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Local Sports Roundup 4/24/11

The GHS/Moline Doubleheader scheduled for Saturday was postponed until a date to be determined due to wet conditions at both Sundberg Field, and the Sophomore ball diamonds.


Moline scored 17 runs in each game of a doubleheader with the GHS Softball Team Saturday, giving the Lady Marroons victories of 17-0 and 17-4. Moline scored 12 runs in the 4th inning of the first game, and scored in every inning of game two en route to the victories.

ROWVA defeated Ridgewood Saturday 7-0. Ridgewood (7-8) only got two hits off Lady Tiger (9-5) pitcher Grace Cleair, credited with the victory, striking out 13.


Galesburg's girls soccer team got both goals in the second half to head to a 2-1 victory over Western Big 6 Conference rival Rock Island Alleman. Sarah Nelson scored the first goal in the second period assisted by Tai Peachey, then the two connected again, this time with Peachey getting the goal. The Silver Streaks Sophomore squad beat Alleman as well, 4-0.


Pekin ended up the team champion of the GHS Silver Streak Tennis Invitational Saturday. The Streaks placed second, while a second Streaks team placed eighth. The Streaks' Brandon Meeker was the #1 Singles Champion, going 14-1 on the season. Pekin and GHS were followed by Sterling, United Township, Washington, Limestone, East Peoria, and Galesburg Silver.


The Carl Sandburg College baseball team got swept by Blackhawk College on Saturday afternoon, dropping the opener 9-0 and the second game 6-1.

After Monmouth College swept a doubleheader with rival Knox College almost a week ago, the Prairie Fire got some payback Saturday, taking both games of a twinbill with the Scots 17-6 and 14-4.


Monmouth College and Washington University split a double-header Saturday. Washington shut out Monmouth in game 1 1-0, but the Lady Scots won game 2 3-2.


The Carl Sandburg College mens golf team wrapped up the final round of the Scot-Fire Invitational Saturday at Gibson Woods and finished in a tie for fifth place with Black Hawk College, shooting a team total of 609. Central Colleges A team won the invite, shooting a 576. Millikin finished in second place with a 577. Monmouth College took third place, shooting 594 and Knox College took fourth with a team total of 608. David Blake led the Chargers with a 148. Lucas Kane and Chris Neal both carded 153. Tyler Barr shot a 156 and Jordan Lieber finished with a 161.
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