– Freshman GABI RAJIC of Urbana won two individual events and swam on two first-place relays at the Ed Fredericks Lady Charger Invitational at Unit 4 Pool in Champaign.
Rajic placed first in the 50-yard freestyle (25.26 seconds) and 100 free (54.72) for the fifth-place Tigers. She also combined with CAROLINA JIMENEZ, KIRSTEN SLAUGHTER and JENNY HILL on winning 200 and 400 freestyle relay teams.
Third-place Champaign Central was the top area school in the 15-team meet. Senior Emma Newman won the 200 freestyle (2:00.63) and helped the Maroons' 200 medley relay finish first. She was joined on that unit by HANNAH NEWMAN, SARA FUNDATOR and SARAH McGILL.
Other winners included Urbana's Hill in the 200 individual medley (2:12.56) and AUDREY RODAWIG of ninth-place Centennial in the 100 butterfly (59.53).
KRISTIN VERKLER was the top finisher for 10th-place Danville, placing fourth in the 100 butterfly. MILEE NELSON was fourth in the 200 and 500 freestyles for Urbana University High.
– Boosted by JONATHAN LUKUSA's two goals, Urbana defeated the host school 4-1 in the third-place match of the Morton tournament. MARCOS CARDONA had a goal and an assist for the Tigers (8-2), and Adam Blackman contributed two assists. JULIAN THRELKELD finished with 10 saves for Urbana.
– Weston Hornbaker scored Centennial's lone goal of the day as the Chargers went 0-3 in the Rockton-Honenegah tournament. Centennial fell to Chicago Bowen 3-0, to Niles West 3-0 and to East Moline 2-1. AndY Drackley had 10 saves against Bowen. John Muwana assisted on Hornbaker's score.
– Blue Ridge did not allow a goal in three matches en route to winning the Hoopeston Area Classic. The Knights beat the host school 2-0 in the title match behind goals by CONNER BUILTA and J.J. MALONE. Builta also scored the lone goal in Blue Ridge's 1-0 victory against Olympia. The Knights opened with a 4-0 victory against Iroquois West, with Malone scoring all the goals.
– BRANDON FRITZ scored for Mahomet-Seymour in a 6-1 loss at Manteno.
– Danville rallied from deficits of 2-0 and 3-2 to earn a 3-3 tie against host Normal Community. DENNIS FORREST erased the Ironmen's final lead with three minutes left, scoring on an assist from MAC LEVERENZ. ROMAN TAPIA and WESTON DePRATT tallied the Vikings' other goals.
– JOHN TABB scored twice on penalty kicks for St. Thomas More in a 2-2 tie against host Oakwood. ZACH CARNAHAN tallied both of the Comets' goals. ROBERT SCHLORFF recorded seven saves for the Sabers.
– PATRICK WONG and TARIK KORIC scored two goals apiece to lead Urbana University High to a 5-1 victory against visiting Salt Fork/Westville. ALEJANDRO MESTRE assisted on two of the Illineks' scores.
– SHELBY GEERS had nine kills and four blocks, leading St. Joseph-Ogden to a 25-14, 25-16 victory against Rantoul in the championship match of the PBL Classic. HANNAH GAYLORD added nine digs for the Spartans (15-2).
In the third-place match, Clinton defeated Monticello 25-22, 25-20 behind MORGAN HICKMAN's six kills and 14 assists. ALLY LAWSON contributed 10 digs to the win. JULIE WALSH had seven kills and 17 digs for the Sages.
– Arcola went 3-1 at the Windsor tournament. Arcola's lone loss was to the host school. The Purple Riders defeated Tuscola 25-23, 25-18 behind eight kills apiece from HOLLY HENRY and CARA EDWARDS. Edwards had nine kills in a victory against Lovington, a figure matched by Henry in a win against Ramsey. Tuscola finished the tournament 2-2. KELSEY CLELAND led the Warriors to a two-set victory against Villa Grove with seven kills, four digs and two service aces.
– Centennial did not drop a set while going 5-0 at the East Peoria tournament. The Chargers defeated the host school, Peoria Notre Dame, Bartonville Limestone, Peoria Richwoods and Ottawa.
– JORDAN McCOY totaled 37 digs in four matches for Danville, which went 1-3 in the Bradley-Bourbonnais tournament. SHAWNEIS JONES led the Vikings in kills with 16. Danville's victory came in three sets against Streator.
– Argenta-Oreana won its first matches of the season, going 3-2 at the Heyworth Invitational. Hannah Millington had seven kills and Cali Melton contributed five service aces in a 25-13, 25-16 victory against Peoria Manual. Alexa Jones led the Bombers (3-11) to a three-set victory against LeRoy with seven kills and five solo blocks.
– MASON SILVER of St. Joseph-Ogden fired a 72 and finished second by 1 stroke at the Pekin Dragon Classic. Silver competed as an individual in the 22-team tournament. ZACH BELL and CODY BURTON each shot 82s for Danville, which placed 15th. CHRIS HAILE's 90 was the low score for 21st-place Champaign Central.
– Salt Fork won the Paris Invitational by 32 strokes over runner-up Effingham. Bismarck-Henning tied for third place. Andy Bott of B-H finished fifth with a 77.
– Centennial won the 12-team LeRoy Invitational with a 65, 1 stroke ahead of St. Thomas More. The format was a five-player scramble. Combining to earn the title for the Chargers were EMILY BOLLINGER, LIZZY DOMBROSKI, KATELYNN MARTINEZ, NICOLE ROOT and MADISON WHITE.
– JANE CHOO shot a two-round 98 for eighth-place Champaign Central at the nine-team Rochester Invitational.
– JOHNNY LEVERENZ won the individual title and joined with four teammates in the top 10 to lead Danville to the title in the five-team Champaign Central Invitational at Parkland College in Champaign.
Leverenz finished the 3-mile race in 15 minutes, 56 seconds – nine seconds in front of runner-up ZAC JUSTUS of Pontiac. The Vikings finished with 28 points to Pontiac's 41.
MATT CLEVELAND and MARIO FRYE placed fourth and fifth, respectively, for Danville.
Third-place Champaign Central had two top-10 finishers: KAIN SHIRLEY (sixth) and KYLE HAMMEL (seventh).
– KIM CARTER of Danville pulled away to a 38-second victory, and host Champaign Central had four finishers in the top seven to capture the team title of a four-team invitational at Parkland College in Champaign. Carter completed the 3-mile race in 20 minutes, 15 seconds. JAKEENYA EVANS and JULIA SMITH of the Maroons finished second and third, respectively.
– AUDREY WHITE of Centennial finished 11th in the Edwardsville Invitational, completing the 3.14-mile race in 20:54. The Chargers entered four runners, one short of qualifying for a team score.