Monday's prep highlights: Joop, Rubenacker STM
Cerro Gordo 10, Arcola 0. Joe Peter pitched a no-hitter and struck out 11 for the Broncos in a five-inning home win. Kaleb Krigbaum went 3 for 4 with three runs and two RBI for Cerro Gordo.
St. Thomas More 16, Leroy 6. Storm Joop and Mike Rubenacker each drove in four runs for the Sabers in a home win. Mike Plecki contributed four hits and scored four runs for STM.
Rantoul 4, Clinton 0. Terry Deaville pitched a four-hit shutout, leading the Eagles to a road victory. Chris Deaville, Cord Church and Jacob Frerichs had two hits apiece for Rantoul. Josh Merrick had two hits, including a double, for the Maroons.
Mahomet-Seymour 11, Prairie Central 0. Freshman Joe Kenney belted two home runs and drove in five runs to power the Bulldogs to a five-inning home win. Brad Herrmann's three-run homer in the first got M-S rolling. Tyler Francisco pitched a three-hit shutout.
Blue Ridge 4, Warrensburg-Latham 3. Ben Wells' single with one out in the bottom of the eighth drove in Trever Jones with the winning run for the host Knights. Winning pitcher Conner Builta struck out 16 in a complete game.
Lake Forest 21, Urbana 18. After falling behind 13-3, the host Tigers battled back to send the game to extra innings before losing in the eighth. Michael Thompson drove in three runs for Urbana.
Lincoln 7, Champaign Central 5. Lucas Wilson, Tate Long and Scott Runyan had two hits apiece for the Maroons in a road loss.
Watseka 6, Donovan 4. Alex Gocken went 3 for 3 with two RBI in support of pitcher Aaron Lamie, who allowed no earned runs and did not walk a batter in a complete-game win for the visiting Warriors.
PBL 11, Milford 0. Cody Emberson and Patrick Brown combined on a five-inning no-hitter for the Panthers in a home win. Tanner Harris and Jordan Glad had two RBI apiece for PBL.
Fisher 5, Monticello 4. Tyler Rogers belted a two-run single in the sixth inning to give the host Bunnies a one-run lead that stood up for a victory. Taw Fredrickson held the Sages to four hits and struck out 10 in a complete-game win.
Unity 4, Bismarck-Henning 1. Austin Fender struck out 15 and held the visiting Blue Devils to two hits as the Rockets (5-0) remained undefeated. Spencer Shumaker had three of the Rockets' five hits.
East Central 10, Okaw Valley 2. Chance Lemmon and John Essig each drove in three runs in support of winning pitcher Justin Bruce, who struck out 11 for the visiting Panthers.
Salt Fork 5, St. Joseph-Ogden 3. The Storm scored four runs in the first inning and held off the host Spartans. David Sacre, Cole Sanford and Adam DePratt each had two hits for Salt Fork. Drew Nagy of SJ-O had two RBI.
Mahomet-Seymour 9, Monticello 4. Alyssa Spoerer and Ally Thornton each went 4 for 4 with two doubles apiece, leading the Bulldogs to a home win. Thornton drove in four runs, and Spoerer scored three times. Sarah Fortune had two RBI for the Sages.
GCMS 9, Clinton 2. Kaiti Bowen hit a three-run home run in the third inning for host Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley, which got two hits from Emily Spangler and three hits from Regan Romshek. Jessica Hunter drove in two runs for the Falcons. Romshek struck out 10 in her complete-game victory. Haley Ginger and Bailey Walker each doubled for the Maroons.
Schlarman 10, Fisher 4. Bayli Mitchell homered, tripled and drove in five runs for the visiting Hilltoppers, who got two hits and three runs from Lea Hall. Kalli Gosser (3 for 4) had two doubles and a home run for the Bunnies, who got two hits and an RBI from Sydney Baker.
LeRoy 15, STM 1. Kolleen Fannin went 4 for 5 with four RBI and Stephanie Hintz pitched a complete-game three-hitter, leading the Panthers to a six-inning road victory. Karalee White contributed three hits to the win. The lone run off Hintz was unearned.
Villa Grove 9, Shiloh 3. The Blue Devils won at home behind the pitching and hitting of Lizzy Smith. The junior held Shiloh to four hits and struck out 13 while evening her record at 3-3. Smith also went 2 for 2 with a home run and three RBI. Jessica Hunt doubled and drove in a run for Shiloh.
Rantoul 9, Bismarck-Henning 2. The Eagles scored six runs in the seventh inning to break open a one-run game in their road victory. Grace Bjornbak homered in support of winning pitcher Jamie Hedrick, who held the Blue Devils to three hits.
Lovington-Arthur 4, Argenta-Oreana 2. Sherrelle Coller had three hits and Ashley Tabb pitched a six-hitter, leading L/A to a road win.
Watseka 9, Donovan 8. The Warriors overcame an early 5-2 deficit to win on the road behind pitcher Taylor Bauer's three hits and Mariah Carroll's two RBI.
Arcola 15, Cerro Gordo 4. Holly Henry went 3 for 3 with a home run and four RBI to lead the Purple Riders to a road win. Laynee Clark also homered and drove in three runs for Arcola. Jessica Blunt of the Broncos went 3 for 3 with four RBI.
PBL 6, Hoopeston Area 1. Liz Satterlee pitched a two-hitter and struck out 15 for the Panthers in a home win. Kirstin Schnabel of PBL and Brooke Kinney of the Cornjerkers each had two hits.
South Piatt 9, Martinsville 4. Kaitie Wildman pitched a two-hitter and did not allow a run in the final five innings for the host Wildcats.
Altamont 6, Sullivan 2. Allie Bragg went 3 for 4 for the Redskins in a home loss.
Heritage 10, Okaw Valley 0. Hilary Smith's three-hit shutout lifted the Hawks to a road win.