Friday's prep highlights: Unity edges LeRoy in baseball

Friday's prep highlights: Unity edges LeRoy in baseball

In baseball
Cissna Park 5, Fisher 3. The host Timberwolves were limited to three hits but took advantage of four Fisher errors to win their opener. Beau Anderson and Alex Rabe each had one hit and one RBI for Cissna Park. Kyle Williams and Tate Estes had two hits and one RBI apiece for the Bunnies.

Marshall 2, East Central 0. Dalton James had the lone hit for the Panthers, who fell to 0-2 with a home loss. Pitcher Cyrus Furgeson went the distance for East Central, limiting Marshall to three hits and striking out five.

Unity 2, LeRoy 1. The Rockets scored twice in the first inning and held on to edge visiting LeRoy. Winning pitcher Kyle Negangard and Taylor White, who entered in the seventh inning, combined to hold the Panthers to three hits. CJ Short hit an RBI double for Unity, and teammate Mitchell Snodgrass tripled and scored a run.

In softball
■ Arthur-Lovington/Atwood-Hammond 7, Argenta-Oreana 0. Kaitie Wildman drove in six runs and Ashley Tabb pitched a one-hit shutout, leading the Lancers to a home victory. Wildman belted a three-run home run and a three-run triple. Alex Stupek got the lone hit off Tabb.

Heritage 8, Urbana 4. Leading 4-3, the Hawks scored three runs in the fifth inning to pull away to a road win. Miranda Pruitt and Ali Stigers had two hits apiece for Heritage. Ellen Beverly slammed a solo home run for the Tigers.

Mahomet-Seymour 1, Trinity Christian 1. The Bulldogs scored a run in the sixth and final inning to pull out a tie in the Sarah Beth Whitehead Memorial Tournament at Jackson, Tenn. Ally Thornton went 2 for 3 with an RBI for M-S. Bulldogs pitcher Alison Tarrant threw a three-hitter and struck out six.

Mahomet-Seymour 3, Crockett County 3. The Bulldogs overcame an early 3-1 deficit to earn a second tie at the Sarah Beth Whitehead Memorial Tournament. Thornton had an RBI, and Tarrant again struck out six.

In girls’ track & field

At Mahomet. Lauren Whitehouse and Elise Hocking won two events apiece to lead Mahomet-Seymour to the title of the four-team M-S Indoor Invitational. Whitehouse placed first in the 1,600- and 3,200-yard runs. Hocking captured the 60 hurdles and high jump.
Avona Greene won the 200 for third-place Centennial.