Area roundup: Blue Devil girls golf beats Palmyra

Posted: Sep. 10, 2019 12:20 am


Blue Devils down Panthers on the links

The Quincy High School girls golf team picked up a 175-184 dual win over Palmyra at Westview Golf Course on Monday.

Sophomore Laci Novosel was the meet medalist for the Blue Devils with her round of 40, while freshman Saya Geisendorfer came in with a 43 for the second.

Olivia Sublette matched Novosel with a 40 of her own for the Panthers, and Sam Hirner was second for Palmyra with a 43.


Pirates tennis blows by Battle

The Hannibal girls tennis team wasted no time beating Columbia Battle, sweeping the Spartans 9-0 Monday afternoon. Hannibal started strong by winning all three doubles matches by a combined 24-4 margin. The Pirates only got stronger in singles play.

Blair Burton dropped only one game in a 6-1, 6-0 win over Emma McCormick at No. 1 singles. Elizabeth Brummell did the same at No. 3 singles by winning 6-0, 6-1 over J'asia Conway, and so did Brooklyn Haye at No. 6 singles with a 6-0, 6-1 win over Jenna Hughes.


Chargers sweep Saukees

Fresh off a victory in the Lady Suns Classic over the weekend, the Illini West volleyball team continued its hot streak with a 25-11, 25-15 win over Pittsfield on Monday.

Sophomores Hallie Ray and Ava Bliss both finished with four kills for the Chargers while sophomore Megan Harrell and senior Paige Gutting both thad three. Junior setter Karli Artman, who was the Lady Suns Classic Most Valuable Player, had 11 assists.


Hultz powers Tigers past Louisiana

Canton pitcher Abigail Hultz threw six innings of one-hit softball as the Tigers shut out Louisiana for a 6-0 victory.

Hultz allowed just one hit and one walk while striking out 11 in her six innings of work, and Kenzie Guilfoyle cleaned up the final frame with no runs or hits allowed. Hultz also got it done at the plate with a 2-for-3 line that included a triple, two RBIs, two runs scored and two stolen bases.


Hornets down Pirates with early scores

The Fulton softball team scored nine runs in the first three innings, which proved to be too much for Hannibal to handle as the Pirates fell 14-6.

Kylie McAfee and Sydney Hart both had three hits for the Pirates, while McAfee and Emilee Wilson both had two RBIs.