Logan Nelson pitched, hit Marquette to a 1A sectional win over Hope Academy in Elgin Wednesday.
Mckenzie Oslanzi struck out 17 as Ottawa blanked Plano 7-0 in the Pirates' regional opener Tuesday.
Megan Williams and Kiara Wesseh led Newark to second as a team at the IHSA girls state track meet.
Nakeita Kessling won the 1A 400 meters race for the first ever state title for Henry-Senachwine. Teammate Laney Lester, St. Bede's Anna Lopez and Amboy's Elly Jones and Lauren Althaus also brought home medals.
Newark Cade Wheeler's 3-hitter beats Serena 4-0, giving the Norsemen a spot in Saturday's regional title game against Marquette.
Marquette advanced to its own 1A regional championship game with a 6-5, 10-inning win over upset-minded St. Bede.
The Streator Bulldogs got an unearned run in the top of the ninth inning to edge Ottawa, 4-3.
Hall scored four runs in the first to back pitcher Austin Pecher in a 9-2 win over Ottawa on Friday.
Seneca topped Newark for the Irish's 10th consecutive girls sectional chasmpionship.
The Seneca Irish used two runs in the sixth inning to edge Woodland/.Flanagan-Cornell for the Tri-County Conference crown.
Behind pitcher Lindsay Kaufmann, Marquette topped Putnam County for the second str aight day.
Drake Smith pitched and Andrew Pyszka hit Putnam County past Marquette on Monday.
Five unearned runs sent Morris past Seneca in the final game of a 3-team event at Seneca on Saturday.
Matt Cruise and the Seneca baseball squad should make the 2022 postseason very interesting
Mindy McConnaughhay, Brooke Rick and their families are united in their love of Marquette.