Rantoul and Armstrong  compete in PBL Classic

Trojan defenders try and block an attempt from Rantoul in Wednesday nights match. 


PAXTON — The Rantoul Eagles and Armstrong-Potomac Trojans competed in the PBL classic over the weekend.

The Eagles went 2-2 while the Trojans went 0-4. 

Rantoul took down the Trjons in two sets on Wednesday night 25-23 and 25-8. 

The Eagles defeated Cissna Park 25-21 and 25-23 following the game against ATHS. In the Trojans second game of the night they fell to the host Panthers 25-13 and 25-20. 

In the final two games for the Trojans they fell to Lexington 24-26 and 10-25. Cissna Park defeated the Trojans 13-25, 25-19 and 11-15. 

The Eagles dropped both of their games on Saturday as well. 

Lexington knocked off the Eagles 16-25 and 20-25. 

PBL who went on to win the tournament took down Rantoul 9-25 and 7-25. 

The Eagles will host Bloomington Central Catholic for an Illini Prairie Conference match on Thursday. The Saints are 4-22 on the season. The Eagles have just three games left on the regular season schedule. 

The Trojans have a big week ahead with a game at home on Thursday night against Georgetown Ridge-Farm. The Buffaloes are 4-14 on the season.

On Saturday the Trojans kick off the Vermillion County tournament. In game one ATHS will take on Oakwood and then Westville in game 2. 

You can contact Ryan Birch at Rbirch@Rantoulpress.com or on twitter @RyanBirchRP