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CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Throughout the season, Parkland College’s volleyball team sought to establish an identity of its own.
It was a tough task following a squad that was unbeaten and won a national championship in 2015.
Coach Cliff Hastings’ Cobras on Saturday nonetheless found a way to surpass their immediate predecessors.
Kellyn Maynard – The former Paxton-Buckley-Loda girls basketball standout had 20 points and 15 rebounds for Illinois Central College in a 65-42 win Saturday, Nov. 5, over Ellsworth Community College at the Konigsmark Classic in Mason City, Iowa.
PAXTON – Evie Ellis entered the IHSA Class 1A state cross country meet with some experience at the state level.
The Paxton-Buckley-Loda sophomore girls cross country runner was an IESA state qualifier in her junior high days, with her best two-mile time at 12:39.
Defensive award — Alex Pippin, Dylan Polson and Stefano Rodriguez
Offensive award — Dalton Coplea
Lineman award — Tyler Adkins
Most Improved — Keanan Crabb
Leadership award — Cole Eshleman
MVP Offense — Katelyn Riffle
MVP Defense — Katelyn Crabb
MVP All-Around — Kelsey Vaughn
Jordan Anderson – The former Paxton-Buckley-Loda football standout had three tackles, including one for a loss of yards, and half a sack for Knox College in a 33-27 win Saturday over Lawrence University.
Trent Wooten – The 2014 PBL graduate had three tackles, including half a tackle for a loss of yards, for Knox College’s football team last Saturday.
PAXTON – Katelyn Riffle and Kelsey Vaughn of the Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School volleyball team were each selected to the all-Sangamon Valley Conference first team.
Kalista Klann was selected to the second team while Katelyn Crabb received an honorable mention.
SANGAMON VALLEY CONFERENCE
Trent Wooten – The former Paxton-Buckley-Loda football standout had four tackles, including one for a 3-yard loss, for Knox College in a 55-17 loss Saturday to Lake Forest College.
Jordan Anderson – The 2015 PBL graduate had three tackles, including one half of a tackle for a loss of one yard, for Knox College’s football team on Saturday.
FORREST – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley seventh-grade girls basketball team beat Paxton-Buckley-Loda 21-12 on Tuesday in the semifinals of the Twin County Conference Tournament.
The Falcons outscored PBL 7-0 in second quarter and 10-1 in the fourth quarter.
PAXTON – For the third straight year, a volleyball season that saw Paxton-Buckley-Loda reach or surpass the 20-win mark ends in the regional semifinals.
With a 25-15, 25-16 loss to third-seeded Heyworth in the IHSA Class 2A Paxton Regional semifinals, the fifth-seeded Panthers remain winless in the postseason since 2012 and end the 2016 season with a record of 21-11.
MILFORD – Christ Lutheran’s volleyball team ended a winless season with a 25-17, 25-10 loss Monday to Judah Christian in the quarterfinals of the IHSA Class 1A Milford Regional.
The Tribe was lights out from the service line, nailing 15 aces in a 25-17, 25-10 regional quarterfinal win. Michelle Miller had seven aces and four kills for Judah.