University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh pitcher LJ Waco spent his summer and fall seasons transitioning to a starting role. The Cary-Grove graduate has become a highly effective starter this spring with a 2-0 record, a 1.95 ERA and three different starts lasting eight innings.
Illinois high school sports news
The Mendota baseball team beat Bureau Valley in extra innings on Thursday.
A look at the area sports schedule for Friday, March 31