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Red Devils take down the Bruins

Area roundup

The Hall Red Devils scored two runs in the top of the seventh inning Saturday at Kirby Park to go up 9-5 and held on to a 9-8 victory as the Bruins plated three in the home half.

The Red Devils outhit the Bruins 13-6, paced by Brant Vanaman (3-5, double, RBI), Cam McDonald (2-3, 4 RBIs), Ty Rybarczyk (2-5) and Jimmy DeAngelo (1-2, 3 RBIs).

Brady Shipp had two hits for the Bruins, and Brady Booker (1-2) and Bryant Rustice (1-3) drove in two runs each.

McDonald was the winning pitcher for Hall with four innings of relief by starter DeAngelo.

Bruins’ starter Nick Plankenhorn took the loss.

The rivals came together to raise funds for Hall graduate and volunteer coach Rhodes Garland, who is undergoing cancer treatmen.

Hall 4, Warren/Stockton 2: The Red Devils scored all four runs in the bottom of the fifth to complete the Saturday sweep. Winning pitcher Sean Riordan and Vanaman each pitched a scoreless inning in relief for the win.

Ty Rybarczyk and DeAngelo each had two hits, and DeAngelo and Vanaman both homered.

St. Bede 12, Warren/Stockton 0: The Bruins got back in the win column with Nick Szczepaniak shutting out W/S over six innings in Saturday’s nightcap.

Princeton 5, Riverdale 4: A double play from left fielder Caleb Alter to third baseman Conner Dickens bailed the Tigers out of a jam in the top of the seventh inning Saturday at Prather Field.

Dickens got the win in relief of Zakk Welsh, catching the final Rams’ batter looking. Josh Reinhardt, Garrett Allen, Christian Parry and Beck Robbins each had one hit for the Tigers.

Erie/P’town 7, Bureau Valley 0: Kale Orman shut out the Storm Monday on one hit, striking out 12 with a walk.

Softball

Putnam County 4, A/W 3: The Lady Panthers rallied for two runs in the top of the seventh inning to trip the Titans Saturday. Paige Veronda homered behind winning pitcher Haley Cioni.

Erie-Prophetstown 12, Bureau Valley 0: Bekah Ryan no-hit the Storm Monday at Manlius, striking out 14 with one walk.

Amboy 8, St. Bede 2: Abbie May had two hits and Ally Borkowski had one hit and a RBI for the Lady Bruins Monday at the academy.

Rock Falls 3, St. Bede 0: The Lady Bruins were shut out on two hits Saturday by the Rockets’ Natalie Soltow, who fanned 11.

St. Francis 10, St. Bede 0: The Lady Bruins came back with three hits later Saturday at the academy against Wheaton St. Francis but were shut out again.

St. Francis also blanked Rock Falls 6-0.

Boys track

At Rochelle: Princeton (66) placed fourth of eight teams in Saturday’s Hub Relays. Harlem (134) topped Dixon (104), which edged Rochelle (103.99).

PHS’ best relays showings were seconds in the high jump (15-10), shot put (133-9), discus (351-4) and 4x100 (45.04).

Boys Tennis

Ottawa 4, Princeton 1: Alex Schlesinger and Luke Schultz rallied for the Tigers only win at PHS Monday, taking the No. 2 doubles match 0-6, 6-3, 10-4.

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