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Tuesday's prep highlights: Cunningham sparks Rockets

In soccer

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.


Bulletin board: M-S records fast feat

MAHOMET — Coach Neal Garrison's boys' cross-country team from Mahomet-Seymour placed 12th in last weekend's Peoria Notre Dame Invitational, but that doesn't reflect the team's prowess.


Athletes of the Week: Hendricks and Hansen

Marcus Hendricks, Urbana, Senior, Football

Recently: Returned a punt 81 yards for a touchdown, caught a touchdown pass and had an interception as the Tigers broke a long losing streak against Bloomington.


Kroner: GCMS tennis has strength in numbers

GIBSON CITY — It would be easy to misunderstand the Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley girls' tennis team.

It is one of the state's smallest, yet at the same time, also one of the largest.

What appears to be incongruous is actually a testament to the manner in which the decades-old program is flourishing.


Monday's highlights: Hansen solves Baillon

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.


Thursday's prep highlights: Cabutti lifts M-S

In volleyball

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.


Tuesday highlights: Wachtel powers Chargers

In volleyball

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.


Chart toppers: Area girls' tennis players to watch

1. Madie Baillon, St. Thomas More


Monday's highlights: Nixon nets five goals

In soccer

St. Joseph-Ogden 4, Georgetown-Ridge Farm 2. NICK GEERS scored twice as the Spartans bolted to a 4-0 halftime lead. JON CRAWFORD and AUSTIN BAKER also scored.