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BV golf storms to record

Sterling girls golf wins quad; Gallardo scores hat trick

Spencer Marquez, Colton Novotny, Corbin Walsh and Ian Carl combined to make Bureau Valley boys golf history Wednesday afternoon at Hidden Lake in Sheffield.

The four Storm golfers combined to shoot 138, breaking the school record by 10 strokes in a Three Rivers triangular win over Rockridge (155) and Orion (174).

Marquez fired a 3-under-par 32 to claim medalist honors, edging Novotny by a stroke. Walsh carded a 1-over-par 36, just a stroke ahead of Carl.

Garrett Pistole gave BV its fifth golfer to break 40 by shooting a 39. Trent DeVenney was steady with a 43.

Fulton 159, St. Bede 176, Morrison 190: The Steamers used solid scores up and down their lineup to beat the Bruins and Mustangs at Fulton Country Club.

Jason Sikkema carded an even-par 36 for medalist honors. Andrew Schrader shot a 39, Patrick Wiebenga carded a 40, and Brad Schaver recorded a 44.

Adam Wenstrom led the
Mustangs with a 40.

Riverdale 140, Erie 198: Caden Swift had a 45 for the Cardinals in a loss to the Rams at Byron Hills.

The medalist was Riverdale’s Tyler Bussert with a 3-under-par 32.

Polo 181, West Carroll 201: Mack Llanas was the only person to break 40 with a 2-over-par 38 at Sandburr Run in Thomson, leading the Marcos past the Thunder in an NUIC battle.

Lane Hopkins shot a 43, and Trevin Woodin carded a 45 for Polo. Ethan Reiland was the low score for West Carroll with a 45.

Winnebago 166, Lena-Winslow/Pearl City 170, Eastland 187: Brady Balk had a 42 for the Cougars, while Kaden Henze and Riley Stover added 48s in a triangular match at Wolf Hollow in Lena.

The medalist was Winnebago’s Marcus Smith with an even-par 36.

Girls golf

Sterling 211, Princeton 214, Prophetstown 238, Indian Creek 250: The Golden Warriors’ Emma Boze shared medalist honors with Princeton’s Kelly Vanderbussche with 49s in a match played at Deer Valley.

Abigail Sheets finished with 50, and Julia Hoffman added 51 for Sterling.

Hannah Kolling was low for the Prophets with 54, and Laura
Gibson had 57.

Erie 186, Monmouth United 226, Riverdale 239: The Cardinals scored a nonconference victory over the Red Storm and Rams at Lake Erie.

Madison Newton was the medalist with a 43. Riley Redell shot a 45, Lexus Georgean carded a 46, and Calisa Steel capped the Cardinals’ counting scores with a 52.

Winnebago 204, Eastland 211: Emma Norton earned medalist honors with an 8-over-par 44 for the Cougars in a loss to the Indians at Wolf Hollow in Lena.

Jenna French added a 46 for Eastland.

Galena 238, West Carroll 279: The Pirates bested the Thunder in a conference dual at Galena Golf Course.

Corey Johnston shot her lowest round of the season to lead West Carroll with a 67. Galena’s Abby Moyer was the medalist with a 56.

Volleyball

Sterling def. Geneseo 25-23, 25-18: Josi and Brooklyn Borum had 11 kills each as the Warriors won their conference opener on the road.

Josi Borum also had a team-high 13 assists, while Breelyn Borum had 10 assists, two aces and two blocks. Lexi Rodriguez finished with a team-high 25 digs, and Cara Alexander had nine.

Macie Good had six kills and a block.

Girls tennis

LaSalle-Peru 3, Dixon 2: The Duchesses swept the two singles matches, but couldn’t pick up a win in doubles play on the road against the Cavaliers in LaSalle.

Alane Bratt won 6-2, 6-2 in No. 1 singles, and Riley Bally earned a 6-4, 6-0 victory in No. 2 singles.

Newman 3, Boylan 2: The Comets earned a big nonconference win over the Titans at Sauk Valley Community College.

No. 2 singles player Sydney Schott and the No. 1 doubles team of Erin Vits and Maddy Jacobs didn’t drop a game in their respective matches.

Audrey Melton and Chloe Klein clinched the win with a 6-2, 6-4 victory in No. 2 doubles.

Boys soccer

Sterling 4, Geneseo 2: Miguel Gallardo recorded a hat trick for the Golden Warriors in a road win against the Maple Leafs.

Adrian Herrera also scored for Sterling (6-3-1, 3-0 NIB-12).

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