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Local Sports Roundup -- 9/2/9
High School Volleyball

Monmouth-Roseville has opened the new season with two straight wins.

The Titans defeated Mercer County in two games (25-13, 25-14) on Wednesday.

Rebecca Gillen had six kills and Taylor Woods had 17 assists for M-R.

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United began its the new season with a two-game win against Wethersfield (25-21, 25-16)

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West Central lost to Princeville in two games (25-20-25-20)


High School Boys Golf

Monmouth-Roseville finished third in a four-team meet at Macomb Country Club.

Quincy combined to shoot 151, with five of six players scoring 40 or under.

Macomb was second with a 162. Monmouth-Roseville tallied a 164. B.J. Salyers and Connor Gillen both shot 39s for the Titans.

Alleman was fourth at 172.

The Monmouth-Roseville JV team finished second out of three teams, scoring a 189. That was five strokes better than Macomb's 194. Quincy won with a 163.

Dakota Wilson carded a 45 to lead the Titans.

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Sherrard won a three-team meet against Farmington and Williamsfield at Canton.

Sherrard combined to shoot 176, Farmington followed with a 188 and Billtown was third at 199.


Local College Sports

The Monmouth College men's soccer team had a tough time in its season opener at home.

Elmhurst College turned a 2-0 halftime lead into a 6-0 win. The Blue Jays outshot the Scots 12-3 on goal.

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The Carl Sandburg College volleyball team posted a four-game victory against the Monmouth College junior varsity team.

CSC (2-3) won the match in four games. Trisha Beswick had 28 assists for the Chargers. Stacy Boys added 11 kills, three aces, two blocks and 15 digs.

Sandburg resumes play Tuesday at St. Ambrose.
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