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Girls roundup: Newman outslugs Eastland in Lanark

Thunder third at own tourney; Storm win Rollie Morris title

jHailey Frank hit two home runs, knocked in five, and was the winning pitcher to lead the Newman softball team to a 19-10 win against Eastland on Saturday in Lanark.

Madison Craft homered and doubled among her five hits, and she scored four runs and drove in five for Newman. Frank scored three runs, while Elle Koerner, Trinity Martinez, Josie Rank and Mattea Bianchi each scored two. Koerner and Jenna Johnson each had three hits and two RBIs.

For Eastland, Gabby Snyder homered, doubled, drove in three runs and scored two. Jenna Green and Talena Rogers each knocked in two runs.

Thunder takes third: West Carroll won two of three games and placed third in its own tournament in Thomson.

In pool play, the Thunder opened with a 9-5 loss to Erie-Prophetstown. Mushie Yazzie tripled, singled and drove in two runs for West Carroll. Maddie Meek and Ashlynn Williamsen also drove in runs.

For E-P, Corrie Remley went 3-for-3, while Jessica Woodworth and Makenzie Glassburn each had two RBIs.

West Carroll concluded pool play with an 11-8 win against Knoxville. Jaycie Van Kampen knocked in two runs, and McKenna Sullivan collected three singles. Meek was the winning pitcher.

In the third-place game, West Carroll took a 13-3 decision from Stockton. Meek drove in three runs, while Yazzie and Van Kampen had two apiece. Daniella Tafoya was the winning pitcher.

Erie-Prophetstown beat Pearl City 9-7, but lost 7-6 to Knoxville.

Jaden Johnson drove in three runs against Knoxville. Remley struck out five in five innings in the circle.

Against the Wolves, the Panthers scored five runs in the bottom of the second to jump out to a 6-2 lead and held off a late Pearl City rally.

Johnson hit a pair of home runs as she and Ady Scott both had three hits in that game. Glassburn also homered. Remley pitched seven innings, striking out seven.

Raiders, Timberwolves split: AFC rallied for five runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to stun Indian Creek 5-4 in the first game of a doubleheader in Ashton.

Camdyn Penick had two RBIs for AFC, while Maley Fike, Karlee Asbury and Brittney Mundell had one. Kendall Sanford was the winning pitcher.

Indian Creek won the second game, also by a 5-4 score. Penick and Jessica Milligan each had RBIs for the Raiders.


Hawks split at GK: In a tournament at Genoa-Kingston, Oregon tied Elgin Harvest Christian 0-0, losing 2-1 on penalty kicks, then beat the host Cogs 2-0.

Hannah Donaldson converted on a free kick for the Hawks’ first goal against G-K, with the second coming from an own goal after a shot from Megan Buttens.

Girls track & field

Sterling 10th, Rockets 13th at RI: The Golden Warriors scored 72.83 points to claim 10th in an ABC meet at Rock Island. Rock Falls was 13th with 59.33 points. Harlem cruised to a win with 277.5.

Sterling’s Samantha Hibbard won the 100 hurdles in 15.32 seconds. She teamed up with Katelyn Grell, Rainbow Allen and Katelynn Trobaugh to take fourth in the 4x100 relay.

Zaina Rumbolz cleared 10-3 to take second in the pole vault. Macie Gebhardt cleared 5-2 to take third in the high jump.

The Rockets took second in the 4x800 relay with the team of Erin Porter, Alex Gomez, Bry Ganther and Bailee Fortney finishing in 9:56.03. Porter, Tayler Lippens, Lauren Moeller and Meg Frank teamed up to claim sixth in the 4x400 relay in 4:21.10.

BV 1st, Amboy 2nd at Hall: The Storm won nine events and cruised to the title at the Rollie Morris Invite in Spring Valley, while the Clippers won three of the four relays in claiming second place.

Bureau Valley finished with 142 points, with Amboy scoring 75.

Kamryn Kolb won the 100 (12.58 seconds), 200 (26.33), and long jump (16-11 1/2), and also ran on BV’s winning 4x200 relay (1:50.42) with Marissa Endress, Madison Morrow and Molly Bohm. Jade Aber added wins in the high jump (4 feet, 8 inches) and triple jump (32-11), and Saige Barnett swept the throws (37-7 in shot pout, 116-2 in discus).

Also for the Storm, Konneck took second in the triple jump (32-1 1/4) and fourth in the long jump (15-5 1/2), and ran a leg on the runner-up 4x100 relay (53.00) with Endress, Bohm and Morrow. Endress, Aber, and Barnett teamed with Lexie Marquez to take third in the 4x400 (4:42.02).

Amboy’s quartet of Sidney Corcoran, Ashley Althaus, Brooklyn Whelchel and Emma Lundquist won the 4x100 (52.88) and 4x400 (4:22.31), and took second in the 4x200 (1:51.12). Kaitlyn Ortgiesen, Kelynn Boyle, Lauren Althaus and Madalyn Shuck won the 4x800 (11:15.48).

Also for the Clippers, Ashley Althaus won the 400 (1:03.75), while Corcoran (100, 13.43), Boyle (3,200, 13:48.02) and Kylee Brown (long jump, 15-10 1/12) all added third-place finishes. Lauren Althaus (800, 2:47.56) and Lundquist (300 hurdles, 50.92) both finished fourth.

Saturday’s stars

Madison Craft, Newman softball, HR, 2B, 5 hits, 4 runs, 5 RBIs

Hailey Frank, Newman softball, 2 HRs, 5 RBIs, winning pitcher

Gabby Snyder, Eastland softball, HR, 2B, 3 RBIs

Mushie Yazzie, West Carroll softball, 4 RBIs

Jaden Johnson, Erie-Prophetstown softball, 2 HRs vs. Pearl City

Hannah Donaldson, Oregon soccer, 1 goal

Kamryn Kolb, BV track, won 3 individual events & 1 relay at Hall

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