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Lady Trojans pull out win over Rochelle

Posted: Tuesday, May 17th, 2016
Dixon scored in every inning and downed Mendota, 12-1, in a Big Northern Conference varsity softball game on May 11 at Dixon. The game was stopped after the top of the fifth by the 10-run rule.
The Lady Trojans scored their lone run in the first. Morgan Marquis led off with a walk and stole second. She scampered home on

Trojans hit rough patch on diamond

Posted: Tuesday, May 17th, 2016
Mendota could not hold a one-run lead in the seventh and fell to Stillman Valley, 8-1, in a Big Northern Conference varsity baseball game on May 11 at the MHS diamond.
The contest was scoreless until the bottom of the sixth when Mendota broke the deadlock with its only run of the game. Ben Bokus reached on a single to

Netters' season winding down

Posted: Tuesday, May 17th, 2016
The Mendota Trojan netters were blanked by Dixon, 5-0, on May 12 at the MHS courts.
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The Trojans finished seventh out of eight teams in the Tom Corrigan Invitational on May 14 at the MHS courts. Princeton won the title with 12 points. Mendota scored three points.
Jose Diaz had the best finish on the day for

Mendota eliminated in soccer regional

Posted: Tuesday, May 17th, 2016
BYRON, Princeton was led by a pair of freshmen as it soundly defeated Mendota, 11-0, in the first round of the Byron Class 1A Regional Soccer Tournament on May 11.
Princeton freshman forward Kiley Schenck led the way with a first half hat trick scoring two of the first three goals as well as the sixth one. Freshman outside midfielder

Two Lady Trojans earn bids to state track meet

Posted: Tuesday, May 17th, 2016
LaSALLE, Two Mendota Lady Trojans earned a trip to the IHSA State Track Meet after participating in the LaSalle-Peru Class 2A Sectional on May 12 at the L-P Sports Complex.
Senior Elizabeth Willis will be making her fourth straight appearance in the state meet, while freshman Abby Phalen also qualified for the Lady Trojans.
Phalen had the best finish on

B. Otterbach takes 2nd in hurdles at BNC meet

Posted: Tuesday, May 17th, 2016
DIXON, The Mendota Trojan trackmen finished sixth in the eight-team Big Northern Conference varsity track meet on May 12 at Dixon.
The Trojans tallied 18.5 points, while Dixon ran away with the team title with 162 points.
Senior Bryce Otterbach had Mendota's best finish on the day, taking second place in the 300-meter hurdles with a time of 41.49.

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