Saturday's highlights: Hocking leads M-S to track title
In girls’ track & field
■ At Urbana. Mahomet-Seymour won the nine-team Champaign County Meet, compiling 158 points. ELISE HOCKING won three events for the Bulldogs, placing first in the 100-meter hurdles (16.20 seconds), 300 hurdles (49.20) and the high jump (4-feet-10).
MORGAN YOUNG won the shot put (38-5) and discus (114-10) for the Bulldogs. Other individual champions for M-S included LAUREN WHITEHOUSE in the 3,200 (11:25.30) and JESSICA MELCHI in the pole vault (11-0), while the Bulldogs’ 1,600 (4:18.60) and 3,200 (10:25.90) relays placed first.
AVONNA GREENE of Centennial won the 200 (26.80) and tied for first in the 100 (12.80) with SHARON MAINOR of Central.
NICOLE CHOQUETTE of Urbana won the 800 (2:30.40) and the long jump (14-8 1/2).
■ At Texas Relays. Danville senior ALEXUS JIMSON-MILLER placed sixth in the 100 hurdles with an improved time from the preliminaries. Her 14.26 clocking ranks among the top 15 nationally this season. Jimson-Miller was timed at 14.36 in the prelims. Danville’s school record — and the all-time area best — in the event is 14.12.
■ Fisher 3-4, Unity 2-3. MOLLY FAIRFIELD singled in TOREE STALTER with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning for the winning run in the second game to help the Bunnies sweep the Rockets. TIFFANY CHRISTMAN had two doubles and scored two runs for Unity.
KALLI GOSSER went 3 for 3 with a two-run home run and a double for Fisher in the first game, while RACHEL TOBECK added a double and an RBI. MADI CLARK (two doubles) and LACY PRUITT (two hits) paced Unity.
■ Argenta-Oreana 9, Blue Ridge 4. DEVIN LONG was 2 for 3 with two RBI and TAYLOR FLEMING was 2 for 4 with a double and an RBI to propel the Bombers on the road. JAMISON BRANDT had two RBI and a triple for the Knights, while TAYLOR BUILTA (2 for 4, double, RBI) and KYLEE BECK (2 for 2, run scored) chipped in for Blue Ridge.
■ Westville 7, Milford 1. CARSON RICHARDSON limited Milford to two hits, while KATIE SWISHER (two hits, two runs scored, two stolen bases) and ASHLEY HOFFMAN (double, RBI) helped out offensively.
■ At Rantoul. St. Joseph-Ogden beat Bradley-Bourbonnais 9-1 in the championship game of the eight-team Rantoul tournament. SAMANTHA FLEMING (two hits, two RBI) and LEXIE BOAZ (two hits, two RBI) led the Spartans. The host Eagles lost to Pontiac 3-0 in the third-place game.
■ Watseka 6-9, Hoopeston Area 1-3. BROCK MYERS was 2 for 4 with a home run and three RBI for Watseka in the second game, while AIDAN BERG was 1 for 3 with a run scored for the Cornjerkers.
JAKE LYZNICKI struck out 12 and allowed only one hit in six innings for the Warriors in the first game while driving in two runs. KEANON LaVOIE was 2 for 4 with four RBI for Watseka.
■ Mahomet-Seymour 10-6, Rochester 3-8. AUSTIN GREEN was 3 for 4 with an RBI to lead the Bulldogs in the first game and drove in three runs in the second game.
■ St. Thomas More 14, Ridgeview 10. SEAN SULLIVAN (3 for 4, two RBI), LUC BEQUETTE (3 for 5, three RBI) and MIKE PLECKI ( 3 for 5, RBI) led the Sabers. JOEY TRHLIK (3 for 4, two RBI) and CHRIS SUMMERS (2 for 2, two RBI) sparked Ridgeview.
■ Unity 8-7, Marshall 6-10. MITCH NEGANGARD hit a home run for the host Rockets in their Game 1 victory, while CONNOR GRACE (two hits, RBI) and CODY INNES (2 for 3, two runs scored) contributed. Grace had a double, triple and two RBI for Unity in the second game.
■ At Broadlands. Champaign Central beat Salt Fork 12-2 in six innings to win the championship of the East Central Wood Bat Tournament. ALEC ALTMYER struck out seven for the Maroons, while KURTIS BROWN hit a home run. Earlier in the day, Central beat Cumberland 10-3. ALEC BARGER had three hits and stole three bases, while Central’s defense turned a triple play.
Salt Fork rallied to beat East Central 5-4 in its first game. DALTON JAMES and RYAN FITZGERALD each drove in two runs for East Central.
East Central beat Cumberland 2-0 in the third-place game. JAKE STOKES struck out four and allowed only four hits in five innings for the Panthers.
■ At Clinton. LeRoy beat Clinton 7-5 as CHRIS REINHART picked up the win for the Panthers. NIC STEVENS had two hits, including a double, and drove in three runs for the Panthers in a 13-5 loss to Sullivan.
Clinton beat Sullivan 10-0 in six innings. COLTON REEVES picked up the win and hit a two-run home run.
■ At Rantoul. In a three-team round-robin event, the host Eagles went 2-0 while Urbana was 1-1 and Westville was 0-2.
Rantoul beat Westville 6-5 on a walk-off hit by CODY TATAR. JACOB FRERICHS (2 for 4, two RBI) and JOSH OLIVERAS (2 for 3) also contributed for Rantoul.
Rantoul downed Urbana 6-1 in its first game behind a complete game performance from LUKE PANNBACKER, who struck out six.
Urbana beat Westville 4-3 in eight innings. MICHAEL THOMPSON drove in the game-winning run to plate JARED BROOM. JON TAUBER struck out eight and gave up three hits in seven innings, while TANNER RUSSELL scored two runs and stole two bases. JORDON ROMO had two hits and scored two runs for Westville.
■ At Tuscola. In a three-team round-robin event, Tuscola’s CAMERON WESTJOHN and DEVIN ROSE each threw a no-hitter for the hosts, who cruised past Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 13-0 in five innings and Prairie Central 11-0 in five innings.
Westjohn struck out seven and did not walk a batter against GCMS, while TRISTAN WILLIAMS (2 for 3, home run) and ZACH BATES (2 for 3) contributed offensively.
Rose struck out five and walked two in his no-hitter against Prairie Central. CLAYTON TURNER (2 for 3, home run), NICK BATES (2 for 3) and Williams (2 for 2) had solid offensive games.
Prairie Central beat GCMS 8-1 in the other game behind seven strikeouts from DARREN RABY, who also had two hits and drove in a run. COLE FAIRLEY and JOSH McWILLIAMS each added two RBI for the Hawks.
BRADY FLEMMING had two hits for GCMS.
In girls’ soccer
■ Central 5, Monticello 0. HANNAH HART recorded a hat trick for the Maroons, while MADDY CHALIFOUX had three assists and ABBY MANASTER made two saves to help Central cruise at home. ELIZABETH McGILES had five saves for Monticello.
■ Mahomet-Seymour 1, Herscher 0. KAYLA THOMPSON scored the lone goal of the match in the 12th minute and KATHY BRADLEY came up with eight saves to preserve the shutout for M-S.
■ Urbana 7, Danville 0. ELLIE ENGLAND scored two goals and had two assists, while CATE HUMMEL and SOPHIA RUIZ-GEHRT each scored a goal and had an assist for the Tigers. KAYLA LARD made two saves for Urbana.
■ Urbana University High 4, Judah Christian 0. MARIA DOLAN scored two goals, while SARAH VAUGHEN had a goal and an assists for the Illineks. ERIN HUGGET had 13 saves for Judah Christian.