LOCAL ROUNDUP: A-P softball rallies to beat Fisher in 12

Mar. 28—ARMSTRONG — The Armstrong-Potomac softball team had its toughest battle of the season on Wednesday.

The Trojans fought back and forth with Fisher through 12 innings before a wild pitch would bring in Tinley Parkerson for a 14-13 win.

Elle Jameson had a home run and two RBIs for Armstrong-Potomac, while Parkerson had two hits, six steals. and a RBI as the team scored most of its runs on errors by the Bunnies.

Acasia Gernetz got the win for Armstrong-Potomac, who are 4-0 and will travel to Rantoul today and Westville on Friday.

Westville 11, Villa Grove 2

WESTVILLE — Abby Sabalaskey had 17 strikeouts and got to her 800th career strikeout as the Tigers beat Villa Grove.

Even with Sabalaskey's efforts, the Tigers were down 2-0 before scoring 11 runs in the sixth. Layla Atwood had three hits with a grand slam and five RBIs, while Lani Gondzur, Lilly Kiesel, Laney Cook, Madison Jones and Daylin Zaayer each had one RBI.

The Tigers are 7-1 and will face Champaign Centennial today.

Blue Ridge 7, Oakwood 4

FARMER CITY — The Comets had 12 hits and took a 3-0 lead in the second inning, but Blue Ridge scored five runs in the second and held on to win.

Caydence Vermillion had two RBIs for Oakwood, while Gracie Hanner had three hits with two doubles and a RBI, Samantha Dunavan had four hits, Madi McFarland had an RBI and Karleigh Nelson had two hits.

The Comets were coming off a 9-8 loss to Tri-County on Tuesday.

Dunavan had two hits and two RBIs for the Comets, while Gracie Enos had three hits and a RBI, Bella Bradford had two hits and a RBI and Hanner, McFarland and Brooklyn Myers each had an RBI.

The Comets are 1-5 and will play Arthur-Lovington/Atwood-Hammond on Thursday.

Salt Fork 17, Heritage 2

CATLIN — The Salt Fork softball team made the most of their six hits as they beat Heritage 17-2 in four innings on Tuesday.

Morgan Russell had three RBIs for the Storm, while Macie Russell, Alexa Jamison and winning pitcher Karlie McGee each had two RBIs, and Ava Ringstrom, Sophia Escamilla and Madison Tucker each had one RBI.

McGee had five strikeouts and gave up only four hits for Salt Fork, who is 3-3 and will play Paris today.


A-P 3, Fisher 1

ARMSTRONG — Traxton Roberts and Kollin Asbury combined for 10 strikeouts and gave up only one hit as the Trojans got past the Bunnies.

Roberts had two hits and a RBI for Armstrong-Potomac while Colton Murphy had two RBIs.

The Trojans are 6-0 and will face Schlarman Academy on April 5.

Marshall 4, Oakwood 3

MARSHALL — The Comets hit the road and tied the game in the seventh inning, but Marshall would score in the bottom of the eighth to get the win.

Jackson Dudley and Cort Vermillion each had RBI doubles for Oakwood, while Brody Marcinko had two hits.

Chase Harrison had seven strikeouts for the Comets, while Alec Harrison had two strikeouts in relief.

Oakwood is 3-4 and will face Heritage today.

St. Thomas More 11, Schlarman 7

DANVILLE — The Hilltoppers had 10 hits, but the Sabers scored seven runs in the last three innings to get the win.

Owen Jones and Noah Berryman each had three hits and a RBI for Schlarman Academy, while Damien Linares had an RBI double.

The Hilltoppers drop to 1-2 and will face Paris on Tuesday.

Maroa-Forsyth 13, Westville 2

WESTVILLE — The Tigers were outhit 16-10 as they lost to the Trojans at home.

Cameron Steinbaugh had three hits for Westville and had two strikeouts in three innings, while Matthew Darling had an RBI double.

The Tigers are 5-3 and will face Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley today.

Villa Grove 10, Geo-RF 4

VILLA GROVE — The Buffaloes had eight hits, but could not keep up with Villa Grove on Wednesday.

Jackson Pratt had two doubles and three hits for Georgetown-Ridge Farm, while Jase Latoz had three hits and two doubles of his own.

The Buffaloes are 0-2 and will face Arcola today.