Thursday's prep highlights: Hoyer lifts Illineks
CPCI 2, Bishop McNamara 0. HILLARY HINES had seven kills and four blocks in leading the host Timberwolves to a 25-20, 28-26 victory. MARIA WILKENING added 18 assists and two aces.
Arthur-Lovington 2, Villa Grove 0. The host Lancers got 20 assists from SHERELLE COLLER in a 25-11, 25-11 win. JULIA COHAN led the way with nine kills.
Urbana University 2, Oakwood 1. EMMA HOYER had eight kills and nine blocks for the host Illineks in a 23-25, 25-12, 25-14 win. JULIANA TRACH had 10 digs and nine assists.
Blue Ridge 2, Fisher 1. EMILY ZELHART had 17 assists and AMBER BLAZEK had 14 digs in helping the host Knights move to 8-0 with a 16-25, 25-19, 25-21 win.
Armstrong-Potomac 2, Shiloh 1. The Trojans won 22-25, 25-10, 25-19 behind 11 assists and 13 digs from MAKENZIE VINSON. MORGAN ZINDARS (four aces), ERIKA SIEBERNS (12 blocks) and RACHEL MILES (seven kills) contributed. LAUREN MOSES had nine kills to lead the Raiders.
DeLand-Weldon 2, Argenta-Oreana 1. ALEX STUPEK had 12 kills for the visiting Bombers in a 22-25, 25-16, 25-18 loss. MARIAH HARTRICH added 11 assists.
Clinton 2, Heyworth 0. MORGAN HICKMAN had 12 assists, eight aces and three kills for the visiting Maroons in a 25-13, 25-8 win. BAILEY WALKER added four kills and three blocks, and TAYLOR FILKIN had six blocks.
Bismarck-Henning 2, Danville 1. The host Blue Devils got 12 assists each from LAUREN McKENZIE and TAYLOR ELLIS in a 25-16, 24-26, 25-16 win. ABBY BERGMAN (seven kills, five blocks) and MARANDA WITTY (nine kills) chipped in.
Normal U-High 2, Centennial 1. Despite nine kills and four blocks from RACHEL JONES, the visiting Chargers lost 24-26, 25-23, 25-15. MADDIE WELDON added 13 assists and three aces.
Tri-County 2, Hutsonville 0. AMBER MEYER (16 assists), AUTUMN MEYER (eight digs), KYLA SKINNER (five aces) and ABBY SMITH (six kills, four blocks) led the Titans in a 25-6, 25-14 win.
Bement 2, Cerro Gordo 1. Behind TAYLOR WEGRICH (12 kills, 16 digs) and SABRINA HINTON (18 blocks, 13 digs), the visiting Bulldogs won 17-25, 25-19, 28-26. MADDIE MANN added 11 kills, and ABBY TROTT had 22 assists and 15 digs.
St. Joseph-Ogden 2, Monticello 0. SHELBY SIMMONS had seven kills, KYLIE BAKER four blocks, SYDNEY STONE 16 assists and LOREN BROOKS five digs for the host Spartans in a 25-22, 25-22 victory.
Urbana 2, Rantoul 1. ALAYNA JACKSON (12 kills), TAYLOR LOVETT (13 assists, five blocks) and ANISHA COLEMAN (three aces) led visiting Urbana, 25-19, 21-25, 25-20. KAYLEE DENTON had 31 assists for Rantoul.
Paxton-Buckley-Loda 2, Tri-Valley 1. KANDACE HOFER had nine kills and five digs to lead the visiting Panthers, 15-25, 25-22, 25-22. KAYLA COWAN added 22 assists.
Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 2, Donovan 1. PAYTON BAILLIE had 17 assists and ALLYSON BARNES had 12 digs for the Falcons in a 22-25, 25-23, 25-20 victory.
Watseka 2, Chrisman 0. KAT GRIMES had 19 assists and three aces in leading the Warriors, 25-7, 25-20. TAYLOR BAUER and ALLISON KAPER each had eight kills.
Watseka 2, Salt Fork 0. Grimes' 22 assists and Kaper's eight kills led the Warriors to the tournament championship with a 25-12, 25-12 win. NATALIE CASTONGUAY had seven digs, while Bauer added seven kills and HALEY GRAY added six.
Schlarman 2, Salt Fork 0. LAURA GROSS had six kills and six digs, while JORDAN MARGANSKI added seven kills and eight assists for the Hilltoppers in a 25-12, 25-8 win.
Schlarman 2, Chrisman 0. Gross had eight kills and 12 digs for the Hilltoppers in a 25-21, 25-18 win. Marganski had seven kills, eight digs and nine assists.
In boys' golf
At Fairbury. Prairie Central won a triangular thanks to a second-place finish from LOGAN SLAGEL (39) at Indian Creek. KYLER HOFFMAN (41), ALEX DUFFY (42) and BRYCE NOWACK (43) claimed the next three spots. GCMS was led by PRESTON YOUNG's 45.
At Mahomet. MITCHELL HOCKMAN tied for fourth place with a 41 in leading host Mahomet-Seymour to second place in a quad meet at Lake of the Woods. Teammates CLAY DILKS, LOGAN HANNON and BLAKE JACKSON all carded 42s and tied for ninth.
At Rantoul. BROCK PEAVLER's 38 and JOE BARTON's 40 led Rantoul/Paxton-Buckley-Loda past Monticello. KYLE SMITH and ADAM CHARTERS each had 48 for the Sages.
At Farmer City. C.J. BISHOP fired a 44 to lead Blue Ridge to second place at Woodlawn. MASON POTTS added a 47. BRENT FRANCIS had a 50 for Fisher.
At Savoy. Medalist COREY HIRE shot 38, MIKE BRAVERMAN a 40 and BEN KHACHATURIAN a 42 in leading Centennial past Champaign Central and Decatur MacArthur. LUCAS WILSON had a 41 for the Maroons, who got 42s from CHRIS HAILE and J.C. TAYLOR.
At Sullivan. Medalist LUCAS MOSSMAN fired a 42 in leading Sullivan to a second-place finish.
At Danville. Schlarman beat Westville thanks to medalist HARRISON LESCAR's 45 and ANDREW KELLY's 46. Westville's CHASE HENRY and ADAM HIGH each shot 49.
In girls' golf
At Fairbury. Host Prairie Central swept the top four spots, led by medalist JACKIE DUFFY's 42, en route to winning a three-team meet at Indian Creek. NATALIE GULLIFORD (43) was second, JENNA HALE (49) was third and EMILY HEISER (50) tied for fourth with GCMS' KATIE SPANGLER.
Blue Ridge 6, Unity 2. IAN RIGGS' hat trick led the host Knights. TRAVYS NICHOLS and JON JONES each added a goal and an assist.
St. Thomas More 1, Watseka 0. ALEX SABOL scored on a pass from DAN SHIN as the host Sabers picked up their sixth shutout of the season in the Sangamon Valley Conference tournament matchup.
St. Joseph-Ogden 4, Iroquois West 0. ARIC PELAFAS and COLIN SEWARD each scored twice in SVC tournament action. CAMERON HARPST recorded two assists.
Central 6, Decatur Eisenhower 1. DANIEL KADEMA recorded a hat trick and assisted on another goal to power the visiting Maroons, who got two assists from JUAN GARCIA.
Urbana University 5, Mahomet-Seymour 4. TARIK KORIC had two goals for the Illineks.
At Normal. BRENDA GONZALEZ won two games and ROSE WHITSITT won one for Champaign Central in a 9-0 loss to Normal Community.