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Marcos second in NUIC meet

Published: Tuesday, May 14, 2013 12:42 a.m. CDT

Bryan Kraft and Zach Hageman won individual events to pace the Polo-Forreston boys track team to second place at the nine-team Northwest Upstate Illini Conference meet on Monday in Pecatonica.

Lena-Winslow won the meet with 162 points, comfortably ahead of the Marcos, which had 128. Pecatonica-Durand (104), Galena (53) and Pearl City (32) rounded out the top five.

Kraft led the way in the 110 high hurdles (16.02 seconds), while Hageman cleared 9 feet in the pole vault.

Polo-Forreston also received a win from the 3,200 relay team of Justin Hughes, Jesse Ditzler, Kaleb Reining and Ethan Ditzler (8:30.42).

Milledgeville-Eastland finished seventh as a team with 26 points. Leading the way for the Missiles was Daniel Walker, who won the long jump (19-0 3/4).

Hawk relays shine: Oregon swept the relay races at its own sectional prep meet. No team scores were kept.

Oregon was clocked at 43.63 in the 400 relay; 1:33.9 in the 800 relay; 3:29.16 in the 1,600 relay; and 8:23.5 in the 3,200 relay.

Also earning wins for the Hawks were Jake Kleveland in the 300 hurdles (41.96) and jake Adams in the long jump (19-9).

Dixon's Roy Hummel won the 800 in 2:00.82.

Boys tennis

Dixon 5, Princeton 0: The Dukes did not drop a set as they cruised past the Tigers in a nonconference meet at Emma Hubbs Courts in Dixon.

The Dukes (4-8) got singles wins from Joey Hammitt and Matt Kerr. Hammitt won 6-4, 6-4 at No. 1 and Kerr 6-0, 6-1 at No. 2.

Dixon also swept the doubles matches with the duos of Kurt Gale and Romulo Lobo, Max Benon and John Brechon, and Michael Barth and Thomas Clemens. Gale and Lobo won 6-2, 6-2 at No. 1, Benon and Brechon won 6-2, 6-0 at No. 2, and Barth and Clemens cruised 6-1, 6-0 at No. 3.

Rock Island 7, Newman 2: Ryan Schaab won in singles, while Noah Leffelman and Connor Knack teamed up for a doubles win for the Comets in a road loss to the Rocks.

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