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|Local Sports Roundup -- 4/20/10
|High School Baseball
Galesburg (10-7) shut out Morton 3-0. Logan Scott earned the win on the mound, his first of the season. He scattered five hits over five innings and struck out six.
Galesburg's sophomore team continues to roll. The Silver Streaks got three hits apiece from Zach Riley and Austin Gernant, who hit a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the ninth to score the winning run in a 4-3 victory against Dunlap. Gernant also earned the win on the mound to help Galesburg improve its record to 16-2 on the season.
Galesburg's freshman team defeated United Township 9-2
Riverdale downed ROWVA (12-3) 11-8
Ridgewood (5-11) came back from an 11-0 deficit in the fifth inning to beat United 12-11
Farmington beat Monmouth-Roseville 3-2. The Farmers (8-9) scored what turned out to be the winning run in the top of the sixth inning to snap a 2-2 tie. Max Richardson had two hits for the Titans (7-4). B.J. Salyers went the distance on the mound for M-R, allowing five hits and striking out one.
Princeville (9-5) outslugged Stark County 11-8
High School Softball
United (12-2) blanked Ridgewood (8-5) 10-0
Abingdon (14-3) swept Havana in a doubleheader 7-2 and 13-7
Brimfield-Elmwood shut out Rowva 15-0
Farmington blanked Monmouth-Roseville (3-8) 7-0
West Central beat Annawan-Wethersfield 14-4
Princeville's nine-run third inning helped the Princes (12-4) beat Stark County 12-9
High School Girls Soccer
Peoria Christian shut out Galesburg 1-0. P-C scored its goal in the 77th minute of the second half. Sarah Katchen had 21 saves in goal for the Silver Streaks.
Robert Morris of Springfield swept Knox College in a doubleheader. Knox lost the first game 3-1 and dropped the finale 8-7 in extra innings. The Prairie Fire had the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth inning with one out and the score tied in game two, but two straight strikeouts by Knox hitters nixed the opportunity for the Fire to score what would have been the winning run and salvage a split with the visitors.
Loras beat Monmouth College 11-8 to complete a game that was suspended March 30th in Monmouth because of darkness. The game picked up in the fifth inning with the Scots (9-17) leading 6-4.
Monmouth College lost a pair of games in Decatur. The Scots (10-20) were shut out by Greenville 1-0 in the opener then dropped a 6-4 decision to Millikin in game two.
Carl Sandburg College split with Sauk Valley in Dixon. The Chargers won the first game 9-3. Sauk Valley avoided a sweep by beating CSC 6-4 in the twinbill finale.
Junior High Track & Field
The Costa boys track team traveled to Farmington Saturday morning and the 4-by-100 relay team of Mark Mangieri, Carl O'Connor, Nick Main and Josh Heimann took 2nd place with a time of 1:02.5.
Nick Main and Josh Heimann advanced to the long jump finals with jumps of 12' 7" and 10' 11" respectively.
Brian Vallero ran the 400 meter dash in 1:40.6.