The Commercial-News, Danville, IL


April 1, 2014

Local Scores



At Potomac

Oakwood 12, Armstrong-Potomac 1

Oakwood 131 205 — 12 10 2

Armstrong-Potomac 100 000 — 1 3 8

WP — Kyle Girton. LP — Dentler Loschen. Two or more hits — Oakwood: Vinson Blake 3, Skyle Slade. 2B — Oakwood: Slade, Colton Hackman. RBIs — Oakwood: Blake 3, Slade 2, Hackman, Wade Abbott, Landon Turner.

Records — Oakwood 1-2 overall, 1-0 in the Vermilion Valley Conference; Armstrong-Potomac 0-3 overall, 0-1 in the VVC.


At St. Joseph

St. Joseph-Ogden 5, Salt Fork 1

Salt Fork 100 000 0 — 1 2 3

St. Joseph-Ogden 010 220 x — 5 7 1

WP — Hunter Hart. LP — Ross Learnard. Two or more hits — SJO: Dalton Walsh. 2B — SJO: Devin Immke, Walsh. RBIs — Brandon Sparks, Chase Gadau, Immke, Walsh.

Records — Salt Fork 1-2 overall; St. Joseph-Ogden 6-0.


At Tolono

Unity 2, Bismarck-Henning 1

Bismarck-Henning 000 001 0 — 1 3 0

Unity 000 101 x — 2 6 0

WP — Snodgrass. LP — Abbed. Two or more hits — BH: Dylan Dodd.


At Paxton

Paxton-Buckley-Loda 4, Milford 0

Milford 000 000 0 — 0 4 3

Paxton-Buckley-Loda 201 001 x — 4 1 1

WP — Zenner. LP — Clayton Rieches. Two or more hits — Milford: Tanner Davenport. RBIs — PBL: Eshelman, Walder, Denault



At Potomac

Armstrong-Potomac 10, Oakwood 9

Oakwood 010 214 1 — 9 10 5

Armstrong-Potomac 033 011 2 — 10 10 3

WP — Morgan Zindars (1-0). LP — Kylie Harden. Two or more hits — Oakwood: Harden 3, Townsley, Day; AP: Makenzie Vinson, Holley Hambleton, Miranda Thrasher. 2B — Oakwood: Harden. AP: Holley Hambleton 2.

Records — Oakwood 0-1 overall, 0-1 in the Vermilion Valley Conference; Armstrong-Potomac 1-1 overall, 1-0 in the VVC.


At Bismarck

Bismarck-Henning 7, Rantoul 5

Rantoul 210 110 0 — 5 6 2

Bismarck-Henning 100 060 x — 7 9 3

WP — Phoenix LaCombe. LP — Allison Jordahl. Two or more hits — R: Christina Smith, Kaylee Denton; BH: Emmie Hawkins. 2B — R: Denton, Jordahl, Smith, Hannah Cargo; BH: Masyn Clough. RBIs — R: Cargo, Smith, Taylor Egerton; BH: Hawkins 3, Clough 2, Brittany Ribbe, Ella Nelson.

Records — Bismarck-Henning 2-0 overall.


At Paxton

Hoopeston Area 10, Paxton-Buckley-Loda 3

Hoopeston Area 300 023 2 — 10 11 4

Paxton-Buckley-Loda 300 000 0 — 3 3 6

WP — Rylee Martin (1-0). LP — Zayna Flahaut (0-1). Two or more hits — HA: Annie Goble 3, Kaelynn Longfellow, Madie Cline, Carissa Vaughn. 2B — HA: Longfellow, Goble; PBL: Flahaut. 3B — HA: Longfellow. RBIs — Longfellow 2, Cline 2, Goble, Hailee Swinford.

Records — Hoopeston Area 1-0 overall; Paxton-Buckley-Loda 0-1.

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