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Mustangs knock off Comets

Published: Tuesday, April 1, 2014 12:23 a.m. CDT
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Oregon third baseman Josh Cook fields a ground ball during Monday's game against Rockford East in Oregon. The Hawks lost 14-5. Photo by Earleen Hinton

Bill Lee Greul tossed five innings, allowing one earned run and two hits to lead Morrison to a 7-3 victory over Newman on Monday in Morrison.

Mason Sitzmore singled twice and drove in two runs to pace the Mustangs' attack. Andy Bird scored two runs.

Erie-Prophetstown 11, Fulton 7: Owen McConnell homered and drove in four runs to lead the Panthers past the Steamers in Prophetstown.

Also for E-P (1-2), Jordan Chandler and Ethan Howard each drove in two runs.

Ethan Jones, Paul Velasco and Trey Simmons each had two hits for Fulton.

Rock Island 9, Sterling 0: The Golden Warriors committed seven errors and didn't have a hit in a road loss to the Rocks.

Estaban Sosa took the loss for Sterling (0-3), allowing eight runs (two earned) and 11 hits in three innings.

Rockford East 16, Oregon 7: Matt Murray tripled and drove in three runs for the Hawks in a home loss to the E-Rabs.

Skylar Short also drove in two runs for Oregon (1-0). Taylor Brubaker took the loss, allowing eight runs and seven hits and three innings.

Amboy 4, Riverdale 2: Logan Thake tossed six innings, allowing just one hit and four walks while striking out nine, and the Clippers beat the visiting Rams.

River Ridge 4, West Carroll 0: Shaun Magill and Marshall Benters combined to give up just one hit, but the Thunder dropped a road game to the Wildcats.

Magill and Josh Sullivan each had doubles for West Carroll.

Boys tennis

Dixon 5, Jefferson 0: The Dukes began their season with a blanking of the J-Hawks at the Emma Hubbs Tennis Courts.

John Brechon and Sam Bratt won singles matches, while Keenan Longan and Zach Healy, Ian South and Justin Wilson, and Andy Clark and Brandon Helfrich won in doubles.

Boys track

Thunder finish third: Cameron Ehlers and Jeff Casey won individual events for West Carroll in a five-team meet held at River Ridge High School.

Competing were Pearl City (100.5), Glena co-op (80.5), West Carroll (74), Lena-Winslow (70.5) and Dakota (27.5).

Ehlers won the 300 hurdles (48.2), while Casey won the 1,600 (5:33.8).

College baseball

Skyhawks drop two: Sauk Valley dropped a pair of road games to Illinois Valley, 4-0 in the opener and 6-3 in the nightcap. Mario Pacheco and Drake Maltry were the losing pitchers.

Monday's stars

Owen McConnell, E-P baseball, HR, 4 RBI

Mason Sitzmore, Morrison, 2 RBI

 

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