Saturday's prep highlights: Centennial's Martin tosses gem

Saturday's prep highlights: Centennial's Martin tosses gem

In baseball
Rantoul 4-10, Kankakee 1-4. CORD CHURCH (two hits, RBI) and CHRIS DEAVILLE (two RBI) lifted the Eagles in Game 1. KOLTON VERMILLION had three doubles and five RBI in Game 2, TANNER McLAIN adding two hits and two RBI.

Centennial 12-15, Eisenhower 0-4. ANTHONY MARTIN struck out eight in a Game 1 no-hitter, GREY SCHULTZ (3 for 4) and TANNER NELSON (two hits, two RBI) sparking the offense. In Game 2, DYLAN GRADY had three hits and four RBI and BRIAN PAUL had two RBI for the Chargers (11-4, 2-0 Big 12).

Urbana 21-6, MacArthur 8-4. In the opener, BRIAN SUMMERS (four RBI, four runs), MICHAEL THOMPSON (two hits, two RBI) and JON TAUBER (two doubles, two RBI) paced the host Tigers. In Game 2, KIEL KING had 11 strikeouts, TANNER RUSSELL had two hits and three stolen bases and NICK AMAYA drove in the winning run in the fifth.

Normal Community 1-13, Danville 0-3. CHASE THURSTON pitched nine shutout innings in Game 1, the Vikings giving up an unearned run in the bottom of the 11th. Four errors did in the Vikings (4-6, 0-1 Big 12) in Game 2.

Normal West 11-13, Central 0-0. Illinois recruit MATTHEW JAMES pitched a two-hitter in Game 1 for the Wildcats. LUKE BEESLEY had two hits for Central (8-9, 0-1) in Game 2.

St. Thomas More 10-22, Momence 0-3. AUSTIN TABELING pitched a three-hit shutout and SEAN SULLIVAN had three hits and three RBI for the host Sabers in the opener. STORM JOOP and HARRISON YORK (two RBI) added two hits apiece. In Game 2, the first five Sabers hitters combined for 13 hits and 11 RBI, TRENT KUNAS and Joop leading the way with three hits and three RBI each. MIKE PLECKI added three hits and two RBI.

Lincoln 7-15, M-S 2-4. The host Bulldogs committed 19 errors in the nonconference sweep. CULLY DAY had two hits for Mahomet-Seymour in Game 1. BRANDON SJOKEN homered and RYAN WALTERS had two hits and two RBI in Game 2.

Prairie Central 18-15, A-P 0-3. DARREN RABY had three hits and five RBI in the opener, and SAM SCHULER had three hits and four RBI in Game 2 for the Hawks.

LeRoy 12-7, Cissna Park 2-2. NIC STEVENS had two hits and three RBI in Game 1 for the Panthers, who got two hits from DREW RUCKMAN and RICKY VERMAAT in Game 2.

In soccer
Uni High 10, Normal Calvary 1. GRACE LILLY had five goals and JULIANA TRACH added four assists and a goal for the Illineks (4-3-1).

St. Thomas More 6, Pekin 1. ASHLEY NUSSEL and KATIE KULAS each scored two second-half goals as the surging Sabers rolled at home.

In softball
Centennial 22-21, Eisenhower 0-0. In Game 1, KATIE JANSON had four hits and three RBI and KRISTEN LEUCK and MAKENA BRILLHART each had three hits and two RBI to support the one-hit pitching of DANIELLE STASKE. Brillhart was 4 for 4 with two RBI, Leuck had four RBI and BRIANNA PERRY added three RBI in Game 2.

Urbana 14-13, MacArthur 12-10. VANESSA RUMSEY’s hit won Game 1 for the Tigers, who got four hits and three RBI from TAYLOR LOVETT, a home run and three RBI from ELLEN BEVERLY and three hits from KRISTA BROOM. In Game 2, Beverly (3 for 3), Lovett, LEXI WHITE and SHELLY BROWN each had two RBI.

SJ-O 9, St. Teresa 3. SAMANTHA FLEMING had three hits, including a home run, and three RBI in support of winning pitcher LEXIE BOAZ (7-0). KENZIE JAMES and MOLLY McELWEE (two stolen bases) each had two hits for St. Joseph-Ogden (12-0).

Unity 11, Salt Fork 1. LACY PRUITT homered and had four RBI for the Rockets (10-4). McKENZIE KRUTSINGER also homered and pitched a four-hitter for Unity.

Blue Ridge 15-12, Peoria Manual 0-0. MORGAN WOLIUNG had a no-hitter and CHEYE BERES (two RBI) and TAYLOR BUILTA (three runs) each had two hits in Game 1. MEGAN TSEVELEKOS had two hits and two RBI, and she pitched a complete game (nine strikeouts) in Game 2. KYLEE BECK and Beres also had two hits each.

Normal West 16-19, Central 0-0. The Maroons were held to two hits in Big 12 play.

■ At Tuscola. The Warriors squandered a seventh-inning lead and lost 10-6 to Casey-Westfield in the championship game of their own tournament. CARMEN COMERFORD pitched a one-hitter in Tuscola’s 19-1 win against Oakwood. SOMER WELLS’ hit capped Oakwood’s rally in a 13-12 win against Palestine-Hutsonville. KATHLEEN TOWNSLEY was 4 for 4 and ABBAGALE BLACK had a clutch two-run double. Townsley finished 6 for 8 in three games for the fourth-place Comets.

At Springfield. CHRISSY GADBURY pitched two complete games as Monticello went 3-0. Gadbury pitched a four-hitter and doubled in a run in a 1-0 win against Griggsville-Perry. She had two hits and two RBI in a 14-0 win against Petersburg Porta, ALLIE HISLOPE (2 for 3, three RBI) and MEGAN TAYLOR (3 for 3) also chipping in. SOPHIE CATLIN pitched a three-hitter, Hislope homered and MEGAN MAGSAMEN had three hits and two RBI in an 18-0 win against Springfield Southeast.

In tennis
At Decatur. AUSTIN ATEN and NIKHIL THOPE teamed to win at No. 2 doubles as Champaign Central won the team title. The Maroons benefited from second-place finishes at No. 1 doubles (Michael Yoo and Gabe Mitchell) and No. 3 (Patrick Yim and Chris Yim). Second-place Centennial got a title out of its No. 1 doubles team of ISHVDEEP SING and MAX ZHENG.

In track & field
At Fairbury. IAN BRISCOE won high jump, long jump and triple jump as the Hawks won the boys’ title. They also won the girls’ title. OLIVIA HEFFERNAN won two events for fifth-place Fisher.

At Urbana. Champaign Central’s 3,200 relay team finished first and CASHMERE BLISSIT won the triple jump as the Maroons placed fourth at the 70th Urbana Open. Danville’s DAKOTA GASH won the 300 hurdles.
 
 

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