BLOOMINGTON — Josh Manolakes did a little bit of everything for Centennial in the opener of Saturday's baseball doubleheader at Bloomington.
The right-hander fired a four-hitter with four strikeouts in leading Centennial to a 7-2 win.
At Clinton Lake. Monticello won Friday's sectional championship and will be joined by area schools DeLand-Weldon and Champaign Central at the IHSA Bass Fishing State Finals next month at Carlyle Lake.
Urbana 3, Champaign Central 0. CONNER GREMER pitched a one-hitter for the host Tigers, striking out five. Urbana scored all three runs in the bottom of the fifth. TANNER GOSLIN had the lone hit for the Maroons.
n Fisher 9, GCMS 8. TATE ESTES had three hits and TAW FREDRICKSON had two, including a triple, for the visiting Bunnies. AXEL DORAN had three hits for Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley.
n Armstrong-Potomac 1, Schlarman 1. The Trojans and the Hilltoppers are tied after 13 innings. The game will resume on May 9.
Recently: Homered in back-to-back games, driving in nine runs in those games, and then combined with Austin Reed on a one-hitter in the Sages' third win in a 3-0 week.
Rantoul 4, Pontiac 0. TERRY DEAVILLE improved to 5-0 in tossing a no-hitter with eight strikeouts to lead the host Eagles. KELLY FOSTER and RYNE WORTHINGTON each had two hits.
The Sages' (11-4) winning streak hit five as they started 2-0 in the Okaw Valley Conference. In one league game, Nick Stokowski homered in a game Jacob Williams won. In the other, Williams homered in a game Stokowski won.
CHAMPAIGN CENTRAL GIRLS' SOCCER
Centennial 12, MacArthur 2. Lucas Stefan and Ryan McCuskey each had three hits and three RBI for the Chargers (13-2) in a five-inning home win. Drey Goddard held the Generals to three hits.
In boys' track & field
At Urbana. Josh Robinson and Cirron Clark each won two events to lead Danville to the team title of the Urbana Open.
Robinson swept the 110-meter hurdles (15.21 seconds) and 300 hurdles (41.44). Clark captured the pole vault (12 feet, 6 inches) and triple jump (42-4 1/2).
In track & field
At Monticello. Monticello standout Steve Schroeder pulled double duty for the first time this season during the Monticello Boys Invitational on Friday.
Schroeder swept the 1,600- and 3,200-meter races. He took the 3,200 with a meet-record time of 9 minutes, 23.35 seconds and won the 1,600 in 4:30.