SALINA SOUTH 4, TMP-MARIAN 1: At Maize, the Cougars advanced in the Maize South Invitational with the first-round victory.

South (1-2) led 2-0 at halftime as Brandon Oaks and Eric Rincon scored in the 25th and 37th minutes.

After TMP-Marian scored, Rincon found the back of the net again in the 56th minute and Brogan Willich capped the scoring with a goal in the 78th minute.

South had 20 shots and TMP-Marian four. South goalkeeper Daniel Valtierra-Picasso recorded four saves.

The Cougars play Maize South in the semifinals at 5:30 p.m. Thursday. Maize South defeated Wichita Independent 9-0 on Tuesday.



MINNEAPOLIS SWEEPS KNIGHTS: At Sacred Heart, the Lions won the first match 24-26, 25-23, 25-11 and the second 27-25, 25-11.

Stats leaders for Sacred Heart were Amber Palen with 12 service points, 11 kills and four blocks, Kelsie Gack 10 kills and four blocks, Ellie Woodall 28 assists, Ally Cochran 19 digs and Katherine Bergkamp 15 service points.

The Knights are now 1-3 overall, 0-2 in the NCAA.



SALINA INVITATIONAL POSTPONED: The tournament, scheduled for Municipal Golf Course, was shelved because of wet conditions.

No make-up date was announced.

Teams from Clay Center, Concordia, Emporia, Great Bend, Hays, Hutchinson, Junction City, Manhattan, Newton, Russell, Salina Central, Salina South and Topeka West were entered.



SOUTH, CENTRAL TOURNAMENTS POSTPONED: Salina South’s tournament at Valley Center and Salina Central’s tournament at Newton were postponed because the weather.

The Valley Center meet was rescheduled for Sept. 17. No make-up date was available for the Newton tournament.



CENTRAL’S PETERS RECOGNIZED: Salina Central running back Taylon Peters has been named the GateHouse Kansas AVCTL Male Athlete of the Week.

Peters, a senior, had 188 yards rushing on 26 carries and three touchdowns, kicked a 33-yard field goal and three extra points in the Mustangs’ 44-7 victory over Goddard Eisenhower on Friday at Salina Stadium.

The victory snapped Central’s 18-game losing streak.



KCAC HONORS KWU, BETHANY ATHLETES: Kansas Wesleyan’s Michelle Pena and Bethany’s Kylie Young have been named the Kansas Conference’s Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week in women’s soccer.

Pena, a junior forward from Oxnard, Calif., won the offensive award. She had four combined goals in the Coyotes’ victories over Northwestern and Dordt over the weekend, scoring twice in each match.

Young, a junior defender from Fort Worth, Texas, helped the Swedes post shutout victories over Mount Marty and Dakota Wesleyan.