Kemmer keys Falcons
FLANAGAN – Carley Kemmer threw a shutout in Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley's 3-2 11-inning prep softball victory against Flanagan on Monday.
After surrendering two runs in the second inning, the Falcons pitcher didn't give up a run in the final nine innings, striking out 14, for her sixth win of the season.
"It was an outstanding performance by Kemmer for 11 innings," coach Amy Doman said. "We really came together as a team."
Brittany Meyer, Kate Schmitt and Allison Arends each had two hits for GCMS in the HOI game.
Tuscola 16, Shiloh/Chrisman 0. Molly Romine threw a no-hitter, striking out 12, and added two RBI as the Warriors rolled on the road. Brooke Harris and Casey Penny each added two hits.
Arcola 10, Villa Grove 0. Tori Anderson threw a five-inning no-hitter, striking out 12, to earn her seventh win of the season and keep the Purple Riders perfect in the LOVC. Paige Sosamon had two hits and two RBI and Beth Boyer had three hits for Arcola (16-2, 10-0).
L-A 7, South Piatt 4. Lilly Bicknell had two hits and two RBI and Alex Tucker struck out seven in throwing a six-hitter for host Lovington-Arthur.
SJ-O 6, Clifton Central 0. Jeanna Slifer's bid for a perfect game was broken up by the first hitter in the seventh, but that was the only hit she would allow in the Spartans' SVC road victory. Jessica Redden (two RBI) and Lindsey Barron (three stolen bases) each had two hits for St. Joseph-Ogden (13-8, 8-0).
PBL 19, Watseka 0. Liz Foster threw her second no-hitter of the season for visiting Paxton-Buckley- Loda. Lauren Boman had four hits, scored five runs and stole three bases, and Emily Vest, Jamie Garrell and Foster each had three hits for the Panthers.
Cerro Gordo 12, Heritage 7. Kelsey Hatch threw a two-hitter to win her 12th game as the Broncos improved to 13-6.
Centennial 5, MacArthur 4. Britney Weiser gave up five hits and struck out three as the Chargers won despite getting three-hit in Big 12 play. Aurea Shelton and Rachel Rosenbaum each drove in runs for Centennial.
In girls' track and field:
At Champaign. Ellyn Kaiser (long jump, triple jump) and Jordan Harris (shot put, discus) each won two events to lead Centennial past St. Joseph-Ogden, Urbana and Champaign Central at Harold Jester Track.
Bria Olson won the high jump, Hope Hoffschneider took the 300 hurdles and Hannah Hogan won the 1,600 for the second-place Spartans.
Urbana's Taneya Tuell won the 3,200.
For Central, Ermanda Roberts won the 200 and 400, Peggy Jones won the 800 and Ikea Allen took the 100 in 12.7.
In boys' tennis:
At Champaign. Camerun Blaylock, Lewis Towne, Nick Rossi, Kyle Ervin and Vibhav Reddy all won singles matches as Danville beat Centennial 7-2 in a Big 12 dual. The doubles teams of Ervin/Colby Clapper and Vikas Patel/Blaylock also won for the Vikings.
Brett Shaw won at No. 5 singles for Centennial, and doubles partners Quinn Miller and David Ruedi won at No. 1 doubles for the Chargers.
In girls' soccer:
Judah 4, Central JV 1. Taylor Chatterton and Alyssa Chambers each had two goals for visiting Judah Christian against Champaign Central's JV squad. Goalie Liz Doty made eight saves for the Tribe.