Thursday's highlights: Central, Centennial sweep matches

In volleyball

■ Urbana 2, Decatur MacArthur 1. The Tigers battled to a 27-25, 22-25, 25-11 road win behind Anna Billman’s 12 kills and nine blocks. Michelle Driscoll had 24 assists for Urbana.

■ Champaign Central 2, Danville 0. The Maroons rolled to a 25-14, 25-8 road win behind Dana Westfield’s seven kills and three service aces. Katie Sloniger contributed 12 digs for Central.

■ Centennial 2, Decatur Eisenhower 0. Lexi Hall had 13 assists for the Chargers (22-5) in a 25-7, 25-10 road sweep.

■ St. Thomas More 2, Iroquois West 0. Lexi Wallen had 10 kills to lead a balanced attack that carried the Sabers to a 25-14, 25-17 road win. Liz Bristow added nine kills, and Courtney Wax and Tori McCoy contributed seven apiece. Taylor Cultra had four kills and three blocks for the Raiders.

■ Urbana Uni High 2, Arthur Okaw Christian 0. Brigitte Dietz’s double-double (13 digs, 12 assists) boosted the Illineks to a 25-15, 25-16 home victory. Abby Mast and Hanna Erwin combined for 22 digs for AOC.

■ Judah Christian 2, Calvary Christian Academy 0. Brooke Childers had seven kills and three service aces, leading the Tribe to a 25-12, 25-8 home win. Kylie Beaumont finished with 14 assists for Judah.

■ Cissna Park 2, Watseka 0. The Timberwolves ended Watseka’s perfect season, handing the visiting Warriors a 25-19, 25-20 defeat. Hillary Hines led CP (16-6-2) with seven kills and five blocks. Hayley Gray had seven kills and four blocks for Watseka (27-1).

■ Mahomet-Seymour 2, Prairie Central 0. Led by Mason Moore’s 23 assists, the Bulldogs avenged a loss to the Hawks earlier this season with a 25-22, 27-25 home victory. Courtney Bohn, Sophie Christianson and Tori Veldman each had six kills in a balanced M-S attack. Laura Crane paced PC with eight kills.

■ Schlarman 2, Bismarck-Henning 0. Laura Gross belted 11 kills to help the Hilltoppers remain perfect in the Vermilion Valley Conference at 9-0 with a 25-9, 25-18 victory at Danville. Jordan Marganski added 14 assists and three blocks for Schlarman (12-3).

■ Eureka 2, Rantoul 0. Janet Napoli had 16 blocks for the Eagles in a 25-19, 26-24 home loss. Samantha Nigh contributed 14 digs and Kaylee Denton totaled 17 assists for Rantoul.

■ Chrisman 2, Hoopeston Area 0. The Cardinals earned a 25-13, 25-10 home win behind Shelby Warner’s seven kills.

■ Maroa-Forsyth 2, Sullivan 0. Emily Neuhauser produced 10 kills for the Redskins in a 25-13, 25-15 home defeat.

■ Unity 2, Shelbyville 0. Lizzy Barnard nearly recorded a double-double (nine kills, 11 digs) for the Rockets in a 26-24, 25-18 road victory. Madi Clark (11) and Hannah stone (10) also reached double figures in digs.

■ Argenta-Oreana 2, Meridian 0. Brooke Ulrey and Meggan Manning combined for 22 digs for the Bombers in a 25-22, 25-23 home win. Kassidy Meador contributed four service aces and six digs for A-O.

■ Salt Fork 2, Oakwood 0. The Storm improved to 8-1 in the Vermilion Valley Conference with a 25-11, 25-21 sweep of visiting Oakwood. Emilie McFadden had nine kills for Salt Fork.

■ Armstrong-Potomac 2, Milford 0. Morgan Zindars’ double-double (16 assists, 10 digs) boosted the Trojans to a 25-22, 25-14 road victory. Rachel Miles added nine kills and seven digs for A-P.

■ Westville 2, Georgetown-Ridge Farm 1. Westville rallied for a 23-25, 27-25, 25-15 road victory behind Lauren Barthalow’s six kills, seven digs and four blocks.

■ Monticello 2, Clinton 0. Mallory Becker’s 18 digs and Rowan Crozier’s seven solo blocks boosted the Sages to a 25-19, 25-21 road win. Haley Ginger (20) and Miranda Ennis (14) each reached double figures in digs for the Maroons.

■ Blue Ridge 2, Lexington 1. Amber Blazek’s double-double (11 kills, 20 digs) helped carry the Knights to a 23-25, 25-14, 25-22 home victory. Taylor Builta piled up 21 digs for Blue Ridge.

■ Warrensburg-Latham 2, Tuscola 1. The visiting Warriors lost 24-26, 25-22, 25-19 despite 22 assists and seven digs by Morgan Little. Lani Little led Tuscola in kills with eight.

■ PBL 2, Clifton Central 1. Sarah Watts and Kailey Kleinert combined for 23 kills to help the Panthers pull out a 25-12, 23-25, 25-15 road victory. Eve Bahler racked up 29 assists for PBL.

In boys’ soccer

■ Urbana 10, Decatur MacArthur 0. Gesi Muharremi, Darian Gingold and Patrick McQueen each had two goals as the Tigers rolled at home. Kevin Lopez-Olvera racked up four assists.

■ Urbana Uni High 2, Hoopeston Area 1. Randall Hornbaker scored in the 65th minute on a direct kick to break a 1-1 tie and boost the Illineks to a home victory. After a scoreless first half, Skyler Barnard put the Cornjerkers (15-4) ahead 1-0, but Isaak Haberman later countered for Uni.

■ Mahomet-Seymour 2, Monticello 1. Matthew Prather scored twice, including the tiebreaking goal in the second half, to lift the Bulldogs to a road win. Zach Armstrong scored for the Sages.

■ Salt Fork/Westville 2, Oakwood 1. Jordan Romo scored twice, rallying the Storm from a 1-0 halftime deficit to a road victory. Noah Darr assisted on both Salt Fork/Westville goals. Mason Welch accounted for the Comets’ goal.

■ Champaign Central 3, Mount Zion 0. Juan Garcia and Feli Keti each had a goal and an assist, propelling the Maroons to a road win. Ryan Chalifoux made four saves in goal to earn the shutout.

■ Watseka 5, St. Anne 0. Abacuc Rodriguez scored twice and goalkeeper Tyler LaVoie recorded his fourth shutout of the season, leading the Warriors to a road victory.

In cross-country

■ At Decatur. Caroline Hopper of Champaign Central placed 12th in a three-team girls’ meet in 22 minutes, 22 seconds. In the boys’ four-team race, Peyton Woods was the Maroons’ top runner, finishing 17th in 17:16.

In girls’ tennis

■ Watseka 3, Pontiac 2. The Warriors won two of three doubles matches to pull out a home win on Senior Day. Abby Fischer and Anne Johnson combined for a 6-0, 6-1 victory at No. 1 doubles, and senior Samantha Hodolitz joined with Ami Patel for a 6-2, 6-1 win at No. 3.

 

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