Girls Soccer

Girls Soccer

Prep highlights: Andrade, Centennial win big over Rantoul

In football
Lawrenceville 14, Blue Ridge 8. The host Knights kept it close, but couldn't pull out a nonconference win, falling to 2-5 on the season and getting eliminated from the playoffs in the process.

In girls' golf

On Campus

Eureka College has rebounded from an 0-2 start to win three straight due in part to the contributions of several area players. On defense junior safety Colton Fauver, from Salt Fork, has 13 tackles, an interception and fumble recovery in five starts while senior safety Ross Royal, from GCMS, has 14 tackles and two pass breakups in his five starts.

Prep highlights: Centennial authors goal-line stand in victory

In football

Centennial 35, Peoria Manual 34. The Chargers' defense stopped a two-point conversion attempt with 1:16 left in the game to edge Peoria Manual in a Big 12 Conference showdown played at Peoria on Thursday night.

The Chargers jumped out to an early 21-0 lead before the Rams crawled back into the game.

‘I just immediately accepted it’

CHAMPAIGN — Meredith Johnson-Monfort was worried.

Her chance to impress college soccer coaches was done after breaking her lateral tibial plateau in the Presidents Cup national title game with her club team, Illinois Fire Juniors, in Auburndale, Fla., on July 16.

Prep highlights: Oakwood sweeps past Bismarck-Henning/Rossville-Alvin

In volleyball

Armstrong-Potomac 2, Hoopeston Area 0. The host Trojans cruised to a 25-14, 25-16 Vermilion Valley Conference win. Sarah Porter (10 kills, eight digs, four aces), Maddie Buhr (eight kills, three blocks) and Madi Gayheart (12 assists) sparked A-P (10-5) against the Cornjerkers (0-11).

Prep highlights: STM volleyball sweeps Mahomet-Seymour

In Volleyball

Danville 2, Peoria Manual 0. The Vikings amassed 21 aces, including six from Jazzmyn Hicks and five more apiece from Kaitlin Loewenstein, Jaliyah Bankhead, and Audrey Hyde. Kelsey Wendell finished with three blocks and three digs as the Vikings won 25-5, 25-10.