Thursday scoreboard, Friday schedule

Thursday’s scoreboard is sponsored by COUNTRY Financial Representative Eric Lapan

High School Baseball–
Normal West 9, Peoria Richwoods 0
Normal Community 4, Peoria Notre Dame 0
Bloomington 5, Urbana 4
Central Catholic 7, Tri-Valley 1
Pontiac 6, Monticello 5
Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 12, Lexington 2
Olympia 1, Prairie Central 0

High School Softball–
Central Catholic 7, Rantoul 4
Normal Community at Danville, ppd.
Bloomington 22, Peoria Manual 0
Normal West 8, Champaign Central 2
Bloomington 19, Peoria 0
Tri-Valley 10, Argenta-Oreana 3
LeRoy 12, Decatur St. Teresa 1

Girls High School Soccer–
Normal Community 2, Whitefish Bay (WI) 1
Central Catholic 9, Olympia 0

Friday:

LIVE ON WJBC-AM 1230–
Cincinnati Reds at St. Louis Cardinals, 6:20 p.m.

College Baseball–
Illinois State at Dallas Baptist, 6:30 p.m.
Elmhurst at Illinois Wesleyan, 7 p.m.
Heartland at Vincennes (DH), 4 p.m.

High School Baseball–
Metamora at Central Catholic, 4:30 p.m.
Lincoln at Normal Community, 4:30 p.m.
Normal Community vs. Lincoln (Michael Collins Invitational, Corn Crib), 4:30 p.m.
U-High vs. Normal West (Michael Collins Invitational, Corn Crib), 6:30 p.m.

High School Softball–
Normal Community at Pontiac, 4:30 p.m.

Girls High School Soccer–
Normal Community vs. West Des Moines Valley (IA) (Adidas Tournament of Champions, Burlington, IA), 5 p.m.
U-High at Champaign Centennial, 6 p.m.

 

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