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After losing four straight games to start the year, Lilly Horne and the Sycamore soccer team have rattled off four straight victories, the latest an 8-0 win Thursday against Sterling.
“Some people fold when that happens,” DeKalb coach Sam Hiatt said. “He kept wrestling, stayed focused and stuck to his game plan. That’s his biggest win so far.”
Creadon sparked a late G-K rally, homering for the team’s first run in the sixth and doubling home the tying run in the bottom of the seventh. But North Boone scored three in the top of the eighth to escape with the 8-5 win.
Zack Bogle hit a two-out double to push the Indian Creek lead against Serena to 5-1 on Monday. Two pitches into the next batter the rain forced a suspension of the game, to be concluded Tuesday ahead of the regularly scheduled conclusion of the Little 10 series between the two undefeated-in-conference squads.
Almost 34 minutes into the Sycamore soccer team’s game against DeKalb on Saturday, a corner kick by Ella Shipley curved between defenders and the net, rolled for a while and passed DeKalb goalie Guadalupe Carillo to break open a scoreless game.
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Logan Neblock led the way for the Cogs (2-1 overall, 1-1 Big Northern Conference), going 3 for 4 with a single, double and fourth-inning home run over the fence in left-center that put the Cogs over the run rule.
In a normal season, the DeKalb wrestling team would have its sights set high on a strong finish in the team tournament and a slew of individual finishers.
Chad Wilmarth knew this was going to be his last year at the helm of the Genoa-Kingston wrestling program. But on Tuesday his resignation was accepted by the district’s school board, as he stepped down as a teacher and football coach as well for the Cogs.
“They had the (home) invite named after (Holt) before he retired, so it’s pretty big shoes to fill,” Saurbaugh said. “They’ve had some success in the past and we’re hoping to continue that success and build on it here.”
Even though they managed just three hits, all by the same batter, the Hinncley-Big Rock bats stranded 11 runners on base Wednesday in a 3-0 loss to Serena.