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Prep Sports

AREA ROUNDUP: Lady Knights edge Flanagan-Cornell; Lady Cru topped at home

MINONK — The Fieldcrest Lady Knights edged the Flanagan-Cornell Lady Falcons 33-30 in a Heart of Illinois Conference contest Thursday night.

Addie Goodrich made a shot with 29 seconds left to give Fieldcrest a 31-30 advantage, and Madi Hock later knocked down a pair of free throws with three ticks to go to extend the lead.

Hock scored a dozen points to pace the Lady Knights (7-2 overall, 3-1 HOIC). Samantha Vazquez contributed seven points.

Heather Beltese had four 3-pointers for Flanagan-Cornell. Jadyn Mitchell was held to four points.

Midland 43, Marquette 37

At Bader Gym, the Lady Crusaders were defeated by the Timberwolves in a Tri-County Conference game.

Josie Eager had nine points for Marquette, while Mallory Martini and Maggie Hettel had eight apiece.

Seneca 55, DePue 4

At DePue, the Lady Irish (7-2, 3-0) were up 29-0 after one quarter, 41-0 at the half and 52-3 through three periods of play during their beating of the Lady Giants in a TCC game.

Abriana Jashari scored 16 points to lead Seneca.

Sandwich 50, Coal City 41

At Coal City, the Lady Indians trailed by 13 points (32-19) at the intermission before embarking on a 24-0 run — including 18-0 during the third period — to rally to defeat the Lady Coalers in an Interstate Eight Conference battle.

Jaylynn Vana scored 20 points to lead Sandwich (9-0, 4-0).

Newark 54, LaMoille-Ohio 24

At LaMoille, the Lady Norsemen (7-3, 2-0) beat the Lady Lions in a Little Ten Conference game.

Meggie Scott scored 23 points, dished out seven assists, swiped seven steals and had six rebounds to lead Newark. Alyssa Gittins posted a double-double, scoring 11 points and grabbing 10 rebounds.

Boys bowling

Geneseo 3,128, Ottawa 3,124

At Dettore's Town Lanes, the Pirates were edged by the Maple Leads in a Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference meet.

Vinnie Parise (225 high game) and Zander Parise (251) rolled 612 and 609 series, respectively, for Ottawa.


Seneca 51, Herscher 29

Seneca 54, Manteno 24

At Manteno, the Fighting Irish won a pair of Interstate Eight Conference duals.

Seneca defeated Herscher 51-29. Posting wins for the Fighting Irish were Luke Sangston at 106 pounds, Ben Virgo at 126, Brett Yegge at 132, Owen Feiner at 138, Joey Hatz at 160, Jackson Beene at 170, Gavin Robertson at 182, Nathan Elliott at 195 and Ricky Milliman at 285.

Seneca beat Manteno 54-24. Posting wins for the Fighting Irish were Jaden Casey at 106 pounds, Virgo at 126, Cole Biffany at 132, Kyle Hamby at 152, Hatz at 160, Beene at 170 — the 100th of his varsity career — Robertson at 182, Edgar Reyes at 195, Elliott at 220 and Milliman at 285.

JV girls basketball

Kaneland 36, Ottawa 25

At Kingman Gym in Ottawa, Zoe Harris popped in 11 points, six of them in the fourth quarter when Ottawa rallied but fell short. Kaneland, which was led by Olivia Sheehan's 12 points, outscored the hosts 16-4 in the third period to take control, up 33-14 heading to the fourth.

JV boys bowling

Ottawa 2,186, Geneseo 2,050

At Dettore's Town Lanes, Jordan Goff had a 454 series, which included a 171 game, to lead the Corsairs to the NIB 12 win over Geneseo.

JV wrestling

Miles, Salaman get Bullpup wins

At Pops Dale Gymnasium, Streator's Seth Miles scored a pair of JV victories during an I-8 quadrangular, while the Bullpups' Jonathan Salaman also notched a victory.

JUCO women's basketball

Kankakee 57, IVCC 43

At Oglesby, the Lady Eagles were defeated by Kankakee Community College in a nonconference matchup.

Lexi Marx had 14 points for IVCC. Marquette Academy graduate Maddie Dougherty had 11 points, including a trio of 3-pointers. Earlville High School alumna Emily Cook tallied two points. Seneca High School product Paige Hacker scored six points for Kankakee.

JUCO men's basketball

Illinois Central 99, IVCC 75

At Oglesby, the Eagles were beaten by Illinois Central College in a nonconference game.

Colby Robbins had 21 points for IVCC. RJ Thaxton had 14 points. Streator High School graduate Mitch Vickers tallied a point.

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