At Wolf Creek in Pontiac, the Streator Bulldogs recaptured the Illinois Central Eight Conference Boys Golf Tournament on Monday after clinching the regular-season title last week.
Davey Rashid won medalist honors for the Bulldogs, carding an event-best 4-over-par 76. Jaydon Nambo (83) was second, Noah Colter (87) fourth, Cole Martin (91) ninth and Dane Winterrowd (91) 10th.
Streator topped the team standings, scoring a team 335 to runner-up Manteno’s 363 and third-place Peotone’s 372.
Newark-Serena wins Little Ten title: At Indian Oaks Country Club, the Newark-Serena Norsemen captured the Little Ten Conference Boys Golf Tournament championship with a team 344, led by Dylan Cartwright’s medalist-winning round of 76.
Hudson Stafford (87) placed fourth, with the Norsemen scorecard filled out by Braxton Hart (90) and Carson Baker/Cam Figgins (91). Hunter Staton added a 95.
“Great day for Dylan to be able to be conference champ his senior year,” Newark-Serena coach Chad Baker said. “Hopefully this gives us a little confidence heading into next week’s regional.”
La Salle-Peru 169, Sandwich 195: At Edgebrook, Sandwich lost despite a 45 from Noah Campbell. Kadin Kern (48), Sam Dawson (51) and Nick Sullivan (51) completed the Indians score.
Ottawa 2nd at Charger Invitational: On Saturday, Ottawa shot a team 310 to finish runner-up at the Aurora Central Charger Invitational led by 76s from Seth Cooper and Jonathan Cooper and 79s off the clubs of Drake Kaufman and Drake Stoudt.
Zoe Harris sets new Ottawa low round: At Deer Park, Ottawa’s Zoe Harris carded a 1-over-par 36 to set a new school record for lowest nine-hole round at Deer Park. As a team, Ottawa with a 181 fell to Kaneland but defeated L-P, Roanoke-Benson and fourth-place Sandwich (195).
Hannah Duggan (40), Brooke Waddell (52) and Payton Bruck (53) rounded out the Pirates scorecard. For Sandwich, it was Alijah Campbell (41), Melody Goldstein (49), Georgia Vehe (51) and Jayden Baumbach (54).
Earlville def. Sandwich, 25-22, 25-23: In nonconference play, the Red Raiders (12-2) scored the win paced by Elizabeth Browder (six kills), Brynn Guelde (five kills) and Emma Benson (14 assists).
Sandwich (9-11) was led by Alexis Sexton (16 assists, five digs), Claire Allen (eight kills), Emily Gomez (nine digs) and Melissa Pfaff (five kills).
Streator 1-3 at Boilermaker Challenge: At the Bradley-Bourbonnais Boilermaker Challenge on Saturday, the Bulldogs lost to Plainfield South, Yorkville and the hosts, but defeated Danville in three sets. Streator leaders included Hannah Rambo (10 kills, six aces, 15 digs, three blocks), Mallory Goerne (six kills, 10 digs), Devin Elias (five kills, five blocks), Alexa Jacobs four kills, six blocks), Abby Bedecker (13 assists, 12 aces, 10 digs), Ellie Isermann (10 assists), Emma Graves (22 digs, seven aces) and Kadence Ondrey (11 digs)
Newark-Seneca 4, Hinckley-Big Rock 1: At Newark, the Norsemen notched the Little Ten triumph. Scoring goals were Adrian Lleshi, Angel Pedroza, Jesus Rios and Angel Fernandez.
Rochelle 6, Ottawa 5: In an Interstate Eight contest, the Pirates were defeated with the Hubs scoring the game-winner late.
Serena 2, IMSA 2: At Serena, the short-handed Huskers tied Illinois Math and Science Academy in a key Little Ten showdown after trailing, 2-0, at the half and surviving two scoreless overtimes. Camden Figgins (penalty kick) and Tanner Faivre (Figgins assist) notched the Serena scores. Carson Baker recorded 18 saves.
Sycamore 11, Sandwich 0: In I-8 play, the Indians (0-13-1, 0-7) managed just one shot on goal in the loss, while keeper Johnathon Carlson made six saves.
Streator 3, Rochelle 2: At Streator, the host Bulldogs recorded another nail-biting victory with No. 3 doubles team Marissa Vickers and Franchesca Rodriguez’s 6-4, 0-6, 10-8 victory the walk-off winner. Streator swept the singles division for its other two wins – Claire Vogel at No. 1 (6-3, 6-2) and Lucy Zavada at No. 2 (6-4, 0-6, 10-6).
Ottawa 7th at Gold Invite: Saturday at the Bloomington Gold Invitational, Ottawa placed seventh led by fourth-place finishes at No. 2 doubles (Jenna Smithmeyer/Emma Walker), No. 5 singles (Emma Cushing) and No. 1 singles (Ella Marvel).