The La Salle-Peru volleyball team continued to roll through the NCIC Reagan Division with a victory over Dixon on Thursday night in Dixon.

The Lady Cavaliers improved to 20-1 overall and 9-0 in the Reagan with a 25-15, 25-11 victory over the Duchesses.

Leading the way for L-P was senior middle hitter Kalli Herron with 10 kills and seven points, while senior right-side hitter Brittnee Wojciechowski added seven kills, seven digs, 16 points and two aces.

Junior setter Courtney Carey totaled 25 assists, 10 points and six digs, and senior middle hitter Alyssa Tomaszewski killed six shots and served six points.

L-P now plays in the Dixon tournament Saturday.

n Reminder: L-P's match against Geneseo has been moved to Wednesday night at La Salle-Peru. It will be the Lady Cavaliers' Volley for the Cure night, when everyone is encouraged to wear pink. There will be various raffles throughout the night. Wednesday will also be Junior High Night, and all junior high players and coaches get in free.

Serena 14-25-25, Leland/Earlville 25-17-17

Mendota grad Meredith Eich guided the Lady Huskers to a three-game consolation win over the Lady Panthers on Thursday night in the Little 10 Conference Tournament.

Jessica Miller led L/E with seven kills to go along with seven assists, and Hailey Butts totaled 12 points and three aces. Morgan Musich totaled nine points, two aces and 13 assists.

Bureau Valley 25-25, Erie 14-17

The Storm improved their record to 15-7 overall and 8-3 in the Three Rivers Conference with a win over the Lady Cardinals on Thursday night in Manlius.

Aubrey Franklin put down nine kills with five points and three aces, and Lauren Hasbrook added eight points, four aces, four kills, one block, one assist and two digs.

El Paso-Gridley 25-25, Fieldcrest 13-15

Kim Janssen put down eight kills for the Lady Knights, but it wasn't enough for a Heart of Illinois Conference win over the Titans on Thursday in Toluca.

The Lady Knights fall to 3-12 overall and 0-8 in the HOI.


IVCC 25-25-23-19-15, Waubonsee 12-15-25-25-9

The Lady Eagles put together a complete performance Thursday night for an Arrowhead Conference victory in Oglesby.

IVCC improves to 10-11 overall and 5-3 in the Arrowhead with the win.

Streator Woodland grad Tori Pflibsen totaled 23 kills, while Ottawa grad Mandy Towne added 11 kills, 18 points and 17 digs and La Salle-Peru Christian grad Aimee Piontek totaled 10 kills.

Ottawa grad Randi Toynton set 34 assists, and La Salle-Peru grad Riley Gapinski totaled 10 points.


At Peru

Hall's boys and girls won their meets Thursday night at L-P's host meet at Baker Lake in Peru.

The Hall boys were led by T.J. Mosbach, who won the boys meet in a time of 16 minutes, 23.9 seconds. Teammate Austin Pelszynski took second in 17:53.8.

Putnam County's Adam Flores took third in 18:02.1, and La Salle-Peru's Vincent Walker took seventh in 18:32. St. Bede's Szymon Ligas led the Bruins with a ninth-place finish in 18:57.

Hall won the boys meet with 18 points, while Putnam County took second with 62.

Liz Mosbach won the girls race with a time of 20:43.7, while St. Bede's Lucy Stanke took second in 22:27.7.

La Salle-Peru's top finisher was Stephanie Perez, who took fifth in 23:44, and Putnam County's Brianna Downey took seventh in 24:06.2.

At Downs

Kinsly Tarmann led the Fieldcrest boys to a second-place finish Thursday night at Tri-Valley's host meet.

Tarmann took second in 15:58. while Jake Meyer, James Leigh and Guthrie Wyss finished 14th, 15th and 16th, respectively.

Katie Janssen highlighted the Fieldcrest girls' day, finishing fifth in 19:15.


Sterling 5, Mendota 0

The Trojans (5-11, 2-7 NCIC) wrapped up their regular season with a loss to the Golden Warriors on Thursday night in Mendota.

Women's Health Care Center Run/Walk

The Women's Health Center at Ottawa Regional will host its 5th Annual 5K Run/Walk for cancer awareness Saturday at the Ottawa YMCA.

Check-in is from 7:30-8:30 a.m. The race begins at 9 a.m. for runners and 9:15 a.m. for walkers. Costs is $20 day of race.

Run or walk along the scenic Illinois Michigan Canal and Ottawa Riverwalk. Participants will enjoy water stops along the course, event t-shirts, electronic timing with trophies presented to the top 3 male and female runners in each division, refreshments, and an interactive health fair with screenings, demonstrations, information, and giveaways for the entire family.

This race will help fund the Women's Health Community Wellness Center. This event is open to the public.

For further information, call (815) 431-5186.

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