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Morris cheerleaders win NIB12 title

Published: Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013 9:51 p.m. CST

The Morris Varsity Cheerleaders recently competed at the Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference Cheerleading Competition where they captured first place.

All-conference honors were given to Abbey Dergo, Morgan Hussey and Adilene Serna and All-conference honorable mention honors were awarded to Sydney Christensen and Samantha Ehret.

The Redskins will continue their competitive season on Sunday at Huntley High School where they will perform at 1:15.

SWIMMING

Ottawa55,

Morris 39

The Redskins got one first on the night at the Puddle in Ottawa.

The 160-yard freestyle relay team of Anthony Ascolani, Jordan Ramirez, Jimmy Meredith and Jacob Beaudin were first in 1:17.41.

Seconds were turned in by the 160-relay team of Riley Jackson, Meredith, Ascolani and Jacob MacLean (1:30.56); MacLean in the 200 freestyle (2:05.20); Beaudin in both the 60 free (:29.10) and the 100 free (:52.78); MacLean in the 500 free (5:36.78); Jackson in the 100 back (1:06.88), Meredith in the 100 breast (1:08.42) and the 400 free relay team of Jackson, Ramirez, Meredith and Beaudin (3:52.86).

WRESTLING

Seneca 31,

Manteno 30

Seneca picked up its 17th win of the season by beating the Panthers.

In that win, Sage Friese won by a 13-5 major decision at 132, at 145 Cole Klicker won by forfeit, at 152 Gary Wantroba won 10-4, at 160 Lucas Altobella won by forfeit, at 170 Tommy Lovett won by fall in 4:36 and at 220 Brandon Webb won by fall in 1:44.

"It was a tough dual against Manteno. They finished ahead of us at our tournament, so it was nice to come back and get them," Seneca coach Todd Yegge said.

Herscher 57,

Seneca 14

The Irish got three wins against the Tigers — Wantroba at 145 (17-0 technical fall), Lovett at 160 (7-5) and Dayton Coyle at 170 (fall 4:08).

GIRLS BASKETBALL

GSW 77,

Donovan 35

Chelsea Schultz had 19 points, Paige Lardi 15 and Brea Fisher 12 in the River Valley Conference win.

Miranda Faletti and Maranda Residori had eight each.

Dwight 60,

Sandwich 55

WILMINGTON — Alyssa Brownlee had 15 points and Lisa Bruner added 14 for Dwight (6-15) in consolation play Wednesday at the Interstate Eight Conference Tournament.

Newark 53,

Indian Creek 37

Alex Milakis had 13 points, Taylor Krug 12 and Abbey Akre 10 in the Little Ten Conference win.

FRESHMEN

Minooka 28,

Plainfield East 24, OT

MINOOKA — The Indians improved to 11-9 overall and 7-1 in Southwest Prairie Conference play Wednesday at the "A" level.

They won 20-15 in the "B" game and are now 11-2 and 8-0 in the SPC.

GRADE SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL Coal City def. Elwood, 25-18, 25-13

COAL CITY — Jami Vescovi had 7 kills Wednesday for the Coal City (7-2) eighth-graders, who got 2 kills, 10 points and 4 aces from Cali Caruso.

Coal City def. MVK

25-10, 25-16

Lauren Chapman had eight points for the Mavericks in the eighth grade match.

In the seventh grade match, MVK won 26-24, 25-16 behind nine points by Britney Helms.

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