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Hall’s Cattani first at L-W Invite

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The Malden Musketeers finished off an undefeated 17-0 season by defeating DePue for the BVEC Tournament championship Thursday at Ohio, repeating as conference champions. Team members are: (front) Allison Clausen; (first row, from left) Kiyrra Morris, Macey Hall, Riley Rauh, Isabella Bauer, Danika Burden; and (back row) assistant coach Amy Nichols, Savannah Hollars, Season Karns, Natasha Faber, Mariska Mount, Sydney Mount, Jasmine Pickett, Emmalee Joiner, Sophia Colome, Makenzie McCarty and head coach Nate Jones. Absent from the picture was Elizabeth Clausen.
The Malden Musketeers finished off an undefeated 17-0 season by defeating DePue for the BVEC Tournament championship Thursday at Ohio, repeating as conference champions. Team members are: (front) Allison Clausen; (first row, from left) Kiyrra Morris, Macey Hall, Riley Rauh, Isabella Bauer, Danika Burden; and (back row) assistant coach Amy Nichols, Savannah Hollars, Season Karns, Natasha Faber, Mariska Mount, Sydney Mount, Jasmine Pickett, Emmalee Joiner, Sophia Colome, Makenzie McCarty and head coach Nate Jones. Absent from the picture was Elizabeth Clausen.

Hall’s Tea Cattani ran down first place with a time of 19:33 in Thursday’s Lowpoint-Washburn Invite cross country race.

Teammate Yovanna Reyes placed sixth in 22:18, one spot behind St. Bede’s Brady Mudge (21:05).

Hall’s Jared Crowther placed ninth in the boys meet in 17:09. Beau Bonnell (17:17), Daniel Dugosh (17:19) and Connor Gochanour finished in a pack from 11th to 13th for St. Bede.

Volleyball

Kewanee def. St. Bede 25-23, 23-25, 25-20

The Lady Bruins forced a third set, but fell to the Boiler Girls at the academy Tuesday, 23-25, 25-23, 20-25. Marissa Boehm led the Lady Bruins (7-11-1) at the net with 10 kills and 4.5 blocks. Other leaders for St. Bede were Elaina Wamhoff (10 points, 2 aces, 30 assists), Payton Giordano (25 digs) and Berklee Linnig (10 kills).

Newman def. Hall 25-18 25-11

Maddie Hannon had four kills and an ace Tuesday, but the Lady Red Devils fell to the Comets 25-18, 25-11 in Three Rivers Conference East play Tuesday in Spring Valley. Gia Pozzi added six digs and a pair of kills for Hall (3-13).

Erie-Prophetstown def. Princeton 25-15, 18-25, 25-19

The Tigresses battled the Lady Panthers to three sets before falling 15-25, 25-18, 19-25 in Three Rivers Conference East play Tuesday at Prophetstown.

Kenzie Coleman had nine kills, 11 digs and a block while Katie Bates added 23 assists and 12 digs and Olivia Chastain a team-high 11 points for PHS (12-9, 6-2).

Hall def. Putnam County 25-15, 25-20

The Lady Red Devils put together runs at the end of each game to come away with the win Wednesday in Spring Valley 25-15, 25-20.

Maddie Hultz served out the match with four points, capped with an ace.

“Our defense was good, because if you’re going to be short, you have to play good defense,” Hall coach Demi Salazar said. “We have good kids, and we finished well tonight.”

For a full story, visit https://www.bcrnews.com/2019/10/03/hall-tops-putnam-county-in-two-sets/az2rzou/.

Somonauk def. LaMoille-Ohio 19-25, 25-23, 25-16

The Lady Lions opened with a 25-19 winner, but the Lady Bobcats rallied for 25-23, 25-16 wins in Little Ten Conference play Tuesday in Somonauk. Emma Lundquist had 12 points, including six aces, for the Lady Lions, while Collette Motter had 16 digs, Ki’Ayana Moore four blocks and six kills, and Kylee Brown seven assists.

Galva def. LaMoille-Ohio 25-19, 25-20

Madison Funderberg scored eight points with four aces, but the Lady Lions fell 19-25, 20-25 Thursday at LaMoille. Other leaders for the Lady Lions were Motter (10 digs), Moore (2 blocks, 6 kills) and Brown (6 assists).

Ella Cherry scored 19 points, including four aces and 10 assists to lead the L-O F/S to a 25-3, 25-17 victory.

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