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Roundup: Duchesses close regular season with win

Polo slips past Missiles; AFC takes charge in win over Clippers

Abby Guthrie
Abby Guthrie

The Dixon Duchesses closed out the regular season with a 56-26 win at Genoa-Kingston.

Abby Guthrie and Elle Jarrett each scored 11 points, Madalyn Chesley added 10 and Caylyn Kimmel scored nine.

Dixon led 14-13 after one quarter and 31-19 at halftime, then outscored the Cogs 11-6 in the third quarter and 11-1 in the fourth.

Boys basketball

Polo 70, Milledgeville 61: The Marcos got 21 points from Braiden Soltow and 20 from Brady Webb in the home NUIC win while the Missiles got 32 points from Treyton Selman in the loss.

Polo led 15-12 after one quarter, 34-28 at halftime and 52-51 after three before outscoring the Missiles 18-10 in the final 8 minutes.

Nate Rahn added 11 points for Milledgeville. Justin Young scored 11 for Polo.

AFC 57, Amboy 48: The Raiders topped their NUIC rivals at home with 11 points from Jesus Aguilar. 10 from Sawyer Murphy and nine each from Luke Warner and Calvin Jahn.

Mitchell McLaughlin scored 15 points and Hunter Zimmerly added 10 for Amboy.

AFC jumped out to an 18-11 lead after one quarter and led 36-28 at halftime and 46-40 after three quarters.

The Raiders took five charges in the game, with Warner and Malachi Ball-Alexander each taking two and Murphy stepping in to take one.

Eastland 54, New Berlin 35: The Cougars held New Berlin to 10 points in the second half to pull out a win at Riverton.

Lane Christians scored six points and Kaden Henze added five during a 17-point third quarter as Eastland turned a 25-19 halftime deficit into a 36-28 lead after three quarters.

Henze and Brock Coatney finished with 13 points in the game. Christians added 10.

Aquin Shootout

Byron 66, Newman 56: The Comets were outscored 15-2 in the fourth quarter of a loss in Freeport.

Devon House led all scorers with 28 points, and Marcus Williams added 15 for Newman, which led 54-51 after the teams were tied at 34 at halftime.

Anthony Eddy’s 20 points and Tanner Klein’s 19 points paced the Tigers.

Girls bowling

Sterling 6th at Minooka: The Golden Warriors finished sixth as a team at the Minooka Sectional, missing out on advancing to state by two spots. But senior Kyleigh Glazier punched her ticket to state with a fifth-place finish individually.

Glazier rolled a six-game series of 1,259; winner Brooklin Chavez of Joliet West bowled a 1,388. Joliet West also won as a team with a 6,124, and advanced to state along with Joliet Central (5,971), Minooka (5,096) and Lincoln-Way East (5,792). Sterling tallied a 5,370.

Glazier’s total included a 215 opening game and afternoon games of 221, 254 and 247. Olivia Zinanni (1,115) and Grace Schultz (1,023) also reached quadruple digits, and Zoey Paone (999) and Kylie Bresley (974) also bowled for Sterling.

Hawks 8th at Jefferson: Oregon finished eighth and Dixon was ninth at the 12-team Rockford Jefferson Sectional at Don Carter Lanes.

The Hawks had a pinfall 4,990, eight more than the Duchesses. Harlem (6,320), Sycamore (5,901), South Elgin (5,574) and Freeport (5,477) advance to the state tournament that begins Friday at the Cherry Bowl in Rockford.

Oregon was topped by Rebecca Meyers with a six-game total of 1,082, including an opening game of 235. Sammantha Meyers was next at 1,064.

The Duchesses were paced by Alyssa Bonnette (1,061), Tori Baker (1,045) and Allison Bay (1,044).

Saturday's stars

Kyleigh Glazier, Sterling bowling, 1,259 series to place 5th at Minooka Sectional & earn state berth

Treyton Selman, Milledgeville boys basketball, 32 points

Braiden Soltow, Polo boys basketball 21 points

Brady Webb, Polo boys basketball, 20 points

Mitchell McLaughlin, Amboy boys basketball, 15 points

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