The College Report: Huber Makes Top Five At Indoor Meet


Kyra Huber, a Hillsboro graduate and University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh sprinter, helped her indoor track squad simply dominate. 

In a dual meet with Lawrence University, Wisconsin-Oshkosh won a 105-10 decision. Huber competed in two events, placing in the top five in each event. The freshman took third in the 60-meter dash, finishing in 8.03 seconds. In the 200-meter dash, she broke the tape at :27.06, which was good for fifth. 

The outing took place at the Kolf Sports Center on the campus of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. 

Sammi Matoush (Hillsboro) scored 14 in each of Washington University’s recent games against New York University and University of Rochester. In the 79-67 victory over Rochester, Matoush, a starting guard that played 33 minutes, drained 4-of-10 from the field, which included two treys, and 4-of-4 from the charity stripe. In the 81-77 loss to NYU, Matoush hit 5-of-8 from the floor and 2-of-4 from the free throw line. She had two treys. Matoush, who started and played 32 minutes, also had five assists, three rebounds and two steals. The Washington Lady Bears are 9-8 overall and 2-4 in the University Athletic Association. 

Carly Cameron (Hillsboro) scored 14 points for Illinois College, but it was not enough to power the Lady Blues beyond Lake Forest College, who won a 93-72 decision. Cameron, who started and played 26 minutes, scored her points by hitting four field goals (two treys) and four free throws. She also had four rebounds. In the 67-49 victory over Beloit College, Cameron finished with six points, a team-leading nine rebounds and four assists in 25 minutes of play.The senior started against Beloit as well. The IC Lady Blues are 9-10 overall and 5-7 in the Midwest Conference. 

Abby Brockmeyer (Lincolnwood) scored seven points to help Southern Illinois University-Carbondale down Indiana State University 78-55. Brockmeyer, who started and played 23 minutes, also had three rebounds, three assists, two blocked shots and two steals. In SIUC’s 62-54 loss to Illinois State University, Brockmeyer, who started, had six points, six rebounds and three assists in 26 minutes of play. SIU-Carbondale is 12-7 overall and 5-5 in the Missouri Valley Conference. 

Maurice Radtke (Litchfield), Isaiah Atkins (Hillsboro) and Elijah Atkins (Hillsboro), all Greenville University track athletes, competed at the Illinois College-hosted Snow Bird Open. It was held at King Field House in Jacksonville. Team scores were not kept. 

Radtke took sixth in the shot put, recording a throw of 12.88 meters, which translates to 42 feet, 3.25 inches. He was also 21st in the weight throw with a toss of 11.03 meters or 36-2.25. Isaiah Atkins and Elijah Atkins, both freshman middle distance runners, competed in the 800-meter run. Isaiah Atkins took 17th in 2:15.32, while Elijah Atkins took 21st in 2:20.31. 

Lexi Throne (Litchfield) took 22nd in the 5,000-meter run at the Pittsburg State University Invitational. It was held at the Harvey Dean Track inside the Robert W. Plaster Center in Pittsburg, Kansas. The University of Illinois-Springfield runner finished in 18:48.80. 

Jade Scroggins (Hillsboro) scored three points and doled out three assists in 13 minutes of play as her college team, Hannibal-LaGrange University, lost an 84-45 decision to Central Baptist College. In HLG’s 78-36 loss to Lyon College, Scroggins finished with two points in 13 minutes of play. Hannibal-LaGrange is 4-17 overall and 2-14 in the American Midwest Conference. 

Samuel Painter (Litchfield), an Illinois Wesleyan University freshman, scored two points and pulled down two rebounds in three minutes of play as IWU doubled up Carroll University 88-44. Illinois Wesleyan is 13-6 overall and 7-3 in the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin.


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