The DeKalb girls volleyball team topped the defending Class 1A state champion Keith Country Day, 25-23, 25-20, on Thursday at home.
Courtney Bemis led the Barbs with seven kills, Madison Lord had 14 assists and Courtney Wagner added three blocks in the victory.
Nicole Schladt had 19 digs and four aces for the Barbs, who moved to 12-2.
IC falls to LaMoille: Indian Creek lost to LaMoille, 25-22, 25-23.
Emma Goodrich had four aces, Bailey Martenson recorded 15 digs, Rebecca Boehne dished out six assists and Josie Diehl had three kills for the Timberwolves (6-10, 4-2 Little Ten).
“We didn’t have as many kills as we’ve been having, mainly because they played tremendous defense,” Indian Creek coach Stephanie Crutcher said.
Hiawatha loses: Hiawatha lost to Paw Paw, 25-13, 27-25.
G-K 7th in BNC: Genoa-Kingston placed 7th with a team score of 340 at the Big Northern Conference meet.
Nick Adamczyk shot 80 to tie for 13th and Tommy Lucca carded an 81 to tie for 15th.
Trevor Carroll shot an 88 and Jake Langford came in with a 91 for the Cogs.
Indian Creek tops H-BR: Indian Creek defeated Hinckley-Big Rock, 173-195.
Peyton Gatz was the meet medalist with a 40 while Drew Headley (42), David Boehne (45) and Emerson Witte (46) also contributed for Indian Creek (12-6).
H-BR was led by Hunter Seierstad’s 43 and Tyler Runge’s 45.
Cogs shut out R-B: Genoa-Kingston shut out Richmond-Burton, 7-0, on the road.
The Cogs got two goals each from Juan DaSilva and William Crozier while Erik Tomlinson, Brett Devine and Tommy Hansen each scored one. Uriel Ortega had four assists while Crozier also had one. Andrew Caldwell posted a shutout in net for the Cogs.
“Once the guys put their mind to it everything started clicking,” G-K coach Randy Tate said. “The defense was solid only allowing one shot on goal all night.”
The Cogs improve to 10-5-1, including 6-2-1 in the BNC East.
Serena edges IC: Serena defeated Indian Creek, 2-1. Eric Sorbel scored Indian Creek’s only goal and was assisted by Tim Sommerfeld.
Jeremy Potter made 14 saves in goal for the Timberwolves (3-12-1, 2-5 Little Ten).
“We played one of our better games all season and I was really happy with how we played in the second half,” Indian Creek coach Eric Schrader said.
Sycamore edges Ottawa: Sycamore defeated Ottawa, 3-2.
Angelina Ye and Alexa Farris won easily in straight sets in their singles matches. Dani Johnson and Jackie Cole rallied for a 6-3, 4-6, (10-5) win for Sycamore at No. 2 doubles.
“Jackie Cole and Dani, they came back after losing that second set, but they played really well in the tiebreaker,” Sycamore coach Dave Hillmer said.
H-BR edges IC: Hinckley-Big Rock beat Indian Creek, 201-208, at Indian Oaks.
Indian Creek’s Lauren Francis and Delaney Bend and H-BR’s Kim Weissinger shared medalist honors with 48s.