Savannah Zirbel

Bradley-Bourbonnais freshman Savannah Zirbel smiles while wearing all four of the first-place gold medals she earned at Saturday's IHSA Girls Swimming and Diving State Finals in Westmont. Zirbel won all four events in the Athletes with Disabilities division. READ MORE

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GIRLS SWIM & DIVE

IHSA State Finals

Bradley-Bourbonnais’ Savannah Zirbel made her mark on girls swimming and diving across the state by winning all four events offered in the Athletes with Disabilities division of this year’s State Finals at the FMC Natatorium in Westmont.

Zirbel, a freshman, won the 50-yard freestyle (32.88 s), 100-yard freestyle (1:11.99), 100-yard breaststroke (1:40.79) and 200-yard freestyle (2:32.35), improving upon her qualifying time in all four events as well.

MEN’S BASKETBALL

KCC 77, Blackhawk 70

The Cavaliers have won four of their first five games to open the 2021-22 campaign, thanks to a score sheet that saw four players finish in double-figures.

Chris Roberts’ 18 points led KCC. James Franklin and Isaiah Placide added a dozen points apiece and Kevin Vance added 11 points.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

Blackhawk 83, KCC 60

The Cavaliers fell behind by double-digits early on and never recovered Saturday, despite a double-double from Destiny Goodwin.

Goodwin scored 11 points and hauled in 12 rebounds to go along with two assists. Danielle Lillie scored a team-high 15 points. T’Laizha Morris added 10 points, four rebounds, three assists and two steals. Myheaven Parker had nine points and seven boards, and Mae Graffeo chipped in four points and three steals.

Mason Schweizer is an award-winning reporter who has been with the Daily Journal since 2017 and sports editor since 2019. Save for time at the University of Illinois and Wayne State College, Mason is a lifelong area resident.