Stiles at State

THE COAL CITY VOLLEYBALL team gave Abby Stiles a send off to state on Tuesday when the Coal City junior was challenged to serve the ball over the net and in play withing 30 seconds to win free pizza for the student section. Stiles nailed it on her second try bringing cheers from Lady Coalers and fans.

Photo by Amy Walker

Good luck to Coal City junior Abby Stiles who is competing in the state tennis finals Thursday, Friday and Saturday at Rolling Meadows High School.

Stiles finished third at #2 singles play during the Ottawa Sectional on Saturday to advance to Class 1A state.

She defeated Madison Kenyon, a junior from Marian Woodstock, in the first round 4-6, 6-2, 10-5, before falling 6-2, 6-1 to Crystina Lee from Timothy Christian in round two.