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Boys Roundup: Young’s 24 paces Marcos

Drews help AFC down Hawks; Fulton beats Rebels

Polo had 10 different players score in its 58-40 win over Stockton on Tuesday, with
Justin Young’s 24 points leading the way.

Young had nine of those points in the fourth quarter alone as the Marcos extended what had been a 38-30 lead after three quarters.

Lane Hopkins chipped in eight points.

AFC 64, Oregon 38: Caleb and Garrett Drew combined to score as many points as the Hawks in the Raiders’ nonconference win at the Blackhawk Center.

Caleb Drew tossed in a game-high 21 points, while Garrett Drew had 17. Both seniors nailed three 3-pointers. Adam Hart added 11 points for AFC.

Dalton Hermes paced Oregon with 15 points, while Trey Woolsey added eight.

Fulton 61, Stark County 45: The Steamers improved to 4-1 on the year with a nonconference win over the Rebels at Stan Borgman Court.

Fulton got balanced scoring, with Tyler Bruggenwirth’s 15 points leading the way. Keegan Kloepping poured in 12, Kyle Schipper had 11, Cody Sanderson added 10, and Austin Schroeder pitched in nine.

Dakota 47, Eastland 46: Despite a 21-point night from senior
forward Ethan Christians, the Cougars fell to the Indians in both teams’ season opener at Ludwig Gym in Lanark.

Eastland led 14-8 after the first quarter and 18-17 at the half, but couldn’t overcome a 30-point second half by Dakota.

Reid Janssen had eight points, Travis Spong pitched in seven, and Brett Swalve added six for the Cougars. Carter Drake led the Indians with 14 points.

Faith Christian 43, Tri-State 37: The Falcons jumped out to a 12-2 lead after one quarter and held on for the win despite Tri-State scoring 21 points in the final quarter.

Trevor Hauck knocked down 11 shots from the field to lead the way with 24 points.

Bowling

Oregon 2,828, Marengo 2,682: The Hawks improved in each game to top the Indians at Town & Country Lanes in Mount Morris.

Oregon knocked down 859 pins in the first game, 972 in the
second and 997 in the third.
Justin Poole led the Hawks with a 571 series. Austin Strite rolled a game-high 208. Eddie Buttens knocked down 485 pins.

Antonio Laino rolled a 519 series to lead Marengo.

Dixon 3,331, Rockford Lutheran 2,914: Five of the six Dukes broke the 500 mark for the series in a win at Park Lanes in Rockford.

Trevor White led the way with a 646 series. He had games of 196, 246 and 204.

Tyler Yocum and Geoffrey Baker had matching 592 scores, with Yocum’s high game being a 247 and Baker’s being a 226. Lucas Lauer had a 542 series and Kade Fulton had a 509. Tyler VanQuathem recorded a 450 for the Dukes.

Wrestling

Dixon sweeps at home: The Dukes picked up a 54-18 win over Oregon and a 54-24 win over Morrison.

Against the Mustangs, Jacob Quantrell, Sebastian Quintana, Hunter Pate, Clint Schielein and Dylan Messer all scored pins.

Morrison’s Ryan Kennedy scored a pinfall at 120 pounds, Augustus Linke scored one at 132 pounds, and Reilly Dolan scored one at 152 pounds.

Oregon got wins on decision from Andrew Herbst and Case Clark, and pins from Jacob Milliman and Noah Paul.

Dixon responded with pins from Elijah Ankney, Matthew Lohse and Finn Brandon, and a 7-2 decision from Schielein.

WC splits, Newman goes 0-2: The Thunder beat Newman and fell to Byron at home, while Byron also beat the Comets.

West Carroll beat Newman 36-27 behind pins from Dalton Coyer at 160 pounds in 1:30 and Eli Dertz at 220 pounds in 3:06.

Newman got pins from Cael Sanders at 1:33 at 145 pounds and Brody Ivey at 58 seconds at 152 pounds. Newman’s Kyle Tunink won his 126-pound match with Ethan Doty on a 2-1 decision.

Byron beat Newman 48-17, winning three matches via pinfall. Newman’s Brady Stevens took a 4-1 decision at 160 pounds, while Sanders won on an 8-2 decision at 145 and Ivey won 19-4 for a tech fall at 152.

West Carroll fell 54-24 to the Tigers. Briar Nevills picked up the 1:52 pinfall at 106 pounds, and Fischer Jackson pinned Jack Shewey in 3:14 at 126 pounds.

Men’s basketball

Sauk Valley 74, Waubonsee 56: The Skyhawks came out fast, jumping on the Chiefs for a 42-27 halftime lead in a win at home.

Sauk Valley survived shooting
6-for-22 from beyond the arc thanks to a breakout performance by Eli Leffelman and double-
doubles from forwards Montel Brown and Cameron Graves.

Leffelman scored a game-high 16 points to go with five assists. Brown had 10 points and 12 rebounds, while Graves finished with 12 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists.

Deland Deere led Waubonsee with 14 points.

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