Thursday's prep highlights: Tribe soccer surges late in victory

Thursday's prep highlights: Tribe soccer surges late in victory

In volleyball

Argenta-Oreana 2, Springfield Southeast 0. Argenta-Oreana made quick work of Southeast in a 25-5, 25-17 sweep. Madelyn Tipsword led the Bombers (7-3) with nine kills.

Armstrong-Potomac 2, Milford 0. Sarah Porter put down 10 kills and three aces to lead Armstrong-Potomac (4-4, 2-0) to a 25-19, 25-21 sweep in Vermilion Valley Conference play. Kaylee Warren paced Milford (4-4, 0-2) with 14 assists, three kills and one block.

Arthur Okaw Christian 2, Uni High 0. Arthur Okaw Christian improved to 7-2 with its 25-15, 25-13 victory against the Illineks, who dropped to 0-8.

Bismarck-Henning/Rossville-Alvin 2, Schlarman 1. A near double-double from Emily Meidel with eight kills and 15 digs helped BHRA (2-4, 2-1 VVC) to a 21-25, 25-21, 25-16 win. CeCe Damilano paced the Hilltoppers (3-3, 0-1) with eight kills.

Cerro Gordo 2, Villa Grove 0. A balanced attack with five players with at least two kills saw Cerro Gordo sweep Villa Grove 25-11, 25-21. Anna Peter led the Broncos (9-1) with nine kills, four digs, two aces and one block.

Champaign Central 2, Peoria Notre Dame 0. Mira Chopra put down seven kills to lead Central (11-3, 1-0) past Notre Dame 25-17, 25-20 in Big 12 action.

Eureka 2, LeRoy 0. LeRoy got three kills apiece from Cara Levingston and Lexi Kilmartin, but the Panthers (1-4, 0-2) lost in straight sets, 25-7, 25-13, to Eureka in Heart of Illinois Conference action.

Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 2, Fisher 0. Jessica Freehill had eight kills as GCMS (1-4, 1-2 HOIC) swept Fisher 25-18, 25-11. Cameron McGrew had three assists, two kills and two digs for the Bunnies (1-9, 0-2).

Grant Park 2, Cissna Park 1. Cissna Park couldn't finish off the comeback in a 28-26, 15-25, 25-23 Grant Park win. Anna Jennings led the Timberwolves (6-3) with 31 assists and 18 digs.

Heritage 2, Bement 0. Heritage (8-2, 1-0) got six kills, 12 digs and three aces from Gracyn Allen in its 25-22, 25-7 sweep of Bement in the Little Okaw Valley Conference win. Shelby Strack led the Bulldogs (2-7, 0-2) with 18 digs and three kills.

Judah Christian 2, Rantoul 1. Ashley Bryant had 10 kills as the Tribe (5-5) rallied for a 21-25, 25-22, 25-14 win against Rantoul. Tanaya Young led the Eagles (0-8) with 10 kills.

Mahomet-Seymour 2, Mount Zion 1. Mahomet-Seymour rallied for a 9-25, 25-18, 25-22 victory against the Braves. Savannah Matthews led the Bulldogs (5-6, 2-1) with 14 kills and 17 digs in the Apollo Conference match.

Momence 2, Iroquois West 0. Ashley Aguilera had three blocks and one kill as Iroquois West (0-9) fell 25-8, 25-20.

Monticello 2, Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond. Strong defense from Addison Wichus and Skyler Frye with 13 digs apiece helped Monticello (5-5) top ALAH 25-17, 20-25, 25-19. Taylor Powell led the Knights (5-5) with a 16-kill, 11-dig double-double.

Oakwood 2, Chrisman 0. Katelyn Young finished with five kills and two blocks to lead Oakwood (8-2, 1-0 VVC) to a 25-10, 25-13 sweep against Chrisman. Hannah Lunger led the Cardinals (1-4, 0-1) with 12 assists and an ace.Kelsey Wendall had 10 kills, but Danville (2-2, 0-1) dropped the Big 12 match 26-24, 25-21.

Salt Fork 2, Georgetown-Ridge Farm 1. Salt Fork ground out a tough three-set victory, 25-14, 17-25, 26-24 in VVC action against the Buffaloes. Lacey Steinbaugh paced G-RF (1-4, 0-1) with 18 assists, three kills and two aces.

Tri-County 2, Tuscola 0. Tri-County improved to 4-2 with its 25-18, 25-10 win, Lexie Russo finished the match with 12 digs and one kill for the Warriors (5-6).

Unity 2, Illinois Valley Central 0. Emma Bleecher led Unity with nine kills in its 25-14, 27-25 Illini Prairie Conference sweep of IVC. Haley Glanzer kept the attack moving for the Rockets (10-1, 1-0) with 10 assists to go with a team-high two aces.

Urbana 2, Peoria 0. Urbana won its Big 12 opener with a 25-16, 25-18 sweep of Peoria. Kaylyn Johnston had six kills, six assists and six aces for the Tigers (2-2, 1-0).

Westville 2, Hoopeston Area 0. Westville put together a 25-10, 25-21 sweep behind a balanced team effort against the Cornjerkers. Jasman Severado had eight kills and three digs for the Tigers (2-2, 1-1 VVC).

In boys' soccer

Bismarck-Henning/Rossville-Alvin 7, Georgetown-Ridge Farm/Westville 0. Six first half goals by BHRA set the tone in its lopsided win. Cameron Douglass led the Blue Devils (6-0-1) with two goals, while five of his teammates also scored to beat G-RF/W (0-6-1).

Fisher/Gibson City-Melvin Sibley 5, Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond 0. Fisher/GCMS put 30 shots on goal, as Caleb Bleich scored twice in the first half to lead the Bunnies (10-0) to the shutout win. Brandon Lindstrom had 18 saves for the Knights (1-5-1).

Hoopeston Area 6, Oakwood/Salt Fork 0. Six different players scored for Hoopeston Area (5-0, 2-0 VVC) in its shutout win against the Comets (2-7, 1-1). Payton Frederick had a goal and an assist for the Cornjerkers.

Iroquois West 8, Beecher 1. Diego Camarena keeps scoring goals in bunches. The Iroquois West junior had five goals and three assists to lead the Raiders (7-1) past Beecher.

Judah Christian 5, Unity 3. Judah Christian scored three goals in the final 15 minutes to complete its comeback victory. Caleb Aldridge and Joe Linsner had two goals and an assist apiece for the Tribe (4-3). Alex Stahl had a goal and an assist for the Rockets (6-2).

Mahomet-Seymour 2, Charleston 1. Austin Carr got Mahomet-Seymour on the board with a first-half goal, and Eli Warren's first career varsity goal after halftime provided insurance in the win for the Bulldogs (4-2-2).

Momence 4, Watseka 1. Watseka goalkeeper Ethan Keller made 19 saves, but the Warriors (0-7) fell to Momence.

Normal West 3, Champaign Central 0. Central dropped to 9-2 on the season and 1-1 in Big 12 play after its shutout loss to the Wildcats.

Uni High 6, Teutopolis 0. Lucas Wood scored two goals in the first 7 minutes as Uni High (7-2-2) shut out Teutopolis.

In boys' golf

At Danville. Westville's Nick Pinter keeps going low. The Tigers' senior shot a 1-under 34 to earn medalist honors in a four-team meet at Harrison Park Golf Course. Milford shot 168 as a team for the win behind a 41 from Brady Marshino.

At Fairbury. Prairie Central's Josh Kilcullen shot a 38 to both earn medalist honors and lead the Hawks to a win against Olympia at Indian Creek Golf & Country Club.

At Hoopeston. Bismarck-Henning/Rossville-Alvin's Kevin Clapp shot a 9-over 45 to earn medalist honors at Hubbard Trail Country Club, but Iroquois West shot 201 as a team for the win. Jack McMillan led the Raiders with a 46.

At Marshall. Logan Richardson shot a 38 for medalist honors, but Tri-County came up short for a second-place finish in a three-team match at Marshall Golf Club.

At Tuscola. Tristan Harrison, Jackson Vandeventer and Sam Reno each shot 45 at Ironhorse Golf Club to lead Villa Grove/Heritage to a win against Effingham St. Anthony, Tuscola and Salt Fork.

In girls' golf

At Atlanta. Monticello's Ashley Long took medalist honors with a 41 to help lead the Sages past Olympia at North Greene Golf Course. Monticello carded 189 as a team — winning by a single stroke.

At Savoy. Centennial's Claire Sherrick carded a 46 for medalist honors against Lincoln at the University of Illinois Blue Course. The Chargers shot 191 as a team.

At Sheldon. Natalie Schroeder's 42 was good for medalist honors, but Watseka dropped its dual meet to Beecher by four strokes at Shewami Country Club.

At Sullivan. Addison Darush earned medalist honors with a 46 to lead Sullivan to a team score of 198 at Sullivan Country Club against Meridian and Shelbyville.

At Tuscola. Tuscola's Claire Ring fired a 46 to tie for medalist honors in the Warriors' showdown with Effingham St. Anthony at Ironhorse Golf Club.

In girls' tennis

At Champaign. Centennial won five of six matches in singles action against rivals Champaign Central for a 6-3 victory at Lindsay Tennis Center. Gurveena Singh won 6-1, 6-2 at No. 1 singles to lead the Chargers, while Chikako Barnes got a 6-0, 6-0 win at No. 6 singles for the Maroons.

At Urbana. St. Thomas More won two of three doubles matches against Pontiac, but the Sabers fell to the Indians 6-3 at Atkins Tennis Center. Noelle Schacht and Ashley Mills teamed up for an 8-4 victory at No. 1 doubles for St. Thomas More.

In girls' swimming

At Champaign. Centennial won half of the 12 events in its Big 12 showdown with Bloomington, but the Chargers fell 14 points shy in a 99-85 loss to the Purple Raiders. Lizzie Gile was a double winner for Centennial, placing first in both the 200 freestyle (2 minutes, 4.08 seconds) and 100 butterfly (1:01.29).SCOTT RICHEY