PAXTON — For 25 years, Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School has had what athletic director John Overstreet called a “long-standing tradition” with the Sangamon Valley Conference.
“It’s what I grew up with,” Overstreet said. “It’s what other parents grew up with.”
In girls’ tennis
■ At Champaign. Mia Stipes, Caroline Waddell, Izzy Schmitt and Delany Tressler all won singles matches for St. Thomas More in its 7-2 win against Champaign Central. Stipes and Waddell teamed to win at No. 1 doubles. Maddie King and Tressler won at No. 2, and Sophia Sobeski teamed with Kayley Schacht at No. 3.
By SPENCER BROWN
■ St. Joseph-Ogden 34, Monmouth-Roseville 20. Ryan Allen had 18 carries for 164 yards and two touchdowns for the visiting Spartans in the win. Eli Oltean was 4 of 9 for 119 yards.
In swimming & diving
■ At Champaign. Champaign Central defeated Danville 108-78. Sophie Herr won the 50-yard freestyle and the 100-yard butterfly for the Maroons. Marissa Burleson won the 100-yard free and the 100-yard backstroke for the Vikings.
■ Centennial 2, Normal U-High 0. Jaime Johnson had four kills, 17 assists and seven digs to pace the Chargers to a 25-21, 25-22 victory. Alivia Dew had five kills, and Devin Kyler contributed four kills.