Joop, Sullivan lift St. Thomas More in baseball
■ St. Thomas More 5, Tri-Valley 4. Storm Joop was 4 for 4, including a triple, and scored twice to lift the host Sabers. Sean Sullivan drove in a run for STM, which led 5-2 after five innings.
■ Unity 5, Central A&M 0. Brandon Deaville (3-0) struck out seven and allowed two hits for the Rockets (12-7), who got two hits apiece from Mitch Negangard, Connor Grace and Mitchell Snodgrass.
■ Cissna Park 16, Armstrong-Potomac 1. Beau Anderson (five innings, five strikeouts) and Dylan Reetz (one inning) combined on a three-hitter for the visiting Timberwolves. Anderson and Reetz also had two hits and three RBI apiece.
■ Shelbyville 8, Clinton 1. Colton Reeves drove in the Maroons’ lone run in a road loss.
■ Bloomington Cornerstone 11, Judah Christian 0. The host Tribe was held to one hit in the five-inning loss.
■ Rantoul 7, Prairie Central 3. Cord Church was 3 for 4 and Jacob Frerichs was 2 for 3 to help the host Eagles rally from a 3-0 first-inning deficit. Jordan Dunahee drove in a run for the Hawks.
■ Arthur-Lovington/Atwood-Hammond 2, East Central 0. Evan Seegmiller drove in a run with the Knights’ only hit — A-L/A-H was outhit 2-1 — in a road win. Avery Schrock gave up two hits and struck out four while improving to 1-0. Luke Armstrong had both hits for the Panthers.
■ PBL 12, GCMS 1. Axl Denault and Kyler Swanson had three RBI apiece, and Dustin Mercer and Patrick Brown combined on a two-hitter to lead the host Panthers to a five-inning win.
■ Tuscola 8, Sullivan 2. Nick Bates homered and Devin Rose gave up one hit over four innings, striking out six, to lead the host Warriors. Bates, Dan Yoakum, Cameron Westjohn and Tommy Watson had two hits apiece for Tuscola.
■ Iroquois West 4, Clifton Central 2. Henry Gerritson threw a no-hitter and also had a home run to power the Raiders on the road. Keaton Zirkle also homered for IW, which was held to four hits.
■ Georgetown Ridge Farm/Chrisman 7, Westville 6. Trevor Price had a pair of RBI, and the Buffaloes tied the game in the fifth and won it with a run in the sixth. Tanner Cox had two RBI for the Tigers.
■ Hoopeston Area 4, Oakwood 1. Aidan Berg allowed four hits and struck out 13 as the Cornjerkers earned a VVC victory. Connor Cline had a pair of RBI for Hoopeston.
■ Maroa-Forsyth 14, Monticello 4. The Sages led 4-3 but the Trojans put up 11 runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to pull away.
■ Salt Fork 7, Milford 1. Cole Taylor, Cole Sanford, Lane Weston, Garret McFadden and Colton Baird drove in runs for the Storm.
■ LeRoy 2, Roanoke-Benson 0. Chris Reinhart struck out eight and walked one while pitching a five-hit shutout for the Panthers. Drew Ruckman and Bryce Dooley had two hits apiece in the win.
■ Clinton 5, St. Teresa 3. Bailey Walker went 3 for 3, including a home run, with two RBI for the host Maroons, who got two RBI from Megan Tool and two hits from Haley Ginger.
■ Watseka 11, South Newton 0. Hayley Gray doubled, homered and drove in four runs for the host Warriors, who received four runs from Mariah Carroll and three runs from Taylor Bauer.
■ Tri-Valley 5, STM 2. Alyssa Vodaceck and Lauren Croft each had two hits for St. Thomas More.
■ Hoopeston Area 10, Oakwood 0. Hailee Swinford had two hits and two RBI for the host Cornjerkers, who got two RBI apiece from Kaelynn Longfellow and Aaliyah Colunga. Winning pitcher Rylee Martin (3-6) had eight strikeouts.
■ Arthur-Lovington/Atwood-Hammond 10, Decatur Lutheran 0. Kaitie Wildman (7-1) threw her second no-hitter and added a pair of RBI for the Lancers. Ashley Tabb was 2 for 2 with four steals, and Kate Kauffman added a pair of RBI.
■ Georgetown-Ridge Farm/Chrisman 6, Westville 2. Megan Burris broke open the game with a two-out two-run single in the sixth for the Buffaloes, who improved to 7-0 in the Vermilion Valley Conference. Catie Brandt hit a solo homer and had two RBI, and Lexi Sliva improved to 9-1 for G-RF/C. Kylie Lesko had eight strikeouts for the host Tigers.
■ Schlarman 7, Bismarck-Henning 6. Maria Rangel earned the win as the Hilltoppers held on for the win after nearly blowing a 7-1 lead after four innings. Lauren McKenzie hit a two-run homer for the Blue Devils.
■ Unity 9, Urbana 2. Shelby Hildreth had three hits for the host Rockets. Madi Routh earned the win from the circle.
■ Clifton Central 20-14, Iroquois West 0-2. The Raiders were held to five hits — three by Desiree Medina — in a road loss. In Game 2, Karrie Heideman had two RBI, but Iroquois West was held to six hits.
■ PBL 8, GCMS 7. Kirstin Schnabel drew a bases-loaded walk to end the game as the Panthers rallied from a 7-4 deficit to win their second game of the season. PBL scored three in the sixth to even the score. Skylar Harris scored three times for PBL.
■ Shiloh 16, Champaign Central 4. Jessica Hunt and Lauren Moses each had three RBI and scored three runs as the Raiders overcame eight errors for a road victory. Stephanie Hunt earned her first win of the season.
■ Charleston 14, Danville 7. Kristi Burghart had a pair of RBI, but the Vikings committed nine errors and allowed at least one run in every inning of a road loss.
■ Mattoon 6, St. Joseph-Ogden 0. The host Spartans (14-1) struck out 14 times and were held to four hits in dropping their first game of the season.
■ Pontiac 8, Rantoul 2. Carson Church and Keegan Jones drove in runs, but the Eagles suffered a home loss after giving up five runs in the seventh inning.
■ Tuscola 5, Sullivan 3. Amber Miller had a two-run single for the visiting Warriors, who received RBI from Madison Frerichs and Anna Watson. The Redskins’ Taylor Wallis had two hits and an RBI, and Allie Bragg hit a run-scoring single.
■ Centennial 1, M-S 1. Katelynn Martinez scored on an assist from Dagny Olson for the host Chargers, who trailed 1-0 at halftime. Allison Fritz scored on an assist from Catherine McHale for the Bulldogs, who received six saves from keeper Kathy Bradley. Centennial keeper Hope Archer posted six saves.
■ STM 8, Judah 0. Jade Brinkoetter scored three goals — her second straight hat trick — and added an assist in the first 12 minutes to lead the visiting Sabers. STM’s Louisette Lukusa added two goals. Lexi Wallen didn’t face a shot in her sixth shutout of the season. Erin Huggett recorded 17 saves for the Tribe (2-3-1).
■ Bloomington 2, Urbana 0. Kayla Lard made nine saves for the host Tigers, who trailed 2-0 at halftime.
■ First Baptist 7, Calvary Christian 0. Kimmy Montgomery had a hat trick, Ashley Greazer had two goals and an assist and DFB (2-0) cruised to a win at Normal.
In track & field
■ At Gibson City. Christian Glascock won the 300-meter hurdles, triple jump and long jump to help GCMS beat Prairie Central by one point in a triangular that also included Ridgeview.
Skyler Sieving won the 100 and the 110 hurdles for the Hawks.
In the girls’ meet, Lauren Nagle (100, 200, 400) and LaToya Baillie (discus, 300 hurdles) helped GCMS beat Prairie Central and Ridgeview.
■ At LeRoy. Lea Slauch was a three-event winner — 100, 200 and long jump — and Emma Hoyer on two — shot put, discus — to lead Urbana Uni High to a runaway victory in a four-team meet. Second-place LeRoy got two wins apiece from Jess Clarke (1,600 and 3,200) and Kelsey Walker (100 hurdles, 300).
In the boys’ event, Uni High earned second place behind Lexington thanks to wins from George Gunter (800), Arch Robison (1,600) and the Illineks’ 1,600 and 3,200 relay units. PBL was third thanks to two-event winner Tyler Rubarts (100 hurdles, triple jump). Third-place LeRoy got a win from Zeke Pliura in the 3,200.
In boys’ tennis
■ St. Thomas More 9, Decatur Lutheran 0. Nathaniel Thomas dropped one game in singles, and James Tressler and Colin Kelley each dropped two to power the visiting Sabers.
■ Centennial 7, Central 2. Sunny Singh, Max Zheng, Peter Kim, Andrew Scaggs and Patrick Kearney won in straight sets to lead the Chargers.