Weekend scoreboard

Scoreboards are sponsored by COUNTRY Financial Representative Eric Lapan

Saturday:

College Baseball–
Illinois State 11, Evansville 4 (ISU wins share of Missouri Valley Conference championship)
NJCAA Division II Region 24 Tournament at Corn Crib–Parkland 6, Heartland 3

College Softball–
NCAA Division III Super-Regional at Bloomington–Illinois Wesleyan 1, Carthage 0; Illinois Wesleyan 4, Carthage 1 (IWU advances to 4th straight national tournament)

High School Baseball–
Normal West 4, Maine South 1
Normal Community 3, Bradley-Bourbonnais 2
Morton 8, U-High 5
U-High 5, Mahomet-Seymour 2
U-High 11, Rantoul 3
Rantoul 8, Pontiac 2
Class 1A Regional Championship at LeRoy–LeRoy 17, Peoria Christian 5
Class 2A Regional Championship at Gibson City–Central Catholic 1, Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 0
Class 2A Regional Championship at Wenona–Eureka 10, Fieldcrest 0
Class 2A Regional Championship at Tremont–Tremont 1, Brimfield 0

High School Softball–
Mt. Zion 21, Normal Community 9
Normal Community 14, Sacred Heart-Griffin 4
Bloomington 3, Morton 1
U-High 2, Clinton 1
Normal West 15, Naperville Central 3 (at Chicago Bandits Jamboree)
Class 2A Regional Championship at Gibson City–Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 3, Central Catholic 1

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

Class 1A Medalists–
Pole Vault–Windsor Roberts (Tri-Valley) 1st
Discus–Jayden Standish (Ridgeview) 7th
800 Run–Delanie Dykes (Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley) 3rd
400 Dash–Megan Becker (Central Catholic) 6th, Delanie Dykes (Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley) 9th

Class 2A Medalists (U-High 4th as team)–
Pole Vault–Lillianna Ifft (Prairie Central) 3rd, Lindsey Shouse (U-High) T-6th
4×800 Relay–U-High 1st (Kendy Ummel, Emmy Mussy, Mackie Madix, Ella Bittner), Eureka 3rd (Courtney Heffren, Alexi Fogo, Tessa Wiegand, Emma Argo)
100 Dash–Jessica McDowell (U-High) 5th
800 Run–Paige Turney (Clinton) 1st
400 Dash–Jessica McDowell (U-High) 2nd
1600 Run–Ella Bittner (U-High) 3rd
200 Dash–Jessica McDowell (U-High) 2nd
4×400 Relay–Eureka 6th (Courtney Heffren, Amy Pineda, Lexi Grober, Katelyn Knapp)

Sunday:

LIVE ON WJBC-AM 1230–
St. Louis Cardinals at Texas Rangers, 1:10 p.m.

Monday:

High School Baseball–
United Township at Normal West, 4:30 p.m.

Sports Director Greg Halbleib can be reached at greg@wjbc.com. 

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