Wednesday's highlights: Runyan, Ritz spark Central golfers

In girls’ golf


Tuesday's highlights: Hedge leads strong golf contingent

In boys’ golf


■ At Normal. Centennial’s Cameron Hedge fired a 72 to finish second at Ironwood to advance to next week’s sectional. Teammate Cole Hagan shot 77 and also advanced.


Teams of the Week: A-O volleyball shows way


Behind 23 kills and four blocks from Gillian Jones and 25 assists from Haley Williamson, the Bombers downed Cerro Gordo and Arcola at the Little Okaw Valley Conference tournament. Meggan Manning tallied 20 digs over the two games.

Athletes of the Week: McFarland and Pence

Kendyl McFarland
Monticello girls’ golf

Area prep statistics: Girls' tennis (Oct. 6)

(Minimum two matches)

Willa Olson, Centennial    No. 4    2-0    1.000
Hexuan Xie, Urbana    No. 3    3-0    1.000

Monday's highlights: Crose nets hat trick for Cornjerkers

In volleyball
St. Joseph-Ogden 2, Tri-Valley 1. Karlie Baker (32 assists, 11 digs) and Kylie Michael (20 kills, 12 digs) had double-doubles as the visiting Spartans won the tiebreaking set in Downs to get a non-conference win, 25-20, 18-25, 25-21, on Monday. Ryley Smith had 28 digs and three aces for SJ-O, which is 15-1. Tri-Valley is 17-6.

Thursday's highlights: Unity sweeps volleyball match

In volleyball

■ Chrisman 2, Armstrong-Potomac 0. Hannah Eddy had seven kills to lead a balanced Chrisman attack in the unbeaten Cardinals’ 25-20, 25-14 win. Mackenzie Vinson had eight assists and three kills for A-P.

Wednesday's prep highlights: Wagner perfect for Central tennis

In girls’ tennis

■ At Champaign. Jessica Wagner (No. 6 singles) didn’t lose a game, Diana Golmeeva (No. 5) won 12 of 13 games and Kelly Wright (No. 2) won 12 of 14 games in straight-set sweeps, highlighting Central’s 9-0 triumph against Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley.

HS Girls Tennis: Central vs. GCMS

Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley vs. Champaign Central in a tennis match at Lindsay Courts in Champaign in Champaign on Wednesday, Spetember 30, 2015.

Oct. 1 prep sports chat

Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 12:30pm

With the calendar flipped to October, that means high school postseason action is right around the corner. Who can clinch playoff spots this Friday night in football? What soccer postseason pairings are the best? When do volleyball seeds and pairings come out? What about cross country?