Vannoy keeps M-S baseball perfect

MAROA – Josh Raymond and Andrew Lawson drove in three runs apiece as Mahomet-Seymour remained perfect with a 13-3 victory against Maroa-Forsyth in prep baseball Tuesday.

Colton Nelson, Jason Zeigler and Alex Smith had two hits apiece as M-S improved to 7-0.

Starter Drew Vannoy did not allow an earned run in 41/3 innings.

East Central 9, Georgetown-Ridge Farm 7. Tyler Sanderson went 3 for 4 and Spencer Lowe drove in four runs to power the host Panthers. Hunter Tweedy and Aaron Larson added two RBI apiece.

Al-Qadi sparks Chargers in opening win

CHAMPAIGN – Nora Al-Qadi scored in the second minute and Centennial went on to a season-opening 2-0 victory against Urbana Uni High in girls' prep soccer Tuesday.

Grace Ayodele scored in the second half. Keeper Micaela McLennand made two saves. Uni's Eunjung Kim had eight saves.

St. Thomas More 2, Judah Christian 1. Ellie McGrew scored from Ashley Cox in the second half for the decisive goal. The host Sabers also got a first-half goal from Jade Brinkoetter, with Cox assisting.

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.

Brubaker powers Monticello

DECATUR — Clint Brubaker scored a game-high 16 points, leading Monticello to a 54-39 victory against Tuscola on Wednesday at the Okaw Valley Conference boys’ basketball tournament.
Chase Little topped the Warriors with 15 points.

Blue sparkles in return; A-L snaps skid

DECATUR — Jamie Blue, who was sidelined for six weeks with a broken hand, produced a triple-double in her first game back to lead Urbana University High to an 81-26 girls’ basketball victory against Decatur Christian on Monday.
Blue, a sophomore guard, finished with 34 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists. Emma Hoyer contributed 18 points and eight rebounds to the win. Rachel Harmon also scored in double figures for the Illineks with 12 points.

Lilly lines up Uni win

URBANA – Dan Lilly scored 25 points, hitting nine free throws in the fourth quarter to lead Uni High to a 52-45 boys' basketball win against Judah Christian on Tuesday.

Uni High trailed 13-10 after one quarter but took a 24-19 lead at half.

Martin's big night powers Oakwood

WESTVILLE – Amy Martin poured in a career-high 47 points to power Oakwood to a 77-46 girls' basketball victory against Westville on Monday.

Makenzie Baker added 11 points for the Comets.

Brown delivers in OT for Prairie Central

BROADLANDS – Koby Brown's bucket in the lane with four seconds left lifted Heritage to a 42-39 victory against Cerro Gordo on Friday night in boys' basketball.

Nick Umbarger (five rebounds), Matt McWhorter and Brown each scored eight points for the Hawks.

Belyea helps M-S upset Charleston

MAHOMET – Kristin Belyea scored 16 points and Mahomet-Seymour handed Charleston its second loss of the season. Outscoring the Trojans 12-8 in overtime, the Bulldogs won the nonconference game 40-36 Tuesday night.

Simpson sparks Central


MATTOON – Jay Simpson had 16 points and nine rebounds to lead Champaign Central to a 59-27 victory against Mattoon on Friday night in prep boys' basketball.

Nathan Chisholm dished out 11 assists for the Maroons, who led 14-4 after the first quarter.