Prep Sports Notebook: SJO golf wins, Unity volleyball wins barn burner


SJO volleyball drops another match

The Spartan volleyball team falls after three sets to Bismarck-Henning-Rossville-Alvin 14-25, 25-21, 18-25.

SJO's junior varsity and freshmen squads cruised by the Lady Blue Devil underclass with 2-0 victories.

The varsity squad will attempt to move back toward .500 on Monday when they host the St. Teresa Bulldogs.


Unity prevails in volleyball win over Mattoon

The Rockets notch a 2-1 victory after securing wins in the first and third set of their non-conference match against the Green Wave. Unity won the first set by five points, 25-20 but could not string together enough offense in the second, which ended in an 18-25 loss. In a thrilling finish, the team battled to take the final set, 25-23.

Next in their sight, Unity (1-2) travels to Champaign to take on the Central Maroons on Tuesday.


SJO soccer loose on the road

Aiden Cromwell scored St. Joseph-Ogden's only goal in the first half during his team's non-conference road match against Urbana University High School. Spencer Wilson tallied the assist in the Spartans' 3-1 loss.

With 11 minutes to-go in the first half, Uni senior Teo Chemia tied up the score 1-all. Playing a physical second half, the Illineks then tacked on two more goals courtesy of Arya Thirodira and another later from sophomore Leor Gal.

Goalie Hunter Ketchum successfully repelled 21 attacks on his goal.

The Spartans travel to Danville on Monday in search of a second win of the season. Meanwhile, Uni High will host Champaign Central on Tuesday for their next match.


Spartan golf team rise to the top

The St. Joseph-Ogden (6-0) golf team hit the links at Willow Pond in Rantoul against a team from Fisher and Hoopeston on Thursday. The Spartans carded 172 strokes on the front nine of the course to win the tri-match.

Fisher took second with a 203, while Hoopeston Area's top six players finished with a 237.

The Spartans were led by Ashten Cafarelli's 38 and Jacob Kern's 43 strokes. McGwire Atwood finished one more behind Kern with 44.


The St. Joseph-Ogden (6-0) golf team hit the links at Willow Pond in Rantoul against a team from Fisher and Hoopeston on Thursday. The Spartans carded 172 strokes on the front nine of the course to win the tri-match.

Fisher took second with a 203, while Hoopeston Area's top six players finished with a 237.

The Spartans were led by Ashten Cafarelli's 38 and Jacob Kern's 43 strokes. McGwire Atwood finished one more behind Kern with 44.


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