EUREKA — Flanagan-Cornell is going through a rough time this week. On Tuesday, the Falcons suffered a Heart of Illinois Conference volleyball loss to host Eureka. It's their second loss in as many nights.
Eureka posted a 25-12, 25-21 league win to drop Flanagan-Cornell to 2-3 in the HOIC and 11-12 overall.
Kortney Harms led the Falcons at the net with 7 kills and Raegan Montello chalked up 8 assists. Emme Wallace had 11 digs and Kalynne Kindermann had 4 digs.
Eureka was able to sweep the Falcons by also winning the sophomore match 25-12, 25-23 and taking the freshman match 25-20, 25-12.
EL PASO — The home course was good to a pair of El Paso-Gridley golfers Tuesday as Garrison Meyer and Sarah Bond were each individual champions for the Heart of Illinois Conference tournament held at El Paso Golf Course.
Bond's round of 86 was low for the participants in the girls' event and it helped the Titans to the team title. EPG finished with a 379, far outdistancing runnerup Tri-Valley (433) and third-place finisher Fieldcrest (450).
Lydia Hall of EPG was third overall with a 92. Also finishing in the top six were Chloe Atkins in fifth with a 100 and Sophie Hall in sixth with a 101 as they completed the team scoring. Hannah Kurz shot 117 and Caroline Quam had a 120.
Meyer led the boys' field with an 81 but it wasn't enough to pace the Titans into the top three of the team standings. Tri-Valley finished with a 354 to win the crown. Heyworth and Fieldcrest tied for second with each carding a 357. The Hornets were awarded second due to the fifth-player's score. EPG tallied a 365.
Besides Meyer, Mitchell Wilson also finished among the top 10 with his 87 to tie for eighth overall. The Titans received scoring from Landon Dohman (97) and Caden Deckard (100). Alex Hepp (105) and Wyatt Caspar (108) also competed.
Jr. High Basketball
COAL CITY — Pontiac was outscored by two points in the second half and that was the difference in an eighth grade girls' basketball game with host Coal City Tuesday.
The Warriors lost 11-9 after being outscored 7-5 in the second half.
Brinlee Dearth had 3 points while Taylor, L. Johnson and Fuhr each scored 2 points. V. Johnson and Fuhr each grabbed 5 rebounds.
The game was tied at 4-4 at the break after PJHS went up 4-1 in the opening period.
The fifth and sixth grade Warriors each fell short against Normal (Epiphany) Tuesday.
The fifth graders lost 16-12 to the Knights, Kenzie Fetgatter scored 6 points for Pontiac. Callie Molinero had 4 points and Katelyn Taylor added 2 points.
The sixth grader fells 16-10 in overtime. PJHS fell behind 4-2 after the first period and the game was tied at 6-6 at the half. Each side scored four points in the second half to remain even at the end of regulation.
Chloe Dearth had 8 points and Maya Ray scored 2 points for the Warriors.
This article originally appeared on Pontiac Daily Leader: Flanagan-Cornell Falcons El Paso-Gridley Sarah Bond Garrison Meyer