Herald Staff Report

FULTON, Ill. — Riverdale pitchers limited Fulton batters to one run and four hits in a 10-0, 6-1 Three Rivers Conference softball sweep Monday.

Courtnee Kaecker had two hits and drove in the lone run for the Steamers (6-18, 2-7 conference).


Scoring by innings

Riverdale 250 30 — 10 10 0

Fulton 000 00 — 0 2 2

Smith and Thompson; Kayla Anglese and Lydia Schaver. Two or more hits — Riverdale (Wirt 3, Thompson 3, Richardson 2). 2B — Riverdale (Thompson, Richardson). HR — Riverdale (Thompson). RBIs — Riverdale (Thompson 6, Smith, Richardson).


Scoring by innings

Fulton 010 000 0 — 1 4 4

Riverdale 303 000 0 — 6 4 1

Jamie Toureene and Schaver; Wirt and Thompson. Two or more hits — Fulton (Courtnee Kaecker 2). 2B — Fulton (Schaver, Kaecker); Riverdale (Ingaus). 3B — Riverdale (McCormick). RBIs — Fulton (Kaecker); Riverdale (McCormick, Richardson).

Fillies stay perfect in TRAC-8

AMBOY, Ill. — Morrison pitcher Amanda Smith gave up a run in the first inning, but she ended up with 12 strikeouts and the Fillies came around on offense to record an 8-1 victory Monday in Three Rivers Conference softball.

Keisha Hodge had three hits and drove in three runs for Morrison, and Kaitlyn Kenady also had three RBIs for the Fillies (16-7, 7-0 conference).

Scoring by innings

Morrison 032 020 1 — 8

Amboy 100 000 0 — 1

Smith and Tenboer; Schrock and Nauman. Two or more hits — Morrison (Hodge 3, Smith 2, Bush 2). 2B — Morrison (Kenady, Hodge). 3B — Amboy (Nauman). RBIs — Morrison (Kenady 3, Hodge 3, Bush); Amboy (Nauman).

Thunder fall on road

ORANGEVILLE, Ill. — West Carroll suffered its first loss in Northwest Upstate Illini Conference softball play Monday when Orangeville used a four-run sixth inning to pick up a 4-3 win.

“Orangeville’s big sixth inning was bigger than our third inning,” West Carroll coach Don Mathey said. “We really need to do a better job hitting throughout the game and being more selective at the plate.”

The Thunder (21-5, 11-1 conference) scored all their runs on Jordan Kasbohm’s three-run home run in the third inning. Chelsey Sipe opened the inning with a walk and Jennesa Miller walked with two outs to set up Kasbohm’s hit.

Orangeville (25-3, 5-2) rallied against Kasbohm (12-3) in the sixth. She hadn’t allowed a hit since Abby Lillge led off the first inning with a single, but her wildness was costly.

The inning started with an error and singles by Nicole Obert and Katie Boals to load the bases. A double by Megan Leverton cut the gap to 3-2. A hit batter loaded the bases, and after Kasbohm struck out Hannah Wilson, she hit Ashley Cramer with a 1-2 pitch to force in the tying run. The Broncos then scored the go-ahead run when Kasbohm walked Kelsey Blumer on a 3-1 pitch.

Scoring by innings

West Carroll 003 000 0 — 3 4 1

Orangeville 000 004 x — 4 4 0

Jordan Kasbohm (12-3) and Katie Wiersema; Katie Boals (12-2) and Nicole Obert. 2B — Orangeville (Megan Leverton). HR — West Carroll (Kasbohm). RBIs — West Carroll (Kasbohm 3); Orangeville (Leverton 2, Ashley Cramer, Kelsey Blumer).

Freshman/sophomore — Orangeville 10, West Carroll 0

Missiles rally, improve to 21-1

FORRESTON, Ill. — Milledgeville/Polo scored all its runs in the top of the seventh inning to overcome a 1-0 deficit and defeat Forreston 6-1 in Northwest Upstate Illini Conference softball Monday.

Winning pitcher Keali Engelkens had two hits and drove in a run for the Missiles (21-1).

Scoring by innings

M’ville/Polo 000 000 6 — 6 5 1

Forreston 001 000 0 — 1 3 4

Keali Engelkens and Katelyn Grobe; Sam Kuntzelman and Rachel Hageman. Two or more hits — Milledgeville/Polo (Engelkens 2). 2B — Forreston (Alyssa Edler). RBIs — Milledgeville/Polo (Brianna Herin 2, Engelkins, Andrea Herin); Forreston (Edler).

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