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Local Roundup: Late goals lift Duchesses over Stillman

Rock Falls track dominates; Bureau Valley girls win home invitational

The Dixon girls soccer team knocked Stillman Valley from the ranks of unbeaten teams with three goals in 3 minutes to pull out a 5-2 win.

The Cardinals (9-1, 0-1 Big Northern) got on the board with an early goal before Lexy Langloss tied the game in the 30th minute. Olivia Dennison put Dixon ahead 2-1 in the 50th minute, and that lead held until Stillman scored again in the 74th minute.

But Langloss added three more goals down the stretch.

Dixon (5-1, 1-0 BNC) got three assists from Taylor Harrison.

Geneseo 8, Sterling 0: The Golden Warriors were shut out on the road against the Maple Leafs in a NIB-12 West match.

North Boone 8, Oregon 1: The Hawks were handled by the Vikings in a Big Northern road match.

Madison Byerly scored the lone goal for Oregon.

Boys track

Rockets dominate home meet: Rock Falls won 13 events, racking up 98 points en route to winning a home triangular with Fulton and Mendota.

Isaiah Moreno won the 100 (11.79) and 400 (53.90), and teamed with Keyon Wolber, Michael Austin and Adrian Ibarra to win the 400 relay (45.04). Wolber also won the 110 hurdles (16.80) and 300 hurdles (42.56) for the Rockets.

Austin took first in the long jump (19-4 1/2). Ibarra teamed with Nate Wiles, Noah Tupper and Tyler Soltow to take the 800 relay (1:42.69). Wiles won the triple jump (36-11 1/2), and Soltow also won the pole vault by clearing 9 feet, 9 inches.

Dawson Smith, Adam Conkling, Matt Laws and Javier DeLaTorre took first in the 1,600 relay (3:47.28) and the 3,200 relay (9:05.77). Jerome Warren won the 3,200 (11:48.24), and Blake Claxton took the shot put (41-3) for the Rockets.

The Steamers finished third with 39 points. Brody Mason finished second in both the shot put (39-7 1/2) and the discus (109-8) for Fulton.

Girls track

Rockets race past Steamers, Trojans: Rock Falls accumulated 81 points to win a home triangular against Fulton and Mendota. The Steamers finished second with 60 points.

Erin Porter won the mile in 5:27.41, and teamed with Alaura Busch, Lauren Moeller and Macayleigh Smith to win the 1,600 relay (4:16.38) for the Rockets. Moeller cleared 4-9 to take the high jump.

Tayler Lippers won the 100 hurdles (17.72) and the 300 hurdles (50.36). Madison Arickx won the 100 (13.61), Xheneta Beqiri took the 800 (2:48.42), and Bailee Fortney won the 3,200 in 12:13.08 for Rock Falls.

Fulton standout Daekota Knott claimed first in the 200 (28.36), 400 (1:07.36), and triple jump (37-0), and also teamed with Kearra Kohrt, Julia Lehman and Ashley Maze to win the 400 relay (53.48).

Kohrt also won the long jump (15-4 1/4), and teamed with Lehman, Maze and Sara Norman to take the 800 relay in 2:02.61. Chloe Lindeman swept the throws for the Steamers, winning the shot put with a top toss of 48-2 1/2 feet, and the discus with a first-place distance of 117-4.

BV picks up home win: The Storm scored 194 points to claim the eight-team Bureau Valley Invitational by a wide margin, beating second-place Stark County’s total of 84 points.

Haley Weidner won the 1,600 and 3,200, with teammate Nataleigh Nugent taking second in the 1,600. Saige Barnett won the shot put and discus.

Kamryn Kolb won the 100 in 12.93 seconds and the long jump with a leap of 17-4.5. Lauren Wirth won the 100 hurdles with a time of 17.82.

Erie-Prophetstown takes fourth at Rockridge: The Panthers scored 86 points to take fourth place in the Rockridge Lady Invitational. Alleman won the event with 141 points.

Jorden Robinson took second on the 1,600 and 3,200, with Panther teammates Makayla Dornbush and Stephanie Sandrock third and fourth in the 3,200.

Whitney Bramm was second in the pole vault, with Jasmine Nickerson third and Robinson fourth.

Boys tennis

Dixon 5, Rockford Lutheran 0: The Dukes swept to a home win, not dropping a single set along the way.

Ryan Lawton and Luke Stees won 6-0, 6-0 at No. 2 doubles, while Quinten Hoyle won his No. 2 singles match 6-0, 6-3.

Jason Rugh and Daniel Ferguson won 6-3, 6-1 at No. 1 doubles.

Sterling 5, Ottawa 0: The Warriors swept the Pirates on the road in NIB-12 West play.

Dillion Nitz won 6-3, 6-3 at No. 1 singles, and Grant Bright breezed to a 6-0, 6-2 victory at No. 2 singles.

Andrew Ivarson and Henry Steinhagen needed three sets to emerge with a 4-6, 6-4, 7-5 win at No. 1 doubles. Dawson Koett and Carter Gearing won 6-0, 7-5 at No. 2 doubles, while Mitchell Petrosky and Luke Steinke cruised to a 6-1, 6-1 victory at No. 3 doubles.

Galesburg 5, Newman 0: The
Comets were swept on the road by the Silver Streaks.

Brady Moran fell in three sets at No. 2 singles, while Dean Ellorando and Michael Frank fell in three sets at No. 3 doubles for Newman.

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