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|Local Sports Roundup -- 5/17/10
|Most of the regional baseball and softball regional games scheduled for Monday were postponed because of rain.
High School Baseball - Class 1A
Biggsville West Central Regional
#5 seed West Central ended Ridgewood's season with an 8-1 victory. The Heat play top seed ROWVA Wednesday afternoon for a spot in Saturday's regional championship game.
High School Softball - Class 1A
Oneida (ROWVA) Regional
#3 seed ROWVA blanked Williamsfield 6-0. The Tigers built on a 1-0 lead with three runs in the fourth inning to earn the victory and a date with #2 seed Ridgewood Wednesday afternoon for a spot in Saturday's regional championship game. Britta Johnson had two hits and two RBIs for ROWVA, Sarah DeSchepper added three hits and Megan Foglesong had three hits. Grace Cleair struck out 10 to earn the win in the circle.
#4 seed Galva beat Annawan-Wethersfield 13-7. The Wildcats meet top seed Orion Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. in Oneida.
-Class 1A Baseball-
Bushnell-Prairie City/Avon plays Lewistown at 4:30 for a shot against #1 seed North Fulton Wednesday afternoon
Knoxville plays at United at 4:30 for a spot in the semifinal round against #2 seed Abingdon Wednesday afternoon
-Class 2A Baseball-
@ Taylor Ridge:
Mercer County plays Macomb at 4:30. The winner moves on to the semifinals #1 seed Sherrard Wednesday afternoon
-Class 1A Softball-
West Prairie plays at West Central at 4:30. The winner advances to the semifinals against top seeded United
Bushnell-Prairie City/Avon plays at Knoxville at 4:30 for a semifinal berth against #2 seed Abingdon
Galva takes on #1 seed Orion at 4:30 for a spot in Saturday's regional championship game
#4 seed North Fulton hosts Deer Creek Mackinaw at 4:30. The winner advances to the semifinals against Illini Bluffs Wednesday afternoon.
-Class 2A Softball-
Monmouth-Roseville plays Mercer County at 4:30. The winner moves on to play top seed Sherrard Wednesday afternoon in the semifinals.
Peoria Manual plays at Kewanee at 4:30 for a spot in the semifinals against #1 seed Farmington Wednesday afternoon in the semifinal round
High School Girls Soccer - Class 2A Galesburg Regional:
#1 seed Dunlap meets #4 seed Orion at 4:00 p.m. The winner advances to Saturday's regional championship game (4:00 p.m.) to play the winner of Wednesday afternoon's other semifinal match-up between #2 seed Galesburg and #3 Limestone (4:00 p.m.)
High School Track and Field
Bushnell-Prairie City/Avon/West Prairie's boys team won the Spartan Invite Monday afternoon in Bushnell. B-PC/A/WP had 101 points, 12 better than runner-up Macomb. Cambridge (68.75) was third, Illini Bluffs (67) fourth and Camp Point Central (66.75) finished fifth. Rounding out the top 10 were ROWVA (66) sixth, Galva (49) seventh, West Central (48) eighth and United (44) finished ninth in the 14-team event.
A Galesburg High School tennis standout is being recognized by the Western Big Six Conference. Brandon Meeker is an all-conference selection in singles play. Ian Golden of Moline joins Meeker as an All-Big Six pick. Four players from Moline were named all-conference in doubles. The all-league list of players was determined at Saturday's Western Big Six Conference Tournament.
Galesburg High School is sending one of its top soccer players from last season's history-making squad to a St. Louis area college. GHS officials say Luke Miller signed a letter of intent Monday to attend and play soccer for Greenville College. Miller, a goalie, helped the Silver Streaks win their first regional championship this past season. The team finished its most successful campaign with a 12-6-5 record. Miller also was a kicker on the Galesburg High School football team during the 2009 season.
Officials at Carl Sandburg College say the Fitness Center, located on the Main Campus in Galesburg, will be closed May 21st (Friday) and May 22nd (Saturday) for repainting.