Big hits, kicks and jumps
Jonas Barnes and Cameron Hibbits, Granite City
Less than 24 hours after being no-hit by Joey Kossina of Belleville West, Barnes and Hibbits combined to hold Quincy to only one hit in the Warriors’ 2-0 win. The duo also combined for 15 strikeouts for Granite City (11-11).
Cole Gober and Jeff Getchell, Mascoutah
Getchell and Gober combined for five hits and four RBIs, but it wasn’t enough to stop the Triad Knights from posting a wild 13-11 Mississippi Valley Conference victory. Triad improves to 8-9, while Mascoutah, which had its seven-game winning streak snapped, falls to 15-2.
AJ Mueller and Bryce Pautler, Columbia
Part of a deep and talented Eagles batting order, Mueller and Pautler drove in four runs each as Columbia (16-4) rolled past Valmeyer 20-4. Valmeyer slips to 11-13 for the season.
Parker Durgin and Joe Abt, Wesclin
Durgin pitched a three-hit shutout while striking out 11, and Abt went 2 for 4 with three RBIs to lift the Warriors (9-11) to an 11-0 Cahokia Conference win over Dupo.
Sydney Parkerson and Emily Allsman, Highland
Parkerson was perfect at the plate as she finished the night 4 for 4 with three RBIs, and Allsman also drove in three runs as Highland (8-4) ran past Civic Memorial 10-3 in a Mississippi Valley Conference game.
Kaytie Kossina, Belleville West
Kossina went 4 for 4 with three RBIs as the Maroons (9-5) rolled past Althoff (2-10) 11-1 in a Belleville city game.