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 Monday, Oct. 20, the 293rd day of 2014. There are 72 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The store of Devoe and Crampton was entered and robbed of about $500 worth of gold pens and pocket cutlery last night.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Michael Malloy was named president of the Tri-City Stone Cutters Union.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Dewitte C. Poole, former Moline newspaperman serving as vice consul general for the United States government in Paris, declared in a letter to friends that the once gay Paris is a city of sadness and desolation.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans for the construction of an $80,000 wholesale bakery at 2011 4th Ave. were announced by Harry and Nick Coin, of Rock Island. It is to be known as the Banquet Bakery.
1964 -- 50 years ago: An application has been filed for a state permit to organize a savings and loan association in Moline, it was announced. The applicants are Ben Butterworth, A.B. Lundahl, C. Richard Evans, John Harris, George Crampton and William Getz, all of Moline, Charles Roberts, Rock Island, and Charles Johnson, of Hampton.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Indian summer is quickly disappearing as temperatures slide into the 40s and 50s this week. Last week, highs were in the 80s.

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