The DeKalb girls soccer team earned a 1-0 victory over Sycamore on Thursday.
Morgan Beaty had the lone goal of the match for the Barbs, with Alexis Hammond getting the assist.
DeKalb improved to 13-1-2 and 9-0-1 in Northern Illinois Big 12 East play with the victory. It was goalkeeper Maddie Frye’s 12th shutout of the season.
“Just a tremendous defensive effort,” Barbs coach Phil Rouse said. “Our defense kept a clean sheet all night. ... Our defense stayed stout and gave us another shutout.”
Treadwell earns CG win for G-K: Genoa-Kingston pitcher Bobby Treadwell struck out nine in a 10-2 complete-game victory over North Boone.
At the plate, Tommy Hansen went 2 for 4 with a double and triple for the Cogs, Mike Kuhn went 3 for 3, and Ben Rabe was 2 for 3 with a double. Ben Graff finished 1 for 3 with a double and three RBIs.
G-K is 5-16 and 3-5 in the Big Northern East.
“We played a very good game defensively on a day where the weather wasn’t very good, and our offense was aggressive from the first inning on,” Cogs coach Anson Ellis said.
Knights fall: Morris beat Kaneland, 12-4. Dan Miller went 2 for 4 with a run and an RBI for the Knights, who are 10-14 and 7-8 in the NI Big 12 East.
Schroeder hits two out in loss: Sycamore’s Becca Schroeder was 4 for 4 with two home runs in the Spartans’ 6-4 loss to Kaneland (16-3, 8-1 NI Big 12 East). Lyndsey Coddington went 2 for 3 with a homer, while Jasmyne Taylor was 2 for 4.
Abby Foulk took the loss for Sycamore (9-14, 3-7), giving up two earned runs while striking out four.
Cogs top North Boone: Genoa-Kingston pitcher Danielle Engel had eight strikeouts in a complete-game, 12-0 win over North Boone. Amy Clark was 2 for 3 with a triple for the Cogs (15-5, 6-4 BNC East), while Tori Hensley also went 2 for 3.
“It was senior night. Always nice to win on senior night for the seniors,” G-K coach Mike Lauer said. “They’ve been a real good group. There’s seven of them, it’s tremendous to have that many kids in the program stay with it.”