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PREP ROUNDUP: Suraji leads DeKalb past Moline

Akim Suraji had two goals and an assist for the DeKalb boys soccer team in a 3-0 win over Moline.

Sean Woodford added the other goal for the Barbs. Woodford and Dylan Hottsmith each had an assist.


Barbs 3rd at Riverton: DeKalb went 4-1 at the Riverton Tournament, taking third place.

Courtney Bemis had 38 kills for the Barbs while Alexis Hammond added 20. Courtney Wagner finished with 22 kills and eight blocks. Madison Lord had 72 assists and eight aces, while Nicole Schladt added 43 digs and nine aces.

DeKalb is now 16-3.

Amboy tops H-BR: Hinckley-Big Rock's Lauren Paver had eight kills and six aces in the Royals' 25-20, 24-26, 27-29 loss to Amboy. Jacqueline Madden had nine kills and 11 digs for H-BR, while Karrigan Cowan had eight blocks and two kills. Hannah Weirich finished with 12 digs, while Rose Clancy finished with seven blocks and two kills and Krystal Swanson had eight blocks and a kill.


Cogs shut out by BC: Burlington Central beat Genoa-Kingston, 5-0, dropping the Cogs to 10-6-1 and 6-3-1 in conference play.

"They jumped on us right in the beginning of the first half and we couldn’t recover," G-K coach Randy Tate said. "They are a strong team with a lot of speed and we just couldn’t hang with them today."


Barbs 6th at L-P: DeKalb shot a 309 at the LaSalle-Peru Invite at Senica's Oak Ridge, taking sixth place. The Barbs' Austin Freeman was second with a 3-under par 66, and had seven birdies in a row at one point and eight overall. Jacob Cook shot a 76 for DeKalb, while Connor Hoyle finished with a 78. Ben Melms had an 86.


Knights 2nd at Freeport: Kaneland took second place at the Freeport Invite with 78 points. Winnebago won the meet with 45. Kaneland's Kyle Carter took 11th at 16:02. The Knights' Luis Acosta was 11th (16:07), while Andrew Lesak was 15th (16:12).

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