Tennis

Tennis

Signing Day 2018-19: Locals heading to college

Photos from local high school athletes during the 2018-19 school year signing with their various colleges to continue athletic careers. Submit your photo at clikas@news-gazette.com.

Thursday's prep highlights: Ellis stays alive in consolation bracket

In girls' tennis

Class 2A state tournament

STM duo adds to family legacy in tennis

CHAMPAIGN — Schacht and Mills. It's the representation for St. Thomas More girls' tennis at this week's Class 1A state tournament.

Longtime area fans of the sport might find those names familiar.

And for good reason: Schacht and Mills donned the Champaign Central maroon and white in the 1987 boys' tennis state showcase.

Athletes of the Week: Erin Houpt and Alex Higgs

This year, we're giving our weekly honorees the chance to show off their teammates. Nominate athletes to Colin Likas at clikas@news-gazette.com

Area girls' tennis leaders: Oct. 15, 2018

SINGLES

PLAYER, TEAM W-L PCT.

Lily Hall, Urbana 3-0 1.000

Lauren Ellis, Danville 29-4 .879

Aviv Sagiv, Centennial 18-4 .818

Gurveena Singh, Centennial 26-7 .788

Erin Houpt, Danville 20-6 .769

Emma Towne, Danville 16-5 .762

Chikako Barnes, Champaign Central 9-3 .750

Zoe Doehring, Mahomet-Seymour 3-1 .750

Saturday's prep highlights: Danville, Centennial tennis win titles

Class 1A Oakwood Regional

Area girls' tennis leaders: Oct. 8, 2018

SINGLES (Minimum two matches)

PLAYER, TEAM W-L PCT.

Lily Hall, Urbana 2-0 1.000

Lauren Ellis, Danville 20-4 .833

Aviv Sagiv, Centennial 15-3 .833

Angela Xu, Centennial 20-5 .800

Gurveena Singh, Centennial 19-6 .760

Chikako Barnes, Champaign Central 9-3 .750

Zoe Doehring, Mahomet-Seymour 3-1 .750

Saturday's prep highlights: Sheafe, Monticello volleyball shine

In volleyball

Paxton-Buckley-Loda Classic

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