Tuesday's highlights: Salt Fork baseball earns share
■ Argenta-Oreana 10, Clinton 0. Ryan Redpath was 2 for 3 (double, triple) and drove in three runs to pace the host Bombers. Gage Eller fired a two-hit shutout in the five-inning game, striking out seven. Greg Osgood was 1 for 1 for the Maroons.
■ Central 3, Danville 1. JAKE SNIDER delivered a two-out single for the visiting Maroons in the top of the ninth inning to break a 1-1 tie. SCOTT RUNYAN threw a complete game three-hitter for Central, which also received a 2 for 4 effort from JAKE CRIBBETT.
■ Georgetown-Ridge Farm/Chrisman 10, Schlarman 0. JAKE BRASKER was 2 for 3 with a triple and two RBI to pace the visiting Buffaloes to a five-inning victory. TREVOR PRICE and CORY WEBSTER each drove in a run.
■ Hoopeston Area 10, Bismarck-Henning 0. Aiden Berg and Bryce Leigh drove in runs for the visiting Cornjerkers, who scored in every inning. Kendall Walder allowed two hits in the five-inning shutout.
■ Mahomet-Seymour 26, Armstrong-Potomac 0. The visting Bulldogs rapped out 23 hits in the five-inning romp. BRANDON SJOKEN (2 for 5, home run, six RBI), CLAY DILKS (4 for 5, two RBI), KEVIN MUMM (4 for 4, five runs scored, RBI) and JACK RETTIG (3 for 4, four RBI) led the way for M-S.
■ Monticello 7, Unity 3. NICK STOKOWSKI was 2 for 3 to pace the host Sages, who built a 4-0 lead after three innings and took advantage of seven Unity errors.
■ Paxton-Buckley-Loda 1, Clifton Central 0. JOHNNY WALDER had two hits, scored the game-winning run on a bunt by DUSTIN MERCER and threw a three-hit shutout as the visiting Panthers escaped with the win after scoring the game’s lone run in the top of the seventh inning.
■ Rantoul 2, Centennial 1. Tanner McLain’s single in the bottom of the eighth lifted the Eagles to a nonconference victory. Kolton Vermillion allowed a first-inning run and nothing else, striking out eight in a four-hit complete-game victory.
■ Salt Fork 2, Oakwood 1. Cole Taylor won a pitcher’s duel against the Comets’ Jake England to give the Storm at least a share of the Vermilion Valley Conference title. Cole Sanford drove in the winning in the eighth inning to lift Salt Fork. Taylor struck out nine and gave up seven hits to get the win. England was the hard-luck loser. He didn’t allow an earned run while striking out 10 in a six-hitter. The Comets must win their final two games to join Salt Fork as VVC champs.
■ Shelbyville 7, Tuscola 0. The host Rams scored five runs in the third inning to break the game open, and Tuscola only mustered three hits.
■ Sullivan 12, Arthur-Lovington/Atwood-Hammond 5. ANDY BROWN had three hits and RYAN JOHNSON had two hits for the visiting Redskins, who scored nine runs in the final two innings to pull out the win. TYLER SCHURING had two hits and four RBI for the host Knights.
■ Arthur-Lovington/Atwood-Hammond 9, Central 1. Emily Seegmiller had three RBI and Sherrelle Coller was 3 for 3 with an RBI to back Ashley Tabb, who gave up a run on two hits and struck out four in the home nonconference win for the Lancers. Renata Nugent had two doubles and drove in the Maroons’ lone run. She also had three putouts from center field for Central.
■ Bloomington 7, Rantoul 1. KRISTYN GRAYBILL was 2 for 4 with an RBI to account for half of the host Eagles’ hit total.
■ Blue Ridge 7, Heyworth 4. The visiting Knights used a three-run sixth inning to regain the lead and hold on for the win. JAMISON BRANDT doubled, tripled and drove in a run, MORGAN DELANEY went 1 for 3 with two RBI and MEGAN TSEVELEKOS struck out eight.
■ Centennial 13, Urbana 2. The host Chargers scored in every inning to cruise to the win. LEXI HALL went 1 for 3 with a double while KRISTEN LEUCK went 1 for 3 with an RBI for Centennial. ELLEN BEVERLY was 2 for 3 to pace the Tigers.
■ Clifton Central 11, Paxton-Buckley-Loda 1. The visiting Panthers fell behind 7-0 after the first inning and did not mount much of a challenge after that in a five-inning loss. ARIEL FLESSNER drove in PBL’s lone run and finished 1 for 2 for the lone hit by the Panthers.
■ Clinton 10, Warrensburg-Latham 1. Bailey Walker struck out nine in a complete-game two-hitter to notch her 18th win of the season for the Maroons. Haley Ginger and Walker drove in two runs apiece in the road win as Clinton improved to 10-1 in the Okaw Valley Conference. Megan Tool added three hits and an RBI.
■ Hoopeston Area 7, Bismarck-Henning 6. JHANCE MARSHALL was 3 for 4 with two RBI as the visiting Cornjerkers jumped out to a 3-0 lead only to score two runs in the fourth and sixth innings to rally. LANIE ANDREWS had three hits, including a triple, and drove in a run for the Blue Devils.
■ Mahomet-Seymour 8, Bloomington Central Catholic 7. The visiting Bulldogs pulled off the comeback by plating three runs in the top of the seventh inning and then holding off the Saints. ALYSSA SPOERER hit a three-run home run for M-S, which received contributions from ALIE TARRANT (3 for 4, RBI, 10 strikeouts), LINDSEY OGLE (2 for 3, RBI, two stolen bases) and JESSICA ROBERTS (2 for 5, RBI).
■ Monticello 6, Sullivan 2. ASHLEY GULLIFORD had three hits and drove in three runs to spark the host Sages, who led 3-0 after three innings. SAMANTHA VALENTINE (2 for 4, two RBI) and EMILY JANIS (3 for 3) had stellar offensive games for Monticello and SOPHIE CATLIN scattered four hits in throwing a complete game. HEIDI CLEMENTS was 1 for 3 with a double for the Redskins.
■ Schlarman 13, Oakwood 0. Maria Rangel threw a three-hit shutout to lead the Hilltoppers. Liz Hawkins hit a grand slam for visiting Schlarman.
■ Tuscola 4, Meridian 3. ANNA WATSON stole three bases and scored the game-winning run on a passed ball in the top of the seventh inning for the visiting Warriors. PEYTON SHELMADINE supplied an RBI triple and KARLI ALLEN added an RBI single for Tuscola while ERIN WALKER struck out nine.
In girls’ soccer
■ St. Thomas More 7, Judah Christian 0. JADE BRINKOETTER scored four goals and handed out three assists to help the top-seeded Sabers advance to a Class 1A regional championship match. MICHAELA WARD added a goal and three assists while LEXI WALLEN finished her 10th shutout of the season for STM in the 1A Urbana University High Regional semifinal match at the UI Turf Fields.
■ Urbana University High 4, Monticello 0. After a scoreless first half, the Illineks’ NATALIE DULLERUD assisted on all four of Uni High's goal in a Class 1A regional semifinal match played at the UI Turf Fields. Second-seeded Uni High, which will face St. Thomas More at 4:30 p.m. Friday in the regional championship match, got goals from JULIANA TRACH, MARA DOLAN, MADDIE NELSON and ESTHER JOHNSON in the match's final 11 minutes to prevail.
■ Central 10, Danville 0. Kate Meyers had two goals and two assists, and the Maroons’ defense didn’t allow a shot on goal in a Big 12 Conference victory. Maddy Chalifoux also had two goals for Central (11-6-2). Emica Quigley had two assists and Julia Smith had a goal and an assist in the win.
■ Urbana 7, Decatur MacArthur 0. Ellie England scored in each half, and Sophia Ruiz-Gehrt had two goals and an assist for the Tigers. Kayla Lard made one save to earn the shutout and Cate Hummel had a goal and two assists.
■ Mahomet-Seymour 2, Charleston 2. SARAH VANWINGERDEN and CATHERINE McHALE each scored a second-half goal for the visiting Bulldogs and KATHY BRADLEY made six saves to help M-S salvage a tie. MORGAN PAINTNER added an assist.
In track and field
■ At Colfax. JOSH WALLICK of Fisher won the discus at the Ridgeview Invite with a toss of 136 feet, 9 inches and DEE WOODS of DeLand-Weldon placed first in the triple jump with a leap of 38-8.
■ At Urbana. St. Thomas More’s top doubles team of JAMES TRESSLER and NATHANIEL THOMAS did not allow a point in their 6-0, 6-0 win to lead the Sabers in a 7-2 win against Mount Zion at the Atkins Tennis Center.
■ At Champaign. SUNNY SINGH cruised to a 6-0, 6-0 victory at No. 1 singles and the Chargers knocked off Normal Community 6-3. PATRICK KEARNEY helped Centennial out by earning a 2-6, 6-2, 11-9 victory at No. 5 singles.