Monday's prep highlights: Williams fans 18 in no-hitter
Monticello 8, Maroa-Forsyth 0. JACOB WILLIAMS pitched around four errors and fired a no-hitter with 18 strikeouts for the Sages. Williams (two hits), NICK STOKOWSKI (three hits) and RYAN BUNDY (two hits) all drove in two runs.
Rantoul 6, Paxton-Buckley-Loda 2. TANNER McLAIN and CORD CHURCH each had two hits for the host Eagles.
Prairie Central 18, Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 4. DEVIN CREWS went 4 for 4 with a homer, five RBI and four runs to power the Hawks. DARREN RABY, who had two hits, two RBI and three runs, also homered.
CPCI 8, Armstrong-Potomac 6. WYATT FROEHLING and TREVOR FROEHLING each drove in three runs and STERLING YOUNG had two hits to lead CPCI.
Sullivan 14, Tuscola 8. The Redskins, who scored 10 runs in the first two innings, got a home run from LUCAS MOSSMAN. ANDY BROWN and NICK FRERICHS each went 2 for 4. DILLON HOEL and PHILIP MEYER each hit home runs for Tuscola. JACOB BARR went 4 for 4 and DAN YOAKUM added three hits.
Arthur-Lovington 9, Arcola 5. JAKE HATTEN had two hits and drove in four runs, and winning pitcher TYLER SCHURING had two hits and scored two runs. Arcola's PEDRO LEAL had three hits, three runs and five stolen bases.
Schlarman 14, Bismarck-Henning 0. RONNIE SODERSTROM had four hits and LUCAS SPEZIA added two hits with four RBI for the Hilltoppers. Winning pitcher DANIEL WISE fired a one-hit shutout and RYAN DIEU added three hits, two of which were doubles.
East Central 14, Martinsville 4. Winning pitcher JOHN ESSIG collected two hits and drove in four runs for the Panthers. CHANCE LEMMON and JOHN TAYLOR each had two hits and two RBI.
Westville 9, Georgetown-Ridge Farm/Chrisman 4. TANNER COX (RBI, three runs) and NICK JONES each had two hits for the Tigers. ZACH WACLAW drove in three runs, and KYLE BRAZAS had two.
Tremont 5, Ridgeview 3. DYLAN REUSTMAN had a hit and an RBI for the Mustangs in the eight-inning loss.
Mahomet-Seymour 16, Urbana 4. JOE KENNEY (three RBI), BRAD HERRMANN (two RBI), DALTON KERANS (two RBI) and CULLEN DAY all hit two doubles for the Bulldogs. Urbana's BRIAN SUMMERS had two hits and two RBI.
Shelbyville 6, Clinton 0. MARSHALL SPRAGUE had the only hit for the Maroons.
Unity 2, Central A&M 1. The Rockets' ROBBIE COURSE executed a safety squeeze to drive in the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning. SETH TOLLIVER went 2 for 4 with an RBI, and AARON LARSON pitched eight innings with 10 strikeouts.
Salt Fork 12, Milford 1. ROSS LEARNARD (four runs, two stolen bases) and NOAH DARR (two runs, two RBI) each went 2 for 4 to lead the Storm. MAX STUTSMAN pitched five innings, struck out seven and didn't allow a hit in earning the win.
Tri-County 5, South Piatt 4. Winning pitcher CLINT FOSTER struck out 12 and collected two hits, including a home run, for the Titans. WES MOTLEY also homered for Tri-County. CONNOR GROSS, who struck out 11, ZEB TURNER (two RBI) and STEVEN ISBELL all had two hits for South Piatt.
Normal West 4, Danville 1. The Vikings got on the board in the first inning when CASH KISER scored from third base on a double steal, but that's all the scoring Normal West ace MATTHEW JAMES, an Illinois commit, allowed. James yielded two hits and struck out 10 to improve to 7-0 this season and 18-1 in his career, the lone loss coming last season to Danville.
LeRoy 11, Roanoke-Benson 3. DREW RUCKMAN (four hits) and NOLAN SAMMER (three hits) each drove in three runs for the Panthers.
St. Joseph-Ogden 6, Mattoon 4. The visiting Spartans remained undefeated (20-0) knocking off previously unbeaten Mattoon (19-1), which is ranked 15th in Class 3A. ABBEY McELWEE had three hits, two runs and a stolen base for second-ranked (2A) SJ-O. SAMANTHA FLEMING improved to 6-0, pitching 6 2/3 innings.
Hoopeston Area 2, Oakwood 1. SYDNEY CLARK doubled twice and MEGAN CADE drove in both runs for the Cornjerkers.
South Piatt 7, Shiloh 5. South Piatt's KACI SPRY had two hits, including a home run. STEPHANIE HUNT went 3 for 3 with four stolen bases for the Raiders.
Villa Grove 10, Okaw Valley 7. ALIX EZELL (two hits) and SARAH SHOWALTER each drove in two runs. Winning pitcher LIZZY SMITH struck out 13 for the Blue Devils.
Unity 10, Urbana 1. The Rockets got two hits, three RBI and two runs from RACHEL BILLMAN, and TAYLOR SPIVEY collected three hits and an RBI. McKENZIE KRUTSINGER scattered three hits to pick up the win.
Georgetown-Ridge Farm/Chrisman 6, Westville 1. Winning pitcher LACY KRABEL fired a two-hitter with seven strikeouts and went 2 for 3 with a home run for the Buffaloes. ALYSSA SAWYER doubled, homered and drove in two runs. ASHLEY HOFFMAN hit a double and drove in a run for Westville.
Watseka 20, South Newton 8. Winning pitcher TAYLOR BAUER struck out 13 and went 2 for 4 with three runs and an RBI for the Warriors. KAT GRIMES (three RBI), HAYLEY GRAY (RBI) and NATALIE CASTONGUAY (three stolen bases) all had three hits.
Milford 7, Salt Fork 6. KYLIE SCHERF, ASHLEN PORTWOOD, TIFFANY CAPOCASA and CORNISHA ALLEN all had two hits to lift the Bearcats, who scored four times in the sixth inning to erase a 4-2 deficit. EMILIE McFADDEN went 3 for 3 for the Storm.
Schlarman 5, Bismarck-Henning 4. BAYLI MITCHELL collected two hits and drove in a run for Schlarman. BRITTANY RIBBE tripled and drove in two runs for the Blue Devils.
Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 4, Paxton-Buckley-Loda 2. JACKIE FREEHILL and BRIANNA WALL each drove in two runs for GCMS, which got two hits from JESSICA HUNTER. J.J. VALENTINE led PBL with three hits. AMANDA YPYA and PAIGE SCHWARTZ each had two.
In girls' soccer
Bloomington 2, Urbana 1. MELINDA MENDOZA scored off an assist from ELLIE ENGLAND in the second half for the Tigers.
Centennial 2, Herscher 2. KATELYNN MARTINEZ and and ANNIE REGAN scored goals as the Chargers tied on the road.
In track & field
At Clifton. Iroquois West finished third in the girls' five-team meet and got a win in the 200 from PAIGE ARENDS.
The boys' team also finished third and got a pair of wins from DeMORY BARBER in the discus and shot put.
At Gibson City. Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley won a girls' triangular against Prairie Central and Ridgeview thanks to two-event winners KAYLA O'NEAL (discus, shot put) and JORDYN NETTLETON (100 hurdles, 300 hurdles).
Prairie Central's MADDIE BOUNDS won the long jump and triple jump.
Prairie Central won the boys' meet behind victories from IAN BRISCOE (110 hurdles, high jump, 300 hurdles) and STIRLING SOMMER (100, 200, 400).