Monday's prep highlights
■ Milford 5, Georgetown-Ridge Farm/Chrisman 4. CLAYTON RIECHES was 2 for 3 with an RBI and struck out 12 in a complete- game effort to pace the host Bearcats.
JORDAN GULLQUIST added two hits while TANNER DAVENPORT, RYLEY WARD and WYATT ALT each drove in a run.
ETHAN SLIVA (3 for 4, RBI) and TREVOR PRICE (2 for 4, RBI) contributed for the Buffaloes.
■ Villa Grove 4, Arthur-Lovington/Atwood-Hammond 3. AUSTIN HUBBART gave up three hits and struck out six in six innings for the visiting Blue Devils, who rallied from a 2-0 deficit after five innings. MICHAEL SIMMONS picked up the save for Villa Grove. JEREMY PLANK drove in a run for the Knights while AVERY SCHROCK struck out four in six innings.
■ Schlarman 4, Hoopeston Area 3. The Hilltoppers rallied for the home win after scoring all four of their runs in the bottom of the seventh inning. EMMITT BLACK delivered the game-winning hit with a two-run walkoff single.
AUSTIN CALHOUN (2 for 4) started the comeback with a two-run double, and NED O’BRIEN was 2 for 3.
DALTON DIEU threw a complete game for Schlarman and struck out seven while holding the Cornjerkers to three hits. ANDREW SAMET had two of those hits, and CHASE VANDEVEER drove in a run.
■ St. Thomas More 7, Cissna Park 6. The host Sabers trailed 6-2 after four innings before pulling off the comeback. A single by HARRISON YORK (2 for 4) with one out in the bottom of the seventh inning broke the 6-6 tie to give STM the win.
STORM JOOP threw 31/3 innings of one-hit relief, striking out four, to earn the win and contributed at the plate by going 1 for 2 with four RBI. MIKE PLECKI added three stolen bases and scored three runs for STM.
DYLAN REETZ (2 for 3) and BEAU ANDERSON (1 for 4, RBI) chipped in offensively for the Timberwolves.
■ Bloomington Central Catholic 11, Prairie Central 4. SAM SCHULER and JOSH McWILLIAMS each drove in a run while DEVIN CREWS had two hits and scored two runs for the visiting Hawks, but a five-run sixth inning by the Saints broke the game open.
■ Bismarck-Henning 1, Armstrong-Potomac 0. DYLAN DODD singled home AUSTIN REFFETT on a full count with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning to let the host Blue Devils escape with the dramatic victory.
DUSTYN INGRAM struck out eight and allowed two hits in tossing the shutout. WADE ROGERS struck out nine and gave up four hits in a complete game for Armstrong-Potomac.
■ St. Joseph-Ogden 6, Watseka 1. TYLER McCORMICK scattered five hits and struck out seven in throwing a complete game for the visiting Spartans.
BRANDON SPARKS hit a two-run home run for SJ-O and finished 2 for 3 while LOUIS ACKLIN was 2 for 3 with a double and BRYCE STEWART hit a solo home run. A home run by CODY SCOTT accounted for Watseka’s lone run.
■ Cerro Gordo/Bement 13, Martinsville 0. The host Broncos (15-4) improved to 10-0 in the Little Okaw Valley Conference in the five-inning romp.
CHASE McNAMARA was 3 for 3 with two doubles and three RBI to spark Cerro Gordo/Bement while JENSEN BAILEY was 2 for 2 with two RBI. MASON NEISLIE (two hits) and STEVE ISBELL (RBI) chipped in.
■ East Central 13, Arcola 2. The host Panthers scored seven runs in the bottom of the second inning to grab a comfortable lead they would never relinquish during the five-inning victory.
LUKE ARMSTRONG drove in two runs with a home run and triple while COLE GRAHAM, CHANCE LEMMON and JOHN TAYLOR also drove in two runs apiece.
■ Charleston 6, Champaign Central 3. KURTIS BROWN hit a home run and drove in two runs while ZACH DORNER had an RBI single for the visiting Maroons, but it wasn’t enough in a nonconference loss. JAKE SNIDER added two hits for Central.
■ Salt Fork 10, Westville 1. The host Storm received two RBI from COLE TAYLOR (2 for 4), COLE SANFORD (2 for 4), LANE WESTON and COLTON BAIRD to spark its offense against the Tigers.
NOAH DARR added two hits for Salt Fork while TYLER DICKEN and JEFFERY THOMPSON each went 2 for 3 for Westville.
■ Heyworth 4, Fisher 3. The Bunnies scored all three of their runs in the bottom of the first inning to build a 3-0 lead in a Heart of Illinois Conference game played at LeRoy before losing it in the top of the seventh inning. NICK THOMAS had three hits for Fisher, including a double, and TATE ESTES had two hits and drove in a run.
■ Heyworth 5, LeRoy 3. ZACH POINDEXTER had two doubles and an RBI for the host Panthers, but an early 3-0 deficit was too much to overcome.
■ Clifton Central 9, Watseka 4. The host Warriors fell behind 4-0 after the first two innings and could not recover in a Sangamon Valley Conference loss.
KATIE McTAGGART was 3 for 3 with a home run, two doubles and two RBI while EMILY McCANN added an RBI double.
TAYLOR BAUER struck out 10 in the loss.
■ Cerro Gordo/Bement 10, Martinsville 0. The host Broncos used a 10-run first inning and never looked back en route to the five-inning victory. MARIE LINCIUM was 1 for 3 with a double and two RBI while SADIE SAWYER added a double. ELAINA WITTMER threw a two-hit shutout and struck out six.
■ Villa Grove 2, Arthur-Lovington/Atwood-Hammond 1. The visiting Blue Devils pushed across the game-winning run in the top of the seventh inning to secure the victory and stay unbeaten.
LIZZY SMITH struck out 14 for Villa Grove (10-0) while SARAH SHOWALTER had two hits. BRIANA MORGAN stole home for Arthur-Lovington/Atwood-Hammond and KAITIE WILDMAN struck out nine.
■ Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 19, Ridgeview 0. BREANNA WALKER threw a one-hit shutout and struck out seven for the visiting Falcons in the five-inning win.
GCMS jumped to a 12-0 lead after two innings, and BRIANNA WALL (two doubles, RBI), SAMANTHA FIORE (three hits, two RBI) and EMILY ELDER (three hits) sparked the offense.
■ Salt Fork 18, Westville 1. The host Storm scored at least two runs in every inning to record the lopsided five-inning win at Westville, where it was moved because of wet field conditions.
LEXI SMITH was 3 for 3 with six RBI while NICOLE WESTON hit a grand slam and LOGAN SANFORD added a two-run home run.
■ Shiloh 2, Okaw Valley 0. STEPHANIE HUNT struck out nine and threw a three-hit shutout for host Raiders while JESSICA HUNT (1 for 2, double, RBI) and KATIE STARKEY (1 for 3, RBI) supplied the offense for Shiloh.
■ Schlarman 12, Hoopeston Area 1. SYDNE BRYANT had two hits, including a double, and drove in three runs to pace the Hilltoppers in a home win.
LEXI RANGEL added two hits, including a triple, and two RBI while JOSLYN DIETZEN drove in two runs. MARIA RANGEL struck out five and earned the win. RYLEE MARTIN struck out six for the Cornjerkers.
■ El Paso-Gridley 9, Blue Ridge 2. JAMISON BRANDT had a two-run double in the bottom of the first inning for the host Knights that tied the game at 2, but El Paso-Gridley answered with three runs in the top of the third and four more in the sixth to pull away.
■ Arcola 7, Heritage 0. TAYLOR EDWARDS threw a three-hit shutout for the visiting Purple Riders and added two hits.
CARA EDWARDS and KLAIRE KARMAZINAS each contributed two hits for Arcola, and STEPHANIE SANDERSON was 2 for 4 for Heritage.
■ Bismarck-Henning 3, Armstrong-Potomac 2. The host Blue Devils trailed 2-0 after three innings, but two hits and two RBI by EMMIE HAWKINS, including a home run, helped B-H earn the win.
■ Unity 8, Paxton-Buckley-Loda 4. McKENZIE KRUTSINGER was 2 for 3 with two RBI and picked up the win for the host Rockets.
SHELBY HILDRETH added a hit and scored two runs for Unity. AMANDA YPYA was 3 for 3 with two triples, a home run and three RBI for the Panthers while PAIGE SCHWARTZ (2 for 3, RBI) and ARIEL FLESSNER (2 for 3) each had steady games at the plate.
■ Judah Christian 4, Calvary Christian 0. KAITLYN DUCHIEN scored two goals while ERIN HUGGETT made eight saves for her third shutout to lead the Tribe (4-4-1), which established a single-season record for wins with Monday’s triumph on Senior Night.
KRISTINA LEE contributed a goal and two assists while MALLORY NAMOFF added a goal and an assist.
In track & field
■ At Paxton. LOREN BROOKS and TORI MASTER each won two events to lead St. Joseph-Ogden to a first-place finish at the Sangamon Valley Conference Meet.
Master won the 100-meter hurdles in 16.43 seconds and the 300 hurdles in 47.78. Brooks claimed first in the 100-meter dash with a time of 13.29 and cleared 8 feet, 7 inches in the pole vault to finish first.
Other winners for the Spartans included ABBY GAWTHORP in the 1,600-meter run (5 minutes, 52.01 seconds) and the Spartans’ 1,600-meter relay team (4:18.94).
ELIZABETH BRISTOW of St. Thomas More won the high jump (5-0) and the triple jump (34-5) and Sabers teammate THERESA WELLE placed first in the 3,200-meter run (12:22.47).
Watseka swept the throwing events, with EMILY ALLHANDS winning the shot put (35-1) and ALLEE BUNTING winning the discus (103-10).
In boys’ tennis
■ At Urbana. TRAVIS TRESSLER won 6-0, 6-0 at No. 1 singles to lead St. Thomas More past Bloomington 9-0 at Atkins Tennis Center. It was the second straight match Tressler did not lose a game. BRYTON BUI won easily, 6-0, 6-1, at No. 3 singles, and JESSE DANKLE emerged with a 6-2, 6-0 win at No. 6 singles.