Sports Highlights for Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017

Eastland golfer Lydia Coatney chips her ball onto  the green during the Rock Falls Invite on Saturday morning. Eastland took fifth, with Coatney shooting a 107.
Eastland golfer Lydia Coatney chips her ball onto the green during the Rock Falls Invite on Saturday morning. Eastland took fifth, with Coatney shooting a 107.

Varsity volleyball schedule


Polo at Eastland

Milledgeville at Scales Mound

Orion at Morrison

Northeast at Fulton

Sterling at Sterling Newman


Sterling at Metea Valley Invitational (see full schedule below)


Eastland, West Carroll, Freeport at Rockford East tourney

River Ridge at Galena tourney

Polo at Scales Mound tourney

Sterling at Metea Valley Invitational


Galena at Milledgeville

Fulton at West Carroll


River Ridge at Orangeville

Polo at Pearl City

Rockford Lutheran at Forreston

Sterling Newman at Dixon

Rockford East at Freeport

Metea/Oswego East Invitational


at Metea Valley

Black Pool (Main Gym)

B1 - Metea Valley

B2 - Trinity

B3 - Jones College Prep

B4 - Addison Trail

Gold Pool (Aux Gym)

G1 - Joliet Catholic

G2 - Sterling

G3 - St. Ignatius

G4 - Oak Park River Forest

Black Pool (Main Court)

5 p.m. B1 vs. B4

6:30 p.m. B1 vs. B3

8:15 p.m. B1 vs. B2

Black Pool (Gold Court)

5 p.m. B2 vs. B3

6:30 p.m. B2 vs. B4

8:15 p.m. B3 vs. B4

Gold Pool (Black Court)

5 p.m. G1 vs. G4

6:30 p.m. G1 vs. G3

8:15 p.m. G1 vs. G2

Gold Pool (Gold Court)

5 p.m. G2 vs. G3

6:30 p.m. G2 vs. G4

8:15 p.m. G3 vs. G4

at Oswego East

Blue Pool

B1 - Oswego East

B2 - Providence

B3 - Joliet Central

B4 - Metea Valley JH

Silver Pool

S1 - Whitney Young

S2 - Glenbard East

S3 - Burlington Central

S4 - Batavia

Blue Pool (Main Court)

5 p.m. B1 vs. B4

6:30 p.m. B1 vs. B3

8:15 p.m. B1 vs. B2

Blue Pool (Wolves Court)

5 p.m. B2 vs. B3

6:30 p.m. B2 vs. B4

8:15 p.m. B3 vs. B4

Silver Pool (OEHS Court)

5 p.m. S1 vs. S4

6:30 p.m. S1 vs. S3

8:15 p.m. S1 vs. S2

Silver Pool (Wood Court)

5 p.m. S2 vs. S3

6:30 p.m. S2 vs. S4

8:15 p.m. S3 vs. S4


Copper Bracket at Oswego East

10 a.m. Black 4 vs. Silver 4 (OEHS)

Blue 4 vs. Gold 4 (Wood)

11:30 a.m. Loser 1 vs. loser 2 (Wood), 15th place

Winner 1 vs. winner 2 (OEHS), 13th place

Bronze Bracket at Oswego East

10 a.m. Black 3 vs. Silver 3 (Aux 1)

Blue 3 vs. Gold 3 (Aux 2)

11:30 a.m. Loser 1 vs. loser 2 (Aux 2), 11th place

Winner 1 vs. winner 2 (Aux 1), 9th place

Silver Bracket at Metea Valley

10:00 a.m. Black 2 vs. Silver 2 (Main 1)

Blue 2 vs. Gold 2 (Main 2)

11:30 a.m. Loser 1 vs. loser 2 (Main 2), 7th place

Winner 1 vs. winner 2 (Main 1), 5th place

Gold Bracket at Metea Valley

10 a.m. Black 1 vs. Silver 1 (Main)

Blue 1 vs. Gold 1 (Wolves)

11:30 a.m. Loser 1 vs. loser 2 (Wolves), 3rd place

Winner 1 vs. winner 2 (Main) 1st place  

Varsity football schedule


Milledgeville at Amboy

Galena at Dakota

EPC at East Dubuque

Forreston at Pecatonica

West Carroll at Le-Win

AFC at River Ridge

Kirkland Hiawatha at Freeport Aquin

Orangeville at Polo

Stockton at Warren

Fulton at Peru St. Bede

Bureau Valley at Erie/Prophetstown

Sherrard at Morrison

Spring Valley Hall at Orion

Port Byron Riverdale at Princeton

Sterling Newman at Kewanee

Rockridge at Monmouth-Roseville

Chicago Lincoln Park at Geneseo

Ottawa at Wilmington

Chicago Corliss at Rochelle

Sterling at Sycamore

Belvidere at Rockford East

Rockford Boylan at Belvidere North

Rockford Auburn at Freeport

Machesney Park Harlem at Rockford Jefferson

Rockford Guilford at Rockton Hononegah


LaSalle-Peru at Park Forest (Rich East)

Varsity boys golf

AUG. 14

Eastland/Milledgeville: 205, Dakota: 238: Kaden Henze took medalist honors with a 48, while Brady Balk added a 49 as the Cougars topped the Indians in a dual at Lake Carroll near Lanark. Other E/M scores were: Riley Stover: 52, Treyton Selman: 56, Dawson DeMichele: 57, and Nick Kane: 71.

Polo: 195, Pecatonica: 246: Lane Hopkins carded a 7-over-par 42 to take medalist honors and lead the Polo golf team to a 51-shot win against Pecatonica at Silver Ridge near Oregon. Other Marco scores included: Trevin Woodin: 47, Mack Llanas: 51, Justin Young: 55, Megan Call: 56, and Logan Albrecht: 60.

AUG. 15

Stockton: 167, Eastland/Milledgeville: 197: Megan Gille’s 36 led the Blackhawks past the Cougars at Blackhawk Run in Stockton. Kade Henze (47) and Brady Balk (48) paced E/M. Other Eastland/Milledgeville scores were: Dawson DeMichele: 50, Riley Stover: 52, Treyton Selman: 55, and Nick Kane: 56.

Le-Win/Pearl City: 191, Amboy: 192, Forreston: 195: The Clippers fell by the slimmest of margins to the Le-Win/Pearl City co-op, finishing second at Sunset. The Cardinals finished a close third. Caleb Sarff took medalist honors for Amboy with a 40, and Clayton Kemp finished runner-up with a 42.

Rock Island Alleman: 161, Sterling: 173: Nate Olson carded a 1-over par 37 to lead Sterling in its season opener at Emerald Hill in Sterling. Also for the Warriors, Nick Ceruzzi had a 40, Jake Alston had 47 and Luke Steinke had 49. Other Sterling scores were: Charlie Lehman: 50, and Nathaniel Stout: 56.

Sterling Newman: 165, Princeton: 172: Jacob Rude shot an even-par 36 at Chapel Hill in Princeton to lead the Comets past the Tigers. Cael Sanders shot 41, Blake Wolfe fired a 43, and Cody Britt carded a 45 to round out Newman’s scores. Other Comet scores included: Josh Payan: 50, and Blake Gockel: 56.

Rock Falls: 163, Mendota: 174

Rockford Lutheran: 164, Dixon: 184

Rockford Christian: 177, Oregon: 205

AUG. 16

River Ridge/Scales Mound: 183, West Carroll: 213: RR/SM took the home victory at Story Brook in Hanover. The Wildcats were led by medalist Bennett Reese, who fired a 42. Other RR/SM scores were: Connor Brown: 45, Derrick Lehman: 47, and Andrew Brown: 49. The Thunder were led by Aaron Haring’s 49 followed by Deacon Hill’s 52, Ethan Reiland’s 53, and Jacob McLuckie’s 59.

AUG. 17

Stockton: 181, West Carroll 195: Despite shooting their best team round of the new season, the Thunder fell to the Blackhawks at home. Stockton’s Alex Staver captured medalist honors, shooting a match low 36. Other Stockton scores included: Garrett Buske’s 47, Shawn Power’s 49, and Megan Gille’s 49. West Carroll was led by Aaron Haring’s 39 followed by Deacon Hill’s 50, Ethan Reiland’s 51, and Ty Aljet’s 55.

Polo: 202, Eastland/Milledgeville: 217: Lane Hopkins edged teammate Trevon Woodin by 1 stroke to take medalist honors at Lake Carroll. Hopkins’ 48 and Woodin’s 49 led the Marcos to the victory. Other Polo scored included Mack Llanas 51, and Justin Young, who carded a 54. E/M scores were: Nick Kane’s 50, Kaden Henze’s 54, Riley Stover’s 56, and Dawson DeMichele’s 57.

Freeport: 167, Rochelle: 187, Dixon: 211: The Pretzels captured the win in the triangular held at Park Hills in Freeport. Freeport’s Gannon Ruckman was medalist with a score of 41. 

Rock Falls: 171, Byron: 180

Mendota: 184, Oregon: 209 

AUG. 19

Tiger Shootout at Byron

1- Rockford Christian: 336

2- Stillman Valley: 348

3- Byron: 366

4- Forreston: 379

5- Oregon: 379

6- Pecatonica: 446

Medalist: Adam Merrill, Oregon: 73

Varsity girls golf

AUG. 14

Eastland/Milledgeville: 212, Dakota: 265: Chloe Anderson fired a 49 to take medalist honors and Jenna French added a 51 as the Cougars opened their season with a home win against the Indians. Other E/M scores were: Lydia Coatney: 53, Emma Norton: 59, Ashley Janssen: 70, and Naomi Mullen: 77.

AUG. 15

Rockford Lutheran: 175, Dixon: 263

AUG. 17

Eastland/Milledgeville: 208, Sterling: 219: The Cougars beat the Warriors at Lake Carroll, thanks to consistent scores from their top four. Jenna French led E/M with a 50, Chloe Anderson shot 51, Emma Norton ford a 53, and Lydia Coatney carded a 54. Sterling’s Emma Boze took medalist honors with a 49. Averie Heintzelman shot 51.

AUG. 19

Rock Falls Invitational at Rock River Golf & Pool

Class 1A Team Scores

1- Rockford Lutheran: 325

2- Geneseo: 368

3- Erie: 395

4- Princeton: 429

5- Eastland/Milledgeville: 433

6- Byron: 435

7- Indian Creek: 489

8- Rockridge: 494

9- Rock Island Alleman: 526

10- Peru St. Bede: 539

11- Mercer County: 546

12- Orion: 564

13- Oregon: 579

14- Le-Win/Pearl City: 633

Eastland/Milledgeville scores

Jenna French: 98, Emma Norton: 101, Lydia Coatney: 107, Ashley Janssen: 127, Naomi Mullen: 162

Class 2A Team Scores

1- Galesburg: 352

2- Payton-Jones: 423

3- Sterling: 425

4- LaSalle-Peru: 425

5- Niles West: 432

6- Moline: 446

7- Jacobs: 475

8- Rock Island: 534

Sterling scores

Emma Boze: 98, Averie Heintzelman: 104, Abby Sheets: 106, Julia Hoffman: 117, Olivia Schwingle: 118 

Varsity boys golf schedule


Le-Win/Pearl City vs. Stockton


West Carroll vs. Freeport Aquin at Sandburr Run 

Le-Win/Pearl City vs. Amboy & Galena 


Eastland/Milledgeville vs. Amboy at Lake Carroll

West Carroll vs. East Dubuque at Lacoma

Varsity girls golf schedule


Le-Win/Pearl City vs. Amboy and Galena

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