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home : sports : sports   April 29, 2016

4/26/2014 12:57:00 AM
Roundup: Mendota tennis stays unbeaten

NT Sports Staff

The Mendota boys tennis team stayed unbeaten with a 5-0 victory over Sterling Newman in Mendota.

Cody Phalen earned a 6-1, 4-6, 10-5 victory at No. 1 singles, while Joey Meyer was a 6-1, 6-3 winner at No. 2 singles.

In doubles, James Carroll and Mark Prescott picked up a 6-2, 6-2 victory at No. 1, Nick Phalen and Lukas Brandner were 6-2, 6-2 victors at No. 2 and Kruger Keene and Tyler Doughty won 6-0, 6-1 at No. 3.

The Trojans are 5-0.

At Palos Hills
La Salle-Peru graduate and IVCC sophomore Nate Adcock advanced to the No. 5 singles championship match at the Region IV tournament at Moraine Valley Community College.

Adcock won his first match 7-5, 6-2 before earning a 4-6, 7-5, 10-7 win in the semifinals.

At Geneseo
Sarah Robinson won an individual event, placed second in another and helped two relays to victory Friday to help La Salle-Peru place second in a triangular at Geneseo.

The Lady Cavaliers finished with 62 points to finish behind Geneseo (94.5) and ahead of Princeton (29.5).

Robinson won the 110-meter hurdles in 17.2 seconds and placed second in the 300 hurdles in 50.93 seconds.

She ran with Abby Coutre, Jena Argubright and Shay Scheri to win the 800 relay in 1:54.41 and with Hannah Uranich, Lesly Rocha and Megan Krolak to win the 1,600 relay in a school-record time of 4:15.39.

Rocha also won the 800 in 2:25.5 and the 1,600 in 5:34.68, Krolak claimed the 3,200 in 12:01.54 and Scheri won the long jump with a leap pf 15 feet, 6 ¾ inches and placed second in the 100 in 12.87 seconds.

Princeton’s Zoe Mead won the 400 in a season-best 59.86 seconds.

Also winning for PHS were Colbi Schertz in the shot put with a toss of 37-7, Ann Sims in the triple jump with leap of 32-3 ¾ and Taylor Clark in the discus with a throw of 111-0.

At Metamora
Ottawa’s Cyrano Rayfield won the discus and placed second in the shot put to help the Pirates place fourth among eight teams Friday at the Metamora A-B-C Meet. Princeton placed fifth with 136.5 points, while the host Redbirds won with 335.
Rayfield tossed the discus 140 feet, 6 inches and the shot put48-11 ½.

Teammate Bryce Bilyeu won the high jump by clearing 6-0.

Princeton’s Lenny Mead won the 300-meter hurdles in 40.8 seconds and placed second in the 110 hurdles in 16.26 seconds.

At Spring Valley/Hennepin
Hall won both of its pool play games Friday in the Putnam County Legends Wooden Bat Tournament.

The Red Devils beat Mendota 10-2 and Princeton 5-4 in eight innings in Spring Valley.

Hall will play in the championship game at 11 this morning.

Against Mendota, Tyler Taber went 2-for-3 with three RBIs, while Pete Mautino allowed one earned run in five innings to pick up the win.

Taggart Venegas drove in two runs against Princeton, while Ian Trevier was 3-for-4 with an RBI.

Julian Barroso earned the win in relief.

In the first game in Spring Valley, Princeton edged Mendota 2-1.
Putnam County split two games Friday in Hennepin.

PC opened with a 6-1 loss to Illinois Lutheran before bouncing back with a 7-0 victory against Bureau Valley.

Against Lutheran, Neal Stassell drove in PC’s lone run, while Austin Biagaini struck out four in five innings on the mound.

Nick DiazDeLeon threw a shutout against Bureau Valley and drove in a run. Evan Kreiser added a pair of RBIs.

At Oglesby
IVCC split a non-conference doubleheader Friday against Prairie State at Dickinson Field in Oglesby with an 11-5 victory in the first game and a 4-1 loss in the second game.

In the opener, La Salle-Peru graduate Levi Ericson and St. Bede alumnus Logan Bima each drove in two runs, while Brandon Urbance struck out eight batters in a complete game.

In the second game, Bima had two hits and drove in IVCC’s lone run, while Ericson pitched 4 2/3 innings and struck out seven batters.

At Oglesby
IVCC was swept in a non-conference doubleheader Friday by Waubonsee Community College.

The Lady Eagles lost the opener 10-2 and the second game 19-2.

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