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PAXTON – Four members of the Paxton-Buckley-Loda softball team earned all-Sangamon Valley Conference honors.
Zayna Flahaut, Skylar Harris and Alexis Reynolds were named to the all-SVC first team while Cassie Oyer was given an honorable mention.
Here are the other all-SVC mentions:
PAXTON -- Eight members of the Paxton-Buckley-Loda baseball team earned all-Sangamon Valley Conference honors.
Wyatt Kingery, Peyton McClure, Jonny Walder, Jonah Wilson and Andrew Zenner were each named to the all-SVC first team. Cody Bauman and Dalton Coplea were each named to the second team while Colin Sullivan received an honorable mention.
Twin County Royals 13U at Salt Fork Storm (DH at Fairmount), 5:30 p.m.
BUCKLEY YOUTH LEAGUE
BYL Machine Pitch Blue vs. BYL Machine Pitch Red (at BYL Field), 6 p.m.
PBL 7th-, 8th-grade camp, 3:30-5:30 p.m.
PAXTON – The Buckley Dutchmasters had plenty of reasons to feel confident with their bats going into Sunday’s doubleheader against the Paxton Swedes.
EAST PEORIA – Jacob Rich finished third in the eighth-grade boys shot put with a throw of 47-11 ¾ during last weekend’s IESA state meet.
Garrett Bachtold and Keyn Humes each tied for 10th in the pole vault competition with a leap of 10-6.
PAXTON – Saturday’s IHSA Class 2A Paxton Regional championship game between Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley and Tri-Valley featured a memorable pitcher’s duel.
Tri-Valley’s Maddie Merritt and GCMS’s Breanna Walker each pitched seven shutout innings to force an extra one. Merritt got the upper hand as the Vikings scored two runs in the eighth inning to get the 2-0 victory.
PAXTON — Pitching and defense have been the bread and butter for Paxton-Buckley-Loda’s baseball program, says head coach Rick Johnson.