Davis, Westville top Cornjerkers

HOOPESTON – Zach Davis came within a home run of hitting for the cycle for Westville in an 11-6 baseball win against Hoopeston Area on Friday. Davis singled, doubled, tripled, drove in two runs and scored three times to power the Tigers. Teammate Nick Jones also had three hits to go along with three RBI and two runs.

St. Thomas More 6, Schlarman 5. Tyler Brown hit a two-run homer and winning pitcher Zach Johnson struck out eight in six innings to lift the host Sabers.

Paxton-Buckley-Loda 8, LeRoy 3. Jimmy Quinn had two hits and drove in a pair of runs for the visiting Panthers. Jacob Bender added a pair of hits and scored twice, and Dylan Overstreet added three hits for PBL.

Arcola 7, Villa Grove 5. Pedro Leal and Nicholas Lindenmeyer each drove in two runs for the visiting Purple Riders. Winning pitcher Garrison Stenger scattered five hits and struck out nine.

Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 4, El Paso-Gridley 3. Tyler Eads went 3 for 3 with two RBI and Sam Johnson belted a two-run homer to help winning pitcher Christian Rosenbeck improve his record to 4-0 for the host Falcons.

Oakwood 16, Milford 1. Casey Fletcher had three hits and drove in five runs to power the host Comets. Douglas Pierce had three hits, including a pair of doubles, for Oakwood.

Salt Fork 15, Armstrong-Potomac 0. Joe Pratt fired a one-hit shut- out, striking out six for the host Storm.

Fisher 11, Tremont 2. Dillon Jones recorded four hits, drove in four runs and scored two more for the host Bunnies.

Arthur-Lovington 10, South Piatt 9. Bryce Yantis, Zach Riley (two RBI), Daniel Allen (three RBI) and Trevor Schrock (two RBI) all had two hits for the visiting Knights.

Gardner South-Wilmington 8, Iroquois West 1. Kyle Pool had three hits for the host Raiders.

Bismarck-Henning 4, Georgetown-Ridge Farm 3. Adam Baker had two hits and two RBI for the visiting Blue Devils.

Sullivan 6, Neoga 0. Ryan Stewart (two RBI), Alex Wood (RBI) and winning pitcher Andrew Sparrow (RBI) all had two hits for the host Redskins.
 

In softball:

Bismarck-Henning 9, Georgetown-Ridge Farm 2. Winning pitcher Frankie Shoaf went 4 for 4 with two home runs and three RBI to propel the host Blue Devils.

Prairie Central 7, Rantoul 6. Kelsey Gass homered for the visiting Eagles.

St. Thomas More 13, Urbana 0. Brittany Einck went 4 for 4 with two doubles and two RBI for the visiting Sages.

Westville 6, Hoopeston Area 2. Taylor Poggendorf had two hits and drove in two runs for the visiting Tigers.

Villa Grove 12, Arcola 2. Lizzy Smith collected three hits and two RBI for the host Blue Devils.

Salt Fork 13, Armstrong-Potomac 0. Jessica Strowmatt homered twice and drove in three runs for the visiting Storm. Hunter Marsh and Megan McCord (three hits, thee RBI) also homered. Winning pitcher Hannah Darr allowed one hit and struck out seven.

Milford/Cissna Park 10, Oakwood 9. Jessica Cann, Anna Lucht (three RBI) and Lexie Schuldt all had three hits for the host Bearcats.

Monticello 7, Meridian 0. Kaitlyn Barrett (three RBI) and Sammi Thompson each had three hits for the host Sages.

Watseka 7, Donovan 6. Winning pitcher Katie LaVoie had two hits, two runs and an RBI for the host Warriors.

Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 13, El Paso-Gridley 3. Kaiti Bowen hit a grand slam, doubled and drove in six runs for the host Falcons.

Fisher 10, Tremont 4. Kalli Gosser went 4 for 4 with two runs and an RBI for the host Bunnies. Shannon Russell hit a pair of doubles, drove in two runs and scored three times.

Paxton-Buckley-Loda 3, LeRoy 1. Brooke Allen had two hits and drove in three runs for the visiting Panthers.

St. Joseph-Ogden 18-16, Casey-Westfield 9-0. Jenna Slifer fired a no-hitter for the visiting Spartans in the second game. Elizabeth Everingham homered in both games for SJ-O. Jessica Canfield and Hannah Bowen each had four hits and also homered for the Spartans in the opener. Audra James had four hits and three RBI in the second game.

In girls' soccer:

Champaign Central 8, St. Teresa 0. Kim Vega scored four goals and Sarah Kresca added three goals and two assists for the Maroons at the Charleston tournament.

In girls' track and field:

At Urbana. Alexis Jimson-Miller won the 100-meter hurdles, Destiny Carter won the long jump and the 800 relay team of Casmir Bailey, Dominique Bishop-Smith, Jade Carter and Pamela Ewing were victorious for Danville in the Vikings' win at the 16-team Urbana Invitational. Second-place Urbana got victories from Meghan Houk (3,200) and Shelby Stevenson (pole vault).

In boys' track and field:

At Champaign. Colin Fender (300 hurdles) and Austin Armetta (pole vault) picked up wins to help Mahomet-Seymour prevail in the 11-team Gene Ward Invitational.

The Bulldogs finished 36 points ahead of second-place Chicago Kenwood.

In boys’ tennis:
At Champaign. Nicholas Oporto and Mauricio Gonzalez won their singles matches and teamed to win in doubles for Centennial in a 5-4 loss to O’Fallon. Robb Cozad also won in singles for the Chargers.
 

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