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Tigresses sweep Senior Night

The PHS girls tennis team celebrated Senior Night with a 5-0 sweep over Streator Monday evening.
The PHS girls tennis team celebrated Senior Night with a 5-0 sweep over Streator Monday evening.

The Princeton girls tennis team celebrated 2020 Tennis Senior Night with a 5-0 sweep over Streator Monday at PHS.

A pair of seniors, Abby Jensen and Anya Kauffman, cruised to a 6-0, 6-1 win at No. 2 doubles.

Two more seniors also took part in the fun. Emma Zelenik won 6-2, 6-3 at No. 1 doubles (6-2, 6-3) with junior Olivia Alter and Carli Wright won 6-4, 6-7(2), 11-9 at No. 3 doubles with junior Rachael Woolley.

Juniors Maggie Davis (6-1, 6-4) and Nora Eiken (6-0, 6-1) swept singles play.


At Walnut: Jenna Loftus, Lexi Bohms and Hannah Muehlschlegel took the top three spots Tuesday to lead the Princeton girls to victory in a Three Rivers Conference quadrangular. The meet was held in "wave style" with each school running separately with separate starts.

The Tigresses tallied 20 points to beat Bureau Valley (61) and Hall (73). Kewanee did not have enough runners for a team score.

Loftus finished in 22:44, Bohms ran a 22:46 and Muehlschlegel finished in 24:26.

Yovanna Reyes led Hall in fifth in 25:30, while Jillian Hulsing paced the Storm by finishing seventh in 26:36.

In the boys race, Elijah House won the individual title in 18:36 to help Bureau Valley place second.

The Storm scored 49 points to finish behind Kewanee (37), but ahead of Hall (52) and Princeton (99).

Hall’s Ed Arteaga (19:21) and Kaden Crowther (19:47) placed third and fourth, respectively, while Christian Yepsen led Princeton by finishing ninth in 21:11.

At Rock Falls: Despite missing four of its top seven runners — one due to injury and three due to quarantine — the Amboy co-op pulled out a victory in a triangular.

The Clippers tallied 38 points to beat Rock Falls (42) and Rockford Lutheran 944).

Brock Loftus (18:23) and Ian Eller (18:39) placed first and second, respectively.


At Spring Valley: Brendan Pillion carded a 38 on Tuesday to earn medalist honors and lead St. Bede to a Three Rivers Conference triangular sweep at Spring Creek Golf Course.

The Bruins scored a 165 to beat Newman (166) and Hall (178).

Also scoring for the Bruins were Nathan Potthoff (42), Logan Humpage (42) and Jake Delenay (43).

Caleb Savitch, a converted football player, led the Red Devils with a 41, Josh Scheri and Nick Arrote each shot a 45 and Grant Plym added a 47.

Junior high softball

At Ottawa: Princeton Logan took an 11-run lead and held for a 19-17 win over Ottawa Shepherd Tuesday. Makayla Hecht led the Lions with four hits.

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