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Local roundup: Golden Warriors blank Rochelle on the road

Dixon edged in both girls soccer, boys tennis

Sterling senior goalkeeper Callie Sinn made nine saves and got all the support she needed in a 1-0 victory Tuesday in Rochelle.

Julia Diaz scored for Sterling (1-2), a goal off a Celeena Remmers assist.

Princeton 1, Dixon 0: The Duchesses had plenty of second-half scoring chances, but couldn’t convert any of them in a nonconference road loss.

The Tigers (1-3-0) scored in the last 5 seconds of the first half on a corner kick. Carly Hartle made five saves for Dixon (0-1-1).

Boys tennis

DeKalb 3, Dixon 2: The Dukes forced a third set in two pivotal doubles matches, but couldn’t pull out either decisive set and, in turn, a meet victory.

LaSalle-Peru 5, Sterling 0: Jonathon Downing and Dustin Stoudt battled in a 7-6 (7-4), 6-2 No. 1 doubles loss, but none of the Golden Warriors could force a third set on the road.

Jefferson 4, Newman 1: Four of the five matches went to a third set, but only J.P Neisewander and Andrew Schmitt could pull out a Comets’ victory in Rockford.

The Newman (0-4) duo won the No. 1 doubles match 7-6, 6-4, 10-7.

Girls track & field

Polo-Forreston wins five-team meet at home: Behind five first- and seven second-place finishes, the Cardinals edged West Carroll in a five-team meet in Forreston.

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