The Commercial-News, Danville, IL


September 11, 2013

Successful debut

Burleson, Swiersz win four events in Danville victory


Salt Fork 186, Oakwood 196

DANVILLE — Oakwood’s Brandon Rowe finished 1 shot ahead of Salt Fork’s Cole Sanford for medalist honors, but the Storm beat the Comets with balance.

Rowe had a seven-over 43 at Harrison Park, while Sanford finished with an eight-over 44.

Rounding out Salt Fork’s top four were Lane Weston (46), Max Prosser (46) and Courtney LaFoe (50). After Rowe for Oakwood was Trent Hicks (46), James Cornett (48) and Colton Lawhorn (59).


Danville 1, Urbana 1

URBANA — The Vikings were just seconds away from a victory in their Big 12 Conference opener against the Tigers.

Urbana’s Gesi Muharremi fired a shot from 30 yards out that skipped past Danville keeper Cameron Griffin, who had a match-high 14 saves, with just seven seconds left in the match.

The Vikings (1-2-3 overall, 0-0-1 in the Big 12) took a 1-0 lead just five minutes into the second half on a goal by Jordan Allen.

Hoopeston Area 8, Georgetown-Ridge Farm 1

HOOPESTON — Nathan Michael scored three times in the first half as the Cornjerkers blasted the Buffaloes in a Vermilion Valley Conference contest.

Hoopeston Area, which scored all eight of their goals in the first 40 minutes, also got two goals and an assist from Chase Bouse, while Ryan Glotzbach had a goal and two assists.

Reed Smith had the only goal for Georgetown-Ridge Farm, which was outshot 14-2 in the contest.

Oakwood 7, Schlarman Academy 0

OAKWOOD — Evan Wangler and Cole Burris each had a pair of goals as the Comets blanked the Hilltoppers.

Oakwood, which improved to 2-3-3 overall, didn’t allow Schlarman Academy a shot on goal as the Comets had 19 in the contest and Hilltoppers keeper Chris Kuchefski finished with 12 saves.


Seeger 4, Attica 1

Attica, Ind. — Borden Kennedy dropped just one game in his straight sets victory at No. 2 singles to lead the Patriots past the Red Ramblers.

Seeger (4-3 overall, 3-0 in the Wabash River Conference) won all three matches in singles with Addison Martin and Cal Stover winning at No. 1 and 3 respectively; while Nick McGowen and Josh Orahood got the win at No. 1 doubles for the Patriots.

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