Wednesday's highlights

Wednesday's highlights

In girls’ soccer

Class 2A regional
M-S 3, Urbana 0. Aleyna Brunner scored the first goal for top-seeded Mahomet-Seymour against the host Tigers in a semifinal. Sarah VanWingerden and Allison Fritz also scored for the Bulldogs, who received an assist from Catherine McHale. The Bulldogs will play third-seeded Centennial for the championship at 11 a.m. Saturday.

In softball
Class 1A regionals
Arcola 4, Heritage 3. Dania Mendoza (two RBI) drove home the winning run on a bunt for the second-seeded Purple Riders, who received three hits from Laynee Clark at Broadlands.

Tri-Point 17, Iroquois West 14. Tailere Keister (four runs) and Ariel Medina each had three hits and two RBI for the second-seeded Raiders at Gilman. Tegan Cash had three singles, a run and an RBI in the victory, and teammate Karrie Heideman had two singles, two runs and an RBI. Iroquois West led 8-0, but Tri-Point rallied to take a 9-8 lead before extending it to 17-11. The Raiders had the tying run at the plate, but the game ended on a line-drive double play.

Class 2A regionals
Unity 3, STM 0. Lacy Pruitt had two hits and Taylor Stark had two RBI for the second-seeded Rockets, who will face top-seeded Monticello for the regional title at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Thomas More. Winning pitcher McKenzie Krutsinger had five strikeouts. Rachel Billman doubled in the victory. Brooke Plotner, Alyssa Vodacek and Elayna Kramer each had one hit for the Sabers.

Westville 5, G-RF/C 4. Carson Richardson went the distance for the third-seeded Tigers against Georgetown-Ridge Farm/Chrisman at Bismarck. Ashley Hoffman had a two-run double, Richardson added a two-run single and Kylie Lesko doubled for Westville. Maya Green tripled in the loss.

Nontournament
Rantoul 6, Charleston 2. Lacey Bertram went 3 for 3 and scored twice for the host Eagles, who got two hits and two RBI apiece from Carson Church and Allison Jordahl.

Danville 10, Central 2. Lindsey Loewenstein and Katy Aguirre each had two hits for the visiting Vikings against Champaign Central.

In baseball
Class 1A regionals
Iroquois West 13, Buckley Christ Lutheran 0. Winning pitcher Trenton Miller (2-2) allowed one hit at Gilman for the top-seeded Raiders.

Salt Fork 10, A-P 0. Winning pitcher Connor Taylor had five strikeouts for the top-seeded Storm against Armstrong-Potomac at Cissna Park. Ross Learnard went 3 for 3 in the five-inning victory.

Decatur Lutheran 5, Fisher 3. Brendan Kuhns was 2 for 2 with a run and an RBI for the top-seeded Bunnies at Fisher. Kyle Williams doubled in the loss.

East Central 14, Arcola 7. Cyrus Furgeson had two hits and three RBI for the top-seeded Panthers at Broadlands. Luke Armstrong, Chance Lemmon, Cole Bogle and Ryan Fitzgerald each had two RBI in the victory.

Class 2A regionals
SJ-O 15, B-H 3. Louis Acklin went 2 for 2 and scored a run for top-seeded St. Joseph-Ogden at Paxton. The Spartans, who took advantage of four Bismarck-Henning errors in the first inning, got two hits and two runs from Hunter Hart and two hits and two RBI from Chase Gadau. The fourth-seeded Blue Devils received one hit apiece from Kane Richmond, Austin Reffett and Elijah Astell. Acklin (7-1), the winning pitcher, had seven strikeouts in three innings.

Unity 13, Westville 1. Mitch Negangard homered and scored twice for the top-seeded Rockets, who got three hits, three runs and an RBI from Mitchell Snodgrass. C.J. Short went 2 for 3 with two RBI and a run in the victory, and teammate Cody Innes was 2 for 2 with two runs and an RBI.

Tuscola 4, Paris 3. Freshman Nick Bates came on in relief of winning pitcher Devin Rose and recorded three outs — all by strikeout — to seal the victory for the third-seeded Warriors against second-seeded Paris at Tuscola. Bates, who went 3 for 3, hit a two-out double in the seventh for the Warriors, who received three hits and two RBI from Tristan Williams. Rose had nine strikeouts.

Watseka 11, Clifton Central 7.  Caleb Parker went 2 for 2 with three RBI for the top-seeded Warriors at Momence. Cody Scott had two hits, two runs and two RBI in the victory. Watseka trailed 7-0 in the fifth before rallying. Keanon LaVoie scored on Scott’s double, and Parker cleared the bases with a double.

Nontournament
Urbana 7, Central 1. Brian Summers tossed a complete game for the visiting Tigers (10-17, 5-7 Big 12), who received three hits and three RBI from Tanner Russell and three hits and two runs from Dustin Lard. Jacob Cribbett went 3 for 3 for the Maroons (18-17, 7-5).

Mattoon 2, Rantoul 1. The host Green Wave scored single runs in the sixth and seventh innings to edge the Eagles.
 
 

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