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.

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Saturday's prep highlights: Brown lifts Rockets


Unity 12-13, Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 0-3. KIP BROWN pitched a four-hitter in the opener for the Rockets, who banged out 10 hits. Unity collected 14 more in the nightcap, including a homer from MITCH NEGANGARD. KYLE NEGANGARD, JACOB RICE and CALEB RICE each had four hits in the doubleheader.

Thursday's prep highlights: Urbana baseball tops Central


Urbana 8, Champaign Central 1. Dylan Anderson held Central to two hits in 6 1/3 innings and struck out nine, leading the Tigers to a road victory. Gabriel Murrey-Inskeep had two doubles and two RBI for Urbana, which also received two hits apiece from Salman Khan and C. Garrett Johnson.

Monday's highlights: Stefan powers Chargers


Centennial 14, MacArthur 0. LUCAS STEFAN had a grand slam and two-run home runs as the Chargers rolled in a Big 12 road game. CULLY WILSON and DANIEL CROWLEY each had two hits.

Mattoon 6, Rantoul 5. TERRY DEAVILLE had two doubles for the Eagles, who let a 5-3 lead slip away.

Thursday's prep highlights: Overstreet leads PBL


Paxton-Buckley-Loda 4, St. Joseph-Ogden 2. Winning pitcher DYLAN OVERSTREET improved to 4-1, allowing a pair of seventh-inning runs. TANNER HARRIS drove in a run for PBL (10-5).