The Morris girls basketball team dropped its fifth-straight Northern Illinois Big 12 East contest Thursday, losing on the road at Sycamore, 59-32.
Katie Friend led the Redskins with seven points while Leona Burton and Jessica Ponce added six each.
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The Panthers got the River Valley Conference win over the Dragons behind 17 points by Maranda Residori. Lexi Posing and Jenni Price pitched in with eight points each, and Breann Fisher had eight rebounds.
Jasmine Mitchell had 13 points and Nicole Lawrence had 11 in the Little Ten win.
In the opening round of the Interstate Eight Conference girls basketball tournament Thursday, the Comets defeated the Trojans by 12.
Alyson Wiemken had 17 points for Dwight and she also added seven rebounds. Rachel Dawson also had 10 points and six rebounds.
Wins for the Redskins in the NIB12E match came from: Kenny Baldridge at 138 pounds (11-4 decision), Emmet Chouinard at 152 (3-1 decision); Trevor Allbert at 170 (4-0 decision) and Dalton Ness at 220 (forfeit).
“It was a bit of a lackluster effort by the team tonight,” Morris coach Jon Lanning said. “On paper, this one looked to be closer than the final result. We got outwrestled tonight. We were sluggish and did not execute very well, especially in our lower weights … our young guys did not come ready to wrestle tonight.”
Morris is now 10-8 in duals this season.
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Wins by the Coalers against the Blue Devils came from: Joey Rivera at 106 pounds (fall 1:04); Cody Minnick at 113 (fall 1:55); Matt Girot at 120 (forfeit); Corey Jurzak at 132 (fall 2:29); Jonah Englert at 138 (7-1 decision); Riley Kauzlaric at 170 (fall 1:54) and Brian Harris at 220 (6-3 decision).
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Wins for Coal City came from: Rivera at 106 pounds (forfeit); Minnick at 120 (fall 1:31); Jurzak at 132 (fall 1:01); Englert at 138 (fall); Alex Medina at 145 (forfeit); Kauzlaric at 170 (fall 3:31); Alec Leasure at 182 (fall 1:58) and Harris at 195 (fall 3:37).
Wins for Seneca came from: Tyler Williams at 120 pounds (forfeit); Kyle Sigmon at 132 (forfeit); Sage Friese at 138 over Shayne Peterson (fall 1:19); Cole Klicker at 145 over Tim Winkler (fall 57 seconds); Bryce Coyle at 152 (forfeit); Zach Russell at 160 over Billy Marquardt (3-2 decision); Dayton Coyle at 170 over Jon Costain (10-2 major decision); Tommy Lovett at 182 (forfeit) and Jakub Goslin at 195 (forfeit).
The win by Lovett was the 100th of his varsity career.
Wins for Seneca came from: Friese at 132 pounds over Shawn Wollenweber (12-5 decision); Zach Russell at 160 (fall 2:45) and Tommy Lovett at 182 (9-3 decision).
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Wins for the Warriors came from: Brandon Strnad at 75 (fall); Riley Nevin at 80 (3-1 decision); Alex Friddle at 85 (fall); Daniel Jezik at 100 (fall); Ryan Waslieleski at at 105 (fall); T.J. Jezik at 119 (9-6 decision); Brendan Nevin at 126 (fall) and Jacob Caher at heavyweight (fall).
JV winners included: Gabe Ludes, Garrison Rolley, Matt Spalla, Xavier Posey, Cameron Eaton, Dane Dearth, Shawn Kelly, Dylan Thompson, Cole Garcia, Christian Badorek, Connor Skubic, Trevor McIntire, Gage Leake, Trevor Russell and Gavin Carlson.
Coal City 78,
Wins for the Warriors came from: Evan Rivera at 65 (forfeit); Strnad at 75 (forfeit); Nevin at 80 (fall); Friddle at 85 (fall); Lane Kutemeir at 90 (11-0 major decision); Chase Waslielewski at 95 (11-2); Daniel Jezik at 100 (fall); Ryan Waslielweski at 105 (fall); Jezik at 119 (10-6 decision); Kameron Ruhrup at 145 (fall); Christian Knutson at 155 (fall); Dalton Wallace at 167 (forfeit); Tyler Lauterbur at 185 (forfeit) and Mason Borowicz at 215 (forfeit).
MVK was led by Brody Baudino on the night. He had 18 points in the losing effort.
In the seventh grade game, MVK won 50-27 with Issac Brockman leading the way with 22 points and he also added 12 rebounds
Minooka def. Shabbona,
For the Indians, Macie Alexa had nine points and both Haley Justak and Ryley Ritchey added six each in the win.
In the seventh grade match, Minooka beat Shabbona 25-17, 25-17 with Megan Chiappetta leading the winners with six service points.
The sixth grade team also beat Shabbona in two games with Meredith Conant leading the way with 10 points.
Coal City def. Pontiac,
25-14, 19-25, 25-8
Leslie Youskevtch had seven points (four aces) and five digs in the win.
Megan Lacy added 14 digs and four points. Kenzie Christensen had seven points and six assists.