Saturday's highlights: Everingham impresses
Iroquois West 3-3, Fisher 2-13. KEATON ZIRKLE had two hits in the opener and drove in the game-winning run for the Raiders. Fisher scored seven times in the fifth inning of the second game and got two hits from TATE ESTES, NICK THOMAS and LUKE HARVEY.
Tri-Valley 4, CPCI 2. DEVON LAUBSCHER collected a pair of hits for the Timberwolves.
CPCI 11, Hoopeston 5. ALEX RABE belted a three-run homer and RICK TRASK had three hits with an RBI.
Clinton 17, Mount Pulaski 3. MARSHALL SPRAGUE and ANTHONY MERRICK each went 3 for 4 with a double and three RBI for the Maroons. ZACH PATE had two hits and drove in four.
St. Joseph-Ogden 7-8, Momence 0-2. NICK GEERS' grand slam highlighted a seven-run sixth inning in the opener for the Spartans, who got a two-hit shutout from LOUIS ACKLIN. BLAKE HOVELN and JAKE STEWART each had two hits in the nightcap to back a two-hitter pitched by STEPHEN DUNN, who picked up his seventh win of the year.
South Piatt 2, Milford 0. ANDY WEBB went 2 for 3 and winning pitcher ANDREW JAMISON struck out six for the Wildcats, who are tied for the conference lead with East Central.
Prairie Central 12, Ridgeview 2. The Hawks scored five times in the top of the first and BRAD MOODY went 4 for 5 with three RBI. PARKER BUSCH and SPENCER HURLEY (RBI) each had two hits and ZACH SHEPERD drove in two runs.
Maroa-Forsyth 9, LeRoy 5. MATT HAMILTON doubled and drove in a pair of runs for LeRoy.
Fisher 11-19, Iroquois West 1-13. HANNAH VARNER won Game 1, striking out six while contributing two hits and two RBI for the Bunnies. HANNAH SPAULDING drove in three runs in the second game and KALLI GOSSER doubled, tripled, scored three times and drove in two.
St. Joseph-Ogden 10-14, Momence 0-1. ELIZABETH EVERINGHAM fired a no-hitter in Game 1 and belted three home runs, had five hits and drove in nine runs on the day for the Spartans. SHELBY FRANZEN added five hits, three runs and three RBI.
Rantoul 8-10, Blue Ridge 3-6. The Eagles got a pair of home runs and five RBI from SADIE ADKINS on the day and GRACE BJORNBAK contributed four hits and two RBI for Rantoul, which also got two hits and a homer from JORDAN SMITH. JORDAN WHEELER and MELINDA WILSON (three RBI) each had two hits, including a homer in the second game for Blue Ridge.
Bloomington 10-13, Centennial 1-0. The visiting Chargers collected eight hits but made 13 errors in the two losses.
Normal Community 14-18, Champaign Central 0-0. Central, which was no-hit in the opener, got two hits in Game 2.
Watseka 10-6, Milford 0-5. HALEY GRAY fired a two-hit shutout in the opener and delivered three hits and four RBI on the day to lead the Warriors. MARIAH CARROLL contributed six hits and two RBI, while KAT GRIMES had four hits and two RBI.
At Clinton. The host Maroons won their own tournament with a 7-2 win against Tri-Valley in the championship. EMILY KOGER and JESSIE SHRIDE (RBI) each had two hits and HALEY GINGER homered in the victory. In wins against Low Point-Washburn (21-1), Hartburg (18-0) and Tri-Valley, Ginger had six hits and seven RBI.
Track & field
At Champaign. Mahomet-Seymour finished fourth at the 11-team Champaign Central Girls' Invitational and got a win in the pole vault from JESSICA MELCHI. Danville's ALEXUS JIMSON-MILLER won the 400 and the 100 hurdles. Central's 1,600 relay team of DOMINIQUE LEWIS, OLIVIA KNOX, LaTOYAH MASON and BERTHA FRAZIER was victorious.
At West Lafayette (Ind.). Danville's CIRRON CLARK was second in the pole vault and JOSH ROBINSON second in the 300 hurdles at the boys' West Lafayette Relays. The 440 shuttle hurdle team of LONNIE BOGGS, SEVE DAY, DAKOTA GASH and Robinson also finished second.
St. Thomas More 1, Urbana 0. The Sabers got a goal from KATIE GILLETTE on an assist from MICHAELA WARD in the second half. LEXI WALLEN (four saves) recorded her eighth shutout of the season.
Urbana University 7, Normal Calvary 1. GRACE LILLY recorded a hat trick and assisted on another goal for the Illineks. MARA DOLAN added two goals and an assist while JULIANA TRACH assisted on three goals.
Centennial 2, Danville 1. The Chargers got goals from GRACE AYODELE and ANNIE REGAN. ELIZABETH KAPELLA scored for Danville.
At Champaign. Centennial, led by No. 1 singles champion SUNNY SINGH, finished fifth at its own 16-team invitational. The doubles team of AKSHAY KRISHNAMANI and JEFF LAZUKA finished second at No. 2. St. Thomas More, which finished 13th, got a fifth-place finish from the No. 1 doubles tandem of SEAN MONAHAN and NATHANIEL THOMAS. Urbana was 15th.
At Springfield. YANIS MOKRAOUI finished in second place at No. 4 singles for Danville at the Springfield Invitational. Mokraoui and MATTHEW KIDWELL went 3-1 and got third at No. 2 doubles.