Sports - DeKalb County

Daily Chronicle sports roundup for Wednesday, September 6, 2023

Genoa-Kingston dominates in boys soccer and boys golf

Boys soccer

Genoa-Kingston 5, Byron 0: At Genoa, Jay Wolcott scored four goals to lead the Cogs to a Big Northern Conference win Wednesday.

Ayden Hernandez put in one to close the scoring. Michael Botello had two assists, and Diego Espinoza was credited with one. Jaime Serna earned the shutout in net.

Somonauk 8, Indian Creek 0: At Shabbona, the Timberwolves lost in Little Ten Conference action.

Boys golf

Genoa-Kingston 159, Winnebago 176: At Westlake Village, Landen Ritchie was meet medalist with a 37, and teammate Brycen Lavender was one stroke behind him with a career-low score during a Big Northern Conference victory.

Colton McDowell shot a 40 and Ethan Egler shot a 44 for G-K.

Girls golf

Genoa-Kingston 222, Winnebago 261: At Westlake Village, Aleia Lauer medaled with a 46, and the Cogs won in Big Northern Conference action.

Emma Rhoads shot a 52, Ava Smith shot s 53 and Natalie Olson shot a 71 for G-K.

Boys cross country

Winnebago Invite: At Winnebago, the hosts took first place with 18 points, and Genoa-Kingston took fourth with 84 in a six-team meet.

For the Cogs, Gabriel Peña finished in eighth place overall (11:38.56), and Christopher Garcia took 16th (12:41.94) in the 2.05-mile event.

Girls cross country

Winnebago Invite: At Winnebago, the hosts took first place with 24 points, and Genoa-Kingston took third with 79 in a five-team meet.

For the Cogs, Gracie Zapatka finished in fourth place (13:47.00), and Emma James took sixth (14:07.40) in the 2.05-mile event.

Girls volleyball

Durand 2, Hiawatha 0: At Durand, the Hawks lost 25-6, 25-14 in nonconference action.


Boys soccer

Metea Valley 3, DeKalb 1: At Aurora, the Barbs (1-4, 0-1) equalized in the 30th minute but gave up two second-half goals in the loss to the Mustangs (2-3, 1-0) in the DuPage Valley Conference opener.

Chris Alatorre scored for the Barbs with an assist from Matt Tuszynski.

Boys golf

Hinckley-Big Rock tops Plano: At Shabbona, H-BR’s Logan Pawlik-Dolen was medalist for the first time, carding a 42.

Team scores were not available. Justin Wentzlaff carded a 44 for the Royals.

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