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Saturday's highlights: Centennial takes fourth at state

In boys’ golf

At Normal. Centennial shot a 629 to finish fourth at the IHSA Class 2A state championship. The Chargers were led by Mike Braverman and Christian Khachaturian who both shot 154 over two rounds, good enough for a tie for 14th individually. Isaac Overman shot a 157 for 25th individually.

Thursday's prep highlights: B-H advances to regional final

In boys’ soccer

■ Bismarck-Henning 4, Georgetown-Ridge Farm 0. Blake Reifsteck scored two goals, and Josh Toler and Drake Swinford each had one as the Blue Devils won a regional semifinal match at Schlarman. The Blue Devils (13-5-1) advanced to the finals at 11 a.m. Saturday.

In volleyball

Tuesday's prep highlights: Six other golfers advance

In boys’ golf

■ At Normal. Six area individuals qualified for the Class 1A state golf meet as the rain-delayed Illinois State University Sectional concluded Tuesday at the Weibring Golf Course.

Teams of the Week: Schlarman volleyball in spotlight


Coach Heidi Crane’s team (14-2) extended its winning streak to 13 matches, all in two-set sweeps. Emily Christian had 52 assists, and Sierra Bell had 39 assists during a 4-0 week. Laura Gross totaled 41 kills.

Bulletin board: Chargers on way to state golf

CHAMPAIGN — The Centennial boys’ golf team secured one of 12 berths in the Class 2A state tournament, advancing by 2 shots.

“We have played well all season, and it’s nice to reach our goal,” Centennial coach Mike Wallner said. “They have all played a lot of tournament golf, so I think they all handled the pressure well.”

Fred Kroner's October 16 prep sports chat

Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 12:30pm

Ask your prep-related sports questions any time and Executive Sports Editor Fred Kroner will tackle them during his weekly Thursday afternoon chat at 12:30 p.m.

Saturday's prep highlights: Centennial's Neitzel finishes first

In girls’ tennis

■ At Urbana. Centennial scored 82 points to finish second behind Normal Community (88) at the Big 12 Conference tournament.

Thursday's prep highlights: Hawks shock M-S in volleyball

In volleyball
■ Prairie Central 2, Mahomet-Seymour 1. Maddie Krenz had eight kills and Tori Edelmen had 12 assists to help the Hawks (3-17) upset the Bulldogs 10-25, 26-24, 26-24. Madi Woo garnered 19 digs, Cortney Bohn had eight kills and Mason Moore provided 22 assists for the Bulldogs (12-9).

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Tuesday's prep highlights: Centennial wins golf regional

In boys’ golf

■ At Savoy. Christian Khachaturian shot a 73 and Isaac Overman fired a 79 to lead Centennial to first place at the Class 2A Regional at the University of Illinois Blue Course.