Area baseball from Tuesday
A five-run inning lifted Woodland-Flanagan-Cornell to a 9-6 victory over Henry-Senachwine in a Tri-County Conference baseball game Tuesday.
The Mallards had taken a 6-4 lead in the top of the fifth inning, but WFC responded with a five-run outburst.
Chandler Hillebrenner got the win after going 5 2-3 innings. He gave up six runs, seven hits and three walks while striking out five. Allan Rose cleaned up for the save.
Kyle Voytko had a pair of doubles and drove in four runs for the Warriors. Mason Ewing had a double, single and three RBIs while Tyler Jenkins doubled and singled, lifting WFC to 3-6 in the TCC and 5-9 overall.
PBL 9, Dwight 1
DWIGHT — The second time through the order was fruitful for Paxton-Buckley-Loda in a 9-1 Sangamon Valley Conference game at DTHS.
The Panthers got to Dwight starter Wesley Pulver for three runs in the third inning and scored four runs in the fourth while knocking Pulver out of the box in taking a 7-0 advantage.
Keaton Krumwiede held the Trojans in check, allowing five hits in four scoreless innings. Tyler Adkins allowed the Dwight run and gave up one hit.
Pulver gave up six runs, six hits and four walks to go with two strikeouts. Hayden Tjelle allowed three runs on four hits and three walks to go with three punchouts. Mike Johnson finished up.
Blake Graham, Logan Graham and Bubba Schultz each had two hits for the Trojans (7-12, 4-3).
Pontiac had a rough outing against U-High in a Corn Belt Conference contest at The Ballpark at Williamson Field, falling 19-5.
Jacob Mote and his brother, Billy, each belted three-run homers as the Pioneers romped.
FROSH-SOPHS: Luke Fox delivered in the clutch to lift Pontiac to a 7-6 win over U-High in the frosh-soph game at Jaycee Park. Fox smacked a bases-loaded double with two outs in the last of the seventh for the win.
The win moves PTHS to 5-0 in Corn Belt and 10-5 overall.
Pontiac scored in the first inning and broke a 1-1 tie in the third with a pair of runs. PTHS led 4-3 heading into the top of the seventh, when the Pioneers scored thrice for a 6-4 advantage and leading up to Fox’s heroics.
Eric Watson had three hits for the young Indians while Nic Hendren, Carter Dawson, Gavin Bauknecht, Fox and Colten Clesson each had one hit.
Dawson got the win in relief of Fox, who struck out six in his three innings. Dawson fanned four over the final four frames.