Saturday's highlights: SJ-O soccer sets school mark

Saturday's highlights: SJ-O soccer sets school mark

In volleyball

Urbana 2, Lanphier 1. Jessica Mack's 10 kills and 12 digs lifted the Tigers to a 20-25, 25-18, 25-18 road win. Taylor Lovett had 26 assists for Urbana.

LeRoy 2, St. Thomas More 1. The host Panthers rallied for a 16-25, 25-17, 25-22 win behind AshLynn Cowles' six kills and three service aces. Natalie Pliura had 14 digs in the victory.

Tri-County 2, Marshall 0. Tri-County defeated Marshall 25-20, 25-9 to cap a 4-0 run to the title of the eight-team Arcola Invitational. Autumn Meyer had 17 digs and Lizzy Barnard produced five service aces for the Titans in the championship match.

Watseka 2, Prairie Central 0. Natalie Castonguay had 11 digs to lead the Warriors to a 25-18, 26-24 win in the championship match of the Watseka Invitational. Taylor Bauer and Allison Kaper combined for 13 kills for the Warriors.

At Braidwood. Cissna Park went 2-2 at the Reed-Custer Comet Classic. Maria Wilkening had 60 assists and Kaitlyn Redeker had 34 digs in the four matches.

In boys' soccer

W-L 4, Monticello 3. Warrensburg-Latham outscored the Sages 4-3 in a penalty-kick shootout to win the title match of the Okaw Soccer Invite at Decatur. The teams tied 3-3 in regulation and were scoreless in a 10-minute overtime. Luke Hanselman had two goals and an assist for Monticello.

St. Thomas More 3, Fisher/GCMS 0. Playing their fifth match in five days, the visiting Sabers improved to 14-3. Brad Fritchey opened the scoring with his fourth goal of the season.

Unity 2, St. Teresa 1. After a scoreless first half, Getch Eisenmenger tallied twice to lift the Rockets to victory in the third-place match of the Okaw Soccer Invite. Unity goalkeeper Noah Winn had five saves.

Urbana 7, Mattoon 0. Gesi Muharremi scored twice as the Tigers rolled to a home win. David Anderson, Brian LopeZ and Joel Shea each had a goal and an assist.

Judah Christian 1, Decatur Christian 1. DANIEL KURZ scored for the host Tribe.

SJ-O 5, Salt Fork 2. St. Joseph-Ogden set a school record with its 11th victory, beating the visiting Storm behind Aric Pelafas' two goals. The Spartans are 11-2-1.

In cross-country

At Herscher. Led by Brandon Allsup, Prairie Central placed three runners in the top 20 and finished third in the 10-team Herscher Invitational boys' meet. In the girls' race, Bernadette Strong of Prairie Central finished 16th and Aleah Combs of Rantoul placed 18th.

At East Peoria. Hannah Wright of Champaign Central finished ninth in the 19-team East Peoria Invitational girls' meet. Kain Shirley of the Maroons placed 20th in the boys' race.

At Springfield. Centennial's Rebecca Kaefring placed 10th in the Springfield Invitational.

In boys' golf

At Farmer City. Joey Trhlik shot a 2-under-par 72 to earn medalist honors and lead Ridgeview to second place in the seven-team Blue Ridge Invitational. Tyler Taylor of third-place Monticello and Tyler Jacobs of Ridgeview tied for fifth with 83s.

At Fairmount. Bismarck-Henning, with four of the top seven scorers, won the 10-team Salt Fork Invitational by 34 strokes. Andy Bott of the Blue Devils shot a 75 to edge teammate David Warren for medalist honors.

In swimming

At Bloomington. Kristin Verkler of Danville finished in the top three in two events at the Raider Invitational. Verkler placed second in the 100-yard butterfly and third in the 200 individual medley. Gabi Rajic of Urbana was second in the 100 freestyle and fourth in the 200 IM. Champaign Central finished seventh in the 15-team standings.

At Urbana. Maddie Nelson won two individual events and swam on a first-place relay to lead Urbana University High to second in the Illineks' four-team invitational.

In girls' tennis

At Champaign. Tylor Ellis and Courtney Hart won the No. 3 bracket to lead Danville to second place in the eight-team Charger Doubles Invitational.

At No. 1 doubles, Centennial's Allison Hansen and Lauren Neitzel placed second.

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