Boys Cross Country news
Crystal Lake Central's Hadley Ferrero won the girls individual title at the Fox Valley Conference Cross Country Meet on Saturday, while Crystal Lake South took the girls team title. Burlington Central's Yusuf Baig took the boys championship and Hampshire grabbed the boys team title.
Katrina Schlenker and Micah Wilson propel Batavia and St. Charles East to respective DuKane Conference team championships on Saturday.
The Sauk Valley Community College volleyball team notched its 30th win of the season with a 25-17, 25-15, 25-19 win over Waubonsee on Thursday night in Dixon.
The Fox Valley Conference Cross Country Meet will have several strong teams on both sides for girls and boys. Last year the top four girls teams were separated by 14 points; it could be another tight finish on Saturday in McHenry.
The Amboy-LaMoille boys cross country team took home the trophy at its own Columbus Day Invite on Monday at Shady Oaks Country Club, claiming three of the top 10 spots to take the title.
A duel between DeKalb’s Riley Newport and Sterling’s Dale Johnson developed early on in Saturday’s Sterling Invitational. The two were neck-and-neck for the first mile and a half before Newport started to pull away. He took first in 15:13.2, while Johnson was second in 15:36.7.
The Byron girls swimming co-op won a triangular at home Wednesday, scoring 101 points to defeat Sterling (37 points) and Morrison (32).
The Sterling volleyball team took care of Western Big 6 foe Alleman in straight sets Tuesday night at Musgrove Fieldhouse, while Newman win at Mendota in a Three Rivers East match.
Sterling's Dale Johnson took third at the 39-team Peoria Invite on Saturday, while Rock Falls' Tayli Hultin won the Pretzel Invite in Freeport.
The Dixon boys golfers took third at the 2A Ottawa Regional on Wednesday in Oglesby, advancing to next Monday's Sycamore Sectional. Sterling's Dale Guerrieri also qualified for the sectional after shooting an 86.