Tennis

Tennis

Area prep statistics: Boys' tennis (April 12)

Singles
ATHLETE, SCHOOL    POS.    REC.    PCT.

J. Thomas, Centennial    No. 2    5-0    1.000
Thope, Central    No. 1    4-0    1.000
Fernandes, Urbana    No. 4    3-0    1.000

Okaw Valley, Corn Belt conferences will merge

PONTIAC — The merger between the Okaw Valley and Corn Belt conferences is complete.
Pontiac became the final school to approve the new conference at Tuesday’s school board meeting, meaning a new 10-team league commences beginning with the 2017-18 school year.

Saturday's highlights: STM soccer places second

In baseball
PBR Super Prep Series
Champaign Central 2, Memorial (N.J.) 1. The Maroons trailed in the sixth inning, but Matt Brown, Tanner Gordon and Zak Hartleb tallied consecutive hits, with Hartleb and Joe Bagger driving in the tying and winning runs at Louisville, Ky. Justin Willis allowed just three hits.

Thursday's highlights: Uni High soccer rolls past Monticello

In baseball
Centennial 7, Stagg 4. After falling behind 2-1, the Chargers rallied for four runs in the third inning and held on for the victory. Quin Nottingham went 2 for 4 with a double and Kellen Sarver drove in a pair of runs for the Chargers. Hurler Jordan Williams got the victory, and Sarver picked up the save.

April 7 prep sports chat

Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 12:30pm

All the All-Area teams for our winter sports have been unveiled. What do you think? How do the packages come about? What spring sports are catching your eye? Preps coordinator Anthony Zilis is here to answer any of your questions at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday in his weekly chat. Feel free to submit questions ahead of time.

Area prep statistics: Boys' tennis (April 5)

Singles
Fernandes, Urbana    No. 4    3-0    1.000
Paul, Urbana    No. 2    2-0    1.000
Bush, Danville    No. 2    2-0    1.000
Choi, University High    No. 5    1-0    1.000

Saturday's highlights: PBL's Kingery tosses no-no

In baseball

■ Paxton-Buckley-Loda 7-8 South Newton (Ind.) 0-7. Wyatt Kingery struck out 10 as he no-hit South Newton while allowing one walk in the first game. Jonny Walder was 5 for 6 on the day.