DANVILLE — Schlarman Academy announced on Monday that O.J. Harrison will be the head coach for the girls basketball team this season.
Harrison, who has been an assistant for the past three seasons for the Hilltoppers, will take over for Keith Peoples, who led the Schlarman Academy girls basketball team to back-to-back state titles in 2018 and 2019.
In his playing career, Harrison, a graduate of Danville High, started his collegiate career at Vincennes, then went to Utah State and finished up at the University of North Dakota. Schlarman Academy will officially introduce Harrison at 7:45 p.m. next Monday at the school.
Schlarman wins quadrangular
ROSSVILLE — The Hilltoppers and the Bearcats had an intense battle on Monday at Hubbard Trail.
Schlarman Academy pulled out a three-shot victory over Milford (189-192) while Cissna Park (241) was third and Hoopeston Area (252) was fourth.
Gabe Huddleston claimed medalist honors for the Hilltoppers with a 9-over 44, while teammate Mark Lucas and Milford’s James Birch tied for second with 11-over 46s.
Seeger claims Bi-County title
COVINGTON, Ind. — Four scores of 57 or better allowed the Seeger Patriots to claim the first-ever Bi-County girls golf championship at Rivercrest Golf Club on Monday.
Jude Hunter of Seeger and Corrine Moore of Covington shared medalist honors with each player shooting a 49.
Meghan Beyer (50) and Kaylee Kerr (55) were also in the top five for the Patriots. Attica’s Courtney Miller was fourth with a 52. Covington was second as a team with a 242, while Attica (243) was third and Fountain Central (253) finished fourth.
Covington 5 Parke Heritage 0
ROCKVILLE — The Trojans got a pair of three-set victories in doubles to complete the sweep of the Wolves.
Nolan Potter and Myles Potter picked up a 4-6, 7-6 (6), 6-4 victory at No. 1 doubles for Covington, while the No. 2 team of Nick Turner and Jackson Kindell claimed a 7-6 (4), 4-6, 6-2 triumph.Covington improves to 3-5 overall and 3-1 in the Wabash River Conference.
BHRA 2 Iroquois West 0
GILMAN — Sarah Story had a solid all-around game to lead the Blue Devils past the Raiders, 25-12, 25-17.
Story finished with four kills, seven digs, two blocks and five aces, which was a team-high for Bismarck-Henning/Rossville-Alvin.
Senior Emily Meidel finished with 18 kills, while Ashlynn Griffin had 18 assists.
Hoopeston 2 Donovan 0
HOOPESTON — Ali Watson had five kills and four blocks as the Cornjerkers defeated the Wildcats 25-15, 25-14 in a non-conference contest. Marissa Rush finished with 10 digs for Hoopeston Area, while Emma Glotzbach had five aces.
Paris 2, Geo-RF 0
GEORGETOWN — The Lady Buffaloes fell to 0-7 with a 25-22, 25-15 loss to the Tigers on Monday night.
Taylor Stal led the way for Georgetown-Ridge Farm with nine kills and three blocks, while Trinity Collins had three blocks and two aces.
Milford 2 St. Anne 1
MILFORD — Kaylee Warren had a double-double with 24 assists and 10 digs in the Bearcats 25-10, 24-26, 25-13 win over the Cardinals. Milford improves to 4-1-1 .
DACC finishes 5th at Vincennes
VINCENNES, Ind. — Putting two good rounds together is still a challenge for the Jaguars. On Sunday, Danville Area Community College finished fifth in the Vincennes Invite with rounds of 324 and 312 to compile a score of 636.
Former Westville standout Nick Pinter had the low score for the Jaguars (150) after rounds of 76 and 74. That was good enough for sixth place.
Rend Lake won the team title with a score of 588.