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TUESDAY, April 22
1. PBL; 2. Hoopeston; 3. Ridgeview, 4. Bismarck-Henning.
CATLIN – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda softball team lost 16-0 Wednesday to Salt Fork.
The Storm scored nine runs in the first inning and three more through the second and third innings.
Zayna Flahaut took the loss on the mound while Ariel Flessner went 2-for-2 at the plate with two stolen bases.
GIBSON CITY – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley climbs above .500 in the Heart of Illinois Conference with a 5-4 win Wednesday over Fisher.
The Falcons scored two runs in the first and fourth innings each and one more in the third inning. After scoring one run in the first and third innings each, the Bunnies tallied two more runs in the fifth.
PAXTON – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda boys track team has found a lot of success this season on the varsity level.
Prior to starting their outdoor season with first-place finishes at meets in Watseka, Paxton and Gibson City, the Panthers qualified for seven events in the Illinois Prep Top Times Meet in late March. Of those events, two featured PBL underclassmen.
GIBSON CITY – Prior to Wednesday’s game against Fisher, Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley’s softball team was 2-2 and tied for sixth in the Heart of Illinois Conference.
They ended the night with a 4-1 victory over a Fisher team that was tied with Tri-Valley for second place in the HOIC standings with a conference record of 3-1.
WATSEKA – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda softball team could not produce a hit in its 12-0 five-inning loss Tuesday to Watseka.
Taylor Bauer picked up the no-hit win on the mound while Zayna Flahaut fell to 1-4 on the mound for PBL. Skylar Harris relieved her in the second inning after the Warriors had a nine-run first inning.
WATSEKA – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda baseball team improved to 12-4 with an 8-3 win Tuesday over Watseka.
The Panthers (12-4, 3-2) moved above .500 in the Sangamon Valley Conference with the win. They scored four runs through the second and third innings and repeated the act in the fifth and sixth innings while the Warriors scored a run in the third, sixth and seventh innings each.
BLOOMINGTON — The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Board of Directors announced the results of a special legislative session vote by the IHSA membership on a by-law modifying allowable summer football activities at their regularly scheduled meeting held Tuesday, April 22.
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