Prep report: Assumption's playoff hopes still alive with win

Prep report: Assumption's playoff hopes still alive with win



Assumption 41, Clear Creek-Amana 7: Jayce Levy had two touchdown runs and returned a punt for a score while Ryan Wohlers added a pair of touchdowns as Assumption (6-2, 5-1) kept its playoff hopes alive with a Class 3A District 4 win over Clear Creek-Amana (2-6, 2-4).

Along with Levy and Wohlers, Johnny Hua added a 5-yard touchdown run that gave the Knights a 28-0 lead at halftime.

Clinton 30, Davenport North 29: Brennan Lemke kicked a field goal with 19 seconds remaining to give the River Kings (2-6, 1-3) their first district win with a Class 4A District 7 victory over the Wildcats (2-6, 0-4).

Akendre Abby had three touchdown runs for North, which led 22-14 at halftime.

Rock Island 34, Galesburg 20: Nic Roessler had two touchdown runs as the Rocks (5-3, 4-1) pulled away in the second half over the Silver Streaks (3-5, 1-4).

The Rocks were trailing 13-12 at halftime but took the lead in the third quarter after Morrio Rogers returned a fumble 90 yards to set up Roessler's first touchdown. Vershawn Jones then blocked a punt and Jalil Gay returned it 20 yards for a score to put the Rocks up 27-13.

Quincy 57, United Township 0: Jirehl Brock had three touchdown runs as Quincy (5-3, 4-1) led 50-0 at halftime. Logan Ross added four touchdowns to lead the Blue Devils over the Panthers (1-7, 0-5).

Boys golf

Bussert, Riverdale lead after first round at state: Riverdale's Tyler Bussert shot a 1-over par 73 to take a one-shot lead after the first round of the IHSA Class 1A state tournament.

Bussert's teammate Anthony Ruthey shot a 76 to sit tied for third after Round 1. The duo propelled the Rams to a seven-shot lead in the team competition over second-place Hillsboro.

Gannon Haskins (87) and Ryan Bussert (88) completed the scoring for Riverdale.

The other Quad-City area team to qualify, Ridgewood, posted a 344 to rank ninth in the tightly packed team field.

The Spartans were led by Thomas Bumann, whose 78 left him tied for seventh, and Levi Swanson (79, tied for 12th).

A pair of Fulton golfers who qualified as individuals also cracked the top 40 —Andrew Schrader (80, tied for 22nd) and Jason Sikkema (83, tied for 34th).

Girls golf

Kewanee's Hansen third after first day at state: Riley Hansen shot a 77 Friday during the first round of the IHSA 1A state golf tournament, good enough to tie the Kewanee sophomore for third place, just two shots off the pace.

Sherrard's Nikki Schmitt's 81 was good for a tie for 12th.

Geneseo, the lone Quad-City area team to qualify, ended Round 1 in ninth place, led by Lauren Murray's 89.

Girls tennis

Alleman, Geneseo with strong day at sectionals: Alleman's Lily Schoeck won two matches in singles, and Noely Baumann and Lauren Hird won two matches in doubles, putting all into the top four at the Class 1A Galesburg sectional and earn a berth to the state meet.

All four of Alleman's entries won their first sectional match, and the team will be in contention for a sectional team title today.

Geneseo's Madi Miller and Jane Thomas also advanced to state, winning their two matches of the day, including beating Alleman's Cloie Jennings and Emma Williams in the second round.

Moline doubles advances: Moline's doubles entry of Lauren Myers and Monika Birski qualified for state after the first day at the Class 2A Normal Community sectional.


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