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5/8/2013 10:47:00 AM
Roundup: Princeton soccer rolls into regional final

NT Sports Staff

The Princeton girls soccer team advanced to the Class 1A Rock Island Alleman Regional final with an 8-0 victory Tuesday over Hall (0-17).

Michelle Kelly and Maria Vitale each notched a hat trick with Kelly scoring the team’s first three goals and Vitale scoring the next three.

Eliza Young added the final two goals for the Tigresses (8-7), who will face the host Lady Pioneers in the title game at 6:30 p.m. Friday.

Alleman advanced with an 11-0 victory Tuesday over DePue.

Streator 4, Ottawa 1
Briggitte Flowers scored the Lady Pirates’ lone goal on an assist from Sydney Beyer in a Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference loss Tuesday in Streator.

Emily Peterson made 11 saves for the Lady Pirates (9-6, 2-5 NIB 12).

St. Bede 5, Kewanee Wethersfield 1
Damin Smith used his arm and his bat to lead the Bruins to a non-conference victory Tuesday in Kewanee.

Smith tossed a complete game to improve to 6-0 on the season. He allowed one run on three hits with four strikeouts.

He also had a double and two RBIs.

Bobby Morrow had a double, a single and an RBI, while Steven Ebener added two hits for the Bruins (16-1).

Putnam County 4, Princeton 2
Evan Kreiser and Christian Carboni each had a pair of hits Tuesday as the Panthers beat the Tigers in a non-conference game in Hennepin.

Harold Fay allowed one earned run on two hits while striking out five and walking out two in a complete game for PC (16-9).

Matt Hayes took the loss for PHS as he gave up three runs on six hits.

Mendota 3, Winnebago 2
The Trojans scored two runs in the bottom of the sixth inning Tuesday to pull out a Big Northern Conference West Division game in Mendota.

Trae Blumhorst allowed one earned run on three hits while striking out seven and walking four in a complete game.

Evan Schultz went 2-for-3 with a run for MHS (6-16, 3-6 BNC West).

Earlville-Leland 2, Paw Paw 0
Brock Kreiter pitched the Red Raiders to a Little Ten Conference victory Tuesday in Earlville.

Kreiter gave up only two hits and struck out 11 batters.

He also went 2-for-3 with an RBI, for E-L (4-14, 4-11 LTC).

St. Bede 16, Annawan-Wethersfield 0, 5 inn.
Lainie Schweickert dominated in the circle and at the plate Tuesday to help the Lady Bruins to a non-conference victory Tuesday in Kewanee.

Schweickert went 3-for-5 with five RBIs while limiting A-W to no runs on two hits with six strikeouts and three walks.

Lydia Stariha went 3-for-3 with two runs and an RBI for SBA (16-5), while Barbi Prokup was 2-for-3 with two runs and an RBI and Mo Dean belted a home run and had two RBIs.

Mendota 9, Winnebago 3
Michaela DeLong went 3-for-5 with two RBIs and a run Tuesday to help the Lady Trojans to a Big Northern Conference West Division victory in Winnebago.

Ashlyn Kennedy earned the win for MHS (9-11, 5-5 BNC West) as she allowed three unearned runs on seven hits with seven strikeouts and seven walks.

Earlville-Leland 9, Paw Paw 5
Emily Grace blasted a three-run homer as part of a six-run sixth inning Tuesday that helped the Lady Red Raiders rally for a Little Ten Conference victory in Earlville.

Monica Loy went 2-for-4 with a double and three RBIs for E-L (10-8, 10-4 LTC).
Jasmine Kerley earned the win in relief.

At Princeton
Caleb Strom won three events Tuesday to help Princeton to victory in a home triangular.

The Tigers scored 108 points to beat St. Bede (59) and Ohio (10).

Strom won the long jump (19 feet, 5 inches), the 100-meter dash (11.4 seconds) and the 200 (23.43).

Michael Slingsby led St. Bede with first-place finishes in the shot put (45-10) and the discus (122-6).

Johnee Schulte won the 800 (2:24.08) to pace the Bulldogs.

La Salle-Peru 4, Rochelle 1
The Cavaliers won both singles matches and two of three doubles Tuesday to pick up a Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference victory in La Salle.

Reo Hammers won 6-1, 6-0 at No. 1 singles, while Luke Hartaur earned a 6-0, 6-0 at No. 2 singles.

In doubles, Jake and Trent Lipka won 6-2, 6-0 at No. 1 and Zach Giovanne and Cody O’Brien won 6-1, 6-1 at No. 3.

Pontiac 5, Mendota 4
James Carroll and Mark Prescott each won in singles Tuesday, but it wasn’t enough as the Trojans lost in Pontiac.

Cody Phalen and Joey Meyer added a win at No. 3 doubles for Mendota.

Princeton 3, Streator 2
Zach Hicks and Elliott Beetz won in singles Tuesday as the Tigers edged the Bulldogs in Streator.

Brady Frank and Ian Nichols added a victory at No. 1 doubles.

At Freeport
IVCC finished third Tuesday in the final Arrowhead Conference Tournament of the season.

The Eagles finished with 333 strokes. Kyle Chase led the way with a 79. Tanner Galyen and Michael Walker each had an 83, while Alex Harrison added an 88.

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