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IL Sports Report: Week of October 4, 2021

Team of the week

Lincoln Prep Softball

The Lincoln Prep Blue Tigers won the first softball game in the history of Kansas City Public Schools on September 29 as they defeated the Grandview Bulldogs 26-25. The Lady Blue Tigers were led on the mound by senior pitcher Ingrid Viezcas, who struck out 7 batters in the first 7-inning game played by Lincoln Prep. Freshman shortstop Aniya Byrd recorded corded a pair of outs in the field and hit 4 singles in the game, while sophomore third baseman Jenise Washington recorded three outs in the field and added a pair of singles and a triple at the plate. Lincoln Prep finishes their season this weekend with a tournament at Raytown South High School.

Lincoln Prep Softball Photos by Renee Smith
McKenzie Carlock of Central

Athlete of the week

McKenzie Carlock, Central

Congratulations to Central High School’s junior running back McKenzie Carlock for being named the Interscholastic League Athlete of the Week for his performance in the Blue Eagles 33-7 Homecoming win over the East Bears on Saturday, October 2. Carlock carried the ball 18 times for 100 yards, while scoring 4 touchdowns on the day, giving Central their first win of the season. Senior quarterback Kweli Hameed added 118 yards rushing on just 15 carries, as he added another touchdown on the ground for the Blue Eagles. Central will try to keep their success going this weekend as they travel to take on the 3-3 University Academy Gryphons Saturday, October 9 at 11:00 a.m. The Blue Eagles end the regular season with another pair of road games against the Lincoln Prep Blue Tigers and the Summit Christian Academy Eagles.


Middle School Update

The LCPA Middle School Blue Tiger volleyball team remains undefeated following two perfect games last week to improve their record to 5-0. Meanwhile, the LCPA Middle School boys soccer team earned a come from behind tie in a hard fought game vs the Northeast Middle School Titans. Also in action, the LCPA Middle School cross country team competed in their first 2-mile race as they competed in the Sock It to Cancer meet.

Viking Victorious

Northeast Vikings cross country runner Luis Avila cut more than 3 minutes off his previous time as he ran a 22:25 5K and placed 2nd overall at the Wyandotte Meet. The Lady Vikings volleyball team also continued their successful season defeating Southeast 3-1 to remain in 2nd place in the Interscholastic League.

Blue Tigers Roar

And Lincoln Prep football remained undefeated as they defeated Pembroke Hill 45-7 on Friday, Oct. 1. The Blue Tigers were led by junior Zack Shelby who threw TD passes to soph. Alonzo Byrd and senior Michael Henderson, while senior RB Jayden Sudduth rushed for two scores on the ground.

LCPAMS Cross Country
NEHS Cross Country and LCPA Football (photo by June Eaton)

IL Season Records

IL Football

Place Team Conf. Rec. Overall
1st Lincoln Prep 1-0 6-0
2nd Northeast 1-0 1-5
3rd Central 1-2 1-5
4th East 0-2 0-5
5th Southeast 1-0 1-2

IL Boys Soccer

Place Team Conf. Rec. Overall
1st Lincoln Prep 2-0 5-3
2nd East 0-0 2-4-1
3rd Northeast 0-2 0-11

IL Girls Volleyball

Place Team Conf. Rec. Overall
1st Lincoln Prep 4-0 10-8
2nd Northeast 3-1 5-5
3rd East 1-2 1-8-1
4th Central 0-2 2-4
5th Southeast 0-4 0-6

Upcoming Schedule of IL Athletics/Events

Date Time Event Location
10/5 5:00 Northeast Soccer vs KCECA Legacy Park
10/5 5:00 Southeast Volleyball vs Kauffman IL Field House
10/5 5:00 Central Volleyball @ Univ. Acad. University Acad.
10/5 6:00 Lincoln Volleyball vs East Anderson
10/5 6:30 Lincoln Soccer vs East Lincoln Prep
10/7 TBD Lincoln Softball Tournament Raytown South
10/7 3:00 Lincoln Soccer vs Maryville Swope Soccer Pk
10/7 5:00 East Soccer vs William Chrisman Swope Soccer Pk
10/7 5:00 Northeast Soccer vs SJ Lafayette St Joseph Laf.
10/7 5:00 Southeast Volleyball vs Central IL Field House
10/7 6:00 East Volleyball vs Northeast Anderson
10/8 TBD Lincoln Softball Tournament Raytown South
10/8 TBD East Soccer Tournament Rock Bridge
10/8 2:30 Lincoln Soccer vs Barstow Swope Soccer Pk
10/8 7:00 East Football vs Northeast East
10/8 7:00 Lincoln Football @ Maryville Maryville
10/9 TBD Lincoln Soccer vs TBD Swope Soccer Pk
10/9 TBD East Soccer Tournament Rock Bridge
10/9 TBD Lincoln Softball Tournament Raytown South
10/9 8:30 Central Cross Country vs Kearney Jessie James Pk
10/9 9 am Lincoln Volleyball Tournament St. Joe Benton
10/9 11 am Central Football @ Uni. Acad. University Acad.