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Dukes take tri in Morrison

Dixon downs Mustangs, Eastland at Cross Creek

By SVM Sports Staff

The Dixon Dukes won a nonconference triangular in Morrison on Monday, shooting a 165 to defeat the Mustangs (172) and Eastland Cougars (197) at Cross Creek.

Morrison’s Noah Hogue was medalist with a 2-over-par 38, with Dixon’s Ryan Dixon right behind at 39.

Austin Thomas added a 40 and Cole Ruckman shot a 41 for the Dukes, while Anthony Tenboer’s 44 was the next-best score for the Mustangs. Logan Lessman (44) and Devin Hartman (47) paced the Cougars.

Erie 188, Wethersfield 190, Bureau Valley 194: The Cardinals got the team win in a triangular at Kewanee Dunes, but the Storm’s Ryan Young was medalist with a 6-over-par 42.

Levi Floming (44), Brody Rickels (46) and Russell Johnson (48) broke 50 for Erie. Jacob Heidenreich added a 47 for BV.

Pecatonica 157, Polo 169: Co-medalists Colin Jennings and Nick
Dzurisin both shot 3-over-par 38s to lead Pec past the Marcos at
Westlake.

Brix Clayton’s 40 and Matthew Handel’s 41 paced Polo (5-12, 4-9 NUIC).

Girls golf

Belvidere 199, Rock Falls 217: The Rockets closed their regular season at Timber Pointe in Poplar Grove, also the site of Wednesday’s Big Northern Conference Meet.

Kara Nehrkorn was medalist with a 42, while Tess Schaefer (55) and Liz Lego (58) also broke 60.

Eastland 204, West Carroll 250, Pearl City 250: Karissa Freidag’s 45 was good for medalist honors and led the Cougars to an easy triangular win at Stage Coach in Lena.

Kori Freidag and Izy Todd added 52s for Eastland (10-1), while Hayley Guilinger’s 49 paced the Thunder and was good enough for medalist
runner-up.

Le-Win 204, Erie 208, Prophetstown 260, Riverdale 266: The Cardinals came up just short of the Panthers in a quadrangular at Deer Valley.

Le-Win’s Lexi Graf shot 47 for medalist honors. Erie was led by Katlyn Weber’s 50, while Catherine Cooney paced the Prophets with a 63.

Girls tennis

Dixon 4, Freeport 1: The Duchesses won the Nos. 1 and 2 matches in both singles and doubles in a nonconference win at Page Park.

Katie Hammit didn’t lose a game at No. 2 singles, while Maribeth Johnson and Stephanie Tressel won 6-3, 6-2 at No. 2 doubles for Dixon (9-4). Jenna Longan (No. 1 singles) and the duo of Hayley Kent and Jessica VanOosten (No. 1 doubles) both won in a third-set tiebreaker.

Sycamore 3, Sterling 2: The Golden Warriors got wins in two of the three doubles matches, but it wasn’t enough for a NIB-12 crossover win at home.

Charish O’Neil and Katie Schauff won 6-4, 6-2 at No. 2 doubles, while Sarah Trobaugh and Anna
Ivarson won 6-3, 6-1 at No. 3 doubles for Sterling (8-6).

Newman 3, Princeton 1: The Comets won both singles matches, then Emily and Christina Long won at No. 1 doubles to wrap up the win at Centennial Park, despite the No. 2 doubles match being called due to
darkness.

Mary Alice Oswalt won 6-2, 6-3 at No. 1 singles, and Anne Vits won 5-7, 6-4, 7-6 (2) at No. 2.

Boys soccer

Oregon 1, Stillman Valley 1: Harry Baldwin’s goal helped the Hawks earn a draw in a Big Northern match on the road.

Ian Starkey assisted on the score, and Jordan Gilmour made six saves in goal for Oregon (8-6-3, 4-1-2).

Faith Christian 6, Galesburg Christian 0: Ben Bierdeman scored three goals and had an assist in leading the Falcons to the lopsided win in
Galesburg.

Mike DiGravia aded two goals and an assist for Faith (2-5-1), which led 1-0 at the half. Andrew Robertson had the Falcons’ other goal, and Joel Addala had an assist.

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