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ROUNDUP: Coalers sweep pair of I-8 duals

MANTENO — Coal City improved to 23-4 overall and 9-1 in the Interstate Eight Conference late Thursday with a pair of varsity wrestling wins at Manteno, 36-30 over Herscher and 56-15 over Manteno.

The Herscher dual came down to the 106-pound bout, where Taylor Cirrencione of Coal City won by fall in 3:47. Other Coaler winners were Cody Minnick (113) by fall in 2:56, Casey Brown (126) by fall in 4:42, Jake Czaja (145) by fall in 1:20, Max Rowell (120) by decision 5-3, Ryan Naples (170) by decision 10-5 and Ryan Kazlauric (182) by forfeit.

Against Manteno, Coal City winners via pins were Rowell (120) in 29 seconds,, Allen Potter (195) in 1:13, Jacob Frost (220) in 2:37 and Kenton Clayburn (285) in 4:32. Michael Czaja (152) won by technical fall 18-1, Naples (170) won a 13-4 major decision and Brown (126) and Terry Blondin (160) both won 6-4 decisions. Ricky Benitez (106), Minnick (130) and Jake Czaja (145) received forfeits.

Minooka 62,
Plainfield Central 41

PLAINFIELD — Nine players scored Friday night for the Indians (8-15, 5-4) in the Southwest Prairie Conference win. Sam Wurtz led them with 18 points, making 5 shots from 3-point land, with Larissa McLemen getting 16 points and Kelly Carnagio 9 to go with 7 rebounds.

Minooka (19-4, 8-1) won 57-24 at the sophomore level behind 16 points from Taylor Prieboy, 13 from Emily Knaub and 10 from Abbie Hoeg.

Morris 31,
DeKalb 21

DEKALB — Katherine Gallick had 11 points and 10 rebounds and Emily Burling added 9 points Friday for Morris (11-7, 3-4) in Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference East play.

Reed-Custer 79,
Manteno 76

BRAIDWOOD — Dalton Kinzler scored 14 points Friday for the Comets (6-14) in the Interstate Eight Conference Tournament play-in game. Zak Lake had 13 points and Tyler Schoonover 10.

The Reed-Custer (15-4) sophomore team lost with a short-handed lineup, 49-34.

Shabbona def. Saratoga,
25-21, 25-14

Hattie Burciaga had 4 kills and Sam Banuelos and Gisselle Vasquez served up 5 points each for the Saratoga (1-4) eighth-graders Thursday.

Though Ashley Hood had a kill, 8 points, 5 aces and 4 assists, Saratoga (4-1) lost 25-19, 25-19 in the seventh-grade match.

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