Charleston in fifth place after day one
MATTOON (JG-TC) — Charleston’s boys’ golf team held fifth place at the end of the first day of the Craig Dixon Invitational at Meadowview Golf Course on Friday with a team score of 303. Mattoon was tied for 13th at 320. Edwardsville led with a low score of 292.
Keegan Gowin led the Trojans with a low score of 74 and Ben Lanman came in at 75.
Nicholas Nguyen led Mattoon with a score of 76.
The tournament concludes Saturday.
Charleston sweeps Paris
CHARLESTON — The Charleston girls' tennis team won all nine matches against Paris on Thursday.
In singles, Megan Fisher was the only one to go to three sets as she won 6-3, 57, 10-6. Bernie Jackson won at No. 2 7-5, 6-0 and Rachel Thomas won at No. 3 6-1, 6-1. Bella Sibenaller won at No. 4 singles 6-2, 6-2, Alexis Orlik won at No. 5 singles 6-0, 6-4 and Evie Rudibaugh won at No. 6 singles 6-1, 6-2.
In doubles play, Fisher and Thomas teamed up for an 8-2 win at No. 1, Jackson and Sibenaller pulled out an 8-7 win at No. 2 and Orlik and Rudibaugh blanked their opponents at No. 3 doubles 8-0.
Charleston falls in Apollo game
MAHOMET—Charleston lost a 6-1 game to Mahomet-Seymour on Thursday in Apollo Conference action.
Jack Thain scored the lone goal for the Trojans.
Matt Cheney had three saves in goal on 19 shots by Mahomet. Charleston only had nine shots in the game.
"We started very flat in the first half and quickly found ourselves down 4-0,” said Charleston coach Josh Garrett. “We started playing much better soccer after the first 20 minutes of the game. Jack McGrath had a very solid game for us on the offensive side of the ball and William Carillo had a great defensive game at center mid."
Charleston travels to Taylorville for another conference game on Tuesday.