High School Sports

Here are the top high school sports performances for the week of Nov. 10-16

Mater Dei’s Kierra Winkeler shoots over Althoff Amanda Kaltwasser and Karinna Gall during their Class 2A Althoff High Regional Championship game last spring..
Mater Dei’s Kierra Winkeler shoots over Althoff Amanda Kaltwasser and Karinna Gall during their Class 2A Althoff High Regional Championship game last spring..


Sami Kasting, Metro-East Lutheran

Kasting scored a team high 13 points in the Knights’ 73-39 nonconference loss to Greenville.

Anna McKee, Father McGivney

McKee scored a team high 16 points along with three rebounds in the Griffins’ dominant 50-15 win over Valmeyer. Later in the week, McKee’s 18 points helped to propel the Griffins to an easy 42-21 non-conference win over Roxana.

Sydney Harris and Jaylen Townsend, Edwardsville

Townsend, a returning member of the 2018 fourth place Class 4A Lady Tigers team, and Harris, a standout freshman, led the charge for Edwardsville as the team opened the season with an impressive 80-11 victory over Granite City. Both Harris and Townsend scored a team high 17 points.

LeighAnn Nottke, Wood River

Nottke was the top scorer for the Oilers, with 11 points in the teams 35-30 win over Marissa

Sophia Bonaldi, Columbia

With the help of Bonaldi’s team high 13 points, the Eagles moved past New Athens 56-34 in the teams season opener. In Friday nights game, Binaldi again led the way for Columbia with 15 points as the team soared past Triad 40-32.

Maddie Davis, Gibault

Davis, a sophomore for the Hawks, scored 14 points to help boost her team to a 39-22 win over Madison.

Tinleigh Jakimauskas, Valmeyer

In Valmeyer’s 50-34 loss to Dupo, Jakimauskas scored a team high 17 points to try and keep the Pirates in the game.

Aubrey Hubbard and Sarah Laskowski, Waterloo

Hubbard, a junior, led the charge for the Bulldogs, scoring 20 of the teams points in their 52-37 win over Metro-East Lutheran. Laskowski, a senior, controlled the defensive end for Waterloo with a team high 16 rebounds.

Anna Hall and Kourtland Tyus, Civic Memorial

Hall’s 22 points and 16 rebounds placed the Eagles in perfect position for a victory as they rolled past Hillsboro 59-21. Tyus also had a strong performance with 15 points and four rebounds.

Adrenna Snipes, Alton-Marquette

The Explorers cruised to a decisive 62-28 win over New Athens with Snipes leading the charge with 11 points and seven rebounds.

Kierra Winkeler, Mater Dei

Winkeler had a big game as the Knights moved past Alton 67-44. The senior for Mater Dei scored a team high 21 points.


Sam LaPorta, Highland

In Highland’s 55-21 playoff loss to Joliet Catholic, LaPorta had a team-high 78 yards receiving over four attempts along with another team high 13 tackles and five assists. The senior for the Bulldogs finished the season with 19 touchdowns.


Karinna Gall, Althoff

Gall had 15 kills in the Crusaders’ 2-0 loss to Sterling in the IHSA state championship match. Sterling took the first set 25-21 and the second set 25-22.


Hunter Longhi and Nathan Arnold, Collinsville

Longhi and Arnold each scored two goals in the Kahoks’ 6-2 win over Triad.


Chloe Brede, Wesclin

Brede qualified for the state swim meet by placing first in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 56.76. Brede also qualified in the 200-yard individual medley with a first place finish and time of 2:06.22. In the prelims at the state meet, Brede swam a 58.29 in the 100-yard backstroke and 2:05.26 in the 200-yard individual medley, qualifying for the finals in the latter event.

Josie Bushell, Allison Naylor and Phoebe Gremaud, Edwardsville

Bushell placed first in the 200-yard freestyle and the 100-yard freestyle with times 1:55.14 and 52.66 respectively. Naylor was first in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 24.82. Gremaud placed second in both the 200-yard individual medley and the 100-yard backstroke with times of 2:08.52 and 58.21. All three Lady Tigers qualified for the state meet in their respective events.