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Hinckley-Big Rock

Prep roundup: Hinckley-Big Rock rally falls short

Hinckley-Big Rock girls soccer couldn’t rally back from an early three-goal deficit in a 3-2 loss to Timothy Christian.

Lauren Paver had a goal and an assist while Jacqueline Madden added a goal for H-BR (6-5-2).

The Royals play at home against Princeton at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.


Tuesday’s rain postponed a number of high school sports events. Here are some events that have been rescheduled.

DeKalb and Kaneland baseball will play a double-header on Saturday at Kaneland starting at 11 a.m. DeKalb tennis will play Yorkville on May 7.

Kaneland varsity baseball will play Yorkville on Friday.

Kaneland and Hinckley-Big Rock boys track and field will travel to Marmion today.

Genoa-Kingston softball vs. Rockford Christian was postponed until May 6 while G-K baseball vs. Rockford Christian has been rescheduled for May 8 at Rockford Christian.



Cogs edge Byron: Paige Keegan went 3 for 4 with two doubles and three RBIs as Genoa-Kingston defeated Byron, 4-2. Baylie Ullmark got the win, pitching the last three innings and allowing only one run. Danielle Engel started the game and allowed one run in four innings.

The Cogs are 7-2 on the season.


IMSA downs DeKalb: IMSA defeated DeKalb, 5-2, in a dual match. Matt Kulma won, 6-0, 6-0, at No. 1 singles and Phil Henrickson won, 7-5, 6-0, at No. 2 singles for the Barbs’ two points.



H-BR sweeps Paw Paw: Dutch Schneeman threw a complete game shutout in the first game and a balanced scoring attack buoyed Hinckley-Big Rock to a two-game sweep of Paw Paw on Saturday.

Schneeman allowed only two hits in six innings and struck out nine batters in the first game. Senior Mitch Ruh went 4 for 4 with three doubles and four RBIs while Astin Scott had a double and three RBIs.

Jake Ryan scattered six hits over six innings and struck out 10 on the mound in the second game. Junior Adam Joyner was 2 for 3 with three RBIs as H-BR improved to 10-3, including 9-1 in Little Ten Conference play.

H-BR plays at Earlville-Leland today at 4:30 p.m.

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