Girls Golf

Girls Golf

Champaign Central's McCoys gain momentum, win titles

SAVOY — Mike Osterbur couldn't have been more impressed with the McCoy siblings.

And the Champaign Central boys' golf coach found a unique way to express it after Justin and Mackenzie McCoy won their respective Big 12 Tournament titles Monday at the U of I Orange Course.

HS Golf: 2018 Big 12 Conference Tournament

Area golfers compete in the Big 12 Conference Tournament at the University of Illinois Golf Course Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, in Savoy.

Area golf leaders: Sept. 24, 2018


Name, School Rnds Ave.

Name, School    Rnds    Ave.

C. Ellis, Sullivan    18    35.7

Pinter, Westville    12    36.5

Richardson, Tri-County    12    37.4

Saturday's prep highlights: Danville volleyball wins Watseka title

In volleyball

Watseka Invitational

Sherrick, Chargers rounding into form

CHAMPAIGN — Entering the 2015 girls' golf season, Centennial coach Darren Tee carried a roster of four. Three years later, the Chargers boast 11 athletes — including seven seniors.

Leading the way is Claire Sherrick, who was part of Centennial's team as a freshman. The four-year contributor was ranked sixth among local girls in nine-hole average (44.2) entering the week.

Thursday's prep highlights: Knights win 22nd match

In volleyball

Argenta-Oreana 2, Decatur LSA 0. A double-double from Camilyn Newbanks (14 assists and 11 digs) helped A-O sweep LSA 25-14, 25-10 in Little Okaw Valley Conference play. Morgan Klover led the Bombers (11-8, 2-1) with six kills.

Wednesday's prep highlights: Falcons led by Birky and Roesch at Lake of Woods

In volleyball

Beecher 2, Watseka 0. Kennedy Bauer produced 12 kills and Taylor Schippert posted 23 digs in a 25-10, 25-21 road loss for the Warriors (9-8).

In boys' golf