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Iroquois West    7       9       Watseka - watseka scored 8 runs in the first two frames and managed to hold on against iroquois west 9-7. iroquois west committed 6 errors in the loss. watseka committed three but conner curry made a great grab at the fence to save some runs for the warriors. nick albright drove in 3 runs going 1-3 with a double, levi foster was 1-3 with 3 rbi's. austin saathoff homered for the raiders. watseka improves to 8-9 and 3-5 in the svc.

Central 5, Cissna Park 3 - The Comets got a pair of hits, including a double, from Matt Balthazor to help stave off a late rally from Cissna Park. The Timberwolves picked up three runs in the sixth to narrow the gap, but weren't able to pull off a comeback.

South Newton   9       4       Momence - Leadoff hitter Carson Anderson went 3-for-4 in South Newton's 9-4 victory against Momence, Ill. The Rebels scored early and often, picking up two in the first, four in the second, one in the third and another pair in the fourth to run away and hide from Momence and take home a Sangamon Valley Conference win. Ben Wogan picked up two hits for Momence and Joe Roberson drove in two runs.

St. Anne     5       11     Kankakee Trinity Academy

Westmont 7       6       Beecher

Westville   4       3       Schlarman

Peotone     6       4       Grant Park

Oakwood   10     5       Hoopeston

Olympia     0       2       Prairie Central

Coal City    8       4       Herscher

Salt Fork    0       1       Armstrong

Bishop McNamara       8       15     Montini Catholic

Bradley-Bourbonnais   0       9       Andrew

Manteno    6       9       Lisle

Charleston 10     5       St. Joseph-Ogden

Kankakee   6       19     Bloom

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Watseka 20, Iroquois West 1 - Magan Harris tossed a five inning no-hitter with 11 strikeouts she also banged out three hits, including a home run. Kennedy Bauer had four hits in the win and drove in a whopping six runs, while Mallory Drake and Summer Cramer each added four hits of their own.

Reed-Custer 13, Central 5 - Reed-Custer piled up 17 hits and took advantage of four Central errors to rattle off 13 runs in a road win. Antoinette Hill earned the win for R-C, while Kaylee Ketcherside was hit with the loss for Central.

Herscher 10, Newark 0 - Morgan Scivally and Molly Cann teamed up in the circle to collectively toss a two-hit shutout of Newark in five innings. Gabby Schultz and Chloe Jefferson each hit one home run and knocked in two runs apiece in the win.

Momence  4       5       South Newton

pbl              26     16     Armstrong

Schlarman 1       4       Westville

Manteno    15     0       Lisle

gcms          3       1       Hoopeston

Olympia     2       1       Prairie Central

Moline                 2       7       Beecher

Bradley-Bourbonnais   12     1       Oak Forest

Kankakee 15, Rich South 5

Marshall 12, Georgetown-Ridge Farm 9

North Vermillion (Ind.) 1, Bismarck-Henning/Rossville-Alvin 0

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Twin Lakes' a 8-7 victor against Maconaquah.

Central Catholic's 12-0, five-inning victory at Northwestern.

Fountain Central's 11-0 Wabash River Conference victory against Covington.

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Benton Central to a 10-7 Hoosier Conference  victory against Rensselaer.

West Central held on for a 5-4 victory against Tri-County.

Delphi's 7-1 victory against Central Catholic.

Frontier's 19 hits in a 15-1 victory against North White.

mlb

CUBS 1, BREWERS 0

CHICAGO -- Kyle Hendricks (2-1) allowed four hits in seven innings to outpitch Chase Anderson (2-2), who allowed Kyle Schwarber's sixth-inning homer, and Chicago stopped Milwaukee's eight-game winning streak 1-0. Carl Edwards Jr. worked the eighth and Brandon Morrow finished the six-hitter for his fifth save. Kris Bryant missed his third straight game after he was beaned during a victory at Colorado last weekend.

CARDINALS 4, METS 3

ST. LOUIS -- Dexter Fowler hit a winning single in the 13th off Paul Sewald (0-1), and Tommy Pham had four hits and scored twice as the cardinals win against the mets 4-3. John Gant (1-0), recalled from Triple-A Memphis before the game, pitched three perfect innings of relief for his second big league win. St. Louis trailed 2-0 in the seventh and 3-2 in the 10th before Jose Martinez's tying double off Jeurys Familia.

WHITE SOX 6, ROYALS 3

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Matt Davidson hit two of Chicago's five home runs, leading the White Sox to their second win in 11 games as the handle the royals 6-3. Yoan Moncada homered to open the first inning for Chicago for the second straight night, and Yolmer Sanchez and Trayce Thompson also went deep against Jakob Junis (3-2). Junis gave up six runs and six hits with two walks over 5 2/3 innings. Lucas Giolito (1-3) earned his first victory, allowing two runs and five hits over 5 2/3 innings. His only hiccup was Jorge Soler's two-run homer in the fourth. Joakim Soria worked a scoreless ninth for his third save in four chances.

YANKEES 4, TWINS 3

MARINERS 5, INDIANS 4

Atlanta 7, Cincinnati Reds 4

PIRATES 1, TIGERS 0

BRYANT STILL OUT

Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant was out of the starting lineup for the third straight game after he was beaned during a victory at Colorado last weekend. Bryant visited with a team doctor on Thursday, and the Cubs said Bryant hasn't been diagnosed with a concussion. "I don't anticipate anything awful or bad. We're just waiting for everybody to be on board and once we do that he'll be back out there playing," manager Joe Maddon said. The 26-year-old Bryant is batting .319 with two homers and 11 RBI in 19 games.

MILLER OUT

Cleveland reliever Andrew Miller has been placed on the 10-day disabled list because of his strained left hamstring but hopes it's a very short road back. Miller grabbed the back of his leg after throwing a pitch to the Chicago Cubs' Anthony Rizzo in the seventh inning Wednesday night and was removed from the game. Miller struck out 17 and walked four over 10 scoreless innings in 11 games this year.

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ARLINGTON, Texas — Quarterback desperation means NFL teams can’t pass on taking a passer — even a flawed one — in the draft. The Browns, Jets, Bills and Cardinals heeded that notion, even as more highly rated players at other positions remained on the board. Heisman Trophy winner Baker Mayfield became Cleveland’s latest attempt to find its franchise quarterback at No. 1. Sam Darnold of Southern California went to the Jets at No. 3, while in upstate New York — where the Bills gave up on Tyrod Taylor — the future belongs to Wyoming’s Josh Allen. Just after Buffalo traded up to grab Allen at No. 7, Arizona moved up to No. 10 to get UCLA’s Josh Rosen, a potential replacement for the retired Carson Palmer. Four quarterbacks in the first 10 selections. Never mind that the best players were considered Penn State running back Saquon Barkley (second overall to the Giants) and North Carolina State defensive end Bradley Chubb (fifth to Denver). The last pick of the first round was a fifth quarterback: 2016 Heisman winner Lamar Jackson, chosen by Baltimore.

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