest 3 - Maine South 10

Key Stats:

  • Goals: Olivia Douglass (2), Emma Kelly
  • Assists: Audrey Kaus
  • Draw Controls: Audrey Kaus, Caroline Skinner
  • Saves: Mary Dohney (7)

Lake Forest 8 - Fenwick 1

Key Stats:

  • Goals: Olivia Douglass, Blythe Karras, Kirsten Larson (2), Ginger Leonardi (2), Gracie McGowan
  • Assists: Logan Hanekamp, Caroline Skinner (5)
  • Draw Controls: Olivia Douglass (3), Gracie McGowan, Caroline Skinner
  • Interceptions: Blythe Karras
  • Saves: Mary Dohney (4)

Read more about Varsity Girls Lacrosse Opens Season with a 3-1 Record at Loyola Tournament

Lake Michigan Invitational provided athletes a great facility with a 200-meter track and chance to preview competition for the outdoor season.
Lake Forest highlights:

  • The 4x8 team of Milburn, Bentley, Zarek, and Chody started the meet off right with an impressive preview time of 10:03.8 and a third-place finish.
  • Leonardi pushed herself in the 55M hurdle prelims with a time of 8.9 and a fifth-place finish at finals with 8.7. Both prelims and finals were personal records for Leonardi with regards to her last-year finish of 10.06.
  • Marchant pushed herself to a new personal record by running 5:45.5 in the mile, which is a seven-second personal record from the 2017 indoor season.
  • Duggan outran her previous year indoor personal record by 11 seconds with 2:44.8 in the 800 meters.
  • The 4x2 of Bazell, Leonardi, Obrutz, and Curry placed fourth with a 1:52.57 time, missing third place by 5 100ths of a second (.05). Bazell and Obrutz were seen smiling from ear to ear for the rest of the night.
  • Alghini missed finals in the triple jump, but had an impressive 32' 2.25", which is almost a three-foot personal record from the same meet last year.
  • Medica completed her second competition at pole vault and cleared 7'0, and Weisner placed 8th by clearing 4'10" in high jump.

Read more about LFHS Girls Track Continue to Post Personal Records in Preparation for Indoor Season

Twenty-one athletes from the Lake Forest Track & Field team traveled to the Nelson-Daniels Classic hosted at UW-Whitewater on Saturday, March 17th. The Scouts finished fourth of the 21 competing teams, quite an accomplishment considering they were without top athletes such as Tyler Trachsel, Tyjaun Scott, Bennet Flynn, Elijah Fietsam, Jack Galvin, Rafi Riva, Sean Trkla and Ryan Cekay. Overall, the results were very encouraging headed into the final week before Spring Break.

Read more about Varsity Boys Track & Field Place Fourth at Nelson-Daniels Classic

Lake Forest 1 - Hersey 0

Lake Forest faced a well-organized Hersey squad on a cold, cold, cold, night. The first half had strong midfield possession from the Scouts featuring the play of Kylie Murray, Dimi Schweitzer, Camy Esplin, Alex Flynn, Katie Bondoc, and Lindsey Asmussen. Lake Forest was dangerous on several corner kicks before Leland Keller finally knocked a Schweitzer service past the Huskie keeper.

The second half was even colder and with each team having a couple of good chances. Sophia DiVagno earned her second shutout of the year as the Scouts are now 2-1. They take on Highland Park next Thursday.

Lake Forest 0 - Carmel 1
The Scouts met up with a very talented squad from Carmel Catholic. Lake Forest kept it scoreless at half through some excellent defense by Camy Esplin, Leland Keller, and Maggie Mick. However, in the second half, the Corsairs were able to get one past the staunch goalkeeping of Sophia DiVagno. Lake Forest is now 1-1.

Read more about Varsity Girls Soccer Lose a Tough Battle With Carmel and Win One vs Hersey

Lake Forest 14 - Maine West 6

Lake Forest remained undefeated with a 3-0 record with their win against Maine West.

Lake Forest goals: Charlie Mickey (5), Beau Waligora (2), Greg Damidot (2), Andrew Gherlein (2), Harmon Raft (1), Andrew Josephitis (1) Will Paschke (1)

Balanced scoring and great defense by the whole team. Charlie Capps had an outstanding game in goal!

Read more about Varsity Boys Water Polo Remain Undefeated with Victory Over Maine West

Attention Senior Student Athletes....the next official Sports Signing Day is Wednesday, April 11th.

If you're receiving a National Letter of Intent or a Letter of Commitment to participate in athletics at the college level next year we would like to include you in our recognition event. Please see Ms. Perera in the Athletic Department to confirm details of your attendance, what sport and what school you'll be attending next year. Recognition ceremony begins at 3:30 pm in the Student Dining Room.

Read more about LFHS Sports Signing Day is Wednesday, April 11

March 12, 2018
Lake Forest 3 - Palatine 0
Senior Kylie Murray opened the scoring for the Scouts just six minutes into the 2018 campaign. She disposed of a Pirate defender and then blasted a bullet past the keeper for the 1-0 lead. Ainsley Allan doubled the lead six minutes before halftime with a great shot off a perfect cross from Elise Stanley. Margaux Miller took off towards goal before laying a perfectly weighted pass into Ashley Bufe's run,and Ashley hammered home the third goal for the Scouts.

Leland Keller, Kate Gotta, Maggie Mick, Allison Weber, Lilly Bryant, and Camy Esplin all helped goalkeeper Sophia DiVagno earn the shutout.

Lake Forest is 1-0-0 and plays Carmel on Wednesday night at 7:15 in the Carmel Quad.

Read more about Varsity Girls Soccer Blanks Palatine in Season Opener

447 School Districts Across the U.S. and Canada Are Honored

Lake Forest High School is one of 447 school districts in the U.S. and Canada being honored by the College Board with placement on the 8th Annual AP® District Honor Roll. To be included on the 8th Annual Honor Roll, Lake Forest High School had to, since 2015, increase the number of students participating in AP while also increasing or maintaining the percentage of students earning AP Exam scores of 3 or higher. Reaching these goals shows that this district is successfully identifying motivated, academically prepared students who are ready for AP.

The complete 8th Annual AP District Honor Roll can be found here:

Read more about LFHS Named to the College Board's 8th Annual AP® District Honor Roll for Significant Gains in Student Access and Success

Varsity baseball players volunteer at Feed My Starving Children

On Thursday, March 8, 25 varsity team members and two coaches traveled to Libertyville to volunteer at Feed My Starving Children where they helped hand pack rice, soy, dried vegetables and a nutritionally complete blend of vitamins and minerals into bags, which are sealed, boxed, placed on pallets and shipped to the neediest children around the world.

Team and coaches came away feeling it was a rewarding experience for all. More information about this program can be found here.

On Wednesday, March 14, Lake Forest & Lake Bluff Youth Baseball programs will be coming to watch the Lake Forest Varsity practice and hopefully pick up some tips on improving their baseball skills.

Read more about Varsity Baseball Team Volunteer at Feed My Starving Children

On Saturday, March 10, the Lake Forest Boys Track & Field team split up their squads at two different invitationals in the same town. A dozen Scouts participated at the @PNTRACK Invitational at Plainfield North, while the rest of the team competed at the Plainfield South Invitational. Both squads finished very well, with the Plainfield North crew taking 6th of 16 teams and the Plainfield South crew taking 5th of 13 teams.

Read more about Strong Showing for the Boys Track Teams at @PNTRACK Invite and Plainfield South Invite

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