PREP SOFTBALL: Hatchets' strong start downs Indians 6-1

Athens splits doubleheader, drops series to Hazel Green

The La Salle-Peru boys tennis team opened its Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference schedule with a 4-1 loss to Ottawa on Tuesday in Ottawa.

Omaha maintained its two-run lead until the eighth, when Caniglia launched his two-run shot to left for a commanding 5-1 advantage heading to the final frame.

Bowman finished with four hits while Bella McNeill and Kara Cumby both had three. "It's a big rivalry, but that team is always in the top half of our district".

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Marinelli and Halpin drove the Lady Aviator offense through the game.

The Hatchets of Windsor/Stewardson-Strasburg used a five-run first inning and an absolute gem from Megan Schlechte in the circle to defeat the Neoga Indians 6-1 Monday. Leina Pada and Elise Oswald both had three hits and scored three runs for the Pioneers, and Oswald added two RBI. In the bottom of the first, the Loggers managed to score once but left the bases loaded to end the inning.

"Hannah Pell will occupy first base and deliver some clutch hits for us as she has done her entire high school career. She threw an outstanding game for us", said Bassett Head Coach Bill Parks. "Livingston is a good ball club, they hit the ball well from one to nine, and there are no easy outs".

"We got off to a really good start that first inning", Princeton coach Wick Warren said. Benny Guevara had two doubles and three RBIs.

North Bend led 2-1 after a sacrifice fly in the top of the third scored Brock. Sean Smyth racked up three hits and scored twice, and Lewis, Knight and Luke Whitaker all registered two hits.

He said he's looking forward to the challenge of taking over midway through the season. Osterhout said the Hornets have confidence heading into the game, but they will likely have to make some offensive adjustments.

"We have to continue to face the adversity and understand that eventually we are going to break through, and it's going to feel really good when we do".

She gave up seven runs on six hits.

Up next, the Lady Bees travel to Cannon County on Thursday.

Troy Puga turned a tight 1-0 game into a comfortable 5-0 Friends lead with one swing of the bat in the bottom of the third inning as the Falcons picked up a 6-2 win over BU in game one of Sunday's twin-bill.

"York put in a kid who throws a bunch of curve balls, and he kept us off balance for a bit". "Just the way the pitches were coming in on us, we were able make contact".

"We have four league games in a row next week". We had a game against Hedgesville that we lost 3-2 on the same play in the last inning.

Rose went 3 for 4. Alden Astin followed with an RBI single to score Andrews.

Dylan Warren had two hits and two RBI and Matty Molheiro banged out two hits for Highland. They have two region games this week with the Lake Hornets.

Hines got the win and (1-1) Rhinebeck pulled away with a five-run sixth.

Zack Leban (2-0) earned the win in relief, throwing 2.2 innings with two runs on two hits and a walk with three strikeouts. The Tigers then took first loss of the season by dropping a 5-2 decision to the Jesuits.