Tennis

Tennis

Thursday's highlights: Danville volleyball rallies for win

In volleyball

■ Normal U-High 2, Centennial 0.
Miaya Peacock had four kills and six service aces for the Chargers in a 25-20, 25-21 home loss.

■ Danville 2, Bismarck-Henning 1. The Vikings rallied to a 9-25, 25-23, 25-13 home victory behind Mackenzie King’s seven kills.

HS Tennis: Central girls vs. Mattoon 2013

Champaign Central girl's tennis during their match against Mattoon at Atkins Tennis Center in Urbana on Wednesday, September 4, 2013.

 

Kroner: Central's losing streak to end!

Prep sports coordinator Fred Kroner said the Maroons will end their 10-game football slump by beating Urbana on Friday. It's on this week's podcast, which you can listen to by clicking here

Tuesday's prep highlights: STM volleyball victorious

In volleyball

St. Thomas More 2, Fisher 0. Tori McCoy’s nine kills led a balanced attack that carried the visiting Sabers to a 25-13, 25-10 win. courtney wax and Lexi Wallen contributed seven kills apiece for STM. Jessie Head racked up 11 blocks for Fisher.

Saturday's prep highlights: Storm victorious

In football
Salt Fork 30, Arcola 0. Jacob Hughes scored in the third quarter on a 1-yard run in the resumption of Friday’s weather-suspended game. When stormy weather again interrupted play later in the quarter, the game was called final. Salt Fork’s Taylor Kirby finished with 131 yards rushing.

Thursday's prep highlights: STM, Centennial post volleyball wins

In volleyball

St. Thomas More 2, Urbana 1. Lexi Wallen’s double-double (15 kills, 26 digs) helped the Sabers fend off host Urbana 25-23, 25-27, 25-23. Tori McCoy contributed 12 kills and four service aces for STM. Anna Billman led the Tigers with 10 blocks, and Chelsea Skinner added 10 digs.

Tuesday's prep highlights: B-H makes history

Highlights from a busy Tuesday schedule:

In boys’ soccer

Tennis COY: Central's Scott Davis

Why: The Maroons captured their fourth consecutive sectional championship, edging Centennial 24-23 while advancing entries to championship matches in both singles and doubles, earning Davis the repeat choice as the area’s top coach.

Tennis POYs: Roth and Mestre

URBANA — Alex Mestre walks barefoot along the hardwood floor at his family’s home in Urbana.

It’s a warm day in June, so the recent Urbana University High graduate is sporting navy blue shorts and dark gray T-shirt.

Mestre, Roth finish 5-2 at state

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS — Urbana Uni High’s Alex Mestre and Edo Roth picked up another victory at the state tennis meet Saturday.

The Illineks beat Rockford Boylan’s Adam Dahlberg and Nate Muldowney 6-2, 6-4 in the consolation quarterfinals.

In the consolation semifinals, Lake Forest’s John Zordani and Scott Christian won 7-6(5), 6-3.