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Monday's highlights: Urbana soccer tops rival

In volleyball

Urbana 2, Springfield Southeast 0. Chelsea Skinner and Alayna Jackson each had five kills for the Tigers in a 25-22, 25-22 road win. Jessica Mack contributed seven digs for Urbana (6-8).

Thursday's prep highlights: Marganski leads Hilltoppers

In volleyball

Rantoul 2, Prairie Central 0. Hannah Wascher's 10 kills and five blocks boosted the Eagles to a 25-20, 25-15 road win. Maddie Bounds had 10 kills for the Hawks.

Tremont 2, Ridgeview 0. Taylor Hastings had four kills and eight digs for the host Mustangs in a 25-10, 25-10 loss.

Kroner's prep volleyball insider: Rantoul starts turnaround

On Fridays, prep sports coordinator Fred Kroner covers the area volleyball scene like it's nobody's business:

Eagles start turnaround

Wallen, STM power way to victory

CHAMPAIGN — The only thing missing from Lexi Wallen's uniform Thursday night was the cape, but she still turned in a terrific rendition of a super-woman performance without it.

The St. Thomas More sophomore pounded a match-high 25 kills — 13 in the decisive final set — as the Sabers overpowered Watseka 25-21, 18-25, 25-21 in a Sangamon Valley Conference volleyball match.

Wednesday's prep highlights: McGill, Penwell spark Central swimmers

In swimming & diving

At Urbana. Sarah McGill and Katherine Penwell each won two individual events, leading Champaign Central to a 100-86 victory against Urbana at the Urbana Indoor Aquatic Center.

McGill was victorious in the 200-yard freestyle (2 minutes, 10.41 seconds) and the 100 free (59.05 seconds).

Tuesday's highlights: Milestone win for Knights coach

In volleyball

Chrisman 2, Salt Fork 0. EMILIE McFADDEN had 13 kills and six digs for the Storm in a 25-22, 25-19 loss.

Lexington 2, Fisher 0. GINA MASKO had three kills and CARLI CLIFTON had five assists for the host Bunnies in a 25-8, 25-23 loss.

Athletes of the Week: Demith and Schaap

Kailyn Demith, Champaign Central, Senior, Volleyball

Recently: Chosen to the all-tournament team after helping Central win all five of its matches and team honors in Mahomet-Seymour's 16-school invitational.

In her own words: "At the beginning of the year, we all made a goal and that was to get to state. We set it high, but we're working hard to get there."

Teams of the Week: A-L volleyball in spotlight