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Local Sports Roundup -- 10/13/9
High School Volleyball

Wethersfield (14-10, 3-4 LTC) defeated Rowva (4-16) in two games: 25-19, 25-11

Lewistown (16-8, 4-1) beat Abingdon (5-14) in three games: 25-18, 22-25, 25-17

Ridgewood (17-4) handed Princeville (15-6, 7-1) its first loss in Lincoln Trail Conference play with a three-game victory: 15-25, 25-20, 25-17.

Illini Bluffs (11-6-1) downed North Fulton (10-12) in three games: 25-23, 17-25, 25-21

BPCA (11-10) upended Havana (8-12) in two games: 25-17, 25-13

West Central (2-19) lost to Illini West in two games: 25-14, 25-8

Stark County defeated Galva in two games: 25-12, 25-21

Macomb (13-14, 4-4) stopped Farmington (3-20, 1-7) in three games: 15-25, 25-15, 25-21

Annawan defeated Mercer County in three games: 25-15, 23-25, 25-17

South Fulton (12-12) took down Peoria Heights (2-17) in two games: 25-15, 25-15

Orion is still perfect in Olympic Conference play after beating Rockridge in two games: 25-10, 25-12. The Chargers overall record now stands at 22-5, including an 8-0 mark in league play.

Local College Volleyball

Knox College (3-21, 0-6) lost at Lake Forest College (5-14, 2-1) in a Midwest Conference match 3 games to 1.

Kelly Ricketts led the Prairie Fire with 16 kills and 15 digs. Karen Frost had 31 assists and nine digs.

Knox hosts rival Monmouth College (8-10, 3-4 MWC) Thursday night at 7:00 at Memorial Gymnasium.

High School Boys Soccer

United Township shut out Galesburg 3-0 in a Western Big Six match.

Next up is a trip to Quincy on Thursday in the SIlver Streaks' regular season finale.

Galesburg hopes to end strong. The Streaks are the top seeded team in the Class 2A Peoria Richwoods Regional. Galesburg will square off in the opening match against #4 seeded East Peoria (0-16) next Tuesday at 4 p-m.

The other teams in the field are #2 seed Richwoods (4-10) and #3 Limestone (4-14). That match will be played next Wednesday at 4:00. The winners play for the regional title next Friday at 4 p-m.


Monmouth-Roseville begins postseason play Saturday at 11 a-m in the Class 1A Stillman Valley Regional.

The Titans are the top seed in the field that also includes #5 Medota, #4 Stillman Valley, #7 Paw Paw, #2Princeton, #6 Oregon and #3 Rock Island Alleman.

Monmouth-Roseville will play Stillman Valley, a 3-2 winner against Mendota on Tuesday. The other semifinal match-up pits Princeton against Oregon Saturday at 1 p-m. The Tigers blanked Paw Paw 6-0 and Oregon upset Rock Island Alleman 6-2 in Tuesday's other contests.

Saturday's regional championship match is at 4:30 p-m.

High School Girls Tennis

Galesburg High School managed one win in a non-conference meet against Washington on the home courts.

It was the final regular season dual for the Silver Streaks before this weekend's IHSA Sectional.

The lone Galesburg victory came from freshman Colleen Wiechmann in the #6 singles match.

Junior High School Football

Churchill Junior High dominated Lombard Middle School in the annual 7th grade game between the two schools at Van Dyke Field.

Quarterback Payton Isaacson led the Blue Streak offense by throwing three touchdown passes, two of them to fullback Chris Anderson and one to running back Joseph Williams, in Churchill's 36-0 victory.

Ben Holloway led the Churchill ground attack with 116 yards rushing and two touchdowns. Christian Powers rushed for 98 yards and Cody Sibley had 61 yards on the ground for the Zephyrs.

The Blue Streaks recovered four Lombard fumbles in the game. Leading the Zephyrs on defense were Gabe Hillman with six tackles and three quarterback sacks and C.J. Darby with four tackles.

Churchill finished the season with a 4-1 record and Lombard went 3-3.

Churchill defeated Lombard in the 8th grade game 38-22 to complete the sweep for the Blue Streaks.
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