All Softball Content

All Softball Content

Mennenga at her best in the clutch

Ace pitcher stretches her winning streak to four

RANTOUL – Hanna Mennenga's pitching pattern was well-established before the week started.

Little things begin to add up

Skaggs tosses fourth no-hitter

GEORGETOWN – Schlarman softball coach Randy Skaggs recognizes his players won't get hits every time they bat.

Palazzolo powers Sabers

WATSEKA – Andrea Palazzolo drove in three runs as St. Thomas More beat Watseka 10-2 in a Sangamon Valley Conference softball game Tuesday.

Balanced Maroons stay perfect in Big 12

CHAMPAIGN – Champaign Central won four of six singles matches to pull away from rival Centennial in a 6-3 Big 12 Conference boys' tennis match Thursday. The Maroons, unbeaten in conference play, got singles wins from Kendrith Rowland, Keegan Bannon, Hogan Sills and Patrick Wampler.

Lewellyn's gem lifts Schlarman

DANVILLE – Aaron Lewellyn threw a no-hitter with 10 strikeouts as Schlarman defeated Armstrong-Potomac 1-0 in prep baseball Wednesday. Vinnie Miller had two hits and an RBI for the Hilltoppers (6-8, 3-1 Vermilion Valley).

Rondon a Central bright spot

CHAMPAIGN – At 2-11, Champaign Central hasn't enjoyed a quick start to the softball season.

Except behind the plate.

Falcons ace Romshek struts her stuff again

FISHER – Regan Romshek wasn't perfect, but once again, Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley's softball defense was flawless.

The state-ranked Falcons remained perfect Wednesday in Heart of Illinois Conference play and freshman pitcher Romshek struck out 16 in a two-hitter for her sixth shutout, 5-0 against Fisher.

Second-half surge lifts Urbana in soccer

URBANA – Kelsey Choquette and Gretchen Booth scored second-half goals as Urbana pulled away from Mahomet-Seymour 3-1 in a nonconference girls' soccer match Tuesday.

Mennenga tosses no-hitter

RANTOUL – Hanna Mennenga pitched a no-hitter to lead Rantoul past Urbana 4-3 Monday in prep softball.

Ruthstrom, Urbana deliver

Blue Ridge's Gardner shines; Stenger does it all

URBANA – Kirstie Ruthstrom drove home Jasmine White in the bottom of the eighth inning as Urbana beat Decatur MacArthur 7-6 for its first Big 12 Conference softball win Saturday. Reba Perry was 5 for 5 for the Tigers.