The Putnam County baseball and softball teams will play for a double play Saturday. Both have reached the Sweet 16 and will play in Saturday’s sectional finals.
Host Putnam County scored all 10 runs in the third inning to break open Thursday’s 1A sectional baseball semifinals, defeating Chicago Holy Trinity 11-0. The Panthers will face Grant Park at 1 p.m. Saturday in Hennepin.
In softball, PC pitcher Shelby Yepsen blanked 3-0 to send the Lady Panthers into Saturday’s sectional finals in Varna vs. Newark at 11 a.m.
At Monmouth: Annawan/Wethersfield defeated Aledo Mercer County 7-1 in the Monmouth 2A baseball sectionals, advancing to Saturday’s finals against Eureka.