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Christ Lutheran volleyball loses in regional semifinals

CISSNA PARK -- The Christ Lutheran volleyball team lost 25-8, 25-17 Tuesday to Cissna Park in the Class 1A Cissna Park Regional semifinals to end its season with a record of 5-16-1.

PBL volleyball season ends with loss in regional semifinal to St. Thomas More

PAXTON – As far as regional volleyball matches between No. 2 and No. 3 seeds go, Tuesday’s IHSA Class 2A Paxton Regional semifinal match between St. Thomas More and Paxton-Buckley-Loda reached expectations in terms of competitiveness.

Volleyball regional roundup: GCMS loses, Christ Lutheran wins in quarterfinals

PAXTON – Another fall, another losing season.

A year after finishing with a 4-23 record, Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley’s volleyball team had three wins and 19 losses in the 2014 season, which ended Monday with a 25-18, 25-15 loss in the IHSA Class 2A Paxton Regional quarterfinals to Heyworth.

GCMS volleyball loses in HOIC Tournament consolation match, will face Heyworth in regionals

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.

PBL volleyball reaches 20 wins, takes third place in SVC Tournament

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.

GCMS volleyball loses to Tremont, will face LeRoy in HOIC Tournament

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.

Christ Lutheran defeats Tri-Point JV, loses to Decatur Christian

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.

PBL volleyball player Sarah Watts sets new school record; Panthers to play for third place in SVC Tournament

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).

SVC Volleyball Tournament to raise money for hospitalized Watseka football player

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.

SVC Volleyball Tournament update — 10-20-14

At Clifton
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