BELVIDERE/DURAND – Monday’s beautiful weather allowed for area high school teams to take the field in ideal conditions.
Belvidere North’s soccer team knocked off Stillman Valley in a non-conference game, 4-2, in Belvidere. The Blue Thunder took a 3-0 lead early in the 2nd half, but the Lady Cardinals showed some fight to make it a game down the stretch.
On the softball field, Durand knocked off South Beloit, 12-0. It was a scoreless game in the 3rd inning, when Durand erupted and put it away. Katie Nevdal recorded 12 strikeouts and the win for the Lady Bulldogs.