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|Local Sports Roundup -- 9/23/9
|High School Boys Golf
Monmouth-Roseville beat Peoria High in a non-conference dual at Gibson Woods.
The Titans (10-10) shot 169, 15 strokes better than Peoria. All six Monmouth-Roseville golfers shot under 45. Connor Gillen led the way with a team-low 41.
Williamsfield defeated North Fulton (177-202) at WEE-MA-TUK.
The Bombers shot 177 to the Wilcats' 202. Billtown's Alex Ott was the medalist with a course-low 42.
Rockridge earned a dual meet win against Knoxville at Highland Springs in Rock Island.
Knoxville shot 190 as a team, 24 strokes behind the hosts. Dan VanAntwerp led the Blue Bullets with a 46. Cameron Slate was next with a 47.
High School Girls Golf
Rockridge defeated Knoxville by 8 strokes (190-198) at Highland Springs.
Abby Ball continued her strong play by earning medalist honors with a 44. Taylor Thompson was next for the Blue Bullets with a 48.
Hannah McManus led Rockridge with a 45.
High School Volleyball
United won its 16th straight match, defeated Illini West in two games (25-16, 25-11).
Gina Long led the Red Strom with 9 kills. Illini West won the sophomore match in three games.
Monmouth-Roseville defeated Macomb in two games: 25-21, 25-15. The win was the 11th for the Titans.
Local College Sports
Carl Sandburg College lost in five sets (20-25, 25-23, 25-23, 22-25, 11-15) at Sauk Valley College in Arrowhead Conference play.
Stacy Boys had 17 kills and 37 digs for the Chargers, Malinda Anderson added 13 kills and 6 aces, Samantha Boucher had 29 digs and Trisha Beswick contributed 34 assists, 2 aces and 10 digs.
CSC will play again tomorrow night at 6:30 at John Lewis Gym against Waubonsee College in a non-conference match.
Knox College's Kelly Ricketts is putting up some impressive numbers in her first year with the Prairie Fire.
The Galesburg native who transferred from the University of St. Francis in Joliet is ranked 13th in the nation in kills per game in the most recent NCAA Divsion III statistics report.
Ricketts has led the Fire in kills in all 12 of the team's matches. She's also ranked first in the Midwest Conference at better than 3.55 per match.
Central College shut out Monmouth College 1-0.
Owen Robinson stopped 12 shots for the Fighting Scots (1-5).