Villa Grove Blue Devils

Villa Grove Blue Devils

Friday's prep highlights: Eichelberger delivers for Bunnies

In softball

Class 1A

Blue Ridge Regional

Fisher 5, Salt Fork 2. As Salt Fork began to mount a pair of late comeback attempts, Brittney Enos wasn’t worried — Sydney Eichelberger was pitching.

Girls' track and field honor roll (through May 19)

Athlete School    Time/Distance

100 Meters

Area prep statistics: Baseball (May 19)

Batting

Player, School AB R H RBI AVG.

Vanausdoll, ALAH 42 15 25 11 .595

Steinbaugh, GRF/C 68 42 38 38 .559

A. Lyle, BlRdge 72 23 38 24 .528

Saathoff, IWest 75 23 36 10 .480

Herschberger, ALAH 51 21 24 4 .471

Phelps, Oakwd 102 29 48 44 .417

C. Jones, STM 47 16 22 11 .468

Bolton, Oakwd 94 53 43 35 .457

Wednesday's highlights: SJ-O, Monticello baseball to meet

In baseball

Class 2A St. Thomas More Regional

Area prep statistics: Softball (May 18)

Batting
Player, School      AB    R    H    RBI    AVG.

Dowling, SJ-O    103    64    70    60    .680

May 18 Ask the Sports Editor chat

Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 2:00pm

Which Illinois spring sport has the best shot at a postseason run? Who will Lovie Smith reel in with the extra wide net he's cast for the Class of 2018? When (or more importantly, who?) might Brad Underwood add to the Illinois basketball roster. Which area high school teams are best set up for a title chase?

Monday's prep highlights: Morris helps Sabers advance

In baseball

Class 2A St. Thomas More Regional

Class 1A and 2A baseball storylines

The first pitches of the postseason are slated to take place all across the state today for Class 1A and 2A baseball and softball teams. Sports editor MATT DANIELS takes a glance at the regionals involving area small-school teams hoping for a chance to play at Dozer Park or the EastSide Center in the first weekend in June:

Class 1A

Fisher Regional

Today

Class 1A and 2A softball storylines

The first pitch of the postseason is slated to take place all across the state today for Class 1A and 2A softball teams. Sports editor MATT DANIELS takes a glance at the 28 area teams getting ready for a chance to play at EastSide Centre the first weekend in June:

Class 2A

Georgetown-Ridge Farm Regional

Today

Game 1: (10) St. Thomas More at (8) Westville, 4:30 p.m.

Saturday's prep highlights: Tuscola diamond teams take CIC titles

In baseball

■ Arthur Okaw Christian 23, Kankakee Grace 12. Blake Rocke and Benny Lee had four RBI each as AOC (15-8) placed third in the ICC tournament. The Conquering Riders led 11-0 after the second inning.