Monday's highlights: Rantoul tops SJ-O

Monday's highlights: Rantoul tops SJ-O

In baseball

n Centennial 5, Olympia 2. Starting pitcher Josh Manolakes struck out five, with both runs off him unearned, to lead the Chargers (9-1) to a road win. Cully Wilson had two hits for Centennial.

n St. Thomas More 5, Central A&M 2. Braxton Parisi went 2 for 3 and Cam Deedrich drove in two runs for the Sabers in a road win.

n Salt Fork 7, Milford 0. Max Stutsman, who pitched five innings, and Adam DePratt combined on a no-hitter for the host Storm. Cole Sanford had three hits for Salt Fork.

n Danville 7, Unity 2. The host Vikings won their third in a row as winning pitcher Michael Vascura and Cash Kiser (two RBI) combined to limit the Rockets to three hits.

n South Piatt 4, Tri-County 0. Connor Gross struck out 15 and did not walk a batter, in pitching a three-hit shutout. Shane Hall, Andy Webb and Andrew Jamison each had two hits for South Piatt. Dakota HarmOn had two hits for Tri-County.

n Rantoul 3, St. Joseph-Ogden 0. The Spartans collected nine hits but were unable to score off Luke Pannbacker, who pitched a complete-game shutout for the host Eagles. Cord Church and Tom Wolken each drove in a run for Rantoul (6-2), while Blake Hoveln went 2 for 4 with a double for SJ-O.

n Arcola 2, Arthur-Lovington 1. Jose Ramirez threw a two-hitter and struck out five in a road win. Arcola's Alex Plummer went 2 for 3 with an RBI. Losing pitcher Zach Riley did not allow an earned run in 6 1/3 innings

n Stewardson-Strasburg 4, Sullivan 3. The Redskins fell to 7-4.

n Hoopeston Area 5, Oakwood 4. The Cornjerkers scored twice in the seventh for the road win. Ross Lange, who had two hits, and Corey Rudin each drove in one run for Hoopeston Area.

n Georgetown-Ridge Farm/Chrisman 7, Westville 6. Dylan Cosat's bases-loaded hit with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning capped a three-run rally that carried the Buffaloes to a victory. Cosat and teammate Ryan Berry each had three hits, while Andy Cravens allowed one earned run while pitching a five-hitter for the win.

n Schlarman 9, Bismarck-Henning 1. Tyler Brennan struck out 17 and did not permit an earned run, leading the Hilltoppers to a home win. Alec Neal, who had two hits, and Clein Gard drove in two runs apiece for Schlarman.

n LeRoy 2, Blue Ridge 0. Nolan Sammer pitched a four-hit shutout and went 2 for 3 with a double to lead the Panthers to a home win. Clint O'Neal of the Knights went 2 for 2.

In softball

n Centennial 8, Rantoul 4. Courtney Stamm homered for the visiting Chargers, who built a 5-0 lead en route.

n BCC 17, St. Thomas More 0. Brooke Plotner had the Sabers' lone hit in a four-inning loss.

n South Piatt 8, Shiloh 4. Kaitie Wildman pitched a two-hitter and drove in five runs. Wildman went 3 for 4 with two triples, and teammate Alex Miller contributed two RBI.

n Hoopeston Area 9, Oakwood 7. The Cornjerkers built leads of 5-0 and 9-2 en route to a road victory. Sydney Clark homered for Hoopeston Area.

n Watseka 13, Armstrong-Potomac 6. ALEX HERDER drove in four runs and MARIAH CARROLL had three hits and three runs for the Warriors in a road win.

n Blue Ridge 9, LeRoy 5. Jordan Wheeler struck out 12 and permitted only one earned run in pitching the Knights to a road win. Wheeler also had two doubles and two RBI. For LeRoy, Stephanie Hintz had three hits and Kolleen Fannin had two hits and two RBI.

n Fisher 7, Lexington 0. Kalli Gosser went 4 for 4 and Kelcie Richardson pitched a two-hit shutout for the Bunnies. Gosser also recorded four stolen bases and scored three runs.

n Olympia 6, Clinton 1. Morgan Hickman had the Maroons' lone RBI in a road loss.

n Mount Zion 3, Monticello 2. Megan Magsamen went 2 for 3 with two RBI for the Sages in a home loss.

n Heritage 18-15, Martinsville 0-2. Hilary Smith threw a no-hitter and went 3 for 3 with five RBI for the visiting Hawks in their Game 1 win. In the nightcap, Jenna Davis went 3 for 4 for Heritage.

n G-RF/Chrisman 8, Westville 3. Catie Brandt homered and doubled for the Buffaloes (5-1) in a home win.

n Schlarman 11, Bismarck-Henning 9. Janelle Marion tripled and drove in three runs for the Hilltoppers in a home win. Kate Bass homered and had two RBI for the Blue Devils.

In track & field

n At Urbana. Samone Thompson won the 200-meter dash and swept the 100 and 300 hurdles to lead Champaign Central to the team title in a three-school meet. Nicole Choquette of runner-up Urbana placed first in the 800 and 1,600, Lateshia Dove and Amber Marion of the Tigers each won an individual event and ran on two of their team's three first-place relays.

n At Mount Zion. Kandie Bloch-Jones was a triple-winner for Argenta-Oreana, which finished second in four-team meet. Bloch-Jones placed first in the 300 hurdles, triple jump and high jump. Haley Briggs of the Bombers won the 1,600 and 3,200.

In girls' soccer

n Central 6, Springfield Southeast 0. Maddy Chalifoux scored twice and assisted on a goal for the Maroons (3-1) in a home win.

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