FULTON, Ill. – The Fulton golf team picked up a conference win and stayed undefeated with a 160-165 win over Sherrard on Tuesday afternoon at the Fulton Country Club.
“The kids played well enough th pull out a an important conference victory,” head coach Kevin Ver Hoeven said. “With the win we remain in first place in the conference and also remain undefeated overall for the season. So far so good, but we know we have bigger goals to reach.
Patrick Wiebenga and Andrew Schrader led the pack, both notching the place as individual medalists. The finished with a 39 a piece.
Ian Wiebenga shot a 40 and Josh VanderPloeg a 42. Alex Hartman and Landon Meyers finished with a 45 and 49 respectively.
The Sherrard junior varsity beat the Fulton JV 186-216.
Fulton will continue their season this weekend, traveling to the Lorrin Fossett Tournament at Deer Valley Golf Course on Saturday.
Steamers roll Morrison
FULTON, Ill. – Eleven service aces highlighted a dominant sweep for the Fulton volleyball team on Tuesday, taking down Morrison 25-8, 25-20.
The Steamers served up the eleven aces from five differntl players. Kaitlyn Brugggenwirth led that pack wiht four of them, not missing a single serve on the night.
Kylee Sweenie had three and Megan Bailey had two.
Senior Emily Schipper led the kill effort with 10, while Maddie Hodge and Bruggenwirth each added three.
The Steamers (15-4) stays undefeated in the conference and travels to Sherrard in a week to open up October play. Morrison (1-14) will play Christian Life on Saturay on the road.
Queens fall to Muskies in pool
CLINTON – The Clinton swim team picked up three different gold medals in relays in a 50-31 loss to Mississippi Athletic Conference opponent Muscatine on Tuesday at home.
Three relays and one individual event clocked in first against the Muskies.
The group of Sarah Hilgendorf, Molly Shannon, Kaedyn Schutte and olivia Schroeder swam the 200 Yard Medley Relay in 2:06.00 for the win.
The same quartet paired up for a win in the 200 Yard Freestyle, winning it in 1:51.86.
The third win for the relay teams came in the 400 yard Freestyle Relay. The same four athletes finished the event in 4:09.17 for that gold medal.
Sarah Hilgendorf won the 100 yard Backstroke, barely edging the second place Muscatine finisher Karena Jenson. Hilgendorf touched the wall at 1:13.78, with Jenson finishing in 1:13.86.
Clinton will swim again Saturday in Burlington.
Camanche downs Northeast
GOOSE LAKE – The Indians picked up a much-needed River Valley Conference win on Tuesday night, taking out Northeast in a short roadtrip.
The Indians won 25-18, 25-16, 25-17.
Junior Maci Sloane led the way with 12 kills on just 17 attempts, while Emy Seeser added seven and Tarah Wehde another five.
Sloane and Seeser combined for six blocks as well.
Lauren Snyder served three aces, and Seeser served two.
Camanch (9-11) will travel to West Branch on Thursday.
Northeast (0-19) will welcome Durant to their home court on Thursday.
Unity downed by MSA
FULTON, Ill. – Unity battled for four sets before falling to Morningstar Academy on Tuesday.
The Knights fell 25-21, 23-25, 25-13, 25-17.
Head coach Jana Behr was happy with the play of Lauren Steinhauer, and how Allison Tegeler attacked the ball.
Tegeler led with eight kills, while Michelle Striley hit six.
Striley also had four aces, along with teammate Kyra Wicklund.
Wicklund led the defense with 22 digs, while Maizie Wickund added another 20.
Unity also was swept by Pathway, 25-18, 25-10, 25-16.
Kyra Wicklund had eight kills in that contest, while both Carrie Willoughby and Allison Tegeler had seven a piece.
Unity will play again on Thursday, welcoming Quad Cities Christian to their home floor.