Wednesday's prep highlights: Koss lifts SJ-O

Wednesday's prep highlights: Koss lifts SJ-O

In baseball
■ St. Joseph-Ogden 16, Cissna Park 3. Winning pitcher Dylan Koss tossed a four-hitter, striking out eight, and he also delivered two hits, including a three-run homer, to lead the host Spartans. Jake Stewart added three hits for the Spartans.

■ Armstrong-Potomac 5, Schlarman 2. Dentler Loschen picked up the win on the mound, striking out nine, while allowing three hits and no earned runs for the host Trojans. Loschen (two hits, two runs) and Jason Sollars (three RBI) starred at the plate. Johnny Carnahan, who came on in relief for the Hilltoppers in the third, struck out nine and allowed two hits and one run.

■ Argenta-Oreana 1, Monticello 0. Keegan McHood tossed a four-hit shutout, striking out 15 in eight innings, to earn the win for the host Bombers. McHood outdueled Monticello’s Daniel Caldwell, who allowed two hits and struck out 12 in seven innings. Cole Banks’ hit in the bottom of the eighth scored Taylor Ferrill.

■ Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 5, Fisher 4. Winning pitcher Axel Doran (two runs) and Austin Hornstein (two RBI, two runs) each had two hits to lead the host Falcons. Fisher’s Kyle Williams (run, RBI) and Nolan Kuhns each had two hits.

■ Westville 1, Bismarck-Henning 0. Dillon Turner tossed a three-hit complete-game shutout to lead the host Tigers. Bismarck-Henning’s Dustyn Ingram look the loss, allowing five hits in seven innings. Jeffery Thompson had two hits for Westville, which won thanks to Adam High’s RBI that scored Austin Milholland.

■ St. Teresa 1, Tuscola 0. The Warriors’ Devin Rose went the distance, allowing two hits and striking out six in the road loss.

■ Georgetown-Ridge Farm/Chrisman 5, Oakwood 2. The visiting Buffaloes scored three times in the top of the 11th to earn the win.

■ Arthur-Lovington/Atwood-Hammond 5-3, Tri-County 0-4. Winning pitcher Tyler Schuring struck out eight to pick up the complete-game shutout. Schuring collected three hits, scored twice and drove in a run for the Knights in the first game. Clayton Honn added two hits. The Titans got revenge in Game 2 behind Brandon Stone’s four hits and two RBI, including the game-winner in the eighth.

■ Maroa-Forsyth 14, Clinton 3. Josh Hickman had a hit and scored a run for the host Maroons.

In softball
■ Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 4, Fisher 1. The host Falcons used a two-run triple from Emily Elder in their four-run first inning to knock off the Bunnies. Winning pitcher Breanna Walker (seven strikeouts) and Amber Wittemann (RBI) each had two hits. Fisher’s Emilee Schwing, who had two hits, tripled and scored the Bunnies’ lone run.

■ Georgetown-Ridge Farm/Chrisman 15, Oakwood 2. Hannah Glascott went 5 for 5 with a home run, a double and seven RBI to power the visiting Buffaloes. Kathleen Townsley, Hannah Grubb and Madison Carleton all had two hits apiece for the Comets.

■ Salt Fork 16, Paxton-Buckley-Loda 0. Emilie McFadden led the Storm attack with four hits and five RBI. Kalyn Learnard (two RBI), Lexie Smith, winning pitcher Logan Sanford (eight strikeouts) and Carly Chandler (RBI) each had two hits for the host Storm, which improved to 14-0. Ariel Flessner had both of the Panthers’ hits.

■ Monticello 11, St. Teresa 1. The host Sages got two hits apiece from Allie Hislope (solo home run), Samantha Valentine (triple, two RBI) and Sophie Catlin (double, two RBI). Winning pitcher Megan Taylor allowed two hits and struck out three in five innings.

■ Clinton 7, Argenta-Oreana 4. The host Maroons got a two-run home run from Megan Tool and two hits apiece from Mally Hickman and Shalyn Houston in the win.

■ St. Joseph-Ogden 15, Mount Zion 8. The visiting Spartans’ potent offensive attack was led by Allison Rose’s four hits and three runs. Molly McElwee (four stolen bases), Mady Poulter (five RBI) and Andrea Coursey (four RBI) all had three hits apiece.

■ Tri-Valley 14, Blue Ridge 8. The host Knights got three hits and an RBI from Megan Tsevelekos in the loss. Jessica Gilbert (two RBI), Taylor Builta (two runs) and Kylee Beck (run) each had two hits.

■ A-L/A-H 16, Shiloh 6. Mikayla Miller (three RBI), Sherelle Coller (two RBI) and Emily Seegmiller (two RBI) each had two hits apiece to lift the host Lancers.

In boys’ track & field

■ At Champaign. Danville beat Champaign Central in a dual behind two-time individual winner Trent Sherfield (100 meters, 200).

In boys’ tennis

■ At Champaign. Champaign Central knocked off rival Centennial 7-1 behind Austin Aten, Nikhil Thope, Paul-Gabriel Mitchell, Ian Gidcomb and Hayden Dodds, who all won singles matches. Mitchell/Hwanjae Yoo, Gidcomb/Thope and Aten/Coleman Sloniger all won in doubles for the Maroons.

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jlittle wrote on April 24, 2014 at 3:04 pm

Softball from Wednesday:

Tuscola 2, Unity 1.