Prep Highlights: Sangamon Valley Conference Tournament

Prep Highlights: Sangamon Valley Conference Tournament

In Volleyball

In the Sangamon Valley Conference Tournament

Cissna Park 2, Watseka 1. Cissna Park took home the conference tourney title with a 25-19, 24-26, 25-20 win. Gabby Wessels tallied 14 kills and 22 digs, Anna Jennings notched 32 assists and 20 digs and Olivia Stoller had 20 digs for the Timberwolves. Kennedy Bauer had 17 kills and 25 digs for the Warriors, who also gleaned 29 assists, 14 digs and two blocks from Emily Bunting.


Centennial 2, Danville 0. Jill Estes tallied 16 digs, Dakota Harmon had eight kills, nine service points and three aces, and the Chargers dominated their way to a 25-18, 25-10 win. Leah Luchinski had 11 assists for the Chargers.

St. Thomas More 2, Unity 0. St. Thomas More swept Unity behind four kills and two aces from Brianna Hopper, four kills from Lucy Lux-Rulon and 10 assists from Mica Allison. Megan Foster tallied three kills and two aces for the Rockets.

LeRoy 2, Fisher 0. Danielle Hanshew notched six kills, Meghan Matlock dished out 10 assists and Laura Harms had 13 digs in a 25-22, 25-17 win for the Panthers. Casey Wagner had nine digs for the Bunnies.

Milford 2, Bismarck-Henning 1. Emily Duis had 24 kills and a pair of blocks as the Bearcats won 25-20, 16-25, 25-22. Kaylee Warren had 24 assists and Brook Sobkoviak tallied 15 digs. Grace Harris tallied five aces and 11 assists for the Blue Devils.

Oakwood 2, Westville 0. Oakwood emerged with a 25-13, 25-12 win. Riley Kinney had six kills, three digs and an ace for the Tigers.

Paxton-Buckley-Loda 2, Dwight 1. Kalista Klann piled up 28 assists, 20 digs and two kills in a 25-19, 18-25, 25-15 win. Aubree Bruns had six kills, three blocks and five digs, and Ariana Gentzler finished with six kills, two blocks and two digs in the Panthers' fifth straight win.

Schlarman 2, Hoopeston Area 0. Janie Gross threw down 10 kills, Aleksas Dietzen tallied three kills and eight assists and Cece Damilano added another eight assists in the Hilltoppers' 25-14, 25-13 win.

Tuscola 2, Warrensburg-Latham 0. Karli Dean registered 12 kills and six blocks in a 25-15, 25-20 win. Isabelle Shelmadine had 25 assists and nine digs and Natalie Bates finished with nine digs for the Warriors.

Tri-Valley 2, Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 0. Jessica Freehill had four digs and Mady Schutte dished out nine assists in the Falcons' 15-25, 4-25 loss.

Tri-County 2, Martinsville 0. Ali Smith tallied 13 kills, Kaylenn Hunt notched five kills and two blocks and Grace Burnside had four aces and three digs, and the Titans won 25-15, 25-11.

ALAH 2, Okaw Valley 0. Madison Brown rang up 20 assists, seven digs, four kills, two aces and a block in the Knights' 25-14, 25-22 win. Taylor Powell had 10 kills and a pair of aces for ALAH.

Argenta-Oreana 2, Decatur LSA 0. Amaya Fox notched 12 kills and three digs to lead the Bombers to a 25-15, 25-12 win. Camilyn Newbanks had eight assists, six digs, and four kills for the victors.

Georgetown-Ridge Farm 2, Armstrong-Potomac 0. Kasie Anderson tallied 16 digs in a 25-23, 25-16 win. Taylor Stal had seven kills for the Buffaloes and Lacey Steinbaugh had 15 assists.Bement 2, Cerro Gordo 1. The Bulldogs took home a 25-16, 12-25, 25-10 win. Hannah Foran amassed six kills, 28 digs, nine blocks, and an ace while Shelby Strack notched 21 digs, four kills, two assists and a block. Anna Peter had 14 kills, two blocks and seven digs for the Broncos.

Deer Creek-Mackinaw 2, Blue Ridge 0. Hannah Brackenhoff notched 18 digs and Maddy Hopkins had eight kills in a 25-22, 25-19 loss for the Knights.

Monticello 2, Pontiac 1. The Sages won 25-10, 15-25, 25-15 behind Addison Wichus' 22 digs, Sophie Morrison's 18 assists, and Amanda Butler's 10 kills.

Central A&M 2, Sullivan 0. Laine Cameron dished out 10 assists in a 25-11, 25-14 loss for Sullivan.

In boys' soccer

Mahomet-Seymour 8, Taylorville 0. Brandon Bussman had two goals for the Bulldogs while Zach Schnepper, Callan Whitehouse and Austin Carr each tallied. The highlight, though, came much earlier, when the Bulldogs honored Jacob Hamilton, who died in a car accident in May and would have played in goal for Mahomet-Seymour in Thursday's senior night game. Both teams left the goals open for the first two minutes of the game.

Danville First Baptist 9, Lake County 2. Joel Menez notched three goals and two assists and Jordan Miller had two goals and two assists to advance First Baptist to the Illinois Association of Christian schools state tournament.

In cross-country

At Tuscola. Tuscola took home the Central Illinois Conference title behind a third-place finish from Michael Holmes, who ran a time of 16:48. Bradley Kramer (17:09) and Noah Woods (17:10) finished sixth and seventh for the Warriors, who tallied 40 points. Clinton's Reid Thomas and Terry Hendriex finished fourth and fifth in 17:05 and 17:07 to lead the Maroons to second — three points behind the Warriors.

On the girls' side Tuscola took second with 74 points. Brynn Tabeling placed fourth in 20:49 for the Warriors, and Ashton Smith finished 13th in 21:44. Payne Turney finished third in 19:20 for fourth-place Clinton.