Big hits, kicks and jumps
Brady Schmitz and Owen Smith, Freeburg
Schmitz and Smith had three hits and drove in two runs each as Freeburg (17-12) ran past Central 9-1 in a Cahokia Conference game.
Joe Copeland, Dalton Wallace and Joe Toscano, Edwardsville
This Tigers trio drove in two runs each as Edwardsvile defeated O’Fallon 7-6 in a battle of Southwestern Conference powers. Edwardsville improves to 27-4 while O’Fallon falls to 21-8.
Reagan Carrner and Holly Wilson, Dupo
Wilson pitched a complete game, striking out 11 and adding a pair of hits while Carrner went 3-for-3 with three RBIs as the Tigers (14-9) advanced to the title game of the Centralia Christ our Rock Lutheran Regional with a 6-1 win over Okawville.
Hayley Palm and Ella Palm, Mater Dei
Senior ace Hayley Palm pitched a one-hit shutout while younger sister Ella Palm did the work with the bat, finishing with five RBIs as top-seeded Mater Dei rolled past Greenville at the Class 2A Carlyle Regional.
Chloe Book, Central
Book went 2-for-3 with a pair of RBIs as Central (16-6) defeated Freeburrg (14-10) 3-1 in a Cahokia Conference game.
Zoie Howard and Hayleigh Juenger, O’Fallon
Juenger gave up only five hits in a complete game effort while Howard provided the offense with two hits and a pair of RBIs as O’Fallon ended Edwardsville’s dream of an undefeated Southwestern Conference season with a 3-1 win. Edwardsville falls to 21-4 for the season and 9-1 in the league while O’Fallon improves to 21-7 and 9-3.
Peyton Richter, Waterloo
Richter helped ignite the Bulldogs offense with three goals and the Bulldogs (19-4-3) cruised past Taylorville 9-0 at the Chatham-Glenwood Regional.