At the Seneca High Ag Farm, the Seneca girls cross country team swept a win in a triangular meet against Marquette and Plainfield East on Tuesday.
The Irish ladies, with 33 points, bested the Crusaders (42) and East (47). Pacing the win was Ashley Alsvig (21:15.34) and Evelyn O’Connor (21:22.17) finishing 1-2 atop the field, with Gracie Steffes (23:50.58) finishing sixth, Lauren Cronkite (25:59.18) seventh and Jessica Daggett (32:48.77) 17th.
For Marquette, Maggie Jewett (22:49.03) claimed fourth place, while Ella Biggins (26:00.46) was eighth, Keely Nelson (28:25.36) ninth, Morgan Nelson (28:50.58) 10th and Izzy Garkey (29:57.37) 11th.
In the boys race, East was the winner with 26 points to Seneca’s 31. Austin Aldridge (18:12.93) captured first place and Brady Danek (19:04.88) third for the Irish. Calvin Maierhofer (20:32.71) placed seventh, Andrew Danek (21:03.35) eighth and Nate Sprinkel (22:21.85) 15th in the win.
The Crusaders boys were led by Jimmy Lawsha (21:18.29) in 10th, followed by Maclane Rinearson (22:20.29) in 14th and Daniel Hoffman (23:43.32) 23rd.
Bulldogs third in triangular at Chillicothe: Streator fell to both Chillicothe IVC and Peoria Richwoods at Three Sisters Park. Kody Danko won the boys race in 16:51 for Streator, followed by Nick Adams in 14th, Ryan Seaton 15th, Chance Robart 17th and Cooper Spears 18th.
For the girls, Abby Pearce placed ninth. Lily Kupec was 12th, Skyler Schimek 14th, Kiley Rhodes 16th and Katie Monoghan 18th.
Sycamore def. Ottawa, 25-18, 25-14: At Sycamore, Ryleigh Stevenson had seven kills and Haley Waddell seven digs in the loss.
Woodland def. Lexington, 20-25, 25-22, 25-19: At Lexington, Emma Highland’s 14 points, three aces and eight digs led the Warriors (11-6, 3-1 Heart of Illinois) to victory. Ella Sibert added four points and five digs, Shae Simons four points and seven assists, and Kaleigh Benner three digs and three kills. Kaiden Connor had five digs, Chloe Johnston three kills, and Jenna Easton and Clara Downey four points each for WHS.
Indian Creek def. Earlville, 18-25, 27-25, 26-24: At Shabbona, the Timberwolves cooled off the Raiders despite Brynne Guelde’s seven kills, four kills and three blocks from Alexis Olson and Emma Benson’s 17 assists and four aces.
Roanoke-Benson def. Fieldcrest, 25-19, 25-18: At Roanoke, the Rockets won the battle of powerhouse teams in straight sets, despite Allie Wiesenhofer’s five kills, Bella Fortner’s six digs and eight assists, and eight more assists from Kristyun Swartz. The Knights fell to 15-3.
Sandwich def. Plano, 25-15, 25-14: At Plano, the Bobcats were the easy winner behind Claire Allen’s 11 kills, eight points and three digs. Also for the Indians, Alexis Sexton had 20 assists, two kills and two digs, Maddie Hill 10 points and two digs, and Audrey Rome eight kills. Emily Gomez chipped in five points and five digs for SHS (10-11, 2-3 in the Interstate 8).
Moline def. Newark, 25-19, 25-23: At Moline, the visiting Norsemen (13-5) gave their Class 4A opponent a tough test behind nine kills and eight digs from Megan Williams, Lauren Ulrich’s 19 assists and eight digs from Taylor Kruser.
Ottawa 156, Sandwich 194: At the Edgebrook Country Club, Ottawa’s Drake Stoudt carded a medalist even-par 36 to pace the Pirates, with Jonathan Cooper just behind at 38 and Drake Kaufman and Alex Billings each at 41. OHS finishes Interstate Eight dual play with a 7-0 mark.
Sandwich was led by three scores of 48, posted by Noah Campbell, Kadin Kern and Sam Dawson. Nick Sullivan added a 50 for the Indians (4-9, 2-5 in the I-8).
Ottawa 210, Plano 224: At the Cedardell, Zoe Harris fired a 44 to lead the Pirates’ win. Hannah Duggan added a 47, Brynne Sember a 56 and Brooke Waddell a 63 for the winners.
Lexington def. Woodland, 23-25, 25-12, 15-10: At Lexington, Shae Simons posted nine points, three aces and seven assists to lead the Warriors’ JV team. Chloe Johnston had six kills and Kaiden Connor seven digs.
Ottawa 3, L-P 2: At Ottawa, McKenzie Eichelkraut was a 10-7 winner at No. 1 singles, Mika Moreland Aubrey Sanders a 10-5 winner at No. 1 doubles and Peyton Bryson/Lexi Innis a 10-3 victor at No. 2 doubles.