Monday's prep highlights: Khachaturian rocks, Chargers roll

Monday's prep highlights: Khachaturian rocks, Chargers roll

Highlights from Monday's slate of area high school sporting events:

In boys’ golf

At Savoy. Medalist Christian Khachaturian shot a 1-under-par 71 to win by 2 strokes and lead Centennial to the team title of the John Macek Charger Invitational at the University of Illinois Orange Golf Course.

With Mike Braverman (75) and Isaac Overman (81) placing among the top 14, the Chargers shot a 312 to finish 5 strokes ahead of runner-up Normal Community.

Chris Tate and Tyler Vodacek each carded 79s to tie for seventh, boosting St. Thomas More to a share of fifth place in the 16-team field. 

Champaign Central placed seventh behind the scoring of Riley Thompson (79) and Zach Baumann (84). 

Andy Bott (80) of Bismarck-Henning tied for 12th place.

At Farmer City. Corey Jayne, Will Duggins and Dylan Weidner each carded 39s to lead Blue Ridge to a 157-176 victory against Iroquois West at Woodland Country Club. Peyton Steirs paced the Raiders with a 40.

At Gibson City. Led by medalist Devyn Roesch, GCMS had four of the top five individual scorers and rolled to a 23-stroke victory in a four-team meet at Railside Golf Club. Preston Young (45) of the Falcons tied for second place, and Austin Percy and Axel Doran each carded 47s for GCMS. Grant Townsend of third-place Ridgeview shot a 45. William Gollihur led runner-up Fisher with a 48.

 At Tuscola. Clayton Miller shot a 40 to claim medalist honors and lead Arcola/Arthur to victory in a four-team meet at Ironhorse Golf Club. Miller finished 1 stroke ahead of Eddie Durham of Tuscola and Jarrett Wallace of the Tuscola JV team. 

 At Danville. Medalist Tyler Strako’s 45 and teammate Ryan Riggleman’s 46 boosted Westville to a 191-195 win against Hoopeston Area at Harrison Park Golf Course. Anthony Shore led the Cornjerkers with a 46.


In girls’ golf

 At Atlanta. Gera Reis shot a 54 and tied for third place, leading Prairie Central to second in a three-team meet at North Greens Golf Course.

At Farmer City. Gwen Orr and Lindsey Luehrsen each shot 47s to lead Iroquois West to a 203-218 win against Blue Ridge at Woodland Country Club. Megan Tsevelekos (47) of the Knights shared medalist honors.

At Monticello. Medalist Evelyn Brand shot a 43, lifting Monticello to a 203-225 victory against Tri-Valley at Monticello Golf Club. Sages freshman Kendyl McFarland finished second, 4 strokes behind Brand.


In boys’ soccer

St. Thomas More 1, Judah Christian 1. After a scoreless first half, Kyler Jones scored on an assist by Soleiman Allam for STM’s lone goal in a tie with the visiting Tribe. Lewis Nisbet tallied for Judah.

Oakwood 0, St. Joseph-Ogden 0. Goalkeeper Landon Turner made eight saves for host Oakwood in a scoreless tie.

Unity 9, Schlarman 2. Mark Gredy-Myhre’s hat trick propelled the Rockets to a home win.

Watseka 2, Salt Fork 0. Nick Morales scored two goals, each on assists by Abacuc Rodriguez, in the Warriors’ home victory. Goalkeeper Tyler Lavoie recorded 10 saves for Watseka, while Salt Fork’s Aaron Marx finished with seven.


In volleyball

Watseka 2, Donovan 0. Watseka defeated Donovan 25-7, 25-12 behind Taylor Bauer’s eight kills, five service aces and three digs at the Timberwolf Tip-Off in Cissna Park.

PBL 2, Hoopeston Area 0. Jori Marynard racked up 13 digs and Kellyn Maynard contributed five kills, leading PBL to a 25-21, 25-21 victory against Hoopeston Area in the Timberwolf Tip-Off at Paxton. Erika Solis and Cayley Martin each had four kills for the Cornjerkers.

Fisher 2, BCL 0. Fisher defeated Buckley Christ Lutheran 25-11, 25-13 in the Timberwolf Tip-Off at Paxton.

Armstrong-Potomac 2, Momence 1. The Trojans pulled out a 25-23, 22-25, 16-14 victory in the Timberwolf Tip-Off at Cissna Park behind Morgan Zindars’ six service aces, 12 assists and 10 digs. Meghan Vinson contributed 16 digs for A-P.

 Shiloh 2, Oakwood 0. The host Raiders outbattled the Comets 30-28, 25-22 behind Lauren Moses’ six kills and Andi Luth’s seven digs. Peyton Jones had five kills and four blocks for Oakwood.

Cissna Park 2, Tri-Point 0. Hillary Hines had eight kills, four digs and three service aces for host Cissna Park in a 25-7, 25-8 victory in the Timberwolf Tip-Off. Addy Stoller also notched eight kills for the Timberwolves.

 Jeff Huth