Romshek perfect for Falcons
DEER CREEK – Regan Romshek fired a perfect to lead Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley to a 3-0 softball victory Friday against Deer Creek-Mackinaw.
Romshek struck out 14 to improve to 8-3.
Kaiti Bowen homered and drove in two for the Falcons (9-4). Desiree Mouser also had an RBI in the win.
Danville 16, Westville 4. Elisa Ramos had four RBI, Kaitlin Baxter knocked in three and the visiting Vikings scored in all six innings. Michaleen Forman launched a home run for Danville (8-2). McKenzie Hodges improved to 8-1 in the circle.
Fisher 3, Fieldcrest 1. Rachel Kelley drove in the go-ahead run with a two-out double in the fourth inning for the host Bunnies (10-5, 22- HOIC). Amanda Cain was 3 for 3 with two RBI and Caleigh Hennigh (8-5) allowed four hits and struck out seven in the win.
Blue Ridge 11, Tremont 1. Melinda Wilson (three RBI) and Jordan Wheeler each smacked two-run homers as the Knights rolled at home. Wheeler pitched a two-hitter to improve to 11-3.
Heritage 12-12, Lovington-Arthur 0-0. Hilary Smith threw a two-hitter in Game 1, then came back with a no-hitter (three innings) in Game 2 of a doubleheader sweep. In Game 2, Smith hit a home run and drove in six.
El Paso-Gridley 10, LeRoy 9. Sarah Hintz and Hailey Fritcher each drove in two runs, but the host Panthers' rally fell short. LeRoy (9-3) trailed 10-1 before rallying with a seven-run sixth inning.
Cerro Gordo 4, Villa Grove 3. Shelby Proctor homered to lead the Broncos to a road win.
Prairie Central 7, Iroquois West 0. Maci Oelschlager struck out 13 in a one-hitter as the Hawks rolled at home.
Fisher 3, Fieldcrest 2. Zach West drove in Matt Elkins for the go-ahead run in the fourth inning on a sacrifice fly for the Bunnies (9-4), who improved to 4-0 in the Heart of Illinois Conference in winning their sixth straight game.
Taw Fredrickson allowed three hits in a complete-game effort.
"Our defense played really well behind him," Fisher coach Jon Kelly said.
Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 4, Deer Creek-Mackinaw 0. Christian Rosenbeck pitched out of trouble all game (seven innings, 11 hits, five strikeouts) but maintained a shutout in the road win. Tyler Buhs hit a solo homer for the Falcons (7-5, 5-0 HOIC).
Schlarman 7, Windsor 1. Nathan Tissier threw a four-hitter, striking out eight, for the host Hilltoppers, who scored five in the sixth inning to break open a tight game. Zane Dillon had two RBI.
Villa Grove 11, Cerro Gordo 1. Michael Bird allowed two hits and struck out five over the five-inning game to lead the host Blue Devils (2-5, 2-3 LOVC), who scored all 11 runs in the last two innings. Adam Johnson drove in two for Villa Grove.
Jordan Ramay hit a solo homer for the Broncos.
Danville 10, Charleston 6. Cody Burton (three RBI) and Drew Guthrie (two RBI) hit home runs to power the visiting Vikings.
Argenta-Oreana 7, Tuscola 6. Dylan Sunderland slugged a home run and drove in five runs for the host Bombers, who trailed 6-1 and scored the winning run in their final at-bat.
Prairie Central 16, Iroquois West 6. The Hawks, who scored nine in the fifth, slugged two homers in the five-inning victory.
Kyle Pool hit two homers and Keaton Zirkle also went deep in a losing effort.
Meridian 8, Unity 3. Cole Craft was 3 for 3 with two doubles, but the host Rockets surrendered five runs in the seventh inning of a tie game.
East Central 12, Arthur-Lovington 2. John Essig (two RBI) allowed one earned run on five hits and struck out seven for the Panthers, who led 8-0 after two innings. Justin Bruce and Spencer Lowe added two RBI and Cole Judy was 4 for 4 in the home win.
Hoopeston Area 18, Georgetown-Ridge Farm 2. Kyle Hufford (four RBI) and Alex Moore (three RBI) hit home runs to pace the Cornjerkers (6-7, 3-3 VVC). Marvin Crawford (3-2) allowed two hits and David Stephens drove in four for Hoopeston.
Salt Fork 12, Bismarck-Henning 5. Nathan George and David Sacre each drove in two runs in a road victory for the Storm, who trailed 5-1 after three innings.
Armstrong-Potomac 4, Oakwood 3. Dawson Loschen drove in the winning run in the bottom of the seventh for the Trojans.
Casey Fletcher was 2 for 2 with two RBI in the loss.
Sullivan 11, Warrensburg-Latham 7. Zach Righter homered as the host Redskins rallied with five runs in their final at-bats.
Arcola 13, South Piatt 3. Nik Duffle and Nicholas Lindenmeyer each homered and drove in three runs as the Purple Riders cruised at home. Garrison Stenger allowed three hits and struck out 11 in the six-inning game.
Lexington 2, Ridgeview 0. Dana Bose struck out six in a three-hit performance, but an error in the seventh cost the host Mustangs.
Watseka 16, St. Anne 0. Shane Snyder threw a two-hit shutout and struck out nine for the visiting Warriors, who got home runs from Sawyer Harris (three RBI) and Brede Parker.
Tremont 6, Blue Ridge 1. Caleb Davis drove in the lone run for the host Knights.
Maroa-Forsyth 8, Clinton 6. Aaron Ennis had two RBI in the Maroons' home loss.