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Local Sports Roundup 11/13/11

Mercer County's football season is over. The Stark County Rebels only needed a touchdown to beat the Golden Eagles, defeating them 7-0 Saturday. Stark County moves on to play Morrison next weekend, date and time to be determined.

Macomb's season is also over. The Bombers lost to Tolono-Unity 35-7.


The Galesburg Girls Swimming and Diving Team placed third at their Sectional meet Saturday hosted by United Township in East Moline. Freshman Delaney Duncan will move on to the state meet, placing first in the 50-Yard Freestyle, with a time of 25.33 seconds. Junior Morgan Wood of Galesburg placed second in diving, while Senior Anna Leeson placed fourth. 32 at-large divers are chosen to compete at state in addition to the Sectional champions.

Also, Canton's Sara Rowe is the Sectional Champion in the 100-Yard Backstroke, with a time of 1:00.62. Dunlap was the Sectional champion.


The Monmouth College swimmers set one pool record and captured third place team standings for both the men's and women's teams at their seven-team home opener.
The men ended the meet by winning the 800-yard relay in a pool-record time. Gabe Baginski, Joe Testolin, Brett Dunn and Josh Dunn clocked a 7:39.09 for the fastest time recorded in the event at Pepper Natatorium.

Baginski recorded another first and a pair of seconds in his individual events. The sophomore cruised to a nearly five second win in the 500 freestyle, touching in 5:00.95. He had opened the meet with a second-place finish in the 1650 free, swimming a 17:59.86.
The women picked up points in the diving well were Clarissa Henby posted a 164.55 to lead the Scots' trio. Abby McGuire took second, just over three points in front of teammate Ashley Rippentrop.

Back in the pool, the women took second in the 800 freestyle relay.
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