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■ Bradley-Bourbonnais 12-6, Rantoul 2-5. HANNAH CARGO and DIAMOND WALKER each drove in a run for the Eagles, who lost in five innings. In the second game, LACEY BERTRAM had three hits while CARSON CHURCH, KAYLEE DENTON and KATEY SILVER each had two hits to go along with an RBI.
■ Arthur-Lovington/Atwood-Hammond 3, Windsor 2. SHERELLE COLLER had three hits and two RBI for the Knights.
■ St. Joseph-Ogden 3, Monticello 2. MOLLY McELWEE drove in two runs for the visiting Spartans.
■ Fisher 17, Tri-Point 0. Winning pitcher Kelcie Fredrickson helped her cause with two hits (triple) and three RBI for the visiting Bunnies in the five-inning game.
Kalli Gosser (four runs, double, triple, three RBI), Rachel Tobeck (two doubles, three RBI) and Molly Fairfield (3 for 3, two runs, two RBI) paced Fisher’s offense.
VILLA GROVE — The Villa Grove school board on Monday approved a limited co-op with some sports to be shared with the Heritage school district.
While a majority of the Villa Grove board supports a full co-op, some members said they wanted more information before reaching that decision.
MATTOON — Emma Reinbold had a hat trick, leading Monticello to a 3-1 victory against Mattoon on Monday in girls’ soccer.
Sages keeper Elizabeth McGiles recorded nine saves.
CHAMPAIGN — Steve Kouri was nervous.
Palm-sweating, anxiety-ridden, biting-your-fingernails-type nervous.
After 77 years, the Illinois high school boys’ basketball state tournament had moved away from Champaign.
Away from the Assembly Hall, the state’s most well-known basketball venue, and its precursor, Huff Hall.
In girls’ track & field
At Champaign. Danville won three events, including two by Alexus Jimson-Miller, en route to finishing second in the 37-team Gene Armer Invitational girls’ meet at the University of Illinois Armory.
Sayonara, Decatur MacArthur and Decatur Eisenhower. Once the Big 12 Conference starts play in the 2014-15 school year, those two longstanding members will not find themselves in the league anymore. Both Decatur schools were accepted into the Central State Eight Conference on Wednesday. The Big 12 athletic directors met Friday morning in Peoria.
■ Cissna Park 5, Fisher 3. The host Timberwolves were limited to three hits but took advantage of four Fisher errors to win their opener. Beau Anderson and Alex Rabe each had one hit and one RBI for Cissna Park. Kyle Williams and Tate Estes had two hits and one RBI apiece for the Bunnies.