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.
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).
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.
Paxton-Buckley-Loda 5, St. Thomas More 2. The host Panthers got three RBI from JIMMY QUINN while DREW SCHRODT (RBI) and JAY ESHLEMAN (run) each had a hit.
Charleston 13, Urbana 7. Salman Khan (two runs) and MICHAEL THOMPSON each had two hits and two RBI for the host Tigers.
n Centennial 5, Olympia 2. Starting pitcher Josh Manolakes struck out five, with both runs off him unearned, to lead the Chargers (9-1) to a road win. Cully Wilson had two hits for Centennial.
n St. Thomas More 5, Central A&M 2. Braxton Parisi went 2 for 3 and Cam Deedrich drove in two runs for the Sabers in a road win.
Photos from the girls soccer match between Central and Southeast Springfield in Champaign, IL. Monday, April 2, 2012.
Urbana 5, Rantoul 0. Conner Gremer pitched a no-hitter and struck out six to lead the Tigers to a road win. Tanner Russell had four hits, including a double and triple, and scored three runs for Urbana.