Baseball

Baseball

Area baseball leaders (As of May 16, 2018)

Batting averages

Player, School AB R H RBI AVG.

Stokowski, Mont 95 43 48 36 .505

Bundy, Mont 89 50 43 29 .483

Erickson, Tuscl 106 55 51 51 .481

Hoel, Tuscl 107 62 51 24 .477

Spicer, Danvl 61 17 29 23 .475

Coetzee, M-S 70 26 33 20 .471

Macias, PrCntrl 83 38 39 13 .470

Wednesday's prep highlights: Eberle tosses gem as Falcons win

In baseball

Class 2A St. Joseph-Ogden Regional

HS Baseball: Tuscola 2A Regional

Tuscola vs. Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond and Oakwood vs. Casey-Westfield in Class 2A baseball regionals at Ervin Park in Tuscola on Wednesday, May 16, 2018.

Warriors baseball shows no sign of slowing down

TUSCOLA — Duff Hoel knew his Tuscola baseball team would possess firepower at the plate.

The Warriors held a collective 190 RBI from eight of their returning players. Two of those athletes blasted seven home runs last year, and four posted a batting average better than .300.

Monday's preps highlights: BHRA's Edwards stars

In baseball

Class 2A St. Joseph-Ogden Regional

N-G Top 10 Baseball: May 14, 2018

RANK, TEAM REC. PREV. COMMENT

1. Tuscola 32-3 1 After taking care of Clinton at Busch Stadium, the Warriors extended their win streak to nine games.

2. Monticello 23-4 2 The Sages get a tune-up today against Okaw Valley before they begin a Class 2A postseason jaunt.

Saturday's prep highlights: Towne paces Vikings girls' soccer

In baseball

HOIC Showcase

Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 5, Heyworth 3. Cade Elliott (1 for 3, two RBI) helped the Falcons post their third straight win as Lane Short, Braden Roesch and Layne Harden combined on a three-hitter for GCMS (10-14) in LeRoy.

LeRoy coach has fresh perspective after kidney transplant

LeROY — On Dec. 13, 2016, Wayne Meyer sat courtside as the LeRoy boys' basketball team squared off with host Lexington. Serving as an assistant to head coach Mark Edmundson, Meyer was limited in duties that night as the Panthers rolled to an 82-58 victory to Heart of Illinois Conference action.

Friday's prep highlights: Cornjerkers win first-ever VVC title

In baseball

Bismarck-Henning/Rossville-Alvin 11, Oakwood 1. Wade Edwards drove in three runs and Colten Arford and Thomas Savage plated two runs in a five-inning Vermilion Valley Conference win for the host Blue Devils (19-8-1). Chase Vinson's RBI plated Oakwood's (15-12-1) lone run.