EDWARDSVILLE 12, PIASA SOUTHWESTERN 7

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Edwardsville scored four runs in the third, and six more in the fifth to take a key road win at Southwestern.

The Piasa Birds jumped in front with three runs in the second, but the Tigers went up with their four-run third. Southwestern tied the game with a run in the fourth, but Edwardsville scored six times in the fifth, and once in both the sixth and seventh, while the Birds scored once in the fifth and twice in the seventh, but came up short.

Riley Nelson had two hits, including a homer, and six RBIs for the Tigers, while Grace Oertle had three hits, and Jillian Lane had two hits and two RBIs.

Ella Kadell had two hits and three RBIs for the Birds, while Sydney Valdes had two hits and an RBI.

Nelson struck out eight in the circle for Edwardsville, while Grace Strohbeck fanned three for Southwestern.

The Tigers are now 2-1, while the Birds go to 1-2.

FREEBURG 9, COLLINSVILLE 3

Freeburg started strong, and didn’t look back in winning their game at the Collinsville Sports Complex.

The Midgets scored six runs in the second and three in the fourth, while the Kahoks scored single runs in the second, fourth, and sixth as Freeburg went on to win.

Faith Fairchild had two hits and an RBI for Collinsville, while Katie Barwell also had two hits. Marissa Thomas struck out two while in the circle, with Ali Vieluf fanning one.

Freeburg is now 6-0, with Collinsville falling to 1-3.

ROXANA 4, CIVIC MEMORIAL 3

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BELLEVILLE EAST 4, HIGHLAND 2

Bellville East scored a run in the seventh, and it proved to be the difference, as a Highland rally fell short as the Lancers won on the road.

East scored twice in the third, and had single runs in the fifth and seventh, while the Bulldogs scored their two runs in the bottom of the seventh, falling short of the Lancers.

Kaitlyn Wilson had a hit and both RBIs for Highland while Lucy Becker had the only other hit. Wilson also struck out three while in the circle,

East is now 3-2, while the Bulldogs are 2-1.

HARDIN CALHOUN-BRUSSELS 6, ALTON 1

Calhoun went out to an early lead, and were never headed as the Warriors won at home over Alton.

Calhoun scored three times in the first, then traded runs with the Redbirds in the fourth, and scored twice more in the sixth in going on to the win.

Anabel Eilerman had three hits and four RBIs for the Warriors, while Audrey Gilman had three hits and an RBI.

Laci Fischer, Josie Lanyut, and Savannah Russell had the only hits for the Redbirds, while Grace Presley struck out six in the circle. Katie Matthews fanned three for Calhoun.

The Warriors are now 2-0-1 while the Redbirds are 0-2.

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PLEASANT HILL 14, MARQUETTE CATHOLIC 4: Pleasant Hill scored the game's first nine runs in going on to the win over Marquette at Gordon Moore Park.

The Wolves scored five times in the first, added three runs in the second, and one in the third to go up 9-0. The Explorers countered with a single run in the fourth, but Pleasant Hill scored one in the fifth, two in the sixth and three in the seventh to take the win.

Jayla Dickson had three hits for Marquette, with Kennedy Eveans having two hits and two RBIs, and Alyssa Coles had two hits and a RBI. Both Coles and Eveans had two strikeouts while in the circle.

The Wolves open its season at 1-0, while the Explorers go to 1-2,

JERSEY 18, GREENFIELD NORTHWESTERN 0: Two big innings helped propel Jersey to a big win over Northwestern.

The Panthers scored six runs in the first, single runs in the second and third, and added 10 runs in the fourth to take the 15-run rule win.

Caroline Ward had three hits and a RBI for Jersey, while Maleah Derrick had three hits, Ashlyn Brown had two hits and two RBIs, and Emily Collins had two hits and a RBI.

Brown had 10 strikeouts while in the circle, pitching a complete game.

The Panthers are now 1-1. while the Tigers slip to 2-1.

STAUNTON 11, DUPO 1: Staunton led wire-to-wire to take the 10-run rule win over visiting Dupo.

The Bulldogs scored two runs in the first, three in the second, and five runs in the fourth to go ahead 10-0, with the Tigers and Staunton trading runs in the fifth, giving the Bulldogs the win.

Evin Frank had three hits and an RBI for Staunton, while Lily Bandy and Taylor Nolan both had two hits and an RBI each, and Chloe Reynolds had a hit and three RBIs.

Gianna Blanco went all the way in the circle, fanning three.

The Bulldogs are now 4-0, while Dupo is now 0-2.

COLUMBIA 11, MATER DEI 0

GILLESPIE 13, NOKOMIS 3

JERSEY 18, GREENFIELD 0

STAUNTON 11, DUPO 1

WATERLOO 8, O'FALLON 5

GIRLS SOCCER

WATERLOO GIBAULT CATHOLIC 4, ROXANA 1: Kinsley Mouser, assisted by Reagan Lynn, had the only goal for Roxana, as Gibault scored three times in the second half to take the three points at Norman Lewis Field.

Genna Pruitt had four saves in goal for the Shells.

The Hawks and the Shells are now both 3-1-0.

CIVIC MEMORIAL 9, EAST ALTON-WOOD RIVER 0: Abrianna Garrett had a hat trick, while Avery Huddleston had a brace (two goals), and Delaney Griffin, Addie Jeffery, Audrey Voyles, and Addisyn Turner all scored as CM took the three points at the Wood River Soccer Complex.

Garrett also had three assists for the Eagles, while Brooke Harris, Griffin, Lillian Mcguiggan, and Huddleston also had assists.

Sydney Moore recorded the clean sheet for CM in goal.

The Eagles are now 3-2-0, while the Oilers go to 0-3-0.

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