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Area Softball Leaders (April 28): Fisher continues to dominate stats game

Batting Average
Schwing, Fisher    61    34    37    17    .607
Ho. Hambleton, A-P    30    17    16    5    .533


Baseball: Gibson City’s 5-run 6th inning sinks Eagles

RANTOUL — The Rantoul and Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley baseball teams played a tight 1-1 game through five innings of last Wednesday’s varsity matchup at Wabash Park.

The Falcons, however, sent 10 hitters to the plate and scored five times in the top of the sixth inning to win 6-1.


Softball: Long ball leads Fisher to 10-2 win over LeRoy

FISHER — The Fisher softball team used the power of the home run to grab a 10-2 win against the visiting LeRoy Panthers last Wednesday.

Toree Stalter crushed two home runs, and leadoff hitter Emilee Schwing hit her second grand slam of the year. Brittany Enos and Kylie Terven also went deep for the Bunnies.


Baseball: Fisher’s Cagle outdueled by LeRoy’s Chastain

FISHER — The aces for both the Fisher and LeRoy baseball teams squared off last Wednesday at Fisher High School with the Panther’s Matt Chastain coming out on top against the Bunnies’ Brett Cagle in a 4-0 decision.


Baseball: Armstrong bounces back with walk-off victory

POTOMAC — A day after losing 18-1 to the Mahomet-Seymour Bulldogs, the Armstrong-Potomac baseball team won in walk-off fashion against the Westville Tigers last Wednesday at Potomac Grade School.


Track & Field: 7 1st-place finishes not enough for Eagles against Danville

DANVILLE — The Rantoul boys track and field team lost last Tuesday’s triangular meet against Danville and Charleston, coming in at second place with 58 points to the host Vikings’ 76.

The Eagles earned first place in seven events, including three field events.


Baseball: Eagles win it in the 8th against Unity Rockets

TOLONO — The Rantoul baseball team needed an extra frame to get it done, but the Eagles pulled out a two-run victory against host Unity in last Tuesday’s 3-1 final.

Both teams plated a run in the fourth inning, leaving the game tied 1-1 headed into the top of the eighth inning.


Baseball: Eagles pick up first home win with 11-9 victory over PBL

RANTOUL — Although the Rantoul baseball team had played just four games at Wabash Park before Monday’s contest against Paxton-Buckley-Loda, the Eagles’ home field had not been all that kind.

Rantoul came into the game with a 0-4 record at home, but the Eagles left with a 1-4 record after defeating the Panthers 11-9.


Baseball: Fisher gets just 1 hit in 13-0 loss to St. Joseph-Ogden

ST. JOSEPH — A third-inning single from Simon Corley was all the Fisher baseball team was able to muster in Monday’s 13-0 road loss to the Spartans of St. Joseph-Ogden.


Baseball: Trojans get first win of the season in extra-inning game against Cissna Park

CISSNA PARK — The Armstrong-Potomac baseball team picked up its first victory of the season Monday with a 6-5 road win against the Cissna Park Timberwolves in eight innings.

The Trojans trailed 3-0 after the first inning before scoring two in the top of the second to make it a one-run game. Cissna Park increased its lead to 5-2 with runs in the bottom of the third and fifth innings.


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