Wednesday's highlights: Plecki powers STM

Wednesday's highlights: Plecki powers STM

In baseball

St. Thomas More 8, Momence 0. Mike Plecki (4 for 4) homered and drove in three runs for the visiting Sabers. Sean Sullivan (three RBI) and Storm Joop (double) each had two hits in the victory. Winning pitcher Austin Tabeling struck out seven and allowed two hits in seven innings.

Ridgeview 12, Blue Ridge 0. Brock McDaniels tossed a seven-inning no-hitter for the visiting Mustangs. Dana Bose went 3 for 3 with two RBI and Cole Winterland had two hits and three RBI.

Rantoul 8, GCMS 3. Jacob Frerichs was 2 for 2 with three RBI for the host Eagles, who got two hits apiece from Cord Church, Chris Deaville and RYNE Worthington against Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley.

East Central 12, A-L 2. Brandon Umbarger (double, triple), Chance Lemmon (double, triple) and Tanner Brown (two doubles, three RBI) each went 3 for 3 for the Panthers. Colin Daly homered for East Central. Jeremy Plank was 2 for 3 for host Arthur-Lovington.

Oakwood 3, Salt Fork 1. With the bases loaded in the top of the seventh, Cody McClintock made a catch in left-center to preserve the victory. The host Comets received two hits from Hunter Krauel and seven strikeouts from winning pitcher Jake England. Adam DePratt went 2 for 3 for the Storm.

Unity 5, A-O 1. Austin Fender (6-1) struck out 14 and had a two-run home run for the Rockets against Argenta-Oreana. Conner Grace had two hits, including a double, in the victory.

LeRoy 6, Fisher 1. Caleb Graybeal had two doubles, two RBI and two runs for the Panthers, who got a two-run single from Nolan Sammer. Luke Harvey allowed no runs and no hits in three innings of relief for the host Bunnies.

Monticello 3, Sullivan 2. Nick Stokowski (5-1), who struck out 13, drove in the winning run on a bases-loaded hit for the host Sages.

Tuscola 8, Maroa-Forsyth 4. T.J. Onstott had a grand slam and five RBI for the visiting Warriors, who received two hits from Dan Yoakum.

Bismarck-Henning 8, Milford 2. Austin Toler, Patrick Ganley and Reed Collins had two hits apiece to lead the host Blue Devils.

South Piatt 14-7, Arcola 4-4. Andy Webb had five hits and three RBI in the sweep. Eman VillarReal went 2 for 2 with three RBI in Game 2.

In softball

LeRoy 8, Fisher 4. Kolleen Fannin had two doubles, two runs and three RBI for the visiting Panthers. Hannah Spaulding went 2 for 3 with three RBI for the Bunnies.

Dwight 5, GCMS 2. Regan Romshek fanned 11 for the Falcons, who got one hit and two RBI from Kaiti Bowen.

Salt Fork 10, Oakwood 1. Pitcher Hunter Marsh allowed two hits in her complete-game victory.

Monticello 11, Centennial 1. Sarah Foran (2 for 3) and Chrissy Gadbury each had two RBI for the host Sages. Emily Janis went 2 for 2 with an RBI in the victory. The Chargers got two hits from Katie Janson.

Villa Grove 14, Cerro Gordo 1. Lizzy Smith and Alix Ezell each homered for the visiting Blue Devils, who got five hits and two RBI from Kilee Hoffman. Jessica Blunt drove in the Broncos' run.

Blue Ridge 11, Ridgeview 1. Cheye Beres went 3 for 3 with three RBI for the host Knights.

B-H 11, Milford 1. Lauren McKenzie had two RBI for host Bismarck-Henning.

Clinton 11, Meridian 1. Morgan Hickman (three RBI) hit a two-run homer and Megan Tool and Hanna Long each drove in two to lead the visiting Maroons.

In track & field

At Champaign. Broc Smith won the 100 and Jeff Broch claimed the 200, and both ran legs on Tuscola's winning 400 and 800 relay teams as the Warriors finished second in a triangular with champion Mattoon and Central at Harold Jester Track. Pete Scribner won the pole vault for Tuscola.

Sam Halpern (800), Nimesh Avashia (3,200), Joe Horvat (high jump) and Timothy Ham (long jump) won events for the third-place Maroons.

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