College Report: Huber Off And Running

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Kyra Huber, a Hillsboro graduate, and member of University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh women’s track team simply dominated a dual meet with Lawrence University. 

The domination continued the following week, with the team winning the Ripon College Red Hawk Opener, which was held at the Willmore Center in Ripon, WI. Huber scored points in three events, two individual events and one relay, to help Wisconsin-Oshkosh score 252.5 points. Ripon was second with 139 points. 

Individually, Huber took fourth in both the 60-meter dash and 200-meter dash. She ran respective times of 8.08 seconds and :27.11. 

She did even better on the relay as Wisconsin-Oshkosh placed second in the 1,600-meter relay with a time of 4:20.56.

Carly Cameron (Hillsboro), an Illinois College senior, and the Lady Blues are on a three-game winning streak. They have won four of their last five games and have a record of 12-11 overall and 8-8 in the Midwest Conference. 

Cameron, now starting for the Lady Blues, poured in 20 points in the 97-92 victory over Lake Forest College. She hit 7-of-12 from the floor and 5-of-8 from the charity stripe in 37 minutes. She completed the double-double with 12 rebounds, three assists and two blocked shots. In the five-point, 72-67 win, over Grinnell College, Cameron had 15 points, seven rebounds, two assists and two blocked shots. The former Hiltopper hit 3-of-7 from the field and 9-of-10 from the free throw line. She played 26 minutes. 

Sammi Matoush (Hillsboro) helped the Washington University Lady Bears win their last two games. In the 66-52 victory over Carnegie Mellon University, Matoush had 15 points by hitting 4-of-6 from the field, which included a 2-of-4 performance from beyond the arc, and 5-of-8 from the charity stripe. The starter, who had 28 minutes of court time, also had two rebounds and two assists. 

She finished with a double-double in the 88-71 victory over Case Western Reserve University. The starting guard finished with 10 points, 10 rebounds and three assists. In her 37 minutes on the court, she had four field goals, two of which were treys. The Lady Bears are 13-9 overall and 6-5 in the University Athletic Association. 

Isaiah Atkins (Hillsboro) and Elijah Atkins (Hillsboro), both Greenville University track athletes, both competed in the 3,200-meter relay at the Principia College Relays in Elsah. Isaiah Atkins was on the squad that finished third in 8:34.60. Elijah Atkins was part of the Panther foursome that took fourth in 8:46.99. 

Maurice Radtke (Litchfield), a Greenville junior thrower, was eighth in the shot put, recording a put of 42 feet, 5.25. He also took 13th in the weight throw with a throw of 38-3.25. Team scores were not kept. 

Abby Brockmeyer (Lincolnwood), a Southern Illinois University-Carbondale junior, scored nine points in 19 minutes of play, but it was not enough to power the SIUC Lady Salukis beyond Missouri State University, who won an 88-57 decision. The starter also had three steals and two rebounds. SIU-Carbondale is 13-10 overall and 5-7 in the Missouri Valley Conference. 

As of Feb. 15, Brockmeyer has 845 career points. She is averaging 9.5 points per game through the first 23 games this year. She currently has 219 points this year. SIUC has six regular season games left. At the current rate, she will get over 900 career points this year. 

Lexi Throne (Litchfield) finished 52nd in the mile run at the Grand Valley State University-hosted Big Meet, which was held in Allendale, Michigan. The University of Illinois-Springfield runner finished the race in 5:28.51.

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