Kurthy's clutch goal lifts Central

Kurthy's clutch goal lifts Central


BLOOMINGTON – Atti Kurthy scored on a pass from Marc Martindale as Champaign Central defeated Bloomington 1-0 in a Big 12 boys' soccer match Thursday.

Tanner Goslin had five saves for the unbeaten Maroons.

Hoopeston/Bismarck-Henning 5, Salt Fork/Westville 0. Ian Park scored a pair of goals and provided the assist on a goal scored by Kraig Vanwieringen for the host Cornjerkers. Trevor Rush and Matt Benjamin also scored for Hoopeston/B-H (7-2).

Oakwood 7, Georgetown-Ridge Farm 0. Kegan Decker scored a pair of goals to power the visiting Comets. David Tuggle scored once and added a pair of assists.

Monticello 6, Unity 0. Jacob Hanselman scored twice to lead the visiting Sages (7-2-1). Drew Schumacher, Alex Romine, Thomas Atkins and Kyle Patrick also scored for Monticello.

Iroquois West 1, St. Joseph-Ogden 1. Marcus Hack tied the match in the 55th minute with a goal for visiting St. Joseph-Ogden. Tom Ochoa scored for the Raiders in the first half.

Judah Christian 6, Mount Pulaski 1. Jason Mills scored a pair of goals for visiting Judah Christian (8-0-0).

Watseka 7, Clifton Central 0. Todd Lyznicki recorded a hat trick for the host Warriors. Senad Zeneli and Brede Parker added two goals each for Watseka.

In boys' golf:

At Turtle Run. Centennial's Peter Black tied Danville's Tyler Ellis and Robert Carpenter for medalist honors after firing a 39 in the Chargers' 2-stroke win against the Vikings.

Nate Overman (40) and Robb Cozad (42) also starred for Centennial.

At Danville. Schlarman's Greyson Pasco was medalist with a 37, but Bismarck-Henning won the dual match at Danville Country Club by 5 shots. Andy Partin and Tyler Moews each shot 48 for B-H.

At Danville. Salt Fork's Mat Bowen carded a 37 to claim medalist honors as the Storm won a dual against Hoopeston by 29 strokes at Hubbard Trail. Jordan Danzl shot a 41 for Salt Fork, and Sawyer Howe and Ryan Anderson fired 42s.

At Farmer City. Cody Warren fired a 46 for Blue Ridge in a loss to El Paso-Gridley at Woodlawn Country Club.

At Urbana. Ben Thompson earned medalist honors with a 37 for Urbana in the Tigers' win against Judah Christian at Urbana Country Club. Nick Thompson (39) and Austin Zarbuck (39) contributed for Urbana.

In girls' golf:

At Danville. Salt Fork's Tiffani Birge and Marissa Trosper each shot 51 at Hubbard Trail in a dual against Hoopeston Area.

At Savoy. Lizzy Dombroski carded a 45 at the UI Blue Course to lead Centennial past Lincoln and Champaign Central. Central's Kathryn Ikenberry finished third with a 47.

At LeRoy. Molly Marcum earned medalist honors, firing a 41 in LeRoy's win against Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley at LeRoy Country Club.

At Farmer City. Amber Tsevelekos shot a 50 for Blue Ridge in a loss to El Paso-Gridley at Woodlawn Country Club.

In boys' cross-country:

At Danville. Georgetown-Ridge Farm/Chrisman's Matt Avenatti completed the 3-mile course at Forest Glen in 16 minutes, 22 seconds to lead the Buffaloes past Paris. Guthrie Gardner, David Willming and Byron Brinkley also finished in the top five for G-RF/C.

At Monticello. Steve Schroeder of Monticello finished the 3-mile course at Lodge Park first at 17:16, but St. Joseph-Ogden claimed the team title against the Sages and Clinton. Zach Elkins, Ryan Thompson and Alex Hargus finished second, third and fourth, respectively, for SJ-O.

At Rossville. St. Thomas More's Shawn Kelley and Justin Telthorts were first and second, respectively, but Oakwood claimed the team title at the Bismarck-Henning Invitational.

Leighton Elliot finished fourth, Tyler Grey fifth and Brandon Divan 10th to lead Oakwood.

In girls' cross-country:

At Danville. Mary McGee was second and Haley Bowyer fifth for Georgetown-Ridge Farm/Chrisman in a dual against Paris at Forest Glen.

At Monticello. Kelsey Hardmon (20:22) and Michelle Moyer (20:55) of Monticello claimed the top two spots, but SJ-O claimed the next five spots and beat the Sages at Lodge Park.

Chelsea Blaase finished third for the Spartans, followed by Sidney Long, Lauren Cessna, Jolee Paden and Suzanne Ford.

At Rossville. Oakwood's Cierra Pierce claimed the individual title at the Bismarck-Henning Invitational, but St. Thomas More came away with the team title.

Theresa Welle (third place), Lizzie Anderson (fourth) and Corinne Walker (sixth) led the Sabers.