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Prep roundup: NI Big 12 to have two, five-team divisions

Published: Wednesday, March 20, 2013 5:31 a.m. CDT

The Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference will split into two, five-team divisions after Streator departs following the 2013-14 school year, the conference announced Tuesday.

The conference currently stands at 12 schools but Dixon and Streator have announced their departures to other conferences.

The East Division will be Kaneland, DeKalb, Sycamore, Morris and Yorkville, while current East member Rochelle will move to the West and compete alongside Geneseo, LaSalle-Peru, Ottawa and Sterling.

The conference will continue looking at candidates for expansion, according to Rochelle principal and conference president Travis McGuire.

Scheduling error changes winner of indoor meet

St. Charles East has been declared the winner of Friday's Upstate Eight Conference Indoor Girls Track and Field meet because of a scoring error, according to Saints coach Tim Wolf.

East won the meet with 119 points compared to 111 for runners-up Neuqua Valley, according to Wolf. It was originally scored a 109-107 edge in Neuqua's favor.

North water polo wins meet

ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles North girls water polo team defeated Hinsdale South, 11-4, on Tuesday.

Maddie Jones had four goals and seven steals, Sarah Stern notched two goals and two steals and goalie Hannah Horsfall made 11 saves for North (9-1).

Geneva fares well in quadrangular

GENEVA – The Geneva girls badminton team blanked West Aurora and Plainfield North and tied with Metea Valley, 4-4, in Tuesday's quadrangular.

Sarah Gallagher (No. 3 singles) provided the lone singles win for the Vikings against Metea.

East badminton blanked

NAPERVILLE – The St. Charles East girls badminton team was blanked by Neuqua Valley on Tuesday, 15-0,

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