Tuesday's prep highlights: Trame, Brandon spark STM volleyball

Tuesday's prep highlights: Trame, Brandon spark STM volleyball

In volleyball

Cissna Park Tip-Off Tournament

Milford 2, Momence 0. Milford won the night's opening match of with a 25-20, 25-19 victory for the Bearcats' first win of the season.

Oakwood 2, Fisher 1. Oakwood (2-0) stayed unbeaten with a 23-25, 25-15, 15-12 win. Shelbee Owens finished with four kills and four blocks for the Bunnies.

Paxton-Buckley-Loda 2, Fisher 0. PBL (1-0) won its season opener 25-13, 25-19. Owens (three kills, eight digs, three blocks) and Cameron McGrew (five assists, four digs) led Fisher (0-3).

Watseka 2, Milford 1. Kennedy Bauer produced 15 kills and seven assists, helping Watseka to a 26-27, 25-18, 15-8 win against the Bearcats (1-2). Mallory Drake (eight kills, nine assists) and Taylor Schippert (13 assists) put forth solid efforts for Watseka (2-0).


Blue Ridge 2, Judah Christian 0. Megan Schumacher powered down eight kills and Avery Fisher handed out 20 assists for Blue Ridge during a 25-12, 25-14 nonconference road win in the season opener for both teams. Hannah Brackenhoff made 11 digs to go along with four aces for the Knights (1-0). The host Tribe (0-1) received 11 assists from Lyndon Pelmore and 14 digs from Emma Pacey.

Cerro Gordo 2, Warrensburg-Latham 1. The host Broncos mustered up a 25-20, 19-25, 25-20 nonconference win thanks to six kills and seven digs from Sydney Walker, to go along with five kills, seven blocks and six digs from Anna Peter. Ella Mann (17 assists) and Riley Brandenburg (four kills, eight blocks) also played significant roles for Cerro Gordo (1-1).

Donovan 2, Iroquois West 1. The host Raiders put forth a strong effort, but could not pull out a nonconference win in their season opener, falling 17-25, 26-24, 23-25. Maddy Trammell led IW (0-1) with six kills and three aces.

DeLand-Weldon 2, Bement 1. The host Bulldogs lost 20-25, 25-21, 22-25 despite four kills from Shelby Strack, along with seven blocks by Madison Price, in the season opener for Bement (0-1).

Marshall 2, Chrisman 0. The visiting Cardinals kept it close in their season opener, but lost 25-23, 25-23 to the host Lions in a nonconference match. Lindsey Franz (five kills), Hannah Lunger (eight assists, two aces), Maecy Johnson (three kills) and Haley Chaney (three kills) sparked Chrisman.

Monticello 2, Heyworth 1. Paige Vogelzang came through with seven kills and Kalen Roy distributed 21 assists as the host Sages earned a 25-14, 19-25, 25-18 home nonconference win. Addison Wichus led the defensive effort for Monticello (1-1) with 27 digs.

Ridgeview 2, Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 1. The visiting Mustangs pulled out a thrilling 25-21, 24-26, 26-24 win against the Falcons in a Heart of Illinois Conference match that started the season for both programs. Mya Tinlsey registered 10 kills and six blocks to spark Ridgeview (1-0), with Izzy Helmig distributing 15 assists. Jessica Freehill supplied five kills for GCMS (0-1) and Mady Schutte compiled 12 assists and nine digs.

St. Thomas More 2, Georgetown-Ridge Farm 0. St. Thomas More, the defending Class 2A state champions, opened with a 25-14, 25-18 nonconference road win. Allie Trame (five kills), Kayla Brandon (five kills, two aces) and Caroline Kerr (17 assists) contributed for the Sabers (1-0). Kasie Anderson (five kills), Taylor Stal (five kills, five digs) and Lacey Steinbaugh (11 assists) chipped in for G-RF (0-1).

Tri-County 2, Okaw Valley 0. Grace Burnside delivered 11 kills and five digs during the visiting Titans' 25-19, 25-18 season-opening win. Morgan Houia and Kaylenn Hunt each added three kills, Julia Robertson manufactured seven digs and Melia Eskew handed out 22 assists for Tri-County (1-0).

Unity 2, LeRoy 0. Unity powered its win to its second sweep in as many days with a 25-16, 25-14 win against the host Panthers. Katie Kaiser dropped in six kills to go along with four blocks to pace the Rockets (2-0), while Haley Glanzer (12 assists, four aces) and Gracie Cox (four kills) each helped Unity in a nonconference victory. Cara Levingston (four kills) and Molly White (seven digs) carried LeRoy (0-2).

In boys' soccer

Centennial 5, Effingham St. Anthony 0. Albert Ostoja-Starzewski netted a hat trick and Keith Gardner added two assists to guide Centennial (1-0) in its season opener.

Georgetown-Ridge Farm/Westville 1, Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond 1. Markus Waterman scored on an assist from Hudson Lenhart to give the host Buffaloes an early 1-0 lead before Manaye Morfey scored the equalizer for ALAH (0-1-1) in the second half. Isaac Hughes finished with 18 saves for G-RF/W (0-1-1).

Hoopeston Area 4, St. Joseph-Ogden 1. The visiting Cornjerkers prevailed in nonconference play thanks to goals from Neil Williams, Brennen Granados, Ben Brown and Colby Burton, with Rhys Root contributing two assists for Hoopeston Area (2-0). Jordan Kelly scored the lone goal for SJ-O (1-1).

Mahomet-Seymour 1, Metamora 1. The visiting Bulldogs tied in their season opener, with Jacob Janda scoring the first goal of the season for M-S (0-1-1).

Oakwood/Salt Fork 3, Watseka 0. Dawson Rogers netted two goals and assisted on the third goal, scored by Caleb Lashuay, to give the host Comets (1-1) their first win of the season. Ethan Keller made seven saves in net for Watseka (0-2).

St. Teresa 3, Unity 0. Goalkeeper Nate Reitmeier finished with 22 saves for the Rockets (1-1) in a road setback.

Uni High 1, Williamsville 1. Lucas Wood scored the only goal for the Illineks off an assist from Izzy Gray for host Uni High (0-1-1).

In boys' golf

At Arcola. Though Clinton's Jake Torbert and Okaw Valley's Case Crawford each shot 43s for co-medalist honors, host Arcola/Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond won the triangular meet by 14 strokes with a team score of 184 at Kaskaskia Country Club. Jacob Butler (44) and Derek Tuttle (46) carried the Purple Riders.

At Danville. Watseka relied on steady rounds from Lukas Ball (41) and Cam Barragree (42) to earn a triangular win against Oakwood and Westville at Harrison Park Golf Course, with the Warriors compiling a 178. Westville's Nick Pinter led all golfers with a 35 to win medalist honors, but the Tigers shot 221 as a team. Cade Lawhorn (44) led Oakwood (191).

At Mahomet. Brandon Collins and Sawyer Daebelliehn each shot a 43, helping Mahomet-Seymour post a 17-stroke victory over Blue Ridge in a dual match at Lake on the Woods Golf Course. Alek Strube also carded 45 for the Bulldogs, who shot 177 as a team. Aaron Jayne paced the Knights (194) with a 45, while Jacob Mozingo and Gavin Raines each had a 46.

At Sheldon. Milford shot a 183 to win a triangular against Cissna Park (200) and Salt Fork (208) at Shewami Country Club. James Birch of Milford won medalist honors with a 42, while Dawson Savoree (48) had the best score for Cissna Park and Brody Althaus (49) had the same distinction for Salt Fork.

At Rantoul. Rantoul/Paxton-Buckley-Loda carded a 176 to top Fisher (199) and Hoopeston Area (237) in a triangular meet at Willow Pond Golf Course. Trey Vanwinkle won medalist honors for the Eagles with a 39. Sean Ward (43) led the Bunnies and Keegan Roark (52) led the Cornjerkers.

In girls' golf

At Savoy. Alaina Bowie and Maeve Kirby each carded a 41, with Brooke Erhard (43), Sammy Miller (47) and Mia Kirby (47) chipping in to give St. Thomas More a 172, enough to edge Bloomington Central Catholic (174) in a triangular match at the University of Illinois Orange Course that also featured Centennial (231). Claire Sherrick (50) had the top score for the Chargers.

At Mahomet. Host Mahomet-Seymour downed Blue Ridge 224-261 in a dual match at Lake of the Woods Golf Course. Sarah Amjad (52) paced the Bulldogs, with Macy Baird (58) leading the Knights.

In girls' tennis

At Bloomington. Centennial recorded a 7-2 Big 12 win on the road against the host Purple Raiders. Gurveena Singh, Angela Xu, Cayla Risinger and Justice Hardin all won singles matches for the Chargers.

At Normal. Host Normal West barrelled through St. Thomas More in straight sets in every phase, collecting a 9-0 win.