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  Girls Softball State Final Qualifier 1998-99 

 South Holland (Thornwood) (25-12-1)

 School Information
Name: Thornwood High School
City: South Holland
City Population: 28,000
County: Cook
Enrollment: 2509
Nickname: Thunderbirds
Colors: Navy/Gold
Conference: SICA East
Superintendent: Dr. Gary T. Catalani
Principal: Dr. Gregory P. Fantozzi
Athletic Director: Don Evans
Head Coach: Gary Lagesse
Assistant Coaches: Kevin Hayhurst, Debbie Ubriaco, Kevin Connor

Last Year's Advancement: Defeated Herrin, 3-1, in State Championship Game

 Roster

No.  Name                     B  T  Pos.   Ht.    Age  Yr.
  1  April Richmond           L  R  OF     5-8     17  So.
  4  Amanda Skylas            L  R  2B     5-4     18  Sr.
  6  Cathy Redmerski          L  R  OF     5-4     18  Sr.
  7  Sparkle Rodgers          L  R  2B/P   5-5     15  Fr.
  8  Sarah Eastman            L  R  OF     5-6     16  So.
  9  Samantha Greer           L  R  OF     5-5     15  Fr.
 10  Kristin Larkin           R  R  1B/DH  5-7     17  Sr.
 11  Krystal Blue             R  R  3B     5-6     16  So.
 12   32  Onyedikach Ibekwe        R  R  P/OF   5-9     15  Fr.
 13  Megan Koehler            R  R  3B/C   5-4     16  So.
 14  Claudia Sandoval         R  R  SS     5-8     16  So.
 22  Nadira Saafir            R  R  P      5-6     17  Jr.
 23  Amanda Lafferty          L  R  2B     5-1     16  So.
 24  Kelly Sutton             R  R  1B     5-6     16  So.
 27  Beth Fleszewski          R  R  OF     5-7     17  Jr.
 35  Samantha Hart            R  R  OF     5-9     17  Sr.
 40  Janell Klomp             R  R  P/1B   5-7     17  Sr.
 44  Brieanne Tiemans         R  R  C      4-11    17  Jr.

 Statistics
 Scores
Date Opponent W/L Own Opp 4/1 Palos Hills (Stagg) L 0 3 4/6 Taylor Ridge (Rockridge) L 2 6 4/6 Taylor Ridge (Rockridge) L 0 9 4/7 Moline (8 inn.) L 1 4 4/7 Moline L 3 6 4/10 Washington W 4 1 4/10 Washington L 0 4 4/12 Bradley (B.-Bourbonnais) W 3 0 4/14 Berwyn-Cicero (Morton) (12 inn.) T 0 0 4/20 Merrillville, IN W 5 4 4/21 Oak Lawn (Community) W 5 1 4/24 Lockport (Twp.) (11 inn.) W 1 0 4/24 Lockport (Twp.) L 2 6 4/26 Palos Heights (Shepard) W 9 4 4/28 Palos Heights (Shepard) (6 inn.) W 11 1 4/29 Dolton (Thornridge) (5 inn.) W 22 0 4/30 Aurora (Waubonsie Valley) W 3 2 4/30 Joliet (Twp.) L 2 5 5/1 Macomb W 1 0 5/1 Taylor Ridge (Rockridge) W 3 0 5/4 Dolton (Thornridge) (5 inn.) W 16 0 5/6 Chicago Heights (Bloom) W 5 2 5/10 Chicago Heights (Bloom) W 5 0 5/12 Flossmoor (Homewood-F.) (10 inn.) W 1 0 5/13 Flossmoor (Homewood-F.) (9 inn.) L 4 5 5/15 Casey (C.-Westfield) (5 inn.) L 0 15 5/15 Casey (C.-Westfield) W 3 2 5/18 Harvey (Thornton) (5 inn.) W 21 0 5/20 Harvey (Thornton) (5 inn.) W 11 0 5/22 Oak Park (Fenwick) L 0 3 5/22 Morris (9 inn.) W 2 1 5/24 Tinley Park (Andrew) W 1 0 5/25 Minooka (10 inn.) L 4 5 Midlothian (Bremen) Regional *5/27 Harvey (Thornton) W 10 0 *5/29 Oak Forest W 4 1 *5/31 Lansing (Thornton Fractional South) (6 inn.) W 10 0 Tinley Park (Andrew) Sectional *6/5 Palos Hills (Stagg) W 4 1 *6/7 Orland Park (Sandburg) W
 Head Coach Gary Lagesse
Year W-L South Holland (Thornwood) 1978 13-11 1979 3-14 1980 4-20 1981 15-15 1982 18-9 1983 23-4 1984 27-3 1985 23-4 1986 33-7 (3rd) 1987 29-7 1988 36-2 1989 37-6 (4th) 1990 35-5 (1st) 1991 33-8 (1st) 1992 30-7 1993 23-15 1994 22-16 1995 34-5 1996 28-10 1997 23-15 1998 32-10 (1st) 1999 25-12-1 22 yrs. 546-205-1
 Tournament History
1986AA 9 6 2-1 (33-7) 3rd Gary Lagesse W 3 0 Chicago (Taft) L 3 4 Belleville (West) W 3 2 Moline 1989AA 9 9 1-2 (37-6) 4th Gary Lagesse W 5 2 Rockton (Hononegah) L 2 4 Naperville (Central) L 2 3 Washington 1990AA 5 1 3-0 (35-5) 1st Gary Lagesse W 2 1 Washington W 2 0 Moline W 1 0 Lockport (Twp.) 1991AA 7 1 3-0 (33-8) 1st Gary Lagesse W 2 0 Lockport (Twp.) W 4 1 Washington W 1 0 East Moline (United) 1995AA 3 4 0-1 (34-5) DNP Gary Lagesse L 3 4 Palos Hills (Stagg) (10 inn.) 1998AA 19 2 3-0 (32-10) 1st Gary Lagesse W 13 2 Chicago (Lane) W 3 0 Oak Park (Fenwick) W 3 0 Herrin


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