Athletes of the Week: Arcola's Miller, Centennial's Gonzalez

Clayton Miller
Arcola/ALAH golf

Why he was chosen: The senior guided the Purple Riders to the Little Okaw Valley Conference tournament title by earning runner-up honors with a 76. He also carded rounds of 36 and 31 in two different meet wins for Arcola/ALAH.

Tuesday's highlights: McFarland wins golf tourney

In volleyball

■ Bloomington 2, Central 1. Maranda Day had 12 digs, Rachel Hurt smashed seven kills and Taya Westfield and Rylee Hinton each had two blocks for the Maroons in their 25-12, 19-25, 25-19 road loss.

■ Danville 2, Urbana 1. Hannah Davenport and Jaida Barbee each had five kills for the host Tigers in a 23-25, 25-16, 25-21 loss.

Monday's highlights: Hayasaki leads at Big 12 tourney

In volleyball
Blue Ridge 2, Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 0. Jessica Gilbert had 22 assists as Blue Ridge posted a 25-12, 25-10 win in Gibson City. Maddy Hopkins landed nine kills for the Knights and Hannah Brackenhoff had nine digs. GCMS’ Jessalyn Davis had nine digs.

Area prep statistics: Girls' tennis (Sept. 27)

(Minimum two matches)

Victoria Gonzalez, Centennial    No. 1    12-0    1.000
Madison Scaggs, Centennial    No. 1    12-1    .923

Sept. 29 prep sports chat

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 12:30pm

What area football teams might contend for a state title in two months? What Week 6 games are the ones to watch? Who is standing out in volleyball, boys' soccer, girls' swimming and the other fall sports? Preps coordinator Anthony Zilis is chatting at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, so pepper him with questions about the local high school sports scene.

Thursday's highlights: Central tops Urbana in volleyball

In volleyball

■ Champaign Central 2, Urbana 0. Brittany Anglin had 12 assists and Maranda Day delivered nine digs, pacing the host Maroons to a 25-11, 25-17 victory. Ashia Ravanh had five kills for the Tigers.

Athletes of the Week: Wyatt Edwards and Kalista Klann

Wyatt Edwards
Bismarck-Henning football

Why he was chosen: The junior was efficient during the Blue Devils’ 42-0 home win against Oakwood last Friday. The 5-foot-3, 125-pound quarterback only threw three passes, but they all went for touchdowns in the second half. He tallied 117 passing yards to help B-H win its third consecutive game.

Wednesday's highlights: Iroquois West girls' golf tops GCMS

In boys’ golf
At Gibson City. Matt Hunt (43), Connor Birky (44) and Logan Davis (44) paced Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley at Railside, with Hunt taking medalist honors. The Falcons defeated Iroquois West 177-202. The Raiders were led by Jacob Reitz (47), Justin Kuipers (49) and Calvin Tammen (49).

Tuesday's highlights: Arcola boys' golf sets record

In volleyball
Champaign Central 2, Normal West 0. Maranda Day provided 14 digs and Taya Westfield slammed six kills for the Maroons as they clobbered Normal West 25-22, 25-21 in a match played at Normal.