Saturday's prep highlights: M-S clinches Corn Belt

Saturday's prep highlights: M-S clinches Corn Belt

In baseball

■ Mahomet-Seymour 4, Olympia 1. Cully Day and Jack Rettig each had a hit and drove in a run for the visiting Bulldogs, who clinched the Corn Belt Conference title with the win. Day picked up the win on the mound, firing a complete-game three-hitter with seven strikeouts and no earned runs.

■ Urbana 15, Decatur Eisenhower 0. Conner Gremer picked up the win for the host Tigers, tossing a no-hitter in the five-inning contest. Marcus Williams went 3 for 3 with a pair of doubles and five RBI to lead the offensive attack for Urbana, which scored 10 times in the first inning. Kiel King added a two-run homer for the Tigers.

■ Hoopeston Area 7, Schlarman 3. Winning pitcher Kendall Walder (16 strikeouts) went 2 for 3 and drove in a pair of runs to lead the Cornjerkers. Bryce Leigh added a pair of hits and two RBI.

■ Cissna Park 4, Georgetown-Ridge Farm/Chrisman 2. Wyatt Froehling, who got the last five outs to earn the save, hit a three-run double in the third inning to lead the host Timberwolves. Dylan Bina-James had three hits and an RBI for the Buffaloes.

■ Unity 13, Villa Grove-Heritage 0. Mitchell Snodgrass (two runs) and Connor Grace (two runs, four RBI) each had a pair of hits to power the visiting Rockets.

■ Peotone 9, Prairie Central 4. Darren Raby had two hits, including a home run, for the Hawks. Camden Yoder and Jaime Vega also had two hits.  

■ St. Joseph-Ogden 3, Prairie Central 1. The host Spartans got two hits, including a two-run walkoff homer, from Chase Gadau to win it. Jake Stewart added a pair of hits.

■ St. Joseph-Ogden 10, Peotone 0. The Spartans picked up their 30th win of the season in their 32nd game behind Gadau, who had two hits, including a two-run home run, and four RBI. Winning pitcher Brock Immke improved to 6-0, tossing a five-hit shutout with nine strikeouts. Clayton Slifer added a two-run double, and Dalton Walsh had two hits.

■ Centennial 10, Decatur MacArthur 0. Luke Smith pitched four innings, striking out six and allowing two hits, in the five-inning game. Dylan Grady (three RBI), Lucas Martin (two RBI) and Luke Smith all had
two hits apiece for the host Chargers.

■ Teutopolis 6, Centennial 5. Grady and Jeff Lindgren each had a pair of hits for the Chargers.

■ Heyworth 8, Fisher 0. The Bunnies managed four hits in the Heart of Illinois tournament loss.

■ Normal West 5-9, Danville 3-5. Tristan Wolfe drove in a pair of runs in the opener for the visiting Vikings.
In Game 2, Brady Watkins scored a pair of runs.

■ Westville 13, Bismarck-Henning 2. Tanner Cox (two RBI) threw a complete-game six-hitter with seven strikeouts to lead the visiting Tigers. Aaron Marx and Tyler Dicken had two hits each for Westville. B-H got two hits from Dalton Strawser and Michael Feeney.

In softball

■ Georgetown-Ridge Farm/Chrisman 9-11, Hoopeston Area 7-1. In the first game, Megan Burris (two RBI), Brittany Hay (three RBI), Macy Alexander (two RBI), Lexi Sliva and Haley Hardin all had two hits apiece to lift the Buffaloes. Madie Cline and Kaelynn Longfellow each had two hits for the Cornjerkers.
In Game 2, Sliva had two hits and four RBI, while winning pitcher Savannah Brooks added a pair of hits and two RBI.

■ Centennial 13-6, Decatur MacArthur 3-5. Amy Janson had three hits, scored twice and drove in five runs to power the host Chargers in the first game of a doubleheader. Winning pitcher Danielle Staske also had three hits for Centennial, which got two RBI from Kaity Wyss.
In the second game, Lexi Hall drove in a pair of runs to lead the Chargers.

■ St. Joseph-Ogden 9, Prairie Central 3. Lexie Boaz picked up the win, tossing a complete-game five-hitter to run her record to 12-2.

■ St. Joseph-Ogden 4, Peotone 3. Hannah Monk’s walkoff single in the 10th plated Mady Poulter to win it for the Spartans. In the wins against Prairie Central and Peotone, Molly McElwee collected six hits, while Andrea Coursey and Ashlynn McConaha each had four.

■ Urbana 17-18, Decatur Eisenhower 3-8. Taylor Lovett (three hits, six RBI) and Krista Broom each homered to power the visiting Tigers in Game 1. Makayla Perkins added three hits.
In Game 2, Perkins hit two home runs and drove in seven to lead the Urbana charge. Broom drove in three.

■ Normal West 2-13, Danville 1-2. In Game 2, Megan Burton and Lindsey Lowenstein each went 2 for 3.

■ Tri-Valley 7-5, Fisher 2-6. Emilee Schwing had two hits, scored a run and drove in one for the visiting Bunnies in the Game 1 loss.
In the second game, winning pitcher Kelcie Fredrickson had three hits, two RBI and two runs for the Bunnies. Molly Fairfield went 4 for 4 with two RBI, while Toree Stalter added three hits.

■ Peoria Notre Dame 7-9, Mahomet-Seymour 0-7. Jessica Hammack and Hannah Fortune each had two hits for the host Bulldogs in both games. Hammack scored twice in Game 2, while Fortune had two RBI.

In boys’ tennis

■ At Champaign. Centennial’s Matthew Scaggs, Patrick Kearney and Max Zheng all won singles titles at the Big 12 Championships. Champaign Central’s Austin Aten won the title at No. 1 singles, and teammate Gabe Mitchell won at No. 4.

In track & field

■ At Mahomet. Despite not finishing first in any events, the St. Joseph-Ogden boys’ team finished five points behind champion Pontiac at the Mahomet-Seymour Invitational. The Spartans got second-place finishes from Jesse Tice (100 meters), Orion Ciota (200), Nick Poff (300 hurdles), Ethan Mizer (pole vault) and the 3,200 relay team of Gabe Lyons, Poff, Corey Thompsen and Clayton Nigg.
Area individual winners included Mahomet-Seymour’s Sam Hohlfelder (400) and Alex Keeble (3,200) and Rantoul’s Tyrin White (discus). Urbana University’s 1,600 relay team of Marshall Allston-Yeagle, Johnny Yockey, George Gunter and Chris Bauer were winners, as was the Illineks’ 3,200 relay team of Allston-Yeagle, Yockey, Gunter and Arch Robison.

■ At Shelbyville. Unity, which finished third in the team standings behind the host Rams and Teutopolis at the 21-team Shelbyville Invitational, got first-place finishes from Andrew Warnes in the 1,600 and Aaron Luesse in the 110 hurdles.

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