The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

September 18, 2013

Danville soccer rallies in second half

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---- — DANVILLE — The Vikings scored all three of their goals in the second half as they defeated Mattoon 3-1 in non-conference action on Tuesday at Ned Whitesell Field.

Grascon Torres assisted in the first two goals, setting up Mikee Maniquis one minute and 30 seconds into the second half and would get a corner kick in for Jon Huff to use his head seven minutes later.

After Mattoon cut the lead to 2-1, Luis Rubio scored from 20 yards out to clinch the win with two minutes left.

Cameron Griffin had six saves for Danville, who are 3-3-3 and will host Normal Community on Saturday.

Hoopeston Area 9, Schlarman 0

DANVILLE — Levi Stebbins had two goals as the Cornjerkers built up a 8-0 halftime lead against the Hilltoppers.

Andrew Samet, Chase Bouse, Trey Anderson, Cassidy Dixon, Kyle Warren and Jonathan Linares all had goals for Hoopeston Area while Crose had two assists and Nathan Michael, Anderson, Tanner Burton, Linares and Charlie Warner each had one assist.

Trey Layden had three saves in goal for the Cornjerkers are 10-1 and 3-0 in the Vermilion Valley Conference and will play Salt Fork/Westville on Thursday.

Chris Kuchefski had 13 saves in goal for Schlarman Academy, who will play Covington on Monday.

Oakwood 3, Bis-Henn 1

BISMARCK — After giving the Blue Devils the early lead with an own goal, the Comets fought back to get the win.

Mitchell Day, Owen Bennett and Steven Mackiewicz each had goals for Oakwood, while Mason Welch had an assist.

Landon Turner had seven saves in goal for the Comets, who are 5-6-3 and will play Georgetown-Ridge Farm on Thursday.

Conner Wilson had four saves for Bismarck-Henning, who are 2-3-1 and will play Schlarman Academy on Thursday.

Salt Fork/Westville 6, Geo-RF 0

CATLIN — Noah Darr was involved in all six goals for the Storm, scoring four goals and assisting on the other two in the shutout win over the Buffaloes.

Jordan Romo and Noah Jordan each had goals for Salt Fork/Westville while Jordyn Woods had an assist.

Aaron Marx had four saves in goal for the Storm, who are 5-2 and will take on Hoopeston Area on Thursday.

Deven McGowan and Clayton Roberson each had nine saves in goal for Georgetown-Ridge Farm.

Covington 8, South Vermillion 2

COVINGTON, Ind. — The Trojans exploded for seven goals in the first half as they were able to cruise against South Vermillion.

Travis Coleman had two goals and two assists for Covington, while Zeb Newlin had two goals and one assist. Justin Long had a goal and a assists while Adam Randles, Noah Navarre and Ermir Bektesoski each had one goal.

Covington is 5-1-1 and will play Western Boone on Thursday.

PREP CROSS COUNTRY

Attica competes in invite

FLORA, Ind. — Kenny Little took third in the boys race with a time of 18 minutes, 13 seconds as the Red Ramblers took third as a team at the Carroll County High School Invitational.

CJ Day was 10th for Attica (19:43) while Andrew Mason was 16th (20:11).

In the girls race, Carly Stoll had the highest finish for the Red Ramblers with a time of 22:48, which got her ninth place as the team took fourth. Jessica DeSutter was 18th (25:08) while Ashley Brindle was 19th (25:11).

PREP BOYS GOLF

Judah Christian 196, Schlarman 198

MAHOMET — Dean Lambert led the way for the Hilltoppers with a 43, but it was not enough as they lost to Judah Christian at the Lake of the Woods Golf Course.

Sarah Daily shot a 47 for Schlarman Academy while Reed Steiner carded a 52 and Devon Gondry had a 56.

The Hilltoppers will host Bismarck-Henning on Thursday.

PREP BOYS TENNIS

Fountain Central 4, Rockville 1

VEEDERSBURG, Ind. — The doubles teams of Doug Keeling and Ladd Warner and Holden Helms and Austin Wright each got wins as the Mustangs got past the Rox.

Kody Keeling and Dallas Otero each had singles wins for Fountain Central, who are 7-5 and will play Benton Central today.

Turkey Run 4, Covington 1

MARSHALL, Ind. — Amit Shah and Brendan Woolwine won in doubles for the only win of the day for the Trojans against the Warriors.

Ethan Snyder lost a three-set match with two tie-breakers in singles for Covington, who will take on Rockville on Thursday.

PREP VOLLEYBALL

Normal West 2, Danville 0

NORMAL — Mackenzie King had two kills as the Vikings lost to the Wildcats 25-11, 25-9 in Big 12 Conference action.

Ashley Forthenberry had a kill and a block for Danville, who is 2-11 and ill play at the Bradley-Bourbonnais Tournament on Saturday.

Salt Fork 2, Chrisman 1

CHRISMAN — Britton Seamon had 11 kills, four blocks and four aces as the Storm got past the Cardinals 23-25, 26-24, 25-22 in Vermilion Valley Conference action.

Emilie McFadden had 13 kills and two aces fro Salt Fork while Jenny Kimbro and Leah Hall each had five kills, Allie Trosper had 34 assists and Laken Waltz had 14 digs.

The Storm are 9-2 and 2-0 in the VVC and will play Armstrong-Potomac on Thursday.

Oakwood 2, Westville 1

FITHIAN — Peyton Jones had nine kills and seven blocks as the Comets got past the Tigers 9-25, 25-7, 25-21.

Makayla Gayler had five kills and seven digs for Oakwood while Tayler Obenland had six blocks and Sadie Edwards added 17 assists.

Lauren Barthalow had three kills and three aces and Mariah Rolinitis had three kills and four digs for Westville while Mikayla Rolinitis had three blocks, Adrianne Pate had seven assists and two blocks and Morgan Gallion had four assists and two aces.

The Comets will take on Georgetown-Ridge Farm on Thursday while Westville will host Chrisman.

Geo-RF 2, Milford 0

GEORGETOWN — Kelsey Buckman had eight kills and two aces as the Buffaloes defeated the Bearcats 25-22, 25-19.

Lexi Silva had six kills and two blocks for Georgetown-Ridge Farm while Hannah Brandt had 10 assists.

The Buffaloes will host Oakwood on Thursday.

North Vermillion 3, West Vigo 2

CAYUGA, Ind. — Taylen Balding had seven kills, six blocks and 10 digs as the Falcons defeated West Vigo 25-18, 25-22, 19-25, 13-25, 15-11.

Ashton Karr had 21 digs and two aces for North Vermillion, who will host their own invitational on Saturday.

Benton Central 3, Covington 2

OXFORD, Ind. — Brooke Ahrens had 14 kills, 12 assists and five aces but it was not enough as the Trojans lost 18-25, 25-17, 25-18, 13-25, 9-15.

Regan Foster had 13 kills and three aces for Covington while Adison Smith had 16 assists and Kendra Wallace had 32 digs.

The Trojans are 5-5 and will take on Fountain Central on Thursday.