Saturday's prep highlights: Danville sparkles on track

Saturday's prep highlights: Danville sparkles on track

In boys' track & field

At Urbana. Josh Robinson and Cirron Clark each won two events to lead Danville to the team title of the Urbana Open.

Robinson swept the 110-meter hurdles (15.21 seconds) and 300 hurdles (41.44). Clark captured the pole vault (12 feet, 6 inches) and triple jump (42-4 1/2).

The Vikings won seven events and produced 12 top-three finishes en route to a 33-point margin over runner-up Decatur MacArthur.

Other Danville winners were Johnny Leverenz (1,600), Caleb Hummer (3,200) and the 3,200 relay unit of Langston Hobbs, Anthony Holmes, Leverenz and Mitchell Parker.

Alex Goodlad was the top finisher for eighth-place Champaign Central, placing third in the 3,200 (10:44.11).

At Fairbury. The host school won seven events in capturing the Prairie Central Invitational title. The Hawks finished with 178 points, 66 more than runner-up Heyworth.

Individual winners for the Hawks included Ian Briscoe (high jump), Dakota Cabbage (pole vault), Zach Feinhold (discus), Austin Goad (110 hurdles), Stirling Sommer (400). Prairie Central also placed first in the frosh/soph 1,600 relay and the coed relay.

Bryon Powell was a double winner for fifth-place Ridgeview, in the long jump and triple jump.

In girls' track & field

At Fairbury. Sarah Oprondek placed first in the high jump and pole vault to lead the host team to the Prairie Central Invitational title.

With 200 points, Prairie Central finished 88 ahead of runner-up Fisher.

Other Hawks winners were Maddie Bounds (long jump), Gabby Weber (triple jump), Savannah Ropp (100), Alexis Lambert (200) and the coed relay.

Fisher had a pair of two-event winners: Kristen Paris (800, 1,600) and Olivia Heffernan (100 hurdles, 300 hurdles).

In baseball

Westville 3, South Vermillion (Ind.) 2. The Tigers made the most of their three hits to scratch out a road win. Tristan Flynn had two hits, including a double, and an RBI for Westville. Jonathon Hoepner (2-2) pitched five innings for the win, and Jordan Romo earned a save with two shutout innings.

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