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Local Sports Roundup - 10/19/9
High School Volleyball

Galesburg won a non-conference match at Canton in three games: 25-19, 22-25, 25-13.

Amy Blucker had nine kills and two blocks for the Silver Streaks. Jordan Thomas added eight kills, Sara Baker had five kills and 16 assists and Sydney Edwards contributed 11 digs.

Galesburg improved to 13-13 on the season going into Tuesday night's Western Big Six match at home against Rock Island Alleman.

The GHS sophomore and freshman teams both beat Canton in two games.


Abingdon downed West Central in two games: 25-20, 27-25.

Melissa Von Kannon had nine kills and five blocks for the Commandos. Cordan Jones added 17 assists and nine service points and Dana Combs had eight digs.

Alissa Crandall led the Heat with five kills and Taylor Cupps added four blocks.


Bushnell-Prairie City-Avon stopped Knoxville in two games: 25-22, 25-20.

Kendra Pierce had eight kills and seven digs for the Spartans. Taylor Elder added 14 assists.

Jenna Fisher had three blocks for the Blue Bullets, Lindsay Olson had five digs and two blocks and Amanda Dotson had seven assists.


Ridgewood defeated Rowva in two games: 25-20, 25-11.

The Spartans (22-6, 9-1 Lincoln Trail) got six kills apiece from Amanda Kruger, Steph Williams and Danielle English. English and Williams also had six blocks apiece and Williams contributed 10 assists.

The Tigers (5-19, 2-7 Lincoln Trail) were led by Whitney Stromson's three kills and one block, Grace Cleair's 15 digs and Sarah Deschepper's two assists, two aces and nine points.

Ridgewood defeated Rowva in the sophomore match in two games.


United remains undefeated after beating Mercer County in straight sets: 25-6, 25-11.


Brimfield-Elmwood beat North Fulton in three games: 19-25, 25-13, 25-23.

Maddie Watson led the Lady Indians (19-6) with 17 kills. Mackenzie Kelly added six digs, two blocks and two aces.

Morgan Miller had 10 kills, two blocks and nine service points for the Wildcats. Stefani Martin contributed 30 digs and Meredith Beoletto had eight kills, two blocks and 16 digs.


Annawan swept Galva in two games: 25-19, 25-4. The Bravettes improve to 16-13 on the season with the win.


Wethersfield defeated Stark County in two games: 25-22, 25-13.

Tessa Swedman had 13 kills to lead the Flying Geese (18-13, 5-4 LTC). Sara Peach had 16 digs and Shelby Steger had 12. Margaret Thomas put down five blocks.

Natalie Turner led the Rebels (11-15, 3-6 LTC) with three kills, four blocks, two service aces and seven service points. Brittney Price added eight digs and Paige Milburn contributed 10 assists.

High School Boys Soccer

Galesburg, the top seed in the Class 2A Peoria Richwoods Regional, begins postseason play Tuesday afternoon.

The Silver Streaks (10-5-5) meet East Peoria (0-16) at 4:00 p-m. The winner moves on to play the winner of Wednesday's match between #3 seed Richwoods and #4 Limestone in Friday's regional championship match at 4:00 p-m.

The regional winner advances to the Morton Sectional, which begins next Tuesday.


Monmouth-Roseville meets Princeton Tuesday afternoon in the championship match at the Class 1A Stillman Valley Regional.

The match-up is what was expected with the Titans the #1 seed and the Tigers seeded #2. The teams square off at 4:30 p-m, with the winner advancing to the Princeton Sectional on Thursday.
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