West Central High School ousted Illini West, 25-16, 25-22, in the Illinois Class 2A regional volleyball tournament championship match at Warsaw, Illinois, Thursday night.

The Heat advances to Monday's 6:30 p.m. sectional match against Illini Bluffs at Monmouth United High School.

Gracie McDowell led Illini West with eight kills and Megan Harrell added seven. Karli Artman had 11 assists and Kendra Johnson had 10. Hannah Wood led the Illini West defense with 24 digs. McDowell had 16.

West Central's statistics were not available.

GIRLS SWIMMING

DENGLER TAKES 11th: Burlington High School's Corinne Dengler finished 11th in the regional diving meet at Clinton.

Bettendorf's Mikayla Hughbanks won the event with a 402.00 score. Davenport West's Tiana Negron was second at 390.70 and Dubuque Wahlert's Maria Kirchner was third at 370.15.

Dengler scored 272.65 and her Grayhound teammate Megan Smith finished 12th at 219.45.