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Local roundup: Sauk Valley C.C. wins first tennis meet

Published: Tuesday, April 9, 2013 12:10 a.m. CDT • Updated: Tuesday, April 9, 2013 12:21 a.m. CDT

Granit Tefiku won his singles and doubles amtches as the Sauk Valley men's tennis team gained its first victory of the season, a 6-3 decision over Waubonsee in Sugar Grove.

Tefiku was a 7-5, 6-4 winner over Riley Knott at No. 3 singles and teamed with Gavin Jensen to beat Jaime Torress and Alex Contini 6-3, 6-0 at No. 2 doubles.

Caleb Bradley and Jovan Henderson won at No. 1 and No. 5 singles, respectively. The Skyhawks (1-4) also received two forfeit wins, as Waubonsee had just five players.

Prep tennis

Mendota 3, Sterling 2: The Golden Warriors took the Nos. 2 and 3 doubles matches in hard-fought fashion but slipped to 1-4 as a team this season.

Jacob Reynolds and Jack Nitz roared back to beat Ben Foley and Jim Bruno 0-6, 6-2, 12-10 in the No. 3 match. Cody Woodyatt and Temo Barron teamed to win the No. 2 match against Jon Hohertz and Nick Phalen, 6-4, 6-4. 

Track & field

West Carroll second at Milledgeville meet: The Thunder amassed 98 points, but came up 19 shy of meet champion Dakota.

The hosting Missiles were fourth (61), and AFC also participated. West Carroll won the 800 and a 1,600 relays, and placed second in the 3,200 and 400 relays.

Oregon 97, Polo-Forreston 40: The Hawks took 13 of the 17 events, including all four relays.

Sarah Lauer won both the triple (33-0) and long jump (13-7) events.

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