A SPECIAL DAY – Jayme Magnuson, the daughter of former baseball coach Bill Zeman (far left), was one of the guest speakers on Saturday for a dedication ceremony to rename the Roanoke-Benson High School baseball diamond Bill Zeman Field. Also pictured are former RBHS players and current district board members Todd Harris (center) and Miles Monge (far right) (For the Journal/Mike Tresnak).


Eureka 8, Farmington 0: Brady Krile tossed a one-hit shutout on Friday with 15 strikeouts and also contributed three hits with his bat for the Hornets (21-7).

Roanoke-Benson/Lowpoint-Washburn 1-6, Putnam County 13-9: Ben Monge provided three hits for the Rockets (11-14, 6-7) in game two of the Tri-County Conference doubleheader on Friday. The opener was stopped after five innings by the 10-run rule.

Fieldcrest 2, Peru St. Bede 4: Michael Morse tallied two hits for the Knights in the Saturday road tilt.

Ridgeview 2, RBLW 15 (5): Logan Nix's three hits paced the Rockets Saturday morning. The 10-run rule went into effect in the fifth.

Eureka 4-4, Rockridge 0-1: Aaron Schwab weaved a four-hit shutout in the opener highlighted by 11 strikeouts in game one of a Saturday twinbill. Matt Martin collected two hits in the nightcap, as the guests plated three in the top of the eighth.

Heyworth 0, Fieldcrest 2: Koy Allen silenced the Heart of Illinois Conference visitor's bats on Monday for the Knights (11-6, 7-3).

Eureka 10, Olympia 11: Keegan Zimmerman's three hits paced the Monday guests.

RBLW 10, Henry 2: Blake Martin recorded the victory for the Rockets in Tuesday's league encounter.


Ridgeview/Lexington 8, Eureka 9: A single from Marah Miller scored Morgan Greene with the game-winning run on Monday for the Hornets (9-11, 3-7) in a make up league contest.

Prairie Central 5, Fieldcrest 0: Alaina Tjaden had a hit for Fieldcrest (10-9) on Friday.


Weldon reigns in the field: Trent Weldon of the LWRB co-op placed first in the high jump during Thursday's TCC event at Seneca.

Eureka prevails: Emma Argo won the 1600 to help the Hornets to the team title at Friday's Tremont Invitational. Fieldcrest's Ellen Hood captured the 200 and 400.

Relay fuels Hornets: The four by eight of Jack Cook, Cade Walder, Brayden Beck and Kyle Johnson placed first to aid Eureka to team honors at the Clinton Carnival on Friday.

Eureka rolls: Aden Sears set a McLean Co. meet standard at 43.48 seconds to capture the 400 to power the Hornets to the team title Monday at Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley. Katelyn Knapp won the 200 and 400.

Gastman sails to first: LWRB's Logan Gastman won the triple jump at the Ridgeview Invite Tuesday in Colfax.


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