Tuesday's prep highlights: Namoff sparks Chargers

Baseball

Centennial 9, Rantoul 4. TYLER NAMOFF went 3 for 3 with two RBI to power the visiting Chargers. The Eagles (16-10) got two RBI from KELLY FOSTER.

Clinton 6, Argenta-Oreana 4. JOSH MERRICK clubbed a two-run homer and NATE ENNIS added a solo shot for the Maroons.

Schlarman 14, Georgetown-Ridge Farm 4. MATT CHAMBERLAIN (3 for 3, three RBI), PATRICK McKENNA (two hits, one RBI) and ZACK MILLER (two RBI) paced the Hilltoppers. BROCK DREWS also drove in two.

Armstrong-Potomac 6, Westville 3. KEVIN BURTON slugged a two-run homer and KOLTON VERMILLION added two hits for the Trojans. Pitcher DJ DAVIS struck out eight in six innings.

Danville 10, Urbana 0. CASH KISER pitched a three-hitter and chipped in two hits to lead the Vikings. CHUCKIE ROBINSON (two hits), ZACK THOMAS (two RBI) and CHASE THURSTON (two RBI) also contributed to the offense.

Mattoon 7, Champaign Central 2. TATE LONG went 3 for 4 and SCOTT RUNYAN added two hits for the Maroons.

Salt Fork 20, Milford 1. JOEL LEARNARD hit a grand slam and COLE TAYLOR had four hits for the Storm.

Paxton-Buckley-Loda 9, Clifton Central 4. BRAD BATTE went 3 for 3 with three RBI and DYLAN OVERSTREET added three hits to lift the Panthers.

Oakwood 7, Hoopeston Area 3. CAMERON LEE and CASEY FLETCHER had two hits in the Comets' road win.

LeRoy 7, Peoria Heights 2. NIC STEVENS' three hits and two RBI led the Panthers.

Iroquois West 8, Momence 5. The Raiders got three hits and two RBI from GABE RUSHBROOK.

St. Thomas More 11, St. Joseph-Ogden 1. MIKE RUBENACKER (3 for 3) and MIKE PLECKI (three RBI) paced the Sabers.

Softball

At Downs. STEPHANIE HINTZ went 4 for 5 and MARY KLINE knocked in four runs as LeRoy beat El Paso-Gridley 12-7 in the Heart of Illinois Conference tournament's first round. Deer Creek-Mackinaw defeated Fisher 3-0 despite two hits apiece from AMANDA CAIN and CHELSEA WILLIAMSON.

Westville 9, Armstrong-Potomac 0. TAYLOR CEADER struck out 14 and tossed a one-hitter. KATIE SHAW had two hits and three RBI. MARY DELANEY's one-out single in the seventh broke up the no-hit bid.

St. Joseph-Ogden 30, St. Thomas More 4. ELIZABETH EVERINGHAM struck out 11 in five innings and contributed three hits, including a homer. BECCA MILLAGE was 2 for 2 for the Sabers.

Bloomington Central Catholic 14, Mahomet-Seymour 12. JAMIE SCOTT had three hits, including a homer, and three RBI for the Bulldogs. ALISON TARRANT also homered for M-S.

Urbana 11, Centennial 0. JASMINE WHITE was 3 for 3 with three RBI to lead the Tigers. Winning pitcher ELLEN BEVERLY scattered four hits.

Watseka 17, Tri-Point 4. HAYLAY GRAY's three-hit, three-RBI afternoon paced the Warriors, who pounded out 15 hits. Gray homered, LAUREN WATTS drove in three runs and ALEX HERDER knocked in two. Watseka collected four triples in a five-run first.

Girls' soccer

Mahomet-Seymour 6, Mount Zion 1. SARAH GARROW and BROOKE STEVENS each had a goal and an assist as the Bulldogs (12-2-2) romped at home.

Centennial 5, Bloomington 0. DAGNY OLSON scored twice in her return to the lineup to lead the Chargers (11-4-2, 7-1-1 Big 12) in their 11th shutout. KATELYNN MARTINEZ had two goals and an assist, and GRACE AYODELE scored on a penalty kick.

Danville 2, Champaign Central 0. MALLORY SPARNICHT had a goal and an assist for the Vikings (10-10-2). ALEXIS JIMSON-MILLER also scored.

Riverton 2, Monticello 1. KIA SMITH scored in the second half and RACHEL WHITE made 14 saves, but Monticello (5-12) fell in a Class 1A Warrensburg-Latham Regional opener.

Track & field

At Catlin. Bismarck-Henning won the Vermilion Valley Conference girls' meet behind victories in all four relays. MARY BASS (100 meters), KARI FREE (800) and MARANDA WITTY (100 high hurdles) posted wins for the Blue Devils, who compiled 145 points. Oakwood/Armstrong-Potomac's MAKENZIE BAKER won all three jump events.

Boys' tennis

At Champaign. TRAVIS TRESSLER and BRIAN FALLON teamed for an 8-2 victory at No. 1 doubles to help St. Thomas More secure a 5-4 victory against Mount Zion.

At Champaign. JEFF LAZUKA earned a three-set win at No. 4 singles, but Centennial fell to Normal Community 7-2. PETER KIM and PATRICK KEARNEY teamed for a win at No. 3 doubles.

 

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