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Local Sports Roundup 5/7/11

A play at the plate caused Mercer County to beat Abingdon Friday 8-7. Abingdon scored all 7 runs in the second inning.

Sherrard 14, Bushnell-Prairie City/Avon 1 (5 innings)

ROWVA 13, Galva-Williamsfield 0 (5 innings)
ROWVA 9, Galva-Williamsfield 4 (5 innings)


Megan Foglesong struck out six, and also had three hits of her own including a solo home run, as the ROWVA Lady Tigers beat Mercer County Friday 11-1 as part of the Mercer County Tournament. The Lady Tigers' Cassie Abel had a 3rd inning Grand Slam, part of a seven-run inning. Bree Weeks took the loss for the Lady Golden Eagles, as ROWVA now improves to 21-5. ROWVA also dominated West Carroll, 14-9.

Saturday at the Mercer County Tournament, Mercer County takes on West Carroll at 9am, followed by Mercer County vs. West Prairie, then West Carroll vs. West Prairie.

Peoria Notre Dame left the Galesburg Silver Streaks scoreless Friday, losing 5-0.

(JV) Peoria Notre Dame 12, Galesburg 6
United 14, Ridgewood 0
Canton 5, Abingdon 4
Morton 7, Brimfield-Elmwood 2
Galva-Williamsfield 10, Delavan 0 (5 innings)
Farmington 11, B-PC/A 0 (5 innings)
Lewistown 19, Macomb 1 (5 innings)


Galesburg High School placed first out of 12 teams at the Geneseo McCormick Track Invitational Friday. Jared Carl won the 200 meters in 21.85 seconds, breaking a meet record set in 1998. Travon Diggins was one-inch off the meet record in the Long Jump.

The GHS Girls got three first-place finishes en route to a third place showing at the Western Big 6 conference girls track meet at Rock Island. The host Rocks took the conference title, while Moline placed second.

Mercer County's boys took the conference title at the Lincoln Trail Conference meet at Kewanee-Wethersfield. Galva placed second, followed by Annawan, ROWVA, Princeville, West Central, Cambridge, Stark County, and United. On the girls side, Wethersfield took the championship, followed by United, Princeville, Mercer County, Stark County, West Central, Galva, Cambridge, and ROWVA.

Monmouth-Roseville's girls placed second at the West Central Conference meet at Taylor Ridge. Carthage was the conference champion.


Midwest Conference Championships
St. Norbert 5, Monmouth 4
Monmouth 9, Lake Forest 1 (5 innings)
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