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AREA ROUNDUP: Streator tennis blanks Peoria

PEORIA — The Streator Lady Bulldog netters blanked the Peoria Lions 5-0 in a girls tennis meet Thursday afternoon.

Posting singles wins for Streator were Kaitlyn Sopko at No. 1 (6-0, 6-0 over Marquerite Holloway) and Mya Durdan at No. 2 (6-0, 6-0 over Chasidi Harper). Notching doubles victories were Yolanda Cerda and Liset Guadarrama at No. 1 (6-2, 6-3 over Stephanie Kellum and Anayeli Lujano), Yaminia Deleon and Lyndsey Arevalo at No. 2 (6-1, 6-0 over KiAmbri Edwards and Tamara Hightower), and Aleaha Evans and Aliyah McIntosh at No. 3 (6-2, 6-3 over TyDeajra Washington and Raven Wright).
 
Ottawa 3, Dixon 2
At Dixon, the Lady Pirates improved to 4-0 in duals by edging the Duchesses in a nonconference meet.
Notching doubles victories for Ottawa were Katie McGraw and Ellie Gallagher at No. 1 (6-2, 6-0 over Bay and Sneak), Bailey Simpson and Regan O'Fallon at No. 2 (6-1, 6-3 over Bajramoska and Colby), and Alyse Linde and Bergen Johnson at No. 3 (6-0, 6-4 over Woodard and Starksdale).
 
Boys golf
Streator 175, Coal City 177
At Cinder Ridge Golf Course in Wilmington, the Bulldogs edged the Coalers by two strokes to remain undefeated (6-0) in Interstate Eight Conference dual meets.
Grant Mascal carded a 38 to earn medalist honors for Streator (9-1 overall). Nick Yanello and Cam Anderson-Pfalzgraf shot a 43 and a 45, respectively. Rounding out its top four scorers were Cole Holloway and Jacob Magana, who each shot 49s.
 
Ottawa 172, Rochelle 172
At Fairways Golf Course in Rochelle, the Pirates and the Hubs tied in a Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference West Division dual meet.
Gary Duffield and Ryan Wendt carded 41s for Ottawa, while T.J. McDonnell and Parker McLean shot 45s.
"It was nice to see the 41s posted by Gary and Ryan tonight, but we need to remain consistent across the board," Pirates coach Keith Budzowski said. "The guys consistently score low during our practice rounds; we just need to start shooting that low during matches."
 
Manteno 190, Seneca 195, Dwight 201
At Nettle Creek Country Club in Morris, the Fighting Irish finished behind the Panthers and ahead of the Trojans in a triangular meet.
Brody McNabb and Brett Yegge shot 46s for Seneca, and Holden Flynn a 48. Rounding out its top four scorers was Dylan Leasure (55).
 
Newark-Serena 187, Reed-Custer 200
At High Point Golf Club in Essex, the Norsemen moved to 5-0 in dual meets with their win over the Comets.
Brett Myre carded a 44 to earn medalist honors for Newark-Serena. Right behind him was Connor Baker (45). Corey Jacobson shot a 48. Rounding out its top four scorers was Wyatt Snyder (50).
 
Yorkville 171, Sandwich 205
At Blackberry Oaks Golf Course in Bristol, the Indians fell to the Foxes in a nonconference dual meet.
For Sandwich, Andrew Murphy and Jackson Hill shot 50s, Hayden Isham a 51 and Conner Wilson a 54.
 
Girls golf
Seneca 243, Lisle 281
At Nettle Creek Country Club in Morris, the Lady Irish moved to 3-1 in Interstate Eight Conference duals by beating the Lions.
Faith Hacker carded a 47 to earn medalist honors for Seneca. She was followed by McKenna Coffey (59), Taylor Vroman (62) and Krista Eikelberry (75).
 
Yorkville 202, Sandwich 285
At Blackberry Oaks Golf Course in Bristol, the Lady Indians fell to the Lady Foxes in a dual meet.
For Sandwich, Emma Reedy shot a 69, Haley Chavarria a 71, Jillian Fuchs a 72 and Grace Donahue a 73.
 
Boys soccer
Streator 2, Herscher 1
At Herscher, the Bulldogs moved to 3-0 in Interstate Eight Conference play by edging the Tigers.
Streator (6-1-1 overall) scored both of its goals during the opening half: Mitch Vickers on a penalty kick at the 14-minute mark and Tommy Kress off a direct kick by Alonzo Flores at the 25-minute mark. Wes Jolly made 14 saves.
"It was a great team win," Bulldogs coach Jim Muntz said. "We did a great job — especially in the second half — with team defense. "They brought numbers, and we did a good job of marking them and limiting quality chances after that early goal in the second half (30 seconds in)."
 
Westmont 5, Sandwich 1
At Westmont, freshman Noah Klossing netted his first goal for Sandwich during the Indians' I-8 loss to the Sentinels. The tally was assisted by Christopher Schiera.
 
Volleyball
Newark 25-25, Dwight 19-12
At Dwight, the Lady Norsemen began their campaign by beating the Lady Trojans in straight games in a nonconference match.
Madi Malone pounded out seven kills, served up four aces and came up with seven digs to lead Newark (1-0). Alyssa Gittins added six kills and put down four blocks. Mattie Chapman contributed four kills and two blocks.
 
Sandwich 25-25, Paw Paw 11-22
At Sandwich, the Lady Indians defeated the Lady Bulldogs in two sets in a nonconference match.
Sydney Coselman pounded out 11 kills and served up four aces to lead the Sandwich (4-0) offensive attack. Sammi LaBolle added eight kills. Ava Knepper fingerpushed 11 assists. Casey Delphey led the defense with 11 digs.
For Paw Paw, Trysta Foster had 11 kills, Riley Oros and Jodie Penman six assists each, and Cassidy Fairchild five blocks.
 
Girls swimming
DeKalb/Sycamore 114, LPOS 56
At DeKalb, the La Salle-Peru/Ottawa/Streator co-op fell to the DeKalb/Sycamore co-op in the pool.
First places for LPOS came from Ashley Heagy in the 200 freestyle (2 minutes, 3.63 seconds), Mallory Pitstick in the 50 freestyle (26.19 seconds), and the quartet of Pitstick, Julia Gromm, Nicole Pocivasek and Heagy in the 200 freestyle relay (1:48.69).
 
JUCO men's scoccer
Heartland 3, IVCC 0
At the Corn Crib in Normal, the Eagles were blanked by the Hawks. Isay Angulo had seven saves for IVCC.
 
Frosh/soph boys soccer
Streator 1, Herscher 0
At Herscher, Sawyer Good tallied the lone goal of the contest — which was assisted by Tristan Paul and Mason Telford — to give Streator (2-2 overall) the Interstate Eight Conference win. Max Baker and Sean Armstrong combined for 10 saves.
 
JV girls tennis
Streator 3, Peoria 1
At Peoria, teaming up to record wins for Streator were Jennifer Romero and Wendy Romero, Jessica Granados and Felicity Kruger, and Alyssa Heilmann and Jackie Murphy.
 
Ottawa 5, Dixon 0
At Dixon, the Lady Corsairs moved to 4-0 in duals with their blanking of Dixon in a nonconference meet.
Notching doubles victories for Ottawa were Margaret Spika and Marta Johnson at No. 1 (8-1), Emily Walker and Mally Charbonneau at No. 2 (8-0), Hanna Roalson and Bridget Stevenson at No. 3 (8-0), and Mandy Sommer and Haley Roalson at No. 4 (8-0).

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