Girls Soccer

Girls Soccer

Bulldogs dash past Vikings to advance

CHAMPAIGN — Melissa Singleton was one of the lucky ones.

The senior defender for the Mahomet-Seymour girls' soccer team managed to keep her footing throughout the entire 80 minutes of Tuesday's Class 2A Centennial Regional semifinal match against Danville, despite a constant drizzle that started before the first whistle.

HS Girl's Soccer: Centennial 2A Regional

 Danville vs. Mahomet-Seymour and Centennial vs. U-High in  Class 2A regional semifinal soccer matches at Centennial High School in Champaign on Tuesday, May 15, 2018.

Winning tradition a matter of pride for STM girls' soccer

DECATUR — Legacy is one way to describe what the St. Thomas More girls' soccer team is playing for on Tuesday.

So is tradition.

Pride. Culture.

Saturday's prep highlights: Towne paces Vikings girls' soccer

In baseball

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Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 5, Heyworth 3. Cade Elliott (1 for 3, two RBI) helped the Falcons post their third straight win as Lane Short, Braden Roesch and Layne Harden combined on a three-hitter for GCMS (10-14) in LeRoy.

Sabers girls' soccer claims another regional championship

DECATUR — The feeling never gets old.

Not even after seven consecutive regional titles.

The St. Thomas More girls' soccer team defeated Uni High 3-1 on Friday evening to secure a Class 1A Decatur Lutheran Regional championship, sending STM onto the sectional level for the seventh straight year.

Thursday's prep highlights: Erickson clubs two homers

In baseball

Bloomington 16, Urbana 9. The Tigers (5-18-1) put up 13 hits in a Big 12 Conference loss at Bloomington, with Trae King collecting three hits and scoring three runs.

Charleston 5, Unity 1. The Rockets (4-16) dropped a nonconference decision despite an RBI from Logan Flesch and two hits from Jeremy Gallivan.

STM, Uni to vie for 1A girls soccer title

DECATUR — The St. Thomas More girls' soccer team could've come out slow in Wednesday's Class 1A Decatur Lutheran Regional semifinal against Judah Christian.

Area girls' soccer leaders (As of May 8, 2018)


Player, School Goals

Johnson-Monfort, Mahomet-Seymour 34

DuPree, Central 25

Maupin, Monticello 25

Ruckman, University High 18

Schmitt, St. Thomas More 16

Woods, Centennial 16

Liebach, St. Thomas More 14

Bloomberg. St. Thomas More 13

Murray St. Thomas More 12

Liggett, Danville 11

N-G girls' soccer top 5, May 9, 2018

Local Class 1A regional semifinal action gets underway today, while Class 2A squads next week will take the pitch for postseason play. Preps coordinator COLIN LIKAS weights in with his rankings:


Tuesday's prep highlights: Coetzee, Bulldogs outlast Sabers

In baseball

Arthur Okaw Christian 2, Hammond Baptist (Ind.) 1. Three hits and an RBI from Michael Miller and an RBI single from Derrick Shetler proved to be enough offense to lift the Conquering Riders to a nonconference win in eight innings. Peyton Trier went the distance on the mound and didn't surrender an earned run.