Cook, Golden Eagles Blank Farmers

Mercer County (25-7) defeated Farmington (12-13) 4-0 Tuesday to advance to the regional championship game at the IHSA 2A Brimfield Regional in softball.

Freshman pitcher Elsie Cook (16-4) earned the win, throwing a complete game shutout and allowing just two hits. Another freshman, Natalie Thomson drove in two runs with a two-out double in the second inning.

The Golden Eagles will play the winner of Brimfield-Elmwood vs IVC Friday in the regional championship game at 4:30 p.m., in Brimfield.


IHSA Class 2A Brimfield Regional

Mercer County 4 Farmington 0

IHSA Class 2A Prophetstown Regional 

Sherrard 22 Orion 2

Riverdale 3 Erie-Prophetstown 1

IHSA Class 2A Princeton Regional 

Rockridge 13 Princeton 0

IHSA Class 2A Fieldcrest Regional

Tremont 10 El Paso-Gridley 0

Knoxville 10 Fieldcrest 6

IHSA 1A West Prairie Regional

A-Town 2 West Prairie 0

IHSA 1A Wethersfield Regional

St. Bede 15 Midland 0

IHSA Williamsfield Regional 

West Central 6 Peoria Christian 0

Spoon River Valley 8 ROWVA-Williamsfield 5