EA-WR 5, SOUTHWESTERN 1 — On Friday the Warriors secured their first win of the season over the Piasa Birds behind five goals from freshman Kara Crutchley. With the win EA-WR is now 1-11-1 on the season.
The Oilers scored twice in the first half and three more times in the second. Southwestern logged its lone goal in the first half.
Brittany Grayson dished out four assists to help set up Crutchley's big day. Emily Sidwell supplied the other assist for EA-WR.
EAST MOLINE UNITED 1, MARQUETTE 0; MARQUETTE 1, PROVIDENCE CATHOLIC 1 — The Explorers were unable to pick up a win at the rugged Sacred Heart-Griffin Tournament in Springfield, but supplied a couple good performances. They are now 7-6-3 on the season.
After dropping a 1-0 match to East Moline United on Friday, Marquette recovered with the tie on Saturday vs. Providence Catholic.
Annabelle Copeland scored the goal for the Explorers off an assist from Rebekah Johnes.
It was also released on Friday that Marquette is the No. 1 seed in sub-sectional A of the Class 1A Althoff Sectional. The Explorers play host to the Marquette Regional inside Gordon Moore Park. They are joined in the regional by East Alton-Wood River, Roxana, Metro East Lutheran and Father McGivney.
EDWARDSVILLE 18, DE SMET 2, FIVE INNINGS — The Tigers walloped De Smet on Friday, improving to 16-4 on the season.
Tyler Stamer smacked a grand slam in the second inning and picked up six RBIs in the game, while Kade Burns cranked a three-run bomb in the sixth inning to go with four RBIs to pace the EHS bats. Edwardsville knocked out 12 hits altogether in short-game victory.
Tyler Hosto notched the win on the hill for the Tigers.
EA-WR 10, CARLINVILLE 4 — EA-WR is on a hot streak. On Friday the Oilers won their seventh game in eight tries, improving to 9-14 on the season.
Luke Wells got the win over the Cavs on the mound, fanning four in six innings of work.
Blake Marks and Luke Westbrook each had two hits in the win for EA-WR. Marks' day included a triple and four RBIs.
ROCHESTER 2, ALTON 1 (AT BUSCH STADIUM) — The Redbirds dropped their annual Busch Stadium game on Saturday, dipping to 15-6 on the season.
They nabbed a 1-0 lead in the first, but watched Rochester score twice in the fifth and earning the win.
Mikey Hampton doubled in the first and was driven in by a single from Jacob Kanallakan, the only two hits the Birds mustered in the game.
Devin Colley suffered the loss on the hill after relieving starter Sam Ballard.
FREEBURG 11, ROXANA 1, FIVE INNINGS; ROXANA 6, GIBAULT 4 — The Shells split a doubleheader with Freeburg and Gibault in Freeburg on Saturday, falling to 8-13 on the season.
The Midgets made quick work of Roxana in the first game. The Shells only mustered three hits in the game, led by two from Trace Gentry. Sam Mosby was tagged with the loss on the hill.
Roxana utilized a three-run sixth inning to defeat Gibault.
The Shells had four hits in the game off the bats of Tanner Davis, Billy Mathis, Chance Foss and Gentry. Mathis and Davis each had two RBIs.
Drew Ratliff got the win in relief.
CARLINVILLE 7, EA-WR 4 — The Oilers slipped to 9-13 with Friday's loss to the Cavies.
EA-WR was paced by three hits and two RBIs from Carly Campbell, but it wasn't enough to escape with the win.
Morgan Moxey was tagged with the loss in the circle.
CARBONDALE 12, MARQUETTE 0, FIVE INNINGS — The Terriers proved to much for the Explorers on Friday in Mascoutah. The loss dropped Marquette to 4-10 on the season.
Johnna Harshbarger, Sam Harshbarger, Mera Parker and Cayli Shinstock supplied the four hits for the Explorers.
Tess Eberlin absorbed the loss in the circle.
GILLESPIE 9, ROXANA 0; COLLINSVILLE 10, ROXANA 2; COLLINSVILLE 12, ROXANA 2 — The Shells are in the midst of a five-game losing skid, sinking to 9-14 on the season.
On Friday they fell to Gillespie and freshman ace Addison Bryant.
Roxana picked up four hits vs. Bryant and the Miners, highlighted by Phoebe Booher's double. Booher suffered the loss in the circle.
In the first game of Saturday's doubleheader with Collinsville, Margaret Palen took the loss in the circle. The Shells' offense had three hits, one each from Abby Palen, Lindsey Scroggins and Abi Stahlhut.
Booher absorbed the loss in the circle in the second game with the Kahoks. Stahlhut and Sam Sherer had two hits each to pace the Roxana offense.