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Prophets knock off Fillies

Milledgeville tops Polo; West Carroll downs South Beloit

Published: Monday, Oct. 28, 2013 11:53 p.m. CDT • Updated: Monday, Oct. 28, 2013 11:54 p.m. CDT
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Milledgeville's Emily Geison (right) spikes the ball past Polo's KeeLey Meyer during the opening match of the Class 1A Eastland Regional Monday night in Lanark. Milledgeville won 25-15, 25-10.

By SVM Sports Staff

Fifth-seeded Prophetstown overcame deficits in both sets to sweep Three Rivers North foe Morrison at the 2A Riverdale Regional on Monday in Port Byron.

Down 15-9 in the first set, Prophetstown (11-19) outscored Morrison 16-2 the rest of the way. Trailing 17-14 in Set 2, a 5-0 spurt pushed the Prophets to victory.

Claire Milnes had 12 kills to lead Prophetstown, which also got six kills from Clare Kramer and five from Karlie Stafford. Kate Fringer distributed 24 assists.

The Prophets meet top-seeded Bureau Valley at 6 p.m. today.

2A Dakota Regional

West Carroll def. South Beloit 25-17, 25-6: The fourth-seeded Thunder cruised past the fifth-seeded SoBos in a first-round matchup.

West Carroll advances to face top-seeded Dakota at 6 p.m. today.

1A Eastland Regional

Milledgeville def. Polo 25-15, 25-10: The fourth-seeded Missiles thumped the fifth-seeded Marcos in a matchup of NUIC East rivals in Lanark.

Emily Geison and Kendra Schave had five kills apiece, while Kayleigh Leddy had four to lead the way for Milledgeville. The Missiles also got 12 assists from Haley McAuliffe, and four aces and four digs from Taylor Grenoble.

Milledgeville meets No. 1 seed Erie at 6 p.m. today.

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