Monday's highlights: Dodd twirls gem for B-H
Class 1A regionals
Bismarck-Henning 1, Hoopeston Area 0. Dylan Dodd struck out 14 in a four-hit shutout, and Chase Swinford drove in the lone run with a double in the fourth inning. Bryce Leigh and Kendall Walder combined on a two-hitter for the Cornjerkers, who outhit the Blue Devils 4-2.
Armstrong-Potomac 6, Judah Christian 4. Shawn Johnson had a pair of RBI, and Wade Rogers struck out eight while earning his first win of the season. Dentler Loschen scored twice for the Trojans, took the lead with three runs in the fifth inning.
Arcola 6, Villa Grove 5. Nick Hudson had two hits and scored twice for Arcola. Gavin Gunter scored two runs for Villa Grove.
Class 2A Regionals
Dwight 5, Prairie Central 1. Tyler Wenger drove in the lone run for the Hawks, who were held to seven hits in the loss.
Tuscola 10, Arthur-Lovington/Atwood-Hammond 1. Cameron Westjohn limited A-L/A-H to four base runners in six innings and Nick Bates drove in three runs to lead the Warriors to a home victory. Westjohn struck out nine and did not issue a walk. Andy Webb went 2 for 3 with a homer for the Knights.
Westville 4, Georgetown-Ridge Farm/Chrisman 3. TYLER DICKEN went 3 for 3 and scored two runs and TANNER COX threw a complete game for the Tigers. CHRISTIAN JACKSON and KYLE BRAZAS added a hit and an RBI. CORY WEBSTER had two hits and drove in a run for the Buffaloes while KYLE COBURN struck out seven.
Cerro Gordo/Bement 7, Warrensburg-Latham 6. Connor Gross hit a line drive in the gap that went to the wall and scored the winning run from first base in the eight inning in a Warrensburg Regional game at Cerro Gordo. Gross also hit a solo home run for the Broncos. Chase McNamara (3 for 3) and Mason Neisslie (2 for 5) also drove in runs for CG/B.
Chamapaign Central 9, Kankakee 5. Jake Snider had three hits and three RBI to power the Maroons to a nonconference road victory. Lucas Wilson (1-0) earned the win in relief, and Scott Runyan notched his second save of the season for the Maroons (17-16).
Centennial 11, Danville 1. The Chargers belted out 13 hits and scored six times in the fifth inning to roll to a road win. Dylan Grady and Austin Johnson each drove in two runs for Centennial to back a combined four-hitter by Jeff Lindgren and Anthony Martin.
Urbana 10, Mattoon 6. Pitcher Chase Chenoweth was a winner in his first varsity start for the Tigers. Tanner Russell (home run) and Nick Amaya (double) each drove in two runs for Urbana.
Monticello 11, Clinton 7. Nick Stokowski had a double and triple and drove in a pair of runs as the Sages overcame six errors to win an Okaw Valley Conference road game.
Unity 12, St. Teresa 4. CJ Short was 2 for 2 and drove in three runs for the host Rockets, who bolted to a 7-0 victory after two innings. Taylor White chipped in a pair of RBI, and Robby Crouse earned his first win of the season.
Neoga 14, East Central 2. Dalton James had two hits for East Central in a five-inning loss.
Normal Community 8, Mahomet-Seymour 3. JOE KENNEY hit a two-run home run and DALTON KEARNS had two hits for the host Bulldogs, but it wasn’t enough in a senior night setback.
St. Joseph-Ogden 9, Schlarman 1. Tyler McCormick struck our 13 batters and drove in three runs for the Spartans in a home win. Josh Poulter contributed two hits for SJ-O.
Iroquois West 10, Cissna Park 9. The bottom of the order — TJ Foulks (3 for 4) Hector Reyes, Gabe Rushbrook and Clark Fink — helped the host Raiders rally for five runs in the bottom of the seventh to walk off with a victory. Foulks finished with four RBI and Reyes chipped in three. Wyatt Froehling and Cole Hasselbring had two RBI apiece for Cissna Park.
Class 1A regionals
Ridgeview 8, Cornerstone Christian 1. Taylor Hastings struck out nine and surrendered an unearned run in a complete-game four-hitter to lead the Mustangs.
Blue Ridge 11, Armstrong-Potomac 1. Megan Tsevelekos pitched a five-inning no-hitter and Jamison Brandt doubled, homered and drove in three runs for the host Knights in a victory. Tsevelekos had seven strikeouts.
Shiloh 11, Decatur Lutheran 1. Shiloh won its first ever regional game behind Stephanie Hunt, who struck out seven and drove in six runs. Hunt went 3 for 4 with a home run. Stephanie Deem went 3 for 4 with two doubles and scored three runs.
Class 2A regionals
Watseka 12, Hoopeston Area 0. Taylor Bauer threw a one-hit shutout and went 3 for 4 with three RBI to lead the Warriors to a five-inning home win. Mariah Carroll, Cassandra Crook and Mya LaVoie each had two hits for Watseka.
GCMS 14, PBL 4. Winning pitcher Breanna Walker doubled twice, homered and drove in four runs to power the Falcons to victory at Champaign. Brianna Wall and Sydney Vetter had two RBI for GCMS, and teammate Emily Elder contributed three hits.
Bismarck-Henning 11, Oakwood 0. Phoenix LaCombe pitched a five-inning no-hitter and Lindsey Andrews went 3 for 3 for the host Blue Devils.
Tuscola 8, Sullivan 1. KARLI ALLEN went 2 for 2 with two, two-run home runs and finished with four RBI for the Warriors. ERIN WALKER struck out eight and went 2 for 3 with a home run and a double. JENNA JACOBS added a home run and AMBER MILLER went 2 for 3 with a double and two RBI. LIZ INMAN had two hits and drove in a run for Sullivan.
St. Joseph-Ogden 2, U-High 0. Lexie Boaz scattered six hits to improve to 13-1 on the season. The Spartans (26-3) got two hits apiece from Kenzie James, Samantha Fleming and Boaz in the nonconference win at Normal.
Mahomet-Seymour 15, Charleston 3. Winning pitcher Alie Tarrant went 3 for 3 with five RBI to lead the host Bulldogs. Alyssa Spoerer also drove in five runs for M-S while going 4 for 4 with two doubles.
In boys’ tennis
At Metamora. Austin Aten won the lone match for Champaign Central in a 3-1 victory against the hosts at the Metamora Mini Invite. Aten won 6-3, 7-5 at No. 1 singles. The Maroons also lost 4-0 to Morton.
In track & field
At Catlin. Taylor Kirby (110 hurdles, 300 hurdles) and Nick Hedges (100, 200) each won two events to lead Salt Fork to the Vermilion Valley Conference team title. Hedges also anchored two first-place relays for the Storm. Jesse Hahne (1,600, 3,200) was a double winner for Danville Schlarman. Jon Davis of Oakwood/Armstrong-Potomac won the 800 and anchored the winning 3,200 relay.
In girls’ soccer
Champaign Central 11, Decatur Eisenhower 0. Maddy Chalifoux scored three goals and contributed four assists for the Maroons in the shutout victory.
Centennial 7, Decatur MacArthur 0. DAGNY OLSON had three goals and chipped in with an assist for the Chargers while SARA REGAN (two goals, one assist) and KATELYNN MARTINEZ (two assists) had steady games for Centennial.