Tuesday's prep highlights: Bowie, Kirby lead Sabers in local bout

Tuesday's prep highlights: Bowie, Kirby lead Sabers in local bout

In volleyball

Armstrong-Potomac 2, Westville 0.

Hope Hambleton tallied eight points, two aces, 13 assists and 10 digs in a convincing 25-16, 25-16 victory for the Trojans (3-4, 1-0) over their Vermilion Valley Conference foe. Madison Brown notched 14 digs for the visiting Tigers (1-2, 0-1).

Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond 2, Martinsville 0. Taylor Powell's 13 kills and Marissa Herschberger's 19 assists were tops for the Knights (5-4, 1-0) in a 25-16, 25-18 victory at home.

Arthur Okaw Christian 2, DeLand-Weldon 0. A dominant night for Lyla Kauffman (five kills, six assists, four digs, five aces) keyed a victory for the Conquering Riders (6-2).

Bismarck-Henning/Rossville-Alvin 2, Milford 1. The Blue Devils (1-4, 1-0) won their first match of the season in a VVC road victory over the Bearcats (4-3, 0-1), getting nine kills, 10 digs, three aces and seven blocks from Emily Meidel.

Blue Ridge 2, Chrisman 0. The Knights (10-1) eked out a close one 25-22, 26-24 against the Cardinals (1-3), thanks to strong efforts from Avery Fisher (14 assists) and Polly Reynolds (eight kills, two blocks).

Cissna Park 2, Judah Christian 0. Twelve kills from Sloan Boyce and 25 assists from Anna Jennings keyed a 25-17, 25-19 road victory for the Timberwolves (6-2) against the host Tribe (4-5).

El Paso-Gridley 2, Ridgeview 0. The host Mustangs couldn't prevail in Heart of Illinois Conference play, with the Titans winning 25-15, 25-9. Mya Tinsley led Ridgeview (3-4) with four kills and River Rosales contributed eight digs.

Champaign Central 2, St. Joseph-Ogden 1. The host Maroons (10-3) overcame an early deficit to take down the Spartans (5-1) by a 20-25, 26-24, 25-19 margin in nonconference action. Rylee Hinton tabbed nine kills and three blocks for Central and was aided by eight kills from Mira Chopra and 19 digs from Patrice Clark.

Heyworth 2, Fisher 0. The Bunnies (1-8, 0-1) suffered a 25-16, 25-11 Heart of Illinois Conference road loss. Lauren Sommer and Shelbee Owens each had six digs, with Owens registering four kills against the Hornets.

Flanagan-Cornell 2, Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 0. Madi Eberle's 10 digs and Mady Schutte's eight assists weren't enough to keep the Falcons (0-4, 0-2) from falling 25-9, 25-12 in an HOIC matchup at home.

Kankakee Grace 2, Iroquois West 0. Shelby Johnson notched an ace, kill, dig and block, but the Raiders (0-8) fell in straight-set fashion on the road.

Maroa-Forsyth 2, Argenta-Oreana 0. Five kills and six digs from Amaya Fox wasn't enough to keep a four-match win streak intact for the Bombers (6-3), who fell 25-23, 25-23.

Paris 2, Georgetown-Ridge Farm 0. Despite five kills, three digs and three aces from Kasie Anderson, the Buffaloes (1-3) were shut down — 25-15, 25-20 — in a nonconference road match. Raine Ray contributed four kills to the G-RF cause, while Lacey Steinbaugh posted eight assists and five digs.

Shelbyville 2, Tri-County 0. The Titans (3-2) got a five-kill, 11-assist effort from Grace Burnside but fell 25-21, 25-22.

Tuscola 2, Arcola 0. Maddie Green's 22 assists, five digs and two aces fueled the Warriors (5-5) to a 25-13, 25-11 victory at home over the Purple Riders (2-7). Karli Dean also supplied nine kills for the winners.

Unity 2, Clinton 0. The Rockets (9-1) defended the home court in a 27-25, 25-15 victory over the Maroons (1-2). Emma Bleacher (eight kills), Kaitlyn Fink (seven kills) and Lily Glanzer (six kills) supplied all the offense Unity needed, with Haley Glanzer (19 assists) and Ella Godsell (10 digs) chipping in. Tori Burke paced Clinton with nine kills and Delaney Woodbury handed out 17 assists.

Villa Grove 2, Bement 0. Vanessa Wright (five aces) and Madison Burwell (seven kills) guided the Blue Devils (4-5, 1-0) to a Little Okaw Valley Conference victory, 25-23, 25-17 at home over the Bulldogs (2-6, 0-1), who got six kills and eight digs from Shelby Strack.

Watseka 2, Hoopeston Area 0. Kennedy Bauer tallied 11 kills and Mallory Drake supplied eight digs to help the Warriors (8-4) win 25-13, 25-9 over the host Cornjerkers (2-5).

In boys' soccer

Champaign Central 5, Danville 1. Judd Wagner had three goals and Pablo Diaz handed out two assists for the host Maroons (9-1) in Big 12 play. Peter Wagner had five saves, Santiago Rodriguez and Umar Sallah scored, and Nate Allen and Tyke Gustaffson chipped in assists.

Bismarck-Henning/Rossville-Alvin 4, Rantoul 0. A hat trick from Drew Reifsteck along with a goal from Cameron Douglass helped the Blue Devils (5-0-1) blaze past the Eagles (1-4-1) at home.

Centennial 1, Normal Community 1. Omar Sandoval deposited a second-half goal to bring the Chargers (2-3-3, 0-0-1) to a home draw in Big 12 Conference action. The marker was assisted by Albert Ostoja-Starzewski. Max Wallace hauled in five saves in the tie.

Fisher/Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 2, St. Joseph-Ogden 1. The Bunnies (8-1) allowed their first goal of the season but pulled out the win anyway at home, with scores from Tyler Ricks and Parker Rollins.

Hoopeston Area 6, Georgetown-Ridge Farm/Westville 1. Ethan Smith booted a pair of goals, Rhys Root converted a goal with two helpers and the Cornjerkers (4-0) blew past the host Buffaloes (0-5-1) in Vermilion Valley Conference play. Markus Waterman tallied a second-half goal for G-RF/W.

Illinois Lutheran 2, Watseka 0. Ethan Keller posted six saves in net for the Warriors (0-6), who couldn't dent the twine in a nonconference road setback. Watseka outshot Illinois Lutheran 12-11 in defeat.

Judah Christian 2, Blue Ridge 0. A score from each Caleb Crowley and Caleb Aldridge paired with eight saves from Griffin Fazio keyed a road victory for the Tribe (3-3) over the Knights (3-6-1), who got 11 saves from Brad Flannell.

Meridian 3, Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond 0. The Hawks tallied a goal in the first half and two more in the latter period to top the Knights (1-4-1).

Monticello 7, Decatur Christian 0. The Sages (2-5) jumped ahead early with Luke Rudolph netting four first-half goals, cruising to a shutout at home.

Oakwood/Salt Fork 8, Schlarman 1. Dawson Rogers keyed a hat trick and added two assists for the Comets (2-6, 1-0) in a dominant a VVC victory over Schlarman (0-5, 0-1), which got its lone score from Ethan Vasquez.

Uni High 3, Urbana 0. Lawrence Taritsa knocked in a pair of second-half goals as the Illineks (6-2-2) buzzed by the Tigers (3-2) in a nonconference home success. Will Hechler added an opening-period marker for Uni High, which netted a shutout in net from Alex Higgs.

In boys' golf

At Charleston. Dallas Sisk's 43 keyed Arcola/Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond to a 199 team score, good for second behind Charleston in a triangular at Charleston Country Club. Tuscola (205) finished third.

At Danville. Logan Hoshauer shot 44 at par-36 Harrison Park and led the field, helping Oakwood turn in a 202 team score to defeat Salt Fork (227). Sam Pratt's 52 led the Storm.

At Farmer City. Blue Ridge's Aaron Jayne tied for the overall best score with a 42, helping the Knights to second place in a four-team event at Woodlawn Country Club. Tri-Valley led all comers with a 167 to finish ahead of Blue Ridge (183), Clinton (206) and Fisher (231).

At Saybrook. Allan Kindred (47), Jace Ballenger (48) and Justice Boyd (49) carded the top-three scores to help Ridgeview (230) to a victory over Tri-Point (258) at Indian Springs Golf Course.

At Sheldon. Lukas Ball paced Watseka (171) to victory with a medalist-worthy 36, while second-place Bismarck-Henning/Rossville-Alvin (189) got the next-best individual effort with Kevin Clapp's 40 in the four-team field at Shewami Golf Course. Westville (227) finished third ahead of Donovan (241).

In girls' golf

At Fairbury. Katelind Winterland and Lyndie Shoemaker each shot 50 to pace host Prairie Central (209) to victory over Watseka (232) and Blue Ridge (249). Watseka's Natalie Schroeder carded the best round at 47.

At Savoy. Stellar performances from Alania Bowie (36) and Mia Kirby (39) helped St. Thomas More to a 162 team score, beating out Monticello (197), Centennial (198), Champaign Central (200) and Mahomet-Seymour (226). The Maroons' Mackenzie McCoy carded a third-best 40.

In boys' cross-country

At Monticello. Bement's Luke Brewer won the race at Allerton Park and Retreat Center in 17 minutes, 12.09 seconds, but a trio of Tuscola runners (JD Barrett, Noah Woods, Mason Day) behind him awarded the win to the Warriors. Sullivan finished third as a team ahead of Central A&M.

At Oakwood. While Oakwood/Salt Fork received strong efforts from Andy Hohn (second in 18 minutes, 32 seconds) and Cameron Helka (fourth in 18:58), St. Joseph-Ogden mostly filled out the rest of the top-10 runners at Kickapoo State Park, with Isiah McCune winning the race in 18:07. Austin Bridgman (third in 18:57) paced third-place Armstrong-Potomac.

In girls' cross-country

At Monticello. A winning time of 22 minutes, 32.39 seconds from Tuscola's Bryn Tabeling keyed a Warriors victory at Allerton Park and Retreat Center, while Sullivan's Katherine Kite (second in 22:46.58) and Argenta-Oreana's Sarah Anderson (fifth in 24:05.00) were the next-best locals.

At Oakwood. Led by Hannah Rajlich's race-winning time of 22 minutes, 43 seconds, St. Joseph-Ogden had nine of the top-10 finishers in a win over Oakwood/Salt Fork at Kickapoo State Park. Grace Davis (fourth in 25:12) was the top finisher for the Comets.

In girls' tennis

At Champaign. Champaign Central took all three doubles points, as well as five of six singles matches, to win 8-1 over visiting Mahomet-Seymour, which got its lone singles win from Zoe Doehring. Olivia Gunn, Ally Bergh, Emma Crawford, Erin Durukan and Chikako Barnes were all winners in both phases for the Maroons.

At Champaign. After taking two of three doubles points, St. Thomas More held on in singles to win 5-4 over Urbana at home, thanks to singles wins from Ashley Mills, Makayla Horn and Maggie Vavrik.In girls' swimmingAt Champaign. A pair of wins for Ally Miller (100-yard backstroke, 500 freestyle) and Maddie Hieser (200 free, 100 butterfly) pushed Champaign Central past Danville at home.

At Normal. Elise Johnson's win in the 100-yard freestyle (1 minute, 19.09 seconds) was Urbana's lone success in a loss at Normal West.