Cassidy DeGraff, who is going to play water polo at Arizona State University next year, may have been the most accomplished player in the pool when Lincoln-Way North and Naperville Central met in the IHSA Quarterfinals.
But facing a Redhawks front gearing on shutting down the future Division-I player provided a difficult obstacle to overcome.
“It was hard for her today,” said North coach Kendra Will. “They were triple-teaming her. There’s only so much you could do.”