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CHAMPAIGN – Melanie Moore dished out 22 assists and Cori Harris belted nine kills and three aces for Centennial in a 25-15, 25-17 season-opening volleyball victory against Peoria Richwoods on Thursday. Morgan Leach added six kills for the Chargers.
DECATUR – Allison Hansen and Maria Mears each won in singles and doubles play to lead Centennial past Eisenhower 9-0 in Big 12 girls' tennis Wednesday.
URBANA – Jennifer Hill set an Urbana Aquatic Center pool record, finishing the 50-yard freestyle in 24.95 seconds Tuesday in Urbana's dual-meet loss against Centennial.
STREATOR – All-tournament pick Refugio Guerrero scored a pair of goals to lead Schlarman to the boys' soccer tournament title Saturday. The Hilltoppers finished the pool-play event 3-0.
Guerrero's unassisted goal lifted the Hilltoppers to a 1-0 victory against Paw Paw. Keeper Nathan Tissier made five saves to preserve the shutout.
QUINCY — Adam Blackman scored on a penalty kick and assisted on a goal by Jon Lukusa to lead Urbana (2-0) to a 2-0 boys’ prep soccer victory against Kirksville (Mo.) on Friday in the Quincy Midwest Classic. Tigers keeper Julian Threlkeid had five saves to record his second shutout of the season.
DECATUR – Adam Blackman scored twice and his father, coach Randy Blackman, picked up his 300th career victory as Urbana beat Decatur Eisenhower 7-0 Thursday in prep soccer.
CHAMPAIGN – Matt Benjamin's return to soccer got off to an impressive start Tuesday.
VILLA GROVE – When Rick Carr graduated from high school in 1972, the football program was on an 11-game winning streak.
His senior year, the unbeaten Blue Devils were ranked 13th among all high schools in Illinois, but the team never had a chance to compete for a state championship. The IHSA playoffs weren't established until 1974.