Rockridge, MERCO, & Sherrard All Advance To Regional Championship

Local sports results are presented by Genesis Physical Therapy.


Rockridge (24-6) and Mercer County (26-6) will play in the championship of the IHSA 2A Monmouth-Roseville Regional after both teams picked up semifinal wins Wednesday.

The Rockets defeated Monmouth-Roseville (15-18), 48-33. Rockridge led by four at halftime, 20-16, but outscored the Titans 19-7 in the third quarter to pull away. Landon Bull led Rockridge with 15 points. Nico Avendano scored a game-high 19 points for the Monmouth-Roseville.

Mercer County beat Orion (17-14), 69-56. The Golden Eagles opened the game on a 10-0 run and never trailed. Orion tied the game once, 18-18. Colby Cox led Mercer County with 20 points. Lucas Collison, 16 points, and Jude Hofmann, 13 points, were also in double figures for the Golden Eagles. Orion’s Kyler Owens scored a game-high 26 points in the loss.

Sherrard (22-7) advanced to a regional championship game for the second year in a row by beating Kewanee (22-9), 55-45, in Farmington Wednesday. The Tigers scored the first 10 points of the game and led by as many as 15 points in the first half, 19-4. Kewanee cut the deficit to 25-22 at halftime and briefly took a three point lead in the third quarter. Holland Anderson scored 19 points for Sherrard. Rylan Carton added 17 points for the Tigers. Kewanee’s Brady Clark led all scorers with 23 points in the loss.

Sherrard will play Macomb (25-5) for the regional championship Friday in Farmington. The Bombers beat Farmington (15-14), 59-48, Wednesday.



IHSA 2A Monmouth-Roseville Regional

Rockridge 48 Monmouth-Roseville 33

Mercer County 69 Orion 56

IHSA 2A Farmington Regional

Sherrard 55 Kewanee 45

Macomb 59 Farmington 48

IHSA 2A Erie-Prophetstown Regional

Morrison 73 Rock Falls 66

Princeton 63 Bureau Valley 56

IHSA 2A Hall Regional

Seneca 67 Mendota 42

Riverdale 47 Sandwich 45

IHSA 1A Wethersfield Regional

Annawan 49 Galva 47

Fulton 68 Wethersfield 46

IHSA 1A ROWVA-Williamsfield Regional

Peoria Christian 85 ROWVA-Williamsfield 45

A-Town 44 Stark County 32

IHSA 1A Brimfield Regional

Princeville 66 Midland 54

Peoria Heights 68 Lowpoint-Washburn 56

IHSA 1A Forreston Regional

Eastland 55 Milledgeville 23

Polo 44 Newman 37



Mercer County def Rockridge 25-19, 25-22 (7th grade)

Mercer County def Rockridge 25-21, 31-29 (8th grade)

Monmouth-Roseville def Orion 25-16, 28-26 (7th grade)

Orion def Monmouth-Roseville 25-16, 25-12 (8th grade)