Lily Bosnich and Emily Slingsby provided some timely small ball, and Reagan Stoudt added the long ball with a solo shot to send the Bruins back to state, riding Stoudt’s pitching to a 6-1 victory over Orangeville in Monday’s Class 1A Sterling Supersectional.
The Joliet Catholic baseball team found itself in an unfamiliar place in the postseason on Monday, trailing. But the Hilltoppers offense has been overwhelming in the Class 2A postseason and was again with a 14-4 win over Hall.
St. Bede used all the comforts of home in beating Ridgewood, 6-1, in the semifinals and Biggsville West Central, 3-1, for the Class 1A Sectional championship.
The Red Devils (23-8) will face Joliet Catholic (22-8-1), the defending Class 2A State champion, at 1 p.m. Monday in the Class 2A Geneseo Supersectional. It’s been a magical run so far for the Red Devils.
Hall rallied for seven runs on four hits in the sixth inning to take a 10-7 lead and Kyler Lapp and Joel Koch hit back to back home runs in the top of the seventh to put the finishing touches on Hall’s second sectional championship in school history.
A look at area baseball postseason results/pairings, Saturday, May 27
A look at area regional/sectional scores and schedules for Saturday, May 27
Bureau Valley's Elijah House (8oo) and Princeton's Payne Miller (shot) and Bennett Williams (discus) all medal at State.
Hall defeated Sherrard 12-7 in the Class 2A Sectional final game on Saturday, May 27, 2023 at Knoxville High School. The Red Devils will face Joliet Catholic on Monday at 1p.m. in the Class 2A Supersectional at Geneseo.