Bunnies stay perfect in league

FISHER – Fisher remained unbeaten in the Heart of Illinois Conference as Taw Fredrickson outdueled Blue Ridge's Cody Warren for a 1-0 Bunnies baseball victory Tuesday.

Fredrickson (5-2) pitched a perfect game for 61/3 innings and finished with 10 strikeouts while pitching a two-hit shutout. Warren (2-4), who struck out seven, shut out Fisher over the final six innings and finished with a seven-hitter.

Fisher (11-4, 6-0 HOI) scored the game's lone run in the first inning when Kam Mason singled, stole second and scored on a double by Dillon Jones.

Urbana 9, Danville 7. Urbana scored seven runs in the fifth inning to rally from a 7-2 deficit and held on to win on the road. Bryan Fink drove in three runs and was one of three Tigers with two hits, along with Trey Russell and Cody Comstock. Blake Janesky had two of Danville's six hits.

Tri-County 10, VG 7. Adam Johnson had three hits and Austin Prosser homered for host Villa Grove.

STM 10, CPCI 0. Zach Johnson allowed one hit and went 3 for 3 with two doubles to lead St. Thomas More to a 4 1/2-inning victory against visiting CPCI. Tyler Brown went 2 for 3 with a triple and two RBI for the Sabers.

A-P 10, Tri-Valley 9. Armstrong-Potomac scored four runs in the bottom of the sixth and held on for a one-run home victory. Dawson Loschen homered and had two hits for A-P.

Watseka 12, PBL 5. Brede Parker had four hits to lead Watseka to a victory against visiting Paxton-Buckley-Loda. Jimmy Quinn had two hits for PBL.

M-S 13, Eureka 8. Alex Smith went 5 for 5 and homered for Mahomet-Seymour in a home victory. Josh Raymond homered twice and Brannon Kwiatkowski also hit a round-tripper for the Bulldogs.

Milford 6, Hoopeston 4. Kyle Evans and Anthony Stebbins homered for host Milford against Hoopeston Area. Marvin Crawford homered for the Cornjerkers.

Pontiac 9, Rantoul 5. Cody Flowers went 2 for 2 with two RBI for Rantoul in a home loss.

Arcola 16, Marshall 15. Nik Duffle homered twice and drove in five runs to lead visiting Arcola to an offense-dominated victory. Nicholas Lindenmeyer drove in four runs and had three hits for the Purple Riders.

Schlarman 4, G-RF 3. Tyler Brennan struck out 11 and did not allow a run over the final five innings to lead Schlarman to victory against visiting Georgetown-Ridge Farm. Lucas Spezia went 2 for 2 and scored the winning run in the seventh on a hit by Kyle Golden.

Korie Vire had two hits and an RBI for the Buffaloes.

In softball:

Watseka 5, PBL 2. Katie LaVoie hit a two-run double in the fifth inning to break a 1-1 tie and scored on Erin Cowan's single to lead the Warriors to a home victory against Paxton-Buckley-Loda. LaVoie (10-8) earned the win with a complete-game five-hitter.

Danville 12, Centennial 5. Casey Cromwell homered for the Vikings in a Big 12 home victory. Julie Cutright had two of Centennial's four hits and scored twice.

STM 8, Oakwood 1. Brittany Einck pitched a complete-game two-hitter and had two hits, including a home run, in St. Thomas More's road victory. Brooke Schmidt went 3 for 4 with two RBI for the Sabers. Allison Cole also drove in two runs for STM while going 2 for 3 with a double.

Rantoul 5, Pontiac 4. Paige Harms' sacrifice fly in the top of the seventh inning scored Katie Gehrt with the go-ahead run and the Eagles held on to win on the road. Winning pitcher Hanna Mennenga (6-5) struck out 12 and held Pontiac to three hits and two earned runs.

Lovington-Arthur 7, S-S 4. Lovington-Arthur scored four runs in the sixth inning to overtake host Stewardson-Strasburg. Mallory Renfro went 2 for 4 with a three-run double for L-A, while teammate Allison Chancellor was 3 for 3.

Heritage 14, G-RF 0. Hilary Smith went 2 for 3, drove in four runs and pitched no-hit ball for the first 41/3 innings to lead the Hawks to victory against visiting Georgetown-Ridge Farm. Katie Rutledge went 3 for 3 for Heritage. Smith (8-2) struck out seven before giving way to a reliever in the fifth.

Westville 5, Schlarman 1. Westville handed Schlarman its first Vermilion Valley Conference defeat behind Taylor Ceader's strong pitching. The Tiger junior did not allow an earned run and struck out six. Lauren Kirkpatrick had a two-run single for Westville (10-5, 6-1 VVC). Lohgan Bryant's run-scoring hit in the third inning gave Schlarman (8-8, 5-1 VVC) a 1-0 lead.

M-S 13, Eureka 12. Mahomet-Seymour scored six runs in the bottom of the seventh. Kendyl Cummins capped the comeback with a three-run hit. Nicole Smith had three hits and two RBI for the Bulldogs, and Allison Gwinup contributed three hits and Courtney Roberts drove in two runs.

PC 8, Normal U-High 7. Stephanie Wessels had three hits, three runs and three RBI to lead Prairie Central to a come-from-behind victory. The Hawks scored four times in the bottom of the seventh to pull out the win.

Hoopeston Area 10, Milford 0. Kelsey Sollars pitched a one-hit shutout and Chelsea Willis drove in three runs to lead Hoopeston Area to a six-inning home victory. Desi Cartwright had three of the Cornjerkers' nine hits.

Blue Ridge 10, Fisher 1. Devin Houser had three hits and Jade O'Neal homered for Blue Ridge in a road victory.

B-H 7, Unity 6. Elyse Lippert drove in five runs for host Bismarck-Henning.

GCMS 7, A-P 3. Kaiti Bowden and Sabrina Smith each doubled to back the four-hit pitching of Jessica Hunter as Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley beat visiting Armstrong-Potomac.

In girls' track & field:

At Danville. Destiny Carter won the long jump and 200 meters, leading Danville to the team title in a four-school meet. The Vikings won all four relays and 12 of 18 events overall.

In boys' track & field:

At Villa Grove. Villa Grove freshman Ryan Pearce won the discus with a school-record of 152 feet, 1 inch as the host team placed first i a three-team meet.

In girls' soccer:

Judah Christian 2, DFB 1. Alyssa Chambers scored an unassisted goal and assisted on Leah Wegel's score to lead the Tribe to a home victory against Danville First Baptist. Judah Christina outshot DFB 19-2.

M-S 3, Urbana 0. Hillary Veitch had five saves and recorded her sixth shutout of the season in Mahomet-Seymour's road victory. Kara Breedlove scored twice for the Bulldogs (7-3), while Kelsie Donley contributed a goal and an assist. Sophomore Christiana Stark had five saves for the Tigers.

Uni High 3, St. Teresa 0. Michelle Wong, Emma Coverdill and Sarah Vaughen scored first-half goals for Urbana University High in a home victory.

Charleston 3, Danville 1. Allyson Huff scored for host Danville on a penalty kick.

In boys' tennis:

Centennial 9, Mattoon 0. Nicholas Oporto didn't lose a game at No. 1 singles and combined with Mauricio Gonzalez to capture No. 1 doubles 6-1, 6-1 as the Chargers rolled to a home victory.

Danville 9, Urbana 0. Tyler Ellis won 6-0, 6-0 at No. 1 singles and combined with Ryan Dyar for a 6-4, 6-4 victory at No. 1 singles.

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