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May 7, 2013

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Jarling, Comets still on top of VVC

OAKWOOD —  Conor Jarling drove in the game-winning RBI in the bottom of the seventh as the Oakwood baseball team remained on top of the Vermilion Valley Conference standings with a 4-3 win over Bismarck-Henning on Monday.

Davin Miles had two RBIs for the Comets, who were up 3-0 early in the game, and Kyle Girton picked up the victory.

Patrick Ganley hit a solo home run for the Blue Devils, who had two runs in the fifth and one in the sixth to tie things up, while Dylan Dodd and losing pitcher Dustyn Ingram each had one RBI.

The Comets are 14-5 and 11-2 in the VVC and will play Salt Fork today.

Westville 14

Schlarman 0


WESTVILLE — Austin Milholland gave up only two hits as the Tigers easily won in five innings.

Aaron Marx had two hits and three RBIs for Westville, while Dillon Turner had two and Kyle Brazas, Tristan Flynn, Milholland and Jordan Romo each added one.

The Tigers are 12-10 and 9-5 in the VVC and will play Bismarck-Henning on Wednesday.

Emmet Black took the loss for Schlarman, who will play Georgetown-Ridge Farm/Chrisman today.

Both teams played a second game, but it was postponed because of darkness with the score tied at 7-7.

Milford 6

A-P 5


POTOMAC — Tanner Davenport had four RBIs as the Bearcats got the win over the Trojans.

Ryley Ward and Kyle Bennett each had one RBI for Milford while Clayton Rieches added three hits.

Dylan Keen had three RBIs for Armstrong-Potomac while Corey Buhr and Lane Esteppe each had one.

The Trojans will play Mahomet-Seymour today.

Hoopeston Area 2

Salt Fork 0


HOOPESTON — Aiden Berg had two hits and a RBI from the plate and had four strikeouts on the mound as the Cornjerkers defeated the Storm.

Connor Cline had a RBI for Hoopeston Area, who will play Bismarck-Henning today.

Ross Learnard had three hits for Salt Fork, who will travel to Tuscola on Wednesday.

Rantoul 2

GRFC 1


RANTOUL — Both teams scored a run in the first inning, but it took until the ninth inning before the Eagles would score to defeat the Buffaloes.

Jake Brasker had the only RBI for Georgetown-Ridge Farm/Chrisman, who is now 12-7 overall.

South Vermillion 8

Attica 4


ATTICA, Ind. — The Red Ramblers tied things up with two runs in the fifth, but South Vermillion scored four runs in the top of the seventh to clinch the win.

Mike Green had three RBIs while Jordan Capps had one RBI for Attica, who is 12-7 and will face Benton Central today.

South Newton 6

Seeger 3


KENTLAND, Ind. — South Newton broke a 3-3 tie with three runs in the fourth as it beat the Patriots.

Caleb Orahood and Dakota Ware each had one RBI for Seeger, who is 13-5 and will travel to Tri-County today.

PREP SOFTBALL

Rantoul 15

Danville 5


DANVILLE — Kylie Baxter had two hits and two RBIs but the Vikings were doomed by 12 errors in losing to the Eagles.

Lindsay Loewenstein had two hits and a RBI for Danville, who drops to 7-13 and will play St. Joseph-Ogden on Wednesday.

Bis-Henn 6

Oakwood 4


MUNCIE — Emmie Hawkins had four RBIs as the Blue Devils defeated the Comets.

Phoenix LaCombe had an RBI while Brittany Ribbe had three hits for Bismarck-Henning, who will play Hoopeston Area today.

Somer Wells and Lexi Cortapassi each had one RBI for Oakwood, who will play Schlarman today.

A-P 7

Milford 4


ARMSTRONG — Johanna Bruens had three RBIs as the Trojans got past the Bearcats.

Kristen Newnum, Makenzie Vinson and Megan Cain each had RBIs for Armstrong-Potomac, while Cain had three hits.

Erin McNally had a home run and two RBIs for Milford.

The Trojans are 10-8 and 8-7 in the Vermilion Valley Conference and will take on Schlarman on Wednesday.

Salt Fork 19-12

Hoopeston Area 4-2


HOOPESTON — The Storm had 26 hits to get the sweep in a doubleheader with the Cornjerkers.

Jenna Bryant had two home runs, a triple and seven RBIs in the first game for Salt Fork, while Emilie McFadden had three RBIs, Nicole Weston had two and Kaylee McFadden, Lea Hall, Lexi Smith, Camryn Todd and winning pitcher Peyton Meade each had one.

Jordan McFadden had two RBIs for Hoopeston Area while Aaliyah Colunga had one.

In the second game, Weston had four RBIs with Kayln Learnard getting two and both Kaylee and Emilie McFadden each getting one.

Brea Bushong had the lone RBI for the Cornjerkers, who are 8-17 and 4-10 in the VVC.

Seeger 17

South Newton 3


KENTLAND, Ind. — Kay Irvine had three hits and three RBIs as the Patriots won in five innings.

McKenna Mitchell, Nellie Andrews and Makenna Cronk each had one RBI for Seeger, who is 5-14.

South Vermillion 5

Attica 4


ATTICA, Ind. — The Red Ramblers took the early lead, but would lose the lead and the game with a South Vermillion run in the seventh.

Kaylynn Kirkpatrick had two RBIs while Maci Kyger and Ashley Brindle each had one RBI for Attica, who is 7-11 and will play Benton Central on Friday.

West Vigo 5

Covington 0


COVINGTON, Ind. — Ali Holmes gave up five hits, but West Vigo made the most of them as it beat the Trojans.

Madison Hanson had two hits for Covington, who is 9-8 and will play Benton Central today.

PREP GIRLS SOCCER

First Baptist 3

Urbana University JV 1


DANVILLE — The Knights scored all of their goals in the second half as they defeated the junior varsity from Urbana University.

Elizabeth Randolph, Kimmy Montgomery and Ashley Greazer each scored goals and Chelsea Allen had an assist for First Baptist, who ends the season at 6-1.

PREP GIRLS TENNIS

Seeger 5

Fountain Central 0


VEEDERSBURG, Ind. — Miranda Synesael, Kiley Swisher and Shelby Brown each won singles matches as the Patriots shut out the Mustangs.

The doubles teams of Emmie Stevens and Bridget McGowen and Becky and Jessi Middleton each won for Seeger, who is 9-0 and will play Attica today. The Mustangs are 4-8 and will play Covington today.

Covington 5

Attica 0


COVINGTON, Ind. — The doubles teams of Lauren Paddock and Meghan Lowe and Chloe Shields and Raenen Pettit each had tough three-set wins as the Trojans swept the Red Ramblers.

Bailey Hill, Mackensey Sorrell and Morgan Brown each won singles matches for Covington, who is 8-5.

COLLEGE BASEBALL

DACC 1

Olney 0


DANVILLE — Trevor Jennings had the only RBI with a solo home run in the second inning as the Jaguars defeated Olney.

Noe Artega struck out three batters and gave up only five hits to get the win while Mark Keller got two hits for DACC.

The Jaguars are 29-14 and will travel to Lewis and Clark today to play a doubleheader at 2 p.m.

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