Prep highlights: STM volleyball sweeps Mahomet-Seymour

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Danville 2, Peoria Manual 0. The Vikings amassed 21 aces, including six from Jazzmyn Hicks and five more apiece from Kaitlin Loewenstein, Jaliyah Bankhead, and Audrey Hyde. Kelsey Wendell finished with three blocks and three digs as the Vikings won 25-5, 25-10.

HS Volleyball: STM vs. M-S

Mahomet-Seymour vs. St. Thomas More in a prep volleyball match at STM in Champaign on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017.

Sept. 14 prep sports chat

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 12:30pm

The high school football season is heating up, along with other fall sports seasons in the area. What teams can make a postseason push? What potential college recruits are out there at area schools? Preps coordinator Anthony Zilis is here to answer any and all of your questions starting in his 12:30 p.m. chat on Thursday. Feel free to submit questions ahead of time.

Area prep volleyball stats


(Minimum 2.00 average)

Player, School Kills Avg.

Emily Duis, Milford 95 5.59

Gabby Wessels, Cissna Park 87 4.35

Maddy Hopkins, Blue Ridge 52 4.33

Kennedy Bauer, Watseka 137 4.28

Riley Kinney, Westville 71 4.18

Prep Highlights: Anderson helps G-RF volleyball win ninth straight

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Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond 2, Sullivan 0.Taylor Powell and Hannah Wallen each compiled five kills for Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond and Madison Brown distributed 13 assists and made four digs, while five Knights each had two aces in a 25-11, 25-9 home win for ALAH (7-0) against Sullivan (0-9).

HS Volleyball: PBL vs. Tuscola 2017

Paxton-Buckley-Loda vs. Tuscola in a prep volleyball match at Tuscola High School on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017.

N-G Volleyball Top 10: Central new No. 1

An eventful week caused a shakeup in our weekly rankings. More from sports editor Matt Daniels:

1. Champaign Central, 14-5: Are the Maroons — who host Peoria Richwoods on Tuesday night — a bit streaky? Yes. Are they also the area's hottest team after winning Mahomet-Seymour's 16-team Bulldog Invitational? Absolutely.

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