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Local Sports Roundup 12/5/10

The Galesburg High School Boys Swimming and Diving Team won a dual meet with Pekin Saturday 99-84. The Pekin J/V Squad, however, was victorious over the Streaks 65-33.


@Mercer County

Mercer County 39, West Carroll 36
Mercer County 55, Dakota 15
Mercer County 43, Lena-Winslow 27
Riverdale 48, Dakota 29
Lena-Winslow 47, Riverdale 27
Lena-Winslow 61, Alleman 6
West Carroll 48, Alleman 12
Alleman 36, Dakota 30


Galesburg High School placed 4th at the Kewanee Invitational Saturday, behind United Township, Sterling, and Mendota. Brittany Mason's 221, and Bekah Merritt's 207 were the high games for the Streaks. Mason's 524 series in the morning session, and Kendra Weichmann's 520 morning series, and 473 afternoon series, were among the tops for GHS.


Knoxville Girls 62, Bushnell-Prairie City/Avon 56

Farmington Varsity Girls 52, IVC 35

The GHS Freshman Girls' basketball squad drops to 0-3 on the season, after losing to United Township 50-39 Saturday. Next up for the Streaks is Alleman on Wednesday.

Spoon River Tipoff Classic @ Astoria:

South Fulton 61, West Prairie 18
Farmington 69, Havana 59
Lewistown 50, Beardstown 39
Bushnell-Prairie City/Avon 52, North Fulton 36

1st Place: Lewistown
2nd Place: B-PC/A
3rd Place: Beardstown

All-Tournament Team: EAST DIVISION
Kevin Battefeld - Lewistown
Lucas Flynn, Farmington
Zach Duncan, Lewistown
Ryan McCabe, North Fulton
Beriah Quick, North Fulton

Jordan Atwater, Havana
Cole McDaniel, Havana
Mitch Murphy, B-PC/A
Jake Pendarvis, B-PC/A
Drake Vermillion, Beardstown


The Knox College's women's basketball team lost its second Midwest Conference game in a row at Carroll University 71-59. Sophomore Sara Johnson (Grinnell, Iowa) led Knox (1-4, 0-2 MWC) with 19 points. Senior Jenny Haskell (Murphys, California) was the only other Knox player in double figures with 15 points. She also added eight rebounds.

Carroll University defeated the Knox College men's basketball team (1-4, 0-2) 81-69 Saturday night in Waukesha, Wisconsin. Two Knox players scored in doubles figures. Junior Ben Wetherbee (Sydney, Australia) had 13 points and senior Matt Goedeke (Yates City, Illinois) added 11.

Carl Sandburg College (7-4) lost to Parkland College Saturday afternoon 104-66. Sandburg was led by DT Thornton with 13 points and Alex Franklin added 12. Carl Sandburg will play Danville Area College Sunday at noon; at the ICC Classic.

Monmouth College 66, St. Norbert 52


The Knox Prairie Fire women's swimming team scored 338 points, which resulted in a seventh place finish in the 11-team Pioneer Classic Friday and Saturday at Grinnell College. The host Pioneers easily won the women's competition with 1202 points. The Pioneer men made it a sweep by scoring 1340 points, easily outdistancing second place Loras College (835.5). The Prairie Fire men's team finished 10th out of the 11 teams with 150 points.


The Knox Prairie Fire wrestling squad finished ninth out of 11 teams at the Milwaukee School of Engineering Duals and Invitational Friday and Saturday.
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