The Dixon Duchesses got a pair of goals by Katie Provo, both of which were assisted by Kirsten DeArvil, in a 3-0 win over Ottawa in a NIB-12 West match at A.C. Bowers Field on Monday.
Provo scored her first goal 5 minutes into the match. With 30 seconds left in the half, Lauren Chacon put Dixon (10-3-1, 3-1) up 2-0 on a goal off a pass by Cristen Rozek. Provo scored again 10 minutes into the second half.
Carly Hartle had her sixth shutout in net for the Duchesses.
Princeton 2, Sterling 0: The Warriors got shut out in a non-conference game at Princeton.
Dixon 2, Yorkville 2: The NIB-12 match between the Dukes and Foxes was called due to rain with one match still playing in Yorkville.
Left undecided was the No. 1 doubles match between Dixon’s Keenan Longan and Scott Heath and Yorkville’s Matt Hickernell and Mike Williams. The Dixon squad won the first set 6-3, before falling 4-6. The tiebreaker was 5-5 when the downpour started.
Dixon’s Zach Healy won the No. 2 singles match 6-0, 7-5 over Richard Swistra. The Dukes’ No. 3 doubles team of Ian South and Justin Wilson also won.
Girls track & field
Sterling 124, Rochelle 12: Sterling dominated Rochelle, with the Warriors taking all but one of the 18 events that were contested. The Hubs won the 400.
Sterling used a lot of girls in different events, and the only multi-event winner was Gabriella Celestino, who won the long jump after jumping 13 feet, 7 1/4 inches, and was also a member of the 400 and 800 relays.
Dixon 247, Oregon 180.5: The Duchesses edged out the host Hawks to capture the team title at the Landers-Loomis relays in Oregon. The hosts took second as a team.
Senior Shannon Cullen of Oregon took home the title in both the “A” flight in the shot put and discus, throwing 37-2 1/2 and 116-8 respectively. Teammate Cydney Long won both the 110 and 300 meter hurdles running times of 16.67 and 48.84.
Dixon freshman Courtney Seagren won the 3,200, posting a time of 12:41.45. Lexy Duncan won the 200 meter dash, with a time of 27.27.
Boys track & field
Sterling 79, Rochelle 66: The Warriors used strong running performances to get the team win over the Hubs.
Javier Quiroz won the triple jump (38-8) for Sterling, as well as the 110 hurdles (17.63), and was edged out by .17 of a second by teammate Bobby Tribble.
Josh Knie was second in the discus, then won the shot put by throwing 42-9.
The 400- and 800-relay teams for Sterling were both comprised of the same four runners, and both took first. Dale Mikan, Dimitri Bruce, Terrance Bruce and Andrew Spaulding ran a 47.03 and a 1:39.41 respectively.
Katie Provo, Dixon soccer, 2 goals
Shannon Cullen, Oregon track, won shot put and discus