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PREP ROUNDUP: DeKalb girls volleyball defeats Rochelle

The DeKalb girls volleyball team remained unbeaten in Northern Illinois Big 12 East play with a 25-10, 25-14 win over Rochelle.

Josie Carpenter and Courtney Wagner each finished with five kills as the Barbs improved to 9-2 and 3-0 in conference play. Madison Lord had 18 assists and two blocks for DeKalb, while Nicole Schladt finished with 14 digs and four aces.

Timberwolves top Hiawatha: Indian Creek defeated Hiawatha, 25-11, 25-21, to improve to 3-7 and 2-1 in Little Ten play. Hannah Mathews had seven digs and nine aces for Indian Creek, while Kayla Kauffman had four aces and three digs. Rebekah Goodrich finished with three kills and three aces, while Josie Diehl had six kills and a block. Emma Goodrich finished with two kills and two blocks.

“I was proud of the way they came out the first game. We served well in the first game,” Indian Creek coach Stephanie Crutcher said. “Game 2 was kind of the exact opposite for us so we need to play with consistency.


Co-op remains unbeaten: The DeKalb-Sycamore co-op beat Woodstock, 104-52. Alexa Miller won both the 200- and 500-yard freestyle races for DeKalb-Sycamore, while Kylie Olson got victories in both the 200 IM and 100 butterfly. Bailey Flemming won the 100 backstroke while Jensen Keck took first in the 100 breaststroke.

Olson, Emily Cook, Kayleigh Kozlowski and Alexa Miller won the 400 freestyle.

“Overall, we showed our depth today,” DeKalb-Sycamore coach Leah Eames said. “In the 200 free, which was the first individual event, we took 1,2,3 in that.”


Knights get win: Kaneland beat Rochelle, 3-1, behind two goals from Arsim Azemi and another from Anthony Parillo. Kaneland is now 4-4-2 and 1-1-1 in conference play.

Cogs fall: Burlington Central beat Genoa-Kingston, 3-0.


Spartans lose conference match: Yorkville defeated Sycamore, 3-2. Angelina Ye and Alexa Farris each had singles wins for Sycamore. Ye won, 6-2, 6-0, and Farris got a 6-1, 6-0 victory.

“Very close [match], we played very well,” Spartans coach Dave Hillmer said. “It could have gone either way, we just missed out.”

Sycamore is now 7-4.

Barbs fall: Rochelle defeated DeKalb, 3-2.

Knights get NI Big 12 win: Sammie Schrepferman got a 6-1, 6-0 win at No. 1 singles for Kaneland in a 4-1 win over Morris. Madi Jurcenko and Jelly Emmanouil earned a 6-1, 6-3 victory at No. 1 doubles, while Colleen Landers and Stephanie Karolewicz won, 6-4, 6-2, at No. 2 doubles and Mallory Dugan and Kaylee Sheaff got a 6-2, 6-1 victory at No. 3 doubles.

The Knights are now 7-2.


Kuhar medals in Knights win: Kaneland’s Brody Kuhar shot a 37, good for medalist honors, as Kaneland beat Morris 155-164. Matt Yonkovich had a 38 while Jesse Denton finished with a 39.


Cogs top Lutheran: Genoa-Kingston beat Rockford Lutheran, 227-234, behind a 46 from Andrea Strohmaier. Katie Thurlby added a 52 for G-K, who is now 5-11.

Timberwolves 2nd in triangular: Lauren Frances shot a 46 to lead Indian Creek as the Timberwolves took second in a triangular with Sandwich and Aurora Central Catholic. The Indians finished with 190 points to win the meet, while Indian Creek had 203 and Aurora Central Catholic shot a 217.

Delany Bend had a 47 for the T’wolves, while Kate Drendel shot a 54 and Ellie Gatz and Katherine Nolan each finished with a 56.

Sandwich’s Anna Gripe was the meet medalist, shooting a 42.

“Our girls played good but Sandwich had a really good team score,” Indian Creek coach Keith Haag said. “They played really well as a team.”



Indians 9th at Minooka: The Sandwich golf team took ninth at the Minooka Invitational, finishing with a score of 355. Wilson Wright shot an 86 for Sandwich, while Blake Andrew finished with an 89.

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