Rantoul boys’ track and field
Why he was chosen: Williams won the discus last Wednesday in a three-team meet in Danville and helped the Eagles win their first meet since 2011. Rantoul repeated as meet winner Saturday in its own eight-school invitational, and Williams was a double winner in the shot put and discus.
Player, School Pos. Rec. WP
A. Scaggs, Centennial No. 3 2-0 1.000
Gunderson, University High No. 1 1-0 1.000
C. Guo, Centennial No. 2 1-0 1.000
S. Guo, University High No. 6 1-0 1.000
Higgs, University High No. 5 1-0 1.000
K. Kim, Centennial No. 6 1-0 1.000
Small, Centennial No. 5 1-0 1.000
■ Urbana 11-16, Peoria 6-1. Isaiah Fitzgerald had two hits in the first game for the Tigers. Britton Roberts added two RBI. In the second game, Fitzgerald had three RBI.
■ Tuscola 24, Clinton 2. Tommy Watson was a human hitting machine for the Warriors. He blasted a three-run homer in the second inning and followed up with a grand slam in the fourth. He crossed the plate five times and drove in eight runs as the Warriors clobbered Clinton.
Mahomet-Seymour girls’ soccer
Why she was chosen: The Bulldogs senior had a particularly productive run in three Mahomet-Seymour wins last week. She had three assists against Monticello, three goals against Centennial and three goals and an assist against Herscher.
Prep sports guru Fred Kroner is hitting the area scene, getting to know the latest happenings on the spring sports calendar. What track and field standouts might bring home a state title in late May? How is the search for a boys' basketball coach at Champaign Central going? How's the area baseball and softball scene? When's the fourth annual News-Gazette/Parkland all-star basketball games?
■ Mahomet-Seymour 15, Champaign Central 13. Tom Kenney and Joe Kenney each finished with three hits and three RBI for M-S, while Connor Mapes had three hits for the Maroons.
■ Mahomet-Seymour 8, Rochester 4. Brooks Coetzee homered and had three RBI for the Bulldogs.