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Missiles down Forreston

Polo’s Cain, Ditzler win titles at Polo wrestling invite

Published: Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014 11:23 p.m. CST • Updated: Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014 5:47 p.m. CST

Kameron DawTyne scored 18 points and Jordan Harris 15, as the Milledgeville Missiles boys basketball team shot past the Forreston Cardinals 52-50 in NUIC East play at Forreston.

Milledgeville (12-2, 4-1) had a big advantage from the free-throw line, going 24-for-36, while Forreston (5-7, 2-1) was 11-for-17.

Riverdale 55, Erie 32: Cole Solomon scored 14 points and Josh Lohman 13 to lead the Rams (5-9, 1-2) past the Cardinals in Three Rivers North play at Erie.

The Cardinals (0-15, 0-3) got six points apiece from Ken Cole and Andrew Pyse.

Aquin 88, Polo 82, 2OT: The Marcos (16-2, 3-1 NUIC East) lost a thriller in Freeport to the Bulldogs (13-3, 4-0).

Girls basketball

Morrison 37, Newman 29: The Fillies trailed 15-10 at the half and 21-20 after three quarters before outscoring the Comets 17-8 in the fourth quarter of the Three Rivers North clash at Morrison.

Lakin Goodman scored 12 points, Chelsea Eads 11 and Ashley Greul nine to lead Morrison (11-9, 3-4).

Newman (5-11, 4-3) got 15 points from Julie Hurd.

Oregon 61, Serena 58: Sam Lambrigtsen poured in 27 points and the Hawks eked out the win after leading 46-28 heading to the fourth quarter in Oregon.

The Hawks (13-6) got eight points apiece from McKaylee Beeter and Madeline Sanders.

Stillman Valley 43, Rock Falls 32: The Rockets (6-12, 1-4) lost a Big Northern West game to the Cardinals (8-7, 2-2) at Tabor Gym.


Polo wins two titles at own invite: The Marcos' Ethan Cain and Jesse Ditzler claimed titles at the Polo Invitational.

Cain won the 160-pound title, pinning Parkview's Patrick Engen in 3 minutes, 47 seconds in the final. Ditzler won at 126, pinning West Carroll's Jeff Casey in 2:23 in the final.

Polo's Jacob Cain (195) and Jeff Kimpel (182) were runners-up, as were Oregon's David Labash (220) and Dominic Marchetti (145), plus West Carroll's Brandon Anderson (285).

Oregon tied for third in the 20-team field with 127.5 points. Glenbard North JV won the title with 217.5 points. Polo was sixth (122.5), West Carroll seventh (94), Erie-Prophetstown JV 15th (53), AFC 18th (26) and Fulton 19th (24).

Sterling's Beasley takes fourth at Sycamore: Golden Warriors 285-pounder Cariel Beasley finished fourth at the 25-team Sycamore Invitational, leading the Sterling contingent.

Beasley went 2-2, winning his first two matches before dropping his last two. Sterling, which placed 16th with 274.5 points, got a ninth-place finish from 195-pounder Bryant Lilly and a 10th-place performance from Riley Cornell at 182.

Lilly went 3-1, losing his opener before rallying for three straight wins. Cornell went 2-2, losing his first match, then winning twice before dropping the ninth-place match.

Boys bowling

Starkey, Oregon 2nd at NIBC Tourney: Ian Starkey took second place, AJ Nordman fifth and Justin Provo sixth as the Hawks fell just six points shy of champion Rockford Christian at Town & Country Lanes in Mount Morris.

Starkey rolled a 1,239 six-game series, Nordman a 1,211 and Provo a 1,204. Oregon team score was 5,730, right behind Rockford Christian's 5,736.

Girls bowling

Hawks roll to runner-up performance: Abigail Scheidecker's 1,204 six-game series was good enough for second place and helped Oregon to a runner-up team finish at the NIBC Tournament at Town & Country Lanes in Mount Morris.

Alyson Scheidecker finished ninth at 1,010 for the Hawks. Rockford Christian Life won the team title with a score of 5,173. Oregon was second at 4,915.

Saturday's stars

Sam Lambrigtsen, Oregon girls basketball, 27 points

Ethan Cain & Jesse Ditzler, Polo wrestling, won titles at Polo Invite

Ian Starkey, Oregon boys bowling, 1,239 6-game series, 2nd at NIBC Tourney

Abigail Scheidecker, Oregon girls bowling, 1,204 6-game series, 3rd at NIBC Tourney

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