Area softball from Tuesday
An error and a passed ball gave Regan Krause a chance to deliver the big base hit, and the freshman came through to give the Indians 2-1 victory over U-High in Corn Belt Conference softball Tuesday afternoon.
Amanda Fox led off the Pontiac sixth by reaching on an error and U-High made a pitching change. Fox took second on a passed ball before Rebecca Rich came on to run. Krause greeted the new hurler with a base hit that drove Rich home with the go-ahead run, making it 2-1.
The Indians fell behind 1-0 in the first inning as U-High touched Fox for an unearned run. It stayed 1-0 until the fifth inning.
Madisyn Webster stroked a two-out hit to right field and circled the bases in scoring the tying run.
Fox settled in after the first inning and finished with eight strikeouts while walking one and scattering six hits.
Pontiac had trouble getting any offense until late, but finished with six hits. Webster had her inside-the-park home run with Krause, Jacobs, Fox, Sydney Barnett and Jordan Weber each collecting a single.
Dwight 12, PBL 0
DWIGHT — Abby Edwards fanned 11 while tossing a three-hitter to lead Dwight to a 12-0 win over Paxton-Buckley-Loda in Sangamon Valley Conference softball.
Edwards walked one and was given a comfortable lead in the first inning. The Trojans scored three runs in the first frame and added four runs in the second for a 7-0 lead. A five-run third pushed the lead to a dozen markers.
DTHS hit for the cycle on the day in collecting 12 safeties. Edwards helped herself with a home run and three runs batted in. Macey Rodosky homered, singled had three RBIs. LynnDee Hale had a triple, single and scored three times. Taylor Anderson doubled and singled while Sydney Christensen also had two hits. Becky Ruder added a two-base hit while Hayley Schlawbowske and Kaitlyn Masching each singled.
Tri-Point 17, FFCA 13
KEMPTON — Tri-Point found its first win of the season with a 17-13 decision over Families of Faith Christian Academy.
Abby Kerrins got the win in relief, closing out the contest by throwing the final four innings. Anicah Bruner had three hits while Sam Bielawski collected two hits and two RBIs.