In boys’ golf
At Savoy. One year ago, Brock Peavler fell 1 stroke short of qualifying for the state tournament. The Rantoul/PBL senior took the memory of that near miss onto the University of Illinois Orange Course on Monday.
“He’s been looking forward to this thing for about 365 days,” Eagles coach Travis Flesner said.
In girls’ tennis
Centennial 2, Decatur Eisenhower 0. The host Chargers cruised to a 25-5, 25-7 victory behind LAUREN CLOYD (seven kills), KARA JOHNSON (three kills, five aces) and MADDIE WELDON (seven assists).
Schlarman 2, Danville 0. The Hilltoppers improved to 12-1 with a 25-10, 27-25 road win. Laura Gross had nine blocks, seven kills, seven digs and four service aces for Schlarman.
In boys’ soccer
At Decatur. Dan Shin scored four goals, breaking St. Thomas More’s single-season record, as the Sabers rolled to a 7-2 victory against St. Teresa. Shin raised his season total to 32 goals, eclipsing the previous record of 30 set by John Tabb in 2010. The junior racked up 10 goals in three matches this week.
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.
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.