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|Local Sports Roundup --10/7/9
|High School Girls Golf
Galesburg High School won the Class 2A Regional at Geneseo's Maple Bluff golf course.
Junior Katarina Mangieri finished second in the field to lead the Streaks to a nine-stroke victory over runner-up Peoria Notre Dame (352-361). Freshman Jessica Lieber had Galesburg's second-best score with an 86.
Moline finished third (378) and also advanced. Next up for the GHS girls is the sectional Monday in Rockford.
Rockridge won the Class 1A Regional at Macomb's Gold Hills Course.
The Rockets shot 394. Macomb finished seven shots behind Rockridge and Mercer County was third (406). Those three teams advance to the sectionals.
Knoxville had two individual sectional qualifiers - Taylor Thompson, who led the field with an 83, and Abby Ball, who shot an 86.
High School Volleyball
Orion defeated Knoxville in two games: 25-9, 25-20.
Kayla Fowler had seven kills for the Chargers (21-5, 7-0 Olympic). Megan Blumenshein added two blocks, five digs and two aces.
Jade Wright and Amanda Wilhite had two kills apiece for the Blue Bullets (11-11). Wilhite added five digs and Wright had two aces. Jenna Fisher contributed two blocks and Amanda Dotson six assists.
Orion also won the sophomore match in two games.
Princeville downed Mercer County (5-14) in two games: 25-23, 25-20. The Lady Princes are now 14-5 overall and 7-0 in the Lincoln Trail Conference, tied with United at the top of the league standings.
Local College Volleyball
Carl Sandburg College lost in three straight sets against Black Hawk College in Arrowhead Conference play.
The Braves handled the Chargers 25-16, 25-21, 25-15 in the best of five match.
CSC's Sara Eberle had five kills and six aces, Alivia Colwell added five kills, two blocks and five digs, Briget Schmidt had four kills and Trisha Beswick added 16 assists and five digs.
Coach Todd Winkler says his team got down early and lost focus at times. "We have to dig in and overcome our mistakes and unforced errors, that's the bottom line."