Boys Golf

Boys Golf

B-H's Bott is back on top again

TUSCOLA — It’s been less than a week since Andy Bott shot a 10-under-par 61 to win the Vermilion Valley Conference golf title. If he keeps up this pace, the Bismarck-Henning senior will need to make some more space in his trophy case.

On Tuesday, the reigning News-Gazette Golfer of the Year won the Class 1A Tuscola Regional with a 2-over 74 at Ironhorse.

Boys' Golf Regional 2013

Area teams compete at the boys' golf regional at Ironhorse Golf Course in Tuscola on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013.

Monday's highlights: Central, Centennial battle to draw

In volleyball

■ Urbana Uni High 2, Cornerstone Christian Academy 1.
Natalie Dullerud had 18 digs and three service aces for the Illineks in a 25-14, 21-25, 25-3 victory at Bloomington.

■ Watseka 2, St Anne 0. Led by Lexi Shoemaker’s six kills and two blocks, the Warriors improved to 27-0 with a 25-16, 25-19 home win.

Saturday's prep highlights: LeRoy, Arcola roll on gridiron

In football
■ LeRoy 20, Durand 0. Bryce Dooley and Lane Lindstrom combined for 199 yards rushing and three touchdowns to lead the Panthers to a road win.

Dooley gained 100 yards on 20 carries and scored on a 50-yard punt return.

Lindstrom ran for 99 yards in 14 attempts and scored twice in the first quarter on runs of 4 and 12 yards.

Thursday's highlights: Bott sizzles with a 61

In boys' golf

■ At Danville. After bogeying the second hole Thursday at Harrison Park Golf Course, Andy Bott knew he would need to plot a comeback.

“I really wanted to get back to even (par on the front nine),” the Bismarck-Henning senior said.

Wednesday's prep highlights: Urbana blanks Centennial

In boys’ soccer

■ Urbana 5, Centennial 0. Dann Musasa had two goals and Gesi Muharremi had one goal and three assists for the host Tigers, who also received goals from Saul Downie and David Anderson.

■ Danville 7, MacArthur 0. Dakota Gash had a goal and three assists and Gracson Torres had two goals and an assist for the host Vikings (8-4-3).

Tuesday's prep highlights: Urbana Uni swims to title

In girls’ swimming

■ At Champaign. Maddie Nelson won the 200- and 500-yard freestyle events and also anchored Urbana Uni High’s winning 200 medley and 200 free relays as the Illineks won a four-team meet at Unit 4 Pool. Lauren Monahan (100 butterfly), Claire Dickerson (100 backstroke) and Claire Michael (100 breaststroke) also won individual events for Uni (478).

Bulletin Board: The end (of season) is near

Area golf teams have less than a week to finish their preparations for the postseason. Boys’ regional tournaments start Tuesday. One day later, girls’ regionals will be held. In all cases, qualifiers move on to sectionals scheduled for Oct. 14. The state meets will be Oct. 18-19.

Athletes of the Week: Wright, Miller

Hannah Wright
Champaign Central, senior

Recently: Won the 194-girl East Peoria Invitational, finishing the 3-mile course in 18 minutes, 49 seconds

In her own words: “I’ve never won that meet before. I had a really good last half-mile.”

Do you run to school? All the time. I live like two or three blocks away.

Monday's highlights: Khachaturian ties for second at Big 12 meet

In boys’ golf

■ At Normal.
Christian Khachaturian shot a 1-under-par 71 to tie for second place and lead Centennial to third place in the Big 12 Conference tournament at Ironwood Golf Course. Riley Thompson of fourth-place Champaign Central carded a 76 and tied for seventh. Isaac Overman of Centennial tied for ninth with a 77.