At Wilmington on Thursday, the Streator Bulldogs shot a team score of 170 to defeat Wilmington and clinch the Illinois Central Eight Conference regular-season title, finishing with a 5-1 record.
Noah Colter led the ‘Dogs with a 40. Cole Martin shot a 42, and Cooper Wahl and Jaydon Nambo each carded a 44 in the victory.
The Streator club will take part in the ICE Meet next Monday at Wolf Creek in Pontiac.
Ottawa 150, Plano 193: At Cedardell, Ottawa moved to 5-0 behind medalist Jonathan Cooper’s 2-under par score of 33. Drake Stoudt contributed a 37, Drake Kaufman a 39 and both Seth Cooper and Alex Billings a 41 each. Chandler Creedon shot a 47.
Kaneland 187, Ottawa 218: At Maple Park, the Pirates fell despite solid efforts by Hannah Duggan with a 44 and Zoe Harris a 45. Gianna Leigh fired off a 63 and Payton Bruck a 66 in the loss.
Streator 2, Peotone 1: At Peotone, Declan O’Connor got the game-winning goal off assists from Davey Rashid and Jack Starkey with just 40 seconds left in regulation to give SHS the victory.
Landon Muntz got the Bulldogs’ first score off passes from Rashid and Noah Russow. In goal, Noah Camp recorded nine saves as the visitors moved to 10-5 overall, 3-1 in the Interstate Eight.
Morris 5, Streator 0: At Morris, the Bulldogs suffered the loss without a win. Claire Vogel fell 6-1, 6-2 at No. 1 singles, and Lucy Zavada by the same score at No. 2. In doubles, Syria Zuniga/Mina James fell 6-0, 6-0, Ebony Pickens/Brianna Jenkins lost 6-2, 6-2, and Franchesca Rodriguez/Marisa Vickers were defeated 6-3, 6-3.
Newark def. Indian Creek, 25-22, 25-19: At Newark, the Norsemen rebounded from Monday’s Little Ten Conference loss behind six kills from Grace Thrall, five kills from Lindsey Hatteberg, 16 digs from Taylor Kruser and 17 assists from Lauren Ulrich as they moved to 10-2 overall, 4-1 in the league.
Somonauk def. Hinckley-Big Rock, 25-11, 25-22: At Somonauk, Aubrey Westbrook collected 23 digs and four aces to pace the victory. Alethia Johnson totaled two aces and four digs, while Baylee Ohlson added four kills and four digs, Karlee McBride three kills and four digs, Maggie Roberts four kills and Piper Runge two kills and four digs for the Bobcats, now 3-8, 2-2 in the Little Ten.
Fieldcrest def. Flanagan-Cornell, 25-11, 25-16: At Minonk, Ella Goodrich slammed home five kills and Kristyn Swartz six aces to pace the Knights (10-2, 3-2 in the Heart of Illinois). Bella Fortner posted eight assists, Ashlyn May eight digs and Kaya Buchanan a block for FHS.
Morris def. Sandwich, 25-16, 23-25, 25-19: At Morris, the Indians dropped to 9-10 overall and 1-3 in the conference despite 11 kills, four blocks and seven digs from Audrey Rome. Alexis Sexton tallied 22 assists, seven points and four digs, and Maddie Hill 10 digs, six points and two aces.
Ottawa def. Plano, 25-7, 25-6: At Kingman Gym in Ottawa, the Corsairs captured the Interstate Eight Conference victory.
Ottawa def. Plano, 25-17, 25-17: At Love Gym in Ottawa, the Vikings claimed the I-8 win in two sets.