Tuesday's prep highlights: Centennial's Martin sparkles

Tuesday's prep highlights: Centennial's Martin sparkles

In baseball
■ Centennial 5, Danville 3. Anthony Martin struck out eight and did not allow an earned run in pitching a complete game for the host Chargers. Quin Nottingham and Jeff Lindgren paced the Centennial attack, each getting two hits and driving in two runs.

■ St. Thomas More 12, Hoopeston Area 0. Mike Plecki, Braxton Parisi, David Taylor and Austin Tabeling each had two hits and one RBI as the Sabers (14-5) rolled to a road victory. Tabeling, Plecki and Parisi combined to throw a four-hit shutout. Bailey Crose went 2 for 3 for the Cornjerkers.

■ St. Joseph-Ogden 9, Clifton Central 0. Brock Immke threw a one-hit complete-game shutout and struck out 10, leading the Spartans (20-1) to a home win. Chase Gadau went 3 for 4 with two RBI for SJ-O.

■ PBL 12, Momence 2. Martin Mennenga and Hunter Johnson drove in two runs apiece to lead the host Panthers to a five-inning win.

■ Tuscola 18, Schlarman 5. The Warriors scored seven runs in the fifth inning to finish off a road victory. Josh Knight, Nick Bates and Clayton Turner contributed two hits apiece to Tuscola’s 15-hit attack.

■ Rantoul 2, Normal U-High 0. The Eagles broke a scoreless tie with two runs in the sixth inning en route to a home win. Kolton Vermillion pitched a complete-game four-hit shutout and struck out eight. Bradley Graybill had two hits and an RBI.

■ St. Anne 4, Iroquois West 2. The Raiders outhit St. Anne 8-6 but were defeated at home. Payton Stiers had three hits for Iroquois West.

■ Villa Grove/Heritage 10, Armstrong-Potomac 0. Alec Bean threw a three-hit complete-game shutout and Ryan Fitzgerald doubled twice and drove in two runs, leading VG/H to a five-inning home win. Fitzgerald, Kaleb Robertson and Lucas Vandeventer each went 2 for 2 for VG/H.

In softball
■ St. Joseph-Ogden 14, Clifton Central 1. Kassidy Clark homered twice among her three hits and drove in four runs to power the Spartans to a five-inning home win. Mady Poulter also belted two homers and contributed three RBI. Winning pitcher Tori Witruk and reliever Maureen Short combined on a four-hitter.

■ Danville 17, Champaign Central 4. Pitcher Alissa Peelman went 4 for 4 with a home run and drove in eight runs, powering the host Vikings to a five-inning victory. Kennedy Richards and Megan Burton each went 3 for 3 for Danville, which belted out 21 hits. Rebecca Crisman had two hits and two RBI for the Maroons.

■ Momence 16, PBL 4. Skylar Harris and Zayna Flahaut each went 2 for 3 for the Panthers in a home loss.

■ Normal U-High 9, Rantoul 3. Rheanna Jones went 3 for 3, including a home run, and drove in three runs for the Eagles in a home defeat.

■ Salt Fork 10, Westville 0. Logan Sanford pitched a one-hit shutout and Lea Hall drove in four runs, leading the Storm (19-0) to a five-inning road win. Hall doubled and tripled, while teammate Kylee Summers belted a two-run home run.

■ Blue Ridge 3, Heyworth 1. The Knights scored three runs in the first inning and held on for a home win. Winning pitcher Morgan Woliung shut out Heyworth for the first six innings and finished with seven strikeouts. Taylor Builta was 2 for 3 with an RBI for Blue Ridge.

■ Tuscola 7, Warrensburg-Latham 3. Madeline Meinhold belted a three-run, walkoff home run for the Warriors, who trailed 5-3 entering the bottom of the seventh inning. Amber Tabeling (triple) and Jenna Jacobs (double) each had two hits and an RBI for Tuscola.

■ Iroquois West 13, St. Anne 12. The host Raiders scored twice in the seventh inning to pull out their first victory of the season. Tailere Keister reached base in each of her plate appearances and scored three runs for Iroquois West (1-12).

■ Armstrong-Potomac 21, St. Thomas More 3. Courtney Hilleary doubled twice and drove in three runs for the Trojans in a five-inning road victory. Johanna Bruens also drove in three runs for A-P.

In girls’ soccer
■ Centennial 10, Decatur Eisenhower 0. Claire Cowser scored twice and assisted on two goals, leading the Chargers to a home win. Centennial did not allow a shot on goal.

■ Mahomet-Seymour 4, Urbana Uni High 0. Sarah VanWingerden produced one goal and two assists to lead the Bulldogs to a road victory. Goalkeeper Tori Rolson had four saves in the shutout.

■ Normal West 8, Champaign Central 0. The Maroons fell behind 5-0 at halftime and were shut out on the road.

In boys’ track & field

■ At Danville. Trent Sherfield won three individual events and Dakota Gash captured two events and ran on two winning relays to lead the Vikings to victory in a three-team meet. Sherfield placed first in the 100 and 200 meters as well as the triple jump. Gash swept the 110 and 300 hurdles titles, and he contributed to victories in the 400 and 1,600 relays.

■ At Arthur. Preston Skinner won the long jump and 400 meters, helping Shiloh/Tri-County edge Villa Grove/Heritage 76-75 for the title of a four-team meet. Other two-event champions included Austin Hubbart (100, 200) of VG/H and Colton Yeakley (shot put, discus) of third-place Arthur-Lovington/Atwood-Hammond.

In girls’ track & field

■ At Urbana. Gabby Pollard and Amber Marion each won two individual events to lead the Tigers to second place in a three-team meet. Pollard captured the 100- and 400-meter dashes, while Marion placed first in the 300 hurdles and long jump. Imani Hall of third-place Danville won the high jump and contributed to first-place 1,600 and 3,200 relays.

■ At Arthur. Rylee Fishel (800, 1,600), Sophia Fishel (400, long jump) and Bekah Montgomery (shot put, discus) won two events apiece to
lead Arcola to the title of a four-team meet. Drew Wingler of runner-up Arthur-Lovington/Atwood-Hammond placed first in the 100 hurdles and 300 hurdles.

In boys’ tennis

■ At Champaign. Hayden Dodds did not lose a game at No. 5 singles and combined with Coleman Sloniger for a 6-1, 6-1 victory at No. 3 doubles, leading Champaign Central to a 9-0 win against Springfield.

Jeff Huth
 

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