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■ Centennial 5, Danville 3. Anthony Martin struck out eight and did not allow an earned run in pitching a complete game for the host Chargers. Quin Nottingham and Jeff Lindgren paced the Centennial attack, each getting two hits and driving in two runs.
■ Cissna Park 13, Armstrong-Potomac 6. The Timberwolves scored in every inning. Wyatt Froehling was 2 for 3. Ben Jennings had two hits and two RBI. Jason Sollars had two hits and two RBI for A-P.
■ Bismarck-Henning 3, Schlarman 1. Mo Abbed allowed two hits and struck out 12 for B-H. Michael Feeney had two hits for the Blue Devils.
■ Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 8, Fieldcrest 4. Axel Doran was 3 for 4 for the Falcons. Brady Fleming had two hits and two RBI.
■ Tuscola 13, Meridian 6. Blake Woodard had four hits and four RBI for the Warriors. Austin Martin had two home runs and four RBI.
■ Monticello 11, Sullivan 1. Matt Crook had two hits and four RBI for the Sages.
■ Urbana 7, Danville 6. The host Tigers held off a seventh-inning rally by the Vikings to claim a Big 12 win. Jon Tauber threw the first six innings for Urbana, had two hits and drove in a run before Kiel King recorded his second save of the season. Austin Wolfe and Nolan First each had two hits and two RBI for Danville.
■ St. Joseph-Ogden 16, Cissna Park 3. Winning pitcher Dylan Koss tossed a four-hitter, striking out eight, and he also delivered two hits, including a three-run homer, to lead the host Spartans. Jake Stewart added three hits for the Spartans.
Rantoul, senior, track and field
Recently: Millikin recruit remained unbeaten in the discus outdoors and eclipsed 150 feet in consecutive meets in his second year in the sport. He won the Monticello Invitational and has a season-best toss of 151 feet, 4 inches, the second best in school history.
NORMAL — Nearly three dozen area basketball coaches from all levels will be honored Saturday at the annual Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame banquet. In all, 34 area coaches — or coaches with area connections — will be among the 311 from the state who will be feted at Illinois State University’s Bone Student Center.