The Commercial-News, Danville, IL


May 24, 2013

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Ellis out of IHSA state meet

WHEELING — Danville senior Tyler Ellis started action at the IHSA state tennis tournament on Thursday, but lost in the first round of the championship bracket and the consolation bracket.

Ellis lost 6-0, 6-3 to Hinsdale Central’s Michael Lorenzini and 7-6 (4), 6-2 to Woodstock Marian’s Aaron Waters.


Seeger 7

Fountain Central 0

DELPHI, Ind. — The Patriots pounded out 13 hits as they advanced in an IHSAA sectional against the Mustangs.

Dakota Ware had four hits with two stolen bases and two RBIs for Seeger, while Caleb Orahood had three hits and Cole Blessing and Jordan Stover each had two.

Tyler DePugh had two hits for Fountain Central.

The Patriots will play host Delphi on Monday in sectional semifinal action.

In other sectional action, Attica advanced to sectional semifinal action at Rockville with a 10-6 win over Turkey Run. The Red Ramblers will take on the host team on Monday. The Rox defeated North Vermillion 5-1 on Thursday.


Carroll 11

Seeger 1

FLORA, Ind. — The Patriots’ season ended in a IHSAA Class 2A sectional final against host Carroll.

Seeger ends the season at 9-18.


West Lafayette 170

Attica 189

ATTICA, Ind. — Matt Oilar was the medalist with a score of 40, but the Red Ramblers lost to the Red Devils at Harrison Hills Golf Course.

Austin Bossaer shot a 46 for Attica, while Brady Sheridan scored a 49 and Damon DeSutter, Jake Carlson and Sam Carlson each scored a 54.


Keenan slips to second

SCOTTSBORO, Ala. — Former Salt Fork and current Parkland College golfer David Keenan shot a 73 to lose his two-round lead, but is still only one shot back at the NJCAA Division II National Championships.

Keenan is now at 209, a stroke back of John A. Logan’s Steve Souchek’s 208.


Illinois 3

Michigan 2

MINNEAPOLIS — Thanks to a strong performance from pitcher John Kravetz, the Illini stayed alive in the Big Ten Tournament, eliminating Michigan.

Kravetz got out of a bases-loaded jam in the first inning with three straight strikeouts and pitched 7 1/3 innings for Illinois. The Illini scored in the first inning on a RBI groundout by Jordan Parr and a sacrifice fly by Thomas Lindauer. Michael Hurwitz scored their last run in the fifth with an RBI triple.


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  • SPT- CN0419 - Bis-Henn Baseball photo 1 Taylor slows Blue Devils BISMARCK -- After a perfect game from Ross Learnard on Tuesday, the Salt Fork baseball team received another outstanding pitching performance on Friday from Cole Taylor, who struck out nine and allowed only one hit over five innings as the Storm beat

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  • SPT - CN0419 - Danville softball photo 1 Danville blasts three homers to beat Westville WESTVILLE -- Danville coach Corey Pullin knew it was just a matter of time until junior Alissa Peelman and sophomore Lindsey Lowenstein started seeing positive results at the plate. On Friday afternoon, the duo of Peelman and Lowenstein gave the Viki

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  • Danville girls track wins Raider Invitational BLOOMINGTON -- The Danville girls track team picked up four wins as they were able to beat the pack at the Lady Raider Invitational on Friday. Sadie Elliott won the 3,200 in 11 minutes, 51.75 seconds for Danville, while Aariona Graham won the long ju

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  • Friday's Local Scores PREP BASEBALL At Bismarck Salt Fork 15, Bismarck-Henning 0 Salt Fork 040 0(11) -- 15 14 0 Bis-Henn 000 0 0 -- 0 1 8 WP -- Cole Taylor. LP -- Dustyn Ingram. Two or more hits -- SF: Ross Learnard 3, Max Stutsman 3, Garrett McFadden, Lane West

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  • SPT- Cn0418 - Covington softball photo 2 Trojans cruise to victory COVINGTON, Ind. - The Covington softball team had a big first inning as they scored five runs on their way to defeating Attica 11-1. Attica threatened to score in the first, getting Karrah Pattengale to second, but they were unable to drive her home.

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  • Lunger steps up for Buffaloes GEORGETOWN -- In only the second start of his career, Georgetown-Ridge Farm/Chrisman pitcher Tyler Lunger pitched a five-hit complete game as the Buffaloes defeated Milford 8-2 on Thursday in Vermilion Valley Conference action. "I feel I threw well

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  • SPT - CN0418 - Danville boys tennis photo Maroons blitz young Vikings DANVILLE -- In the process of gaining experience, the Danville boys tennis team has taken a few lumps in the first few weeks of season. On Thursday afternoon, the Champaign Central Maroons delivered a few lessons to the younger Vikings with a 9-0 vic

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  • Peelman pitches no-hitter as Vikings beat Maroons CHAMPAIGN -- Alissa Peelman pitched a no-hitter as the Danville High School softball team beat Champaign Central 11-0 in five innings on Thursday in Big 12 Conference action. Peelman was also 3-of-4 with three RBIs for the Vikings while Mackenzie Kin

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  • Thursday's Local Scores PREP BASEBALL At Georgetown Georgetown-Ridge Farm/Chrisman 8, Milford 2 Milford 101 000 0 -- 2 5 10 GRFC 200 141 x -- 8 8 3 WP -- Tyler Lunger. LP -- Clayton Rieches. Two or more hits -- GRFC: Dylan Bina, Ethan Silva. 2B

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  • SPT - CN0417 - Andy Bott photo Better late than never for Bott BISMARCK -- Marshall golf coach Matt Grobe completely surprised Bismarck-Henning standout Andy Bott with an e-mail earlier this year. Bott, who is a three-time all-stater for the Blue Devils, was preparing to attend Illinois Wesleyan in the fall. "Ou

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