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Prep Heroes: Armstrong-Potomac

Steve Willard

ARMSTRONG – Bob Bezely started teaching and coaching in the Armstrong school district in 1957. More than a half-century later, he remains active with the district as a bus driver. His lengthy tenure means one thing: He has seen hundreds and hundreds of athletes.

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Danville football team sticks with game plan

DANVILLE — Football players on the state’s top-ranked class 6A football team are preparing for a Friday game just like they’ve done the past three weeks.

Fletcher pitches Comets to baseball victory

FITHIAN – Casey Fletcher tossed a five-hitter and struck out 12 to lead Oakwood's 2-1 victory against Bismarck-Henning on Monday in prep baseball.

The Comets (17-9) scored twice in the sixth to take the lead. Trace McClintock and Jimmy Rutledge had RBI singles.

Fletcher (8-1) did not walk a batter.

Aquino, Luesse lift Central softball

DECATUR – Champaign Central swept Decatur Eisenhower in a Big 12 softball doubleheader Saturday.

Maeve Aquino picked up her first win of the season as the Maroons (3-17) won the first game 10-8. Aubrie Luesse had three RBI and Monica Rondon went 3 for 4 as Central beat the Panthers (5-15) in the second game 8-2.

Nevin, Langley key M-S soccer

URBANA – Terrisa Nevin and Elizabeth Langley scored first-half goals to lead Mahomet-Seymour past Urbana Uni High 2-0 on Tuesday in girls' prep soccer.

Nevin scored on an assist by Amanda Wallace, and Langley's goal came on an assist by Kelsie Donley.

Olson, Ayodele power Centennial soccer

HERSCHER – Dagny Olson and Grace Ayodele had two goals apiece as Centennial defeated Herscher 6-1 Monday in girls' prep soccer.

The Chargers (11-2) also got goals from Tori Rogers and Katelynn Martinez. Keeper Micaela McLennand made five saves.

Noe measures up for Sabers

TOLONO – Brandon Noe's discus throw at the Unity Invitational track and field meet Friday was so long that officials couldn't measure it.

At least not at first.

Bunnies stay perfect in league

FISHER – Fisher remained unbeaten in the Heart of Illinois Conference as Taw Fredrickson outdueled Blue Ridge's Cody Warren for a 1-0 Bunnies baseball victory Tuesday.

Steffen's triple lifts LeRoy in 16-inning thriller

LeROY – Eric Steffen's two-run triple drove in the winning runs as LeRoy outlasted Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 4-3 on Monday in a 16-inning prep baseball game.

Steffen had four hits, and his last one ended the four-hour affair. The game was tied at 2 for 12 innings before GCMS pushed across a run in the top of the 16th. LeRoy responded with two.