Hoopeston Area was down some starters Thursday night, but the bench stepped up in a big way with a 7-0 over Watseka. Owen Crase was able to make the score 1-0 when he chest the ball into the back of the net on a deflection off the hands of the Warrior goalie. Isaias Diaz had two unassisted goals on the night scored to make and later Talen Gredy and Diaz worked together making it 3-0 with twenty-three minutes left in the half.
Cornjerkers tallied three more goals in the second half to cut the time in half. Preston VanDeVeer made it 5-0 when he was able to sky high to score on a corner kick from Gredy. Ben Brown scored his only goal on the night when freshman Phoenix Webber was able to make a pass leading Brown to the goal. Gredy made it 7-0 with 15:30 left in the game.
The Cornjerkers record improves to 10-4-1 overall and a 7-0 in conference play. Cornjerkers will travel to Unity on Monday.
The Cornjerkers returned to their home court Thursday night and defeated the visiting Urbana University High squad 25-22, 25-16. Bre Crose led Hoopeston with six kills and five aces. Her effort was complemented by five aces from Logan Watson and four kills from Kaitlynn Lange. The Jerkers return to action next Monday at home against Judah Christian.
Cissna Park (7-3, 2-0) defeats Bismarck Henning Rossville Alvin 14-25, 25-23, 25-20
Aces - Mikayla Knake - 3
Kills - Emma Morrical - 12, Brooklyn Stadeli - 9
Assists - Mikayla Knake - 27
Digs - Brooklyn Stadeli - 16, Mikayla Knake - 10
Meet Location: Harrison Park CC
Host: Salt Fork
Meet Medalists: Hunter Wantland - SF (43)
Men's Team Score:
Salt Fork - 207
HAHS - 228
Hoopeston Men's Tees Individual Scores:
Wyatt Eisenmann - 47
Trevor Swartz - 55
Brian Armstrong - 64
Ethan Harding - 83
Kylie Brown - 62
Hoopeston Season Record: 15 Wins / 19 Losses