Tuesday's highlights: White, Hyatt pace Maroons
■ At Urbana. St. Thomas More’s Nick Hess finished in third place at Class 1A state last season. On Tuesday, he won the heat-delayed Twin City Championship at the UI Arboretum by 40 seconds. Hess finished the 3-mile course in 15 minutes, 26 seconds. The Sabers, who also got a fourth-place finish from Brendan Remington, took third.
Champaign Central won the meet with 36 points thanks to four runners in the top 10 — led by Corey White (second) and Ashton Hyatt (third).
Led by Arch Robison (seventh) and George Gunter (eighth), Urbana Uni High took second.
Alec Shedelbower was fifth for fourth-place Centennial.
Urbana, which was fifth, was led by Carter Huff, who was sixth.
In the girls’ race, medalist Annemarie Michael led three Illineks in the top six to take home team honors. Berit Hudson-Rasmussen was fourth, and Ha-iL Son was sixth.
Runner-up Hannah Wright, who was 24 seconds behind, led the Maroons to second place.
Rebecca Kaefring was third for fourth-place Centennial.
Five Sabers, led by fifth-place Eliza Kramer, finished in the top 20 for third-place STM.
Urbana was fifth behind a 14th-place finish from Fiona Munro.
■ At Sullivan. Led by Carlin Nuzzo, Sullivan/Okaw Valley finished in fifth through 10th place to bring home team honors and improve to 15-1. Tuscola, led by third-place Emma Henderson, was second.
In the boys’ race, Tuscola’s Eric Ponder finished 73 seconds ahead of the field for third-place Tuscola in the quadrangular. Runner-up Sullivan/Okaw Valley was led by Ethan Lehman, who was second.
In boys’ soccer
■ St. Thomas More 3, St. Joseph-Ogden 1. Dennis Freeman, Colton Parisi and Michael Behrensmeyer scored to lead the Sabers to their fifth straight — and final — Sangamon Valley Conference title. STM was 8-0 in conference.
■ Salt Fork/Westville 2, Hoopeston Area 1. Jordan Romo netted a penalty kick with about a minute to go to lift the Storm to a home win, handing the Cornjerkers their first conference loss this season (7-1). Brennan Crose scored for 15-3 Hoopeston, which gave SF/W the lead with an own goal in the first half.
■ Monticello 4, Warrensburg-Latham 0. Zach Armstrong had two goals and an assist to lead the Sages (10-6-2), who surrendered zero shots on keeper Ryan Schaub. Mark Voskoboynikov had a goal and an assist and Joey Tombs also scored for Monticello.
■ Uni 3, Unity 1. Martin Grosman had two assists in the first half — including one on Panos Voulgaris’ goal in the first six minutes of the match — to pace the Illineks. Isaak Haberman and Joshua Meling also scored for Uni (14-4-1). Mark Gredy-Myhre scored for the host Rockets.
■ Danville 5, Mahomet-Seymour 0. Gracson Torres scored twice and Luis Rubio had a goal and two assists to pace the Vikings, who outshot M-S 15-4. Jon Huff and Diego Torres also scored for the Vikings.
■ Oakwood 2, Georgetown-Ridge Farm 0. The Comets held a 14-5 advantage in shots, and Evan Wrangler broke through with a pair of second-half goals to lift host Oakwood. Landon Turner earned the shutout.
■ Watseka 3, Iroquois West 1. Goalkeeper Juan Deharo recorded six saves to lead the visiting Warriors. Deharo blocked a penalty kick and immediately stopped the rebound.
■ Normal Community 2, Urbana 1. Saul Downie scored an unassisted goal in the second half for the visiting Tigers.
■ Urbana 2, Danville 0. Sophie Davenport and Kiara Moses had four kills apiece, and Kaitlyn Fouke pounded four aces to lead the Tigers to a 25-7, 25-22 victory.
■ Centennial 2, Central 0. Miaya Peacock had eight kills, Alayna Jackson chipped in six and Lexi Hall handed out 10 assists as the Chargers earned a sweep, 25-19, 25-10. Kelley McDonald had seven assists and Katie Sloniger had seven digs for the Maroons.
■ Judah Christian 2, Uni 0. Sally Fejes led the way with eight kills, and Cassia Weaver and Kristina Lee had six kills in a 25-12, 25-23 ECIC victory.
■ Cissna Park 2, Ridgeview 0. Addy Stoller had six kills, three aces and three blocks to lead the Timberwolves to a 25-15, 25-14 home victory. Hillary Hines had a match-high seven kills for CP.
■ LeRoy 2, Tremont 0. Tori Swanson (five kills), Libby Walls (four) and AshLynn Cowles (four) led the Panthers to a 25-18, 25-17 victory.
■ Schlarman 2, Salt Fork 0. Laura Gross had nine kills as the Hilltoppers improved to 9-0 in the VVC with a 25-16, 25-14 victory.
■ Sullivan 2, Tuscola 1. Emily Neuhauser had 10 kills, eight digs and two blocks to lead the Redskins to a tense 26-24, 20-25, 25-23 road victory. Haylie Payton had a double-double with 15 digs and 11 assists. Brooke Little (10 kills), Lani Little (eight) and Karli Allen (seven) led the Warriors’ offense.
■ Armstrong-Potomac 2, Westville 1. Mikayla Rolinitis had seven digs and four blocks, but the Tigers lost 25-14, 23-25, 25-21.
■ Warrensburg-Latham 2, Argenta-Oreana 1. Alexa Jones had 11 kills, Haley Williamson added 23 assists and Kassidy Meador registered 21 digs, but the Bombers lost 25-16, 14-25, 25-15.
■ Roanoke-Benson 2, GCMS 0. Emily Elder had six kills and Allyson Barnes had 14 digs for the Falcons in a 25-23, 26-24 home loss.
■ Bismarck-Henning 2, Georgetown-Ridge Farm 0. Six Blue Devils had two or three kills, and Stephanie Bott had three blocks to lead B-H to a 25-18, 25-18 victory.
■ M-S 2, Rantoul 0. Mason Moore had 16 assists for visiting Mahomet-Seymour, which won 25-18, 25-12. The Eagles received 10 digs from Sam Nigh.
■ Unity 2, Clinton 0. Lizzy Barnard had 17 kills for the host Rockets in their 25-21, 25-23 victory. Miranda Ennis had 13 digs for the Maroons.
■ Arcola 2, Bement 0. Taylor Edwards had nine kills and Klaire Karmazinas led the defensive effort with 24 digs to lead the Purple Riders to a 25-14, 25-17 victory that sent them to the consolation championship Thursday. Maddie Mann had six kills to lead the Bulldogs.
In girls’ tennis
■ Watseka 3, GCMS 2. The Warriors won all three doubles matches to pull out a victory in a match that ended due to darkness.
■ Central 8, Urbana 1. Maddy Chalifoux won in a tiebreaker and also scored a doubles win for the Maroons at the Lindsay Courts in Champaign. Rose Whitsitt, Clare Stanhope, Kelly Wright and Brenda Gonzalez also won in singles for Central. Katie Carroll won at No. 1 singles for the Tigers.
■ Danville 4, Normal Comm 3. Rachael Lewis, Amy Shah and Taylor Ellis each won singles matches for the Vikings, who led the match when it was stopped due to darkness.