Thursday scoreboard, Friday schedule

Scoreboards are sponsored by COUNTRY Financial Representative Eric Lapan


College Baseball–
Illinois State 11, Evansville 2
NJCAA Division II Region 24 Tournament at Corn Crib–Danville 11, Heartland 8

High School Baseball–
Normal West 10, Moline 3
Pontiac 3, Mt. Zion 2
Class 1A Regional at LeRoy–Peoria Christian 6, Heyworth 4
Class 2A Regional at Gibson City–Central Catholic 11, Tri-Valley 3
Class 2A Regional at Tremont–Tremont 12, Deer Creek-Mackinaw 11

High School Softball–
Normal West 21, Peoria Manual 0 (West clinches Big 12 Conference title)
Normal Community 12, Urbana 2


St. Louis Cardinals at Texas Rangers, 6:10 p.m.

College Baseball–
Evansville at Illinois State, 5 p.m.
NJCAA Division II Region 24 Tournament at Corn Crib–Heartland vs. Vincennes, 1 p.m.

College Softball–
NCAA Division III Super-Regional–Carthage at Illinois Wesleyan, 2 p.m.

High School Baseball–
Normal West at Lincoln, 4 p.m.
Pekin at Bloomington, 4:30 p.m.
Normal Community at Mattoon, 4:30 p.m.

High School Softball–
U-High at Normal West, 4:30 p.m.
Class 1A Regional Championship at Heyworth–Heyworth vs. LeRoy, 4:30 p.m.
Class 2A Regional Championship at Fairbury–Olympia vs. Prairie Central, 4:30 p.m.

Girls High School Soccer–
Class 1A Sectional Championship at Central Catholic–Central Catholic vs. Rock Island Alleman, 6:30 p.m.
Class 2A Regional Championship at U-High–U-High vs. Morton, 4 p.m.
Class 3A Regional Championship at Joliet West–Normal Community vs. Minooka, 5 p.m.
Class 3A Regional Championship at Normal West–Normal West vs. Bradley-Bourbonnais, 5 p.m.

Girls High School Track and Field–
State Finals at O’Brien Field, Charleston

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