Thursday's prep highlights: Overstreet leads PBL
Paxton-Buckley-Loda 4, St. Joseph-Ogden 2. Winning pitcher DYLAN OVERSTREET improved to 4-1, allowing a pair of seventh-inning runs. TANNER HARRIS drove in a run for PBL (10-5).
St. Thomas More 9, Watseka 6. The Sabers, who squandered a 5-0 lead after one inning, scored twice in the fifth and twice in the sixth to hold off the Warriors. STORM JOOP went 4 for 4 and MIKE RUBENACKER had two hits and two RBI for the Sabers.
East Central 11, Decatur Lutheran 0. COLIN DALY, KOLTEN HODGSON and TRAVIS HAWKINS combined on a five-inning no-hitter for the Panthers (7-12).
Iroquois West 7, CPCI 5. The Raiders rallied from a four-run deficit in the fifth inning, sparked by KYLEN RUSHBROOK's two-run homer in the sixth. Rushbrook also pitched three innings of hitless relief to get the win. ERIC DIEKEN added two RBI.
Georgetown-Ridge Farm 12, Tuscola 7. KORIE VIRE, NATHAN ROSS and ANDY CRAVENS smacked homers for the Buffaloes.
Olympia 6, Rantoul 1. The Eagles (12-4) were limited to one hit.
Prairie Central 8, Pontiac 3. TRENT BOUNDS went 3 for 4 for the Hawks, who pounded 12 hits.
Bismarck-Henning 7, Hoopeston Area 2. SAM SHOAF collected two hits and three RBI to power the Blue Devils.
Milford 12, Kankakee Grace Baptist 4. CLAYTON RIECHES went 3 for 5 and knocked in four runs as the Bearcats cruised. Milford scored five times in the first. MAX McCABE homered and drove in three runs. CODY LANE had two hits and scored three times, and ARIC COOKE added a pair of hits and an RBI. JAKE McCANN also chipped in a pair of hits.
Mahomet-Seymour 4, Bloomington Central Catholic 3. JAIME SCOTT picked up the victory, surviving Central Catholic's three-run rally in the seventh. ALISON TARRANT had a triple for M-S.
Heritage 5, Centennial 2. BRITTANY LATHAM went 2 for 3 for the Hawks, who improved to 13-3. Winning pitcher STEPHANIE SANDERSON scattered six hits.
St. Thomas More 11, Watseka 2. BECCA MILLAGE struck out 12 and went 3 for 4 at the plate to lead the Sabers. BROOKE SCHMIDT added two hits and two RBI.
Bismarck-Henning 14, Hoopeston Area 2. LANIE ANDREWS had three hits as part of an 11-hit Blue Devil offense. MAYA CLEMMONS had two hits for Hoopeston.
LeRoy 8, Monticello 1. ASHLEY WALKER homered and drove in two to lead the Panthers. Walker also starred in the circle, allowing four hits. Monticello (11-5) got three hits, including a pair of doubles, from KRISTYN BARRETT.
Centennial 0, Normal West 0. The Chargers (4-1-2) outshot Normal West 8-1. It was keeper HOPE ARCHER's fifth shutout of the season.
Monticello 9, Decatur Eisenhower 1. SHELBY HARDIMON scored twice and keeper RACHEL WHITE made six saves for the Sages. SAMANTHA TERSTRIEP and STEPHANIE CHANEY also scored for Monticello.
Mahomet-Seymour 9, Olympia 0. DANIELLE ELLIS, LAUREN LONGFELLOW, LAUREN GRANT, AMANDA WALLACE, BREANNA TAYLOR, SARAH GARROW, CATHERINE McHALE, RACHEL LANGLEY and SARAH VANWINGERDEN scored for the Bulldogs (7-2-1). ASHLEY HODGE had two assists.
First Baptist 6, Urbana Uni JV 0. ALICIA MOODY scored four goals and JESSICA GREER added a pair as First Baptist moved to 3-0.
Urbana Uni 7, Meridian 0. JULIANA TRACH scored three times and CHRISTINA GRATTON added a goal and two assists for the Illineks (4-4-1).
Track & field
At Watseka. Watseka won its heptangular behind a pair of titles from JESSICA ALLHANDS (discus, triple jump). Watseka had 178 points, followed by Bismarck-Henning with 158. ELLEN DULIN (800, 3,200) was a double winner for the Blue Devils. In the boys' meet, Watseka finished second behind Momence. The Warriors' TRAVIS McKAY was victorious in the discus and teammate TYLER ALLISON took the triple jump. Watseka also got wins from DAULTON DePATIS (3,200) and CALEB PARSONS (110 hurdles). Hoopeston's BROCK RAMOS won the 800 and the 1,600.
At Champaign. Champaign Central's AUSTIN ATEN posted a straight- sets victory at No. 1 singles as the Maroons beat Danville 8-1. Central (6-0) also got singles victories from KENNETH YUN, SAMUEL WAMPLER, ALEJANDRO MACIAS and HELAMAN MONTES LUCAS.
At Urbana. DANIEL O'BRIEN (No. 3), JEFFREY LAZUKA (No. 4) and PETER KIM (No. 6) posted singles wins as Centennial defeated Urbana 6-3.
The Chargers swept the doubles, keyed by O'Brien and Lazuka teaming for a 6-0, 6-1 victory at No. 2.