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|Local Sports Roundup -- 9/3/9
|High School Volleyball
Galesburg lost its season opener at Dunlap.
The Eagles defeated the Silver Streaks in two games (25-21, 25-20).
Sara Baker had 8 kills and Mickey Rodriguez had 9 assists for Galesburg (0-1).
The GHS junior varsity squad lost to Dunlap in three games (10-25, 25-23, 2-15).
The Dunlap freshman team completed the sweep, beating Galesburg in two games (23-25, 18-25).
Abingdon earned its first win of the season against Knoxville in three games (25-19, 21-25, 26-24)
BPCA downed West Central in three games
Rowva lost to Stark County in three games
Ridgewood defeated Annawan in two games
High School Boys Golf
West Central won a triangular meet with Knoxville and North Fulton at Wee-Ma-Tuk Hills in Cuba.
The Heat shot 160, Knoxville (2-3) 171 and North Fulton 220.
Taylor Smith of West Central carded a 35 to earn medalist honors. Logan Goff shot a 1-over 37 to pace the Blue Bullets. Aaron Grove shot a team-low 43 for North Fulton.
Ridgewood defeated Orion by 7 shots (178-185)
Rock Falls won a triangular against Annawan-Wethersfield at Kewanee at Kewanee Dunes.
The Rockets shot 180, A-W 183 and Kewanee 185.
High School Girls Golf
Galesburg beat Western Big Six Conference rival Quincy by two shots at Westview.
The Streaks shot 179 as a team, led by Katarina Mangieri's 40.
Galesburg is now 4-0 in duals this season. Quincy falls to 3-2.
Knoxville's boys team won the 8-team Rocket Booster Invite at Rockridge.
The Bullets' Brett Curry set a new meet record that stood for six years in leading his team to a relatively easy victory. Several other KHS runners finished in the top 13.
Mid-County finished fourth in the invite.
Knoxville - 28
Rockridge - 77
Kewanee - 78
Mid-County - 99
Annawan-Wethersfield - 127
Sherrard - 129
Mercer County - 173
Ridgewood - 201
Knoxville's girls cross country team finished third at the Rocket Booster Invite.
Rockridge was the winner and Orion was second. Mid-County finished fifth.
Rockridge - 27
Orion - 59
Knoxville - 84
Annawan-Wethersfield - 93
Mid-County - 115
Sherrard - 119
Ridgewood - 155
Galesburg lost at Dunlap 7-2. Dunlap also defeated the Streaks J-V team 5-4.
Local College Sports
The Knox College volleyball team split a pair of matches at Eureka.
The Fire lost to Rose Hulman in three games and beat Eureka in five.
Monmouth College's women's tennis team lost to Lawrence University 7-2