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Coal City wrestling sweeps Herscher and Manteno

In area wrestling action Thursday, Coal City beat Herscher and Manteno and Seneca beat Manteno but lost to Herscher in the Interstate Eight Conference double-dual.

Coal City 43,

Herscher 29

Wins for Coal City came from: Cody Minnick at 113 pounds (19-8 major decision); Taylor Cirrencione at 120 (7-2 decision); Casey Brown at 132 (fall 50 seconds); Jonah Englert at 138 (fall 4:42); Alex Medina at 145 (fall 4:54); Noel Gomez at 160 (fall 2:34); Riley Kauzlaric at 170 (forfeit); and Brian Harris at 220 (forfeit).

Coal City 63,

Manteno 12

Wins for Coal City came from: Joey Rivera at 106 pounds (11-3 major decision); Minnick at 113 (fall 3:09); Cirrencione at 120 (fall 50 seconds); Corey Jurzak at 126 (forfeit); Brown at 132 (forfeit); Nate Buck at 138 (forfeit); Englert at 145 (fall 3:13); Medina at 152 (technical fall 22-5); Gomez at 160 (forfeit); Kauzlaric at 170 (forfeit) and Alec Leasure at 182 (forfeit).

Herscher 50,

Seneca 24

Wins for Seneca came from: Cole Klicker at 145 pounds (fall 2:41); Zach Russell at 160 (fall 3:08); Dayton Coyle at 170 (forfeit) and Jakub Goslin at 220 (forfeit).

Seneca 45,

Manteno 12

Wins for Seneca came from: Sage Friese at 132 pounds (forfeit); Kyle Sigmon at 128 (forfeit); Bryce Coyle at 152 (fall 1:37); Russell at 160 (forfeit); Dayton Coyle at 170 (forfeit); Anthony Willoughby at 182 (forfeit); Tommy Lovett at 195 (forfeit) and Wyatt Rodriguez at 220 (fall 45 seconds).

Seneca 62,

Serena 57

Conlan Callahan had 13 points and both Carter Gallick and Austin Applebee nine each in the nonconference win. Devin Leo and Brad Wyss had eight each.

“The game ended much closer than it actually was,” Seneca coach Russell Witte said. “We did a great job of moving the ball and getting everyone into the game.”


Newark 37,

Indian Creek 23

In the Little 10 Tournament semifinals, the Lady Norse won behind 15 points and four rebounds by Jasmine Mitchell. Also, Rachel Lape had eight points, four rebounds and four steals and Kristine Zitt five points and 10 rebounds.

“The girls had a solid effort tonight defensively,” Neark coach Brian Holman said. “We talked about rebounding and the girls really responded.”


Morris 44,

Rochelle 19

Jessica Jurak had 12 points and Janelle Brehm 10 in the win by the Redskins.



MVK def. GSW,

25-11, 25-19

Sydney Poyner and Alexa Novy had eight points each for the Lady Mavericks in the win. Alex Draves had five service points and five kills.

In the seventh-grade contest, MVK won, 25-18, 25-11 behind 14 points and eight aces by Alyssa Binion.

Coal City def. Wilmington,

25-9, 13-25, 25-21

For the Warriors, Megan Lacy had 11 points (six aces) and four kills while Hannah Best added six points (two aces), six assists and a kill. Sam Olsen added six points (three aces), two digs and a kill. 


Channahon def. Shabbona,

27-25, 25-8

Ashlyn Williams led Morris with 11 points and Courtney Hicks six in the loss.

In the “B” match, Channahon won, 25-21, 18-25, 15-7 with Lily Goode leading the Braves with nine points. Tera McCormick added seven points.

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