Two area football games feature four unbeaten teams going against one another on Friday night. Who does preps coordinator Anthony Zilis like in the Okaw Valley Conference showdown featuring St. Joseph-Ogden at Monticello? Or in the Ford Country rivalry featuring Paxton-Buckley-Loda at Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley? What other fall sports storylines are capturing his attention?
■ Schlarman 3, North Vermillion (Ind.) 0. Emily Christian had 26 assists as the visiting Hilltoppers (5-3) won all three sets against their Indiana opponent, 25-8, 25-18, 25-7. Janie Gross had 10 kills and Arieal Scott had eight kills.
(Minimum two matches)
PLAYER, TEAM POS. W-L PCT.
Sophie Hafer, GCMS No. 4 3-0 1.000
Gressa Olson, Centennial No. 4 4-0 1.000
■ Champaign Central 49, Urbana 0. The host Maroons made quick work of Urbana on Saturday morning in the resumption of their suspended Big 12 game, with Central adding a touchdown apiece in the third and fourth quarters after bolting to a 35-0 halftime lead on Friday night before inclement weather intervened.
■ Centennial 2, Peoria Manual 0. Centennial got five kills from Kira Plackett and Alivia Dew chipped in four more in the Chargers’ 25-12, 25-5 Big 12 win.
MAHOMET — Mahomet-Seymour volleyball coach Chandra Steers didn’t know it was coming, but her team was ready and organized.
Before a home match against Champaign Central two weeks ago, an announcement was made that the Bulldogs would dedicate their season to Steers’ younger brother, Roudey Hensley, who was killed in a car accident by a drunken driver during the summer.
■ Cissna Park 2, Bismarck-Henning 0. Sophomore Gabby Wessels had eight kills and senior Addison Stoller landed seven as Cissna Park (10-1) topped Bismarck-Henning (4-7) 25-10, 25-18 in Bismarck. Anna Kaeb had 21 assists and Taylor Hasselbring six digs for the Timberwolves. B-H’s Lindsey Andrews had six digs and Catie Spicer had five assists.