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Local roundup: Sanchez records hat trick for Sterling soccer

Rosa Sanchez scored three goals to lead the Sterling girls soccer team to a 3-2 win over Ottawa at Roscoe Eades Stadium.

Callie Sinn recorded 10 saves for Sterling (2-3, 1-1 NIB-12 West).

Streator 2, Dixon 1: If hitting the post counted, the Duchesses would have earned a NIB-12 West win at A.C. Bowers. Dixon had three shots go off the post, including a potential match-tying penalty kick late in the second half. 

Erika Taylor tied the score at 1 on a free kick with 5 minutes left in the first half for Dixon (1-3-1).

Boys tennis

Sterling 3, Streator 2: Micah Khuntangta and Chandler Allen won singles matches to lead the Golden Warriors past the Bulldogs in Sterling.

Also for Sterling (2-4, 2-1 NIB-12 West), Cody Woodyatt and Temo Barron won at No. 2 singles.

Ottawa 4, Dixon 1: Kurt Gale and Romulo Lobo salvaged the No. 1 doubles match for the Dukes at Emma Hubbs Tennis Courts.

The duo beat Tyler Lindemann and Clayton Conness 6-1, 6-4. Dixon (0-3, 0-3 Northern Illinois Big 12) senior Matthew Kerr took David Dobrose to a third set in the No. 2 singles match but lost 4-6, 6-4, 1-6.

Girls track

Warriors rule at Ottawa: Sterling won 11 of 18 events contested, including a sweep of the relays, to amass 93 points and defeat LaSalle-Peru (49) and Ottawa (44) in a triangular at Ottawa.

Jamison Trancoso ran legs on the 400, 800 and 1,600 relays to lead the Golden Warriors to the victory.

Storm third at Wethersfield meet: Lindsey Hoffert won three events, and Bureau Valley placed third among five teams at Wethersfield High School in Kewanee.

Hoffert took the 100-meter dash (12.83), the 200 (27.75) and the 400 (1:04.41). Host Annawan-Wethersfield took first with 77 points. The Storm’s 61 points was one fewer than ROWVA’s 62.

Boys track

E-P romps at Fulton: A pair of record-setting performances highlighted Erie-Prophetstown’s title-winning effort at the Steamer Relays in Fulton.

The Panthers finished with 145 points, well ahead of runner-up Camanche, Iowa, which had 96. Newman (82), Fulton (33) and Rockridge (29) rounded out the top five squads.

E-P’s Devin Johnson set a record in the long jump by soaring 22 feet, 3 inches, while the 800 sprint medley foursome of Jack Bauer, Jace Bonnell, Johnson and Darius Owens won in a record time of 1:36.4.

The Panthers also got wins from John Butts in the discus (135-7), Ethan Oleson in the shot put (47-9) and the fresh-soph 1,600 team of Grant Ames, Dylan Binion, Braedon Bonnell and Seth Lilly (3:49.82).

Newman’s sprinters also set a pair of meet records. The 400 team of Maison Bittner, Nolan McGinn, Tyler Rockwood and Nick Rude won in 43.95, while the 800 team of Bittner, McGinn, Brady Rude and Nick Rude won in 1:31.37.

McGinn took the triple jump (41-8 1/2), while the 4 x 1,600 relay team of Alex DeForest, Bryson Reyes, Clay Jungerman and Micah Trancoso took first in 20:14.

Tuesday’s stars

Rosa Sanchez, Sterling girls soccer, hat trick

Lindsey Hoffert, Bureau Valley girls track, won 100, 200 and 400

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