In boys’ basketball
Bulldogs running to success
MAHOMET — One area of emphasis for Mahomet-Seymour boys’ cross-country coach Neal Garrison — whose squad is ranked third in Class 2A — is improvement, not just among his team leaders, but from any of the 31 runners on his team.
MONTICELLO — For the second time in three years, Monticello has received a Field of Excellence Award sponsored by Pioneer Athletics. The criteria includes quality of the field, striping and field decorations. Monticello was one of 73 secondary and college fields recognized for 2012.
TEAMS OF THE YEAR
1. St. Thomas More boys’ cross-country. State championship team had two seniors among top seven (Jacob Helfrich and Sean Kelley) with quality runners waiting to step in.
Senior Boys’ Athlete of the Year: Urbana’s Cameron Mammen
Alexus Jimson-Miller, Danville
URBANA — Senior Cameron Mammen, who won all 33 of his wrestling matches as a senior, was chosen as the Class 2A Outstanding Wrestler by the Illinois Wrestling Coaches and Officials Association. He received his award Sunday at the all-state banquet in Countryside.