Will Jon Davis from Oakwood/Armstrong-Potomac cap his high school running career with another Class 1A state title on Saturday at Detweiller Park in Peoria? What's up with Champaign Central's football team scoring 80 points in the program's first playoff win since 1982? Is a state title run possible for the Maroons?
Mahomet-Seymour boys’ cross-country
Why he was chosen: The Mahomet-Seymour senior won the Corn Belt title last Saturday with a time of 14 minutes, 36.81 seconds, guiding the Bulldogs to the team title as well in Eureka.
Name, School Rnds Avg.
Chopra, Uni High 12 36.3
C. Miller, Arcola/ALAH 15 36.7
Rowe, Oakwood 15 37.4
Lindenmeyer, Arcola/ALAH 8 39.5
BLOOMINGTON — Varun Chopra knew as soon as his par putt on the 18th hole lipped out that his state-title chances had evaporated.
BLOOMINGTON — Get a good night’s sleep and a good meal in his system.
Oh, and finish some homework.
Westville finished third at the Class 1A Schlarman Regional behind a strong all-around performance, with Nick Pinter posting an 80, Tyler Strako carding an 82 and Anthony Glass coming in with an 89.
St. Thomas More soccer/golf
The high school football season is winding down. What area teams have clinched playoff berths? What teams can make a deep run in the playoffs? How about boys' golf? Which area individual has a good shot at taking home a state title this weekend? Will the Uni High soccer team lose again?
In boys’ golf
■ At El Paso. While Urbana Uni High junior Varun Chopra was winning medalist honors by 7 shots on Monday, after a 70 at a Class 1A sectional, Bismarck-Henning’s all-underclassmen team secured the school’s fourth state berth in the past five years.
Area boys’ and girls’ golfers — a total of 125 — are slated to tee off Monday in a quest to reach the state tournament this weekend. For boys, the destination is Bloomington-Normal. The girls will try to make the trek east to Decatur.