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Prep roundup: Eggleson's pitching lifts Sycamore baseball over Morris

Colin Eggleson threw a complete game for the Sycamore baseball team in a 6-1 win over Morris. Eggleson allowed a run on three hits in the first, but didn’t give up another hit until the seventh. He retired 17 hitters in a row at one point, and didn’t walk a batter.

Alec Kozak had two hits, including a two-run double, for the Spartans.

“Another well-pitched game by us where we only give up one run,” Sycamore coach Jason Cavanaugh said. “Played great defense. You always have a chance when you pitch and play great defense and we did that today.”

Sycamore is now 18-5 and 9-2 in the Northern Illinois Big 12 East.


Cogs get close victory: Genoa-Kingston pitcher Danielle Engel gave up just three hits, earning the win in the Cogs’ 2-1 victory at Hampshire.

“She had one of her best outings as a Cog,” G-K coach Mike Lauer said.

G-K’s Paige Keegan hit a home run in the sixth to tie the game, while Kailyn Cygan scored the winning run on a wild pitch in the top of the seventh. Cygan finished with two hits.

G-K is now 12-4 and 3-3 in conference play.


Cogs can’t stop Rockford Christian: Viviana Beltran scored the lone goal for Genoa-Kingston in a 4-1 loss at Rockford Christian. Nicole Hebel had the assist for the Cogs, who are 7-11 and 5-6 in conference.

“Got off to a bad start and never recovered,” G-K coach Randy Tate aid. “I’m proud of the way the girls never quit despite a lot of tired and injured players. After eight games in 10 days, we need a few days to recover.”

Knights shut out Royals: Kaneland beat Hinckley-Big Rock, 7-0.



Cogs fall: Marengo beat Genoa-Kingston, 11-1. Ben Rabe had a solo home run for the Cogs. Bobby Treadwell threw a complete game, giving up just four earned runs.

G-K is now 4-14 and 2-4 in conference play.


Hawks top LaMoille: Madison Marshall earned the win in the circle for Hiawatha in a 11-1 victory over LaMoille. Ashley Tamraz went 2 for 3 with a double and three RBIs while Kim Flores had two RBIs.


G-K dominates North Boone: Genoa-Kingston scored four goals in the first half on its way to a 9-0 win over North Boone on the road.

Shannon Schumacher scored G-K’s first three goals while Viviana Beltran also had a hat trick. Nicole Hebel scored two goals and had two assists while Katie Gahlbeck scored on a penalty kick in the second half.


Madden wins hurdles: Hinckley-Big Rock’s Jared Madden won the 300 hurdles at Plano on Tuesday.

Christian Johnsen was first in the long jump (21-2) and second in high jump (5-6) while Mack Carls took second in discus at 149-2.

Thorsen leads Cogs: Genoa-Kingston’s Danny Thorsen won both the shot put (46-6) and discus (129-9) as the Cogs won a a six-team meet. G-K finished with 100 points.

Gabe Williams won the 200-meter dash for the Cogs, finishing with a mark of 23.83. G-K also got wins in the 400 and 800-meter relays, while Tim Benvenuti won the long jump (19-2 1/4).


Clark second in 800: H-BR’s Kristen Clark was second in the 800 with a time of 2:37.9 while Madison Davies finished third in the 400. Beth Klein took third in the high jump.

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