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Local Sports Roundup -- 5/7/10
High School Baseball[b/]

Abingdon 7, Mercer County 3

Abingdon broke open a tie game in the bottom of the third inning with a run, then added three more in the fourth and two in the sixth to beat Mercer County.

Jacob Perdue earned the win on the mound for the Commandos (16-13) throwing a complete game six hitter with three earned runs and six strikeouts.

Jesse Hines had four hits, including a home run, and three RBIs. Brad Siedel added two runs batted in for Abingdon.

North Fulton 12, Delavan 7

Brandon Shaw earned the win on the mound with 11 strikeouts and had two hits and an RBI at the plate for the Wildcats. Teamate Travis Windsor contributed two hits and two RBIs.


Ridgewood swept a Lincoln Trail Conference doubleheader against Princeville 8-0 and 5-2

High School Track and Field


Galesburg finished 1/3 of a point behind Peoria Richwoods for a second-place finish at the Geneseo McCormick Invite. The Knights scored 107.33 to the Silver Streaks' 107. Geneseo (64) was third, Dixon (59) and Canton (59) tied for fourth and Metamora (36) placed sixth in the 12-team meet.

Annawan-Wethersfield won the Lincoln Trail Conference meet with 151 points. Mercer County finished second (95), Galva third (77), ROWVA fourth (74) and Ridgewood fifth (68) among the nine participating teams.


Galesburg High School placed second at the Western Big Six Conference meet at Quincy with 156 points, 14 points behind league champion Moline and 48 ahead of Rock Island. Quincy was fourth, Alleman fifth and United Township sixth.

Monmouth-Roseville placed third at the Olympic Conference meet with 103 points, three points behind second place Rockridge. Sherrard won the conference title with 193 points.
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