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Top performers in high school sports for Oct. 8

Riley Lewis, Edwardsville, Golf

Lewis shot a 7-over-par 79 and tied for fifth place at the Class 2A Champaign Central Sectional. Lewis led the Tigers to a third-place finish with 345 points and a place in the state tournament. Normal University won the meet with 327 points followed by Sacred Heart-Griffin with 341 points.

Chloe Davidson, O’Fallon, Golf

At the IHSA Class 2A Champaign Central Sectional, Davidson shot a 7-over-par 79, and tied for fifth overall to qualify as an individual to the state tournament. O’Fallon placed fifth as a team with 348 points.

Claire Rendleman, Collinsville, Golf

Rendleman shot a 8-over-par 80 to place seventh at the Class 2A Champaign Central Sectional and advanced as an individual to the state tournament which will take place on Friday October 12.

Mikaela Kossina and Casey Wagner, Columbia, Golf

At the IHSA Class 1A Centralia Sectional, Kossina and Wagner qualified as individuals for the state tournament this weekend. Kossina shot an 11-over-par 81, placing ninth. Wagner shot a 12-over-par 82, placing 12th. Columbia placed fourth as a team with 339 points.

Audrey Wilke, Highland, Golf

Wilke placed ninth with an 11-over-par 81 to qualify as an individual to the state tournament at the IHSA Class 1A Centralia Sectional.

Gracie Piar, Alton-Marquette, Golf

Piar shot a 10-over-par 80 at the IHSA Class 1A Centralia Sectional to lead the Explorers to a third place finish with 339 points, securing a spot in the state tournament. Pinckneyville won the sectional title with 335 points.

Avery Irwin, Althoff, Golf

Irwin won the IHSA Class 2A Sectional title with an even par 72 at the Hickory Ridge Golf Course. His efforts led Althoff to a second-place finish with 304 points and a spot in the state tournament. Charleston won the sectional title with 297 points.

Maddie Buschur, Chloe McIsaac and JoJo Skaer Belleville East, Tennis

At the Southwestern Conference Tournament, McIsaac defeated Edwardsville’s Natalie Karibian 6-2, 6-4 in flight one. Skaer defeated Edwardsville’s Chloe Trimpe 6-2, 6-3 in flight two. Buschur defeated Megan Mueller of O’Falllon 6-0, 6-0 in flight four. Belleville East tied for first with Edwardsville scoring 58 points.

Abby Cimarolli, Hannah Colbert and Grace Hackett, Edwardsville, Tennis

At the Southwestern Conference Tournament, Cimarolli defeated Belleville East’s Abigail McIsaac in a hard-fought match by a score of 7-5, 1-6, 10-8 in flight three. Colbert defeated Kaylyn DelVecchio of Belleville East 6-1, 6-3 in flight five. Hackett defeated Mia McIsaac of Belleville East 6-2, 2-6, 10-7 in flight six. Edwardsville and Belleville East tied for first with 58 points. O’Fallon was third, scoring 43 points.

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