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Saturday's prep highlights: Central, Tuscola post football wins

In football

■ Champaign Central 21, Dunlap 14. Central coach Nate Albaugh said he was miserable falling asleep Friday night, down 7-0 to Dunlap after nine minutes of a game that would be completed the following day.

Saturday’s night of sleep, presumably, was much better. Central scored two fourth-quarter touchdowns to squeak out a win.

Friday's highlights: Danville boys' soccer secures victory

DANVILLE — Conor Butts carded a 2-over-par 74 to lead Champaign Central to fourth place Friday in the Danville Invitational at Turtle Run Golf Course.

Cole Hagan totaled 75 to help Centennial finish eighth. Hunter Keith tallied 75 for Bismarck-Henning, which took 10th.

Normal U-High was first at 299, and Normal Community and Normal West tied for second at 305.

Thursday's prep highlights: Mennig hits milestone

In volleyball

■ Urbana 2, Rantoul 0. Emily Schluter had five kills for Rantoul, while Peyton Smith finished with eight digs and two aces for the Eagles, but Urbana pulled out a 25-11, 25-21 win. The victory was Tigers coach Erika Mennig’s 100th in her career.

Wednesday's prep highlights: Central volleyball sweeps

In volleyball
■ Central 2, Jacksonville 0. Maddie LeGrande had 10 kills and Dana Westfield added eight as Central swept Jacksonville 25-15, 25-18 at Champaign’s Combes Gym. Kelley McDonald had 12 assists for the Maroons, and Taya Westfield had three blocks.

Tuesday's prep highlights: Fisher/GCMS posts shutout

In boys’ soccer

■ Fisher/Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 1, Oakwood/Salt Fork 0. Nate Schutte’s second-half goal on an assist from Alec Johnson was the lone tally of the match. Jake Brewer stopped nine shots to earn the shutout.

■ Warrensburg-Latham 6, Unity 0. The visiting Rockets gave up three goals in each half.

Teams of the Week: M-S cross-country shows way

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Mahomet-Seymour girls’ cross-country

Lauren Whitehouse, Jenna Straub and Brisa McGrath finished one-two-three at the STM Corn Saber Classic on Saturday, all finishing the 3-mile race in 20 minutes, 8 seconds or less. Kayla Brady finished fifth in 20:40, and Olivia Meyer was eighth in 21:15.

Monday's highlights: Behrensmeyer leads STM soccer rout

In volleyball
Bismarck-Henning 2, Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 0. Stephanie Bott had six kills and eight digs as Bismarck-Henning (1-1) dispatched visiting GCMS 25-22, 25-20. Lindsey Andrews had seven kills and seven digs. Catie Spicer had 11 assists and Blue Devil teammate Amanda Rife had seven digs.

Sept. 3 prep sports chat

Thursday, September 3, 2015 - 12:30pm

Anthony Zilis was out at Tommy Stewart Field this past Friday night. What did he think of the Centennial football team? What other performances from Week 1 caught his eye? How are other fall sports going? Ask our prep sports coordinator about any prep-related topic you want and Zilis will give his insight during his 12:30 p.m. chat on Thursday. Submit inquiries ahead of time. 

Tuesday's prep highlights: Centennial tennis cruises

In girls’ tennis

■ At Urbana. Host St. Thomas More dropped a 5-4 decision to Normal West at Atkins Tennis Center, despite singles wins from Mia Stipes and Kayley Schacht. The Sabers got doubles wins from the teams of Delaney Tressler/Emma Powell and Maddie King/Emma Blomberg.

HS Girls Tennis: Centennial vs. Bloomington

Centennial vs. Bloomington in a prep tennis match at Lindsey Tennis Courts in Champaign on Tuesday, August 25, 2015.