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ROUNDUP: L-P co-op swimming dominates triangular

Zach Nelson, Owen Phillips and Joe Ovanic each won two individual events Wednesday to help the La Salle-Peru co-op to a triangular victory at the Illinois Valley YMCA.

The Cavaliers placed first and second in every varsity event to rack up 116 points and beat Mahomet-Seymour (36) and Olympia (12).

Nelson won the 200-yard individual medley (2:13.21) and the 100 breaststroke (1:05.57), Phillips claimed the 50 free style (23.96) and the 100 freestyle (53.08) and Ovanic won the 100 butterfly (53.51) and the 100 backstroke (55.34).

The three teamed with Luke Mertes to win the 200 medley relay (1:45.83) and the 400 freestyle relay (3:35.35).


La Salle-Peru 3,017, Ottawa 2,662

Isabella Weber rolled a 625 series to lead the Lady Cavaliers to an Interstate Eight Conference victory in Ottawa. Cassidy Antle added a 656 series for L-P.


At Seneca

Nakita Kessling scored 17 points Wednesday to lead Henry-Senachwine/Lowpoint-Washburn to a 35-23 victory over Peoria Christian in a Tri-County Conference Tournament consolation semifinal.

Marquette beat DePue 64-20 in Wednesday’s other consolation semifinal.

Henry and Marquette will meet in the consolation final at 5 p.m. Thursday.


Byron 64, Mendota 30

The Trojans dropped a Big Northern Conference game Wednesday in Byron.

Orion 65, Bureau Valley 41

Carter Salisbury scored 12 points Wednesday as the Storm fell in a Three Rivers Conference crossover in Orion.


At Mendota

Ethan Hanaman was the only Mendota wrestler to win a match Wednesday as the Trojans were swept in a Big Northern Conference triangular.

The Trojans lost 66-5 to Byron and 51-6 to Winnebago.

Hanaman (120 pounds) won by technical fall against the Tigers and by pin against the Indians.

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