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Local Roundup: Forreston-Polo boys win at Amboy

Duchesses rout Byron; Sterling tops Hubs

Forreston-Polo took first in seven events and was the team champion at the Gordon Mool Invitational in Amboy with 166 points. Amboy scored 114.

Evan Kelsey won the 200 in 24.19, and Mathew Cheeseman won the 400 in 55.59.

Daniel Hanson took first in the 3,200 with a time of 11:35.15, Jace Coffey won the 110 hurdles in 18.67, and Ethan Phillips won the triple jump with a leap of 37-6.5.

Forreston-Polo also had relay wins in the 400 and 800.

Amboy took second behind strong days from the throwers.

Austin Lundquist threw 127-1 in the discus to take first, with teammate Brady Becker second with a throw of 120-5. In shot put, Kyle Hunter had a winning throw of 44-3.5.

The Clippers’ Travis Eames won the 300 hurdles (45.25), while Hunter Walzer won the long jump (18-1.25).

AFC finished fourth, getting a strong day from Dylan Jeanblanc. He won the 100 in 11.92, took second in the 200 in 25.03, and cleared 5-4 to win the high jump.


Dixon 7, Byron 0: Kylee Hermeyer scored a hat trick, and Lexy Langloss and Lauren Chacon each scored two goals in the Duchesses’ win at A.C. Bowers Field.

Hermeyer assisted on Chacon’s 22nd-minute goal, giving her 15 assists on the year, four short of Katie Provo’s school record set last season.

Dixon (9-1, 6-0 BNC) also had three assists from Britney Pitzer. Chacon, Langloss and Olivia Dennison each assisted on a goal.

Rockford Christian 2, Oregon 0: The Hawks were shut out at Oregon Park West.

MyKenzie Beitel made six saves in the losing effort.

Boys tennis

Sterling 4, Rochelle 1: The Golden Warriors dropped the No. 1 singles match, but swept the rest in a home win over the Hubs.

Henry Steinhagen won his No. 2 singles match 6-1, 6-0. Andrew Ivarson and Carter Gearing at No. 1 doubles, and Andrew Valentino and Mitchell Petrosky at No. 3 doubles both won their matches in straight sets, Valentino and Petrosky winning 6-0, 6-0.

Dawson Koett and Luke Steinke went to a third set before beating Juan Montemayor and Hector Garcia at No. 2 doubles 6-7 (6-8), 6-2, 6-3.

Newman 7, St. Bede 2: Isaac Blaney and Jacob Terveer won their singles matches and teamed up to win at No. 1 doubles as the Comets swept the singles matches in a win at SVCC.

Cody Bonnell, Ethan Partington, Jonathan Rhodes and Eli Blaney all won in straight sets for Newman (5-9).

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