Wednesday's prep highlights: Newman, Lacine shine
CHAMPAIGN – Hannah Newman and Mary Lacine each won two individual events and contributed to a relay victory Wednesday to lead Champaign Central to a 113-71 victory against Urbana in girls' swimming and diving at Unit 4 Pool.
Newman finished first in the 50-yard freestyle and 100 backstroke. Lacine swept the 100 and 200 freestyles. The pair combined with Sara Fundator and Morgan Davis to capture the 200 medley relay.
Jenny Hill was a three-event winner for Urbana. The Tiger junior placed first in the 200 individual medley and 100 breaststroke, and combined with Marcia Morrison, Kirsten Slaughter and Carolina Jimenez on the winning 400 free relay.
Other event winners included Jimenez (100 butterfly), Urbana's Anna Freyfogle (diving) and Central's Emma Newman (500 free).
The Maroon foursome of Morgan Davis, Margaret Goldsmith, Fundator and Emma Newman won the 200 freestyle relay.
At Normal. Diver Emily Weber was Centennial's lone winner in a 130-56 loss to Normal University High. Audrey Rodawig of the Chargers placed second in the 100 back and 100 fly. Diving runner-up Laurie Jefferson of Centennial also was second in the 50 free.
In girls' tennis:
At Decatur. Christina Helregel, Anastasia Peters and Samantha Echavez each won singles and doubles matches for Urbana in a 6-3 victory against St. Teresa. At No. 1 singles, Katarina Marjanovic of the Tigers prevailed in straight sets.
At Urbana. Champaign Central won five of six singles matches en route to a 7-2 victory against St. Thomas More at Atkins Tennis Center. Nelli Golmeeva, Samantha Emery, Alexis Berns and Maria Vozovoy each won singles and doubles matches for the Maroons. Maddie Baillon of the Sabers dropped one set in winning at No. 1 singles.
At Champaign. Allison Hansen and Maria Mears each won singles and doubles matches for Centennial in a 5-4 loss to Mattoon. The pair combined to pull out a 6-1, 3-6, 10-5 victory at No. 1 doubles.
In boys' soccer:
Normal U-High 1, Centennial 0. Keeper Andy Drackley recorded six saves for the Chargers (3-6) in a road contest.
In boys' golf:
At Urbana. Grant Dukeman and Seth Trolia shared medalist honors with 37s, leading Mahomet-Seymour to a triangular victory at Urbana Country Club. The Bulldogs finished 16 shots in front of runner-up Urbana.
Nick Thompson and Henry Bethke led the Tigers with 41s. Andy Partin paced Bismarck-Henning with a 44.
At Mattoon. Riley Brunson of Champaign Central shot a 3-over 39 to tie for second place in a triangular meet at Meadowview Golf Course. The Maroons finished 18 strokes behind first-place Mattoon, and Rantoul placed third.
Matthew Beckmeyer of Central shot a 44 for fifth place. Jesse Remington was Rantoul’s top scorer with a 46.
At Momence. Watseka finished second in a triangular at South Shore Golf Course behind Derek Wengert's 42. Wengert placed third, 2 shots off the pace.
At Onarga. Iroquois West claimed the team victory and Brock Peavler of Paxton-Buckley-Loda shot 40 for medalist honors in a triangular meet at Shagbark Golf & Country Club. The Raiders finished 3 shots in front of runner-up Hoopeston Area and 7 ahead of PBL.
Aaron Thomas paced Iroquois West with a 42, while Brad Lawson, Javier Saldana and Jerid Dunuvan each shot 44s to lead the Cornjerkers.
At Sheldon. Mat Bowen shot a 33 to lead undefeated Salt Fork to a triangular meet victory at Shewami Golf Course. The Storm finished with 139 strokes to far outdistance Donovan (194) and Milford (213).
Bowen finished 1 shot ahead of teammate Ryan Anderson. Dylan Price paced Milford with a 49.
In girls' golf:
At Onarga. Kari Clark took medalist honors with a 42, leading Iroquois West to a victory against Hoopeston Area at Shagbark Golf & Country Club.
Raiders teammate Kayla Longwell and Megan Grimes of the Cornjerkers tied for second with 52s.
At Sheldon. Heather Ellis of Salt Fork finished first with a 49 in an unscored meet against Milford at Shewami Golf Course.
Kylie Scherf was Milford's top scorer at 53.