Saturday, November 6, 2010
LT volleyball advances to IHSA class 3A state
semifinals after two-game victory over Marist on today.
When the Lyons Township volleyball team found out it would face Marist in the super-sectional round of the 2010 IHSA postseason, the entire squad got pumped up. "We knew we needed to bring our A-game," senior Erin Juley said. "But against Marist, it was time for revenge." And on Saturday at Thornton Fractional South High School, LTHS exacted such revenge, eliminating Marist—the Chicago Tribune PrepsPlus section's No. 2 ranked team in Illinois—in the super-sectionals, (25-21, 25-10). Lyons moves on to the class 4A state semifinals versus York at Illinois State University—which would send the Lions into their second consecutive state finals appearance. "It feels awesome, I'm so excited," senior Julia Watkins said. "We were really pumped up…
Friday, November 5, 2010
Lady Lions beat St. Ignatius at home but must
leapfrog No. 2 ranked Marist for shot at state.
The Lyons Township High School volleyball team is one step closer to an IHSA final four berth after defeating St. Ignatius College Prep at home in two games, 25-13, 25-17 last night. The team improves to a sparkling 38-1 overall record and is set to face Marist High School—the sole team that has found success against the 2010 Lions—in the super-sectional round at Thornton Fractional South High School Saturday afternoon at 1 p.m. "We came out strong and were very consistent," LT head coach Joann Pyritz said. "In the second game we took a little bit of a mental break, and give [St. Ignatius] credit, they kept pushing and pushing. I'm pleased we finished the match in two games and it's always good when you can win a match in two and not have…
Friday, October 29, 2010
LTHS kicks off IHSA regionals in
style, handily brings Argonauts back to Earth in two games Thursday night.
The IHSA postseason started on a high note for the Lyons Township High School girls volleyball team with a swift, two-game victory over regional hosts Argo High School, 25-7, 25-13. In spite of the dominance exhibited by the La Grange based program Thursday night, senior Erin Juley, who is committed to Long Beach State University, said the team needs to keep progressing forward. "It's important to start the postseason modestly and to approach every game with the same intensity," Juley said. "Realizing that, we need to push ourselves farther in each match." LTHS plays its regional finale against an undetermined opponent at Argo High School at 1 p.m. on Saturday. With its only loss coming late in September to Marist High School, Lyons—ranked…