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Local Sports Roundup -- 9/15/9
High School Boys Golf

Galesburg High School earned a Western Big Six Conference dual meet victory in the Quad Cities.

The Streaks (12-2) beat Rock Island by four strokes (150-154) at Highland Springs Golf Course.

Kelby Rescinito fired a 35 for the second straight meet, good for 1-under par. Jacob Schwieter matched Rescinito's 35. None of the six Streak golfers shot over 40 on the day.

Galesburg's junior varsity team won by 19 strokes (154-173) against the Rocks. Joey Juergens led the way for GHS with a 40.

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Williamsfield lost by one stroke against Midland at Oak Run.

Billtown's Alex Ott continues to put up impressive scores. He earned medalist honors by sinking four birdies and finishing at even-par 36.

Spencer Smith and Michael Waggoner both carded 46s for the Bombers. Brice Elasser led Midland with a 39.

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Monmouth-Roseville won a triangular meet against Knoxville and United at Gibson Woods.

The Titans combined to shoot 175, 12 strokes better than the Blue Bullets and 14 under the Red Storm's total.

United's Alex Gavin earned medalist honors with a 1-over par 37. B.J. Salyers and Matt McVey fired 41s to pace Monmouth-Roseville and Josh Van Antwerp's 46 was the low score for Knoxville.

The Titans defeated the Bullets in the junior varsity match (185-231). Alex Temple carded a 45 for the Titans. Knoxville was led by J.T. Rogers' 54.

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Havana defeated Farmington by 13 shots (166-179) at Canton Country Club.

Aledo topped Annawan-Wethersfield at Kewanee Dunes by 8 strokes (175-183).


High School Girls Golf

Galesburg High School came up short in very close three-team Western Big Six Conference meet at Lake Bracken.

Moline shot 184, Quincy 185 and Galesburg 186. Simone Becker of Quincy was medalist with a 3-over 40.

The Silver Streaks had a tough time on the greens. Katarina Mangieri had the lowest score, a 42. Natalie Heck shot a 45. Mangieri and Heck were the only GHS golfers to shoot under 50.

Jamie Lawerence carded a 44 and Allie Boyle shot a 45 to lead the Maroons

Galesburg hosts Washington Wednesday afternoon in a dual meet.


High School Volleyball

South Fulton defeated Abingdon in three, hard-fought games (33-31, 24-26, 25-23) on the Commandos' home court.

Lydia Robertson had 7 kills, Carly Beebe 6 blocks and Lauran Hollenback 21 digs for the Rebels.

Melissa Von Kannon had 11 kills, Amanda Sandrock 3 blocks and 10 service points and Dana Combs 14 digs for Abingdon.

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Knoxville beat Mercer County in two games: 25-14, 25-18.

Jenna Fisher had 6 kills and 3 blocks for the Blue Bullets. Rebecca Vaughn added 6 digs and Lindsay Olson 3 aces.

Mercer County's Teague Holmes had 3 kills and 2 blocks while Emma Downey and Ashley Tompkins added 3 kills each. Downey also had 3 digs.

Knoxville won the junior varsity match in three games and Mercer County claimed the freshman match in two games.

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Monmouth-Roseville stopped Rockridge in three games : 25-16, 23-25, 29-27 in Olympic Conference play at Monmouth.

Rockridge won both the junior varsity and freshman matches in two games.

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Sherrard beat Farmington in two games: 25-15, 25-17 in an Olympic Conference match.

Megan Harper had 3 aces for the Farmers (0-5, 0-2), while teammate Ally Wrage recorded 3 kills and 3 blocks. Maddi Kissner led the Tigers (7-4, 1-3) with 6 service aces.

Sherrard won the junior varsity match in three games (25-22, 23-25, 25-6)

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Lewistown won a conference match against Havana in two games.

The Indians won by scores of 26-24 and 25-18 to improve to 3-4 on the season and 2-0 in conference play. Havana dropped to 1-6, 0-2.

Kristyn LeGrande had 6 kills and 2 blocks and 6 assists for Lewistown.

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Orion won an Olympic Conference match against Macomb in two games (25-18, 25-19).

The Chargers (11-3, 2-0) were led by Maddie DePorter's 7 kills, 3 aces and 4 digs. Megan Blumenshine added 5 kills and 5 digs for the winners.

Macomb won both the junior varsity match (25-18, 25-18) and the freshman match (25-10, 26-24).


High School Boys Soccer

Galesburg High School won its Western Big Six opener in convincing fashion.

The Silver Streaks (6-0-2) dominated Rock Island Alleman 7-1. Andrew Smith scored three goals to lead the way for Galesburg. Four other GHS players also found the net: Jacob Krisher, Jacob Polay, Richie Hershkowitz and Matthew Nelson.

The Pioneers didn't score until the 79th minute of the match when Drew Meredith ruined the Streaks' shutout bid.

Galesburg outshot Alleman 14-5. Goalie Lucas Miller had four saves.

The Streaks resume play Thursday afternoon at home against Washington. The varsity match starts at 4:30, followed by the junior varsity at 6 p-m.


Girls Swimming

Galesburg High School continues its dominance over the competition with a Western Big Six dual meet win.

The Silver Streaks won 10 events and outscored United Township 121-61 at U-T. GHS seniors Kathleen Varner and Lauren Albert each won two individual events and swam on a winning relay to lead the Streaks.

Galesburg coach Ray VanHootegem called it a "solid meet" for his team, with several lifetime best scores achieved. He said Kelly Napier (diving), Nikki Peck, Lilly Pogue and Katie VanHootegem also performed well.

The Galesburg junior varsity team beat East Moline 99-73.

Next up for the Streaks is Saturday's Champaign Centennial Invite.


High School Girls Tennis

Galesburg lost a non-conference match-up at home against Morton 8-1. Colleen Weichmann had the lone victory for the Streaks in singles play.


Local College Sports

-Volleyball-

Carl Sandburg College is still seeking its first Arrowhead Conference match after losing at Blackhawk College.

The host Braves beat the Chargers in five sets: 25-23, 18-25, 16-25, 25-23, 10-15. CSC (2-7, 0-2) was led by Alivia Colwell 10 kills on 15 attempts, 1 ace and 4 digs. Stacy Boys had 9 kills on 18 attempts, 2 blocks and 17 digs. Malinda Anderson added 7 kills on 12 attempts and 3 blocks, and Trisha Beswick led the Chargers in assists with 25.

Coach Todd Winkler says CSC is making progress. "For the first time all season we showed lots of heart. I'm proud of the steps we took (tonight). Alivia Colwell got hurt early in game four and could not play. We already had a starter on the bench due to illness, so we fought in game four to get the win and push it to game five. We could have just rolled over, but we didn't."

The Chargers will play at home Wednesday at 6:00 p-m against Kishwaukee College in an Arrowhead Conference match-up.


-Men's Soccer-

Dubuque University -1
Monmouth College - 0

*Monmouth College falls to 1-3 on the season

-Women's Soccer-

Dubuque University - 2
Monmouth College - 0

*Monmouth College falls to 1-4 on the season

Junior High Soccer

Game #1

Churchill Blue Streaks A - 4
Lombard Zephyrs A - 0

Blue Streaks goals: Kalyb Lewis 1, Danielle Robinson 1, Max Haffner-Nava 1, and Jonathan Koehler 1

Assists: Eric Swanson 1, Becca Duncan 1, and Danielle Robinson 1

Goalie saves: Jonathan Whittle 8

Zephyrs goalie saves: Chandler Mudd 7


Game #2

Churchill Cosmos AA - 4
Costa Friars AA - 0

Cosmos goals: Ian Smith 3 and Kevin Quintanilla 1

Assists: Kevin Quintanilla 1 and Joe Anderson 1

Goalie saves: Jacob Seiberlich 5, Cody Barker 2, and Kevin Quintanilla 1

Friars goalie saves: Chandler Lumberry 4 and Josh Heimann 3
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