Thursday's prep highlights: Centennial volleyball tops STM
Centennial 2, St. Thomas More 0. The Chargers improved to 25-3 with a 25-19, 25-20 road win. Lindsay Rogan had eight digs for the Chargers. Louisette Lukusa led the Sabers with five kills and four blocks.
Champaign Central 2, Chatham Glenwood 1. Maddie LeGrande’s 15 kills and Mia McDonald’s 27 assists propelled the Maroons (22-6) to a 25-19, 22-25, 25-18 home victory. Glenwood fell to 22-4.
BCC 2, Mahomet-Seymour 0. Elise Dahlke had 11 kills and Mason Moore totaled 14 assists for the Bulldogs in a 25-17, 25-14 loss at Bloomington Central Catholic.
Watseka 2, Judah Christian 0. Allison Kaper and Hayley Gray combined for 15 kills for the Warriors in a 25-16, 25-17 road win. Kat Grimes had 23 assists for Watseka (25-3). Emily Gewirtz paced the Tribe with 20 digs.
Heritage 2, Villa Grove 0. Kelsey Dees had two kills and two digs for the Blue Devils in a 25-8, 25-16 home loss.
Prairie Central 2, Pontiac 0. The host Hawks won 25-23, 25-18 behind Maddie Bounds’ nine kills and 10 digs.
Tri-Valley 2, Fisher 0. Alyssa Chapman had two kills for the Bunnies in a 25-8, 25-20 home loss.
Salt Fork 2, Chrisman 0. Kalyn Learnard’s 16 digs and three service aces led the Storm to a 25-17, 25-18 road win. Emilie McFadden and Britton Seaman combined for 13 kills for Salt Fork. Brett Bishop had five blocks and four kills for the Cardinals.
Ridgeview 2, GCMS 0. The host Falcons lost 23-25, 21-25 despite Allyson Barnes’ 12 digs.
Arthur-Lovington 2, Bement 0. A-L improved to 21-4 with a 25-19, 25-18 home win. Sherelle Coller had 27 assists and Karly Goodman contributed 10 kills in the victory. Taylor Wegrich had six kills and 10 digs for Bement, while Sabrina Hinton added eight blocks and seven digs.
Clifton Central 2, Cissna Park 1. Hillary Hines had nine blocks and seven kills for Cissna Park in a 25-19, 24-26, 25-14 home loss.
Bismarck-Henning 2, Milford 0. The Blue Devils defeated host Milford 25-14, 25-20 behind Mary Bass’ eight kills and seven blocks. Morgan Gerbsch contributed 14 digs to the win.
Fieldcrest 2, LeRoy 0. Kaylin Vallero, Briana Retter and AshLynn Cowles combined for 32 digs for the Panthers in a 25-18, 25-17 road loss.
Schlarman 2, Hoopeston Area 0. The Hilltoppers improved to 11-0 in the Vermilion Valley Conference with a 25-11, 25-16 road victory. Laura Gross had five kills and five blocks for Schlarman.
Shiloh 2, Arcola 0. Deborah Pryle’s five kills, 12 digs and two service aces boosted Shiloh to a 25-18, 25-21 home win. Taylor Edwards had 12 digs and six kills for Arcola.
Normal U-High 2, Rantoul 0. Hannah Wascher had six blocks and ChaQuera Cross contributed nine digs for the Eagles in a 25-22, 25-16 home loss.
Monticello 2, Argenta-Oreana 0. The visiting Sages won 25-13, 25-12 behind Emily Chitwood’s six service aces and four kills. Taylor Fleming had three service aces for the Bombers.
Blue Ridge 2, Flanagan-Cornell 0. Gabby Pearl’s five kills and six blocks led the Knights to a 25-13, 25-18 road win.
Westville 2, Oakwood 1. The host Comets fell 25-17, 16-25, 25-22 despite Peyton Jones’ eight kills and eight blocks.
Clinton 2, Sullivan 0. Mariah Monkman and Haley Ginger had 12 digs apiece for Clinton in a 25-17, 25-17 home win. Emily Neuhauser led the Redskins with six kills and six digs.
Armstrong-Potomac 2, Georgetown-Ridge Farm 0. Rachel Miles’ 11 digs and seven kills led the Trojans to a 30-28, 25-19 road win.
Tri-County 2, Martinsville 0. Tri-County remained perfect in the Little Okaw Valley Conference at 8-0 with a 25-6, 25-16 road win. Amber Meyer had 25 assists and Autumn Meyer contributed 13 digs for the Titans (28-2).
At Monticello. Winner Andrew Hanselman and two Monticello teammates finished in the top seven, but the Sages couldn’t match the depth of team champion Shelbyville and finished second in the Okaw Valley Conference boys’ meet. Hanselman finished in 15 minutes, 44 seconds for a winning margin of 13 seconds. Jesse Galaway and Matt Norvell placed fifth and seventh, respectively, for Monticello. Other area runners in the top 10 were Tuscola’s Eric Ponder (sixth) and Unity’s Nick Godsell (ninth).
In the girls’ race, runner-up Hannah Houska led Monticello to second place. Teammate Emily Foley placed sixth. Team champion Decatur St. Teresa had seven of the top 10 finishers.
At Paxton. PBL had four of the top six finishers and nine of the top 13 in rolling to the team title of a boys’ quadrangular meet. Jesse Hahne of Schlarman won in 16:11. PBL leader Hayden Young edged teammate Nick Porter by 0.29 second for third place.
In the three-team girls’ meet, PBL edged Hoopeston Area 34-27 as Panthers freshman Audrey Bloomquist finished first in 20:51. Madie Brown of the Cornjerkers placed second, seven seconds behind.
In boys’ soccer
Centennial 0, Bloomington 0. Goalkeeper Andy Drackley recorded four saves, leading the visiting Chargers to their ninth shutout of the season. Centennial (7-5-5) also put four shots on goal.