Prep highlights: STM volleyball sweeps Mahomet-Seymour

Prep highlights: STM volleyball sweeps Mahomet-Seymour

In Volleyball

Danville 2, Peoria Manual 0. The Vikings amassed 21 aces, including six from Jazzmyn Hicks and five more apiece from Kaitlin Loewenstein, Jaliyah Bankhead, and Audrey Hyde. Kelsey Wendell finished with three blocks and three digs as the Vikings won 25-5, 25-10.

Peoria-Notre Dame 2, Champaign Central 0. Rachel Hurt had eight kills and Rylee Hinton added seven, but the Maroons lost two close games, 22-25 and 21-25. Lydia Roberts had 13 assists and Maranda Day notched nine digs.

Peoria Richwoods 2, Centennial 1. Sophie Frazier had 11 kills and Sahirah Ellis added 10 kills and two blocks, but the Chargers couldn't build off a first-game win in a 25-21, 17-25, 21-25 loss. Jill Estes added 11 digs.

St. Thomas More 2, Mahomet-Seymour 0. The Sabers rolled to a 25-13, 25-18 win. Savannah Matthews tallied 10 kills and Kayin Garner dished out 15 assists for the Bulldogs. Tuscola 2, Sullivan 0. The Warriors took home a 25-7, 25-13 win behind seven kills, three blocks, three digs and two aces from Karli Dean. Isabelle Shelmadine had 14 assists, three digs, a kill, and an ace.

ALAH 2, Tri-County 1. Taylor Powell registered seven aces to go with 10 kills and seven digs in a 25-18, 21-25, 25-20 win for the Knights. Madison Brown notched 27 assists and four digs. Ali Smith had 13 kills, eight digs and four blocks for Tri-County.

Bismarck-Henning-Rossville-Alvin 2, Milford 1. Grace Harris notched two aces, two kills, and 13 assists, and Ashlyn Clem notched nine kills, 11 digs and two aces in a 25-20, 21-25, 25-11 win for the Blue Devils. Emily Duis had 13 kills and two blocks for Milford.

Rantoul 2, Decatur MacArthur 1. Myejoi Williams tallied 11 kills, three blocks and two digs as Rantoul rallied back in a 19-25, 25-18, 25-19 win. Emily Schulter notched 12 digs and seven kills while Elena Shields had 11 digs and six kills.

Cissna Park 2, Clifton Central 0. Sloane Boyce led the Timberwovles with seven kills and three aces in a 25-9, 25-16 win. Anna Jennings dished out 19 assists and Jasmine Stock had nine digs.

Schlarman 2, Hoopeston Area 0. Aleksas Dietzen tallied six kills and Janie Gross had five for the Hilltoppers, which received 14 straight service points from Reagan Gifford in the second game of a 25-16, 25-7 win. Marisa Rush had 19 digs for the Cornjerkers.

Paxton-Buckley-Loda 2, Momence 0. Kalista Klann dished out 15 assists and added four aces, two kills, and five digs in a 25-14, 25-18 win for the Panthers. Ariana Gentzler added five kills and a pair of blocks while Aubree Bruns tallied seven digs and five kills.

Westville 2, Chrisman 0. Riley Kinney piled up 18 kills, four aces, five digs and a block in a 25-12, 25-13 win. Taylor Cox rang up 26 assists, three kills, two digs and an ace for the Tigers.

Tri-Valley 2, Fisher 0. Becca Clanton had three kills and Cameron McGrew tallied four assists for the Bunnies, who fell 25-13, 25-15.

Lexington 2, Blue Ridge 0. Avery Fisher had 12 assists for the Knights in a 25-22, 25-20 loss. Hannah Brackenhoff added 15 digs and Maddy Hopkins had six kills.

Armstrong-Potomac 2, Salt Fork 1. The Trojans fell in the first set but wound up pulling out a 20-25, 25-20, 25-17 win behind Madi Gayheart's 18 assists and 14 digs and Sarah Porters 15 kills. Maddie Buhr had nine kills and two blocks.

Heritage 2, Bement 1. Gracyn Allen notched 11 kills and 14 digs and Aliya Holloman added six kills and 20 digs for the Hawks, who won 25-20, 20-25, 25-19. Hannah Foran had nine kills, 11 blocks, 18 digs and two aces for Bement.

South Newton 2, Watseka 0. Kennedy Bauer finished with eight kills and two blocks and Emily Bunting tallied 15 assists, but the Warriors fell 22-25, 23-25.

Shelbyville 2, Clinton 0. Alyssa Saulsbery had six kills and three blocks and Delaney Woodbury added 11 digs and nine assists for Clinton in a 25-20, 25-19 loss.

Dwight 2, Iroquois West 0. Rachel Carney had three assists and Lauren Cultra added a kill and a block in a 25-10, 25-9 loss.

In boys' golf

At Arcola. Logan Richardson took home top honors for Tri-County with a score of 35 in a 175-199 win over Arcola/ALAH, his third even par round in as many matches this week. Jacob Butler shot a 41 for the Purple Riders.

At Villa Grove. Elijah Richards shot a 40 and three others carded 49's for Villa Grove/Heritage, but the Blue Devils fell to Okaw Valley, 162-187.

At Farmer City. Sam Duggins led Blue Ridge with a score of 41 and Brian Voyles shot a 44, but Nathan Lavander's medalist-winning 32 for El Paso-Gridley handed the Knights a 165-172 loss.

In girls' golf

At Rantoul. Taylor McTaggart led the way with a score of 48 as Iroquois West topped Fisher, 217-231. Marissa Pool hit a 54 and Meara Tilstra carded a 55. Fisher's Sydney Hood finished with the low score of the day with a 45.

At Pontiac. Katelind Winterland shot a 104 to finish 26th at the Livingston County Meet to lead Prairie Central to seventh out of 10 teams.
In boys' soccer

St. Thomas More 7, St. Joseph-Ogden 0. Joe Hoffman nabbed a first-half hat trick, Alec Blomberg notched a pair of goals, and Youssef Mensah and Joe Sellett added the other two tallies. JP Hoffman dished out a pair of assists. Blomberg, Sellett, JP Ridge and Sam Keck each finished with one assist for the Sabers, who took a 6-0 lead before the break.

Urbana 4, Champaign Central 1. Champaign Central's Umar Sullah and Urbana's Roman Mineyev each scored in a level first half, but Magnus Parente scored twice and Pablo Diaz added another to clinch a Twin City win for the Tigers. Artem Burnett tallied eight saves.

Uni High 17, Decatur Christian 1. Lucas Wood and Uni High showed no mercy in a blowout win. Wood scored five goals in the first 32 minutes and added a second-half assist, and Uni took a 13-1 lead into the break. Rahi Miraftab-Salo added four goals and an assist, and Lawrence Taritsa notched two goals and three assists.

Oakwood/Salt Fork 3, Georgetown-Ridge Farm/Westville 0. Travis Peak scored before the break and Ren Dazey notched two goals in the second half to seal the win. Dazey dished out an assist, as did Dawson Rogers and Caleb Lahuay.

Centennial 0, Bloomington 0. The Chargers notched 12 shots on target while Bloomington had none, but the game ended level.

Unity 3, Rantoul 1. Jacob Swinney notched the lone goal for the Eagles.

Iroquois West 2, Grant Park 1. Angel Barajas opened up the scoring in the second half off of an assist from Luis Melgoza, and Omar Camerena scored to break a 1-1 deadlock with nine minutes left on an assist from Edgar Ochoa.

ALAH 4, Meridian 1. Aiden Stewart and Collin Budd each scored a pair of goals and added an assist for the Knights, which scored two in each half.

Bismarck-Henning-Rossville-Alvin 4, Schlarman 1. Drew Reifsteck scored twice and Cameron Douglass and Paul Paunat tallied in a 4-0 first half. Thomas Quick scored for Schlarman.

Monticello 8, Olympia 1. Luke Rudolph scored three times and Grant Ginialick had two goals and three assists for the Sages, who moved to 2-0 in the Illini Prairie Conference.Noah Hanselman had a pair of goals and Jake Edmondson notched a goal and an assist.

Danville 3, Peoria Richwoods 1. Caleb Griffin scored a pair of goals and Armando Segura added another as the Vikings moved to 3-0 in Big Twelve play. Caleb Stout had eight saves and Gustavo Segura notched an assist.

In cross-country

At Decatur McArthur Invite. Olivia Rosenstein (18 minutes, 44.92 seconds), Libby Cultra (18:44.93), and Chian Scott (19:21.92) finished 1-2-3 to lead Urbana to victory in the 10-team meet.

Sophia Dowling took sixth. Kira Canales and Shannon Tang led Champaign Central in 25th and 26th, while Danville's Peyton Hile took 31st. The Maroons and Vikings took eighth and ninth.

Led by Michael Moreman's fifth-place finish in 16:15.28, the Danville boys took second in the 11-team invite. Phillip Hall, Dylan Watson, Brandon Barfell and Lukas Burleson were scattered from 10th to 19th. Urbana's Justice Carter was the area's top overall finisher with a third-place time of 16:03.62 for the fifth-place Tigers.

John Smith took 26th for Champaign Central, which finished eighth.

In girls' tennis

Urbana 8, Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 1. Erin Wright and Hexuan Xie swept at No. 1 and No. 2 doubles as Urbana topped the Falcons 8-1. Alora Rent and Courtney Fouke won in singles and went on to win at No. 1 doubles. Emma Kurtenbach and Karson Davis picked up the lone win for GCMS.