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Area Roundup: Seneca golf team advances to sectional

The Seneca boys golf team advanced out of its own Class 1A regional on Monday at the Nettle Creek County Club, finishing second to Beecher.


Seneca host 1A Regional

The Fighting Irish advanced its team out of the regional at Nettle Creek Country Club on Monday after finishing second as a team. Beecher won it with a team score of 327 and Seneca was next at 343. Aurora Christian was the third team out with a 364.

Scoring for the Irish were: Josh Rohder (80), Conlan Callahan (83), Mike Osborne (88) and Ben Rohder (92). Also golfing were Alex Bott (101) and Brenden Tisler (114).

Michael Barber of Beecher was the medalist with a round of 74 on the par-71 course.


Minooka 2,

Plainfield North 0

The Indians recorded the Southwest Prairie Conference victory behind goals by Sergio Reyes and Giacomo Raimondi. Craig Phillips had an assist.

Ayhan Ozgen had eight saves in goal for Minooka (11-7-1, 4-2).


Seneca def. Sandwich

25-17, 25-18

Nicole Pihl had nine kills and a pair of aces in the Interstate Eight Conference West match.

Aspen Stuedemann had six kills and four points, Chelsie McCormick 13 digs and eight points, Kayla Haines six points, two aces and four assists and Madison Wyss had 14 assists.

"The first game we were in control ... in game two, we were a little back when we really needed to step up," Seneca coach Karen Raney said. "Our passing and attack decisions improved."

In the frosh-soph contest, Seneca won 25-20, 25-16. Jessica Clubb had 10 digs, six points and two aces for the Irish, Karlie Cade 10 assists and Danielle Chismerick nine points and three aces.

Beecher def. Gardner-South Wilmington

25-15, 25-13

Bryanna DeMoraes and Lexi Posing had three kills each in the River Valley Conference loss. Abby Horrie had two aces and two kills and Emily Foley seven assists.

Coal City def. Lisle

25-20, 25-20

Emily Halliday had 15 kills and Kassie Aldridge 14 assists in the win.

Britta Spelde had four kills and both Claire Smith and Aldridge had four and two aces, respectively. Smith also had five blocks. Halliday and Donjeta Shabani had nine and six digs, respectively.

"I was extremely happy that we were able to maintain our composure throughout the match," Coal City coach Michael Lanoue said. "We survived their mini-runs by being able to play solid defense and with excellent serve receive."

Newark def. Leland-Earlville

25-16, 25-7

Kristine Nichols had nine kills and two aces in the win at the Little 10 Conference Tournament on Tuesday.

Tayor Krug had eight kills, Abbey Akre seven kills, Lauren Tollefson 23 assists and Melissa Schmitt 17 points for the Norse.

Manteno def. Dwight

25-16, 21-25, 25-10

Jamie Stanton had 10 assists and six points in the loss. Hayley Sparrow had eight kills and Jessica Butterfield 10 digs and five points. Megan Jensen also contributed seven points and six digs.


West Aurora 119,

Morris 113,


Britt Crawford was first for the Redskins in the 100 backstroke and Myckala Tobolsky was first in the 400 freestyle. Crawford's time was 1:17.34 and Tobolsky's was 5:36.77.

Also for the Redskins, Kelly Kolotka was second in the 100 butterfly with a time of 1:25.72 and the 200 freestyle relay team of Crawford, Morgan Abraham, Kolotka and Tobolsky were second in 2:08.11.



Seneca 33,

Marseilles 8

Paige Hacker had eight points in the win and Sarah Haines seven for the Raiders.

In the seventh grade game, Marseilles won 22-8.

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