Sophomore Madison Smith struck out 16 to pitch the Bureau Valley softball team to a 5-2 win over Princeville in its season opener Wednesday in Manlius.
Liana Ledergerber led the Storm at the plate with two hits and a RBI. Lesleigh Maynard and Carly Reglin also had RBI hits. Abby Jamison and Smith each doubled while Stabler tripled.
Bureau Valley 11, Princeville 0 (5 inn): The Storm scored nine runs in the first inning and rolled to a season-opening, nonconference victory in Manlius.
Sam Wright tripled and drove in three runs for Bureau Valley, while Ayize Martin was 1 for 2 with two runs and an RBI.
Sam Rouse, Elijah Endress, Bryce Helms and Logan Philhower combined to throw a one-hitter with nine strikeouts.
Hall 12, Putnam County 10: Mac Resetich tripled, scored two runs and drove in two runs Wednesday as the Red Devils opened the season Wednesday with a victory in a nonconference game in Granville.
Hunter Meagher went 1 for 3 with two RBIs and a run for the Red Devils, while Joe Schrader also drove in a pair of runs.
Payton Dye earned the win in relief, as he allowed three earned runs on five hits with six strikeouts and two walks in 2 1/3 innings.
Jackson McDonald was 4 for 4 with three doubles, four RBIs and two runs for the Panthers, while Josh Jessen went 2 for 2 with four RBIs and a run.
Troy Petty was the losing pitcher for PC (1-1).
In other area baseball games:
Coal City beat Marquette 3-1
Henry blanked Lexington 11-0
In other area softball games:
Putnam County beat Stark County 10-3