Best of Thursday's area preps:
In boys' soccer
Urbana 2, Centennial 0. Jonathan Lukusa scored a goal in each half to lead the visiting Tigers to a shutout victory. Both of Lukusa's scores were unassisted. Goalkeeper Oscar Almaraz recorded seven saves for Centennial.
Urbana 2, Lanphier 1. Jessica Mack's 10 kills and 12 digs lifted the Tigers to a 20-25, 25-18, 25-18 road win. Taylor Lovett had 26 assists for Urbana.
ST. JOSEPH — Danville's finest are also the best in the Spartan Classic cross-country meet.
Junior Johnny Leverenz, from Danville, and senior Jesse Hahne, from Schlarman, were the top two individuals in Saturday's 41st running of the historic street race.
They are rivals now but were teammates in middle school when each attended St. Paul.
Champaign Central 2, Eisenhower 0. Lexi Schweighart’s seven kills lifted the Maroons to a 25-4, 25-13 win at Decatur.
Centennial 2, MacArthur 0. Allie Shannon and Lauren Cloyd combined for nine kills for the Chargers in a 25-7, 25-8 road win.
SALT FORK FOOTBALL
Danville, Freshman, Cross-country
Recently: She was the individual winner in Saturday's 26-team Olney cross-country invitational. She owns the school's best time for a freshman (19 minutes, 35 seconds), which ranks second among all classes.
Centennial 2, Danville 0. The host Chargers picked up a 25-12, 25-10 victory behind eight kills from ALLIE SHANNON, five kills from LAUREN CLOYD and nine assists from PAULINA NOTTINGHAM.
In boys' soccer
Rantoul 2, Prairie Central 0. Hannah Wascher's 10 kills and five blocks boosted the Eagles to a 25-20, 25-15 road win. Maddie Bounds had 10 kills for the Hawks.
Tremont 2, Ridgeview 0. Taylor Hastings had four kills and eight digs for the host Mustangs in a 25-10, 25-10 loss.