Diego Vazquez scored a pair of goals Tuesday as the No. 1-seeded Earlville boys soccer team earned a 3-0 victory over No. 5 Serena in a Little Ten Conference Tournament semifinal in Hinckley.
Jarred Fries also added a goal for the Red Raiders, who advance to face No. 3 Newark-Seneca in the final at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
Newark upset No. 2 Indian Creek in Tuesday’s other semifinal.
CO-ED CROSS COUNTRY
The Amboy-LaMoille boys and girls teams each placed third Tuesday at the Erie-Prophetstown Panther Invitational.
Margaret Vaessen finished second in 20:34 to lead the Lady Clippers, while Brock Loftus took sixth in 17:17 to pace the boys squad.
For Princeton, Lexi Bohms placed 10th in the girls race in 21:32, while Reece Bohms took 21st in the boys race in 18:20.
Streator 5, Mendota 1
The Trojans fell Tuesday in Streator.
Mendota def. Byron 25-12, 25-22
Amellia Bromenschenkel had 10 kills, seven digs and a pair of blocks Tuesday as the Spikers picked up a Big Northern Conference victory in Byron.
Ella Massey added 14 assists and five digs for MHS (12-9-1, 2-2 BNC).
Princeton def. Kewanee 25-19, 25-17
Katie Bates had 18 assists, seven points, six digs and two kills Tuesday to lead the Tigresses to a Three Rivers Conference East Division victory in Kewanee.
Kenzie Coleman added nine kills, six points, four digs and three aces for PHS (13-9, 7-2 TRC East).
Fieldcrest def. Dwight 25-21, 25-15
Gracie Schultz put down eight kills as the Knights earned a non-conference victory in Dwight.
Maci Fandel contributed 13 assists for FHS (15-7).
Kylie Koontz put down 10 kills and had 11 digs Tuesday to help No. 4-seeded Earlville to a 25-19, 25-10 victory over Somonauk in the first round of the Little Ten Conference Tournament.
Emma Benson added 23 assists and eight points for the Lady Red Raiders, who advance to play No. 1 Newark in a semifinal at 6 p.m. Thursday.
Also Tuesday, Meghan Davis served for 14 points and six aces as No. 6 LaMoille-Ohio defeated No. 7 Hinckley-Big Rock 25-19, 25-17 in a consolation semifinal.
Newman def. St. Bede 25-16, 25-12
Elaina Wamhoff had nine assisgs, five kills, four digs and a pair of aces as the Lady Bruins fell in a Three Rivers Conference East Division match Tuesday in Sterling.
Erie-Prophetstown def. Bureau Valley 25-18, 9-25, 25-20
Carly Konneck had six kills, six points and four aces Tuesday as the Storm dropped a Three Rivers Conference East Division match in Manlius.
Highland def. IVCC 25-20, 18-25, 25-21, 25-23
Putnam County graduate Kaitlyn Edgcomb had 10 kills and 11 digs Tuesday as the Eagles lost in an Arrowhead Conference match in Oglesby.
Hickey earns another MVC award