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Roundup: St. Bede’s Jake Delaney ties for 51st at state golf

St. Bede junior Jake Delaney shot an 84 on Saturday in the final round of the IHSA Class 1A State Golf Tournament at Prairie Vista Golf Course in Bloomington.

Combined with his 79 from Friday, Delaney finished with a two-round score of 163 to tie for 51st place.


At Rochelle

La Salle-Peru placed third in the Interstate Eight Conference Tournament on Saturday.

Carlie Miller placed third at No. 1 singles for the Cavaliers, while Catherine Engels took third at No. 2 singles.

Jenisis Greening and Izzy Pohar placed third at No. 2 doubles, while Ava Lannen and Emmie Hachenberger at No. 1 doubles and Avery Brovelli and Angela Smudzinski at No. 3 doubles each finished fourth.

At Mendota

Mendota tallied 25 points to win its own Tom Corrigan Invitational by one point over Newman on Saturday.

Princeton (15) placed fifth, while St. Bede (12) finished seventh in the eight-team event.

Alex Stremlau won the No. 1 singles bracket for the Trojans, beating Newman’s Sarah Tunink 6-0, 6-1 in the championship.

Mendota’s Zoe Finley and Lizzie Bresley beat Rockford Lutheran’s Melanie Horn and Jaida Cunningham 6-3, 6-3 to win the No. 2 doubles bracket, while Mendota’s Alexis Finley and Kaylee Barkman placed second at No. 1 doubles.

Olivia Alter and Maggie Davis led Princeton as the pair placed third at No. 1 doubles, while Abby Michels and Krista De La Torre led St. Bede by finishing fourth at No. 2 doubles.


At Princeton

Princeton went 4-0 on Saturday to win its own Princeton Tigresses Invite.

The Tigresses defeated Sherrard (25-23, 25-15), Mendota (25-17, 25-19), Byron (25-17, 25-21) and Reed-Custer (25-19, 25-7).

Katie Bates led Princeton (26-5-2) with 100 assists, 25 points and 18 assists, Mckenzie Hecht put down 36 kills and Madison Richards added 24 kills, 21 points, eight digs and five blocks.

Bates, Hecht and Richards were named to the all-tournament team.

At Streator

No. 6-seeded Putnam County split a pair of matches Saturday at the Tri-County Conference Tournament at Woodland.

The Panthers lost 25-18, 25-19 to No. 3 Marquette but bounced back to beat No. 7 Dwight 25-17, 25-19 in the consolation semifinals.

Against Marquette, Tori Balma had 12 assists, three kills, three digs and three points, while Zofie Uzella contributed six points, five digs, four kills and three assists.

Against Dwight, Balma had 16 assists, five kills, six points, one ace and a block for PC (13-12-1), while Ava Hatton added eight digs, six kills and four points.

No. 5 Henry-Senachwine lost 25-20, 15-25, 25-22 to No. 4 Woodland in the quarterfinals. The Mallards will play in a consolation semifinal Tuesday.

At East Moline

La Salle-Peru went 1-3-1 at the United Township tournament on Saturday.

Avery Urbanski had 44 assists, 37 points, 23 digs and five blocks for L-P, while Taylor Martyn added 47 digs, 33 points and seven aces.


At Sterling

Lexi Bohms ran a 20:58 on Saturday to place 42nd at the Sterling Invitational.

She helped Princeton to a 13th-place finish as a team with 342 points.

In the boys race, the Tigers finished 15th with 432 points behind a 76th-place finish from Christian Yepsen in 18:26.

At Heyworth

Fieldcrest’s Caleb Krischel ran a 17:45 to place seventh at the Heyworth Invitational on Saturday, while teammate Michael Scott was 16th in 18:25.

The Knights did not have enough runners for a team score.

In the girls race, Fieldcrest placed fifth among the five teams with 80 points. Claire Phillips led the Knights as she finished 14th in 22:55.


At Oglesby

IVCC split a pair of matches Saturday, beating St. Ambrose JV (25-22, 25-18, 25-17) and losing to Harper (25-16, 25-21, 24-26, 25-22).

Against St. Ambrose, Emma Thomas had 12 assists, 10 digs, six kills and six aces, while Sophie Harris put down 12 kills.

Against Harper, Paige Champlin had 34 assists and seven kills for the Eagles (3-16), while Alyx Carls added 12 digs and nine kills.

Source: The Daily Chronicle

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