Tuesday's prep highlights: Hohn drives in game-winner for Oakwood

Tuesday's prep highlights: Hohn drives in game-winner for Oakwood

In baseball

Arthur Okaw Christian 4, Blue Ridge 1. The Conquering Riders (2-5) closed a one-run deficit with four runs in the sixth inning, claiming a nonconference win on the road. Aaron Jayne's RBI double scored the lone run for the Knights (3-6), while Peyton Trier and Emmanuel Roughton each connected for two hits for AOC.

Casey-Westfield 6, Tri-County 5. Kenzal Lloyd, Jack Armstrong and Carson Logan all scored in the first inning, but the Titans (0-9) couldn't hold onto the early lead and fell in the non-league road trip.

Centennial 7, Urbana 1. Quin Murphy notched two hits and Chris Cowser drove in two runs to pace the Chargers (9-3) to their second Big 12 Conference victory of the season on the road. Miller Calhoun'stwo hits led the Tigers (0-8).

Hoopeston Area 16, Armstrong-Potomac 0. Graham Eighner fanned seven over three innings and gave up just one hit to pace the visiting Cornjerkers (6-9) to their third straight Vermilion Valley Conference win. Lucas Hofer added a 4-for-4 plate performance with four runs and two RBI, while Austin Keen notched one of four hits for the host Trojans (2-8).

Iroquois West 7, Cissna Park 5. The Raiders (5-3) closed a four-run gap and prevailed over their Sangamon Valley Conference foe on the road, thanks to Peyton Rhodes' three-RBI outing. Bailey Sluis singled in two runs for the Timberwolves (8-4) in the eight-inning loss.

Judah Christian 8, St. Thomas More 6. The Tribe (3-2) overcame five errors and rallied to victory in nonconference play, thanks to a five-run fifth inning. Branden Baltierra tallied a team-high two RBI for Judah, while Will Hoerner's 2-for-4 outing netted two runs and an RBI for the Sabers (2-9).

Mahomet-Seymour 14, Bloomington Central Catholic 3. Behind an eight-run first inning, the Bulldogs (7-2-1) romped to a nonconference victory, as Jack McHale drove in three runs on 2-for-2 hitting and Kyle Kinney added two RBI on two hits.

Monticello 9, Mattoon 7. Both Brett and Brody Macak connected for two hits and drove in two runs for the Sages (7-5), who scored six runs in the sixth innings to rally for a nonconference road victory.

Mt. Pulaski 10, Cerro Gordo/Bement 0. Jake Hayes and Jacob Rogers each tallied a hit, but the Broncos (2-5) were shut out on the road in nonconference action.

Oakwood 17, Schlarman 16. The Comets (6-5) dug deep for four runs in the seventh inning to earn a walk-off victory at home in the Vermilion Valley matchup. Andy Hohn, who drove in the game-winning run, tallied three RBI along with Brady Howard for Oakwood. Vaughn Black and Cole Carnahan each plated three runs on three hits for the Hilltoppers (1-6).

Paxton-Buckley-Loda 27, Momence 4. The host Panthers (9-3) showed no mercy, scoring 19 runs in the first two frames on their way to a Sangamon Valley victory. Gavin Coplea tallied a team-high four RBI, while Keyn Humes and Drake Schrodt drove in three runs each.

Shelbyville 6, Clinton 2. Matthew Overton fired a solo home run in the seventh inning, but the Maroons (4-4) fell in their Central Illinois Conference road tilt.

St. Joseph-Ogden 13, Prairie Central 3. Nick Boggs doubled, homered and delivered a team-high seven RBI and Crayton Burnett drove in another five runs to push the Spartans (10-4-2) to a big Illini Prairie Conference home win. Rafael Macias and Nate Reed each drove in runs for the Hawks (2-8) in the second inning.

Sullivan 16, Central A&M 0. Spencer Johnson gave up just two hits and struck out nine to earn a complete-game win for the Redskins (2-8) in their CIC win. Johnson received plenty of run support, with Ian Hill's four RBI on two hits leading the way.

Tuscola 14, St. Teresa 1. Brayden VonLanken homered twice and tallied a team-high five RBI, while Cade Kresin (four RBI) and Jalen Quinn (two RBI) also homered for the Warriors (13-2) in their CIC victory at home.

In softball

Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond 7, Neoga 6. Addi Tinkle doubled in two runs, then drove in another three on a home run to supercharge the Knights (8-3) on their way to a non-league home win.

Cerro Gordo/Bement 14, Mt. Pulaski 4. Megan Hart and Cheyenne Gentry each tallied three RBI for the Broncos (3-7) in their blowout road win in non-league play, while Graycie Copsy doubled in addition to scoring a team-high three runs.

Danville 16, Oakwood 3. Two hits from both Tiffany Paris and Paiton Frerichs helped the Comets (5-5) match a nine-hit effort from the Vikings (4-3), but the hosts couldn't match the run production and fell in the non-league home tilt.

Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 13, Armstrong-Potomac 1. Madi Eberle (nine strikeouts) and Maci Bielfeldt combined to no-hit the Trojans (4-10), guiding the Falcons (5-4) to a smooth win in nonconference road action. Bielfeldt added a home run, while Kayla Roe scored an unearned run for A-P.

LeRoy 13, Urbana 3. Hallie Hahn tallied four hits, four RBI and three runs to power the Panthers (7-5) to a blowout non-league win on the road, while Kiera Spratt drove in another three runs. Erin Wright doubled twice to pace the Tigers (5-5).

Paris 14, Georgetown-Ridge Farm 2. Taylor Stal went 2 for 3 at the plate and drove in one of two runs for the Buffaloes (8-3), but the hosts were unable to supply much more offense in the non-league loss.

Paxton-Buckley-Loda 16, Momence 3. Maddy Foellner turned a flawless night at the plate (4 for 4) into four runs and four RBI, as the Panthers (3-10) plowed their way past a Sangamon Valley Conference foe at home. Sindra Gerdes and Kayla Adwell also each drove in a pair of runs.

Salt Fork 11, Westville 3. Jordan Jones paced the Storm (6-2) to a Vermilion Valley Conference home win, striking out nine over seven innings while limiting the damage to three earned runs. Kayleigh Davis and Reighan Barr each homered in support, while Cheyenne Terry's two hits were the leading output for the Tigers (2-7).

South Newton (Ind.) 10, Watseka 3. Cassie Peters' three-run homer accounted for all of the runs for the the Warriors (6-5), as a lack of early offense led to a blowout in nonconference play at home.

Tuscola 12, St. Teresa 0. Kaitlyn Reifsteck needed just 60 pitches to toss a two-hit shutout for the Warriors (14-0) while fanning eight along the way to a Central Illinois Conference home win. Taylor Musgrave smacked a three-run homer to cap a 10-run fourth inning for Tuscola.

Unity 17, Okaw Valley 1. The Rockets (12-3) hurried to a swift home victory in nonconference play with Allison Clark's three RBI leading the way. Jalyn Powell, Grace Frye and Summer Day each drove in two runs apiece for the hosts.

Villa Grove 16, Centennial 6. The Blue Devils (8-9) plated five runs in the first frame and never looked back, receiving at least two RBI from six players — led by Vanessa Wright's four — in the non-league home win. Meagan Wyss doubled with an RBI to lead the visiting Chargers (4-7).

In girls' soccer

Centennial 8, Danville 4. Cassidy Strode's hat trick helped fuel the Chargers (3-6) on the way to a Big 12 Conference road victory, while Claire Sherrick and Olivia DeVriese each dented the twine twice. Strode also tallied four assists, while Makenzie Heeren made eight saves for the Vikings (2-9-1).

Champaign Central 1, Peoria Richwoods 0. Lainey Somers netted the lone goal for the Maroons (4-2) on an assist from Bella Ortiz, while Haley Hartleb made nine saves to preserve the shutout for a Big 12 victory at home.

Mahomet-Seymour 10, Lincoln 0. Maddy Wade notched a hat trick for the Bulldogs (12-1), who also got a pair of goals from each Nyah Biegler and Lauren Schnepper in the Apollo Conference home rout.

Uni High 1, Arthur Okaw Christian 0. Lyla and Liana Kauffman combined to make 19 saves for the host Conquering Riders (2-2), but the Illineks (4-3-1) won the East Central Illinois Conference match behind Betsy Ruckman's lone goal.

Bloomington 1, Urbana 1. Allison Perez Briseno scored a crucial goal for the Tigers (2-6-1), who battled their Big 12 foe to a draw at home.

In boys track & field

At Catlin. Payton Taylor won both shot put and discus for host and runner-up Salt Fork in the nine-team invitational, but Bismarck-Henning/Rossville-Alvin earned the team victory behind individual wins from Griffin Winkler (high jump) and Gabe Martinez (1,600 run). Austin Bridgman (800, 3,200 runs) picked up event victories for Armstrong-Potomac, while St. Thomas More received a pair of solo wins from Bobby Kapolnek (400 dash) and Braylon Peacock (100 dash). Milford also got a win from Brad Stock in the 300 hurdles.

At Paxton. Paxton-Buckley-Loda thrived as host in a five-team showdown, getting eight event wins, including two from TJ Jones in the 200-meter dash and long jump. The Panthers also got a 1-2 result from Jake Rich and Luke Cowan, respectively, in discus. Uni High followed as runner-up, winning all three relay races. Gavin Raines took second in the 400 dash to pace Blue Ridge, while Judah Christian received a fourth-place result from Michael Jancola in shot put.

At Rantoul. Champaign Central won a quad meet at Rantoul High School, beating out the host Eagles as well as St. Joseph-Ogden and Clinton behind a trio of first-place finishes from Kai Baumgartner in the 110- and 300-meter hurdles and the triple jump. Rantoul's Jerry Harper picked up wins in the 200 dash and 800 run to lead the way, while Hayden Knott picked up a pair of field wins in shot put and discus for SJ-O. Ethan Black raced to victory in the 1,600 run for Clinton's lone event win.

In girls' track & field

At Catlin. Bismarck-Henning/Rossville-Alvin prevailed over host Salt Fork in the eight-team invitational, benefitting from Sierra Bryant's wins in the 100-, 200- and 400-meter dashes as well as her contribution to the Blue Devils' victorious 400 relay. Gracie Jessup picked up a pair of wins in the 100 hurdles and long jump for the Storm. Katelyn Young won in shot put to lead Oakwood, while Liberty Floyd leapt to victory in the high jump for Villa Grove. Milford (800) and Westville (3,200) each earned wins in relay events, while Capria Brown held off Jessup to win the 300 hurdles for Schlarman.

At Paxton. Katelyn Crabb posted three of Paxton-Buckley-Loda's 11 event victories on her home track, pacing the Panthers to a win in the five-team tussle. Danbi Choi won the 1,600-meter run for Uni High, which also swept all three relay races. Macey Hamm's win in the 800 run paced Blue Ridge, while Abby Tapuaiga won in shot put for Judah Christian.

In boys' tennis

At Champaign. Taking two of three doubles matches, Uni High grabbed a 6-3 victory at St. Thomas More behind a quartet of singles victories. Krishna Subbiah contributed wins in both doubles and singles for the Illineks, while Taylor Crawford did the same for the Sabers.

At Champaign. Nick Gunn and Will Shinew won Champaign Central's lone doubles win before each added singles victories to push the Maroons over the hump against Matton for a 6-3 win on their home court.

At Urbana. Ivan Mineyev paired with Bill Layton to pick up a straight-sets win in doubles before Mineyev blanked his singles opponent, helping Urbana claim a 9-0 victory at home over Normal West. Layton also picked up a singles win for the Tigers, as did Roman Mineyev, Dylan Patel, Patrick Jamison and Isaac Kandil.

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