Friday's highlights: Hawks wrap up LOVC title
Mount Zion 10, Monticello 0. The visiting Sages were held to two hits.
East Central 10, Villa Grove 0. BLAKE HUGHES went 2 for 2 with an RBI to support winning pitcher JUSTIN BRUCE, who scattered five hits and struck out 11 in six solid innings.
Teutopolis 1, Centennial 0. JOSH MANOLAKES pitched a complete-game two-hitter with four strikeouts and didn't allow an earned run in suffering the loss for the visiting Chargers.
Tremont 7, Fisher 0. The Bunnies were limited to two hits in the Heart of Illinois Conference tournament game.
Grant Park 6, Watseka 5. AUSTIN HASSELBRING had three hits, including two doubles and three RBI for the visiting Warriors. JAKE LYZNICKI added two hits and scored twice.
Salt Fork 14, Georgetown-Ridge Farm/Chrisman 4. The visiting Buffaloes jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the first, but Salt Fork got three hits from NOAH DARR and scored all 14 of its runs in the next three innings. DREW COLLOM, GARRETT McFADDEN, DAVID SACRE and COLE TAYLOR all had two hits for the Storm. KYLE COBURN drove in a pair of runs while ANDY CRAVENS and JAKE BRASKER each had an RBI for the Buffaloes.
Heritage 11, A-L 3. The Hawks wrapped up their fourth consecutive Little Okaw Valley Conference championship, HILARY SMITH scattering four hits for her 20th win. DANI STIGERS paced the offense with three hits, including two doubles, and three RBI. MICAELA CHILDRESS added two hits and three RBI. BROOKE TABB and EMILY SEEGMILLER had two hits each in the loss.
B-H 19, Armstrong-Potomac 9. LAUREN McKENZIE had three hits and three RBI and KATE BASS added four hits and two RBI for Bismarck-Henning.
Westville 8, Salt Fork 5. ASHLEY HOFFMAN and ABBY BARTH each had three hits and two RBI, and CARSON RICHARDSON added two hits and two RBI for the Tigers. JESSICA MUEHLHER had two hits for the Storm.
Milford 10, Hoopeston Area 5. ASHLEN PORTWOOD collected four hits, including a home run, scored three times and drove in two to power the host Bearcats. Winning pitcher ERIN McNALLY had three hits, scored twice and drove in two while CORNISHA ALLEN and KYLIE SCHERF (two stolen bases) each had two hits. BROOKE KINNEY, SYDNEY CLARK and AALIYAH COLUNGA all had three hits for the Cornjerkers.
Urbana 24, Eisenhower 0. CHELSEA SKINNER (five RBI), LaNEECA LIPSCOMB (three RBI) and LEXI WHITE (two RBI) all had three hits apiece to power the visiting Tigers. JESSICA KEARNS pitched a three-hit shutout.
Monticello 10, Unity 0. ALLIE HISLOPE doubled three times and drove in five runs to lead the host Sages. SARAH FORAN added two hits and winning pitcher JAIMEY WATROUS, who homered, fired a one-hit shutout.
Centennial 11, Springfield Southeast 2. The visiting Chargers got two doubles, a triple and four RBI from LEXI HALL in the win. BEKAH BAMERT also had three hits, while ASHLEY OARE (two hits) and KRISTEN LUECK each drove in two runs.
Tremont 5, GCMS 3. REGAN ROMSHEK had three hits and scored three runs for Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley, which got two RBI from JACKIE FREEHILL.
South Piatt 3, Central A&M 2. CONNOR GROSS went the distance, scattering seven hits for the Wildcats, and ANDY WEBB won it with a two-run single with one out in the bottom of the seventh.
Grant Park 8-5, Watseka 6-6. HAYLEY GRAY's RBI double in the seventh plated KAT GRIMES to tie the second game at 5 and COLLEEN SUCHY's groundout drove in Gray to win it for the visiting Warriors. Grimes (two RBI) and MARIAH CARROLL each had three hits and scored twice in the opener.