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Local Sports 5/22/13

Small school sectionals and large school regionals highlight the high school baseball schedule for today. In class 1A sectional action at Bloomington's Illinois Wesleyan University, the Ridgewood Spartans meet Lexington, followed by Galva/Williamsfield's game with Illini Bluffs at 6 o'clock. In class 2A play at Monmouth College, West Hancock meets Eureka today, and Mercer County will battle Annawan/Wethersfield tomorrow. In class 3A action at Geneseo, the Galesburg Silver Streaks are scheduled for a 6:30 start against the host Maple Leafs.


The softball season is over for the Galesburg girls, who were knocked out of the regional tournament yesterday in a 10-0 loss to Metamora at Chillicothe. Metamora moves on with a record o 23-11, while the Silver Streaks bowed out with a final mark of 10-24 this season. In other softball action, Farmington is playing Tremont today at the class 2A West Central Sectional. The winner will meet Sherrard in Saturday's championship game, after the Tigers clawed West Hancock yesterday 14-1.


The Carl Sandburg College men's golf team continues play today at the NJCAA Division 11 National Tournament in Scottsboro, Alabama. The Chargers were tied for 10th place after yesterday's opening round, where they shot a team total of 302. South Mountain, Arizona was in first place after day one, as they posted a 4-under-par 284. Sophomores Chad Hatch and Cody Reiber each shot 1-over-par 73's to lead the Chargers on day 1.

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