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ROUNDUP: Minooka wins Strikefest Invitational

JOLIET — Minooka totaled 5,914 to win the 2012 Strikefest Girls Bowling Invitational, hosted Saturday by Plainfield North at Town and Country Lanes.

Emily Koulis was the highest-scoring Indian, finishing in 14th place with a 1,216 series that included a 235 sixth game. Kayly Wandbiel (1,203 series), Nicole Segatto (1,181) and Alison Warwick (1,176) finished 17th, 18th and 19th, respectively, for Minooka. Allyson Lakota was 33rd with an 1,136.

Morris finished 24th of the 44 teams at the tournament with a team score of 5,026.

Lincoln-Way East Invitational

MOKENA — Zach Segatto bowled a 300 fifth game Saturday at the Thunder Bowl in Mokena. Segatto was second individually with a 1,420 series, and the Indians were second as a team with 6,137 pins. They also counted a 1,243 series from John Kauffman, a 1,193 from Dylan Pickett, a 1,183 from Justin Shepard and a 1,098 from Nick Beeler.

Seneca 46,
Sandwich 21

SANDWICH —Chelsie McCormick had 12 points and Mallory Misener added 9 Monday for the Lady Irish (6-2, 3-2) in Interstate Eight Conference play.

"It was a nice win for us on the road," Seneca coach Barb Beck said. "Chelsie McCormick stepped up and did some good things for us on the offensive end."

Emma Bedeker and Lexi Wilkinson scored 11 points each for Seneca (6-2, 3-2) in a 46-40 sophomore loss.

Newark 53,
Serena 27

NEWARK — Eleven points each from Taylor Krug, Kayla Milakis and Lauren Tollefson sparked the Lady Norse (7-1, 3-0) to victory Monday in the LIttle Ten Conference.

DeKalb 41,
Morris 17

Julie Jurasits scored 8 points and Katie Friend 5 Friday night in Northern Illinois Big 12 East play for the Redskins, who were down 25-14 at halftime.

"Holding a state-ranked team to 41 points ... is just tremendous," Morris coach Luke Windy said. "I'm proud of our effort. They have 3 girls who are 6-foot and taller, and our tallest is 5-10, and to play the defense we did tonight was all about pride and effort.

"Offensively we really struggled. We had a lot of unforced turnovers tonight. We got to keep plugging along and get better with our fundamentals."

Morris (5-2, 1-1) won 44-16 at the sophomore level. Its leading scorers were Tiffany Gonzalez with 9 points, Jessica Ponce with 8 and Emily Burling and Joanna Nowicki with 7.

Romeoville 46,
Minooka 39

MINOOKA — Larissa McLemen's 10 points, Kayla Finch's 9 and Erin Heide's 8 were not enough for the Indians Friday in the Southwest Prairie Conference.

Behind 14 points from Taylor Prieboy and 9 from Abbie Hoeg, the Indians (4-0 in the SPC) won the sophomore game 40-35.

Minooka also beat Romeoville 28-24 in the freshman "A" game, improving to 6-5 overall and 4-1 in the SPC. In the "B" game, the Indians (6-0, 5-0) won 25-14.

Iroquois West Tournament

GILMAN — Gardner-South Wilmington (5-6) split a pair of games Saturday, losing 67-20 to Iroquois West in the morning. Breann Fisher and Sam Schultz led the Lady Panthers with 6 points apiece.

Chelsea Schultz exploded for 25 points to lead GSW to a 55-36 win over Central in its second game. Fisher added 12.

Batavia 45,
Minooka 38

OSWEGO — Taylor Prieboy had 12 points Monday for the Indians (10-1) at the Oswego Holiday Classic.

Coal City 31,
Plano 25

COAL CITY — Rebecca Cash had 11 points and 13 rebounds for Coal City last Thursday in the I-8 win.

Morris 34,
Rochelle 11

Alissa Bojovic (5 rebounds) and Addison Polite (5 steals) had 8 points each Monday for the Redskins at home.

Dwight 58,
Peotone 53

DWIGHT — Thirteen points from Caleb Boma and 12 from Carson Banks were high for Dwight in I-8 play Friday.

Beecher 62,
GSW 35

GARDNER — Kaidon Hibler scored 10 points and Chris Lardi added 6 Friday night for the Panthers (0-7, 0-3) in the River Valley Conference loss.

Reed-Custer 66,
Lisle 62

BRAIDWOOD — Mason Dransfeldt's 17 points were high for the Comets (5-2, 2-1) Friday in I-8 play.

Rex Lewis Invitational

BUFFALO GROVE — Morris finished third with 129 points of 12 teams Saturday at Buffalo Grove. Kenny Baldridge (120) and Nik Countryman (195) won championships. The Redskins also had Jake Crowther (113) in second place, A.J. Vota (126) and Dalton Ness (220) in third, Justin Barkley (140) and Trevor Albert (160) in fourth and Ian Bernard (106) and Nick Lerma (220) in sixth.

Reaper Classic

PLANO — Coal City placed sixth with 118 points and Seneca was 10th with 74.5 at Plano's 18-team tournament this weekend.

Cody Minnick (113), Corey Jurzak (120) of Coal City won individual championships. Casey Brown (126) finished second for the Coalers. Jake Czaja (145) placed fourth, and Michael Czaja (152) and Terry Blondin were sixth, for Coal City.

"We wrestled well for the most part," Coal City coach Mark Masters said. "I felt like we left a few wins out on the mat. We just have to find a way to finish those matches."

Seneca got a first-place finish from Sage Friese (132). Brandon Webb (220) placed second and Tommy Lovett (160) was third for the Fighting Irish.

Minooka 48,
Plainfield South 21

PLAINFIELD — Andrew Potts (113), Mike McNulty (138), Nathan Gunn (182), Josh Bouie (195) and David Newman (285) of Minooka pinned their opponents Thursday in the Southwest Prairie Conference dual. Mike Crnkovic (126), and Eric Velazquez (220) won decisions.

Wildcat Relays

WEST CHICAGO — Anthony Ascolani, Jacob MacLean, Jordan Ramirez and Jacob Beaudin teamed up for fifth place in the 200-yard freestyle relay (1:37.84) Saturday to lead Morris. As a team, the Redskins were ninth of 12 teams with 53 points.

The Redskins got seventh-place finishes from Kevin Sheridan, Joseph Perez and Angel Algarin in diving and from Jackson Riley, Alex Magers, Ascolani and Beaudin in the 200-yard butterfly (1:55.62). Riley, Beaudin, Ascolani and MacLean were eighth in the 200-yard medley (1:57.27), as were Riley, Ascolani, MacLean and Ramirez in the 400-yard freestyle (3:48.33).

"Overall, a few of our relays did awesome," Morris coach Andrew Porth said. "I'm more optimistic now, especially about our 200 free relay and our 200 medley relay, than I was before the meet."

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