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FISHER — Six days after falling to the Titans 6-5, the Fisher softball team came back strong and took out El Paso-Gridley 11-1 in five innings Friday at Kellar Field.
FISHER — Twelve strikeouts. No walks. No runs. Three hits. Seven innings.
That summed up another outstanding performance from Fisher junior Brett Cagle as he took the win in a 5-0 decision against the Titans of El Paso-Gridley Friday at home.
RANTOUL — Errors reared their ugly head once again as the Rantoul baseball team lost 7-2 to the Blue Ridge Knights Friday at Wabash Park.
The Eagles had cut down on the fielding mistakes in a big way after they had gone on a stretch of averaging six per game, but Rantoul committed eight in the home loss.
MAROA — The Rantoul softball team got into a big hole before making a comeback to grab an 11-9 victory on the road against the Maroa-Forsyth Trojans Thursday.
The Eagles were down 7-0 after the first two innings and 8-1 after three. But in the fourth, Rantoul exploded for eight runs to take the lead.
ST. JOSEPH — After being no-hit on Tuesday by the St. Joseph-Ogden Spartans Tuesday, the Rantoul baseball team lost to SJO again Thursday 13-2 on the road.
FISHER — The Fisher baseball team moved its record to 7-2 in its last nine games after a 9-0 victory against Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley Wednesday.
The Bunnies scored in each of the first four innings and pushed six runs across the plate in the third to take command of the game.
Purvis tossed seven shutout innings and gave up just three hits while striking out four Falcon batters.
Fisher Bunnies v. Gibson City-Melvin Sibley Falcons (softball)
@ 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 22, at Kellar Field
When the Bunnies square off against the Falcons, Fisher will finally play on its own turf after being away from home for five games.
RANTOUL — Jesse Carter could talk track and field all day. Or at least that is how it seems if anyone were to sit down with the Rantoul Township High School senior, who took first place in both long jump and triple jump at the Eagles’ home win April 11.
FISHER — A day after scoring 20 runs against Ridgeview, the Fisher softball team pushed 15 more Bunnies across the plate in a 15-2 victory against the Paxton-Buckley-Loda Panthers Tuesday.
RANTOUL — The Rantoul varsity baseball team was not able to manage a hit Tuesday night against St. Joseph-Ogden starting pitcher Cole Berry.
Berry earned the no-hitter in a shortened five-inning game in the 11-0 defeat of the Eagles.