Roundup: Seneca girls claim Black Diamond title
COAL CITY – Seneca’s girls track team ran away with the title at the Black Diamond Classic at Coal City on Monday. The Irish finished with 154 points, while Prairie Central (113) was second and Providence Catholic (65) third. Dwight finished fifth with 41 points, while Coal CIty was tied for sixth with 34.
Lexi Wilkinson won the triple jump for the Irish with a leap of 33-feet-9, while pole vaulter Morgan Armbrust cleared 9-6 to win the event. Caroline Collett won the 3,200-meter run with a time of 12:53.53, while Willow Stuedemann won the 400 in 1:01.46. Cora Wilkinson won the 300 hurdles in 50.25 and Seneca’s 4x200 relay team (1:54.03) also won.
Taking first place finishes for Dwight were the 4x800 relay team (10:19.46), Savannah Baldauf in the 800 (2:36.53) and Daly Galloway in the 1600 (5:35.80).
Dwight Tony Thorsen Invitational: Dwight finished fourth in the 10-team event with 66 points, while Coal CIty (57) was fifth and Morris (20) ninth. Dwight’s 4x800 relay team of John Cartr, Blaine Livingston, Michael Bennett and Nathan Ruffatti took first in 8:41.00. The 4x400 relay of Bennett, Mitch Fransen, Blaine Livingston and Conor Livingston took first in 3:39.03 for the Trojans as well. Other Dwight winners were Gus Rieke in the shot put (45) and Fransen in the 800 (2:05.27). Coal City’s lone winner was Clay Kauzlaric in the 1,600 (4:51.09).
Minooka 4, Romeoville 1: Minooka’s Mitch Vogrin threw a no-hitter Tuesday, striking out 11 against just one walk and allowing an unearned run. Neal Tyrell (double) and Joe Butler had two hits each for the Indians, while Vogrin helped himself with a two-run double.
Romeoville 2, Minooka 1: Neal Tyrell had two hits to lead the Indians (21-5, 15-2 Southwest Prairie), while Tyler Desmaris drove in the lone run. Losing pitcher Mitch Malone allowed just four hits and struck out four.
Peotone 4, Dwight 3: Chris Peck led Dwight (8-19, 1-14 Interstate Eight) with two hits, including a triple, and two RBIs. Jace Kennedy and Ryan Folkers each had a pair of hits for the Trojans. Losing pitcher Owen Pulver struck out 11 in 42⁄3 innings.
Gardner-South Wilmington 13, Donovan 0: Emily Foley fired a no-hitter with 11 strikeouts and one walk in five innings for the Panthers (17-5, 9-2) on Senior Night. Kylie King was 2 for 3 with a triple and four RBIs to help power the offense, while Maranda Residori was 2 for 2 with a triple and two RBIs. Foley was 2 for 3 with a triple and two RBIs, while Paige Lardi had two RBIs. Ally Matthews was 1 for 1 with an RBI as well.
Morris Area Tennis Association: Registration for the summer 2014 sessions will take place at the Morris Community High School tennis courts on Friday from 4-6 p.m., Sunday from 3-5 p.m. and Saturday, May 24 from 10 a.m.to noon. Interested parties can also call Sara Davy at 815-212-2965 or 815-585-6822 during the same times. Session 1 will be from June 16 through July 3 and players can choose between a Monday and Wednesday group or a Tuesday and Thursday group. Fridays will be used as make-up days in case of rain. Session 2 will take place from July 14 through July 31.
Each session costs $60. Players also pay a $15 registration fee, which covers a t-shirt, court supplies and insurance, individual and group photo and lunch and awards ceremony on Aug. 4 at Lions Park from 11:30 a.m-1 p.m.