Friday's prep highlights: Cornjerkers win tourney opener

Friday's prep highlights: Cornjerkers win tourney opener

HOOPESTON — Elijah Yates scored two goals, leading Hoopeston Area to a 5-0 victory against Watseka on Friday at the Hoopeston Area Soccer Cornjerker Classic.

In other matches, Blue Ridge defeated Oakwood 2-0 behind Blayne Zeigler’s five saves,  and St. Joseph-Ogden edged Fisher/GCMS 2-1 on penalty kicks. Colton Bowser scored in regulation for the Spartans, and Andrew Young scored for the Bunnies.

In boys' golf

Khachaturian, Braverman start strong. Centennial’s Christian Khachaturian (75) and Mike Braverman (77) were tied for sixth and ninth, respectively, after the first round of the Mattoon Golf Invitational.

Schroeder sparkles. Nathan Schroeder carded a 5-over-par 40 to earn medalist honors, leading Watseka to a 176-190 boys’ golf victory against Cissna Park at Shewami.

In volleyball

Kaeb leads Cissna Park. Anna Kaeb had 13 assists, leading host Cissna Park to a 25-18, 25-23 volleyball victory against Judah Christian, which got 17 digs from Emily Gewirtz.

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