LOCAL ROUNDUP: Young sets record, but Murray State fall in OT

Mar. 26—HATTIESBURG, Miss. — Oakwood native Katelyn Young made history on Saturday.

Unfortunately, it was the last game of the season for her and the Murray State women's basketball team as the Racers lost 78-67 in overtime at the Women's National Invitational Tournament.

Young hit her first night of the shot on Saturday to break the all-time scoring record of Sheila Smith and would later get her 1,000th rebound. It made her the first Murray State women's player with 2,000 points and 1,000 rebounds and only the second player in Racers' basketball history.

Young had 26 points and 11 points to lead the Racers, who end the season at 20-12.

Illinois hits WBIT quarters

CHAMPAIGN — The Illini never trailed as they beat Stony Brook 79-62 on Sunday in an Women's Basketball Invitational Tournament quarterfinal.

Adalia McKenzie had a career-high 28 points with seven rebounds and three assists, Kendall Bostic had 19 points and 17 rebounds for her seventh double-double in her last eight games.

Makira Cool had 14 points and 10 assists, Camille Hobby had four points and six rebounds and Gretchen Dolan had seven points off the bench.

The Illini will hit the road on Thursday for the WBIT quarters on Thursday to take on Tulsa.


Cleveland State falls at CBI

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Danville native Tevin Smith and the Vikings' season ended with a 93-74 loss on Monday to High Point at the Collegiate Basketball Invitational.

Smith had nine points for Cleveland State in the loss. The Vikings started the tournament on Sunday with a 51-49 win over Northern Colorado with Smith getting six points, two rebounds and two steals in the game.

The Vikings end the season with a 21-15 record.


Unity 3, BHRA 2

TOLONO — The Blue Devils took the lead in the sixth, but the Rockets scored two in the seventh to get the win.

Micah Stanford had one RBI for Bismarck-Henning/Rossville-Alvin, while Chaz Dubois, Cruz Dubois, Anderson Thomas and Dane Dillon each had a hit. Caden Kelemenic had 10 strikeouts in six innings

The Blue Devils are 5-4 and will play Rantoul on Wednesday.

Central 9, Hoopeston Area 0

HOOPESTON — The Cornjerkers could not get a hit as they fell to the Maroons at home.

Ryker Small took the loss with five strikeouts in 3 1/3 innings.

Soogyeom Park had 12 strikeouts for Champaign Central, while Charlie Hobbs had two RBIs.

Hoopeston Area drops to 5-4 and will face Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley today.

SJO 15, Salt Fork 0

CATLIN — The Storm only had two hits as they lost in four innings to the Spartans.

Pedro Rangel and Braxton Clem each had a hit for the Storm.

Noland Earley had two hits with four RBIs for St. Joseph-Ogden, while Luke Landrus had three hits and three RBIs and Braxton Waller and Kodey McKinney each had two RBIs.

The Storm will try to regroup today against St. Thomas More.


BHRA 11, Rantoul 8

BISMARCK — The Blue Devils scored om every inning but the sixth as they got past the Eagles.

Raeghan Dickison had two hits and two RBIs at the plate and had four strikeouts on the mound to get the win for Bismarck-Henning/Rossville-Alvin, while Gentry Elson had two hits with a solo home run, Ava Acton and Eva Ronto each had two hits and a RBI and Ella Acton and Ella Myers each had an RBI.

The Blue Devils are 5-3 and will play Fisher today.

Salt Fork 10, Villa Grove 5

VILLA GROVE — Macie Russell had four hits with a home run and two RBIs as the Storm defeated Villa Grove on the road.

Brycie Barnett had three hits with a home run and four RBIs for Salt Fork, while Alexa Jamison had three hits and two RBIs and Morgan Russell had one RBI and was able to get the win on the mound in relief.

The Storm are 2-3 and will face Heritage today.

Hoopeston Area 13, Central 3

HOOPESTON — The Cornjerkers had 14 hits as they beat the Maroons in six innings.

Maddie Barnes had three hits with two doubles, a triple and six RBIs for Hoopeston Area, while Jersey Cundiff had three hits and three RBIs and Aubreyana Inman, Kinzley Bailey and Melina Vogel each had one RBI.

The Cornjerkers are 6-2 and will play Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley on Thursday.

Unity 13, Oakwood 0

TOLONO — The Comets could only get three hits in a five-inning loss to the Rockets.

Gracie Hanner, Caydence Vermillion and Karleigh Nelson each had a hit for Oakwood, who is 1-3 and will face Tri-County today.

Westville wins two at Paris

PARIS — The Tigers beat Paris 4-2 and Robinson 7-5 on Saturday at the Paris Round-Robin.

Westville scored three runs in the seventh to get the win against Paris. Laney Cook had two RBIs, while Daylin Zaayer and Lily Kiesel each had one RBI and Lani Gondzur had two hits.

The Tigers rallied again against Robinson, scoring five runs in the bottom of the fifth to clinch the win. Winning pitcher Layla Atwood had an RBI and Zaayer had two hits.

Westville will travel to Urbana today.


Danville competes at Top Times

BLOOMINGTON — Danville athletes took on some of the best in the state on Saturday at the Class 3A Illinois Top Times Meet.

In the girls meet, Nickiya Shields was third in the triple jump with a jump of 11.36 meters and was sixth in the 60 meter hurdles with a time of 9.17 seconds.

In the boys meet, D'Mario Jackson was seventh in the 200 in a time of 22.77 seconds.


DACC takes three from Vincennes

DANVILLE — The Jaguars were able to take three of four games over the weekend over the Trailblazers.

On Saturday, Danville Area Community College beat Vincennes University 10-5 in the first game and 9-6 in the second.

Brennon Reed had two hits and three RBIs for the Jaguars in the first game, while Drew Pinkston had two hits and two RBIs, Shea Zbrozek, Kody Morton, Brock Bacus and Carter Wambach each had two hits and one RBI, Ryan DeGroot had a RBI and Adam Evans added three hits.

In the second game, Reed and Morton each had two hits and two RBIs, while Pinkston had two RBIS, Evans had two hits and a RBI and Zbrozek had a RBI.

In Sunday's action, the Jaguars won 10-2 in the first game, but lost the second game 16-7.

Evans had two hits and three RBIs, Wambach and Zbrozek each had two hits and two RBIs, Pinkston had two hits and a RBI, DeGroot and Mason Rice each had a RBI and Morton had two hits.

In the loss to Vincennes, Reed had two hits and three RBIs, while Wambach had a RBI and DeGroot added two hits.

The Jaguars are 13-16 and will play John Wood on Friday.


DACC splits weekend

CANTON — The Lady Jaguars lost the first game against the Snappers 17-9, but rallied to win the second game, 5-2 on Saturday.

Rylee Richey had a double, a home run and five RBIs in the first game for Danville Area Community College, while Alyvia Jackson had two RBIs, Kennedy Hudson had a RBI and Kaylee Kline had two hits.

In the second game, Kline had two hits with a home run and three RBIs, while Richey had two hits and a RBI, Ali Grenzebach had a RBI and Ava Acton had two hits.

The Lady Jaguars then played Heartland on Sunday. DACC lost the first game 6-3, but won the second 10-9.

The Lady Jaguars will travel to Parkland on Thursday.


DACC takes sixth at preview

PEORIA — The Jaguars scored a total of 643 over two rounds to take sixth at the Cougar Preview at Weaver Ridge Golf Course.

Grady Lancaster was 20th with a two-round total of 157 for Danville Area Community College, while Luke Mettemeyer was 34th (161), Cam Bergman was 35th (161), Blake Arnold was 42nd (164) and Zane Douglas was 53rd (166).

The Jaguars will next play at Monmouth College on April 6.