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|Local Sports Roundup - 10/27/9
|High School Boys Soccer - Postseason
@ Class 2A Morton Sectional:
Galesburg High School's historic season ended with a 3-0 loss to Normal U-High.
U-High (18-3-1) took a 1-0 lead into the half, then added a pair of goals late in the second period to advance to Friday's sectional championship against Peoria Notre Dame.
The Irish (20-2-1) knocked out Dunlap (12-7-4) 5-3. The Silver Streaks end the season with a 12-6-5 record and earned the first regional championship in the history of the program.
Local College Women's Soccer
Monmouth College spoiled Knox College's home finale with a 6-2 win over the Prairie Fire. The Scots improve their record to 3-3-1 in league play. Knox falls to 1-7.
High School Girls Swimming and Diving
It might not have been the most competitive dual of the season for Galesburg High School varsity girls swimming and diving team, but it was memorable, especially for the seniors.
The Streaks swam past Macomb 140-42 to finish their dual meet season undefeated at 7-0. The seniors were honored, and for good measure, set a new pool record in the 200-freestyle relay.
Local College Volleyball
Monmouth College lost its final match in Midwest Conference play at Illinois College 3 games to 2.
The Fighting Scots (13-13) end the conference portion of the season with a 4-5 record and will need some help to get into next week's Midwest Conference Tournament, which still has one spot up for grabs.
Carl Sandburg College fell at Black Hawk East in three sets (21-25, 10-25, 10-25) in the Chargers' final Arrowhead Conference match of the season.
Chelsea Simkins had seven kills and two blocks for CSC. Alivia Colwell added five kills and seven digs and Malinda Anderson recorded five kills and four blocks. Sandburg's Trisha Beswick led the team with 18 assists.
High School Volleyball Regionals
The "second season" for area Class 1A high school volleyball teams begins Wednesday night, followed by the 2A and 3A teams Thursday evening.
Class 1A @ Williamsfield:
6:00 - #4 seed Avon-Bushnell-Prairie City plays #5 North Fulton
7:00 - #1 seed West Prairie plays winner of first match for a spot in the regional championship match Saturday at 7 p-m.
Class 1A @ Rowva (Oneida):
6:00 - #4 seed Rowva meets #5 West Central
7:00 - #1 United plays winner of first match for a spot in regional championship match Saturday at 7 p-m
Class 1A @ Fulton:
6:00 - #4 Annawan takes on #5 Erie
7:00 - #1 Orion plays winner of first match for a spot in the regional championship match Saturday at 7 p-m
Class 1A @ Mackinaw:
6:00 - #4 seed Delavan squares off against #5 seed Illini Bluffs
7:00 - #1 Deer Creek Mackinaw plays winner of first match for a spot in regional championship match Saturday 6 p-m
Class 1A @ Astoria:
6:00 - #4 South Fulton meets #5 Havana
7:00 - #1 Hartsburg-Emden plays the winner of the first match for a spot in the regional championship match Saturday at 7 p-m
>play continues at all five regionals Wednesday night to determine the second team that will qualify for the regional championship matches
>Class 2A high school volleyball regionals at Rockridge and Farmington involving area teams and the Class 3A Galesburg regional begin Thursday