Local teams advance in tournaments


Staff report



Urbana’s Maleah Murphy (pictured) had 17 digs in Saturday’s win over Northwestern in the Division II sectional.

Urbana’s Maleah Murphy (pictured) had 17 digs in Saturday’s win over Northwestern in the Division II sectional.


NEW CARLISLE – Urbana beat Northwestern, 25-8, 25-18, 25-18 in the Division II volleyball sectional on Saturday.

For UHS (10-14), Emily Skelley had 21 kills, 11 digs and 6 aces, Camille McIntosh had 8 kills, Arianna Cydrus had 5 kills, Shelby Stoops had 3 kills, 5 digs and 2 blocks, Ella Taylor had 34 assists, 3 aces and 13 digs and Maleah Murphy added 17 digs.

The Hillclimbers advance to play Tipp on Wednesday at 6 p.m. at Tecumseh in a district semifinal.

Graham wins

NEW CARLISLE – Graham defeated Brookville, 25-18, 25-17, 25-15, in the Division II volleyball sectional on Saturday.

The Falcons advance to play Greenville here on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.

Tigers advance

BROOKVILLE – WL-S beat Dayton Christian, 25-17, 25-19, 25-22 in the Division III volleyball sectional on Saturday.

For the Tigers (19-5), Gabby Williams had 31 assists, 4 kills, 9 digs and was 13/13 serving, Michele Smith had 15 kills, 12 digs, was 5/6 serving and 4/5 on serves received, Selena Weaver had 8 kills, 2 digs and 2 blocks, Kaleigh Wilcox had 12 digs, was 16/16 serving with one ace and 6/8 serves received and Chiarra Prodda had 5 kills, 11 digs, was 9/9 serving with one ace and 15/15 on serves received.

WL-S advances to play Miami East in a district semifinal here on Tuesday at 6 p.m.

WL-S soccer wins

The WL-S boys soccer team advanced to the sectional final with a 3-1 win over visiting Dayton Christian on Saturday.

Tied 1-1 at the half, the Tigers secured the victory with 2 second-half goals. Jack Eggleston evened the score at 1-1 with a conversion off a corner kick in the first half.

In the second half, Ian Wolfe put the Tigers ahead with a goal with under 10 minutes remaining. Then, Lance Baldwin clinched the win with his goal 5 minutes later. Gavin Harrison, Mason Powell and Wolfe each had an assist for the Tigers and Logan Saylor had 11 saves in goal.

WL-S (15-2-1) advances to play Bethel on Tuesday at Wayne High School at 7 pm.

JH football

Triad defeated Fairbanks, 18-0.

Awesom Mitchell had touchdown runs of 34 and 26 yards and 4 sacks on defense.

Caleb Thomas added to the scoring with a 90-yard punt return TD and a sack on defense.

Kane Bailey contributed to the shutout with 2 sacks, while Russell House also had a sack.

Urbana’s Maleah Murphy (pictured) had 17 digs in Saturday’s win over Northwestern in the Division II sectional.
https://www.urbanacitizen.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/36/2019/10/web1_murphy-1.jpgUrbana’s Maleah Murphy (pictured) had 17 digs in Saturday’s win over Northwestern in the Division II sectional.

Staff report