Outburst helps Buffaloes rally

Outburst helps Buffaloes rally

WESTVILLE — Georgetown-Ridge Farm/Chrisman erupted for eight runs in the fifth inning to wipe out a 3-1 deficit en route to a 12-3 baseball victory against Westville on Friday. A.J. Pitmon went 2 for 3 and drove in four runs for the Buffaloes. Nathan Ross had two hits, two RBI and scored twice in the win. G-RF/Chrisman's 13-hit attack included two hits by Kody Kidwell and Travis Digby's homer.

Patrick Coon had two hits and two RBI for Westville.

M-S 10, Villa Grove 0. Josh Raymond and Bob Schroeder each had three hits, while three pitchers combined on a two-hit shutout as Mahomet-Seymour defeated the visiting Blue Devils in five innings.

Raymond and Nick Pratten contributed home runs as the Bulldogs improved to 5-1.

Austin Klein, Luke Radliff and Jason Troyer struck out a combined 10 batters.

Moline 9, Central 2. Timmie Johnson had two of Champaign Central's four hits in a home defeat.

Rantoul 3, Blue Ridge 2. Josh Clayborn went 3 for 4 for the host Eagles, who scored a run in the seventh. Sahr Lebbie, Josh Shields and Cody Flowers each had two hits for Rantoul. Josh Lytel drove in two runs for the Knights.

Fisher 6, A-P 2. Miles Gosser drove in three runs and John Demblon struck out eight in a complete game against visiting Armstrong-Potomac. Gosser and Trey Rogers each had two hits for Fisher (5-4).

Ryan Robertson had two hits and an RBI for the Trojans (4-4).

Watseka 9, Manteno 2. Tim Jenkins belted a three-run homer to highlight Watseka's 13-hit attack in a home victory. The Warriors (7-1) received two hits apiece from John Braden, Seth Woods and Brede Parker. Winning pitcher Sawyer Harris (1-0) threw a complete game two-hitter.

Clinton 14, Lexington 3. Clinton capitalized on nine walks and five hit-by-pitches in a home victory. Ashton Tedrick drove in four runs and winning pitcher Colin Duling had three RBI for the Maroons.

St. Xavier 15, Schlarman 8. Matt Chamberlain drove in two runs for the Hilltoppers in a loss to the visitors from Louisville, Ky.

In softball:

Hoopeston Area 8, Oakwood 0. Erin Henk pitched a one-hitter and was backed by Kelsey Norton's three hits, including a home run, in Hoopeston Area's road victory. Henk and batterymate Amy Austin each had two hits. Kayli Plotner had Oakwood's lone hit.

Rantoul 3, Normal U-High 0. Hanna Mennenga pitched a three-hit shutout and had two hits for the host Eagles. Mennenga struck out 12 and walked one as Rantoul improved to 3-3 in its Corn Belt opener.

Manteno 10, Watseka 0. Kloie McCann doubled for the visiting Warriors. Olivet Nazarene-bound pitcher Jordan Junge (5-0) held Watseka to three hits in the six-inning game.

Fisher 12, A-P 0. Brooke Clemmons drove in four runs and Caleigh Hennigh pitched a two-hit shutout to lead the Bunnies to a five-inning win against visiting Armstrong-Potomac. Clemmons doubled and tripled, while Rachel Kelley had two hits and two runs to the win. Hennigh struck out 10 and didn't walk a batter.

Seneca 1, Prairie Central 0. Seneca scored the lone run on a two-out fielding error in the second inning. Shianne Busch went 2 for 3 with a double for the Hawks (4-3).

Schlarman 5, B-H 2. Jessica Moreman drove in two runs and Lohgan Bryant doubled twice in Schlarman's victory against visiting Bismarck-Henning.

In track:
Fisher boys win title.
Trevor Unzicker won the 200, 400, 110 hurdles and triple jump, and Colten Unzicker (800) and Guy Kirby (long jump) also won events as Fisher's boys won the Arthur Invitational.
In the girls' meet, Lindsay Troike won the 800 to lead fourth-place Tuscola.