On Fridays, prep sports coordinator Fred Kroner covers the area volleyball scene like it’s nobody’s business:
Sages prepare for benefit
Monticello’s fundraising match to raise awareness for breast cancer and help with research will be Tuesday at Miller Gym against Maroa-Forsyth. It’s a project that is a true team effort.
Best of Thursday's area preps:
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.
On Fridays, prep sports coordinator Fred Kroner covers the area volleyball scene like it's nobody's business:
Maroon shows toughness
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.
DANVILLE — Ella Black is a one-of-a-kind volleyball player for Schlarman. She is the Hilltoppers' lone senior.
Black may have the seniority, but she hasn't cornered the market on talent.
In boys' soccer
St. Thomas More 1, SJ-O 0. Wiley Jones and Sangwon Park each converted penalty kicks, giving give the Sabers the victory in the Sangamon Valley Conference championship match.
STM keeper Danny Vetter posted his 11th shutout of the season. The Sabers (12-2) have outscored area opponents 49-1 this season.
URBANA — Three athletes from the Class of 2005 headline the list of inductees to the Urbana Prep Hall of Fame. They will be recognized Friday at halftime of the Tigers' football game at McKinley Field against Centennial.
SALT FORK FOOTBALL
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.