NewsTribune sports roundup for Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2023

Putnam County volleyball defeats Mendota for first win

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Megan Wasilewski had 17 assists and eight points to help the Putnam County girls volleyball team to a 25-14, 26-24 victory over Mendota in a nonconference match Tuesday in Mendota.

Maggie Richetta had nine kills, six points, one ace, five digs and two blocks for the Panthers (1-1), while Ava Hatton contributed seven digs, five kills and an ace.

Earlville def. South Beloit 25-10, 25-7: Nevaeh Sansone had 17 points, 10 aces and eight kills to lead the Red Raiders to a nonconference victory in Earlville.

Brooklyn Guelde had 12 assists, Emily Harness had 10 points and three aces and Hannah Pfaff added three kills for Earlville (2-0).

El Paso-Gridley def. St. Bede 28-26, 25-15: The Bruins opened the season with a nonconference loss at IVCC in Oglesby.

Aubree Acuncius had nine assists and seven digs for St. Bede, while Ella Hermes had 12 digs.

Wethersfield def. Bureau Valley 25-18, 25-10: Lesleigh Maynard had seven digs as the Storm lost a nonconference match in Manlius in coach Saige Barnett’s debut leading her alma mater.


At Bristol: La Salle-Peru competed in the 19-team Oswego Scramble at Blackberry Oaks Golf Course.

The Cavalier fivesome carded a 65. Wheaton Warrenville South won with a 53.



DePue-Hall 8, Orion-Sherrard 1: Francisco Moreno scored four goals and had two assists to help the Little Giants to a season-opening win.

Gabriel Cano had three goals and an assist, Nathen Harrison scored a goal, and Osvaldo Morales added four assists.

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