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Hall softball, baseball win at Riverdale

Tuesday night roundup

Sara Perkins got things going for the Hall Lady Devils at Port Byron Riverdale Tuesday with a first inning homer.

The Lady Red Devils cracked 12 hits on the way to a 11-0 over the Rams in five innings in a Three Rivers crossover contest.

Perkins went 2-3 with two RBI. Janessa Hart (2 RBI) and Hunter Galassi (2 doubles, 4 RBIs) also went 2-3.

"Great performance against a solid Riverdale team," Hall coach Brian Holman said. "We put pressure on them early. Sara Perkins got us going with a homer in the first inning and the girls did a good job at the plate up and down the order after that."

Freshman pitcher Morgan Filippini pitched a four-hit shutout with no strikeouts or walks.

Marquette 11, PC 1: The Lady Panthers got seven hits, but could only push across a single run in the third inning Tuesday at Ottawa. Carleigh Wellenreiter went 2-3 to lead PC at the plate.

Erie/Prophetstown 13, Princeton 1: EP ace Calissa Steel no-hit the Tigresses until Lexee singled in the fifth inning and came around to score PHS' lone run.

Steele struck out six with no walks.

The Panthers tagged PHS starter Adrienne Snethen for five runs in the first and greeted reliever Katie Bauer for five more in the second.

Ashley Davis had two hits and a homer for the Panthers. EP had 13 hits overall in four trips to the plate.


Hall 12, Riverdale 1: The Red Devils scored eight runs in the fourth inning to go up 10-1 to broke open Tuesday's game in Port Byron.

Brant Vanaman (2 RBIs) and Chance Resetich (1 RBI) each had two hits and Cam McDonald drove in three runs for the Red Devils.

Vanaman went four innings for the win with Alec Jones pitching the fifth in relief. They combined for a four-hitter.

Erie/Prophetstown 6, Princeton 5: The Panthers tied the game at 5 with a single run in the sixth and won the game with a two-out, walk-off hit by Kale Ormani in the bottom of the seventh in Three Rivers East play Tuesday at Prophetstown.

The Panthers (8-7, 4-3) scored three runs off Tiger starter Christian Parry in the first inning.

The Tigers scored two in the second and two more in the fourth to take their first lead of the game. They made it 5-3 in the fifth.

Caleb Alter had two hits and two RBIs for the Tigers (7-7, 5-4).

Travis Coleman drove in two runs at the plate and pitched four innings in relief to pick up the win for E/P. Jordan Pierceson and Nate Pierceson each had a pair of hits.

Girls track

Storm continues streak at L-P: Bureau Valley (126) won six events to beat out LaSalle-Peru (99) and St. Bede (41) to claim their sixth straight victory to open the season.

Saige Barnett swept the throws for the Storm, winning the shot put (35-0) and discus (92-10).

Other Storm winners were Haley Weidner in the 1600 (5:33.75), Heather Williams in the 3200 (14:14.86), Kaylee Towne in the low hurdles (17.77), and Laini Kruse in the pole vault (8-0).

Lady Clippers third at Fulton: Amboy/LaMoille finished third overall in Tuesday’s Fulton Relays with 83 points on the strength of winning the 800, 1,600 and 3,200 relays.

The Clippers won the 800 relay in 1:51.33, just .29 of a second ahead of Milledgeville. The 1,600 relay came down to the wire, but the 3,200 relay was a different story. Amboy blasted the competition, winning in 10:17.97. Erin Hosto finished off the 3,200 relay win as the anchor, then won the 800-meter run in 2:32.38, pulling away from Fulton’s Emily Schipper during the second lap.

Milledgeville won the invitational with 108 points, edging host Fulton (101)

Boys track

Cavs edge Bruins: LaSalle-Peru (92) edged rival St. Bede (83.5) on the track Tuesday with Bureau Valley (70) finishing third and Somonauk (24.5) a distant fourth.

Bret Dannis of St. Bede won the 200 (25.21), 100 hurdles (14.32) and 300 hurdles (40.18). Other St. Bede winners were Adam Poundstone in the 100 (11.41), Michael Manning in the shot put (42-11 1/2) and Alec Kunkel in the high jump (5-10).

The Bruins also won the 4x100 (45.15) and 4x200 (1:37.7) relays.

Winners for Bureau Valley were Hunter Schoff in the pole vault (13-0), Daniel Schoff’s heave in the discus (116-7) and Payton Moore in the long jump (20-4. Schoff also finished second in the low hurdles (16.41) and the high hurdles (44.81).

Boys tennis

Princeton 3, East Moline 2: Doubles play did the trick for the Tigers on the road Tuesday. After dropping both singles matches, the Tigers swept the doubles with the teams of
Colby Robbins and Jake Farraher (6-0, 6-3), Alex Schlesinger and Luke Schultz (6-0, 6-2) and Ryan Frank and Jacob Gibson (6-0, 6-0)

In singles play, Kyle Kinnamon lost 2-0 at No. 1 and Nolan Frank played to a 4-6, 3-6 match at No. 2.

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