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Local Sports Roundup 9/11/11

Lawrence University won a 62-42 shootout against Knox College Saturday afternoon at the Knosher Bowl.

The Midwest Conference opener for both schools, Lawrence (1-1, 1-0) and Knox (0-2, 0-1) combined for 1,159 yards of offense and 60 first downs. Vikings quarterback Luke Barthelmess set a new MWC record for passing yardage in a game with 549. He completed 28-of-39 passes for six touchdowns, and ran for two scores as well. The previous conference record for passing yards in a game was held by former Knox quarterback Bob Monroe, who threw for 532 yards October 11, 1986 against Cornell College.

Prairie Fire quarterback, sophomore Drew Diaz (Niles, Illinois), also found his way into the record books. His five touchdown passes tied a school mark shared by five other others, including Monroe. Diaz completed 21-of-40 passes for 313 yards.

Monmouth College routed Grinnell 61-20 in their Midwest Conference home opener. The Fighting Scots scored in every quarter, while Grinnell didn't score until the second half. Alex Tanney threw four touchdowns, the longest a 63-yard pass on the first play from scrimmage.

Josh Hudson threw three touchdown passes and the defense came up with three interceptions as Western Illinois defeated Jacksonville 35-21 in the home opener on Saturday afternoon (Sept. 10).

It also marked the debut of the Matrix Turf at Hanson Field.


The Carl Sandburg College womens soccer team fell to an overall record of 0-5 after a 12-0 loss to the Illinois Central College Cougars Friday night and a 13-0 loss to the Kaskaskia College Blue Angels Saturday afternoon.
Two late goals spelled defeat for Monmouth in a 2-1 loss at Domincan.


United High School won the 2011 Knoxville Invitational Tournament hosted by Carl Sandburg College. United defeated Knoxville 25-20 and 25-22 in the championship match. Both teams had finished pool play undefeated at 4-0. Abingdon and Williamsfield which both finished pool play at 3-1 played in the consolation championship with Abingdon defeating Williamsfield 25-8 and 25-20.


Grinnell 9, Knox 0


Fighting Scots Invitational
Gibson Woods Golf Course
Monmouth, Ill.

Top Three Teams:
Millikin 353
Edgewood 360
Augustana 361

Game #1
Score: Churchill Blue Streaks A - 0
Churchill Cosmos A 3
For Blue Streaks: Goalie saves Jacob Shipp 5, Emilio Moreno 4, Trelee Galloway 2
For Cosmos: goals Maya Brown 2, Alex Pepple 1
Assists Chance McKee 1
Goalie saves Kyran Blisset 4

Game #2
Score: Churchill Cosmos AA 6
Lombard Zephyrs AA 0
For Cosmos: goals Darius Sammons 1 , Cody Hawthorne 1, Enrique Lopez 1. Ethan Meeker 3
Assists Alyssa Main 2, Hunter Chernin 1, Ethan Meeker 1
Goalie saves Kaleb Pepple 5, Hunter Chernin 6
For Zephyrs: goalie saves Memphis Nicholson 4, Chandler Mudd 2

Game #3
Score: Costa Friars A 0
Macomb A 9
For Friars: Goalie saves Marcos Sanchez 3 and Conner Talbolt 3
For Macomb: goals Cameron Baker 3, Chris Schmidt 2, Ezra Blasi 3, and Jaume Cabedo Timmons 1
Assists Bryce Mahoney 1
Goalie saves Bryce Mahoney 3

Game #4
Score: Costa Friars AA 1
Warren YMCA AA 6
For Costa : goals Cindy Ladner
Assists Caleb Riley
Goalie saves Ryan Fernando 4 and Joe Lucero 3
For Warren: goals Alfred Meno 2, John Flores 2, Duh Cem 1, and Jose Mirenda 1
Assists Alexis Ayala 2 and Edger Mira 1
Goalie saves Jose Mirenda 3 and Eric Sikorski 1
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