Marquette runner-up at Holy Family
In the Holy Family girls basketball tournament, Marquette Academy finished in second-place.
Marquette started with a 34-2 win over Spring Valley JFK (Hunter Hopkins 14 points, Morgan Collins six, Anna Hjerpe 5); then a 25-13 victory over Holy Family (Hopkins 14, Hjerpe five); and finally a 25-15 defeat against Trinity Catholic (Hopkins 11).
Against Milton Pope, Marquette’s 8s won, 25-19, and Kelsey Cuchra had 13 points and Hjerpe 10. The seventh-grade cagers won, 48-7 (Hopkins, Hjerpe, Kinley Rick 10 apiece, Cuchra nine, Morgan Collins seven points).
Shepherd cagers sweep foes
Shepherd notched seventh- and eighth-grade girls hoops wins over Mendota Northbrook. Leading the seventh-grade Rams, 38-5 winners, were Merideth Waldron (18 points), Ashlyn Guniere (13) and Reese Purcell (seven). The 8s, 39-2 winners, were paced by Aubrey Sullivan (16 points), Belle Markey (nine) and Mary Stisser (eight).
Shepherd swept Spring Valley to move both teams to 10-1 – the 7s winning 31-0 (Ganiere 18, Purcell six). The eighth-grade Rams won 46-3 (Markey 11, Stisser eight, Skylar Nodland six, Hayley Ewers six).
Grand Ridge girls top Tonica
Grand Ridge 20, Tonica 2: This was the final junior-high girls basketball action, with Ava Offermann (eight points) and DonNayah Bell (six) pacing Grand Ridge.
Grand Ridge lost a pair to Woodland – the seventh-graders, 31-10, (Lexi Sawin six points), the 8s, 20-2.
Streator Youth Soccer Week 8 results
Here are results from the final week of the regular season (with standout players as submitted by coaches) in Streator youth soccer:
Streator Rotary 5, Yuhas Flooring 4: standouts – Eliza Renken, Caden Rathbun
All-Type Fence 2, Feken Trucking 1: standouts – Wesley Bennett, Jacelyn Wachowski, Brynlee Bedeker, Maddex Lansford
Edward Jones 6, SCCU 3: standouts – Cole Smith, Fally Albert
Dream Machines 7, Danchris Nursery 0
Alloy Specialties 4, Vietti Concrete 2: standouts – Wesley Lemrise, Mia Hasche, Dylan Brown
Midland States Bank 5, First State Bank 2: standouts – Dominic Cherveny, Lane Hartenbower, Kali Muncy, Roman Huey
Green Financial 7, Countryside Animal 4: standouts – Lavanna Compton, Owen Basina, Bryce Blakemore, Austen Henson
Joe’s Station House 0, Sunbelt Rentals 0: standouts – Penny Biros, Mason Moore, Cade Wright, Owen Taylor
SCDC 5, Central Church of Christ 2: standouts – Jett Abbott, Hayden Flori
Vactor 5, More on Main 2: standouts – Kinslee Sweeden, Cooper Gallick
Crossfit Virago 2, Firefighters 1: standouts – Lily Trammel, Owen Fryman, Zayden Gallick, Brody Sliker
Frank’s Pet Shop 4, Hatzer and Son 0: standouts – Nate Berry, Race Abbott, Zack Selvidge, Will Lukach