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Parkhill, Sabers roll to baseball win

GILMAN – Joe Parkhill, Dane Krone and Mack Meyer each pounded out four hits for St. Thomas More in the Sabers' 23-3 baseball win against Iroquois West on Thursday. Parkhill's four-hit effort included a home run and Parker Stewart went 3 for 4 and stole two bases for the Sabers in the five-inning contest.


Flessner, Martinez power Chargers win

ST. JOSEPH – Jake Flessner and Taylor Martinez each hit two-run homers to lead Centennial to a 7-2 nonconference baseball victory against St. Joseph-Ogden on Wednesday.


Fisher's Hennigh pitches in

FISHER – Caleigh Hennigh pitched a no-hitter Tuesday to lead Fisher to a 7-0 softball victory against Iroquois West.

Hennigh struck out five and did not walk a batter. Fisher (1-1) led 5-0 after three innings.


Broncos move into LOVC lead

CERRO GORDO – Drew Minton scored 23 points and doled out 10 assists to lead Cerro Gordo to a 74-52 win against Martinsville on Tuesday and help the Broncos take over sole possession of first place in the Little Okaw Valley Conference.

Nathan Lawler (15 points) and Jordan Ramay (10 points, eight assists) also reached double figures for Cerro Gordo, and Tyler Phelps (four points) led the team with 10 boards.


Davis lifts Danville; STM clinches crown

DANVILLE – Eriel Davis posted a team-high 13 points to pace Danville to a 50-48 win against St. Joseph-Ogden on Saturday in nonconference girls' basketball.

St. Thomas More 49, CPCI 28. Kassie Jones had nine points and 12 rebounds to help the Sabers earn their third Sangamon Valley Conference title in four years.


Boys' roundup: Leeman, Oakwood rally

FITHIAN – Brady Leeman scored 18 points and Oakwood rallied in the fourth quarter for a 49-47 victory Friday in prep boys' basketball.

Oakwood outscored the Cornjerkers 18-13 in the final period to erase a three-point deficit.


Gilliam lifts Central past rival

CHAMPAIGN – Mia Gilliam had 11 points and 12 rebounds as host Champaign Central beat Centennial 54-38 in a Big 12 girls' basketball game Thursday. The Maroons also got four steals and three assists from Nakyra James.


Herring, Markel help Blue Devils hang on

Scurlock paces Hawks; Rahn sharp for Arthur

ARTHUR – Brittany Herring scored 15 points and Kristen Markel added 11 to lead Villa Grove to a 43-41 win against Cerro Gordo on Wednesday night in the Little Okaw Valley girls' basketball tournament.


Jones doubles her fun for Sabers

CHAMPAIGN – Kassie Jones picked up her seventh double-double of the season with 14 points and 12 assists for St. Thomas More in its 59-35 win against CPCI on Tuesday.


McGill, Lacine lead Central swimmers past Chargers

CHAMPAIGN – Colin McGill and Mike Lacine helped their fellow Champaign Central senior swimmers go out in style Wednesday night as the Maroons celebrated Senior Night by knocking off Centennial in a Big 12 dual at Unit 4 Pool.

McGill won the 100- and 200-yard freestyle, and Lacine won the 100 backstroke. Lacine swam legs on winning 200 medley and 200 free relay teams.