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Class 2A Boys Baseball

At Seneca SECTIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP saturday

Herscher 13, Chicago (University) 0 F

At Lisle (Benedictine U.) SUPER-SECTIONAL monday

Herscher 1, Elmhurst (Timothy Christian) 0 F

class 3a At Manteno REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP saturday

Coal City 2, Manteno 1 F

class 4a At Danville (H.S.) REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

Bradley (B.-Bourbonnais) 4, Moline (H.S.) 2 F

girls softball

class 1a At Dwight SECTIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

Argenta (A.-Oreana) 3, Dwight     2 F

class 2a At Beecher SECTIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP saturday

Beecher 3, Seneca 2 F

At Seneca SUPER-SECTIONAL monday

Beecher 8, Elmhurst (IC Catholic) 0 F

class 2a At GCMS SECTIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP saturday

St. Joseph (S.J.-Ogden)          6, Maroa (M.-Forsyth) 2       F

At Athens SUPER-SECTIONAL monday

Williamsville 6, St. Joseph (S.J.-Ogden) 3 F - bottom of the 7th grand slam

class 3a At Kankakee (Sr.) REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP saturday

Oak Forest 5, Kankakee (Sr.) 4 F

class 3a At Manteno REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP saturday

Manteno 13, Chicago Heights (Marian) 0 F-5

class 4a At Normal (Community West) REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

Bradley (B.-Bourbonnais) 2, Normal (Community) 1 F

indiana baseball  sectionals

class a caston sectionals

northfield 2, south newton 1 - Blake Harner struck out 16 and made two second-inning runs stand up in Northfield's 2-1 victory against South Newton in this Class A championship game. Jay Hammel almost matched Harner strikeout for strikeout, fanning 13 without a walk while allowing five hits. His home run in the sixth inning drew the Rebels within a run. Carson Anderson went 2-for-4 for South Newton.

class a tri county sectionals

Rossville 6, Tri-County 1

class 2a Lafayette Central Catholic sectional

Lafayette Central Catholic 7, Carroll 1

class 3a k3 valley sectional

Twin Lakes' Ethan Luzadder and Jace Stoops had the only two hits off andrean's Clay Thompson  in Andrean's 10-0 victory during the k3 valley Class 3A championship game.

mlb

CUBS 7, PIRATES 0

PITTSBURGH -- Mike Montgomery pitched two-hit ball into the sixth inning, Anthony Rizzo went 3 for 4 with a home run and three RBI, and the sleep-deprived Cubs beat slumping Pittsburgh 7-0. Montgomery (1-1), starting for the first time this season in place of injured Yu Darvish, retired the first 13 batters before giving up a sharp single to Corey Dickerson with one out in the fifth. He struck out five and needed just 76 pitches to get through 5 2/3 innings. Montgomery struck out five without allowing a walk. Rizzo hit his seventh home run in the second off Chad Kuhl (4-3) to give the Cubs an early lead. Addison Russell gave Chicago breathing room in the seventh with the second pinch-hit home run of his career, a shot to the bleachers in left off reliever Steven Brault that stayed just inside the foul pole. The Cubs arrived in Pittsburgh at 4 a.m. local time following a victory over San Francisco in Chicago on Sunday night. Manager Joe Maddon wondered openly before the game why the start time wasn't pushed until later in the day, but the well-rested Montgomery, who has worked exclusively in the bullpen this season, was more than ready to go.

BREWERS 8, CARDINALS 3

MILWAUKEE -- Jonathan Villar and Christian Yelich homered, while Ryan Braun had three hits to lead Milwaukee to an easy 8-3 win over the cardinals. Milwaukee starter Brent Suter (5-3) allowed three runs in five innings, but hit a two-run double in the fourth that gave Milwaukee a 4-0 lead. Milwaukee won for the 10th time in 12 games. St. Louis starter Luke Weaver (3-5) lost his third consecutive start, allowing four runs on five hits and two walks with three strikeouts in four innings.

INDIANS 9, WHITE SOX 6

CLEVELAND -- Edwin Encarnacion homered and had four RBI, and Cleveland took advantage of Chicago's leaky defense to score five times in the fifth inning as the indians knock off the white sox 9-6. Encarnacion tied the game in the fifth with a three-run bloop double. Yonder Alonso's double drove in the go-ahead run later in the inning and Encarnacion hit a leadoff homer in the seventh. Cleveland trailed 5-2 going into the fifth, but errors by catcher Alfredo Gonzalez, shortstop Tim Anderson and second baseman Yoan Moncada made three of the runs unearned. Adam Plutko (3-0) allowed five runs in five innings and has won all three of his starts this season.

DIAMONDBACKS 12, REDS 5

TIGERS 9, ANGELS 3

TWINS 8, ROYALS 5

IRATE WITH RIZZO

The Pirates are upset with Anthony Rizzo after the Cubs star slid hard into catcher Elias Diaz while being forced out at home Monday afternoon, and tensions could spill over as the teams resume their series. Rizzo claimed he "wasn't trying to hurt anyone" when he went leg-first into Diaz, who had already touched home plate for the force out and was a full step in front of the base. Diaz remained in the game after being tended to by trainers, but Rizzo gave him a real scare. "When I saw the replay, I was like `Man, this guy could have ended my career right here," Diaz said. "I understand they called it a legal slide, but out of what I've been trained and what I've been told, that was not a legal slide." Diaz said Rizzo apologized before his at-bat in the ninth inning.

nba

Golden State 101, Houston 92 - Kevin Durant scored 34 points, stephen Curry scored 27 and sparked another third-quarter turnaround, as the golden state Warriors earned a fourth straight trip to the NBA Finals by beating the houston Rockets 101-92 in Game 7 of the Western Conference finals on Monday night. James Harden had 32 points as the top-seeded Rockets' bid to return to the finals for the first time since 1995 fell short without Chris Paul, who was nursing a hamstring injury. The Warriors will host LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1 on Thursday night in the fourth straight matchup between the teams.

nhl

Game 1: Vegas 6, Washington 4 - Tomas Nosek scored the tiebreaking goal midway through the third period, and the expansion Golden Knights surged past the Capitals for a 6-4 victory on Monday night. Golden Knights lead series 1-0. The Game 1 winner has won the last six Cups and 61 of 78 overall. Vegas improved to 11-1 in the postseason when scoring first. game 2 is Wednesday, May 30 at 7pm cst in vegas.

indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS -- Will Power earned $2,525,454 for winning the 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500. The overall purse for the 33 drivers in Sunday's race was $13,063,073. Power took the lead with four laps to go when Oriol Servia and Jack Harvey had to pit for fuel. The 37-year-old Australian held off pole winner Ed Carpenter over the final few laps for the victory. Carpenter earned $911,504 for his runner-up finish. Third-place finisher Scott Dixon earned $587,129. Danica Patrick earned $208,305 in the final race of her career. She finished 30th after crashing out. Defending race winner Takuma Sato was also was knocked out. He finished 32nd but pocketed $300,305.

nascar

CONCORD, N.C. -- Kyle Busch led 377 of 400 laps in a dominating Coca-Cola 600 run at Charlotte Motor Speedway to finally break through with a points-race victory at the only NASCAR Cup track that had eluded him. Busch started on the pole, won every stage in the circuit's longest race and left everyone else fighting for second on the way to his fourth victory of the season. The victory gave Busch a points-race win at every NASCAR track on the schedule. Martin Truex Jr. was second, some four seconds behind. Busch's Joe Gibbs Racing teammate, Denny Hamlin, was third, followed by Brad Keselowski and Jimmie Johnson. Kevin Harvick's try for a third straight points win this month ended with an early accident. 

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