Friday's prep highlights: GCMS' Doran delivers
■ Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 8, Fieldcrest 4. Axel Doran was 3 for 4 for the Falcons. Brady Fleming had two hits and two RBI.
■ Tuscola 13, Meridian 6. Blake Woodard had four hits and four RBI for the Warriors. Austin Martin had two home runs and four RBI.
■ Monticello 11, Sullivan 1. Matt Crook had two hits and four RBI for the Sages.
■ Hoopeston Area 9, Armstrong-Potomac 1. Bailey Crose had two hits and two RBI for the Cornjerkers. Bryce Leigh had one hit and three RBI. Leigh struck out nine. Christian Hunt was 2 for 3.
■ Rantoul 11, Blue Ridge 1. Tanner McLain had three hits, including a home run, and three RBI for the Eagles. Kolton Vermillion was 2 for 3 with a home run. Cody Tatar had three hits and three RBI.
■ Unity 10, Argenta-Oreana 7. Taylor White had one hit and five RBI.
■ Stew-Stras 14, Tri-County 7. Brandon Getche had three RBI for the Titans. Getche struck out four.
■ Arthur-Lovington/Atwood-Hammond 15, Arcola 0. The Knights allowed two hits. Tyler Schuring had two hits, two RBI and one run. Logan Conner had two hits and three runs. Devin Warren and Dalton Painter had a hit apiece for Arcola.
■ Salt Fork 10, Georgetown-Ridge Farm/Chrisman 0. Cole Taylor and Ross Learnard combined for the two-hit shutout for Salt Fork. Taylor had two hits. Learnard had three hits. Lane Weston had two hits and four RBI. Noah Darr had three RBI.
■ Lexington 15, LeRoy 5. Nick Aupperle had three hits and two RBI for LeRoy. Teddy Harms had three hits.
■ Central A&M 12, Clinton 10. Mason Dial had two hits and four runs for the Maroons. Eli Logue was 2 for 3. Josh Hickman had two hits and two RBI.
■ Oakwood 14, Schlarman 1. Austin McCarty had 13 strikeouts for the visiting Comets. McCarty had two hits, two runs and two RBI. Skyler Slade had three hits and three RBI. Antonio Alvarez had three hits, three runs and two RBI. Kyle Giront had three hits and three RBI. Johnny Carnahan had three hits for Schlarman.
■ Hoopeston Area 13, Armstrong-Potomac 2. Kaelynn Longfellow had two hits and two RBI for the Cornjerkers. Hailee Swinford had two RBI. Carissa Vaughn had one RBI. Haylee Hambleton and Megan Cain each had an RBI for A-P.
■ Fisher 15, El Paso/Gridley 4. Emilee Schwing had four hits, including one home run, and five RBI for the Bunnies. Toree Stalter had three hits and three RBI. Molly Fairfield had two hits and two RBI. Megan McCoy struck out six.
■ Watseka 17, St. Anne 0. Taylor Bauer struck out seven in the one-hit shutout for the Warriors. Bauer had three hits, three runs and one RBI. Devin Curry had two hits, three runs and one RBI. Colleen Suchy was 3 for 3 with three runs and two RBI. Katie McTaggart had one hit, two runs and three RBI.
■ Westville 8, Milford 6. The Tigers scored six runs in the first inning. Courtney Miller, Kylie Lesko, Courtney Gabeheart, Destiny Phillips and Kearstyn Lewallen had two hits apiece. Madisyn Rose had two hits and two runs for the Bearcats. Bailey Roth had two hits. Taylor Simpson had one hit and two RBI.
■ Bismarck-Henning 15, Paxton-Buckley-Loda 8. B-H scored in every inning. Brittany Ribbe was 3 for 5 with two runs and two stolen bases. Emmie Hawkins had two hits, three runs and two stolen bases. Kelsey Vaughn was 3 for 4 with an RBI for PBL. Asti Hastings had three hits, two runs and two RBI.
■ Schlarman 16, Oakwood 1. Schlarman scored 14 runs in the first three innings. Alexis Rangel had three hits, three runs and three RBI. Shelby Mascari had three hits, three runs and four RBI. Joslyn Dietzen had one hit, one run and two RBI. Maria Rangel had two hits, one run and one RBI. Somer Wells, Kathleen Townsley, Hannah Grubb and Casey Pierce had one hit apiece for Oakwood.
■ Rantoul 13-11, Blue Ridge 1-0. In Game 1, Harley Denny had two hits and one RBI for the Eagles. Jordan Smith had two hits and two runs. Taylor Egerton had two hits and one RBI. Jada Walker had two hits and one run. Allison Jordahl struck out 10. Mackenzie Beck had one hit and a double for Blue Ridge.
In Game 2, the Eagles allowed one hit. Smith had two hits, including two home runs, and four RBI. Katie Fauser had two hits, two runs and one RBI. Rheanna Jones was 2 for 3 with one RBI. Egerton had one hit, one RBI and one run. Mackenzie Beck had one hit for Blue Ridge.
In track and field
■ At Unity. St. Joseph-Ogden’s boys’ team won the Unity Invitational with 127 points. Paxton-Buckley-Loda was the runner-up (97). Unity (90), Rantoul (78) and St. Thomas More (63.5) rounded out the top five.
SJ-O had first-place finishes in the 800-meter relay (1 minute, 35.58 seconds) and 1,600-meter relay (3:33.87). Orion Ciota won the 100-meter dash (11.53 seconds) for the Spartans. Watseka’s Austin Kidwell won the 200-meter dash (23.66) and the 400 meters (51.99). Rantoul’s Quinton Crawley won the high jump (5 feet, 10 inches) and the triple jump (43-6). Andrew Warnes won the 800-meter run (2:01.05) for Unity.
■ At Gibson City. On the strength of four runner-up finishes and four third-place showings, the Falcons didn’t win a single event but still managed to win their 17-team invitational.
Annemarie Michael won the 800 and ran a leg on the winning 1,600 sprint medley relay for third-place Urbana Uni High.
Fourth-place St. Joseph-Ogden was led klby Alyssa Pridemore’s win in the 1,600.
Emily Allhands (shot put) and Meegan Massey (discus) helped Watseka finish fifth.
Unity, which was sixth, got individual wins from Tayor Renfroe in the 3,200 and Nicole Bagwell in the pole vault.
Mary Bass won the 100 and 200 for Bismarck-Henning.
Oakwood, which was eighth, won the 400 relay.
Other area winners were St. Thomas More’s Randa Harshbarger (long jump) and Rantoul’s Mercedes Porter (triple jump).
■ At Mattoon. James Cobbs finished second in the 100-meter final (11.64) and triple hump (42-81/4) for Urbana. Central’s Zakkori Johnson finished second in the 400 meters (52.81). The Maroons won the 4x800 relay (8:25.21). Darrian Rose won the shot put (46-9) for Danville. Denzel Smith placed second in the high jump (5-10) for the Vikings.
■ At Clinton. Clinton won its own invite, scoring 134.5 points. Monticello was second (125). Becca Anderson won the 100-meter final (12.73) and 400 meters (1:01.63) for Clinton. Erin West won the 200 meters (26.03). Clinton had first-place finishes in the 4x100-meter relay (51.00) and 4x200- meter relay (1:52.27). Olivia Ness won the 100-meter hurdles (16.20) for the Sages. Taylor Helenthal finished second in the 3,200 meters (12:47.60).
In boys’ tennis
■ At Champaign. The Chargers defeated St. Jacob Triad 9-0. Andrew Scaggs won his singles match 6-3, 6-0. Matthew Scaggs won his singles match 6-0, 6-0. Andrew Scaggs and Matthew Scaggs won their doubles match 6-1, 7-5. Wyatt Small and Max Zheng finished the sweep with a doubles victory (6-3, 6-1).
In bass fishing
■ At Clinton Lake. Monticello’s first team won the bass fishing sectional. The Sages’ total was 18 pounds, 4 ounces.