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Prep roundup: Sycamore tennis wraps up historic year

Sycamore girls tennis completed an historic regular season, defeating Dixon at home, 4-1.

Angelina Ye and Alexa Farris won at No. 1 and No. 2 singles, respectively while the No. 2 doubles team of Melanie Findlay and Alyssa Gregorec won in two sets. Lauren Lundbeck and Kathryn Sullivan earned the Spartans’ last point at No. 3 doubles.

The Spartans (16-1-1) didn’t lose a dual match all season, the first team in school history to achieve that mark.

“What a nice way to finish,” Sycamore coach Dave Hillmer said.

Their only defeat came in the Yorkville doubles tournament, according to Hillmer. Sycamore will compete in the Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference tournament Friday.

Knights win on senior night: Kaneland defeated Mendota, 6-1, at home on senior night.

Senior Sarah Grams won, 8-0, at No. 2 singles and the senior doubles team of Jenna Bicos and Jess Woodward also won at No. 2 doubles.


Royals cruise past Paw Paw: Hinckley-Big Rock opened up the Little Ten Conference tournament with a dominating 14-0 win over Paw Paw.

The Royals (16-3) were led by Billy Weissinger and Zach Michels, who each recorded hat tricks. Connor Nelson scored two goals while Jared Madden, Jacob Morsch and Andrew Klambauer also found the back of the net.

Senior Bernie Conley scored two goals and tied a school record with six assists.

Somonauk advances: Somonauk defeated Newark, 7-0, in the first round of the LTC tournament. Jacob Alstadt had two goals and Luke Enders had a hat trick for the Bobcats.

The Bobcats are 15-2-2 on the season.

Hawks advance: Hiawatha defeated Serena, 2-1, in overtime in the first round of the LTC tournament. The Hawks advance to play No. 1 seed Somonauk at Hinckley-Big Rock today.

T’wolves stumble: Indian Creek lost to Earlville-Leland, 5-0, in the first round of the LTC tournament. Indian Creek will host Paw Paw in the consolation finals today.


T’wolves defeat Plano: Senior Virginia Filicetti shot a career-best 40 on nine holes at Indian Oaks Country Club, leading Indian Creek to a 196-210 win over Plano.

“She did it on her last regular meet of the year, too,” Indian Creek coach Keith Haag said. “It’s looking good for regionals coming up.”

Delaney Bend (50), Lauren Frances (53) and Sammy Bergstrand (53) also counted scores for the Timberwolves (9-9).


T’wolves upset LaMoille: Sixth-seeded Indian Creek upset No. 3 seed LaMoille, 25-15, 25-18, in the first round of the Little Ten Conference tournament.

Dallas Boehne dished out 10 assists while Kate Thuestad had seven kills and Rebecca Goodrich contributed three kills. Alyssa Arends recorded six digs.

Indian Creek is 9-8 on the season.

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