High school volleyball

El Paso-Gridley improved to 8-1 on the season and opened the Heart of Illinois Conference volleyball campaign with a 25-15, 25-9 win over host Ridgeview Tuesday night.
    Madi Funk and Ashlyn Mool led the Titans at the net with 7 kills apiece. Addison Benedict had 8 assists and Ashlyn Stone collected 7. Sierra Carr led the servers with 12 points.
    Funk and Sophia Lowery each had 2 blocks on defense. Funk and Sami Allen each came up with 7 digs.
    Mya Tinsley led Ridgeview with 4 kills and had 2 blocks. Izzy Helmig made 5 assists with Kelly Jones serving 3 points. River Rosales had 8 digs.
Fieldcrest-LeRoy
    MINONK — Emma Petersen powered Fieldcrest to a 25-14, 25-22 win over LeRoy in the first HOIC match for each club.
    Petersen had 8 kills and Lexi Jochums garnered 10 assists for the Knights (8-0,1-0). Madi Hock and Alyx Carls each had 7 digs.
    Cara Livingston led LeRoy with 4 kills.
Lexington-Eureka
    EUREKA — Lexington had some punch in its offense but Eureka had more firepower in claiming a 25-10, 25-9 victory in HOIC play.
    Gracy Michal had 15 assists in running the LHS offense. Jayden Standish had 7 kills and Tia Hardt added 6 for the Minutemen.
    Standish led the defense with 7 digs. Megan Kelley and Skyler Friedmansky each had 5 digs.
Flanagan-Cornell-GCMS
    GIBSON CITY — It was Flanagan-Cornell who prevailed in a battle of the Falcons. The visiting birds triumphed 25-9, 25-12.
    Rachel Harrison led the net attack with 8 kills and Kayla Van Weelden had 6 kills to pace the Flanagan-Cornell (6-4-1, 1-0) offense. Regan Reed added 3 kills and Madelyn Forney had 2 kills. Forney contributed 9 service points and 8 assists while Alexis Howell had 8 assists and 5 points. Molly Garretson tallied 7 points from behind the line with Van Weelden and Reed serving up 5 apiece.
    Harrison and Reed led the defense with 6 digs and Van Weelden made 1 block.
Dwight-Seneca
    SENECA — Seneca win its first Sangamon Valley Conference match in its first attempt with a 25-22, 25-8 win over Dwight.
    The Trojans had a limited attack with Alexis Cuaya, Kayla Kodat and Emily Weissmann each chalking up 1 kill. Faith McInerney, Jordan Schultz and Weissmann each had 3 service points.
    Seneca took the frosh-soph match 25-13, 26-24.