Tuesday's highlights: Rodriquez leads Maroons with hat trick

Tuesday's highlights: Rodriquez leads Maroons with hat trick

In volleyball

Armstrong-Potomac 2, Schlarman 0. Hope Hambleton tallied 14 assists and Sarah Porter added 11 kills and 10 digs to give the Trojans (5-4, 3-0) a 25-19, 25-19 Vermilion Valley Conference win at home over the Hilltoppers (4-7, 0-2).

Bismarck-Henning/Rossville-Alvin 2, Hoopeston Area 0. Ten kills, two blocks and two aces from Emily Meidel, plus 10 digs and five aces from Emma Clapp gave the Blue Devils (5-7, 3-1) a 25-21, 25-9 victory in a VVC match at the Cornjerkers (2-7, 0-2).

Blue Ridge 2, Ridgeview 0. Seven kills and two aces from Jessie Wanserski and 21 assists from Avery Fisher were tops for the Knights (14-3) in a 25-15, 25-11 nonconference victory at home over the Mustangs (3-6).

Champaign Central 2, Normal West 0. Mira Chopra (six kills), Rylee Hinton (six kills) and Elise Bossenbroek (five kills) paced a balance offense for the Maroons (17-3, 2-0) during a 25-18, 25-18 Big 12 triumph. Rachel Hurt (nine digs) and Michaela Patton (13 assists) also were key for Central.

Clinton 2, Bement 0. Claudia Workman's seven kills coupled with Delaney Woodbury's 17 assists aided the Maroons (5-5) in 25-7, 25-10 victory over the visiting Bulldogs (2-9), who got 12 digs and two blocks from Shelby Strack.

Fieldcrest 2, Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 0. Eight kills from Jessica Freehill couldn't keep the Falcons (2-5, 1-3) from suffering a 25-21, 25-14 Heart of Illinois Conference loss at home.

Flanagan-Cornell 2, Fisher 0. Despite 10 digs from Casey Wagner and six kills from Shelbee Owens, the Bunnies (2-10, 0-3) sustained a 25-21, 25-11 HOIC setback on the road.

Georgetown-Ridge Farm 2, Milford 1. The Buffaloes (2-5, 1-1) squeezed out a close VVC match in three sets, getting seven kills from Whitny Harper and 19 assists from Lacey Steinbaugh to win 25-21, 23-25, 25-11 over the Bearcats (4-5, 0-3).

Mahomet Seymour 2, Taylorville 1. The Bulldogs (10-7, 3-1) dropped a close first set but bounced back 26-28, 25-17, 25-17 for an Apollo Conference victory, getting strong showings from Savannah Matthews (15 kills), Kayin Garner (33 assists) and Josie Hess (29 digs).

Monticello 2, Sullivan 0. Paige Vogelzang and Haliey Peirce had four kills each in a 25-12, 25-19 victory for the Sages (5-5) in a nonconference bout with the Redskins (0-9).

Oakwood 2, Westville 0. The Comets (10-6, 2-0) stayed unbeaten in the VVC with a 25-17, 25-18 victory over the host Tigers (2-3, 1-2).

Okaw Valley 2, Villa Grove 1. Despite strong efforts from Reagan Cheely (11 assists) and Kyleigh Block (nine kills), the Blue Devils (5-7, 0-1) fell 25-15, 26-28, 25-17 in a Little Okaw Valley Conference loss at home.

Peoria Notre Dame 2, Danville 0. Kelsey Wendell (eight kills) and Audri Hyde (15 assists) were unable to carry the visiting Vikings to victory in a 25-11, 25-23 Big 12 loss on the road.

St. Joseph-Ogden 2, Paxton-Buckley-Loda 0. Emory Ericksen and Katelyn Berry each potted four kills as the visiting Spartans (11-2) dispatched the Panthers (7-4) 25-20, 25-16 in nonconference action. Bree Trimble contributed eight digs to the winning effort, and Rylee Walsh added 10 assists and six digs.

St. Thomas More 2, Watseka 0. Anna McClure's five aces and four kills helped the Sabers (12-0) stay unbeaten with a 25-18, 25-17 win over the visiting Warriors (8-6), who got five kills, four digs and a block out of Mallory Drake.

Salt Fork 2, Chrisman 0. The Storm (4-5, 2-0) held off the Cardinals (1-6, 0-2) for a 26-24, 25-19 VVC victory at home.

Unity 2, Argenta-Oreana 0. Amaya Fox's 11 digs and eight kills were tops for the Bombers (7-4), but Unity (16-1) pulled out a tightly contested 25-23, 25-23 road win for its ninth straight win.

Urbana 2, Peoria Manual 0. Bella Hall collected five of 15 team aces to lead the Tigers (4-6, 2-0) to a 25-5, 25-12 victory in a Big 12 match at home.


In boys' soccer

Bismarck-Henning/Rossville-Alvin 5, Oakwood/Salt Fork 2. Cameron Douglass scored twice, while Drew Reifsteck added a goal and two assists to help the Blue Devils (8-0-1, 2-0) take down the Comets (2-8, 1-2) in a Vermilion Valley Conference bout at home.

Blue Ridge 1, Normal Calvary 0. Colin Magenheimer netted the only score the Knights (4-7-1) would need to win the nonconference bout at home.

Centennial 4, Danville 3. Thomas Scaggs, Albert Ostoja-Starzewski, Omar Sandoval and Emmanuel Mpay each dented the twine to give the Chargers (4-4-3, 2-0-1) a narrow Big 12 road victory over the host Vikings (3-4, 0-2).

Champaign Central 5, Richwoods 1. The Maroons (10-2, 2-1) trailed 1-0 before posting five straight goals in a Big 12 home victory. Santiago Rodriquez led the way for Central with a hat trick and two assists.

Fisher/Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 2, Rantoul 0. After suffering their first setback Monday, the Bunnies (11-1) bounced back for a shutout nonconference victory over the Eagles (2-5-1), with Tyler Ricks scoring both goals on assists from Caleb Bleich.

Hoopeston Area 10, Schlarman 1. Carson Alwardt netted a hat trick and Cameron Flint and Lucas Hofer each added two more goals to give the Cornjerkers (7-0, 3-0) a dominant VVC victory over the Hilltoppers (1-6, 0-2), who got their lone goal from Jason Craig.

Monticello 6, St. Joseph-Ogden 0. Jack Edmondson's hat trick and Rye Johnson's eight saves pushed the Sages (4-5, 1-0) to a shutout victory over the Spartans (2-6, 0-1) in their first Illini Prairie Conference match this season.

St. Thomas More 4, Unity 0. Joe Sellett (hat trick) and JP Hoffman (one goal, two assists) carried the workload for the Sabers (7-4-2, 1-0) in an IPC victory over the Rockets (6-3, 0-1) at home.

Watseka 4, Clifton Central 2. Brennen Spracklin, Alejandro Dominguez, Ethan Keller and Erick Avelar each scored to give the Warriors (1-8, 1-2) their first win of the year, in Sangamon Valley Conference play.


In boys' golf

At Arcola. Medalist honors for Dallas Sisk (40) and a runner-up finish for Alex Kuhns (43) guided Arcola/Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond to a 174-230 victory over Windsor/Stewardson-Strasburg at Kaskaskia Country Club.

At Danville. Gabe Huddleston carded a team-best 44 to help Schlarman edge out Oakwood 194-209 at Danville Country Club, while Logan Hoshauer's 43 was tops for the Comets.

At Paris. Westville's Nick Pinter shot 39 to earn medalist honors, but the Tigers finished third behind host Paris and Marshall at Eagle Ridge Golf Course, with Salt Fork taking fourth.

At Sheldon. Cissna Park's Dawson Savoree and Milford's James Birch tied for the top score (44), but the Timberwolves bested the host Bearcats 192-195 in a dual match at Shewami Country Club.

At Tuscola. Jackson Vandeventer won the day with a round-best 42 for Villa Grove/Heritage, but three Charleston golfers tied VG/H's Zach Buesing (43) for second and helped the Trojans edge the Blue Devils 174-177 ahead of Casey-Westfield (186) and Tuscola (221) at Ironhorse Golf Course.


In girls' golf

At Dwight. Watseka's Natalie Schroeder (47) and Holly Wingren (49) carded the best two overall rounds, but host Dwight prevailed 219-225-247 over the second-place Warriors and third-place Iroquois West at par-36 Dwight Country Club.

At Fairbury. Katelind Winterland carded 46 to finish runner-up, but Normal Community finished nine strokes better than the Hawks in a 193-202 outcome at Indian Creek Country Club.

At Effingham. Alaina Bowie carded 42 for a third-place finish, five shots away from tying the two leaders at 38, as St. Thomas More fell 167-176 to Effingham St. Anthony at Effingham Country Club.

At LeRoy. Carding the top two scores, a 43 from Megan Moody and 45 from Shannon Spangler, Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley breezed to a 193-202-243 victory over second-place Tri-Valley and LeRoy.


In boys' cross-country

At Monticello. Mathias Powell (17 minutes, 35 seconds) edged out teammates Bryson Keeble and Kyle Nofziger (17:36), rounding out the top three and giving Mahomet-Seymour a victory over Monticello and St. Joseph-Ogden at Lodge Park. Luke Sokolowski (17:38) finished fourth for the second-place Sages.

At Tuscola. Ross Petty clocked a winning time of 18:51.89 for Tri-County, but six Tuscola runners in the top-10 finishers won the three-team home meet for the Warriors, who were paced by Tanner Campbell (22:39.61). Ian Price (21:32.71) took third overall for Villa Grove/Heritage.


In girls' cross-country

At Monticello. Alyssa McPike's winning time of 19 minutes, 37 seconds led the trio of top finishers for Monticello, with St. Joseph-Ogden's Olivia Klotz (22:02) taking fourth in the dual meet at Lodge Park.

At Tuscola. Bryn Tabeling won on her home course in 22:38.14, nearly six minutes ahead of runner-up Kathryn Eisenmenger (28:11.99) from Villa Grove/Heritage, while Tabeling's Warriors teammates rounded out seven of the next eight top-10 finishers to give Tuscola a home victory.

At Urbana. The host Illineks placed runners in each of the top nine spots, with Anika Kimme winning the race in 19:57, to win the Uni High Invitational over second-place Paxton-Buckley-Loda, Bismarck-Henning/Rossville-Alvin, Chrisman and Judah Christian at the UI Arboretum Course.


In girls' tennis

At Gibson City. Mahomet-Seymour cruised to a 9-0 victory over host Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley, with Zoe Doehring, Lauren Henderson, Mrinali Kesavadas and Annie Bao winning in both singles and doubles for the Bulldogs.

At Urbana. The Tigers struggled on their home courts, falling 9-0 to visiting Normal West.