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Area Roundup: Minooka girls track team wins SPC title

The Minooka girls track and field team won the Southwest Prairie Conference Track and Field Championships on Thursday, finish with a team-high 134 points. The Indians had six firsts on the day including two from Janile Rogers.

Rogers was first in the 200 meter dash with a time of :25.20 and first in the triple jump by clearing 35-03.5.

Additionally, Moria McAsey was first in the 800 meter run with a time of 2:26.53, Lucia Rossi was first in the 300 meter hurdles with a time of :47.18, the 4x400 meter relay team of McAsey, Abigal Paul, Rossi and Ashleigh Wilson (4:14.68) was first and the 4x800 meter relay team of Caleigh Beverly, McAsey, Haley Renison and Rossi (9:46.92) won.

Minooka was second in the JV event with 119 points. It was second to Oswego.

Seneca host Lisle and Coal City

The Lady Irish girls won the triangular by netting 126 points to 36 by Coal City and 12 by Lisle. Seneca claimed first place in all 14 events.

Those firsts came from the 3200 relay team (11:42.57), the 100 meter relay team (53.95), Caroline Collet in the 3200 (13:55.33), Lexi Wilkinson in the 100 hurdles (:18.01), Willow Stuedemann in the 100 dash (:13.66), Rylee Anderson in the 800 run (2:37.62), the 800 meter relay team (1:54.87), Emily Bowen in the 300 low hurdles (:54,61), Courtney Helms in the 400 dash (1:05.59), Stuedemann in the 200 dash (:28.61), the 1600 relay team (4:27.24), Anderson in the high jump (5-04), Helms in the long jump (16-09.5), Wilkinson in the triple jump (33-03.5), Madisen Warning in the pole vault (9-06), Brooke Larson in the discus (106-07) and Rebecca Henry in the shot put (35-06.3).

On the boys side, Lisle won with 79 points, Seneca was second with 57 and Coal City 50.

Seneca’s Ross McCormick won the 3200 run (10:36.17) and the 1600 run (4:53.14), Johnny Wilson won the triple jump (37-11.25) and Cameron Ward won the pole vault (12-06). For Coal City firsts came from: the 300 meter relay team (1:34.78), the 600 meter relay team (3:43.03), Shondale Washington in the high jump (5-08) and Ryland Tondini the shot put (39-07).


Coal City 1,

Herscher 0

The Lady Coalers ended the season by beating the Tigers. It is the ninth win and eighth shutout of the season for the Coalers in front of keeper Sarah Sirovy. Sirovy made nine saves.

Alisha Johnson scored the lone goal of the contest on a penalty. It came after Donjeta Shabani was fouled inside the box.

Coal City ends the regular season with a 9-3-1 record and finishes 6-3 in the Interstate Eight Conference.

Beecher 3,

Coal City 2, SO

Megan Jessen and Alisha Johnson scored for the Coalers and keeper Sarah Sirovy had an assist. Sirovy had 18 saves in goal.

Coal City 4,

Lisle 1

Lisle jumped out to a quick 1-0 lead before Coal City came back to win on Senior Night.

Sarah Sirovy was the winning keeper, making six saves.

Megan Jessen scored two goals for the Coalers while Jenn Druse and Donjeta Shabani also had a goal. Shabani, Brittany Jezik and Kristen Pearcy had assists.

Minooka 7,

Romeoville 0

Laura Simon and Maggie Ward each scored two goals in the SPC win by the Indians. Simon also added an assist.

Additionally, Marisol Galvan, Jordan Andrews and Hannah Reiker also scored. Reiker, Deaven Hudson and Jillian Hetfleisch added assists.

Benig was the winning keeper.


Wilmington 13,

Coal City 9

The Coalers  allowed 10 unearned runs in the Interstate Eight Conference loss. Emily Aichele was the losing pitcher.

At the plate, Gabby Bonic was 2-for-4 with a solo home run while Aichele was 2-for-3, with a home run and  RBI and Makena Emerson was 2-for-4. 

Dwight 13,

Plano 2

Hannah Trainor hit for the cycle, had eight RBI and was the winning pitcher against the Reapers. In seven innings on the slab, Trainor went all seven inning allowing five hits and a walk while striking out three.

Jamie Stanton, Quinn Bossert and Alyssa Brownlee also had two hits each.


Morris 4,

Sycamore 1

Laurel Harper was the winning pitcher, striking out 12. She allowed six hits.

At the plate, Emma Thomas was 2-for-4 with a run scored, Harper was 2-for-4 and Brista Johnson was 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI.


Morris 4,

Streator 1

Morris got a win from Brian Bernier at singles by a 6-3, 6-2 score and then took three doubles matches to secure the Northern Illinois Big 12 win.

The duo of Zach Harper and Sean Phillips won 6-3, 6-4; Noah Doss and Mark Kijowski won 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 and the Redskins combo of Tim Gile and Drake Dryfhout won 6-1, 6-4.

The Morris frosh-soph team also won with Matt Borgstrom getting the win in singles by an 8-3 score.

In doubles, Jon Smyk and Jorge Gutierrez won 8-6 and the duo of Ryan Asherman and Shain Hennessey also won.

Oswego East 5,

Minooka 2

The Indians got wins at No. 1 and No. 2 doubles. The Indians team of Dakota Collofello and Caleb Froidcoeur won 7-5, 6-4 and the duo of David Koehler and Dane Christensen won 7-5, 6-1.


Minooka def. Romeoville,

25-12, 25-14

Phil Hannon had 21 assists, a block, a kill and three aces for the Indians while Matt Svetlecich added six kills, two aces and a dig.

Also for Minooka, Maalik Walker had four kills and a block, Mitch Perinar five kills, an ace and two assists, Adam Holstine five digs and Luis Guerrero two kills and two blocks.


Minooka 5,

Plainfield South 2

At singles, Ryan Bozue won 6-3, 6-2 and Andrew Juhnke won 6-1, 6-0 for the Indians.

The doubles teams of David Kohler and Dane Christensen won (6-0, 6-1) and Nick Miller and Josh Sutton won (6-3, 7-6) while Shane McNamee and Kevin Murphy won by forfeit.


Coal City 3,

Wilmington 2, 9 innings

Alex Wills was the winning pitcher going all nine innings in the victory. Wills allowed six hits and three walks while striking out three. One of the  runs he allowed was earned.

At the plate, D.J. Budde was 2-for-3 with an RBI, Brad Littleton had a double and Nate natyshok, Dylan Hakey and Joe Quinn had a hit and a run scored each.

"This was a great game today by both teams," Coal City coach Jerry McDowell said. "We came out today and did a tremendous job in the field at up to bat."

Wilmington 11,

Dwight 4

Kiefer Kious was the losing pitcher for Dwight.

At the plate, Ryan Kodat, Carson Banks and Austin Gantzert had two hits each.


Morris 11,

Rochelle 0

Cody Niewinski and Jake McDonald combined for the pitching victory.

At the plate, Robbie Meucci had two hits and an RBI and Matt Fieden was 1-for-2 with a double. Gabe Sajnaj also had a hit and scored a run.

Minooka 6,

Oswego 3

Joe Butler was the winning pitcher and Brandon Stang got the save for the Indians.

At the plate, Gavin Pfieffer had two hits, Sean bell had a double and a single and Jon Vesper had two singles.

Coal City 7,

Westmont 5, 8 innings

Jared Skubic was the winning pitcher in relief of Nick Micetich.

At the plate, Skubic had two hits and both Micetich and Ryan Horrie had a hit each.

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