The DeKalb girls basketball team suffered a 52-51 loss at East Moline United Saturday afternoon, with EMU hitting a three-pointer to beat the Barbs at the buzzer.
Brittney Patrick led DeKalb with 16 points and six assists. Madelyne Johnson had 10 points for the Barbs, while Ashlei Lopez had seven.
Cogs get win: Genoa-Kingston beat Harvard 62-43. Eli Thurlby led the Cogs with 16 points, while Colin Broderick and Griffin McNeal each had 10. G-K is now 6-1 overall and 1-0 in conference play.
"Definitely a positive win for us tonight, playing without Tommy Lucca and Sal Lopez," G-K coach Corey Jenkins said. "Thankfully we're deep enough his year where we've got enough guys to get in there and get the job done."
Spartans go 1-2: Sycamore earned a 39-28 win over Antioch on Saturday at the Antioch Quad. The Spartans lost to Cary-Grove (34-30) and St. Charles East (48-18).
G-K 17th in Plano: Genoa-Kingston finished 17th at the Reaper Classic. Christian Ordlock finished in fourth place at 120 pounds. Brian Dehmlow took fifth place at 113.
Co-op wins triangular: The DeKalb-Sycamore co-op swimming team won a triangular over Rock Island and Sterling. The co-op finished with 375 points, while Rock Island took second place with 308 and Sterling was third with 259.
Daniel Hein won both the 100 butterfly and 100 backstroke for DeKalb-Sycamore, and Ryan Schultz took first in the 200 IM and 100 breaststroke. Jacob Bjork won the 500 freestyle.
The co-op also won three relays – the 200 free (Austin Bockman, Bjork, Dylan Rasmussen, and Tyler Schultz), 400 medley (Michael Carlson, Ryan Schultz, Daniel Hein, and Holden Mackey) and 400 free (Bockman, Schultz, Rasmussen, and Mackey).
Barbs fifth at Steamwood: Maddy Jouris had 1,231 pins as DeKalb finished in fifth place at the Roy Maxwell Streamwood Varsity Invite. Abby Kuzmanich had 1,046 while Taylor Mershon finished with 1,027.
Johnson leads Sycamore at Strikefest: Sycamore's Kelsey Johnson led the Spartans with a 1,070 series at Strikefest in Joliet. Kelly Drake had an 828 while Alexis Kolberg finished with a 780.
Sycamore took 40th in the tournament, which featured 44 schools. The Spartans finished with a score of 4,562.