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Area roundup: DeKalb boys soccer wins

Andrew Leon’s goal held up as the DeKalb boys soccer team won at Crystal Lake Central, 1-0, on Wednesday.

Leon was assisted by Jesus Becerra. Victor Guerrero got the shutout for the Barbs.

DeKalb improved to 3-0-1 on the season and will face Hononegah at 10 a.m. Saturday, followed by rival Sycamore at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Kaneland falls: West Aurora scored five goals in the first nine minutes to beat the Knights, 7-1.

Tucker Jahns scored in the 57th minute for the only goal for Kaneland (0-3), assisted by Nick Mitchinson.

Rockford Christian beats Genoa-Kingston: The Royal Lions rolled to a 6-0 win.

The game started Tuesday but was suspended after 18 minutes because of lightning. Rockford Christian scored two quick goals Wednesday.


Barbs score first win: The doubles teams swept as DeKalb beat Belvidere, 4-1.

Josie Hoppenworth and Izi Meyer Miller were 6-1, 6-4 winners at No. 1 doubles. Kayla Webb and Charlotte Medina were 6-3, 6-2 winners at No. 2 doubles, and Hannah Mooberry and Addie Lopez won a close match, 6-4, 4-6, 10-8 at No. 3 doubles.

KD Jasson was victorious at No. 2 singles, 6-1, 6-2.

The Barbs head to Rochelle at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.


NIU volleyball sweeps Milwaukee: The Huskies picked up their first win of the year, 25-15, 25-16, 25-16, at Victor E. Court.

“It was good for our group to establish themselves early and win the tough points late,” said coach Ray Gooden after Tuesday night’s win. “I thought we did some positive things again tonight. I thought the blocking was good, and we scored some big points in transition.”

Leading the way in the blocking department was DeKalb grad Jazmine Kemp, who had a career-high seven. Meg Wolowicz and Jori Radtke each had 12 kills, with Wolowicz adding 10 digs for her second career double-double.

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