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Baseball

Prep roundup: DeKalb’s Draper qualifies for state badminton meet

DeKalb junior badminton player Tristan Draper qualified for the IHSA State Tournament after taking fourth place at Thursday’s Naperville North Sectional. Draper went 4-2, losing the third-place match to Lincoln-Way West’s Elizabeth Heise, 16-21, 11-21.

The Barbs took fourth out of five teams with five points.

The state meet will take place May 10 and 11 at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston.

BASEBALL

Knights top Spartans: Kaneland beat Sycamore, 4-2. Josh Cohrs and Tyler Carlson each had two hits for the Knights. The Spartans are now 18-6 and 9-3 in conference play.

Indian Creek edges Newark: The Timberwolves defeated Newark, 7-4, on the road.

Dillon Martenson threw a complete game, giving up three earned runs for the Timberwolves (8-10-1).

SOFTBALL

Foulk one-hits Morris: Sycamore pitcher Abby Foulk gave up just one hit, an infield single, in the Spartans’ 10-0 win over Morris. Foulk struck out three and didn’t walk a batter.

Foulk was also 2 for 4 at the plate with a double and an RBI. Jordyn Shultz was 3 for 5 with two RBIs, while Jasmyne Taylor went 2 for 4 with an RBI. Brit Huber finished 1 for 4 with a double and an RBI.

The Spartans are 9-12 and 3-5 in the Northern Illinois Big 12 East.

GIRLS SOCCER

Barbs roll: DeKalb remained undefeated in the Northern Illinois Big 12 East with a 6-0 win over Rochelle.

Kayla Perkins had two goals while both Morgan Beaty and Kiley McKee had a goal and an assist. Angelica Garcia and Kelli Cardine each had two assists in the win.

The Barbs (10-1-2, 6-0-1) play Morris on the road Saturday.

WEDNESDAY’S LATE RESULTS

SOFTBALL

Clark throws one-hitter: Dani Clark threw a one-hitter and struck out 11 batters over five innings as Hiawatha defeated Hinckley-Big Rock, 15-0.

Ashley Tamraz went 2 for 4 with three RBIs and Haley Zuberbeir was 3 for 3 with two RBIs for Hiawatha, which is on a six-game winning streak.

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