HENRY — The No. 3 seed Seneca Lady Irish defeated the second-seeded Marquette Lady Crusaders in two sets, 25-22, 26-24 in the semifinals of the Tri-County Conference Volleyball Tournament on Tuesday night.
Hannah Berg pounded out eight kills to lead the Seneca attack. Kylie Windsor fingerpushed eight assists.
The Lady Irish (26-4) will square off versus Putnam County in the title tilt Thursday night at 7 p.m. Marquette (19-9) will face Henry-Senachwine in the third-place match at 6 p.m.
Peotone def. Streator 25-19, 25-16
At Peotone, the Bulldog Spikers were defeated in two sets by the Blue Devils in an Interstate Eight Conference match.
Natali Haynes had four kills for Streator. Taylor Hoskins had three kills and nine assists.
Newark def. Serena 25-10, 25-14
At Serena, the Lady Norsemen beat the Lady Huskers in straight games in a Little Ten Conference match.
Madi Malone pounded out 10 kills to lead the Newark attack. Megan Williams added seven kills. Olivia Nelson fingerpushed 22 assists. Meggie Scott led the defense by coming up with 19 digs.
For Serena, Lyla Thorpen had four assists and Jamie Young five digs.
LaMoille-Ohio def. Somonauk 25-21, 26-28, 25-22
At LaMoille, the Lady Bobcats were defeated in three sets by the Lady Lions in an LTC contest.
For Somonauk (2-15, 1-6), Katy Tripp had 10 kills and five blocks, McKenna Nelson five assists and four kills, and Shea Reisel seven digs.
Fieldcrest def. Ridgeview 25-15, 25-12
At Minonk, the Knights beat the Mustangs in straight games in a Heart of Illinois Conference match.
Emma Petersen pounded out eight kills to lead the Fieldcrest (20-7, 7-4) attack. Jacie Sullivan added five kills. Lexi Jochums and Alaina Tjaden fingerpushed 12 and 11 assists, respectively. Madi Hock led the defense by coming up with six digs.
Flanagan-Cornell def. LeRoy 25-19, 25-20
At LeRoy, the Lady Falcons defeated the Panthers in two sets in an HOIC match.
McKenna Roth pounded out five kills to pace the Flanagan-Cornell (18-9-1, 7-4) attack. Rachel Harrison and Kayla VanWeelden added four kills apiece. Madelyn Forney fingerpushed 12 assists. Harrison and Molly Garretson led the defense by coming up with 13 and 12 digs, respectively.
Ottawa 4, La Salle-Peru 0
At the La Salle-Peru Sports Complex in La Salle, the Pirates (9-13) beat the Cavaliers in a Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference West Division match.
Gio Resendez netted a pair of first-half goals to lead Ottawa. Kekoa Gross and Mateo Mendez each added a goal in the second half. Andrew Hancock and Gross notched an assist apiece.
Mendota 6, Somonauk 1
At Mendota, the Bobcats were beaten by the top-seeded Trojans in the semifinals of the Mendota Class 1A Regional.
St. Bede 4, Streator 1
At the SHS Athletic Fields, No. 2 singles player Lyndsey Arevalo posted the lone win for Streator during its dual-meet loss to the Lady Bruins.
Peotone def. Streator 25-13, 25-15
At Peotone, Hannah Rambo had three kills and Hallie Ligori two aces for Streator during its I-8 loss to Peotone.
Morris def. Ottawa 27-25, 25-18
At Kingman Gym, the Lady Corsairs fell to Morris in straight sets.
Peotone def. Streator 25-16, 25-12
At Peotone, Mackenzie Bayer had two kills and two blocks, and Maci Byers three kills for Streator during its loss to Peotone. Jaelyn Blakemore had six service points and Natalie Williams five.
JUCO women's tennis
IVCC 8, Sauk Valley CC 1
At the La Salle-Peru Sports Complex in La Salle, the Lady Eagles beat Sauk Valley Community College in a dual meet.
Posting singles wins for IVCC were Madalyn Robbins, Kaitlyn Sopko, Karlee Arjes, Emma Proffitt, Kiara Tate and Julia Browning. Notching doubles victories were Robbins and Tate, Arjes and Browning, and Maya Durdan and Proffitt.