Prep roundup: Kaneland's Tori Guyton wins conference girls golf meet
Kaneland’s Tori Guyton won the Northern Illinois Big 12 Invitational with an 85 Tuesday at the par-66 Fairways Golf Course in Rochelle.
DeKalb sophomore Maggie Russell finished with an 88. The Barbs’ Maddie Hoth took 25th with a 116.
For Russell, a sophomore, it was her second consecutive time taking second at the meet.
“That’s pretty consistent. Last year she qualified from the regional to the sectionals, and this year, we’re hoping that she does that again,” DeKalb coach Chuck Schramm said. “... She’s already done well for us as a sophomore. We’re hoping that she can eventually continue and pass through the sectional.”
Indian Creek records seasonal best: Indian Creek shot its best team score of the season in a 199-218 win over Aurora Central Catholic at Phillips Park.
Sammy Bergstrand led the Timberwolves with a 46 while Delaney Bend shot 47 and Lauren Frances had a 49. Katherine Nolan shot a 57 to cap the scoring for Indian Creek (7-4).
“Sammy Bergstrand really found her swing and is striking the ball well,” Indian Creek coach Keith Haag said.
Sycamore tops Rochelle: Sycamore defeated Rochelle, 4-1, ending its Northern Illinois Big 12 East schedule with a win.
Angelina Ye and Alexa Farris won in straights sets in their singles matches. Jackie Cole and Kathryn Sullivan won, 6-2, 6-3, at No. 2 doubles and Kelly Johnson and Dani Johnson combined for a 6-1, 6-1 win at No. 3 doubles.
Sycamore (9-5) plays Ottawa at home Thursday in its last home match of the season.
Kaneland beats Yorkville: Kaneland defeated Yorkville, 4-1, on the road.
Sammie Schrepferman won a tough three-set match at No. 1 singles. Madi Jurcenko and Jelly Emmanouil won, 6-0, 6-0 at No. 1 doubles while Stephanie Karolewicz and Colleen Landers won in straight sets at No. 2 doubles. Mallory Dugan and Kaylee Shoaff won in three sets at No. 3 doubles.
Co-op tops Morris: The DeKalb-Sycamore co-op defeated Morris, 125-51, in a dual meet on the road.
The co-op went 11 for 11 on event wins and also swept five individual events and all three relays.
“It was a fun meet with some great races, especially because we were able to do so by completing switching up the lineup,” co-op coach Leah Eames said.
Sophomores Kylie Olson (200-yard freestyle, 100 free), Bailey Flemming (200 individual medley, 500 free), Alexa Miller (50 free, 100 breaststroke) and Jensen Keck (100 butterfly, 100 backstroke) each won two events for the co-op.
Olson, Keck, Miller and Flemming combined to win the 200 medley relay, while Olson, Emily Cook, Sam LeBlanc and Flemming were victorious in the 200 free relay. Kate Barresi, LeBlanc, Miller and Keck won the 400 free relay to close out the meet for Sycamore-DeKalb (7-0).
G-K beats Rockford Christian: Genoa-Kingston defeated Rockford Christian, 25-20, 25-14.
Bridget Halat finished with six kills. Olivia Cotton had 15 digs and Breea Rogalla had 14 assists.
The Cogs are 11-8, including 4-2 in the Big Northern Conference East.
DeKalb downs Morris: DeKalb defeated Morris, 25-9, 24-26, 25-20, to remain undefeated in the Northern Illinois Big 12 East.
T’wolves rally past H-BR: Indian Creek rallied for a 23-25, 25-20, 25-9 win over Hinckley-Big Rock.
Rebecca Boehne had 12 points and five aces to go along with 11 assists.
Emma Goodrich recorded five digs and six kills while Jackie Bouma had 12 digs. Sam Schultz also chipped in with five kills.
“We didn’t come out ready to play the first game. They had four aces the first game. That’s an eight-point swing,” Indian Creek coach Stephanie Crutcher said. “The second and third gamed, we only missed one serve. That’s what got us going.”
Jacqueline Madden had three aces, six kills and 15 digs while Lauren Paver hit six kills. Karigan Cowan had four blocks for the Royals.
Indian Creek (6-8, 4-1 Little Ten) hosts Westminster Christian today.
Yorkville tops Kaneland: Kaneland fell to Yorkville, 25-23, 17-25, 15-25, in a Northern Illinois Big 12 East match.
Ellie Dunn led the Knights with 10 kills while Jenny Lubic had nine assists and an ace. Kathy Nguyen had 12 digs.
DeKalb shuts out Morris: DeKalb defeated Morris, 4-0, at home.
Sandwich edges Indian Creek: Indian Creek came up just short in a 4-3 loss to Sandwich.
Sandwich got out to a 4-1 lead at halftime, but Tim Sommerfeld and Trevor Guerra each scored in the second half for the Timberwolves. Gavin Eberly scored in the first half for Indian Creek (3-11-1). Guerra and Sommerfeld also had assists.
Kaneland downs Sycamore: Kaneland defeated Sycamore, 2-0, on the road. The Knights got two goals from Arsim Azemi with assists from Anthony Parillo and Drew Franklin.
The Knights are 5-4-3, including 2-1-2 in the Northern Illinois Big 12 East.
H-BR falls: Hinckley-Big Rock lost, 4-1, to Princeton. Jack Bullard scored the only goal for the Royals, who were tied, 0-0, at halftime.
The Royals (12-4-1, 5-2 Little Ten) play against Stillman Valley on Saturday.