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|Local Sports Roundup -- 4/17/10
|High School Baseball
Galesburg swept a doubleheader against United Township by scores of 5-2 in both games. The Silver Streaks improved to 9-7 overall and are now sitting atop the Western Big Six standings with a 4-0 league record.
Galesburg's sophomore team took two from United Township 3-1 and 11-5 to improve to 15-2 on the season
Abingdon split a doubleheader with Lewistown. The Commandos (11-9) won the first game 3-2 and the Indians (7-10) took the second 16-10
Monmouth-Roseville split an Olympic Conference twinbill against Rockridge. The Rockets scored twice in the top of the seventh inning and won the first game 3-1. The Titans won the second game 9-4.
Brimfield-Elmwood swept Knoxville. The Indians no-hit the Blue Bullets to win the first game 14-0 and claimed a 13-5 victory in game two.
Bushnell-Prairie City/Avon came up short against Havana. The Ducks swept the Spartans 13-0 and 11-4.
West Central and Mercer County split their doubleheader. The Heat won the first game 5-2. The Golden Eagles bounced back to take the finale 5-4.
North Fulton split with South Fulton. The Rebels won the first game 4-2 and the Wildcats came back to win game two 14-4.
Farmington beat Sherrard 4-1 in the first game of an Olympic Conference twinbill. The Tigers downed the Farmers in the finale 12-3
Stark County had a rough day against Peoria Christian, losing 21-3
High School Softball
United Township swept Galesburg in convincing fashion. The Panthers won the first game against the Silver Streaks (6-8, 0-4) 11-1 then blew out Galesburg in the finale 22-1.
Galesburg's junior varsity team also lost twice against United Township. The Panthers won the first game 13-2 and the second game 16-4. The Streaks j-v squad is 6-8 on the season.
Abingdon swept a doubleheader against South Fulton. The Commandos (12-2) defeated the Rebels 9-1 in the first game. Abingdon shut out South Fulton 8-0 in the finale.
Ridgewood split with Stark County. The Rebels (13-7) won the first game 4-3 and the Spartans (8-5) won the finale 7-3.
Williamsfield split a twinbill with ROWVA. Billtown won the opening game 2-1 then lost to the Tigers in the second game 9-5.
Farmington picked up two wins at the Chicagoland Classic in Elgin. The Farmers (9-4) lost their first game against Marengo 7-3. Farmington then bounced back to beat Hampshire 17-0 and Genoa-Kingston 11-1.
Annawan-Wethersfield split with LaMoille-Ohio. The Titans won the first game 7-3 and dropped the second 1-0.
High School Boys Tennis
Galesburg claimed fifth place at Pekin Dragon Classic. Brandon Meeker finished second in #1 singles and Calvin Shiplett took second place in #3 singles.
High School Girls Soccer
Galesburg went 1-2 Saturday at the United Township Tournament. The Silver Streaks (4-5) lost their opening game 1-0 against Champaign Centennial. Bolingbrook blanked Galesburg 1-0 in the Streaks' second game. GHS earned its first tournament win in the third game, 2-0 over Western Big Six Conference rival Rock Island.
Monmouth College swept Knox College 7-2 and 13-2. The wins were the first for the Scots in Midwest Conference South Division play. The Prairie Fire are still winless in conference games.
Carl Sandburg College split a doubleheader with Illinois Valley. The Chargers lost the first game 8-4 then won the finale 9-2.
Monmouth College lost a pair of games in Naperville. The Scots (10-16) lost their first game to Calvin of Michigan 8-0. North Central College defeated Monmouth 5-3 in the Scots second game of the day.
Carl Sandburg College swept a doubleheader against Elgin College. The Chargers blanked Elgin in the fist game 10-0 and won the second game 14-6.