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G-K sweeps Mendota

Genoa-Kingston softball swept at doubleheader Saturday at Mendota. The Cogs won the first game, 7-4. Danielle Engel got the win while Baylie Ullmark got the save, striking out five over the last two innings.

Engel was 4 for 5 with a home run and three runs scored. Paige Keegan and Tori Hensley both had doubles.

G-K (6-2) won the second game, 9-0. Ullmark pitched a complete game, striking out six and allowing only two hits. Engel had four hits while Keegan had three. Kate Thurlby was 2 for 2 with a triple.

Barbs split vs. Hononegah: DeKalb defeated Hononegah, 6-4, in the first game, but lost, 9-8, in the second game of a doubleheader.

Sycamore swept: Sycamore was swept in a doubleheader by Prairie Ridge. The Spartans lost, 10-0, in the first game and fell, 9-8, in the second game.

Jasmyne Taylor was 5 for 6 on the day, with a double and three RBIs. Abby Foulk went 4 for 5 at the plate with a double and an RBI. Taylor Jones was 2 for 4 in the second game while Claire Koertner was 1 for 2 in the second game as well for Sycamore (4-11).


Kaneland 8, IMSA 1: At Aurora, Brittany Olson scored three goals and had an assist and Emily Chapman added a pair of goals for Kaneland (5-4-1).


Peterson Prep Invitational: At Maple Park, host Kaneland won the meet behind three victorious relays, easily outpacing the competition.

DeKalb took second in the meet. Marc Dubrick won the 3,200-meters and DeKalb won the 800 relay.

Dion Hooker’s win in the 100 pushed Sycamore to a seventh-place finish. David Emmert (800) had Sycamore’s other first-place finish.

Weissinger wins high jump: Billy Weissinger won the high jump (6-0) for Hinckley-Big Rock at the Rockford Christian Invitational, helping the Royals place fifth.

Christian Johnsen won the long jump (19-3), while Michael Bayler tied for second in the triple jump (39-91/2). Mack Carls was third in the discus (135-0) and the Royals’ 4x400 relay team of Connor Nelson, Jared Madden, Bayler and Weissinger was third.


Sycamore finishes third: Lilia Edwards’ three runner-up finishes helped Sycamore take third-place at the District 117 Invite at Lakes. Edwards finished second in the 100 high hurdles, 300 intermediate hurdles and in the long jump. Maddie Weckerly was second in the discus, and Sarah Grant was second in the shot put.

DeKalb fourth at Harlem Invite: DeKalb’s Jasmine Brown won the long jump by more than two feet with a leap of 18-9. Brown’s win pushed the Barbs to fourth place at the Harlem Invitational. Brown also won the triple jump, and DeKalb’s Kelsey Schrader won the 1,600 and 3,200.

Clark breaks school records: Hinckley-Big Rock’s Kristen Clark broke school records in the 800 and 1,600 at the Rockford Christian Invitational. Clark finished second in the 800 (2:33.20) and fifth in the 1,600 (6:04.16).

The 4x800 relay team of Emily Clark, Katie Hoffman, Lexy Seierstad and Kristen Clark and the 4x400 relay team of Beth Klein, Madison Davies, Courtney Carls and Sophia Peters both finished second.

Russell wins triple jump: Indian Creek’s Ariel Russell won the triple jump with a mark of 33-08 at the Oregon Invite.

Chantel Kyler took second in the high jump at 5-02 and also finished third in the long jump (15-021/2) while Kate Thuestad also finished second in the discus and shot put.

Kramer gets two thirds for G-K: Brianna Kramer ran a personal-best time of 17.33 seconds in the 100 hurdles to take third place at the Oregon Invitational. Kramer also took third place in the 300 hurdles with a time of 50.98 seconds.

Carly Fischer threw a personal best of 31-10 to take third place in the shot put.


DeKalb places third: DeKalb took third at the Ottawa Invitational. The Barbs defeated Rock Island Alleman, 3-2, but fell to Metamora and Rockford Boylan.

Matt Kulma won at No. 1 singles against Alleman and Boylan in straight sets.


DeKalb takes sixth: DeKalb badminton took sixth at its own invite.

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