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Local Sports Roundup 7/17/11

Coby Thompson leads the Galesburg Men's All-City Golf Tournament going into final round play Sunday. Thompson, after going over par for several holes, finished with a 1-under 70 to take a one-shot lead over David Blake.


The Galesburg 10 year old gold team defeated the 10 year old silver team 9-5 and 14-0 Saturday to win the 10 Year Old State Tournament title for the Northern Division. The win allows them to advance to the Ohio Valley Regional Tournament in Lexington Kentucky next week.

Also advancing to the Ohio Valley Regional is the Galesburg 9 year old team after Geneseo declined its invitation to advance to the tournament. Homewood won the Northern Division title after handing the team from Geneseo an 18-1 and 9-8 loss on Saturday. Homewood will also advance to the regional tournament which will be held in St. John Indiana.

The 11 year old tournament wraps up Sunday with a game between Homewood and Mattoon and is set to begin at 1 p.m.

9-year-old state tourney

Thursday, July 14

1-Homewood 18, Galesburg 6

Friday, July 15

2-Geneseo 12, Homewood 11
3-Homewood 5, Galesburg 4

Saturday, July 16

4-Championship: Homewood 18, Geneseo 1
5-Homewood 9, Geneseo 8

10-year-old state tourney

Thursday, July 14

1-Geneseo 4,Galesburg Gold 3

Friday, July 15

2-Galesburg Silver 13, Geneseo, 12, 7 innings
3-Galesburg Gold 12, Geneseo 10

Saturday, July 16

4-Championship: Galesburg Gold 9, Galesburg Silver 5
5-Galesburg Gold 14, Galesburg Silver 0

11-year-old state tourney

Thursday, July 14

1-Homewood 19, Geneseo 0
2-Mattoon 12, Galesburg A 3
3-Effingham 7, Charleston 1

Friday, July 15

4-Homewood 7, Wabash Valley American 2 11 a.m.
5-Mattoon 21, Effingham 3
6-Galesburg 3, Charleston 1
7-Effingham 13, Geneseo 4
8-Galesburg 21, Wabash Valley 2

Saturday, July 16

9-. Mattoon 9, Homewood 3
10-Effingham, 11, Galesburg 9
11-Homewood 16, vs. Effingham 6

Sunday, July 17

12-Championship: Matoon vs. Homewood 1 p.m.
13-If necessary: Mattoon vs. Homewood


All three of Galesburg's teams in the ASA Softball tournament were eliminated Saturday. Quincy Terminators defeated the Galesburg Thunder 7-0. The Red Storm took care of Galesburg 18U 11-1. The Bi-County Thunder shut out Galesburg II 12-0.

The Chillicothe Blue Devils and the Quad City Shockers will play in the championship of the tournament Sunday at Lake Storey's Peg's Field today at 3pm.
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