SVM area roundup: Rock Falls wrestling defeats North Boone, Oregon girls take down Hinckley-Big Rock

Fulton boys beat Milledgeville, Forreston boys top AFC

Sauk Valley sports roundup

The Rock Falls wrestling team defeated North Boone 45-15 Wednesday night at Tabor Gym, getting four contested wins and four wins by forfeit.

Logan Williamson (132), Peighton Ahlstrand (160) and Emmanuel Jamison (182) won by pin, while Ryan McCord (152) added a win by decision for the Rockets.

Sterling 61, LaSalle-Peru 16: The Golden Warriors won 10 contested match and picked up a forfeit in a nonconference win over the Cavaliers at Musgrove Fieldhouse.

Cael Lyons (106 pounds), Zyan Westbrook (113), Dylan Ottens (138), Tatum Allen (152), Tommy Tate (160), Gage Tate (170), and Javier Luna (285) all won by pin for Sterling, while Chase Ullrich (182) added a 19-2 technical fall. Karson Strohmayer (126) won a 12-1 major decision, and Landon Kenney (132) added a 13-0 major decision for the Warriors.

Erie-Prophetstown swept at own triangular: The Panthers fell to Orion 47-21 and Sherrard 42-30 at home.

Against Orion, Samantha Kilker (106) and Jase Grunder (152) won by pin, while Wyatt Goossens (120) won by decision. Erie-Prophetstown received one forfeit win against the Chargers.

Against Sherrard, Goossens (120) and Grunder (152) won by pin, while Aiden Jepson (138) and Jordae Crow (160) won by decision. The Panthers received two forfeit wins against the Tigers.

Boys basketball

Fulton 64, Milledgeville 46: Baylen Damhoff and Ethan Price combined for 45 points to lift the Steamers past the Missiles.

Damhoff scored 23 points, with 16 in the first half, to lead all scorers. Price poured in 22 points. Trevor Tiesman scored 11 points and Daken Pessman added seven points for Fulton.

Leaders for Milledgeville were Bryce Aude with 12 points, Connor Nye and Colton Hendrick with nine points apiece, and Kacen Johnson with eight points.

Forreston 71, Ashton-Franklin Center 56: The Cardinals trailed 33-31 at halftime, but exploded with 40 points in the second half to defeat the Raiders in an NUIC contest.

Leaders for Forreston were Owen Greenfield with 21 points and Brock Smith with 20 points, 20 rebounds and six assists. Payton Encheff scored eight points, and Brendan Greenfield and Kendall Erdmann added seven points apiece; Erdmann also had eight steals.

AFC was led by Carson Rueff with a season-high 37 points; he made six 3-pointers. Jordan Harris added 10 points.

Mercer County 71, Morrison 54: The Mustangs played the Golden Eagles to a 35-point halftime tie, but were outscored 36-19 in the second half.

Brenden Martin led Morrison with 17 points, while Chase Newman scored 15 points, Carson Strating scored 12 points and Danny Mouw added six points.

Owen Relander scored 20 points to lead Mercer County, and Lucas Collison chipped in 14 points.

Girls basketball

Oregon 59, Hinckley-Big Rock 46: The Hawks built a four-point halftime lead, then used a 19-11 fourth-quarter run to put away the Royals.

Hadley Lutz led Oregon with a game-high 28 points, while Mariah Drake scored 11 points and Katelyn Bowers added 10 points.

Anna Herrmann and Kylee Hellebrand led HBR with 14 and 12 points.

Girls bowling

Kewanee 2,795, Sterling 2,655: The Golden Warriors fell to the Boilermakers by 140 pins in a road matchup in Princeton.

Hannah Conderman led Sterling with a 555 series (204 high game), while Emily Doss was next with a 463. Hailey Conderman rolled a 441, Olivia Barton bowled a 438, Katelynn Garcia-Redmond chipped in a 422, and Loralei Michels added a 346 for the Warriors.

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Dan Wussow

Dan Wussow

Dan is the sports editor for Sauk Valley Media. Previously, he wrote for The Post-Crescent in his hometown of Appleton, WI.