Area roundup: Moline grad Drobushevich named MAC Co-Player of The Week; G-K softball sweeps Byron

Nick Drobushevich shared MAC Co-Player of The Week honors Monday after hitting .688 in four games last week against UIC and Western Michigan.
Drobushevich had a .700 on-base percentage and slugged 1.062 for the week. PREP BASEBALLBarbs shutout by Morris: DeKalb baseball had its game moved to Morris on Monday and couldn’t get the bats going in a 10-0 loss.
Jarrett Sykes and James Keck had the two Barbs hits.
Glenn Williams took the pitching loss.
PREP SOFTBALLCogs sweep Byron: Genoa-Kingston broke out the bats in sweeping Byron by scores of 14-3 and 15-5.Leah Perry and Maddy McCarty each had three hits apiece in the 14-3 win.
Ashley Peterson went 2 for 4 in that game with three RBIs.
Sandusky drove in four runs.
Olivia Simmons struck out six and earned the win.Peterson had two hits with two doubles in the 15-5 victory.
Leyah Langley contributed a 3-for-4 day with two runs and two RBIs.
Carly Klein was also 3 for 4 with two RBIs.
Clemente picked up the pitching win and blasted a home run.
LATE SATURDAY BOYS TRACK AND FIELDBarbs sixth at Ottawa: DeKalb grabbed sixth, with Aidan Donahue’s performance representing the Barbs’ lone individual victory at the Ottawa ABC Invite.
Donahue finished the 800 meters in 1:58.71.
DeKalb took second in the 4x100 and 4x400 relays.The Barbs’ Ryan Hernandez was runner-up in the 100 hurdles (16.50 seconds) and Sycamore’s Tyler Carter was third (16.60).
Carter grabbed the top spot in the 300-meter hurdles field with a time of 42.27 seconds.
Jamari Newell grabbed third overall in the 400 meters (52.18 seconds).
Jaylen Hobson was runner-up in the long jump (20-11).
GIRLS TRACK AND FIELDOverton leads Barbs at Schaumburg: Maddi Overton led the way individually as DeKalb took eighth at Schaumburg’s Mike Rebeck Invite.Overton took first in the discus with her heave of 119 feet, 3 inches, and grabbed third in the shot put (33-10).
Florence Omodayo grabbed third in the triple jump and high jump.

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