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.
In girls' tennis:
At Champaign. ALLISON HANSEN rallied to upend St. Thomas More's MADIE BAILLON 2-6, 6-3, 10-8 at No. 1 singles in Centennial's 9-0 victory against the Sabers. The third set was played as a 10-point tiebreak. Hansen's victory avenged several recent defeats against Baillon, including the final of last year's sectional.
At Rantoul. Emma Cabutti had 15 kills and Hannah Charter 11 digs for Mahomet-Seymour in a 25-18, 22-25, 25-19 victory against Rantoul. Chaquera Cross had 16 digs for the Eagles.
At Armstrong. LAURA GROSS had 13 kills in Schlarman's 25-16, 25-9 victory against Armstrong-Potomac.
At Normal. Kelly Wachtel had eight kills and five digs for Centennial in its 25-14, 27-25 victory against Normal West. Paulina Nottingham recorded 15 assists in the victory.