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LEXINGTON — Sydney Vetter recorded 10 digs as Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley's volleyball team lost 25-21, 25-11 Thursday in the Heart of Illinois Conference Tournament consolation semifinals to LeRoy.
GCMS (3-18) will go into the IHSA Class 2A Paxton Regional as the No. 5 seed. The Falcons will face No. 4-seeded Heyworth at 6 p.m. Monday.
CLIFTON – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School reached the 20-win mark with a 25-15, 25-19 victory Thursday over Gardner-South Wilmington in the third-place match of the Sangamon Valley Conference Tournament.
Two days after breaking the school’s single-season record for most kills, Sarah Watts led PBL with 10 kills against G-SW. She now has 261 kills this season.
LEXINGTON — Tremont defeated Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 25-10, 25-20 in the first round of the Heart of Illinois Conference Tournament Tuesday, Oct. 21.
The Falcons will play in the consolation semifinals against LeRoy at 5:15 p.m. today.
CULLOM — Christ Lutheran defeated Tri-Point’s junior varsity team 25-14, 25-17 Monday, Oct. 20.
Decatur Christian defeated the Crusaders 21-25, 25-14, 25-15 Tuesday, Oct. 21.
CLHS will play in the East Central Illinois Conference Friday and conclude Saturday.
CLIFTON – Prior to the Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School volleyball team’s two Tuesday matches in the Sangamon Valley Conference Tournament, senior Sarah Watts had 233 kills for the 2014 season.
She needed six more to become the all-time single-season kills leader, a title that, prior to Tuesday, belonged to both Ashley Vance (in 2001) and Lindsay Herriott (in 2004).
CLIFTON — There will be a 50/50 raffle during the SVC volleyball tourney all week to benefit Watseka's Hayden Schaumburg and his family.
A 50/50 drawing will also take place at the Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School football game this Friday.
MONDAY, Oct. 20
Match 1 — Cissna Park def. Momence 25-16, 25-15
Match 2 — Gardner-South Wilmington def. Dwight 25-22, 12-25, 25-23
Match 3 — Cissna Park def. Gardner-South Wilmington 25-15, 25-12
Match 4 — Dwight def. Momence 25-12, 26-24
TUESDAY, Oct. 21
BUCKLEY — The Christ Lutheran volleyball team lost 25-18, 25-21 Tuesday, Oct. 14, to DeLand-Weldon.
“We played really well,” CLHS head coach Sue Luhrsen said. “Serving was the main issue in the first game, but in the second game, we played well."
The Crusaders (3-12-1) lost 25-12, 25-19 Thursday to Urbana University High School.
CLIFTON — The Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School volleyball team will begin play in the Sangamon Valley Conference Tournament Tuesday in Clifton.
The goal for PBL, according to head coach Kristin Oyer, is to win it all. If the Panthers win two of their matches in the tournament — they will play three — they will meet another goal, which is to win 20 matches.
DWIGHT — The Paxton-Buckley-Loda and Dwight High School volleyball teams went into Thursday’s match tied for third place in the Sangamon Valley Conference with 3-2 records each.
Despite the absence of Sydney Porter, the Panthers prevailed 25-17, 25-20.