Robinson High School senior Chance Black committed to coninue his basketball career at Lincoln Trail College next season. Black (center) is pictured with his parents, Jeff Black (left) and Lori Sandiford (right), while in back are LTC head coach Luke Stuckey (left) and RHS head coach Mack Thompson (right). (Josh Brown photo)
Another dominating performance from Robinson High School's girls' track team led to another big win for the Lady Maroons Tuesday (April 2).
Robinson won 12 events and cruised to a win in a four-team meet on the RHS track. The Lady Maroons finished the meet with 121 points, while Cumberland was a distant second with 75. Fellow Crawford County squads Palestine-Hutsonville (44) and Oblong (15) rounded out the field.
A fast start and a strong finish propelled Oblong High School's softball team to a double-digit victory Tuesday (April 2), while the baseball team made another slight improvement, but suffered its third straight double-figure defeat in games at Dieterich.
It was a strong day for Palestine-Hutsonville's track teams Monday (April 1) at Casey-Westfield, as the Lady Pioneers finished first and the Pioneers came in third in tightly-contested four-team meets.
What was supposed to be two games turned out to be nearly the equivalent of three for Lincoln Trail College's baseball team in their Great Rivers Athletic Conference doubleheader at Southwestern Illinois Monday (April 1).
After being rained out twice over the weekend, the Statesmen finally took the field Monday and decided they needed to play more than the 16 scheduled regulation innings. In fact, they almost played that many innings in game one. Unfortunately, none of those extra innings helped the Statesmen find the win column. Lincoln Trail forged a late rally to force extra innings before eventually dropping an 7-6 decision in 15 innings, then lost 5-1 in game two.