Wednesday's prep highlights: Geers shines

Wednesday's prep highlights: Geers shines

In boys' soccer

SJ-O 5, Salt Fork/Westville 3. Nick Geers scored a first-period goal and assisted on three scores in the second half to rally St. Joseph-Ogden to a road victory. Cameron Harpst added two goals for the Spartans, while Kyle Roedl contributed a goal and an assist. Noah Darr scored twice for Salt Fork/Westville, which led 2-1 after one half.

Iroquois West 2, Reed-Custer 1. Giovanni Vergara scored with two minutes left to break a tie and lift the Raiders to a nonconference victory at Braidwood. Ivan Munoz assisted on the winning goal. Goalkeeper Hector Reyes had nine saves for Iroquois West.

In girls' golf

At Monticello. Amber Tsevelekos shot a 47 to earn medalist honors and lead Blue Ridge to a 205-245 victory against Monticello at the Monticello Golf Course.

Kelsey Baker of the Knights placed second with a 50. Evelyn Brand led the Sages, tying for third with a 52.

In boys' golf

At El Paso. Aaron Martell of LeRoy took medalist honors with a 42, but Lexington edged the Panthers 187-188 at El Paso Golf Club.

Martell won by 1 stroke. Teammate Jacob Wohlwend shot a 47 to finish fourth.

At Savoy. Wes John fired a 3-over-par 39 to lead Tuscola to a 175-208 victory against Champaign Central at the University of Illinois Orange Course.

John finished 5 strokes in front of runner-up and teammate Mark Snider. Joel Spaulding led the Maroons with a 51.

In boys' cross-country

At Paxton. Jesse Hahne of Schlarman won by nearly 1 1/2 minutes, and PBL captured the team title in a five-school meet.

Hahne completed the 3-mile course in 16 minutes, 31 seconds. Runner-up Wyatt Avenatti of Georgetown-Ridge Farm/Chrisman finished in 17:56.

PBL, which had three of the top eight finishers, scored 46 points. Andy Thompson led the Panthers, placing fourth in 18:13. G-RF/Chrisman was second in the team standings with 53 points.

In girls' cross-country

At Paxton. Megan McKee of Georgetown-Ridge Farm/Chrisman was the top area finisher, placing third in the 3-mile race in 25:19.

Bismarck-Henning won the team title with 23 points. Schlarman, the only other school to enter a full team, had 36 points.

Paxton Johnson of Paxton-Buckley-Loda was fourth in 26:04, while Ellin Dulin of Bismarck-Henning finished fifth in 26:25.

In girls' tennis

At Champaign. Gabi Pagliuca of Champaign Central battled to a 7-5, 6-4 victory at No. 4 singles in the Maroons' 6-2 loss to Bradley-Bourbonnais. The Maroons also won at No. 3 doubles as Brenna Mooney combined with Caroline Koch to prevail 6-3, 6-4.

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