Saturday's highlights: Lamb propels STM baseball

In baseball

■ St. Thomas More 14, Schlarman 0. St. Thomas More’s seven-run second inning put Schlarman away. Mike Lamb had two hits and three RBI for the Sabers, while Jake Walters struck out seven in four innings for the win.

Thursday's highlights: Centennial, Central baseball teams win

In baseball

■ Champaign Central 5, Danville 4. Maroons pitcher Dominic Erlinger didn’t walk a batter and earned the win, with reliever Phillip Swartz earning the save. Joshua Caughey had a pair of hits and scored two runs for Central (14-2). Devante Hicks had two hits and scored one of the Vikings’ runs.

On campus: Lehmann, Slaughter sparkle

— Two former area swimmers earned honors at the NCAA Division III National Championships.

Senior Blake Lehmann, from Champaign Central, earned All-America honors with a fourth-place finish in the 100 butterfly and the 50 free, and honorable mention All-America honors in the 100 free.

Area prep statistics: Boys' tennis (April 12)


J. Thomas, Centennial    No. 2    5-0    1.000
Thope, Central    No. 1    4-0    1.000
Fernandes, Urbana    No. 4    3-0    1.000

Okaw Valley, Corn Belt conferences will merge

PONTIAC — The merger between the Okaw Valley and Corn Belt conferences is complete.
Pontiac became the final school to approve the new conference at Tuesday’s school board meeting, meaning a new 10-team league commences beginning with the 2017-18 school year.

Saturday's highlights: STM soccer places second

In baseball
PBR Super Prep Series
Champaign Central 2, Memorial (N.J.) 1. The Maroons trailed in the sixth inning, but Matt Brown, Tanner Gordon and Zak Hartleb tallied consecutive hits, with Hartleb and Joe Bagger driving in the tying and winning runs at Louisville, Ky. Justin Willis allowed just three hits.

Thursday's highlights: Uni High soccer rolls past Monticello

In baseball
Centennial 7, Stagg 4. After falling behind 2-1, the Chargers rallied for four runs in the third inning and held on for the victory. Quin Nottingham went 2 for 4 with a double and Kellen Sarver drove in a pair of runs for the Chargers. Hurler Jordan Williams got the victory, and Sarver picked up the save.

April 7 prep sports chat

Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 12:30pm

All the All-Area teams for our winter sports have been unveiled. What do you think? How do the packages come about? What spring sports are catching your eye? Preps coordinator Anthony Zilis is here to answer any of your questions at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday in his weekly chat. Feel free to submit questions ahead of time.