JOLIET — Hoopeston Area’s Mercy Linder won the IESA state girls bowling individual title on Saturday with a total of 1,967 at Town and Country Lanes.
Linder started the day with a 234 and stayed consistent with a low of 158 in her second game and a high of 235 in the ninth of 10 games to clinch the win.
As a team, the Cornjerkers ended up sixth with a total of 5,244.
The Hoopeston Area boys bowling team also made the state meet with the team taking 24th.
Salt Fork 10, GRFC 5
GEORGETOWN — Cole Sanford and Garrett McFadden each had two RBIs as the Storm defeated the Buffaloes.
Winning pitcher Cole Taylor had three doubles and a RBI for Salt Fork while Max Stutsman, Lane Weston, Connor Taylor and Colton Baird each had one RBI.
Rylee Goodwin had two RBIs for Georgetown-Ridge Farm/Chrisman while Dylan Cosat and Conor Steinbaugh each had one RBI and Jake Brasker had two hits.
The Storm are 2-2 and will play Milford on Monday while the Buffaloes will take on Westville on Monday.
Westville loses two
RANTOUL — The Tigers lost to the host Eagles 5-3 and 6-1 against Urbana.
Tanner Cox, Tyler Dicken and Adam High had RBIs for Westville against Rantoul with Cox taking the loss on the mound with four strikeouts.
In the second game, Westville took a 1-0 lead but Urbana would take the lead in the fourth and go from there.
Justin Ottino had the only RBI for Westville while Aaron Marx had two hits.
The Tigers will next play Georgetown-Ridge Farm on Monday.
Bis-Henn fifth in tournament
RANTOUL — The Blue Devils lost to Champaign Centennial in the first game of the Rantoul softball tournament but d defeated Georgetown-Ridge Farm and Pontiac to take fifth place.
Against the Buffaloes, Maddie Winkler drove in two runs in the sixth to get the 4-2 win for Bismarck-Henning while Lindsey Andrews had three hits and Phoenix Lacombe had a home run as the Blue Devils beat Pontiac 13-5 in six innings.