Schultz serves St. A to sectional final
After a first set where the whole team stepped up to win, St. Anthony's second-set efforts turned into a one-woman show at the Class 2A Newton Sectional semifinals.
St. Anthony went on a 16-0 run in the second to go up 20-4 and take complete control against Robinson.
Comets, Bulldogs, Cougars set for sectionals
Stew-Stras head coach Ronda Schlechte was impressed by Tri-County’s defense after losing to them during sectionals last season, but this year is different – now, the Comets’ defense is getting rave reviews.
Freshman frontrunner: Keller wins at sectionals
Coming into the final turn of the Class 1A Dectaur St. Teresa Sectional, there wasn’t another runner in sight behind St. Anthony freshman Anna Sophia Keller.
Still, with the race well in hand over the final stretch, Keller turned on the speed and sprinted toward the finish line, adding precious seconds to her first-place time.
Three Bombers make All-EIC team
Three of Brownstown/St. Elmo's players earned a place on the all-conference team. Levi Maxey, Jacob Behrends and Dalton Parks all earned honors.
Bulldogs, Cougars win regional titles
St. Anthony dominates Shelbyville
St. Anthony won the regional title on Thursday in straight sets, beating Shelbyville, 25-18 and 25-10, to advance to Tuesday's sectional semifinal against Robinson, in Newton.
Pair of big runs end Indians' season
For nearly 60 points Thursday night, the Altamont Indians and Edwardsville Metro East Lutheran Knights played about as even of a volleyball match as could be expected.
Those middle points were bookended by two big Metro East runs, powering the Knights to a 25-17, 25-15 win to end Altamont's season.
Comets overcome Neoga for regional title
The players make her nervous sometimes, especially when they fall behind Neoga by six points in the second set, but Stew-Stras battled back to win the regional championship on Thursday and left head coach Ronda Schlechte with a permanent smile.
Rematches highlight six regional final games
A number of area teams advanced in their regional tournaments on Tuesday with wins that put them in position to win a regional championship on Thursday.
At least two will move on to the sectionals, as four of the area teams are paired against one another. At most, six can advance to sectionals next week.
White, Indians advance to regional final
Only one team stood between the Altamont Indians and a berth in the Class 2A St. Elmo Regional final.
But for Indians coach Tim Dooling, it was a very frightening sight seeing the St. Elmo/Brownstown Eagles line up across from his squad.
Either his players didn't share his fear or they quickly overcame it, as Altamont rolled past St. Elmo 25-10, 25-13 to continue its season Tuesday night.
Comets, Indians win in straight sets
There will be a rematch of the three-set Gold Flight match-up from the National Trail Conference tournament between Stew-Stras and Neoga on Thursday, but neither team got there without having to chip away the spirit of excited opponents on Tuesday.
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