"We've got a limited roster with limited experience but despite that the kids are still coming out and hustling", Telesis coach Eddie Sotirokos said.
Coal City 11, Sandwich 0: Winning pitcher Blake Harseim had two hits, including a two-run homer, and threw a one-hit shutout Tuesday in the five-inning I-8 win for Coal City (9-3, 1-0).
Alec Schaumburg went 3-for-4, with three runs scored, and three RBIs for the Tigers.
The second game of the day saw Winona State use a dominant pitching performance from sophomore Jordyn Kleman to complete the sweep. "East Union is always a tough program and we look forward to the challenge", Loger said.
"We knew Mary wasn't going to give up without a fight, so our defense was going to have to be ready for anything", said Shumaker.
She also admitted to the problems that cold weather can pose on a pitcher.
Leading the way was junior catcher Eric Helms, who was 4-for-4 with three doubles, three runs scored, a stolen base and six runs batted in (RBIs).
Silver Creek recorded two quick outs in the seventh before Jack Brinkley walked.
"Austin pitched well enough to win", Cass coach Greg Marschand said. We had some costly errors and to many free bases.
Southwestern (1-0, 1-0) responded took the lead with two runs in the fourth inning. She allowed five walks and four hits in her two innings of work and five of the seven runs she allowed were earned.
The team has 10 regular season games left - eight at home and two on the road. Tiger batters accounted for two-run homers in the second and third innings and solo home runs in the fifth and sixth innings. The big hits were a RBI double by Kasperbauer and a run-scoring single by DeChaine.
In soccer, while the Spartans started off with a goal, Neuse went on to score 10 to end the game. "That has shown as they have grown together as a team and just have a much better understanding of what we expect from them every day at practice and then that translates onto the field during games. However, a smaller goal for us would be to take the championship in the Upper Mississippi Conference", she said. The Titans felt they should have been a playoff team, but fell just short of qualifying in the season's final week. "We had a couple errors in the field that shouldn't have happened". WSC got on the board in the third inning with an RBI single from Chandler to score Wobken. Chandler had a two-run single while Breitbarth added an RBI single for key hits in the inning. The Mustangs' extra base hits were home runs by Kellogg and Pierce.
He allowed the first three runners to cross the plate after a Chase Vinson opposite field home run.
He was able to keep the Indians in the game with his arm until he ran into some trouble in the third inning.
Karson Griggs singled twice, doubled and drove home three runs.
Morningside scored runs in the fourth and fifth innings to tie the score at 3-3.
St. Andrews led 2-1 after two innings and maintained their lead through the next four and a half innings. Senior outfielder Corrin Hebert led the way for the Wolverines with a pair of infield hits.
WSC then loaded the bases following a pinch hit by Rial and a walk to Chandler.
Tusculum padded its lead with a pair of runs in the sixth as Battle and Mahaffey roped consecutive RBI singles.
"We're working through different lineups", Trell said. The team's slugging percentage is just.184. "So we can get people on, we just need those hits to bring them in".
The Wildcats will play cross county rival Bret Harte tonight at Dome Field at 5:30 p.m.