Rantoul 7, Olympia 1. The visiting Eagles got two hits and four RBI from MARTY MENNENGA and TERRY DEAVILLE had three hits and two RBI.
Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 4, Flanagan 1. Winning pitcher REGAN ROMSHEK struck out 10 and collected two hits and scored two runs to lead the host Falcons. COURTNEY GRAMLEY and JACKIE FREEHILL each had two hits and an RBI.
Stephen Krout, Bismarck-Henning, Baseball, Senior
Recently: Three-sport standout — and big-time Cardinals fan — went 15 for 24 and drove in 12 runs in a six-game, seven-day stretch that ended Friday.
In his own words: "I'm seeing the ball really well. You have cold stretches and hot stretches, and I'm in the middle of a hot stretch."
Rantoul 6, Mahomet-Seymour 0. TANNER McLAIN had two hits, including a homer, while RYNE WORTHINGTON and CHRIS DEAVILLE each drove in a pair of runs for the host Eagles.
MAHOMET-SEYMOUR GIRLS' SOCCER
The Bulldogs continued their unbeaten start to the season, shutting out Champaign Central and Bloomington Central Catholic, giving the school six shutouts in its first seven matches.
EAST CENTRAL BASEBALL
The first area player to hit four home runs this season, the shortstop is off to a solid start at the plate, too, with 21 hits in his first 66 at-bats (.318 average).
This week: Baseball
1. Centennial 12-2 — Has beaten teams from four states
2. Danville 8-4 — Two losses by one run; another by two runs
3. Mahomet-Seymour 13-6 — Has scored at least nine runs in eight games
4. St. Joseph-Ogden 11-6 — Four different pitchers have wins
5. Monticello 9-3 — Seven of 14 squad members are seniors
Arthur-Lovington 17, Cero Gordo 6. Pitcher Ashley Tabb belted two grand slams and drove in nine runs to power the Knights to a home win. sherrelle collar and mallory renfro added two hits apiece for A-L.
Lincoln-Way West 5, Champaign Central 1. JOEL SPAULDING had two hits and scored the host Maroons' only run on a double by KURTIS BROWN in the championship game of the 22nd Charlie Due tournament.
Danville 6, Covington (Ind.) 3. AUSTIN WEST doubled and homered to lead the offensive attack for the visiting Vikings, who have won four straight. CASH KISER picked up his fourth win of the season, pitching 6 1/3 innings. CHASE THURSTON picked up his second save, retiring both batters he faced after entering the game with two runners on.