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El Paso-Gridley 2, Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 0. Eight assists from Jacey Goin and four kills by Allison Andreae weren’t enough for the Falcons in a 25-16, 25-14 defeat in their first and only consolation match to be played in the Heart of Illinois Conference Tournament.
MACKINAW – Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley High School’s volleyball team, the 14th-seeded team in the Heart of Illinois Conference Tournament, lost 25-10, 25-9 in the first round of the tournament to Deer Creek-Mackinaw on Tuesday.
Jacey Goin six assists and four digs for the Falcons, who will face No. 10-seeded El Paso-Gridley in a consolation match at 5:15 p.m. today.
BUCKLEY – Four of Christ Lutheran High School’s seven volleyball players celebrated senior night prior to Tuesday’s match against Decatur Christian.
Schlarman 2, Paxton-Buckley-Loda 1. Emily Christian had 24 assists as the Hilltoppers rallied from a one-set deficit at home to beat PBL, 24-26, 25-17, 25-22. Schlarman’s Janie Gross had 15 kills, Christian had 10, Reagan Gifford had seven and Aleksas Dietzen finished with five.
McLean County/HOIC Tournament
Jordan Anderson – The former Paxton-Buckley-Loda football standout had two tackles and one sack for Knox College in a 35-28 loss Friday to Illinois College.
Trent Wooten – The 2014 PBL graduate had three tackles and a pass breakup for Knox College’s football team.
DWIGHT – Sometimes, all a team needs is a little laughter.
After two losses in Saturday’s Sangamon Valley Conference Tournament via losses to Cissna Park and Watseka, Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School’s volleyball team needed a third game in its third-place match against Dwight.
■ Tri-Valley 2, Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 0. Jessalyn Davis had seven digs and Taylor Dueringer had four assists for GCMS, which lost 25-9, 25-13 in Downs to a 24-2 Tri-Valley team.
■ Urbana Uni High 2, Buckley Christ Lutheran 0. Kathryn Dullerud had 15 assists and Maya Greer had 10 kills for the Illineks, who won at home 25-16, 25-15.
GILMAN – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School volleyball team defeated Iroquois West 25-9, 25-13 on Thursday.
Katelyn Riffle led the Panthers in kills with eight while also recording a block. Kelsey Vaughn had six kills and nine digs while Kalista Klann had 23 assists, three digs and two kills.
SATURDAY, Oct. 15
SANGAMON VALLEY CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT
No. 2 PBL vs. No. 7 Iroquois West, 8:30 a.m.
No. 3 Cissna Park vs. No. 6 Clifton Central, 9:30 a.m.
PBL vs. Clifton Central, 10:30 a.m.
Cissna Park vs. Iroquois West, 11:30 a.m.
Clifton Central vs. Iroquois West, 12:30 p.m.
PBL vs. Cissna Park, 1:30 p.m.
GIBSON CITY – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley volleyball team lost 25-22, 25-18 Monday to LeRoy.
Jessalyn Davis led the Falcons with seven digs while Alison Andreae had three kills, Jacey Goin had two aces and six assists and Makenzie Bielfieldt had two blocks.
LeRoy def. GCMS 25-22, 25-13
At Gibson City