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Boys Golf

Friday's highlights: Cheek, Habel lift Blue Ridge

HOOPESTON — Adam Cheek scored three goals and J.T. Habel added two, leading Blue Ridge to a 5-0 boys’ soccer victory against Monticello on Friday at the Cornjerker Classic.
Dane Houser recorded four saves in the victory.

Thursday's highlights: Watseka golf nears record

In volleyball
Champaign Central 2, Peoria 0. Hope Hopkins led the way with nine assists and Rylee Hinton had four kills, leading the Maroons past Peoria 25-5, 25-12 at Champaign.

Tuesday's highlights: Bowie wins tourney in playoff

In volleyball
■ Mahomet-Seymour 2, Pontiac 0. Grace Beach smashed 10 kills and Brooke Waldman came up with two blocks, helping the Bulldogs sweep Pontiac 25-15, 25-21 in a match played at Pontiac.

Athletes of the Week: Tuscola's Hoel, Watseka's Kidwell

Dalton Hoel
Tuscola football

Why he was chosen: The junior returned three interceptions and a kickoff for touchdowns, sparking the Warriors to a 69-8 victory at Villa Grove/Heritage in Week 2 and improving Tuscola’s record to 2-0 before Friday night’s game at Clinton.

Sept. 8 Prep sports chat

Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 12:30pm

Prep sports coordinator Anthony Zilis is your one-stop shop for everything high school sports related in the News-Gazette area. His weekly chat kicks off at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, and that's where you can ask him whether Danville football's 2-0 start is for real, who might be the strongest volleyball team in the area or to break down the cross country scene.

Area prep golf leaders: Week of Sept. 4

Name, School    Rnds    Avg.

Chopra, Judah Christian    8    34.6
C. Miller, Arcola    5    35.0
Ellis, Sullivan    6    36.3
L. Richardson, Tri-County    6    37.5

Friday's highlights: Carnahan ties for sixth at invite

DANVILLE — Champaign Central golfer Ben Carnahan carded a 77 and tied for sixth on Friday at the Viking Invitational.  

Thursday's highlights: Central outlasts Mahomet-Seymour

In volleyball

Champaign Central 2, Mahomet-Seymour 1. Casey Dorner had nine digs and Ryley Hinton and Rachel Hurt each had seven kills as the Maroons outlasted the Bulldogs 22-25, 28-26, 25-14 in a match played in Champaign. Grace Beach had 16 kills and 18 digs, and Brooke Waldman provided two blocks for the Bulldogs.