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The Blue Ridge girls fell to Tolono Unity last week on the softball diamond by a 9-5 tally.
Unity jumped out 2-0 after the first, tacking on another pair of runs in the second before adding four in the third. Facing the 8-0 deficit, Blue Ridge plated three runs in the bottom of the fourth.
The LeRoy softball girls moved to 3-0 this season with a 1-0 road win against Sullivan in a pitchers’ duel.
The game was scoreless for six innings, with Marissa Adams pitching a strong game in limiting Sullivan to four hits.
Last week the LeRoy baseball boys opened up their season by falling to 0-2 with losses to Unity and Monticello.
Against the Sages, LeRoy fell 5-1 as Monticello jumped ahead in the first inning and never relinquished the lead.
The Panther offense was limited to five hits on the day, two of them coming from shortstop Bryce Dooley.
FARMER CITY — Unable to field a team next year, the Minutemen of Lexington will likely be joining the Blue Ridge Knights and Ridgeview Mustangs.
5:00 – 10-4 Panthers lead - The Panthers jump out to an early lead with three buckets from Matt Chastain and one each from Brady Fritcher and Noah Perry.
4:15 – 10-7 Panthers lead – William Tinsley buries the first Mustang 3-pointer of the game to pull Ridgeview within a possession.
LeROY — With the 29 points on the night, junior Matt Chastain became the all-time leading scorer in Panther history with 1,217, passing Chris Schlosser who set the record at 1,213 in the 90s.
The impressive second-half, season and career for Chastain earned him high praise from his coach, Mark Edmundson.
LeROY – Friday’s showdown between the LeRoy Panthers and the Ridgeview Mustangs looked like a regional championship should.
Look to one side, the Ridgeview faithful were thundering. Look to the other, the Panther backers were loud and proud.
8th grade girls volleyball
FISHER — The Blue Ridge 8th grade volleyball girls took home second place in the Sangamon Valley Conference tournament last week, beating Heyworth and Holy Trinity before losing to Tri-Valley.
Against Heyworth, the Knights, who began the day as the three seed, won in two sets, 25-14 in each.