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CPCI 2, Bishop McNamara 0. HILLARY HINES had seven kills and four blocks in leading the host Timberwolves to a 25-20, 28-26 victory. MARIA WILKENING added 18 assists and two aces.
Call it a delay of game, with no penalty assessed.
Area sporting events are being affected in advance by the impending rainfall predicted for the weekend as the fallout from Hurricane Isaac.
The concluding matches in the Sangamon Valley Conference soccer tournament, scheduled for Saturday, were postponed. They will be played at a date to be determined.
In girls' tennis
At Champaign. Emily Lydic won her singles and doubles matches, leading Centennial to a 9-0 victory against Decatur Eisenhower. Lydic claimed her No. 1 singles match 6-1, 6-0 and teamed with Sophie Kim to win their No. 2 doubles match 8-0. Allison Hansen and Lauren Neitzel won their No. 1 doubles match 8-0.
Arthur-Lovington 2, Chrisman 0. KARLY GOODMAN had 12 kills and SHERELLE COLLER had 18 assists for the host Lancers in a 25-12, 26-24 win. BRETT BISHOP had eight kills and five blocks for the Cardinals.
CHAMPAIGN — A three-time defending regional champion, Centennial didn't get much notice in a preseason poll of Big 12 boys' soccer coaches.
The Chargers were picked seventh.
"I feel like we have something to prove," first-year coach Andy Peralta said.
In boys' soccer
Champaign Central 3, Hoopeston Area 0. Tim Hamm, Juan Garcia and Emanual Komba scored for the Maroons in a home win. Garcia, a freshman, was making his varsity debut.
Normal West Invite. Paced by fourth-place finisher REIS DeSANTIS, Centennial finished third in the team standings. AARON MILLER was seventh and ALEC SHEDELBOWER was 12th for the Chargers.
In the girls' race, Centennial's REBECCA KAEFRING was third and JAKI VIPOND 10th.
They were the Original Six.
Now, they are the six survivors.
When St. Joseph-Ogden implemented a varsity soccer team in the fall of 2009, there were six freshmen on the squad. Those six still are playing and will be the first group to play soccer four years for the Spartans.
St. Thomas More 2, Urbana 0. The Sabers outbattled visiting Urbana 25-18, 25-20 behind Lexi Wallen's nine kills and Katie Kulas' five service aces and five kills. Alayana Jackson had five kills and three blocks for the Tigers, who received seven kills from Kelsea Bishop.
Bloomington 2, STM 1. Lexi Wallen had 18 kills and 14 digs for visiting St. Thomas More in a 23-25, 25-18, 25-11 loss. Hannah Murray contributed 20 assists and 12 digs for the Sabers.