1A Baseball: 3 hits, 2 runs, 1-hitter propel Putnam County into sectional title game

Panthers ride the right arm of Troy Petty to 2-1 victory over Harvest Christian

Harvest Christian catcher Ben Mitchell squeezes the pitch following Putnam County batter Jackson McDonald's swing while baserunner Andrew Pyszka races home from third on a miscommunicated squeeze play Thursday, May 26, 2022, during the Class 1A Harvest Christian Sectional semifinals in Elgin.
Troy Petty
Jackson McDonald
The Putnam County dugout looks on during teammate Ryan Hundley's seventh-inning at-bat Thursday, May 26, 2022, at Judson University in Elgin.