Girls Cross Country news
Running the regional on their home course, the Rock Falls Rockets had some lofty expectations coming into Saturday’s race at Centennial Park. They lived up to them, as Tayli Hultin won the race and the Rockets took the top spot as a team, beating Mercer County 52-53.
The Dixon girls cross country team won the title at the Class 2A Burlington Central Regional on Saturday morning, placing three runners in the top six to defeat Chicago Northside 53-56. The Amboy boys won the 1A St. Bede Regional title, downing Sandwich 34-44.
Crystal Lake Central freshman Hadley Ferrero won the Fox Valley Conference Meet last week. She joined her sisters, junior Annie and sophomore Hope, with the Tigers this season. Central took third in the FVC Meet and will run in the Class 2A Woodstock Regional on Saturday.
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.