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March 30, 2013

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Jimson-Miller sixth in Texas hurdles

AUSTIN, TEXAS — Danville’s Alexus Jimson-Miller rand against some of the best in the nation on Saturday as she was in the finals of the 100 meter hurdles event at the 86th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays at the University of Texas.

Jimson-Miller would end up sixth in the event with a time of 14.26 seconds.

Also, the 400 relay team of Jimson-Miller, Arionna Graham, Joriel Stewart and Emone Davis competed but did not make the final.

The Danville girls will return to action next Saturday when they will compete at the Spartan Invite at Springfield Southeast High School.

PREP BASEBALL

Westville loses two


URBANA — The Tigers suffered two tough losses, falling to Urbana 4-3 in eight innings and 6-5 to Rantoul.

Against Urbana, Jordan Romo had two hits and scored two runs as Tanner Cox took the loss.

In the second game, Tristan Flynn had two RBIs for the Tigers while Kyle Brazas, Cox and Austin Millholland each had one RBI. Romo took the loss on the mound.

The Tigers will try to regroup on Monday when they play Georgetown-Ridge Farm/Chrisman.

COLLEGE BASEBALL

DACC 15-8

Spoon River 5-2


OLNEY — The Jaguars went to 4-0 in Mid-West Athletic Conference action as they swept Spoon River for the second straight day.

In the first game, Ryan Zweck picked up the win on the mound as he got the support of 15 DACC hits.

Pete Strommen had three hits and three RBIs in the game while Mark Keller, Tyler McKenzie and Evan Block each had two RBIs and Patrick Cottrell and Mike Walker each had one.

In the second game, Walker had two RBIs as A.J. Childerson picked up the win. Block and Strommen had one RBI.

The Jaguars are 12-1 overall and are scheduled to play Jefferson College on Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Danville Stadium.

WOMEN’S COLLEGE

BASKETBALL

Kansas State 66

Illinois 48


MANHATTAN, Kan. — Karisma Penn had 20 points with nine rebounds and four steals but it was not enough as the Illini’s season ended in the quarterfinals of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament.

Even with the loss, Illinois ends the season with a 19-14 record, their best record since going 19-12 in the 2006-2007 season and the wins fell one shy of matching the win totals from Illinois’ last two seasons.

Illinois also broke Big Ten records for steals in all games (417) and conference play (234) and school records for turnovers forced (773) and 3-pointers attempted (634).

But against the Wildcats, the Illini shot 40 percent in the game and only had five free-throws in the game as they were down 34-24 at halftime.

Penn ends her career as the school’s all-time leader in blocks (271) and free throw attempts (747) and ended up second in rebounds (1,043) and career double-doubles (42).

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