Wednesday sports briefs

Posted Online: Sept. 03, 2014, 11:00 pm
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Prep boys golf
Geneseo 157, Sterling 162: The Maple Leafs' Ryan Ford, Austin Jump and Marshall Rice all had good days on the golf course on Wednesday. Those three each shot 39 and shared medalist honors in the dual-meet victory. Brian Bozzer shot a 40 to round out Geneseo's four scorers.

United Township 166, Rockridge 174: Jordan Hart shot a two-over par 38 at Highland Springs for the Panthers en route to their win over the hosting Rockets. Nick Wadsinger shot a 40 for UT. Rockridge was led by Liam Kilcoin's 42.

Sherrard takes triangular: On the shoulders of Grant Morse's 38 at Fyre Lake Golf Club, the Tigers shot a 178, beating Farmington (200) and Williamsfield (224). Dominic Ernat shot a 46 and Zac Anderson and Lane Weigel had 47s.

Monmouth-Roseville Triangular: Hosting Monmouth-Roseville wasn't able to upend the tough competition of Macomb (163) and Quincy (165) with its 173. Sam Gillen led the Titans with a 39.

Prep girls golf
Alleman takes triangular at Saukie: Alleman shot a low team score of 203 against Mercer County (217) and Riverdale (214). Claire Benisch led the Pioneers with a 45. Kassi Doyle led Mercer County with a 46. Hannah Gellerstedt's 56 was Riverdale's low-score.

Geneseo 182, Sherrard 236: Monica Lieving shot a 41 en route to the Maple Leafs' victory at Oakwood Country Club. Emily VandeWiele added a 45 and Bailey Ries shot a 46. Sherrard's Katy Schmitt shot a 42.

Prep volleyball
Annawan beats LaMoille in three: Racheal Peterson led the Bravettes to a three-set win over LaMoille with 23 assists and three aces. Annawan dropped the first set 25-17 before winning the next two 25-16 and 25-17. Taylor Shaw added 12 kills and Kate Sturtewagen had 10 digs.

Prep girls cross country
Monmouth-Roseville wins Prime Beef Run: The Titans outran the competition, scoring 28 points en route to a four-point victory in the four-team field. Untied finished third with 98 points. Dyesha Taylor finished in fourth overall, leading the Titans with a 22:52. Caitlin Bishop was United's top-scorer with an eighth-place finish with a time of 23:27.

Prep boys cross country
Monmouth-Roseville second in Prime Beef Run: The hosting Mon-Rose Titans scored a total of 32 points, but were outpaced by Macomb, which scored 23. Nathan Ault was Mon-Rose's top finisher with a time of 17:49.

Q-C college volleyball
Black Hawk tops Highland: The Black Hawk College Lady Braves came out roaring with a 25-22 win in the first set and won the final two sets 25-15 and 25-17. Freshman Syd Strawser had a solid match for BHC with 17 assists, six kills and a pair of aces. Sophomores Alax Battin (15 kills), Rachel Wilson (19 digs) and Elle May (19 digs) made solid contributions.


Local events heading

  Today is Tuesday, Sept, 30, the 273rd day of 2014. There are 92 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: The ARGUS Boys are very anxious to attend the great Democratic mass meeting tomorrow and we shall therefore, print no paper on the day.
1889 — 125 years ago: H.J. Lowery resigned from his position as manager at the Harper House.
1914 — 100 years ago: Curtis & Simonson was the name of a new legal partnership formed by two younger members of the Rock Island County Bar. Hugh Cyrtis and Devore Simonson..
1939 — 75 years ago: Harry Grell, deputy county clerk was named county recorder to fill the vacancy caused by a resignation.
1964 — 50 years ago: A new world wide reader insurance service program offering around the clock accident protection for Argus subscribers and their families is announced today.
1989 — 25 years ago: Tomato plant and other sensitive greenery may have had a hard time surviving overnight as temperatures neared the freezing point.

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