Sports' top hits for the week

Posted Online: May 11, 2014, 6:37 pm
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Marc Nesseler,
1. "Illini signee Finke remains unfazed": Illini recruit Michael Finke has naysayers, but don't fret, Illini fans, says Illini Nation columnist Kedric Prince.

2. "Geneseo goalie Dietrich commits to Illinois as walk-on": Darci Dietrich has posted 22 shutouts in the past two seasons for the Leafs' girls' soccer team.

3. "Records fall as Rocks win Big 6 title": Rock Island gets a record-setting day from Mystique Thompson to win the conference girls' track & field title.

4. "UT grad Pavelonis continues to fight through adversity": Chase Pavelonis continues to suceeds despiote adversity of surgeries and loss of grandmother.

5. "Rockridge softball rolls; Rocket baseball scores late to top Orion": The Rockets sweep Orion in a night of softball and baseball, with baseball full of the tense moments.

6. "Moline softball stops Sherrard": The Maroons blank Tigers 3-0 in a battle of Quad-Cities area softball powers.

7. "Moline-UT softball split gives Alleman inside title track": UT upsets Moline in softball to put Alleman a sweep of Quincy away from the Big 6 title.

8. "Moline tops UT, stays undefeated in WB6 girls' soccer race": A win over UT sets the stage for Moline going for the conference title the next week in a match with Quincy.

9. "Panthers sweep Maroons, have baseball title in sight": UT takes two from Moline to keep alive WB6 baseball title hopes.

10. "Leafs take second at State Line Challenge": Playing for the title but with prom preparations for much of the Leafs, underclassmen fall to Mount Prospect's varsity squad.


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