Tennis

Tennis

Area prep statistics: Boys' tennis (May 31)

Singles
Athlete, School    Pos.    Rec.    Pct.

Guo, University High    No. 6    7-0    1.000
Choi, University High    No. 5    6-0    1.000

Sunday Conversation: Randy Moss

The school year wasn’t quite over yet, but already Randy Moss had taken down most of the wall decor in his office at Monticello High School. The assistant principal and athletic director of 22 years is retiring in June and many of his prized possessions lay in a cardboard box on his floor. On Wednesday, Moss excitedly revealed he had 11 working days left until he called it a career.

Thursday's highlights: Chargers tennis duo stays alive

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS — The Centennial doubles team of Matthew Scaggs and Jared Thomas won three of four matches Thursday at the IHSA state tennis tournament.

Area prep statistics: Boys' tennis (May 24)

Singles
Athlete, School    Pos.    Rec.    Pct.

Behrensmeyer, St. Thomas More    No. 3    7-0    1.000
Guo, University High    No. 6    7-0    1.000

Urbana tennis leads strong state contingent

URBANA — Urbana had a state qualifier every spring from 1997 to 2004. Then again for three more years starting in 2006.

Friday's highlights: PBL, SJ-O boys win sectionals

In baseball
Centennial 14, LaSalle-Peru 4. Matt Davis and Luke Smith each went 4 for 5 with three RBI for the Chargers in a nonconference rout in LaSalle. Corey Hall also drove in three runs for Centennial.

Monday's highlights: Oakwood softball stuns Hoopeston Area

In baseball
Class 1A Cissna Park Regional

Area prep statistics: Boys' tennis (May 17)

Singles
Athlete, School    Pos.    Rec.    Pct.

Behrensmeyer, St. Thomas More    No. 3    7-0    1.000
Guo, University High    No. 6    6-0    1.000

Saturday's highlights: PBL baseball earns crown

In baseball

■ Paxton-Buckley-Loda 6, Clifton Central 2. The host Panthers (24-5) clinched an outright Sangamon Valley Conference title behind a dominant pitching performance from Andrew Zenner, who struck out 11 and gave up three hits in six innings. Zenner also drove in two runs, both on sacrifice flies, and teammate Wyatt Kingery went 2 for 3 with two RBI.

May 18 prep sports chat

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 12:30pm

What area athletes could win a state title at the state track and field meet in Charleston? Who among small-school baseball and softball teams might make a deep postseason run? Who are some contenders for The News-Gazette's All-Area teams? Anything is fair game in preps coordinator Anthony Zilis' weekly chat, which gets bumped up a day to 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday.