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Local Sports 5/29/14

WGIL Newsroom . Local Sports 175

The Galesburg High School baseball team’s season ended last night as the Streaks lost to Geneseo 8-5 at the Class 3A Regional at Chillocothe. The Silver Streaks stranded ten runners and left the bases loaded in the sixth inning. Geneseo scored five runs in the bottom of the fifth inning. Galesburg ends its season with a 20-14 record. In the other game at Chillocothe, Alleman defeated Chillocothe IVC, 4-1. Alleman will play Geneseo for the regional championship Saturday morning at 11:00 a.m.

The Ridgewood boys baseball team defeated Galva-Williamsfield 3-1 in the Class 1A sectional semifinals at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington. Ridgewood will play another Lincoln Trail Conference opponent, West Prairie, at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday for the 1A sectional championship. That game will be played at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington. Ridgewood is now 23-5 on the season. West Prairie is 11-21.

The Galesburg High School boys track team will compete in seven events at the the IHSA State Class 2A Track Meet at Eastern Illinois University’s O’Brien Stadium this weekend in Charleston.   The Streaks Josh Eiker will compete in the 100 and 200 meter dashes. The 4 by 100 meter and the 4 by 200 meter relay teams will also compete at state.   Tevin Taylor will compete in the long jump and triple jump, and Ryan Olson will participate in the pole vault.