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Minooka soccer gets first win

Giacomo Raimondi scored a pair of goals and Matt Diugopulski added the other as Minooka got its first win of the season by beating Normal West 3-1 Wednesday.

Kyle Sparks had an assist.

Kyle Singletary was the winning keeper. He recorded seven saves.

Minooka won the JV match 7-1.

Lockport 2,

Minooka 1

Minooka’s soccer season got underway Tuesday in Lockport.

Despite a solid defensive battle, the Porters emerged with a 2-1 victory.

Giacomo Raimondi got the lone goal for the Indians.

Alex Singletary made 10 saves in goal.

In the JV match Lockport won 2-0, but the Indians won the freshmen match 2-1.


Lockport def. Minooka

25-17, 25-22

Brenna Perinar had five kills for the Indians while Skyler Day added four, Ginger Perinar three and Jessica Karalow and Emily Hise two kills each.

Natalie Yard had four digs.

GSW def. Reed-Custer,

25-21, 25-11

The Panthers won their opener over the Comets in two games.

For GSW, Breann Fisher had six kills, Bryanna DeMoraes four kills and Lexi Posing three.

Emily Foley had three assists and both Sam Schultz and Maranda Residori had two aces each.

GSW also won 25-15, 25-21 and the freshmen team won 25-11, 15-25, 25-17.

Newark def. Aurora Christian,

12-25, 25-4, 25-19

Kristina Nichols had nine points (three aces), six digs and four kills for Newark while Lexi Zeznanski had 12 points (four aces) and three kills. Rachel Lape also had eight points (three aces).


Sandwich 187,

Coal City 192

Peotone 204

Scoring for the Coalers were: Alex Wills (47), Keegan Clampett (47), Mike McGinn (48) and both Clayton Cash and Jack Scerine each shot a 50.

El Paso 151,

Dwight 176

Scoring for Dwight was: Karsen Kopmann (40), Nathan Zabel (42), Brice Mortensen (45) and Ryan Folkers (49).


Minooka 202,

Romeoville 247

Alex Renison was the medalist on the day with a round of 49 for the Indians at the Southwest Prairie Conference outing held at Prairie Bluff.

Also for the Indians, Alli Lee carded a 50 and Andrea Sharp and Becca Andreano each also added a 51.



Coal City 13,

Shabbona 3

Blake Harseim was the winning pitcher by going the first four innings and throwing one-hit ball. Brett Blecha finished up.

At the plate, Beau Wills was 4-for-4 with three doubles and four runs scored.

Nick Jones had three hits, including a home run and Dan Phillips also doubled and singled.

Coal City 19,

Bradley 5

Keegan Gagliardo was the winning pitcher and Danny Phillips pitched in relief.

Nick Jones and Sean Micetich had three hits each and two runs scored.

Minooka 11,

Reed-Custer 1

In the eighth grade game, the Indians got the victory.

In the seventh grade game, Minooka won 6-2 behind the pitching of Nick Krugler. He allowed one hit and struck out eight. At the plate, Zach Stoner and Jake Howicz had two hits each.


Minooka 5,

Channahon 1

Alex Loizon was the winning pitcher, allowing two hits while Kaelyn Kelly had three hits. Loizon also had two hits.

Dwight 4,

Seneca 2

Lyda Robinson had two hits, stole a base and scored both runs for Seneca.

Taylor Bushman allowed seven hits and struck out 10 in the loss.

Seneca 14,

Coal City 1

Gillian Culbreth pitched the final four innings for the victory.

Morgan Pifer had a three-hit game at the plate, which included a double and three RBI. Madison Maloney had two doubles and three RBI.

Seneca 10,

Streator Woodland 0

Bushman was the winning pitcher and Peyton Harty, Morgan Pifer and Anna Spampanato each had a two-run double.

Seneca 13,

Minooka 3

Bushman was the winning pitcher and she also had two hits at the plate with a double and three RBI.

Hayley Wilson also added three hits, two stolen bases and two RBI and Culbreth had two hits.


Minooka 8,

Channahon 0

Matt Schofield scored his second hat trick of the season and Jake Westerhoff, Tim Doody, Frank Thompson, Brandon Mesinas and Nick Beasley had one each in the win.

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