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Morris bowlers stay hot, roll season-high score

Minooka bowlers, Morris swimmers win easily

Morris bowled its highest three-game varsity girls bowling series of the year with a 3,578 Tuesday, defeating Kaneland in the Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference at Echo Lanes.

Taylor Warwick had game totals of 246, 232 and 214 and a 692 series for the Redskins, who collectively bowled games of 1,256, 1,208 and 1,104. Savannah Strange bowled 224, 206 and 201 games for a 631 series, and Imelda Garcia’s 203, 222 and 194 equaled a 619 series.


Minooka 3,335,

Plainfield South 2,633

A 702 series from Zach Segatto, which included game totals of 248, 259 and 195, paced Minooka on Tuesday in the Southwest Prairie Conference. Kai Devine bowled a 671 with games of 224, 180 and 267, John Kaufmann a 651 with games of 245, 233 and 173 and Alex Guglielmucci a 633 with games of 255, 199 and 179.


Morris 121,

Fenton 43

Morris won all three relays Tuesday. Its teams consisted of Justin Lizalek, Jimmy Meridieth, Jordan Ramirez and Jake Beaudin in the 200 medley (1:57.99); Beaudin, Sean Smith, Meridieth and Ramirez in the 200 free (1:46.13); and Stephen Motter, Jon Smyk, Smith and Lizalek in the 400 free (4:11.53).

Individual Morris winners were Beaudin in the 50 free (23.11) and the 100 free (53.98); Meridieth in the 200 IM (2:33.92) and the 100 breast (1:10.75); Smith in the 200 free (2:16.41) and the 500 free (6:13.63); Lizalek in the 100 back (1:10.05); and Ramirez in the 100 fly (59.42).

Second-place finishers from Morris were Marcus Schluntz, Motter, Kevin Sheridan and Jon Smyk in the 200 free relay (1:58.88); Jacob Kozinski in the 200 free (2:40.24); Lizalek in the 200 IM (2:39.32); and Ramirez in the 50 free (23.87).


Morris vs. Knoxville, Princeton

Morris defeated Knoxville 71-6 and Princeton 65-18 on Tuesday. Cody Decker (145 pounds), in 1:59 and 2:50, and Dalton Ness (220), in 1:11 and 1:29, each won twice by fall for the Redskins.

Other Morris double winners were Tony Menozi (106 pounds), by forfeit and by technical fall 16-0; Kenny Baldridge (132), by forfeit and by fall in 22 seconds; A.J. Vota (138) by decision 2-1 and by fall in 3:27; Emmet Chouinard, (160) by major decision 14-4 and by forfeit; Trevor Allbert, by fall in 3:29 and by forfeit; and Victor Toussaint (195), by forfeit and by fall in 1:08.

Redskins who won only against Knoxville were Andrew Smith (113 pounds) by major decision 16-8; Jarred Bernard (120) by fall in 4:27; Dominic Byerly (126) by fall in 3:44; Merrick Hairapetian (152) by fall in 5:20; and Mason Dryfhout (285) by forfeit. Winners against only Princeton were Ian Bernard (113); Josh Skrapits (152); and Andrew Fought (285), all by forfeit.

Seneca vs. Peotone, Sandwich

Seneca was swept Tuesday, falling 42-18 to Peotone and 60-24 to Sandwich. Double winners from Seneca were Tommy Lovett (182 pounds) by injury default and by fall in 2:43, and Dayton Coyle by decision 9-4 and by fall in 1:00. The Irish also got wins against Peotone from Tyler Williams (120) by forfeit and Bryce Coyle (152) by fall in 2:48; and wins against Sandwich from Kyle Sigmon (132) by fall in 1:28 and Lucas Altobella (152) by fall in 2:22.



Southside Baptist 36

Families of Faith Christian Academy received 30 points and 12 rebounds from Josiah Blan and 11 points along with a program-record 10 assists from Cody Blan. Brandon Cline and Vincent Dorantes had nine points each for the Eagles (12-2) on Tuesday.

Wilmington 51,

GSW 48

Fourteen points each from Tristan Noonan and Kyle Robison and eight points from Blake Marks led Gardner-South Wilmington (3-4) on Tuesday as it failed to maintain an early 9-0 lead.

“We didn’t get beat tonight, we beat ourselves,” GSW coach Chris Gibson said. “Our mental approach to the game was disappointing and that showed up in the form of a loss at the end of the night.”

Clifton Central 65,

Dwight 48

Triston Dircks led Dwight (3-3) with 13 points and five rebounds Tuesday. Jace Kennedy had eight points.



Southside Baptist 19

Alli Wills had 16 points and 17 rebounds, Destiny Villalejo had 16 points and 14 rebounds and Natalie Robertson had 10 points for FOFCA (6-4) on Tuesday.


Coal City 50,

Seneca 23

Blake Harseim had 15 points, Sean Micetich had seven points and Jake Krug had six points Tuesday for the Coal City eighth-grade boys.

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