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LTC teams fare well in postseason

Published: Friday, June 13, 2014 1:21 p.m. CST

The Little Ten Conference softball and baseball teams had successful season this spring.

Somonauk became the first LTC softball team to go unbeaten in conference games (16-0), since the league went to a home and away series in 2002.

Somonauk won the Newark Class 1A Regional, defeating the host Lady Norsemen 8-3 in the title game. The Lady Bobcats won the Gardner Class 1A Sectional, defeating Luther North 23-0 and the host Lady Panthers 6-2.

Somonauk’s season ended at the Normal Super-sectional, where they fell to West Prairie of Sciota 3-2.

Serena won its own Class 1A Regional in softball, defeating Earlville-Leland 7-2 in the finals. The Lady Huskers defeated Williamsville-Galva 3-2, before falling to Putnam County 2-0 in the sectional finals.

Hiawatha also won the Westminster Christian Class 1A Regional.

In baseball, Somonauk earned at least a share of the conference title in each of the last eight seasons, finishing 15-1. It placed three players on the all-conference team.

Runner-up Indian Creek (13-3) was the lone conference team to win an IHSA Regional. The Timberwolves won the championship of the Fulton Class 1A Regional, defeating the host Steamers 5-1 for the title.

• LaMoille/Ohio did not have any selections to either the all-conference baseball or softball teams.

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