Jordan J. Wilson

Jordan J. Wilson

Saturday's prep highlights: Maroons sweep home doubleheader

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Michael Collins Invite

Monticello 4, Herscher 3. The Sages (12-6) walked off in invitational action, picking up the win at Corn Crib Stadium in Normal behind a hit and RBI each from Brett Macak and Jake Edmondson.

Milton, Maroons blast rival Chargers

CHAMPAIGN — Connor Milton wanted it when he stepped up to the plate. Perhaps too much.

The Champaign Central slugger had already singled, doubled and hit a three-run homer after striking out in his first at-bat. But on rival Centennial's field, he wanted to keep blasting.

Tuesday's prep highlights: Ward's grand slam helps SJ-O snap skid

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Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond 5, St. Teresa 4. The Knights (12-5) refused to kneel in non-league play, knocking across the decisive run in the ninth inning to take the road matchup. Quentin Day contributed two RBI, while Nik Miller added another along with being one of five ALAH players to notch two hits.

Saturday's prep highlights: Maroons dominate Springfield Invitational

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Centennial 3-7, Normal Community 1-17.

Friday's prep highlights: Reifsteck's gems pace Warriors to win

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Deer Creek-Mackinaw 9, Fisher 0. Jake Cochran connected for the only hit the Bunnies (0-16) could muster on the road in the Heart of Illinois Conference defeat.

Sunday's UI roundup: Illini sweep doubleheader at Gophers

MINNEAPOLIS — The Illinois baseball team clinched its first Big Ten series of the season Sunday, sweeping its doubleheader on the road at Minnesota with a 4-2 win in the opener before closing with a 13-3 victory.

The Illini (22-11, 3-5 Big Ten) will go for the series sweep of the Gophers (14-18, 6-5) at noon today.

Saturday's prep highlights: Bates shines for Warriors in tournament sweep

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Altamont 6, Sullivan 0. The Redskins (2-10) struggled in nonconference action at home, committing three errors. Dalton Rogers and Drew Rogers each had a hit for Sullivan.

Tuesday's prep highlights: Hohn drives in game-winner for Oakwood

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Arthur Okaw Christian 4, Blue Ridge 1. The Conquering Riders (2-5) closed a one-run deficit with four runs in the sixth inning, claiming a nonconference win on the road. Aaron Jayne's RBI double scored the lone run for the Knights (3-6), while Peyton Trier and Emmanuel Roughton each connected for two hits for AOC.

Tuesday's prep highlights: Fouke fires grand slam in Tigers' win

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Champaign Central 15, Marshall 2. A trio of multi-run innings powered the Maroons (9-3) to a nonconference road victory, with Connor Milton connecting for two doubles to drive in three runs and Jake Cochrane and Cole Jones tallying three runs apiece. Chris Wurl also supplied a pair of RBI.