Top performances by area high school athletes
Bo Kinder doubled twice to drive in five runs in Clinton's 13-3, five-inning win at Monticello.
Jordan McKinsey doubled twice and singled, and Max Brucker and Matt Kemp each had three hits to lead El Paso-Gridley to a 7-6 eight-inning win at Flanagan.
Justin Kessinger had three hits and drove in three runs and Nick Kronmiller had three hits and two RBI to help host Heyworth to an 11-7 win over Woodland.
Troy Burgard hit a three-run home run and finished with four RBI for Prairie Central in a 22-0 win over Blue Ridge at Farmer City. Jared Coleman also had a homer and three RBI and Corey Peters added three hits and three RBI for the winners.
Dustin List had two hits and drove in two runs as Illini Central rallied for a 7-6 win over Hartsburg-Emden at Mason City. Kyle Owens also had two hits and two RBI.
Junior Kiel Melvin had seven strikeouts in five innings to assist Fieldcrest in its 10-5 Midstate victory over host Lexington. Eric Schuler had four hits and two RBI for Lexington.
Winning pitcher Taylor Springer (2-1) struck out eight in five innings and Aaron Newman drove in two runs as Tri-Valley (9-4) downed PBL 8-2 at Downs. PBL's Justin Martin went 4-for-4.
Chelsey Cluver had two RBI to lead PBL to a 4-1 victory over LeRoy at Paxton.
GCMS's Carley Kemmer struck out 11 and held St. Thomas More to just one hit in a 9-0 win at Champaign.
Winning pitcher Kelli Humbert struck out 10 and pitched a two-hit shutout as Dwight beat Reed-Custer 2-0 at Braidwood.
A bases-clearing double by Courtney Miller helped host Clinton to a 4-1 over Monticello.
Natasha Johnston had three hits and two RBI and Abby Olson had three hits to send Hartsburg-Emden to an 8-3 win over Illini Central at Mason City.
Cylie Cole-Warren pitched a complete game and struck out 11 as Blue Ridge came from behind to beat Prairie Central 3-2 at Farmer City. Paige Sinnett struck out 10 for Prairie Central and Kenber Galloway hit a solo homer.
Winning pitcher Marqui Fairchild tossed a one-hitter with one walk and 10 strikeouts and Jess Kiefer had three hits in El Paso-Gridley's 2-0 win at Flanagan.
Winning pitcher Bethany Edwards had three hits and two RBI and Heather Myers added three hits as Eureka won 7-2 in nine innings at Dunlap. Edwards allowed six hits and one walk and struck out eight.