FARMER CITY — Blue Ridge senior J.J. Malone became the area's all-time single-season scoring leader in boys' soccer with Monday's five-goal performance against Georgetown-Ridge Farm. He has 56 goals for the Knights (17-2-3), shattering the 1992 standard of 52 established by Danville's Travis Schofield.
Best area fall teams, courtesy staff writer Marcus Jackson
Urbana University boys' soccer
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SCHOOL (PREVIOUS) COMMENT
1. Monticello (1) Top 4 at 15:31 or better
2. Mahomet-Seymour (6) Top 3 at 15:34 or better
3. Unity (2) Top 4 at 15:57 or better
4. St. Thomas More (3) Top 3 at 15:56 or better
5. St. Joseph-Ogden (4) Top 3 within 58 seconds of one another
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.
DANVILLE — The state rankings show one thing. Jesse Hahne's performance reveals another.
Two individuals rated ahead of Hahne in the weekly state poll finished behind the Schlarman junior in Saturday's second Oakwood Invitational at Kickapoo State Park. Hahne traveled the 3-mile course in a record 16 minutes, 2 seconds, opening with a 5:15 first mile.
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).
In boys' soccer
Urbana 4, Centennial 0. Julian Threlkeld made 10 saves for the host Tigers in the Big 12 match. Urbana received a goal and an assist apiece from Miguel Fierro and Brian Lopez.
Central 4, Charleston 0. Eddie Lubaga scored twice for visiting Champaign Central, which also got a goal from Tim Ham in his first varsity match.
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.
Judah Christian 6, Normal Calvary 0. MALIK WILLIAMS had two goals and ZACH DAY added a goal and two assists for the Tribe.
St. Thomas More 0, Teutopolis 0. Keeper DANNY VETTER posted his sixth shutout for the Sabers (11-3-1).