ST. JOSEPH — Eric Ponder is having the time of his life.
■ Centennial 2, Danville 0. Kelly Braghini and JordYn Jones combined for 13 kills for the Chargers in a 25-12, 25-15 road win.
■ Armstrong-Potomac 2, Hoopeston Area 0. Rachel miles recorded eight kills and 12 digs to lead the Trojans to a 25-18 25-21 home victory.
Bulldogs running to success
MAHOMET — One area of emphasis for Mahomet-Seymour boys’ cross-country coach Neal Garrison — whose squad is ranked third in Class 2A — is improvement, not just among his team leaders, but from any of the 31 runners on his team.
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This week’s: Boys’ cross-country
TEAM (previous) SATURDAY RACE
1. Monticello (4) At SJ-O Spartan Classic
2. Mahomet-Seymour (3) At East Peoria Invitational
3. St. Thomas More (1) At East Peoria Invitational
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DANVILLE BOYS’ SOCCER
In a battle between schools unbeaten in Big 12 Conference play, the Vikings made the most of their eight shots, scoring twice, while Normal Community (8-2-1 overall) couldn’t find the net on any of its 14 attempts. Mikee Maniquis and Gracson Torres scored for Danville.
■ At Edwardsville. COREY WHITE finished eighth to help Champaign Central to fourth place at the 21-team boys’ race. HANNAH SHINEW led Central’s girls.
TUSCOLA — Closeness is a strength for Monticello’s girls’ cross-country team.
■ Mahomet-Seymour 2, Pontiac 0. Sirena Woo and Madi Woo combined for 21 digs for the Bulldogs in a 25-19, 25-11 road victory. Sophie Christianson of M-S finished with four blocks.
■ Judah Christian 2, DeLand-Weldon 0. Emily Gewirtz racked up 25 digs and Kylie Beaumont had 18 assists for the Tribe in a 25-22, 25-23 home win.