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Latsko fires no-hitter for Sages

MONTICELLO – Jordan Latsko pitched a five-inning no-hitter, striking out 11 for the Monticello baseball team in the host Sages' 13-0 win against South Piatt on Monday. A fifth-inning error prevented Latsko from recording a perfect game.

Latsko aided his own cause at the plate, going 3 for 4 with three RBI. Conner Dalzell recorded three hits and Mitch Milton had two doubles and two RBI for Monticello.

Hoopeston Area 9, Armstrong-Potomac 7. Kyle Hufford went 3 for 3 with an RBI for the host Cornjerkers.

Prep Heroes: Shiloh

1. Dick St. Clair

BROCKTON – Dick St. Clair had a productive high school athletic career, lettering in basketball as a guard, baseball as a shortstop and track as a combination miler and pole vaulter before graduating from Brockton-Redmon High School, which is now consolidated as part of the Shiloh school system.

Randolph, Urbana remain on roll

URBANA – Cody Randolph had four hits and four RBI as unbeaten Urbana beat Kankakee 15-5 to complete a nonconference baseball sweep Saturday. Trey Russell added three hits and three RBI for the Tigers (5-0).

In Game 1, Laquan Grein-Wilkerson had three RBI in a 10-5 win. Randolph, Russell and Ben Thompson each had two hits and two RBI.

Nick Thompson and Larry Green pitched complete games.

Slifer's pitching, offense pace SJ-O

ST. JOSEPH – Jenna Slifer threw a five-hitter and slugged a home run to lead St. Joseph-Ogden to a 15-3 prep softball victory Friday.

Slifer allowed three runs on five hits while improving to 3-0 for the Spartans.

Emily Harms (three RBI), Stephanie Canfield (five steals) and Elizabeth Everingham (home run, four runs scored) also pitched in for SJ-O.

Unity 4, Centennial 2. Brooke Chilton drove in the winning run in the eighth inning for the Rockets, who won on the road.

Kaley Barak had three hits for the Chargers.

Kyrouac sets school record

COCOA BEACH, Fla. – Champaign Central's Doug Kyrouac set a school record with nine RBI in his team's 14-13 baseball victory against Maret (Md.) Academy on Thursday.

Kyrouac's five hits and two triples tied school marks. His nine RBI broke Colin Crawford's previous mark of eight, set in 2005.

Harrison Freeland (three hits) drove in the game-winning run for the Maroons (5-2).

Kyrouac, Brown lift Central to two wins

COCOA BEACH, Fla. – Doug Kyrouac had six hits, leading Champaign Central to two baseball victories Wednesday.

The Maroons received three hits apiece from Kyrouac and Luke Kriegel in their 5-2 victory against Maret, Md. Central, behind three hits from Kyrouac and two hits and three RBI from Kurtis Brown, defeated St. Agnes 11-1.

Salt Fork 13, Paris 3. Trevor Hallett had two home runs and three RBI for the host Storm, which also got a three-run home run and four RBI from Aaron Taylor. Winning pitcher Joel Learnard struck out six.

Smith tosses gem for Hawks; Monticello scores 40

FITHIAN – Hilary Smith pitched a no-hitter and Lindsey Nickelson went 3 for 4, leading Heritage to a five-inning 12-0 softball victory against Oakwood on Tuesday.

PBL 15, IW 0. Liz Satterlee pitched a five-inning, one-hit shutout and was backed by 11 hits as Paxton-Buckley-Loda rolled past Iroquois West at Gilman.

Catlyn Ekstrom and Brittany Walder each had two hits and two RBI for the Panthers.

Crenshaw sparks Vikings

URBANA – Solomon Crenshaw won the 55 meters and the 200 to lead Danville's boys' track and field team to the title of Saturday's Gene Armer Invitational.

Crenshaw joined Anthony Bacoat, MykeTez Forman and Tejuan Jackson on the victorious 800 relay, which set a meet record of 1:31.42. Cameron Stringfellow captured the shot put.

Danville was third in the girls' competition, led by Destiny Carter's victory in the 400. Carter teamed with Cashmire Bailey, Lisa Hancock and Alexis Jimson-Miller to win the 800 relay.

SJ-O's Hoveln helps coach reach milestone

ST. JOSEPH – Blake Hoveln had three hits and scored three times to lead St. Joseph-Ogden to a wild 13-12 victory against Watseka in prep baseball Thursday.

The win was No. 100 for Spartans coach Brad Allen.

Watseka scored six runs in the top of the sixth to take a 12-9 lead. But the Spartans rallied for four runs in the bottom half to go in front.

St. Thomas More 6, Centennial 1. Tyler Sullivan had two hits and Zach Johnson pitched a one-hitter for the visiting Sabers.

Cleland tosses gem for Tuscola

TUSCOLA – Kelsey Cleland recorded a perfect game for Tuscola in its 19-0 softball victory against Shiloh on Wednesday.

Cleland (1-1), who struck out five, did not allow a hit in five innings.

The Warriors were led by Samantha Ledbetter, who had seven RBI. Ledbetter went 3 for 4, with a grand slam, solo home run and double. Lexi Rogers had two doubles and three RBI for Tuscola, which collected 11 hits. Brittany Foy had a two-run double.