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Season Milestones

Volleyball Season:

Congrats to the Glenbrook United Gold team for winning the area bronze in the modified division. They lost a tough 3 set match to Palatine HS. Then won the bronze medal in straight sets vs Little City.
GU gold members are:   Clay Brassil, Arsheel Lalani, Emma Lantry, Angie Nash, Bryan Nash, and Andrew Spilios
 
Congrats to the Glenbrook United White team for winning area gold for the 3rd consecutive year in the traditional (IHSA) rule. GU has won the last 2 years in state. They will try to earn a third straight state gold on Oct 26 and 27th at Harlem HS in Machesney Park (Rockford). GU White beat Maryville, then battled  in a tough 2 set win over the Wolves 25-19, 25-20. 
Congratulations to Glenbrook United White for winning gold in volleyball at Harlem H.S. in Machesney Park over the weekend. On Saturday, GU White beat the Jacksonville Blue Thunder in the semi-finals. On Sunday, GU White beat the Freeport Tornadoes, defeating both teams in straight sets to win the gold. This is the 3rd straight state gold medal for GU White. This is a very rare feat, and  congrats to all the GU athletes who practiced over the summer. Thank you to all the athletes, parents, and coaches Williams and Petty for making this volleyball season another great success (GU Gold won area silver and GU white winning area and state gold). The team served extremely well, but  the tremendous improvement of this team to defend (return serve) was impressive and key to our success.
GU White team members are: Bobby Cameron, Alexander Durham, Maddy Halamaj, Ryan Manso, Sean Manso, Katie McManus, Jacob Rosenberg, Karmesha White, and Michael Young
Basketball Season:
Congrats to the GU gold team for their 4th place finish at the area tournament at Hersey HS. We are so proud of our kids effort and excellent sportsmanship at the area tournament! Congrats to coaches Williams and Petty for doing a great job with our athletes!!
 
The Boys gold team members are: John Archibal, Clay Brassil, Ryan Jennings, Arsheel Lalani, Kevin Levy, Andy Lowry, Sean Manso, Devin McIntyre, Bryan Nash, Jacob Rosenberg
 
 
 
Congrats to the GU white team for winning gold and qualifying for state. GU white beat Jacobs HS 62-47 and Palatine HS 55-46 for the gold medal. GU white making their 4th straight state appearance. This is very rare to do!! GU White is trying to win their 3rd straight gold medal at state, also very very rare! The state tournament is March 14-16 at Illinois State University.
 
Boys White team members are:Bobby Cameron, Alexander Durham, Ryan Manso, Martin Piorkowski, Andrew Spilios, Henry Tish, Andrew Yang, Robert Jaczynski and Michael Young.
 
Congrats to the GU girls team for making their 4th straight state tournament. The girls qualified in December at Hersey HS. The girls have won the previous 3 bronze medals at state.
Members of the Girls Gold team are: Katie Braecklandt, Frankie Crist, Hannah Flanagan, Maddy Halamaj, Emma Lantry, Katie McManus, Nina Santacrose, and Karmesha White.