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Local High School and Junior High Sports Update for Sept. 11, 2019

Volleyball

The Monmouth-Roseville Titans improved to (7-4) overall on the season with an easy 25-14, 25-16 victory over Camp Point Central at Monmouth-Roseville High School. Carly Gillen had 12 kills and two blocks for the winners. Delaney Woodard continued her strong season as well with 15 assists and 15 service points, with three of those being aces. Sully Huston led the Titans in digs with five.

United defeated Southeastern 25-19, 25-16. The Red Storm are now (7-1).

It was West Central with a nice win over Sherrard, 25-20, 25-16. The Heat improve their overall record to (4-4), while Sherrard falls to (6-4). Megan Schaley smashed six kills, Sadie Lenz handed out 12 assists and Mady Reed filled up the scoresheet with five kills, 1 block and 11 digs.

Abingdon-Avon knocked off ROWVA in two sets, 25-18, 25-22. The Tornadoes were led by McKayla Sloan’s team-high of 12 assists. Lakin Robinson totaled four kills and three blocks. Taylor Main had four kills for ROWVA. Jaylin Haynes had three assists for the Tigers, as well.

Knoxville beat Ridgewood in three sets to get their overall record to (3-2). Kailee Shreeves had nine digs. AJ Rask dished out 13 assists and served for 10 points, four of those aces. Hannah Jones totaled 12 kills and a block.

Peoria Heights beat BPC, 25-16, 25-21.

The Galesburg Silver Streaks are (0-3) in the Western Big Six Conference after losing to league power Moline, 23-25, 25-14, 25-15. The Streaks have won the first set in all three conference losses. Galesburg, now (5-5) overall, were led by Lauren Livingston’s five kills and seven digs. Brynn Atwell led in the digs category with 12 and Maddie Carlson led in assists, with 12. Presley Cash had three blocks.

Elsewhere it was West Prairie over Farmington and Galva losing to Rockridge, both in straight sets.

Soccer

The Monmouth-Roseville Titan soccer boys had four different players scored multiple goals as they rolled to a 10-1 victory Tuesday afternoon at Pattee Fields. Steven Meza led the way for the Titans with a hat trick, and a trio of players netted two goals each – Tony Aguilar-Perez, Darbin Garcia and Paul Tha. Johnny Martinez added the other M-R goal. Tha finished with three assists as M-R held a 35-4 advantage in shots. Now 8-3 on the year, the Titans return to action tomorrow night for a home game against Moline.

The Galesburg Silver Streaks fell to Geneseo 2-0 for their first Western Big Six Conference loss. The Streaks are now (2-1) in the Big Six and (6-2) overall.

Junior High

The United Red Storm junior high baseball team lost to Annawan-Wethersfield 18-3. Carter Rothzen and Jacob McElwee each had a hit and an rbi in the game.

In the West Prairie tournament, the title game is set for Saturday. Brown County beat West Prairie 8-4 and LaHarpe/Dallas City 4-1. They will now play Carthage for the championship. ICS will take on LaHarpe/Dallas for 3rd place. Abingdon-Avon lost to LaHarpe/Dallas City 3-2 but bounced back to shutout West Prairie 14-0. The Tornadoes will play Liberty for the consolation championship, while West Central and West Prairie will battle for 7th. All games will be played on Saturday at Friendway Park in Colchester.

The Monmouth-Roseville Titan 8th grade football team traveled to Camp Point Central for their season opener last night. The Titans fell behind 24-0 at half but, after some halftime adjustments, they held Camp point scoreless while the offense got going. Monmouth-Roseville’s Jaylen Tutt broke off two long runs for touchdowns but couldn’t they couldn’t quite dig out of the early hole and would fall 24-16. The Titans would split on the night, however. Monmouth-Roseville’s 7th grade team shutout the Panthers 28-0. Payton Thompson scored 3 touchdowns on runs of 15, 4, and 50 yards. Andy Meyers also threw an 8 yard touchdown pass to Ethan Clark.

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