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Local Sports Roundup -- 4/10/10

Galesburg High School took both games of its Western Big Six opening double-header at home against Rock Island Alleman, 11-1 and 8-7. Tyler Farrell was the winning pitcher in game 1 behind Zack McCrery's 3-run homerun. In game 2, Nick Milligan got the win.


West Prairie (3-5) got 29 hits en route to a 28-4 defeat of Bushnell-Prairie City/Avon Saturday.

Jessie Shaw threw his first varsity no-hitter en route to North Fulton (7-4) shutting out Peoria Heights in the first game of a double-header 10-0 in 6 innings. The Wildcats also beat Peoria Heights in Game 2 10-4.

Abingdon (7-8, 3-2) took both games of a double-header versus Knoxville (1-8, 0-4), defeating the Blue Bullets 12-2 and 18-2.

Galva-Williamsfield 21, Ridgewood 0 (5 innings)
Ridgewood 14, Galva-Williamsfield 13

South Fulton 7, Lewistown 6
Lewistown 10, South Fulton 3

Brimfield/Elmwood 14, Havana 0
Brimfield/Elmwood 16, Havana 6

Princeville 24, Annawan/Wethersfield 16 (6 innings)
Annawan/Wethersfield 14, Princeville 8


Galesburg High School's Western Big Six opener at Rock Island Alleman wasn't a success, losing both games of the double-header 6-5 and 8-0. Kelsey McKillip went 4-4 with 2 RBI's in Game 1 for the Streaks (5-5, 0-2 Western Big 6), and went 3-3 in game two. Jessica Davison was the losing pitcher in both efforts.

In J/V play, GHS (5-5) lost both games of its double-header versus Alleman, 10-5, and 6-5. Jordan Lovell had a solo home run in game two. The Streaks' next game is Tuesday at home versus West Central.


Katie Bertelsen pitched 8 innings and struck out 10, but United couldn't overcome Sherrard, losing to the Lady Tigers 2-1. The game was scoreless through 5 innings until each team scored in the 6th.

Stark County won all three games it played at the Erie-Prophetstown Tournament Saturday, beating Stockton 12-0, West Carroll 5-0, and Putnam County 6-1.

Farmington 6, Peoria Richwoods 0
Farmington 11, Peoria Richwoods 0 (5 innings)

Canton 9, Pekin 2

Princeville 14, Annawan/Wethersfield 6
Princeville 11, Annawan-Wethersfield 1 (5 innings)

North Fulton 15, Delavan 0
North Fulton 18, Delavan 1

Brimfield/Elmwood 7, Havana 4
Brimfield/Elmwood 6, Havana 1

Rockridge 14, Macomb 0 (5 innings)


Knox College (6-13, 0-6) lost both games of a Midwest Conference South Division double-header at Grinnell College (11-9, 4-0) 17-3 and 9-3.

Knox College and Monmouth College played Saturday at the Midwest Conference Softball Classic in Janesville, WI.

Ripon 1, Knox 0
Lawrence 9, Illinois Col. 6
Lake Forest 18, Carroll 4
Beloit 2, Monmouth 1

Lake Forest 4, Lawrence 2
Monmouth 8, Carroll 5
Grinnell 9, Beloit 3
St. Norbert 10, Knox 0

Carroll 4, Grinnell 3
Beloit 5, Knox 0
St. Norbert 3, Illinois Col. 2
Lake Forest 7, Ripon 5

St. Norbert 8, Grinnell 4
Ripon 7, Illinois Col. 5
Monmouth 9, Lawrence 5

10:00 a.m.
Beloit vs. Lake Forest
Knox vs. Carroll

12:00 noon
Illinois Col. vs. Beloit
Lake Forest vs. St. Norbert
Monmouth vs. Ripon
Grinnell vs. Lawrence

2:00 p.m.
St. Norbert vs. Monmouth
Ripon vs. Grinnell
Lawrence vs. Knox
Carroll vs. Illinois Col.


Galesburg High School placed second overall at the Metamora Co-Ed meet Saturday, scoring 133 total points behind Chatham Glenwood's 140.


Galesburg High School failed to advance to the finals of the Bloomington Invitational Satuday, with all players losing their first two matches. Brandon Meeker, according to coach Julia Kuehn, played a close match with #1 seed Stephan Rauh from Metamora, winning the first set 6-3 then losing the second set 6-3, and losing the third 5-10 in a tiebreaker.


Monmouth College placed first at its own Fighting Scots Spring Invitational Saturday with a score of 395, followed by Carl Sandburg College with a 413, and Knox College with 441.
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