Friday's prep highlights: McCoy fourth in voting

In basketball

■ McCoy finishes fourth. St. Thomas More’s Tori McCoy finished fourth in the voting for Illinois’ Ms. Basketball honor, the Chicago Tribune announced Friday. Mount Carmel’s Tyra Buss, an Indiana University recruit, was the repeat winner. Rolling Meadows’ Jackie Kemph (208 points) was the runner-up. Chicago Whitney Young’s Khaalia Hillsman (102 points), McCoy (84 points) and Joliet Catholic’s Jasmine Lumpkin (83 points) rounded out the top five.
In the boys’ voting, Centennial senior Michael Finke finished eighth. The Mr.
Basketball winner was Young’s Jahlil Okafor.

In track and field
■ At Bloomington. Salt Fork’s Jenny Kimbro repeated as the 60-meter indoor state champion at Illinois Wesleyan University. Paxton-Buckley-Loda’s Tyler Rubarts won four medals in his final indoor meet: third in the hurdles and long jump, fifth in the triple jump and with the 800 relay. STM’s Elizabeth Bristow was second in the triple jump and eighth in the long jump.

In baseball
■ St. Thomas More 9, Hayfield 8. The Sabers scored seven runs in the final two innings for the comeback victory. Austin Tabeling allowed no hits in the final three innings to secure his second win of the season. Mike Plecki was 4 for 4 and scored four runs for the Sabers. Cam Deedrich had three RBI. Deedrich, Sean Sullivan, Mike Lamb and Josh Koerner had a hit apiece.

■ Monticello 3, Cerro Gordo/Bement 2. A three-run second inning proved to be the difference for the Sages. David Vanderkloot allowed two runs, none after the second inning. Austin Hopper got the save. Nathan Mumm was 1 for 2 with an RBI for the Sages.   

■ Tuscola 5, Oakwood 0. Devin Rose allowed two hits, walked two batters and struck out 15 in a complete-game shutout for the Warriors. Griffin Day was 1 for 2 with an RBI.

■ Coal City 13, Prairie Central 0. Darren Raby hit a double in the first inning for the Hawks. Carter Frambes singled in the fourth.

■ Villa Grove/Heritage 12, Bismarck-Henning 6. VG/H scored six runs in the fourth and fifth innings to secure the win. Dalton James was 3 for 3 with a double for VG/H. Jake Reifsteck had three hits. Dylan Dodd was 2 for 3 for B-H.

■ St. Joseph-Ogden 1, Westville 0. Hunter Hart drove home the game-winning run in the ninth inning. In a pitching duel, Westville’s Dillon Turner pitched seven scoreless innings, giving up six hits and striking out five. SJ-O’s Brock Immke pitched seven innings without giving up a run and struck out eight. Mark Strebin had two hits for the Tigers. Tristan Flynn and Kyle Brazas each had a hit. Cole Berry pitched the final two innings for the Spartans and got the win. Jake Stewart scored the game’s only run.

In softball
■ Fisher 16, Watseka 1. Kelcie Fredrickson won her second game of the season for the Bunnies. Fisher scored 16 runs in the first three innings. Toree Stalter was 3 for 3 with two home runs and five RBI. Leah Williams homered in the first inning. Rachel Tobeck was 2 for 3 with a grand slam. Morgan Hotaling was 1 for 2 with an RBI for the Warriors. Cassandra Crook, Samantha Hodolitz and Taylor Bauer had one hit apiece.

■ Monticello 8, SJ-O 0. Allie Hislope had three hits for the visiting Sages (3-1) against St. Joseph-Ogden. Layne Buzan added two hits in the victory.

■ Tuscola 19, Central 2. The Warriors scored 14 runs in the first two innings and held the Maroons scoreless after the first. Rebecca Crisman went 2 for 3 for Central. Imani Maatuka was 1 for 2 with an RBI. Shireen Hassan had one RBI.

■ Unity 14, Centennial 3. McKenzie Krutsinger and Harlie Duncan combined to strike out eight batters, allowing six hits and three runs for the Rockets. Krutsinger was 4 for 4, scored three runs and had two RBI. Carsen Bolsted had three hits and an RBI. Taylor Stark had three RBI.

■ Maroa-Forsyth 16, Rantoul 5. Tessa Morman homered and drove in three runs for the host Eagles, who got  two hits and two runs from Allison Jordahl.

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