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Coal City beats Seneca in I-8 North volleyball action

Coal City improved to 6-4 on the season and 4-0 in the Interstate Eight North with an 18-25, 25-23, 25-20 win over the Fighting Irish.

Emily Halliday led the Coalers with 10 kills, 13 digs and two blocks, while Claire Smith added 10 kills and three blocks.

Additionally, Kassie Aldridge had 27 assists, eight digs and three blocks; Nicole Borgetti five blocks and three kills; Ryanne Ehrman and Morgan Leopold had nine digs each.

For Seneca, Lexi Wilkinson had 15 kills and Kayla Haines had nine. Madison Wyss had 15 assists and Haines had 13. Jessica Clubb had 15 digs while Haines and Danielle Hauch had 10 digs each.

GSW def. St. Anne,

26-24, 22-25, 32-30

The Panthers swept their River Valley Conference opponent Thursday.

Sam Schultz, Breann Fisher and Bryanna DeMoraes had five kills each and Lexi Posing four kills.

Emily Foley had 10 assists and DeMoraes 10 digs. Ally Matthews had eight digs.

Newark def. H-BR,

28-23, 25-19, 25-17

Kristina Nichols had 18 kills to lead the Norse while Rachel Lape added 32 assists and five kills.

Also for Newark, Caroline Erickson had 10 points and three aces, Maddie Friestad 11 points, three aces and five kills and Melanie Kala 20 digs and four aces.


Morris 5,

Mendota 0

The Redskins earned the nonconference sweep.

Megan Davy won 3-6, 7-5, 10-2 at No. 1 singles and Emma Dingbaum won 6-0, 6-0 at No. 2 singles.

In doubles action, Monica Davy and Leah Lines won 6-3, 6-1; Mary Bush and Carly Williamson won 6-1, 6-1 and Savannah Carter and Alyssa Larsen won 6-0, 6-0.

Minooka 5,

Plainfield East 2

Minooka got wins in all by No. 1 and No. 4 doubles.

At No. 1 singles, Lilly Benig won 6-3, 6-2; at No. 2 singles Janile Rogers won 6-0, 6-0 and at No. 3 singles Rachel Schoell won 6-0, 6-1.

At No. 2 doubles, Shannon Norton and Gabby Muir won 6-1, 6-2.


Morris 174,

Reed-Custer 182

Justin Larsen led Morris with a 40 and Nick McPherson a 43 in the nonconference win by the Redskins.

Minooka 161,

Plainfeld North 163

Jason Chobar top the Indians at Whitetail Ridge with a 38 in the Southwest Prairie Conference meet.

Ryan Johnson, Kent Hudson and Ryan Scheidt each ended with a 41 to round out the scoring.



Coal City 13,

Lucancic 3

Danny Phillps headed up six different Coal City pitchers who combined for the win.

Nick Jones, Kaleb Spreitzer and Austin Friddle each had two hits and two runs scored.

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