The University High School girls golf team shot 307 to win the 18-team Central Catholic Saints Shootout at Prairie Visita Golf Course on Saturday.

Runner-up Central Catholic shot 331 followed by third-place Normal Community (333). Eureka was sixth (352).

Allison Enchelmayer of NCHS shot a 71 to win by two strokes over U High's Lexi Onsrud. The Pioneers' Maddison Murphy was third (75) followed by Central Catholic's Katie Steinman (76).

Also scoring for U High were Jadyn Spinks (78), Jaiden Mapuguy (82) and Abby Klein (82).

Central 5th in tourney: A 76 from Parker Wisdom helped the Central Catholic boys place fifth in the Monmouth-Roseville Titan Invitational.

Quincy Notre Dame won. The Saints shot 321 with Tommy Nelson shooting a 78, Ben Winslow an 81 and Ryan Sokol an 86.


West wins tournament: Normal West opened its season by winning the Mahomet-Seymour Tournament. The Wildcats captured a 3-0 win over Washington and a 5-2 victory over Mount Zion in the championship game.

Jake Davis had three saves in the shutout over Washington. Clayton Davis, Parker Theobald and Archimed Sabu had one goal each, while Jordan Walker had two assists.

Walker scored three goals against Mount Zion with Clayton Davis and Theobald adding one apiece. Assists were credited to Adam Conrad, Nick Cordero, Theobald, Jake Davis and Clayton Davis.

NCHS, Morton tie: Michael Reibling scored with 12 minutes remaining to match a first-half Morton goal and forge a 1-1 tie in nonconference action at Morton.

Isaac Olson assisted on Reibling’s goal, and Ironmen goalkeeper Matthew Wells had three saves. Both teams have a 2-0-1 record.

Cornerstone 2nd in tourney: Cornerstone (3-1) finished second in the eight-team Peoria Christian Charger Classic after going 1-1 on Saturday. The Cyclones downed Metamora, 5-3, and lost to tournament champion Champaign St. Thomas More, 2-1.

Cornerstone placed Moses Mabuswe, Brian Matipa and Zach Radel on the all-tournament team.

In its victory, Cornerstone received three goals from Kabuswe. Matipa chipped in two goals and two assists while Webby Phiri had one assist. The Cyclones outshot Metamora, 10-4, and keeper Sam Walker made one save.

Against St. Thomas More, Alec Anderson scored for Cornerstone. Both teams took four shots. Cyclone keeper Jeb Bender made two saves.


West wins openers: Normal West opened its season with home victories over Springfield Sacred Heart-Griffin and Quincy. The Wildcats received 11 kills from Carley Baughman and 22 assists from Dara Kane in a 25-19, 25-19 win over SHG (2-2). Laynie Yerington chipped in three aces and Aniya Monla had eight digs.

In a 25-15, 25-17 win over Quincy (1-2), Sam Williams paced the Wildcats with eight kills while Kane had 25 assists and four aces. Monla provided six digs.

Eureka wins tourney: Led by all-tournament stars Courtney Heffren and Hailey Flowers, Eureka went 5-0 to win the Kewanee Wethersfield Invitational. The Hornets downed Orion in the championship match, 21-19, 22-24, 15-10. In its semifinal with Erie-Prophetstown, Eureka won, 21-12, 21-10.

Earlier, the Hornets topped Rock Island Alleman (21-13, 18-21, 15-11), Princeville (21-11, 21-12) and Orion (17-21, 21-19, 15-13).

Saints go 2-3 in tourney: Central Catholic posted a 2-3 record in the Plainfield Cross Town Showdown to move its overall record to 4-3.

The Saints downed Marian Catholic (17-25, 25-16, 25-22) and Plainfield East (23-25, 26-24, 25-23) and lost to Homewood-Flossmoor (23-25, 25-15, 25-15), Lincoln-Way West (20-25, 25-19, 25-20) and Riverside-Brookfield (25-18, 27-29, 25-11).

Mallory Bergbower led Central in the tournament with 45 kills while Kate Moorman-Wolfe added 129 assists and six aces. Lauren O'Donnell had 84 digs and Abby Cox chipped in 31 service points.

Fieldcrest claims title: Fieldcrest defeated Spring Valley Hall, Galva and Plano in pool play, Sherrard in the semifinals and Plano again in the title match, 25-22, 23-25, 25-23, to earn the championship of the Hall Early Bird Tournament at Spring Valley.

Emma Petersen paced the Knights with a todal of 48 kills, Alyx Carls had 32 digs and Lexi Jochums 54 assists.

Tri-Valley takes second: Tri-Valley finished second at the Ottawa Tournament. The Vikings toppled Coal City, Streator and IVC before falling to Limestone, 25-18, 25-11.

Regan Danko led Tri-Valley with 46 digs over the four matches. Cece Kraft contributed 43 assists and Riley Owens 41.

Blue Ridge 2nd in own tourney: Blue Ridge lost in the championship match of its own 10-team invitational to Cerro Gordo, 25-4, 25-11, to cap a 4-1 showing. Cornerstone finished 0-4.

Blue Ridge placed Polly Reynolds, Hannah Brackenhoff and Avery Fisher on the all-tournament team.

Blue Ridge topped Urbana Uni High (25-5, 25-4), Lowpoint-Washburn (25-10, 25-12, Donovan (25-1, 25-11) and Heritage (25-19, 17-25, 15-8).


West girls 6th, boys 7th: The Normal West girls scored 129 points to finish sixth in the 14-team Normal West Invitational. The Wildcat boys tallied 149 to take seventh. Minooka swept the team titles with the girls scoring 58 and the boys 46.

Charlie Wetzel led the West boys in second (15:23) on the 3-mile Maxwell Park Course. Jared Kreis of Lincoln-Way Central won in 15:10. For the Wildcat girls, Mara Smith finished seventh (19:23). Minooka freshman Vivian Van Eck won in 18:07.



Reporter for Lee Enterprises Central Illinois.

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