Q-C sports shorts from May 2


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Posted Online: May 02, 2013, 10:29 pm
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Prep baseball
Rock Island 10, Macomb 1: Cullen George and Zach Chapman combined for two doubles and five RBIs, as the Rocks warmed up for Saturday's Western Big 6 Conference doubleheader with arch-rival Moline. George finished with three RBIs, both beginning and ending a comeback from an early 1-0 deficit for the Rocks (11-11). Chapman also got the win on the mound, scattering four hits in a seven strikeout, no-walk, complete-game performance against Macomb (13-8).

Annawan-Wethersfield 4, Galva-Williamsfield 0: The Titans (18-6, 12-4) took a pitcher's duel thanks to six errors by the visitors. Both starters, A&W's Matt Jenkins (6-1) and G-W's Tyler Doubet, scattered a pair of hits in the Lincoln Trail Conference contest. Jenkins also balanced nine strikeouts vs. one walk in the complete-game shutout. Jake Bennett had a hit and the game's lone RBI for the winners.

Morrison 8, Amboy 0: The Mustangs' Alex Fischbach collected three RBIs on a bases clearing triple. Morrison's Bill Lee Greul earned the win on the mound, and Andrew Connelly brought home a pair of runs on two hits.

Steamers churn out two wins: Fulton put together a solid hitting performance winning the twin bill 8-3 and 8-2. In the first game, Fulton pounded out 10 hits highlighted by Austin Manon home run and pitcher Seth Sanderson earned thw win. In the second game, Sanderson tallied a pair of RBIs on two hits, and Paul Velasco put together a three hit performance.

Stark County 5, ROWVA 4: The Rebels' scored four runs in the bottom of the seventh taking advantage of a pair of errors to tie and then win the game. Both teams combined to commit 10 errors, Stark County's Sam Klooster gave up two hits and struck out 13 with four unearened runs.

Streator 5, Geneseo 4: In the bottom of the seventh, the Maple Leafs had the tying run on third with one out but were unable to bring the run across. Geneseo's Trevor Craig tallied two RBIs on two hits, and Daniels strung together three hits.

Prep softball
Alleman 16, Orion 6 (6): Maddie McGuire went 4-for-4, with a pair of doubles and four RBIs to pace the Pioneers to a six-inning mercykilling win. Lexi Ferrari also went 3-for-4, with a two runs scored, and ending up a home run shy of hitting for the cycle. Isabel Anderson and Chasney Jenkins also contributed two hits and two RBIs to a 16-hit attack for Alleman (16-7).

Annawan-Wethersfield 15, Williamsfield-Galva 1 (5): Megan Foes homered among three hits and five RBIs to pace the Titans to a five-inning, mercykilling victory in Lincoln Trail Conference action. Emillie Wright also tripled, doubled and drove in three runs. Celina VanHyfte (three hits, RBI) and Brooke Pyle (two hits, two RBIs) also contributed to a 13-hit attack, and Foes tossed a two-hitter in the circle.

Morrison 13, Amboy 1 (5 innings): The Mustangs' Allie Wiersema cracked a home run to highlight her five RBI day. Morrison's Lauren Pannier earned the win in the circle with four strikeouts, and Chelsea Eads cracked a hit over the fence finishing a three RBI performance.

Stark County 14, ROWVA 4 (5 innings): The sinking temperatures couldn't cool off the Rebels bats. Stark County's Danielle Kenney hit a grand slam in the fourth inning to erase a two run deficit, and Madi Paxson took another pitch deep for a two run homer. Kenney wasn't finished adding a two run double in the fifth inning. Not to be outdone, Paxson hit another two run home run in the fifth.

Kewanee 4, Sterling Newman 2: McKenzie Devilder had the tiebreaking, two-run double, plus got the pitching win in relief for the Boiler Girls. Third baseman Ashley Folger also made a game-saving catch on a line drive in the bottom of the seventh inning, and tied the game with a two-run double for the visitors.

Prep girls soccer
Alleman 4, Davenport North 1: Mary Kim Tadda scored her second goal of the game to give Alleman a 2-1 lead in the second half. The Pioneers' Andria Serra kept the offense churning with a score and two assists in the second half.

Prep boy's tennis
Alleman 7, Dixon 2: The Pioneers' Sam Woeber and Joe Phillibert were both two time winenrs. Alleman's Mark McLaughlin picked up another win at the NO.1 singles spot, and Garrett Larsen earned a tough 7-5, 6-2 singles win.












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  Today is Saturday, April 19, the 109th day of 2014. There are 256 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Miss McCorkindale has opened millinery rooms over Gimbel's dry goods store, where she offers a choice lot of millinery goods, which she will manufacture to order.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The little South Park Presbyterian chapel celebrated it first Easter decorated with flowers for an afternoon worship service attended by a large congregation.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Wennerberg Chorus of Augustana College has returned from a 2,000-mile tour in the Eastern states and Illinois.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Col. Charles Lindbergh has stated that he is convinced that Germany's air force is equal to the combined sky fleets of her potential European foes.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Small gas motors may be permitted on boats in the lake to be built in Loud Thunder Forest Preserve. The prospect was discussed yesterday at a meeting of the Rock Island County Forest Preserve Commission.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The annual Dispatch/Rock Island Argus Spelling Bee continues to be a family tradition. Ed Lee, an eighth-grader at John Deere Junior High School, Moline, is the 1989 spelling bee champion from among 49 top spellers in Rock Island, Henry and Mercer counties. He advances to the competition in Washington, D.C. Runnerup was Ed's sister, Susan.






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