Boys Golf

Boys Golf

Oct. 8 prep sports chat

Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 12:30pm

With boys' and girls' golf postseason underway, the fall sports season has hit the start of the home stretch. Soccer will be next. Followed by volleyball and girls' swimming and diving.

Tuesday's highlights: Hedge leads strong golf contingent

In boys’ golf


■ At Normal. Centennial’s Cameron Hedge fired a 72 to finish second at Ironwood to advance to next week’s sectional. Teammate Cole Hagan shot 77 and also advanced.


Athletes of the Week: McFarland and Pence

Kendyl McFarland
Monticello girls’ golf

Boys' golf: Three teams to watch this postseason

Regional action begins Tuesday for a number of area boys’ golf squads. A look at preps coordinator Anthony Zilis’ teams to watch:

Arcola/ALAH riding high
Clayton Miller was always a quality player, near the top of the area in average.

Monday's highlights: Crose nets hat trick for Cornjerkers

In volleyball
St. Joseph-Ogden 2, Tri-Valley 1. Karlie Baker (32 assists, 11 digs) and Kylie Michael (20 kills, 12 digs) had double-doubles as the visiting Spartans won the tiebreaking set in Downs to get a non-conference win, 25-20, 18-25, 25-21, on Monday. Ryley Smith had 28 digs and three aces for SJ-O, which is 15-1. Tri-Valley is 17-6.

Area prep statistics: Boys' and girls' golf (Oct. 6)

Name, School    Rnds    Avg.

Chopra, Uni High    10    36.6
C. Miller, Arcola/AL/AH    15    36.7
Rowe, Oakwood    15    37.4
Lindenmeyer, Arcola/AL/AH    8    39.5

Saturday highlights: Rajic sets pool records

In swimming and diving
■ At Danville. Uni High’s Ema Rajic took home five event titles and set pool records in the 100 breaststroke (1:06.03) and the 200 individual medley (2:09.12) at the Danville Pentathlon. Danville’s Lillie Hannan took the 50-yard breaststroke and the 50-yard backstroke.

Friday's highlights: Watseka boys' golf places second

GRANT PARK — Joe Hebert carded an 88 and Nathan Schroeder carded an 89 on Friday at the Grant Park Invitational at Minne Monesse Golf Club, leading Watseka to second place. Peotone (349)won the team title by 10 strokes.

Thursday's highlights: Unity sweeps volleyball match

In volleyball

■ Chrisman 2, Armstrong-Potomac 0. Hannah Eddy had seven kills to lead a balanced Chrisman attack in the unbeaten Cardinals’ 25-20, 25-14 win. Mackenzie Vinson had eight assists and three kills for A-P.

10-01-15 News-Gazette Prep Sports Podcast

10-01-15 News-Gazette Prep Sports Podcast: Play now!

10-01-15 News-Gazette Prep Sports Podcast.  Matt Daniels, Scott Richey, and Anthony Zilis look back at week 5 of the High School Football season and get your ready for what is coming in week 6.  Also some good notes on other High School Sports like Soccer, Swimming, and Volleyball.  And Boys and Girls golf is getting ready for the post season.


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