Mahomet-Seymour boys’ cross-country
Why he was chosen: The Mahomet-Seymour senior won the Corn Belt title last Saturday with a time of 14 minutes, 36.81 seconds, guiding the Bulldogs to the team title as well in Eureka.
RANK, TEAM STATE QUALIFIERS
1. Centennial Lauren Neitzel, Madison Scaggs, Jacklyn Gunn and Jasmine Lee
2. St. Thomas More Mia Stipes and Caroline Waddell
3. Champaign Central Olivia Dodds and Kelly Wright
4. Urbana Uni High Grace Qui and Lindsay Huang
It's Week 9 of the high school football season. How many teams are already in the playoffs? Who has work left to do? And who wins the annual rivalry game between Centennial and Central? Preps coordinator Anthony Zilis is here to deliver answers to any of that and whatever other preps-related topic is on your mind. His weekly chat gets started at 12:30 p.m.
(Minimum two matches)
PLAYER, TEAM POS. W-L PCT.
Willa Olson, Centennial No. 5 3-0 1.000
Gressa Olson, Centennial No. 4 8-1 .889
Vermilion County Tournament
■ Armstrong Potomac 2, Bismarck-Henning 0. Mackenzie Vinson had a double-double with 12 assists and 11 digs — while chipping in four kills — to lead Armstrong-Potomac to a 25-21, 25-23 sweep.
The majority has spoken, was heard and can applaud itself for an IHSA change.
More than three-fourths of schools that responded (203 of 265) to an IHSA survey were in favor of creating two classes for the boys’ and girls’ tennis state championships.
On Wednesday, the IHSA Board of Directors voted to expand the annual tournaments starting with the next school year.
Westville finished third at the Class 1A Schlarman Regional behind a strong all-around performance, with Nick Pinter posting an 80, Tyler Strako carding an 82 and Anthony Glass coming in with an 89.
Six honored by Urbana athletics
Four former multi-sport athletes were inducted into the Urbana Hall of Fame last Friday during halftime of the Tigers’ football game against Peoria Notre Dame.
St. Thomas More soccer/golf
Sangamon Valley tournament
■ Watseka 2, Dwight 0. The Warriors used nine kills from McKensie Hagen and eight from Katie Kidwell in a 25-12, 25-20 win. Emily Bunting added 23 assists and two aces.