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Local Sports Roundup -- 9/16/9
High School Girls Golf

Galesburg High School bounced back from a pair of losses on Tuesday by defeating Washington in a non-conference dual meet Wednesday afternoon at Lake Bracken.

GHS outshot the Panthers 167-227. Jessica Lieber fired a 39 for the Streaks to earn medalist honors. Teammate Marissa Vinson was next with a 42.

Lily Anderson led the Galesburg junior varsity team with a 58.

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Knoxville suffered its first loss of the season against Rock Island Alleman in the Quad Cities.

The Pioneers won by 13 shots (181-194). The Blue Bullets' Abby Ball carded a 40 to finish as the medalist. Teammate Taylor Thompson was next with a 43.

Knoxville's record is now 4-1.

High School Boys Golf

Ridgewood edged Stark County by four strokes (183-187) at Lake Calhoun

Aledo downed Farmington by five strokes (182-187) at Canton Country Club

Kewanee (165) won a three-team meet against Canton (171) and Princeville (209) at Baker Park


High School Volleyball

Quincy spoiled Galesburg's Western Big Six opener.

The Blue Devils (12-1, 2-0) beat the Silver Streaks (2-6, 0-1) in two games: 25-10, 25-11.

Jorden Thomas led Galesburg with 4 kills. Amy Blucker added 3 blocks, Sara Baker had 3 digs and 8 assists and Sydney Edwards had 3 digs.

Galesburg plays next in Saturday's Western Big Six Quad.

Quincy also won the sophomore and freshman matches in two games.

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Wethersfield defeated Williamsfield in two games (25-14, 25-12).

Tessa Swedmen led the Flying Geese (5-6) with 12 kills and 6 digs. Shelby Steger contributed 10 assists, 4 kills and 5 digs.

Billtown (3-7) was led by Emily Newell's 4 kills and 4 assists. She also had a service ace.

Wethersfield won the freshman/sophomore match in three games.


High School Football

Galesburg High School's freshman team lost to Rock Island Alleman 30-6.

The Pioneers jumped out to a 16-0 first quarter lead and scored the rest of their points in the second quarter.

The Streaks (1-2) scored in the fourth quarter on a Brandon Cervantez 14-yard touchdown run.

Galesburg plays Rock Island on September 26th.


Local College Sports

-Volleyball-

Carl Sandburg College lost in three straight sets to Kishwaukee College, the fourth ranked team in the nation.

The Kougars won with scores of 25-13, 25-8 and 25-13. The Chargers were led by Malinda Anderson and Brooke Thompson with 3 kills apiece. Trisha Beswick added 7 assists.

The Chargers play again Saturday in the Augustana Viking Invitational Tournament.

-Women's Soccer-

Iowa Wesleyan defeated Knox College 3-2 in overtime to put a damper on the Prairie Fire's home opener.

Knox got goals from Danielle Roeder and Emma Swanson. Goalie Alex Rauland had 21 saves for Knox.
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