Saturday's prep highlights: Storm clinches baseball title
Salt Fork 7, Bismarck-Henning 5. The host Storm clinched the Vermilion Valley title, improving to 13-2 in the conference. Ross Learnard had three of Salt Fork's 10 hits, and Sam Shoaf drove in two runs for the Blue Devils.
Tuscola 11, Unity 8. TJ Onstott homered and Jacob Barr and Nolan Walsh each had three hits for the host Warriors. Seth Tolliver went 4 for 4 with a home run for the Rockets.
Urbana 5-4, MacArthur 4-5. The Tigers scored three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to rally to a win in the first game. Kyle Ross had two doubles and drove in three runs for Urbana. Dylan Anderson had two RBI in the nightcap for the Tigers.
Normal West 13-15, Champaign Central 1-3. Tate Long had two of the Maroons' six hits in the second game.
Shelbyville 4-5, St. Joseph-Ogden 3-9. Elizabeth Everingham hit her 19th home run in the Spartans' Game 1 loss, breaking an IHSA single-season record that had stood for 29 years. The SJ-O junior had shared the mark with Becky Clark of Newton, who homered 18 times in 1982.
The Spartans rebounded from their fourth loss of the season behind Mickaela Fleming's two hits, including a home run, and four RBI in the nightcap. Hannah BoweN had two hits and two RBI in the SJ-O win.
Tuscola 7, Heritage 0. Erin Walker pitched a three-hit shutout, and Emma Commerford and Lexi Rogers each drove in two runs to lead the Warriors.
Schlarman 10, Heritage 5. Lea Hall homered and drove in three runs to lift the host Hilltoppers. Chelsea Willis had three singles for Schlarman.
Schlarman 6, Tuscola 1. Brittany Hay and Willis each had three hits and combined for three RBI for the host Hilltoppers. Schlarman pitchers Kelsey Sollars and Kylee West collaborated to scatter seven hits, including two by Taylor Kauffman.
Normal West 2, Danville 0. The Vikings were shut out by the host school in a Class 3A regional quarterfinal match. Goalie Kim Youhas had 14 saves for Danville (10-11-2), which had five shots on goal to Normal West's nine.
Track & field
At Mahomet. Mahomet-Seymour placed first in eight events and set three meet records en route to a 115-point winning margin in its invitational meet. The Bulldogs eclipsed marks in the 400-meter relay, 1,600 relay and triple jump, with Zach McClughen leaping 44 feet, 6 inches.
Colton Fender (110 hurdles, 300 hurdles) won two events for M-S. St. Joseph-Ogden, which placed fifth in the 19-school invitational, set a meet record in the 3,200 relay.
At Shelbyvile. Austin Dean of Atwood-Hammond won the 100 meters and Ryan Pearce of Villa Grove placed first in the shot put at the Shelbyville Open. Fifth-place Villa Grove was the highest-finishing area team in the 21-school field.
At Bloomington-Normal. Danville was in first place after scoring 24 points in doubles in the rain-delayed Big 12 Conference tournament. The singles were rained out Saturday and rescheduled for 1 p.m. Monday.
The Vikings tandem of Ashish Patel and Yanis Mokraoui won No. 2 doubles. Danville also scored third-place points at No. 1 (Tyler Ellis-Matthew Kidwell) and No. 3 (Love Shah-Logan Nelson).
Champaign Central was second with 23 points and Bloomington third with 22.