WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Ottawa, Seneca, Streator Softball earn weekend wins

WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Ottawa, Seneca, Streator Softball earn weekend wins


Ottawa 6, DeKalb 1

DEKALB – Sloan Gayan finished 3 for 4 with a triple and two RBIs Friday for the Lady Pirates (12-2-1, 3-1-1). She also tossed a complete game one-hitter with 10 strikeouts.

Molly Harris added a single and an RBI, while Jenna Nink and Zoe Harris each contributed a couple of hits for Ottawa.

Seneca 11, Gardner-South Wilmington 0 (5 innings)

SENECA – Anne Krull drove in two runs Friday, while Cassidy Draves, Kylie Winsor (double, RBI), Gillian Culbreth (double, RBI), Abriana Jashari (triple, RBI), Maddy Klicker and Allison Arwood (RBI) all finished with two hits in the ballgame.

Grace Flatness struck out six over five shutout innings to earn the abbreviated complete game victory.

Seneca sweeps triangular

MINONK – Seneca held off Princeton in their opener Saturday, 6-4. Draves hit a two-run homer as part of a three-run seventh inning, and connected on an RBI double earlier in the game.

Flatness was the winning pitcher, allowing two earned runs over six innings and recording six strikeouts. Krull struck out the side in the seventh for the save.

The Lady Irish (18-3) then won the second game over Fieldcrest in walk-off fashion. Maddy Klicker hit an RBI single to give Seneca a 3-2 victory. Arwood, who doubled in the contest, finished with two hits and an RBI.

Krull tossed a complete game and struck out 12 batters as Seneca won for the seventh consecutive game.

Streator takes two at Morris

MORRIS – The Lady Bulldogs scored five runs in the fourth inning Saturday and went onto win the opener, 7-2. Ellie Magana tallied three hits and an RBI, while Maddie Barichello, Jadyn Hansen and Grace Schmitz each contributed two hits and a run batted in.

Hansen struck out six and allowed an earned run in a complete game win.

Streator (10-6) then earned a 9-7 win in the nightcap, with Addison Price going 4 for 4 with a double and an RBI. Anna Schmitz (double) added two hits, an RBI and three runs scored. Magana drove in a run and tallied three hits, Maci Byers had a hit and two RBIs, and Anna Hoffmeyer finished with three hits and two RBIs in the victory.

Anna Schmitz struck out seven hitters and allowed five runs, two earned, over four innings to get the win.


Serena 7, Earlville-Leland 6

SERENA – The Huskers scored three runs in the seventh inning Friday, capped by a walk-off RBI single from Riley McNelis. He finished with two hits and three RBIs. Brandt Faivre, Ivan Stafford and Cole Shannon each contributed two hits and an RBI for Serena (6-8, 5-2).

Jack Rogers pitched a scoreless seventh inning to get the win.

Serena splits twin bill at Henry-Senachwine

HENRY – The Mallards claimed Saturday’s opener, 7-6, after rallying for six runs in the sixth inning. Connor Baker finished a home run short of the cycle and drove in three runs for the Huskers.

Serena (7-9) bounced back with a 14-4 five-inning win in the second game, as Jack Rogers tallied three hits and three RBIs in the contest. Baker added three more hits and an RBI, while McNelis and Hunter Linder each drove in two runs.


Ottawa competes on home court

Medals for Streator at Princeton Invite


Seneca claims winner at El Paso-Gridley Invite


Record day for Seneca’s Collet at Palatine Invite


Ottawa wins big

Read Brian’s full report for The Times here.