Thursday's prep highlights: Millage leads Sabers
– BECCA MILLAGE had 12 kills and MADDIE KUNAS five aces in host St. Thomas More's 25-16, 25-16 win against Iroquois West. SHANNON SIUTS had 11 assists and RACHEL PARKHILL eight digs in the win. COURTNEY MILLER had four aces in the loss.
– DANIELLE ROGERS had 11 straight service points and five aces in host Argenta-Oreana's 25-10, 25-14 win against Unity. HANNAH MILLINGTON added six kills. MADIE HERBERT led the Rockets with 16 digs and two kills.
– HEATHER BAKER and MEGAN McCORD each had eight kills and ERIKA WILLS added six aces as Salt Fork beat Oakwood 25-7, 25-8. MADDY STUTSMAN chipped in 14 assists and four aces.
– TAYLOR POGGENDORF and TAYLOR PIATT each had 12 digs in Westville's 25-10, 25-16 win against Georgetown-Ridge Farm. LACEE COTTRELL, ABBY BARTH and KIRSTIN HAZEL each had three kills for the Tigers.
– KALIE KIRBY had nine digs and ERICKA DIX six kills in Urbana's 25-22, 25-20 loss to Mattoon.
– Champaign Central beat Decatur Eisenhower 25-17, 25-11 as ALEX PELMORE had seven kills and three aces.
– MORGAN LEACH (eight kills), KARA JOHNSON (five kills) and LINDSAY ROGAN (nine assists, three aces) led Centennial past Decatur MacArthur 25-9, 25-16.
– EMMA CABUTTI had five kills, ELISE DAHLKE added four kills and MOLLY COCKERHAM had 10 digs as Mahomet-Seymour beat Prairie Central 25-21, 25-23. SARAH OPRONDEK had three kills and MADDIE BOUNDS four blocks for the Hawks.
– JULIE WALSH had 38 kills and JAIMEY WATROUS had 16 digs in Monticello's 25-23, 23-25, 25-20 loss to Sullivan. KATHERINE EICKMEIER added four kills and a block and KAITLYN BARRETT had nine digs and two aces.
– KAYLA RIGGINS had 11 kills and KANDACE HOFER added 14 service points and 10 digs in host Paxton-Buckley-Loda's 25-16, 25-13 win against Clifton Central. LINDSAY FOWLER chipped in 12 service points and 17 assists.
– JOSEY FRUHLING's 10 kills, five aces and three blocks led St. Joseph-Ogden past Tri-Point 25-6, 25-12.
– KAITLYN ZELHART's 14 kills and three blocks led Blue Ridge past Lexington 25-16, 24-26, 25-18. JADE O'NEAL added 14 digs, MELINDA WILSON had 14 digs and nine assists, and KALYN REYNOLDS contributed 11 service points, including three aces.
– JESSICA ALLHANDS' 10 kills, 10 digs and three aces guided Watseka past CPCI 25-23, 22-25, 25-19. RAYCHELL POPLAWSKI had 11 digs and 17 service points in the win.
– AUTUMN RUSH (11 digs), BAILEY BRYANT (10 blocks) and ELYSE LIPPERT (seven kills) shined as Bismarck-Henning beat Schlarman 22-25, 25-18, 25-19.
– BETH KING and BAILEE DUNLAP each had seven kills in Judah Christian's 25-20, 25-21 win against Normal Calvary. BRENNA FOUTS added 18 assists.
– PAIGE THEVENIN had 10 kills, SHELBY ROSS 17 assists and DANIELE HOULT five kills to lead Chrisman past Hoopeston Area 25-17, 15-25, 25-16.
– MACKENZIE SEIP had eight kills and SAM KOHLBECKER added 17 assists and six digs in Tuscola's 27-25, 25-19 loss to Maroa-Forsyth.
– ALEX GOODLAD, KAIN SHIRLEY and KYLE HAMMEL finished 4-6 as Champaign Central's boys placed second in Decatur.
– SEAN KELLEY, JACOB HELFRICH and NICK HESS swept the top three spots as St. Thomas More's boys won the Midseason Run at Paxton, JARRED KOERNER was fifth for the Sabers.
In the girls' race, THERESA WELLS won and KATHRYN BOYER, KAITLYN SQUIRE and SARAH VAVRIN finished 4-6 for the team champion Sabers. Hoopeston Area's LAUREN HOUMES was second.
– JONATHAN LUKUSA scored twice and ADAM BLACKMAN had a goal and two assists as Urbana beat Decatur MacArthur 7-2 to clinch its seventh Big 12 title. "We'd like to make a strong run in the playoffs," Urbana coach RANDY BLACKMAN said. "(Winning the Big 12) was just one goal that we had. We're hoping to build on it." BRIAN LOPEZ added a goal and assist for the Tigers.
– MICAH WALKER scored four goals and TANNER GOSLIN made five saves in Champaign Central's 4-1 win against Mount Zion.
– PHILLIP BLEICHNER-COOK's goal and RYAN REITMEIER's 17 saves sparked Unity in a 1-1 tie against Judah Christian. MATT ZUCKERMANN scored for the Tribe.
– St. Thomas More set a school record for wins (14) as TRAVIS JOHNSON's goal broke a second-half tie, the Sabers beating Urbana Uni High 2-1. JOHN TABB also scored for the Sabers (14-6-2), who got five saves from ROBERT SCHLORFF. CONRAD SCHLOER scored for the Illineks.
– LOGAN CRONK and KEGAN DECKER scored in overtime to lift Oakwood past Salt Fork 4-2. NATHAN GEORGE had 24 saves for Salt Fork.
– KRAIG VANWIERINGEN had a goal and two assists as Hoopeston Area/Bismarck-Henning beat Iroquois West 3-0. DILLON EIGHNER had three saves in his ninth shutout.
– SENAD ZEJNELI and TODD LYZNICKI each scored twice as Watseka beat St. Anne 6-2 on Senior Night.
– JORDAN SIZEMORE scored five goals as Fisher/Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley beat Heyworth 6-2. CHANDLER GREGERSON also scored.
– Mahomet-Seymour celebrated Senior Night with a 2-1 win against Monticello. ELI SMITH scored for the Sages.
– MADELIENE BAILLON and JIWON YOON won in singles and doubles matches as St. Thomas More beat Decatur St. Teresa 8-1.