Rockets, Tigers Post Regional Opening Wins

The Sherrard Tigers found themselves trailing 4-0 after four and a half innings in their Class 2A softball regional opener but the Tigers exploded for 8 runs in the bottom of the fifth to pull out an 8-6 victory.  The Storm scored twice in the seventh and had the tying runs on but Sherrard held on for the win.  The Tigers advance to this afternoon’s Alleman semi-final game against top seeded Erie-Prophetstown.

In Class 2A regional baseball, Rockridge rolled over Bushnell-West Prairie 11-1 in six innings.  The Rockets scored four in the first and four more in the fourth to propel them to the win.  Jacob Brokaw through a 2 hitter to lead the Rockridge. The Rockets advanced to the Rockridge semi-final game Wednesday against top seeded Orion.  The game will be broadcast of WRMJ and at 4:10pm.