CHAMPAIGN — The Paxton-Buckley-Loda junior varsity baseball team defeated Champaign Centennial 13-8 on Wednesday.

Brett Giese went 4-for-4 with three RBIs while Mason Bruns and Jacob Gronsky (two RBIs) each hit 2-for-4 and Charlie Pound hit 2-for-5.

On the mound, Mason Bruns allowed four runs — two earned — on three hits and four walks with two strikeouts through three innings pitched. Ashton Pope allowed two unearned runs on no hits and five walks with two strikeouts through 1 2/3 innings, Jacob Gronsky allowed two earned runs on two hits and three walks with one strikeout through two-thirds of an inning and Jarred Gronsky allowed no runs on two hits and one walk with three strikeouts through 1 2/3 innings.

The Panthers scored three runs in the top of the first inning as Keagan Busboom walked before scoring on a Giese sacrifice fly ball and Jarred Gronsky walked before scoring on a passed ball. before Jacob Gronsky singled to center field to send Hank Harms across home plate.

A seven-run second inning by PBL included RBI singles by Jarred and Jacob Gronsky and Landon Wilson and a two-run base hit by Giese.

In the fifth inning, Isaac Denault hit an RBI double and Giese scored on a passed ball after hitting a single. In the seventh inning, Giese singled before scoring on a bases-loaded walk drawn by Harms.

On Thursday, March 28, PBL lost 11-5 to LeRoy.

Jarred Gronsky hit 2-for-2 with a double and two runs scored at the plate. On the mound, he allowed five runs — two earned — on five hits and five walks with five strikeouts through four innings while Pound allowed six earned runs on eight hits and four walks with one strikeout through 1 2/3 innings and Bruns allowed no runs on one hit and no walks with one strikeout through one-third of an inning.

WEDNESDAY

JUNIOR VARSITY

PBL 13, Centennial 8

PBL    370   020  1   — 13  13  3

CEN    011   312   0   —  8   7   1

Centennial pitching — Simmons, 4 IP, 10 H, 10 ER, 3 K, 6 BB. Vanckren, 3 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 6 K, 4 BB.

PBL pitching — Mason Bruns, 3 IP, 3 H, 4 R, 2 ER, 2 K, 4 BB. Ashton Pope, 1.2 IP, 0 H, 2 R, 0 ER, 2 K, 5 BB. Jacob Gronsky, 0.2 IP, 2 H, 2 ER, K, 3 BB. Jarred Gronsky, 1.2 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 3 K, BB.

Centennial hitting — Warren RBI. Kobb 2 R, 3 BB. Simmons 1-4, RBI. Vanckren 2-5, RBI, R. Coleman 2-3, R. Glaney 1-1, 3 R, 3 BB. Motley R, 2 BB. Bratright 1-3, 2B, RBI.

PBL hitting — Keagan Busboom 2 R, 2 BB. Jarred Gronsky 1-2, RBI, 3 R, 3 BB. Brett Giese 4-4, 3 RBIs, 3 R. Isaac Denault 1-4, 2B, RBI. Hank Harms RBI, R. Mason Bruns 2-4, R. Jacob Gronsky 2-4, 2 RBIs, R. Landon Wilson 1-3, RBI, R. Charlie Pound 2-5, R.

THURSDAY, March 28

JUNIOR VARSITY

LeRoy 11, PBL 5

PBL    211   001   0   —  5   4   4

LER    120   035   x   — 11 14  1

PBL pitching — Jarred Gronsky, 4 IP, 5 H, 5 R, 2 ER, 5 K, 5 BB. Charlie Pound, 1.2 IP, 8 H, 6 ER, K, 4 BB. Mason Bruns, 0.1 IP, H, 0 R, 0 K, 0 BB.

LeRoy pitching — Tucker, 4 IP, 3 H, 4 ER, 5 K, 5 BB. Holoch, 3 IP, H, R, 0 ER, 5 K, 2 BB.

PBL hitting — Jarred Gronsky 2-2, 2B, 2 R. Mason Bruns RBI, R. Drew Diesburg R, 2 BB. Jacob Gronsky 1-4, RBI. Charlie Pound 1-1, RBI, R, 2 BB.

LeRoy hitting — Tucker RBI, 2 R, 3 BB. Houser 2 R. Philips 2-2, 2 RBIs. Pinkerton 3-5, 3 RBIs. Roundtree 2-4, RBI. Holoch 3-4, 2B, RBI, 2 R. Perry 1-3, R. Johnson 1-3, RBI, 2 R. Hogue 2-4, 2 RBIs, R. Satchwell R.