MONDAY ROUNDUP: Marquette, Seneca Volleyball eliminated in Sectional semifinals

MONDAY ROUNDUP: Marquette, Seneca Volleyball eliminated in Sectional semifinals


Record-setting season for Marquette ends

KEWANEE – After the loss in the IHSA Class 1A Wethersfield Sectional semifinals, Marquette ends the season with a 30-5 mark, setting the school record for wins in a season.

Seneca ousted in Round of 32

WATSEKA – The Lady Irish (30-8 per MaxPreps) were eliminated in the IHSA Class 2A Watseka Sectional semifinals.


Streator honors fall sports teams

Four Newark-Seneca, two Serena athletes named to All-Little 10 Boys’ Soccer Team

UNDATED – Steve Bartkus led the Norsemen with his second unanimous All-Conference selection, tallying seven goals and 10 assists from the center back position. Goalkeeper Silas Odum was also a repeat unanimous selection, posting a 1.84 goals-against average and four shutouts in 25 fixtures.

Other Newark-Seneca All-Conference selections are forward Carson Collet (21 goals, 18 assists) and forward Stevie Martin (17 goals, seven assists).

For Serena, midfielder and forward Conner Holdiman (11 goals, four assists) was joined by defender and midfielder Brandt Faivre (one goal, one assist) on the All-Conference Team.

All players selected were unanimous choices.


Marquette 5/6 concludes regular season

OTTAWA – The Marquette fifth-graders finished the year with a 32-6 win over Wallace. Anna Hjerpe scored 16 points for the Lady Knights (16-1).

Marquette fell to Wallace in the sixth-grade game, 31-10. Hjerpe and Lizzy Marshall scored four points apiece for Marquette (11-6).

Statistics for Wallace were not available.


Ottawa Dolphins place third at eight-team Lucky Duck Invitational

UNDATED – Breckyn Jobst (6U girls), Ethan Farabaugh (6U boys) and Henry Farabaugh (7-8 boys) won their divisions, with Gavin Crysler (6U boys) earning a runner-up finish. Finley Jobst (9-10 girls) took third in her class, Cole Bressendorf (7-8 boys) was fourth, and Eliana Muller (6U girls) and Dawsynn Kettman (7-8 girls) both placed seventh at the weekend’s meet.

Breckyn Jobst, Kaiden Lemke and Aria Phillips finished each of their events in personal-best times.