Saturday's highlights: Sizemore sets Bunnies mark
At Attica, Ind. Bismarck-Henning did not lose a set while winning all three of its matches to win the Attica Invitational title. The Blue Devils clinched the crown with a 25-14, 25-14 victory against Rockville (Ind.) in the title match. Bailey Bryant had 20 kills and 13 blocks for the day. Samantha Siddens had 18 kills, 14 digs and six blocks. Morgan Gerbsch added five service aces and 21 digs for the Blue Devils (6-1).
At Arthur. Arthur beat Atwood-Hammond 25-15, 24-26, 15-13 to cap a 4-0 run to the title of the Lancer Classic. Hannah Davis had 23 kills for Arthur, while Sherelle Coller had 11 service aces and 60 assists. Ashley Tabb added 28 digs for the Lancers (8-0).
At Westville. Chrisman went 4-0 to win the Westville Invitational. The Cardinals got 25 kills from Paige Thevenin. Kalan Wyatt added 19 digs for Chrisman (8-2). Salt Fork went 3-1 to place second. Jo Ellen Machesky had 58 digs for third-place Uni High.
At Mahomet. St. Joseph-Ogden finished second and Mahomet-Seymour placed third in the 16-team Bulldog Invitational. The Spartans defeated the Bulldogs 25-18, 25-7 in the semifinals before falling to Williamsville in three sets in the title match. M-S downed Tri-Valley in three sets for third place. Emma Cabutti had 45 kills, 44 digs and 12 aces for the Bulldogs.
At Clinton. Blue Ridge was second in the Clinton Invitational, losing to Heyworth in the title match. The Knights, 4-1, placed Kaitlyn Zelhart and Emily Zelhart on the all-tournament team. In the five matches, Kaitlyn Zelhart totaled 49 kills, 11 service aces and 18 digs. Emily Zelhart had 49 assists, 28 digs and seven aces.
At Effingham. Megan Casagrande had 13 kills for St. Thomas More in a three-set loss to Bloomington at the Crossroads Classic. The Sabers went 1-4 and finished seventh in the Bronze Division.
At Gibson City. Katie Massey had seven kills and two blocks for GCMS in a 25-16, 25-18 loss to Watseka.
Fisher/GCMS 3, Schlarman 3. Senior Jordan Sizemore scored a hat trick to set a Fisher/GCMS record for career goals. The previous mark of 57 was shared by Matt Brown (2000-01) and Jay McDevitt (2002-05).
Monticello 6, Judah Christian 0. Visiting Monticello rolled thanks to Billy Nixon's hat trick. Luke Hanselman had three assists for the Sages (4-2).
SJ-O 3, Oakwood-Armstrong-Potomac 0. Aric Pelafas ignited a three-goal first half by St. Joseph-Ogden. Andrew Quednau and Nick Geers also scored.
Hoopeston Area 1, Beecher 1. Elijah Yates scored an unassisted goal and Ben Brumett had 12 saves for the visiting Cornjerkers.
Jacksonville 1, Danville 0. Stephen Mielke had three saves for the visiting Danville.
Charleston 1, Mahomet-Seymour. Trevor Rice had two saves for the host Bulldogs.
At Peoria. Steve Schroeder (14:52) was second and two other Monticello runners placed in the top 12, leading the Sages to the Class A title of the 43-team Woodruff Invitational at Detweiller Park — site of the IHSA state meets. Luke Zocher of the Sages placed seventh in 15:43, while Andrew Hanselman (15:56) was 12th. In the girls' Class A race, Monticello finished fourth behind ninth-place Hannah Houska (18:48).
At Springfield. Mahomet-Seymour placed four runners in the top 11 to win the Lanphier Invitational. Johnny Leverenz of Danville was the individual runner-up. Led by third-place Jonathon Schaap, the Bulldogs scored 42 points. Leverenz finished the 3-mile race in 15:43.82, with Schaap clocking a 15:47.58.
In the girls' race, Nicole Choquette of Urbana placed fourth in 19:36.51 and Mahomet-Seymour finished third in the team standings behind seventh-place Rachel Rodriguez (19:32.79).
At Farmer City. Daly O'Brien and Drew Heffley finished in the top 10 to lead Monticello to second place in the Blue Ridge Invitational. Austin Maxwell of the host Knights shot a 78 to place fourth.
At Normal. Illini commitment Katherine Hepler of Normal University High shot a 70 to win the Normal Community Invitational. Katelynn Martinez (103) was the top scorer for Centennial, which placed 17th.
At Mattoon. Garrett Cox was third(150) to lead Mahomet-Seymour to fifth place in the Mattoon Invitational. Centennial, led by Peter Black (155, tied for 16th), was seventh.
In girls' tennis
At Mattoon. Danville swept the No. 1 and 2 doubles titles en route to winning the Mattoon Invitational. Rachael Lewis and Rebecca Lewis won No. 1 doubles and Courtney Hart and Neha Patel won at No. 2. Megan Marble was second at No. 2 singles and Taylor Ellis won at No. 3.
In girls' swimming
At Springfield. Audrey Rodawig of Centennial won the 200-yard freestyle and the 100 butterfly, while Claire Michael of Urbana University High finished first in the 100 breaststroke at the Capital City Invitational.