Fieldcrest senior Mason Stoeger ran the 3-mile course in 15:39 to win the Dale Donner Invitational by 25 seconds Saturday at Bureau Valley Junior High in Walnut.
Amboy co-op’s Brock Loftus placed second in 16:04, while teammate Ian Eller was sixth in 17:00.
La Salle-Peru teammates Ryan Hartman (17:09) and Matt Beard (17:11) placed eighth and ninth, respectively, while Bureau Valley’s Elijah House took 15th in 17:35.
Mendota’s Alex Hermosillo was 27th in 18:06, Henry-Midland’s Preston Rowe was 39th in 18:24, Christian Yepsen paced Princeton by finishing 46th in 18:51 and Miguel Jones led St. Bede as he was 59th in 19:14.
The Clippers were the top area team by placing fourth with 112 points. L-P was seventh, Henry-Midland took 11th and Princeton was 13th. Sandwich won the 15-team meet with 95 points.
In the girls race, Amboy’s Lauren Althaus was the top area finisher as she placed 24th in 21:09.
Princeton’s Lexi Bohms placed 25th in 21:16, Mallely Ontiveros led L-P as she finished 55th in 22:59, Fieldcrest’s Claire Phillips was 60th in 23:09, Bureau Valley’s Amalie Graversgaard was 64th in 23:19 and Madelyn Torrance paced St. Bede by finishing 73rd in 24:05.
The Cavaliers had the highest team finish in the area as they placed 14th among the 19 teams, while A-L was 15th, St. Bede was 17th and Fieldcrest was 19th.
Hall freshman Landen Plym carded a 79, shooting a 37 on the front 9 and a 42 on the back 9 to edge IVC’s Elaine Grant and La Salle-Peru’s Coleman Rundle, who both shot 81s, for the individual title at the Princeton Invitational on Saturday at Wyaton Hills Golf Course.
The Grey Ghosts beat out the Red Devils by four strokes for the team title, 346-350, while the Cavaliers (359) took third.
Mendota (360) was fourth, St. Bede (362) was fifth, Princeton (374) was sixth and Bureau Valley (383) was seventh in the nine-team field.
Mendota’s Ethan Hanaman placed fifth with an 84, Grant Plym, Landen’s cousin, was sixth (84) for Hall, L-P’s Carter Fenza (85) was seventh, while St. Bede’s Jake Delaney (85) and Trent Acuncius (88) were eighth and 10th, respectively.
Rounding out the scores for L-P were Connor Noramczyk (95) and Caden Valenzuela (99).
Also scoring for Hall were Nick Arrate (91) and Josh Scheri (96) with Rivers Jordan (100 and Artie Argubright (111).
For Mendota, Owen Aughenbaugh had a 91, Dominik Stamberger had a 92 and Clay Buffington added a 93.
Jarrett Carr led PHS with an 89 with Jack Bauer adding a 93, Jaden Eggers a 95, Karter Patterson and Josh Peterson 97s and Jordan Reinhardt a 99.
For Bureau Valley, Seth Spratt a 93, Bryson Smith a 95, Landon Birdsley a 96, Cooper Balensiefen a 99, Parker Stier a 101 and Payne Lind a 126.
At Port Byron
Amboy-LaMoille’s Wes Wilson shot a 76 on Saturday to place seventh in Riverdale’s Brinkmeier Classic.
Amboy-’s Jackson Brubaker tied for 16th with an 80 as the Clippers carded a 352 as a team to place eighth.
At La Salle
Peyton Heagy set four meet records Saturday to win the individual title at the La Salle-Peru co-op’s Pentathlon.
Heagy set records in the 50-yard freestyle (25.45 seconds), the 100 breaststroke (1:10.94) and the 200 freestyle (2:00.87). Her 4,001 points also were a meet record.
Heagy’s performance led the Cavaliers to a second-place finish with 12,259 points. Olympia won with 12,410.
Fieldcrest won its own invitational Saturday with a 5-0 record.
In pool play, the Knights beat St. Bede (25-19, 26-24), Cissna Park (23-25, 25-23, 15-5) and Clinton (25-20, 25-20).
Fieldcrest defeated Illini Bluffs 25-20, 25-17 in the semifinals before topping Princeton 18-25, 25-20, 25-22 for the title.
Allie Wiesenhofer had 32 kills and 27 digs for the Knights (14-2), while Bella Fortner contributed 58 assists and Ashlyn May put down 27 kills.
Princeton was 3-0 in pool play with wins over Olympia (25-18, 22-25, 15-8), Illini Bluffs (25-14, 25-22) and Delavan (25-15, 25-15) before defeating Cissna Park 21-25, 25-15, 25-13 in the semifinals.
Katie Bates had 135 assists, 57 points, 15 aces and 44 digs for the Tigers (), while Maya Gartin contributed 36 kills, 9.5 blocks and five digs and Abby Peterson added 74 digs, 34 points and 10 assists.
Henry-Senachwine placed fourth in the Judy Richmond Classic at Mercer County.
The Mallards beat Galva (25-20, 25-14), lost to Mercer County (25-11, 23-25, 15-12) and beat Lowpoint-Washburn (25-10, 25-23) before losing to Orion 25-12, 21-25, 15-7 in the third-place match.
Hope Self had 63 assists, 26 digs and 14 aces, while Nakeita Kessling added 35 digs and 29 kills.
Self and Kessling were named to the six-player all-tournament team.
La Salle-Peru placed fifth at the Dunlap Invitational on Saturday.
The Cavaliers lost to Metamora 3-2 in the first round, then beat Dunlap 5-0 before defeating Bloomington Central Catholic 3-2 in the fifth-place match.
Princeton’s No. 1 doubles team of Olivia Alter and Maggie Davis won their bracket at the Sterling tournament on Saturday.
No. 2 singles player Emilee Merkel placed third for the Tigers.
Mendota’s Alex Stremlau won the No. 1 singles bracket, while the Trojans’ No. 2 doubles team of Kaylee Barkman and Jackie Cortez took third.
DePue-Hall went 2-1 at the Ottawa tournament, beating Clifton Central (2-0) and Sandwich (5-1) and losing to the host Pirates (3-0).
Mauricio Ruiz, Nathan Harrison and Francisco Moreno each scored two goals for the Little Giants.
Andres Moreno made 28 saves.
Princeton 1, Monmouth-Roseville 1
The Tigers and Titans tied Saturday in Princeton.
IVCC 3, Joliet 0
Pumi Maphumulo scored two goals Saturday to lead the Eagles to a non-conference victory in La Salle.
Bayron Cruz scored a goal for IVCC (7-3), while Marc Philavanh had three assists.