Tuesday's prep highlights: Urbana baseball edges Central
■ Urbana 2, Champaign Central 1. Jon Tauber picked up the win, allowing four hits and one run, for the visiting Tigers, who prevented the Maroons (32-2) from clinching the outright Big 12 title. Tauber also had two hits. Conner Gremer, who pitched a perfect seventh inning to earn the save, doubled and scored the eventual winning run. Joe Aielts tripled and scored the Maroons’ lone run. Alec Altmyer struck out 11 in the loss.
■ Mattoon 5, Centennial 4. Dylan Grady went 3 for 4 and Jeff Lindgren added two hits and an RBI for the visiting Chargers in the loss. Austin Johnson, Jimmy Nelligan and Zach Parks combined to strike out 11 batters for Centennial.
■ St. Teresa 10, Tri-County 0. Luke Armstrong recorded the lone hit for the visiting Titans, who were eliminated in Class 1A.
■ Olympia 8, Prairie Central 5. Tyler Wenger had three hits and Darren Raby added a two-run homer for the host Hawks.
■ Oakwood 13, Armstrong-Potomac 1. Skyler Slade homered and drove in four runs to power the Comets.
■ Mahomet-Seymour 16, Charleston 4. Joe Kenney hit two home runs and drove in five runs to power the visiting Bulldogs. Cully Day added a pair of hits, including a solo home run. Tom Kenney (three runs) and Grant Gula (two runs) also had three hits for M-S. Kevin Mumm struck out seven in six innings to earn the win.
■ Danville 3, Mount Zion 2. Mike Vascura tripled, scored and drove in a run to lift the host Vikings. Dylan Marble picked up the win, striking out seven in a complete-game effort.
■ Bismarck-Henning 15, Oakwood 2. Highlighted by Brittany Ribbe’s solo home run, the Blue Devils scored eight times in the first inning in cruising to a win in Class 2A at Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley. Ribbe went 3 for 3 with three RBI and three runs.
■ Watseka 10, Milford-Cissna Park 0. Taylor Bauer pitched a complete-game, two-hit shutout in the six-inning Class 2A regional semifinal at Prairie Central. Colleen Suchy had two hits, scored twice and drove in a run.
■ Monticello 4, Clinton 3. Chrissy Gadbury struck out seven in leading the host Sages to the title game of their own Class 2A regional. Samantha Valentine went 2 for 4 and drove in the game-winning run in the seventh. Emily Chitwood added two hits and an RBI. Clinton’s Haley Ginger went 4 for 4 with an RBI.
■ Maroa-Forsyth 11, Tuscola 8. Madeline Meinhold homered twice and drove in five runs for the Warriors, who were eliminated in Class 2A at Monticello. Amber Tabeling went 4 for 4 for Tuscola.
■ LeRoy 13, Armstrong-Potomac 3. Kailyn Morrell had three hits, scored three runs and drove in another in leading the Panthers to a win in Class 1A at Fisher. Alyssa Aupperle, Hannah Bogle, Annika Kolic and Karalee White all had two hits for LeRoy. Courtney Hilleary drove in a pair of runs and Morgan Zindars added two hits.
■ Blue Ridge 7, St. Teresa 5. Cheye Beres went 3 for 3 with two RBI and winning pitcher Megan Tsevelekos added a triple as the Knights advanced in Class 2A at St. Thomas More.
■ Sullivan 6, Arthur-Lovington/Atwood-Hammond 1. The Redskins advanced to the Class 2A Shelbyville Regional final behind Elissa Stewart’s three hits, two runs and two stolen bases. Winning pitcher Heidi Clements added two hits and drove in a pair of runs.
■ Urbana 11, Champaign Central 4. Krista Broom had two hits, including a homer, for the visiting Tigers. Taylor Lovett (two runs) added three hits, and Chelsea Skinner and Makayla Dulaney (three RBI) chipped in with two hits apiece. Jenni Sola and Imani Maatuka each went 3 for 4 with an RBI for the Maroons on Senior Night. Ellie Knox (four stolen bases) and Peyton Luesse also had three hits apiece.
■ At Champaign. Champaign Central defeated Charleston 9-0 with Austin Aten, Hayden Dodds, Paul-Gabriel Mitchell, Ian Gidcomb, Coleman Sloniger and Benjamin Mertens all winning singles matches in straight sets.