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BLOOMINGTON — The Christ Lutheran volleyball team won its second match of the year 25-20, 25-16 over Cornerstone Christian Academy Tuesday, Sept. 16.
The Crusaders picked up eight kills, six aces, four blocks and six assists in the victory.
CLHS (2-7-1) lost Thursday 25-23, 22-25, 15-16 to Danville First Baptist Christian.
PAXTON – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School volleyball team won 25-15, 25-9 Thursday over Momence.
Sarah Watts led the Panthers (9-4, 2-1 Sangamon Valley Conference) in kills with 14 while Skylar Harris had team highs in aces (3), digs (9) and service points (12).
Kellyn Maynard contributed a block while Eve Bahler finished the match with 19 assists.
GIBSON CITY – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley High School volleyball team lost 25-14, 25-11 to Flanagan-Cornell Thursday.
Hannah Kollross was the Falcons’ kills leader with three while Breanna Walder had two aces, Blythe Borton contributed five assists and Sydney Vetter added eight digs.
Flanagan-Cornell def. GCMS 25-14, 25-11
At Gibson City
PAXTON – The Sangamon Valley Conference’s Volley for the Cure night is set for Thursday, Oct. 9.
Pink T-shirts will be worn by volleyball teams during the following matches that night: Iroquois West at Clifton Central, Dwight at Momence and Watseka at Paxton-Buckley-Loda. The night will be used as a campaign to spread awareness for breast cancer.
PAXTON – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School volleyball team lost 25-21, 25-22 at home Tuesday to St. Joseph-Ogden.
Kellyn Maynard was the Panthers’ kills leader with seven and had one ace. Sydney Porter added two blocks while Skylar Harris compiled 10 digs and eight service points and Eve Bahler and Mackenzie Pierce had 14 assists and nine service points, respectively.
GIBSON CITY – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley High School volleyball team lost 25-11, 25-16 at home Tuesday to Blue Ridge.
Hannah Kollross was the Falcons’ leader in kills with four while Sydney Vetter held team leads in aces (1) and digs (13). Madi Thompson contributed a block while Blythe Borton and Taylor May added eight and seven assists, respectively.
GILMAN — The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley volleyball team won its first match of the season in three sets, rallying from a one-set deficit with a couple of two-point victories.
The Falcons (1-5, 0-2 Heart of Illinois Conference) hosted Blue Ridge Tuesday and will host Flanagan-Cornell-Woodland Thursday before traveling to Clifton for a match Monday.
PAXTON — The Paxton-Buckley-Loda volleyball team ended a two-match losing streak Monday with a 25-14, 25-12 win over Tuscola.
Sarah Watts led PBL in kills with 10 while Kellyn Maynard had two blocks.
Eve Bahler ended the match with team-highs in aces (3), assists (16) and service points (19). Skylar Harris added nine digs.
CISSNA PARK — The Paxton-Buckley-Loda volleyball team fell to a .500 conference record after losing 21-25, 25-15, 25-16 to Cissna Park in a Sangamon Valley Conference match Thursday.
Sarah Watts and Kellyn Maynard were the Panthers’ kills leaders with 11 and nine, respectively. Maynard, along with Mackenzie Pierce and Sydney Porter, each had one ace.
BUCKLEY – The Christ Lutheran volleyball team lost two matches over the past week to fall to a record of 1-6-1.
The Crusaders lost to Grace Baptist 25-21, 25-14 Monday, Aug. 8, and to DeLand-Weldon 25-12, 25-23 Thursday.
“We struggled with serving in both games,” CLHS head coach Sue Luhrsen said. “We’re still trying to mesh together.