Stories about Serena High School sports
Kaylee Killelea fanned 11 of the 13 Serena batters during the last four innings, while Marquette Academy also took advantage of five Serena errors to earn a 6-2 victory in the Class 1A Walther Christian Sectional semifinal Tuesday afternoon at Triton College in River Grove.
A roundup of Times-area sports for Friday, May 19, 2023, including Seneca softball, baseball and state girls track and field.
Serena sophomore pitcher Maddie Glade is nearly perfect in 7-0 victory over Walther Christian to help the Huskers win the Class 1A regional title on Friday afternoon.
Marquette's Aidan Thompson allowed just two hits and struck out 10, and the Crusaders scored nine times in the fifth inning to defeat Serena 9-0 in Wednesday's Class 1A regional semifinal at Masinelli Field in Ottawa.
The Marquette Academy softball team — highlighted by a walk-off grand slam by Kaylee Killelea — topped Donovan 12-0 in Tuesday Class 1A Grant Park Regional opener, plus more results from around the Times area.
The Seneca and Serena baseball teams won play-in games Monday, while a handful of Times-area ballclubs saw their seasons come to an end.
Marquette Academy’s Taylor Cuchra went 4 for 4 with a pair of homers in a 13-2 victory over Forreston on Saturday, plus more results from around the Times area.
Seneca's Calvin Maierhofer pitched his team past Fieldcrest, while Sandwich's Claire Allen and Sunny Weber, along with Fieldcrest's Macy Gochanour, qualified for state track meet on Thursday afternoon, plus more results from around the Times area.
The Ottawa softball team, behind big games from Maura Condon and McKenzie Oslanzi, topped Rochelle in I-8 play on Tuesday, plus more results from around The Times area.
Lots of victories on the track by Newark, Marquette, Seneca and Sandwich highlight Saturday's Times Area Roundup.
The Streator girls and boys track and field teams captured championships at the Illinois Central Eight Conference meet on Thursday, plus more results from around the Times area.
The Seneca girls and boys track and field teams each captured championships at the Tri-County Conference meet on Wednesday, plus more results from around the Times area.
Serena put up four runs on Newark in the top of the seventh inning, which allowed pitcher Carson Baker to come back out and throw a flawless final frame for a 6-5 victory Tuesday.
Marquette, Streator and Fieldcrest baseball all win big, Ottawa boys tennis blanks Pontiac, Newark softball clinches the outright Little Ten title, plus more from around The Times area.
The Ottawa softball team posted an 11-1 triumph over I-8 foe Sandwich on Monday afternoon at King Field, plus more results from around the Times area.