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Multiple Saturday qualifiers at state track and field highlight today's Chronicle sports roundup.
Huntley Middle's Mariya Alexander led off the 4x100, followed by Amaya Kemp, Kara Zimmerman and anchor Eloise Fisher. They finished in 52.74, setting a new seventh-grade state record to with the seventh-grade Class 4A title.
The DeKalb softball team finished two outs away from knocking off No. 3 Auburn in a Class 4A DeKalb Regional semifinal on Wednesday, but two errors in the seventh inning led to the Knights scratching out a 3-2 win.
DeKalb has seven entries competing at this week's 3A state track championships, while Kaneland and Sycamore each have 10 competitors going in the 2A meet. G-K, Indian Creek and H-BR will also be represented.
DeKalb softball met Auburn in a Class 4A regional game Wednesday afternoon at DeKalb High School.
Sycamore wins 30th game. Plus more baseball from around the area.
DeKalb's Joscelyn Dieckman took second in 3A pole vault and Sydney Myles was third in high jump at the IHSA Girls Track and Field State Meet. Indian Creek's Reagan Gibson is fourth in 1A pole vault.
Sycamore's Steven Chen qualified for the state tennis tournament, while the Sycamore baseball team picked up two big wins. All that plus Sycamore softball in the prep roundup.
Saturday’s rivalry game between Sycamore and DeKalb, a 12-2 win for the Spartans, spotlighted what each team is dealing with pitching-wise heading into the postseason.
Grace Helzer had a hat trick, including a pivotal goal before halftime, as Huntley won its first regional since 2017 with a 5-0 win over DeKalb, which was in its first regional final since 2017.
DeKalb qualified three of its sprint relays and won the team title at the Class 3A DeKalb Boys Track and FIeld Sectional Meet on Wednesday.
Indian Creek wins on Penalty Kicks - advances to Sectional final. That plus many more scores from around the area.
DeKalb girls track and field coach Max Crowninshield said a strong showing at Metea Valley has the Barbs ready for Eastern Illinois this week. The Barbs took second at the sectional and qualified five athletes for the Class 3A State Championship in Charleston.
Kaneland softball splits at Rockridge tournament. That plus more scores from around the area.
The DeKalb badminton team made history on Friday at the IHSA State Championship. And it wasn’t just because the Barbs were hosting for the first time.