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South Newton   12, 17 -      Cissna Park 5, 10 - After trailing 6-0 after two innings, the Timberwolves cut it close, scoring five unanswered, before allowing a six-run sixth inning and dropping the opener 12-5. Keegan Boyle went 2-4 with an RBI for the Timberwolves, who also got a two-run double from Bailey Sluis. jay hammell led the way for the rebels going 2-4 with a homer and 4 rbi's. carson anderson was 4 for 5 with a pair of rbi's and 3 runs scored. brody derflinger was 2-4 with a double, 2 runs scored and 2 rbi's and nick babcock was 3-3 with a pair of doubles and 2 rbi's. in the nightcap . . . After trailing 6-1 after two innings, the rebels exploded with 16 runs over the next five innings to pick up their second svc win of the day, 17-10. hammell led the way for the rebels once again going 3-4 with another home run, he scored 4 times and had 2 rbi's. tyler martell drove home three runs, and anderson had his second 4 hit game of the day scoring twice and driving home 2. rudy king led cissna park going 4 for 5 with 3 rbi's, while conner lober was 2 for 4 with an rbi and 3 runs scored. sn improves to 9-8 and 9-6 while cissna park falls to

Central 13, St. Anne 3 - Leadoff hitter Andrew Boudreau set the table all day for the Comets, finishing with a 4-4 day at the plate that included three doubles, three runs and two RBIs to lead Central to the easy 13-3 victory. Austin Boudreau had a three-hit game, scoring twice and driving in four for the Comets, who also got a pair of RBIs from Jason Kelly. The Cardinals got two-hit, RBI performances from both Travis DeYoung and Jacob Nicholson, while Malachi Mabins also had an RBI.

Central 18, St. Anne 8 - Andrew Boudreau has his second four-hit game of the day in the nightcap, this time doubling twice, scoring five times, and driving in three runs as the Comets swept the Cardinals. Canyon Burrow hit a pinch-hit, three-run home run for the Comets, who got RBIs from nine different players, five of those players recording at least a pair. Juan Artega had a two-run double for the Cardinals, who also got a two-RBI performance from Jacob Nicholson. Tommy Boudreau had a pair of hits, a run and an RBI.

Manteno 14, Momence 3

Terre Haute, Ind

Georgetown-Ridge Farm/Chrisman 7, North Vermilion (Ind.) 1

Peru (Ind.) 2, Georgetown-Ridge Farm/Chrisman 1

Rantoul 4, Herscher 3

Beecher 10, Crete-Monee 1

Kankakee   17     7       Rich East

Peotone     3, 8   10, 11        Evergreen Park

Prairie Central 4, Chillicothe IVC 1


Watseka 10, Hoopeston Area 9. Magan Harris launched a two-out grand slam in the top of the seventh inning as the Warriors (14-6) stunned the Cornjerkers (12-10) in nonconference play. Watseka trailed 8-6 at the time of Harris' knock. Summer Cramer scored three times for the Warriors, while Mallory Drake and Kennedy Bauer each drove in a run. The Cornjerkers were led by two RBI from Mercy Linder, as well as two runs apiece from Linder and Ariel Reeves. Lady Warrior softball game at home on Monday 5/7 vs. STM will start early at 4:00pm.

LeRoy 15, Iroquois West 1. Kiera Spratt drove in three runs and Hailie Hahn tossed a complete game with six strikeouts to lift the Panthers (17-10) to victory against the Raiders in Danville. Lauren Cultra brought home IW's lone run.

Manteno 20, Momence 1

Clifton Central    1       11     Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley

St. Anne     7       9       Clifton Central

Dwight 8,6 -  Coal City 1, 1

LeRoy         11     1       Schlarman

Georgetown-Ridge Farm 2, 8,       North Vermillion 5, 2

Andrew                         Bishop McNamara

Prairie Central    11     7       Tri-Valley

Herscher 15, Bloomington Central Catholic 5


Dexter Fowler's game winner lifted St. Louis to a 4-3 victory over Chicago, doing so in a twice rain-delayed game that appeared to be all but finished when Javier Baez put the Cubs up by a run with his solo home run in the top of the 14th. The victory was the Cardinals' fifth straight, matching their season-best winning streak. It also improved St. Louis to 4-1 on the season against the rival Cubs, a year after Chicago won 14 of the 19 games between the two. After Chicago took a 3-2 lead on Baez's solo shot in the top of the 14th, Luke Farrell (1-2) struck out the first two Cardinals batters he faced before allowing an infield single to Harrison Bader. Fowler then lifted a 2-2 pitch down the right-field line and just over the glove of Chicago outfielder Jason Heyward. The loss was the season-high fifth straight for Chicago, the team's worst losing stretch since a six-game skid in late May last season. The Cubs have now failed to score more than three runs in 10 of their last 11 games.


CHICAGO -- Chicago's James Shields pitched a no-hitter into the seventh inning before the Twins rallied late for a victory over the White Sox. With the Twins trailing 2-0, Eduardo Escobar broke up the no-hitter with a one-out single in the seventh. Zach Duke (2-1) got the win with Fernando Rodney pitching the ninth for his fifth save. Bruce Rondon (1-2) took the loss.




 New York a 7-4 win over the Cleveland Indians


GS 118, NO 92 - golden state leads series 3-1

HOU 100, UTAH 87 - houston leads series 3-1


Tampa Bay 3, Boston 1 - Game 5 - Lightning won 4-1

Vegas 3, San Jose 0 - Game 6 - Golden Knights won 4-2


LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Justify splashed through the slop to win the Kentucky Derby by 2 lengths on Saturday, becoming the first colt in 136 years to wear the roses after not racing as a 2-year-old. The colt that began his racing career in February improved to 4-0 and gave Bob Baffert his fifth Derby victory. That snapped a tie and left the 65-year-old trainer trailing only Ben Jones with six. Mike Smith earned his second Derby victory. The 52-year-old jockey crossed the finish line at Churchill Downs with only a few specks of mud on his white and green silks in the rainiest Derby in the race’s 144-year history. Nearly 3 inches fell on the crowd of 157,813 throughout the day.


CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – Jason Day birdied two of his final three holes Sunday for a 2-under 69 and a two-shot victory over Aaron Wise and Nick Watney in the Wells Fargo Championship, his second victory this year.


Kevin Harvick dominated a race interrupted by rain and drove to his Cup Series-high fourth victory of the season Sunday at Dover International Speedway. Harvick reeled off three straight wins at Atlanta, Las Vegas and Phoenix earlier this season and now has the 60-pound Miles the Monster trophy to add to his collection. Harvick swept the first two stages and easily chased down Stewart-Haas Racing teammate Clint Bowyer in the third for the lead after a 41-minute delay. Harvick's 41st career Cup victory gives him a stout nine top-10 finishes and eight top-fives in 11 starts this season. Bowyer was second. Daniel Suarez, Martin Truex Jr., and Kurt Busch rounded out the top five.

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