Dixon’s Katie Drew took third place overall on Saturday at the Oregon Girls Invitational at Sunset Golf Course, shooting an 81. Oregon’s Ava Hackman placed fourth, shooting an 83. Kamryn Stockton of Polo shot a 96 for seventh place.
The other Duchesses competing on Saturday were Zoey Williams (132), Kiana Olalde (133) and Saida Bajrami (151).
Oregon was second as a team at 417. Rockford-Boylan ran away with the team title at 342. Polo was seventh at 487 and Dixon was ninth at 497.
Erie-Prophetstown, which finished 10th, was led by Isabella Johnston with a 135 and Taylor Wilson with a 136. Jaelin Hawkins had a 141, Lillian McWilliams had a 144, Hannah Huisman shot a 145 and McKenzie Winckler added a 147 for the Panthers. .
Alivia Schmidt had a 125 round for Polo, Anna Faivre shot a 127 and Avery Faivre added a 139.
Lexi Davis was the second-best Hawk, recording a round of 106. Aniyah Sarver shot a 108, Sarah Eckardt shot a 120, Kendra Ehrler shot a 130, and Hailey Becker added a 133.
Ellie Rude paced Newman with a 105, while Sophia Ely added a 131.
Dixon 3rd in Streator: The Dukes went 2-1 at the 28th annual Streator Invitational and finished third after a point system tiebreaker.
Dixon lost 1-0 to Limestone, but beat Streator 1-0 and Newark 4-0. Limestone and Streator also finished 2-1, with Streator winning the title due to the tiebreaker system (the Bulldogs scored the most goals with 7), and Limestone finishing second due to their one-on-one win. header against the Dukes.
Kristian Prather scored the only goal in the win against Streator and assisted Jayvian Herwig’s goal against Newark. Michael O’Neal, Jacob Duet and Hayden Yingling also scored against the Norsemen, and Quade Richards and Walker Tilton provided assists.
“I was happy with how we recovered and came back strong after losing our first game. We had high expectations coming here today, and after losing a tough game 1-0, we came back and We played really well in the last two,” Dixon’s coach Josh Brigl said. “We didn’t get the title we were looking for, but I think we had a lot of positives from today. today that we are going to take into account to start our conference program this week.”
Sterling 2nd in Oregon: The Golden Warriors advanced to the championship game at the Oregon Hawk Classic, but lost 3-0 to Mendota to finish in second place.
After a win and a tie on Friday, Sterling (3-2-1) beat Woodstock 2-1 and lost to Richmond-Burton 2-0 in its first two games on Saturday.
Oregon finished fourth, tied 1-1 with Hinckley-Big Rock before falling to Orion 1-0. The Hawks, who went 2-0 on Friday, then lost 2-1 in overtime to Orion in the third-place game.
Invite Newman: In singles No. 1, Emma Oswalt of Newman picked up wins over Kailee Winner of Princeton (6-2, 7-5) and Noelia Martinez of Kewanee (7-5, 6-4), and lost to Lory Lopez of Belvidère 6-2, 6-2.
At No. 2 in singles, Newman’s Maria Ardis fell to Natalia Salinas of Mendota 6-4, 6-0.
In doubles No. 1, Newman’s Joy Zigler and Julia Rhodes picked up wins over Kewanee’s Rachel DeRycke and Whitney Minton 6-2, 6-1, and St. Bede’s Alyssa Shirz and Brianna Torres 6-2, 6-2 ; and lost to Guilford’s Mackenzie Larson and Amelia Runne 6-1, 6-1.
In doubles No. 2, Emily Beattie and Laurel Chavera of Newman defeated Natalie Maxon and Harper Gillespie of Kewanee 6-2, 6-3, and lost two matches to Mia Morrow and Alyssa Shirz of St. Bede (7-5, 6-4), and Jennifer Espinoza and Riley Freeman of Belvidere (6-1, 6-3).
Guilford won the tag team title with 12 points. Newman is tied for fourth with five points.
Golf for boys
Invitation Geneseo: Cam O’Brien shot an 84 to lead Sterling in the 18-hole round at the TPC Deere Run in Silvis.