Chicago Catholic League
Four CCL Wrestling schools advance to state!
Congratulations to St. Rita, Marmion Academy, Montini Catholic and Providence Catholic on advancing to the Bloomington for the State Finals of the IHSA Wrestling team championships! We would like to wish our four schools the best of luck and we hope you bring home some hardware! GO CCL!
2017-18 CCL Basketball Lawless/First Team/All-Conference selections released! Catholic League wrestling shines bright downstate!
Chicago Catholic League wrestling, regarded as the best wrestling conference in the state, showed why many think so over the weekend at IHSA State finals! Overall the CCL had 27 wrestlers finish in the top 6. The league had three (3) 6th place finishers, two (2) fifth place finishers, four (4) fourth place finishers, three (3) third place finishers, eight (8) runner-up wrestlers and seven (7) champions! What a tremendous weekend for all of our CCL Wrestlers. Way to represent your school and our fine league! The CCL is very proud of you all!
Real Woods - Montini Catholic - 132 - 3A
Trevor Chumbley - Marmion Academy - 138 - 3A
Jake Stiles - Montini Catholic - 145 - 3A
Matt Ortiz - Montini Catholic - 160 - 3A
Peter Christensen - Montini Catholic - 195 - 3A
Hassan Johnson - Brother Rice - 120 - 2A
Jake Kaminski - Fewick - 195 - 2A
Fenwick & Leo capture division championships!
Congratulations to both Fenwick and Leo for capturing their respective division crowns. Both the Friars and Lions went undefeated in divisional play posting 8-0 records. The Friars won the Blue division title and have not lost a Catholic League game in the past three seasons, all of which have resulted in Conference championships.
Leo won the White division championship. This is the first year the league has gone to two division format. Moving away from the traditional North/South assignments. The league would like to congratulate the Friars and the Lions on their championships!
The CCL would also like to wish all of our cagers the best of luck as they begin IHSA Regional competition! We hope we continue to have great showing in the IHSA playoffs! GO CCL!
Broncos capture CCL Title!
Congratulations to Montini's wrestling program for capturing the 2017-18 Chicago Catholic League title! The Bronco's earned 344.5 points, nearly a hundred more than runner-up Mount Carmel who finished with 265.5. The Broncos had nine individual champions and two second place finishers. The CCL would like to congratulate Montini and all of the Catholic League individual champions (see below). We wish all of our wrestlers and teams the best of luck as they get prepared for the IHSA state tournament! GO CCL!
106 lb - Vazquez (MON) f. Sotelo (MA) 4:00
113 lb - Ragusin (MON) dec. Mis (MC) 7-3
120 lb - Melendez (MON) dec. Uribe (MC) 7-3
126 lb - Bumoski (MON) dec. Calloway (MA) 5-0
132 lb - Woods (MON) f. Fleck (MA) 1:57
138 lb - Chumbley (MA) dec. Mayora (MON) 5-1
145 lb - Coleman (MC) TF. Cloherty (LA) 19-4
152 lb - Lewan (MON) f. Countryman (PC) 0:42
160 lb - Ortiz (MON) dec. Smith (PC) 7-3
170 lb - Gross (MA) dec. Geraci (MON) 7-1
182 lb - Swier (MON) tb-1 Benoit (MC) 2-1
195 lb - Christense (MON) f. Kaminski (FEN) 3:34
220 lb - Anderson (PC) dec. Skold (STF) 6-5
285 lb - Ruffin (BR) f. Cooper (MC) 5:47
Crusaders claim Bowling championship!
Congratulations to Brother Rice on capturing the CCL Bowling Championship last weekend on both the Varsity and Junior Varsity level. Great job!
Good luck to all of our schools and their bowlers as they compete in the IHSA Regionals this weekend!