Minooka girls golf team advances to sectional play
Minooka advanced as a team out of the Class AA Metamora Girls Golf Regional, held Wednesday at Metamora Fields.
The Indians placed third with a 398, giving them a 32-stroke cushion over the bubble team, Metamora. Minooka counted a 97 from Becca Andreano, 98s from Andra Sharp and Miranda Sharp and a 105 from Alli Lee.
Dwight finished in first place with a 378 on Tuesday at Pontiac Elks. The score reflected a 92 from Karsen Kopmann, 95s from Ryan Folkers and Seth Galloway and a 96 from Nathan Zabel.
Putnam County Regional
Two Seneca individuals advanced Tuesday at Edgewood in McNabb. They were Ben Rohder, whose 86 was good for fifth place overall, and Alex Bott, who shot an 87.
The Fighting Irish also received a 92 from Conlan Callahan, a 97 from Dan Armstrong, a 98 from Auston Jashari and a 109 from Brenden Tisler.
Semeca’s team score of 362 tied with Hall and St. Bede for third place. Seneca and Hall remained tied with their fifth scores of 98, so Hall advanced on its sixth score.
“We looked to be in good shape after our front 9 scores,” Seneca coach Bryan Erickson said, referencing a 42 from Callahan, 43s from Bott and Rohder and a 47 from Armstrong. “Unfortunately, we were not able to score as well on the tougher back 9. Losing out on a chance to qualify for the sectional with a sixth-man tiebreaker is a tough way to end the season for the team.”
Morris def. Streator,
25-11, 26-28, 25-9
Kailyn Korte’s 10 kills and 14 digs led Morris (13-9-1) on Tuesday. Abby Baker had seven kills, Taya Torkelson had six aces and 33 assists and Morgan Hussey had three aces and 18 digs for the Redskins.
Morris lost 25-10, 25-23 at the sophomore level and is now 2-15. Its freshmen swept, with the “A” team (10-5) winning 25-12, 25-18 and its “B” team (7-2) winning 20-25, 25-16, 15-8.
Coal City def. Lisle,
Coal City (14-7, 7-0 Interstate Eight North) was led by Emily Halliday with 10 kills and nine digs, Britta Spelde with five kills and five aces, Claire Smith with five kills and Kassie Aldridge with eight digs and 18 assists.
“It took us a little while to find our rhythm, but we were able to sustain Lisle’s comeback attempts,” Coal City coach Michael Lanoue said.
Seneca def. Reed-Custer,
Neeka Garcia had four kills, Madison Wyss had three kills, 18 points, eight aces and three assists and Ana Munoz and Taylor Vandenberg had two kills apiece Tuesday for Seneca (19-5-1).
“We talked about pace in our pregame, and the team did an outstanding job producing a fast pace,” Seneca coach Karen Raney said.
The Seneca sophomores (18-5-2) won 25-20, 25-12 behind five kills from Sam Painter and 10 points, five aces and 12 assists from Karlie Cade.
Newark def. Paw Paw,
Kristina Nichols had six kills and Marissa Friestad had nine points, two aces and 14 assists Tuesday for Newark at Leland in the Little Ten Conference Tournament quarterfinals.
Grant Park def. GSW,
Gardner-South Wilmington (11-7, 4-4 River Valley Conference) received four kills each from Breann Fisher and Addison Wilson and three kills and three blocks from Bryanna DeMoraes Tuesday.
Plainfield East def. Minooka,
Ginger Perinar and Skyler Day had four kills and Natalie Yard eight digs Tuesday for Minooka (10-6, 6-3 Southwest Prairie Conference).
Plainfield East 0
Morris got singles wins Tuesday from Megan Davy, 6-0, 6-0 at No. 1, Emma Dingbaum, 6-0, 6-1 at No. 2, and via forfeit at No. 3. In doubles, Leah Lines and Monica Davy won 6-1, 6-1 at No. 1, Savannah Carter and Carly Williamson won 6-2, 6-0 at No. 2, Mary Bush and Alyssa Larsen won 6-1, 6-3 at No. 3, and Tess Hatteberg and Sara Roth won 7-5, 6-1 at No. 4.
GIRLS SWIMMING & DIVING
Alex Schahauer won diving (113.85) Tuesday for Morris.
Second-place finishers were Bree Bouchard, Kaela Kreis, Kelly Kolotka and Jennifer Ashley in the 200 free relay (2:08.00); Jadeah Spindler, Morgan Abraham, Brooke Avila and Reilly Chytracek in the 400 free relay (4:29.02); Ashley in the 100 fly (1:14.17); Chytracek in the 200 free (2:18.30); Makenzi Claassen in the 100 back (1:21.96); Molly Fruland in the 100 breast (1:29.87); Kelly Kolotka in the 50 free (29.37) and Kayla Lewis in diving (111.75).
Morris lost 83-82 in the junior varsity meet.
Winners from Morris were Andrea Wydeveld, Miranda Starks, Nadia Guzman and Angel Dinelli in the 200 free relay (2:19.54); Rylee Anderson in the 200 free (3:05.67),; Angel Dinelli in diving (110.65); Ashley Jezik in the 50 free (33.69); Jenna Limbach in the 100 fly (1:59.61); and Wydeveld in the 100 back (1:32.50).
JUNIOR HIGH BASKETBALL
Rachel Swetnam scored 12 points and Lyda Robinson added 10 for the Seneca eighth-grade girls (4-0) Tuesday.
Seneca got 12 points from Lexi Greve in a 26-20 seventh-grade win, which improved its record to 4-0.
Robinson led the eighth-grade Lady Raiders Monday with 14 points.
Abriana Jashari had 10 points for the seventh-graders from Seneca as they won 29-8.
Alyssa Hauch and Britney Helms scored 8 points Tuesday for the Mazon-Verona-Kinsman eighth-grade girls.
Rebekah Chapman’s winning backet and Alyssa Binion’s 9 points powered the MVK seventh-graders (6-0) to an 18-16 win.
Rori Griffin scored 4 points in the “A” game for Shabbona Tuesday.
Behind 8 points from Ashlyn Williams, Shabbona won the “B” game 12-0.