Monday's highlights: Stenger does it with arm, bat


Mahomet-Seymour 3, Normal Community 0. ANDREW LAWSON pitched a five-hitter and JASON ZIEGLER slugged a three-run homer for the Bulldogs.

Danville 4, Normal U-High 3. The Vikings scored the decisive run in the fifth when DENNIS FORREST doubled and scored on two wild pitches.

Saturday's prep highlights: Storm clinches baseball title


Salt Fork 7, Bismarck-Henning 5. The host Storm clinched the Vermilion Valley title, improving to 13-2 in the conference. Ross Learnard had three of Salt Fork's 10 hits, and Sam Shoaf drove in two runs for the Blue Devils.

Thursday's prep highlights: SJ-O baseball surprises STM


St. Joseph-Ogden 2, St. Thomas More 0. BEN KNIPFER tossed a two-hit shutout, handing the visiting Sabers their first loss in Sangamon Valley Conference play.

Tri-Valley 8, Fisher 0. MATT ELKINS had two of the host Bunnies' four hits.

Tuesday's prep highlights: Namoff sparks Chargers


Centennial 9, Rantoul 4. TYLER NAMOFF went 3 for 3 with two RBI to power the visiting Chargers. The Eagles (16-10) got two RBI from KELLY FOSTER.

Clinton 6, Argenta-Oreana 4. JOSH MERRICK clubbed a two-run homer and NATE ENNIS added a solo shot for the Maroons.

Teams of the Week



Five Chargers won individual events as the team won the Twin City championship by 40 points. Counting two relay titles, 200-meter champion Jonan Peoples was involved with three first-place finishes.



Wednesday's prep highlights: Forest paces Vikings


Danville 5, Central 3. Dennis Forest had two hits and scored two runs, and Chase Thurston fanned six in the Vikings' road win. Central's Scott Runyan, who had two RBI, was the tough-luck loser. He fell to 1-6 despite not allowing an earned run.

Tuesday's prep highlights: Carnahan paces Comets


Oakwood 12, North Vermillion (Ind.) 0. ZACH CARNAHAN fired a one-hit shutout with eight strikeouts for the host Comets. LOGAN CRONK (two hits, two RBI) and CAMERON LEE (three RBI) led the offense.

Monday's prep highlights: Rice, Unity get offensive


St. Thomas More 12, CPCI 2. JULIAN BOSWELL had two hits and CONNOR STEWART drove in three runs to propel the Sabers (17-4, 9-0 Sangamon Valley). Boswell and MIKE RUBENACKER each had two RBI in the five-inning game.

Saturday's highlights: Learnard strikes for Storm


PBL 9-3, Hoopeston Area 2-1. DYLAN OVERSTREET's RBI single in the seventh inning of Game 2 put the visiting Panthers in front. JIMMY QUINN had two hits in the nightcap, and TANNER HARRIS added two in the opener.

Tell Kroner what we should cover!

At 12:30 p.m. Thursday, prep sports coordinator Fred Kroner will chat online — just like he does every week. Tell him what sports — and what athletes  we need more coverage of by clicking here.