At Danville. Bismarck-Henning's TYLER MOEWS shot a 77 to finish second and teammates JARED ANDERSON, STEPHEN KROUT and ANDY BOTT all tied for fifth, firing 79s to lead the Blue Devils (314) to a Class 1A regional title at Harrison Park. Tuscola (343) finished second thanks to medalist CAMERON WESTJOHN's 72. Blue Ridge (357) grabbed the final team spot.
McKenzie Stipes, St. Thomas More, Senior, Golf
Recently: Won a one-hole playoff for medalist honors in leading the Sabers to the Sangamon Valley title. She fired an 83.
In her own words: "I think we have a strong chance to win (state) again. It was an awesome feeling."
I'm always texting ... Hannah Berry.
In boys' soccer
Champaign Central 2, Centennial 2. When Mick Galeski promoted sophomore Tim Ham to the Champaign Central varsity last week, the Maroons coached hoped for the best.
That's exactly what he's getting from the Maroons forward.
Urbana Uni 5, Urbana 2. PATRICK WONG scored twice, and Urbana Uni pulled away in the second half. Wong's goal in the 13th minute gave the Illineks the lead for good. GEORGE VOULGARIS had three assists for Uni (16-1). TARIK KORIC, CONRAD SCHLOER and DAX EARL also scored for the Illineks. SAUL DOWNIE and MAZIN JUDEH had Urbana's goals.
At Champaign. Lexi SchweiGHart and Jaelyn Westfield each had seven blocks for Champaign Central in a 20-25, 25-20, 25-19 victory against Normal West.
At Urbana. Hannah Johlas had 20 digs and seven service aces for Urbana University High in a 21-25, 25-21, 27-25 loss to Decatur Lutheran. Jamie Blue finished with 12 kills for the Illineks (11-7).
Monticello 3, Blue Ridge 2. JACOB HANSELMAN and BILLY NIXON scored in the second half as the Sages snapped a 1-1 halftime tie. ELI SMITH added a goal for the winners. JONATHAN MALONE had a goal and an assist for the Knights.
Unity 3, St. Thomas More 2. LOGAN CUNNINGHAM scored twice for the Rockets.
At Decatur. Centennial rolled to a 25-9, 25-3 win against Eisenhower behind Libby Cocagne's eight service aces and three kills.
At Rantoul. Chaquera Cross had 18 digs and Hannah Wascher six blocks for Rantoul in a 21-25, 32-30, 27-25 loss to Pontiac.
In boys' golf
At Savoy. Medalist DALY O'BRIEN (40) led Monticello to a 4-stroke victory against Champaign Central on the UI Orange. Teammate TYLER TAYLOR added a 41.
At Gibson City. Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley compiled a 182 total to defeat Iroquois West, LeRoy and Fisher at Railside. KYLE POOL of Iroquois West earned medalist honors with a 40.
Unity 5, Meridian 0. LOGAN CUNNINGHAM had three goals and two assists to power Unity to a victory in the Okaw Valley Conference tournament.
St. Teresa 4, Sullivan/Okaw Valley 2. The Redskins got second-half goals from NATE HORTENSTINE and TANNER TYPER after falling behind 4-0 in the first half in the OVC tourney.
Peter Black, Centennial