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Local Sports Roundup -- 4/27/10
High School Baseball

Washington 10, Galesburg 5

Galesburg got off to a good start, but runs became harder to get and the pitching got knocked around as Washington beat the Silver Streaks in a non-conference game at Sundberg Field.

Galesburg (13-9) scored three runs in the first inning before the Panthers (11-8) plated three of their own in the top of the second. The Streaks added a run in the third to go up 4-3. Washington broke the game open with a five-run fifth inning to go up 8-4, then added single tallies in the sixth and seventh frames.

The Panthers battered Galesburg pitching for 14 hits to the Streaks' nine. Zach McCrery led the way for Galesburg with three hits, including a home run, and three RBIs. Nate Olin and Bo Merritt drove in Galesburg's other runs.

Logan Scott was the losing pitcher after he gave up three runs, two earned, in one-third of an inning of relief.

Washington won the sophomore game 4-3.

Luke Ryan, Colton Crain and Drew Carlson had two hits each for Galesburg (16-4). Crain was tagged with the loss on the mound. The Silver Streaks outhit the Panthers 9-4 but committed six errors in the game.

ROWVA 11, Princeville 0

Dylan Reid was literally unhittable as the Tigers blanked the Princes.

Reid threw a no-hitter for the ROWVA (17-3). He struck out 10 and walked one in the five-inning game to improve his team's record in Lincoln Trail Conference play to 11-0. Princeville is second behind the Tigers in the LTC standings. ROWVA scored all of its runs in the second inning.

Knoxville 9-9, Bushnell-Prairie City/Avon 0-5

Brett Walker threw a no-hitter for the Blue Bullets in the first game, striking out four, and Kenny Lee hit a three-run homer in a four-run third inning.

Derek Raterman, Nolan McBride, Walker, Lee and Nick Putnam each had a mult-hit game in the opener.

Austin Robertson earned the win on the mound for KHS in the finale. His offense helped him out with a four-run fourth inning.

North Fulton 5-5, Abingdon 0-1

The Wildcats got a three-hit shutout from Brandon Shaw in a 1-0 win in the opening game.

Brad Seidel took the loss for the Commandos. The only run he allowed was on a two-out singe in the second inning.

North Fulton won the second game 5-1 to complete the sweep. Beriah Quick earned the win on the mound for the Wildcats. He gave up just two hits.

Rock Island Alleman 9, Monmouth-Roseville 0

The Pioneers held the Titans to four hits in the game. Cory Jensen was tagged with the loss for Monmouth-Roseville, which committed five errors in the game. Jensen surrendered nine runs, but only two were earned, six hits and struck out three.

Elsewhere:

United defeated Annawan-Wethersfield 3-2

Ridewood split a doubleheader against West Central. The Heat won the first game 5-2. The Spartans rebounded to take the finale 5-0.

Stark County downed Mercer County 9-4

Macomb beat Farmington 7-1

South Fulton swept Peoria Heights 2-0 and 8-2

High School Softball

Galesburg 8, Peoria Richwoods 0

Galesburg snapped a four-game losing skid with the shutout victory at Peoria Richwoods.

Jessica Davison threw a complete-game four-hitter and struck out eight for the Silver Streaks (7-9). Sydney Edwards and Katie Van Hootegem drove in two runs apiece for Galesburg. Allison Mangieri and Jordan Marshall each had two hits and an RBI.

Richwoods won the junior varsity game 14-10. Amanda Kenney, Chelsey Howard and Tori Worsfold had three hits each in a losing cause for Galesburg.

Princeville 3, ROWVA 1

Princeville scored two runs in the bottom of the 12th inning to defeat ROWVA.

Caitlyn Godfrey struck out 15 for the Princes. Grace Cleair surrendered one earned run and struck out 12 for the Tigers.

Britta Johnson had two of ROWVA's five hits and the team's only RBI. Godfrey hit a two-run single, one of Princeville's five hits in the game, in the bottom of the 12th to secure the win. Bethany Dorrington drove in Princeville's other run with a triple in the fourth inning.

United 9, Annawan-Wethersfield 6

Kaitlyn Winkler and Taylor Toops drove in three runs apiece for the Red Storm to support Amy Olson.

Olson gave up two earned runs, nine hits and struck out nine in seven innings to pick up the win.

Knoxville 2, Monmouth-Roseville 0

Andrea Wilhite tossed a two-hitter and struck out seven to earn the win in the circle for the Blue Bullets (8-12). Jalynne Young took the loss despite a strong pitching performance. She struck out six in a complete game for the the Titans (3-14).

Elsewhere;

Lewistown beat Abingdon 9-1

West Prairie downed Bushnell-Prairie City/Avon 15-4

Ridgewood swept West Central. The Spartans won the first game 6-4 and the finale 16-2

Stark County shut out Mercer County 8-0

Farmington defeated Macomb 10-2

Canton blanked Pekin 9-0

High School Girls Soccer

Galesburg lost 1-0 in OT at Rock Island in the Streaks' final conference match of the season. Ariana Jakobsen scored five minutes into the overtime period to win it for the hosts. Sarah Katchen had 17 saves in goal for Galesburg (5-8-1, 1-4 WB6). Rock Island goalie Maggie Williams tallied 10 saves.

High School Boys Tennis

Galesburg 9, United Township 0

Home success continued for Galesburg's varsity boys tennis team Tuesday as they shut out United Township. The dual meet victory was the Streaks third in a row at home.

Singles: #1. Brandon Meeker (G) def. Charlie Jordan 6-0, 6-1; #2. Caleb Thompson (G) def. Jackson Dutton 6-4, 7-6(7-5); #3. Thad Santos (G) def. Arfon Arshad 6-3, 6-3; #4. Calvin Shipplett (G) def. Kolby White 6-1, 6-1; #5. Tyler Bond (G) def. Diego Ulloa 6-2, 6-4; #6. Evan Melhus (G) def. Eric Rico 6-1, 6-0

Doubles: #1. Meeker and Santos (G) def. Jordan and Dutton 6-2, 6-4; #2. Bond and Thompson (G) def. Arshad and Ulloa 6-1, 6-4; #3. Nicky Patel and Maury Cohn (G) def. Rico and White 6-3, 2-6, (10-4).

The Silver Streaks won 9 of 11 matches in the junior varsity competition. The winners for Galesburg were: Singles - Nathan Fitch, Ben Whittle, Christopher Willis, Jory Seibert, Seth Herr, Coby Darby; Doubles - Willis and Herr, Fitch and Whittle, Alex McKillip and David Slaton.

Galesburg's varsity team will compete in the Edwardsville Duals Invite this weekend.

High School Track and Field

Monmouth-Roseville's girls track and field team tied for fifth at the 6th Annual Sailer-Alleman Girls Track and Field Invitational at Augustana College.

Sherrard scored 123 points to win the event. The Titans scored 59 points, good for a tie with Rock Island Alleman.

Riverdale was the runner-up, finishing with 81 points. Annawan (71) placed third, Rockridge (61) fourth, Erie-Prophetstown (45) seventh, United Township (44) eighth and Sterling Newman Central Catholic (15) ninth.

College - Softball

Knox College split a season-ending doubleheader at Eureka College. The Prairie Fire lost the first game 5-2 and won the finale 4-1. Knox ends the 2010 campaign with a 7-24 record.
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