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Local Sports 2/23/14

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Galesburg Silver StreaksThe Galesburg Silver Streaks Boys Basketball team notched their 20th win of the season last night, defeating Chillicothe IVC 50-41. Grant Gibson led the Streaks with 11 points. IVC is now 17-9 on the season. The GHS Sophomores also beat IVC 64-47.

HIGH SCHOOL SWIMMING

The season is over for the Galesburg Silver Streaks Boys Swimming and Diving team. The Streaks placed sixth at the Sectional championship at Rock Island yesterday. Dunlap was the sectional champions, with the host Rocks coming in second

HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING

Monmouth-Roseville Freshman Dalton Willett medaled at the Class 1A State Wrestling meet in Champaign Saturday, placing sixth in the 138 pound weight class.

LOCAL COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Monmouth College Women 86, Lake Forest 66
Lake Forest 69, Monmouth College Men 66

Ripon 96, Knox College Women 82
Ripon 92, Knox College Men 85

Carl Sandburg College’s women’s basketball team (12-13, 5-6) travelled to Sauk Valley CC Saturday night and dropped a 58-37 decision. With the win the Skyhawks clinched a share of the Arrowhead Conference title. Marysa Remick was the lone Charger in double figures with 12. Sandburg begins Region IV Tournament play next Thursday night. Seeding and location will be determined at a meeting today at Waubonsee.

LOCAL COLLEGE TENNIS

Knox College Men 6, Ripon 3

SPORTS ON THE RADIO TODAY

NASCAR’s Daytona 500, today starting at 11am on FM 95 (94.9 FM)