Images: Take flight in our best high school sports photos of the week

 
 
Posted3/13/2018 1:00 AM
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See some of the best high school sports images this week from the Daily Herald. Photographers this week covered gymnastics, water polo, and postseason basketball.

Palatine's Nick Vlha performs on the rings at the Mid-Suburban League's East vs West boys gymnastics meet at Barrington.
  Palatine's Nick Vlha performs on the rings at the Mid-Suburban League's East vs West boys gymnastics meet at Barrington.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Buffalo Grove goalie Tim Gerling saves a shot by Chicago Latin's Rob Kelly during Tuesday's game.
  Buffalo Grove goalie Tim Gerling saves a shot by Chicago Latin's Rob Kelly during Tuesday's game.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Barrington's Jake Parsons cheers during the Class 4A sectional semifinal at Lake Zurich High School on Tuesday.
  Barrington's Jake Parsons cheers during the Class 4A sectional semifinal at Lake Zurich High School on Tuesday.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Fremd's Ryan Martin, left, and Barrington's Jake Parsons battle for a rebound during a Class 4A sectional semifinal at Lake Zurich High School on Tuesday.
  Fremd's Ryan Martin, left, and Barrington's Jake Parsons battle for a rebound during a Class 4A sectional semifinal at Lake Zurich High School on Tuesday.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Lake Zurich players get revved up after a win over Libertyville in a Class 4A sectional semifinal at Lake Zurich High School Tuesday.
  Lake Zurich players get revved up after a win over Libertyville in a Class 4A sectional semifinal at Lake Zurich High School Tuesday.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Lake Zurich fans mob their team after a win over Libertyville in a Class 4A sectional semifinal at Lake Zurich High School on Tuesday.
  Lake Zurich fans mob their team after a win over Libertyville in a Class 4A sectional semifinal at Lake Zurich High School on Tuesday.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
St. Francis' John Detloff drives into Rockford Boylan's Anthony Brown in a Class 3A Woodstock North boys basketball sectional semifinal game Wednesday.
  St. Francis' John Detloff drives into Rockford Boylan's Anthony Brown in a Class 3A Woodstock North boys basketball sectional semifinal game Wednesday.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Carmel's Johnny Roeser, (34) drives on North Chicago's Pierce Coleman during a Class 3A sectional semifinal at North Chicago High School Wednesday night.
  Carmel's Johnny Roeser, (34) drives on North Chicago's Pierce Coleman during a Class 3A sectional semifinal at North Chicago High School Wednesday night.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
York's Carson Hicks breaks for open water against Morton during boys water polo action in Elmhurst.
  York's Carson Hicks breaks for open water against Morton during boys water polo action in Elmhurst.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Buffalo Grove's Vlad Varvaruk performs on the floor at the Mid-Suburban League's East vs. West boys gymnastics meet at Barrington.
  Buffalo Grove's Vlad Varvaruk performs on the floor at the Mid-Suburban League's East vs. West boys gymnastics meet at Barrington.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Willowbrook's Ethan Schuemer jams a first-half dunk against Benet Academy in Class 4A sectional final action Friday.
  Willowbrook's Ethan Schuemer jams a first-half dunk against Benet Academy in Class 4A sectional final action Friday.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Benet Academy players Jacob Petrovic (4) and David Buh (12) and the rest of the Redwings celebrate their Class 4A Glenbard East boys basketball sectional championship with a win over Willowbrook.
  Benet Academy players Jacob Petrovic (4) and David Buh (12) and the rest of the Redwings celebrate their Class 4A Glenbard East boys basketball sectional championship with a win over Willowbrook.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Larkin's Jalen Shaw holds the championship plaque for fellow teammates and students to see after the Royals beat Rockford Jefferson in the Class 4A Jacobs sectional championship boys basketball game in Algonquin Friday.
  Larkin's Jalen Shaw holds the championship plaque for fellow teammates and students to see after the Royals beat Rockford Jefferson in the Class 4A Jacobs sectional championship boys basketball game in Algonquin Friday.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Larkin's Anthony Lynch records the first of three dunks in the second half of the Royals win against Rockford Jefferson in the Class 4A Jacobs sectional championship boys basketball game in Algonquin Friday.
  Larkin's Anthony Lynch records the first of three dunks in the second half of the Royals win against Rockford Jefferson in the Class 4A Jacobs sectional championship boys basketball game in Algonquin Friday.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Fans mob the Lake Zurich players after their 69-60 win over Barrington in the Class 4A sectional final at Lake Zurich High School Friday.
  Fans mob the Lake Zurich players after their 69-60 win over Barrington in the Class 4A sectional final at Lake Zurich High School Friday.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Glenbard South's Colin Deppert competes on the rings Saturday during the District 87 boys gymnastics meet at Glenbard East in Lombard.
  Glenbard South's Colin Deppert competes on the rings Saturday during the District 87 boys gymnastics meet at Glenbard East in Lombard.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Glenbard West's Sammy Syracuse competes on the rings Saturday during the District 87 boys gymnastics meet at Glenbard East in Lombard.
  Glenbard West's Sammy Syracuse competes on the rings Saturday during the District 87 boys gymnastics meet at Glenbard East in Lombard.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Stevenson's Kalista Tapas fires a shot over Palatine's Kiki Herbst in the girls varsity invite water polo tournament at Stevenson. Stevenson beat Palatine by the score of 15-0.
  Stevenson's Kalista Tapas fires a shot over Palatine's Kiki Herbst in the girls varsity invite water polo tournament at Stevenson. Stevenson beat Palatine by the score of 15-0.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Palatine goalie Connor Wheatley lunges to his left as the ball hits the post during Saturday's game against Loyola Academy.
  Palatine goalie Connor Wheatley lunges to his left as the ball hits the post during Saturday's game against Loyola Academy.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
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