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New Trier Takes First Central Suburban Girls Wrestling Title; 4 League Champs Crowned for Trevians and Ramblers Boys

Behind three individual championships, Latest Trier girls wrestling on Saturday, Jan. 20, claimed the inaugural team title on the Central Suburban League championships in Highland Park.

With girls wrestling on the rise in Illinois, the IHSA debuted a state series for the game in 2023. The primary CSL meet was also last season; nonetheless, this yr, a team champ was crowned in addition to individuals.

The Trevians Sunny Aitzemkour (100 kilos), Jillian Giller (140) and Nina Aceves (155) earned league championships, each of them pinning their foe of their title matches.

Latest Trier’s Lola Biano (115) and Katelynn Parsawasdi (125) added second-place finishes and Zoe Lee (120) a third-place result because the Trevians racked up 142 team points, coming in ahead of Maine East (127 points) and Maine West (118).

Highland Park had two league champs: Riley Moore (125) and Clara Ugaz (135). Moore was named the CSL North’s most eminent wrestler of the tournament. Highland Park wrestler Riley Moore (left) together with her trophy for most eminent wrestler within the CSL North tournament. | Photo by Kaleb Carter

The Giants Lexi Rosenthal (170) placed third, and HP finished with 60 team points.

On the boys side, Latest Trier’s Tagg Miller (150) and Bailey Cornelison (175) won their respective brackets to earn league championships.

Miller (31-6), his bracket’s top seed, pinned all three of his opponents, including Oliver Quiros, of Niles North, in the primary period of the championship bout.

Cornelison was his bracket’s No. 2 seed and recorded a technical fall (15-0) and two first-period pins to win it. His championship victory got here against 175’s top wrestler Kieran O’Sullivan, of Glenbrook North, whom he pinned at the tip of the primary period.

The Trevians, who placed fifth as a team, also got third-place finishes from Micah Eickbush (144) and Julian Slaastad (165), while Matthew Miralles finished fourth at 120.

Highland Park picked up two third-place results: Jaiden Casillas (113) and Alex Gudgeon (106).

The Chicago Catholic League also held its league championships Saturday, Jan. 20, when Loyola Academy placed fifth as a team. Kai Calcutt, a Loyola sophomore, is atop the rostrum after winning the 190-pound CCL bracket. | Photo Submitted

Senior Quinn Herbert (190) and sophomore Kai Calcutt (215) were Catholic League champions. Gavin Pardilla was the runnerup at 120, James Hemmila placed third at 106 and Joey Herbert fourth at 285.

Boys wrestling postseason continues on Feb. 3, when Latest Trier and Loyola will compete within the Glenbrook South Regional and Highland Park within the Stevenson Regional.

The ladies regional round is on Friday, Jan. 26, when Latest Trier, Loyola and Highland Park wrestlers will compete at Round Lake High School.

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