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Mayberry leads Mustangs

Morrison 2nd in Clinton; Amboy clipped in extra innings

Ryan Mayberry had a big night for the Morrison boys track team at the 94th annual Gateway Classic on Tuesday night in Clinton.

Mayberry won the 100 (11.06 seconds), and was second in the 200 (22.42) and 400 (51.99). Also for the Mustangs, Eric Kull took second in the long jump (18 feet, 10 inches).

Morrison finished fourth in an eight-team field with 58 points. Two Iowa teams, Camanche (171) and Northeast (150), led the way.

West Carroll finished with 36 points and placed sixth as a team. Jeff Casey was second in the 1,600 (4:57.77), while the 3,200 relay team of Daniel Hartman, Joseph Quinn, Adrian Magana and Casey was also second (9:10.84).


Princeton 4, Amboy 3: The Clippers allowed the tying run in the bottom of the seventh, then the winning run in the eighth in a road loss to the Tigers.

Dallas Appleman went 2-for-3 with an RBI, while Will Crownhart had a pair of RBIs for Amboy.

East Dubuque 14, West Carroll 4, 5 inn.: Shaun Magill and Chris Lawton each drove in two runs for the Thunder in a road loss to the Warriors.

Trevor Jones (2-2) took the loss, allowing 10 runs (seven earned), three hits and six walks in 2 2/3 innings.

Orangeville 3, Ashton-Franklin Center 1: Matt Gendusa had two hits in an NUIC East home loss for AFC, while teammate Brandyn Ibarra had the lone RBI.

Pitcher Bret Gittleson took the loss for the Raiders (3-7, 1-6) after allowing two earned runs and two hits in 5 2/3 innings. He struck out seven batters.

Pec-Durand 15, Milledgeville 5: The Missiles lost an NUIC East game on the road.

Forreston-Polo 16, Dakota 5: The Cardinals broke open the game late, scoring 10 runs on six hits spanning the sixth and seventh innings pull away in a tight game.

Austin Groshans went 3-for-3 with three RBIs, while Ethan Groom went 3-for-4 with three RBIs and three runs scored for the Cardinals (8-7).

Andrew Beasley went 1-for-5 with two runs scored and three RBIs, along with earning the win on the mound. He allowed four runs and seven hits in four innings of work.

College baseball

Skyhawks drop two: Sauk Valley ventured to Galesburg and dropped a pair of games to Carl Sandburg, 11-1 in the opener, and 5-4 in the nightcap.

Nick Panzica doubled and drove in a run in the first game. Eddie Nelson (0-2) took the loss.

Sean Ritter had a pair of RBIs in the second game. Chad Lopez, Wyatt Nale and Dillon Martenson each had two hits. Nathan Sharpshair (0-2) was the losing pitcher.

College tennis

Lake County 9, Sauk Valley 0: The Sauk Valley men’s tennis team wrapped up its regular season with a loss to Lake County at Waubonsie. The two teams met halfway at a neutral site.

The Skyhawks (0-9) didn’t win a set in the loss, but No. 5 singles player Jonathon Downing came close. He took Lake County’s Rick Hernandez to a tie-breaker in the first set, but lost.

The Skyhawks will travel to Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills this weekend for the the regional tournament, which starts Thursday night and continues through Saturday.

Tuesday’s stars

Ryan Mayberry, Morrison track, 1 first, 2 seconds at Clinton

Austin Groshans, F-P baseball, 3-for-3, 3 RBI

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