Saturday's prep highlights: M-S runners take title

In boys’ cross-country

■ At Charleston. Mahomet-Seymour won the Charleston Cross-Country Invitational with an average time of 15 minutes, 44.02 seconds. Alex Keeble led the Bulldogs with a time of 14:58.51. Danville finished third, with an average time of 16:26.47.

Thursday's prep highlights: Chargers sweep in volleyball

In volleyball

■ Centennial 2, Normal U-High 0. Jaime Johnson had four kills, 17 assists and seven digs to pace the Chargers to a 25-21, 25-22 victory. Alivia Dew had five kills, and Devin Kyler contributed four kills.

Central volleyball finishes strong

CHAMPAIGN — Good starts are important in volleyball. Good finishes are even more significant.

Mahomet-Seymour got the jump on Champaign Central in Thursday’s nonconference match at Combes Gym, winning the opening set.

When the three-set slugfest had ended, the Maroons had rallied for a 22-25, 25-22, 25-15 triumph.

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Tuesday's prep highlights: Khachaturian lifts Chargers

In boys’ golf

■ At Champaign. Centennial shot 319 as a team — paced by Christian Khachaturian’s 77 — to win the Champaign County Invitational at Lincolnshire Fields Country Club. Urbana Uni High’s Varun Chopra earned medalist honors with a 76.

Athletes of the Week: Grammer and Bauer

Dylan Grammer, Blue Ridge soccer

Why he was chosen: The Knights won four matches last week, and Grammer was a key player in that start to the season. He scored once against Iroquois West but had two goals against Uni High, Fisher and Salt Fork.

Monday's prep highlights: Hanselman duo leads Monticello

In boys’ soccer
Monticello 3, Mount Zion 0. Luke Hanselman scored two goals and Noah Hanselman added one as the Sages won at Mount Zion. Richard Peake had three saves for Monticello (3-2).

Saturday's prep highlights: Centennial cruises

In football
■ Centennial 62, Morton 12. Jimmy Fitzgerald was 12 of 17 for 238 yards and four touchdowns for the Chargers. The game was postponed in the first quarter Friday night tied at 6.

Friday's prep highlights: Chargers duo leads way

SAVOY— A pair of Centennial golfers had top-10 finishes to help the Chargers place third  at the 18-team Champaign Central Invite at the UI Orange Course.

Christian Khachaturian and Isaac Overman each carded a 76 to pace the Chargers, who finished with a 311.