Friday's highlights: Taylor, Darr pitch in for Salt Fork

Friday's highlights: Taylor, Darr pitch in for Salt Fork

In baseball
■ Georgetown-Ridge Farm/Chrisman 3, Hoopeston Area 0.
The Buffaloes received a combined 10 strikeouts from KYLE COBURN and RYLEE GOODWIN as they helped throw a three-hit shutout against the Cornjerkers.
Coburn and EASTON HOSKINS each drove in a run for the Buffaloes. Earlier in the day, G-RF/C edged the Cornjerkers 4-3 in 13 innings to complete a game that was suspended April 12.

■ Milford 9, Schlarman 4. JACOB HENNING was 2 for 3 with an RBI while WYATT ALT was 2 for 4 with an RBI and CLAYTON RIECHES (1 for 5, RBI) added two stolen bases for Milford. EMMITT BLACK (1 for 3, two RBI) and MASON GARD (2 for 4, RBI) contributed offensively for the Hilltoppers.

■ Salt Fork 4, Bismarck-Henning 1. COLE TAYLOR and NOAH DARR combined for 17 strikeouts in the Storm’s home win. Darr added a home run.

■ Watseka 6, Rich South 2. BROCK MYERS was 2 for 3 with a two-run home run and a double to carry the host Warriors.
AUSTIN HASSELBRING (2 for 3, RBI, two runs) and AUSTIN BLAIR (2 for 4) contributed offensively. Hasselbring struck out 10.

In softball
■ Armstrong-Potomac 4, Oakwood 1.
KIRSTEN NEWNUM hit a solo home run for the visiting Trojans and MORGAN ZINDARS scattered seven hits in a complete-game effort.

■ Georgetown-Ridge Farm/Chrisman 7, Hoopeston Area 5. MADISON CRAMER hit a home run while LEXI SLIVA (three hits, two RBI) and BRITTANY HAY (three hits) had solid offensive games for the visiting Buffaloes.
RYLEE MARTIN and JORDAN McFADDEN led Hoopeston Area with two hits apiece.

■ Paxton-Buckley-Loda 13-6, Watseka 8-12. AMANDA YPYA was 2 for 2 with a home run and three RBI while KIRSTEN SCHNABEL was 3 for 4 with two RBI for the Panthers in the first game. COLLEEN SUCHY drove in two runs for the Warriors in Game 1.  

In Game 2, Suchy was 4 for 5 with four RBI while KATIE McTAGGART and MORGAN HOTALING each had three hits for Watseka. ARIEL FLESSNER was 3 for 4 with an RBI for PBL and ASTI HASTINGS drove in two runs.

■ St. Joseph-Ogden 4, Unity 3. MICKAELA FLEMING hit a walkoff two-run home run in the bottom of the seventh inning to lift the Spartan. It was her second two-run home run of the game as she drove in all four of SJ-O’s runs.

In girls’ soccer
■ Champaign Central 3, Bloomington 1.
EMICA QUIGLEY and MADDY CHALIFOUX each scored a goal and had an assists for the Maroons.

■ Normal Community 7, Urbana 0. KAYLA LARD made 15 saves for the Tigers in a road loss.

In track & field
■ At Tolono.
KANDIE BLOCH-JONES of Argenta-Oreana and AMANDA McCLAIN of Sullivan/Okaw Valley each won two individual titles at the girls’ Okaw Valley Conference Meet.

Bloch-Jones took first in the high jump (5 feet, 7 inches) and the triple jump (34-5).
McClain placed first in the 400-meter dash (59.84 seconds) and the long jump (16-4).

Clinton won the 400-meter relay (51.61) and the 800-meter relay (1 minute, 48.91 seconds) with the same quartet of BECCA ANDERSON, ERIN WEST, MORGAN WITZKE and JADE THOMAS.

EMILY NEUHAUSER of Sullivan/OV won the 200-meter dash (26.35), HANNAH HOUSKA of Monticello won the 800-meter run (2:24.79), LEXI OBERMEYER of Clinton won the shot put (35-01/2) and BAILEY REIFSTECK of Unity won the pole vault (9-6).

■ At St. Joseph. The Spartans had first-place finishes in six events to top the 13-team girls’ field in the Spartan Classic.

ABBY FISHER won the 1,600-meter run in 5:45.06, ABBY GAWTHORP won the 3,200-meter run (12:10.28) and LOREN BROOKS won the pole vault (10-0) for the Spartans.

ELIZABETH BRISTOW of St. Thomas More won the 800-meter run (2:23.48) and the triple jump (34-61/2).

LAUREN NAGLE (100-meter dash, 13.39), ERIN TABOR (100-meter hurdles, 16.91) and TORI GAESSER (high jump, 5-0) all finished first for Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley, which was second.

Fisher, which finished third, had CARLI CLIFTON (long jump, 16-2) and MIRANDA MARRY (300-meter hurdles, 46.71) win their respective races while the Bunnies’ 400-meter relay team took first (51.71).

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