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Prep Sports

AREA ROUNDUP: Good day on the diamond for area ballteams

HENRY — The Woodland/Flanangan-Cornell Warriors blanked the Henry-Senachwine Lady Mallards 13-0 in five innings in a Tri-County Conference softball game Tuesday afternoon.

WFC (8-7 overall, 5-3 T-CC) scored a dozen runs in the first inning.

Elise Kane went 4-for-4 at the plate with a triple, double, two runs batted in and three runs scored to lead the Warriors' offense. Emily Friese (double), Shea Moritz and Kylie Kindermann (two RBIs) were all 2-for-2. Kaitlyn Walter doubled.

Friese (4 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 1 BB, 4 K) recorded the win in the circle.

Seneca 3, Coal City 2

At Seneca, the Lady Irish manufactured a run in the bottom of the sixth inning to edge the Lady Coalers.

Kylie Winsor, who had a pair of hits for Seneca (18-1, 8-0), singled to lead off the sixth. Abe Jashari pinch ran for Winsor and proceeded to steal second base. Hayley Wilson then knocked in Jashari for the deciding tally.

Grace Flatness went the distance in the circle to record the win. She allowed two runs (one earned) and five hits with two walks and three strikeouts.

Sandwich 6, Lisle 2

At Sandwich, the Lady Indians scored four runs in the fourth inning to defeat the Lions in an I-8 game.

Brianna Avery and Megan Schwartz (2-for-3, double, two runs batted in) had a pair of hits apiece to lead the Sandwich (5-6, 4-3) offense. Ava Knepper doubled and had two RBIs.

Grace Schmidt went the distance in the circle to record to win. She surrendered two unearned runs and one hit with two walks and three strikeouts.

Somonauk 10, Earlville-Leland 3

At Somonauk, the ICA Class 1A top-ranked Lady Bobcats broke open a 4-2 ballgame with a five-run fourth inning to defeat the 20th-ranked Raiders in a Little Ten Conference matchup.

Jessica Christiansen (double, three runs scored) and Tayler Fall each went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead the Somonauk (16-1, 10-0) offense. Katy Tripp added a pair of hits. Marta Salgado homered. Shelby Peritore doubled.

Fall went the distance in the circle to record the win. She allowed three earned runs and 10 hits with two walks and four strikeouts.

Skyler Brue and Haley Michael had a home run each for Earlville-Leland (9-3, 6-2). Emily Cook and Jadyn Pickert (double) had a pair of hits apiece. Michael (3 IP, 4 R, 3 ER, 6 H, 1 BB) took the pitching loss.

Newark 8, LaMoille-Ohio 4

At Newark, the Lady Norsemen put seven runs up on the scoreboard during the third inning to propel them to the LTC win.

Emily Schofield went 3-for-3 at the plate with two runs batted in to lead the Newark (10-2, 7-1) offense. Riane Tomsa doubled and had two RBIs as well.

Sophie Schomer went the distance in the circle to record the win. She allowed four earned runs and five hits with one walk and 14 strikeouts.

Baseball

Ottawa 8, Kaneland 6

At Maple Park, the Pirates used a four-run third inning to defeat the Knights in a Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference crossover.

Wyatt Hill (2-for-2, three runs scored), Kadon Harth (2-for-3, two runs batted in) and John Bruner all singled and doubled to lead the Ottawa (9-9) offense. Nathan Weitzel doubled as well.

Alex Stevenson, who had two RBIs, got the win on the mound. He allowed five earned runs and nine hits with two walks and two strikeouts in 4 2/3 innings pitched. Tyler Carson (2/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 BB, 1 K) notched the save.

WFC 4, Henry-Senachwine 2

At Henry, the Warriors plated a trio of runs in the sixth inning to defeat the Mallards in a Tri-County Conference contest.

Collin Hjerpe went the distance on the mound to get the win. He allowed two runs (one earned) and two hits with three walks and eight strikeouts. Kyle Voytko, Cody Dodge and Brad Simpson accounted for the three Woodland/Flanagan-Cornell (4-7, 3-4) hits.

Coal City 11, Seneca 0 (5 inn.)

At Seneca, the Fighting Irish fell to the Coalers in five innings.

Uriah Tolbolsky tallied Seneca's lone hit. Cole Underhill (3 IP, 5 R, 4 ER, 8 H, 2 BB, 4 K) took the pitching loss.

Sandwich 6, LIsle 5

At Sandwich, the Indians scored five runs in the second inning before having to hold on to edge the Lions.

Andrew Gipe (2-for-2) and Sean Smith (2-for-3, double) had a pair of hits apiece to lead the Sandwich (5-9, 3-4) offense. Hayden Isham and Austin Salemi both doubled. Jake Pfaff (4 IP, 1 ER, 5 H, 1 BB, 5 K) got the win on the mound in relief.

Somonauk 5, E-L-PP 4

At Somonauk, the Bobcats pushed across the game-deciding tally in the seventh to edge the Raiders in a Little Ten contest.

Andrew Johnson (double, two runs batted in) and Nolan Wegener (two runs scored) were each 2-for-3 at the plate to lead the Somonauk (12-0-1, 9-0) offense. Liam Roberts doubled. Sam Brooks (5 1/3 IP, 4 ER, 7 H, 2 BB, 4 K) got the win on the mound. Clayton Morris (1 2/3 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 0 BB, 1 K) notched the save.

Grant Campbell went 3-for-4 with two runs scored for Earlville-Leland-Paw Paw (6-5, 4-2). Tyler Bretsch homered. Tim McNally (2-for-3) doubled twice. Porter Wesson (1 IP, 1 R, 0 ER, 2 H, 1 BB, 0 K) was charged with the loss in relief of starter McNally (5 2/3 IP, 4 R, 2 ER, 3 H, 5 BB, 1 K).

Girls soccer

Lisle 3, Streator 2 (OT)

At Lisle, the Lady Bulldogs were edged in a golden goal overtime by the Lions in an Interstate Eight Conference contest. It was Streator's first regular-season loss in 30 games.

Ashley McCurdy and Hannah Schmitz scored a goal each for Streator (8-1-1, 4-1). Taylor Hoskins and Shannon Paton had an assist apiece. Emma Harris had 11 saves.

Boys tennis

Ottawa 4, DeKalb 1

At DeKalb, the Pirates beat the Barbs in a NIB 12 dual meet.

Posting a singles win for Ottawa was Jack Marvel at No. 1 (6-0, 6-0). Notching doubles victories were Logan Olszewski and Nate Meyer at No. 1 (6-2, 6-2), Andrew Hancock and Declan McGettigan at No. 2 (6-4, 6-4), and Tyler Olesen and Jonah Sharp at No. 3 (1-6, 7-5, 7-5).

Track and field

Hoffman, Smith scores 1sts at TCC

At the Tri-County Conference Meet held Monday, both Lucas Hoffman in the boys 3200 run and Sarah Smith in the girls shot put won conference championships for Marquette.

Runners-up included Wyatt Hettel (1600), Sarah Lechtenberg (3200), Angelo Bayno (3200) and the 3200 relay team (Brandon Ruggles, Hettel, Alex Barker and Bayno).

JUCO softball

IVCC 7, Black Hawk 5

Black Hawk 6, IVCC 5

At Oglesby, the Eagles (11-11, 4-8) split an Arrowhead Conference doubleheader.

IVCC won the opener 7-5. Rena Barroso went 3-for-4 at the plate with two doubles and two runs batted in to lead the Eagles' offense. Streator graduate Brenna McCann (two RBIs) and Brianna Lau (2-for-3) added a pair of hits apiece. Fieldcrest alumna Lauren Tjaden (7 IP, 5 R, 1 ER, 9 H, 1 BB, 4 K) recorded the win.

IVCC was edged 6-5 in the second contest. Barroso went 3-for-4 again. Luciana Mautino was 2-for-2. Marquette product Maddie Dougherty had a double. McCann (2 1/3 IP, 5 ER, 8 H, 0 BB, 4 K) took the pitching loss.

JUCO men's golf

Eagles place 3rd in Freeport

The IVCC men's golf team placed third in its second spring Arrowhead Conference tournament at Park Hills Golf Club in Freeport.

Low scores for IVCC were from Ottawa graduates Connor Soenksen (81) and Carter Piercy.

JUCO men's tennis

Moraine Valley 5, IVCC 4

At Palos Hills, the Eagels were edged.

Posting singles wins for IVCC were Freddy Becker, Nick Needs and Streator High School graduate T.J. Moran. Notching a doubles victory was Joe Lashonse and Needs.

Sophomore baseball

Streator 12, Reed-Custer 2 (5 inn.)

At Braidwood, Tony Rath had three hits and three runs batted in to lead the Streator (12-3, 7-2) offense in its I-8 win. Payton Benning (double, three RBIs), Christian Bedecker (three RBIs) and Mason Telford (two RBIs) all added a pair of hits. Bedecker (5 IP, 4 H, 3 K) got the win.

Frosh/soph track and field

Bulldogs, Lady Bulldogs compete in I-8

At Seneca, the Streator Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs competed in the Interstate Eight Conference Freshman/Sophomore Meet.

The Bulldogs finished fifth. For Streator, Rafael Pantoja was runner-up in the 800 run (2 minutes, 10.5 seconds). The quartet of Riley Rinaldi, Latrell Teamer, Jeremiah Lukes and Devion Ramson placed third in both the 400 (46.81 seconds) and 800 (1:40.65) relays. Riley McCurdy was third in the pole vault (10 feet).

The Lady Bulldogs finished seventh. Nadia Murphy in the 100 hurdles (17.69 seconds) and Leticia Cruz in the 300 hurdles (52.01) both placed third.

Frosh/soph boys tennis

Ottawa 3, DeKalb 2

At DeKalb, the Corsairs were edged by DeKalb.

Posting singles wins for Ottawa were Vadim Cheli at No. 1 (6-0, 6-0) and Sam Walker at No. 2 (6-1, 6-1). Notching a doubles victory was Sam Barron and Regan Linde at No 1 (4-6, 7-5,10-5).

Freshman baseball

Kaneland 11, Ottawa 5

At Whitney Field in Ottawa, the Vikings fell to Kaneland.

Andrew Shehorn was 2-for-3 at the plate with a double for Ottawa. Kenrick Gage had a double. Shehorn (3 IP, 7 R, 3 ER, 6 H, 3 BB, 4 K) took the pitching loss.

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