MC Baseball, Rocket Softball Roll to Wins; Local Tracksters Shine at Top Times

Mercer County baseball captured game one of their three-game stint at the “Play the Turf” event in Jacksonville, IL over Walter Payton College Prep. Elsewhere, Rockridge softball exploded for 13 runs in a dominating win over St. Bede. Rockridge and Mercer County each notched a podium finish at the Illinois Top Times boys event at Illinois Wesleyan University.

BASEBALL

Mercer County 6   Walter Payton College Prep 3

Orion 6   Ridgewood 1

Newman 13   Riverdale 0 (5 innings)

Morrison 9   Hall 0

Princeton 16  Kewanee 2

Erie-Prophetstown 6  Polo 4

Abingdon-Avon 7   Galva 5

 

SOFTBALL

Rockridge 13   St. Bede 4

Galesburg 6   Orion 2 (8 innings)

Fulton 15   Bureau Valley 0

Morrison 6   Hall 1

Riverdale 4   Newman 3 (8 innings)

Princeton 21   Kewanee 7 (6 innings)

 

TRACK & FIELD – ILLINOIS TOP TIMES

MC – 2nd in 60m hurdles (Mikey Neeld – 8.54 sec)

4th in boys 4x800m relay (Adolphson, Dennison, Coulter, Hawk – 8:29.55)

 

RR – 3rd in boys 4x400m relay (Kibling, McCabe, Marshall, Robinson – 3:35.21)

6th in girls 4×200 m relay (Atwell, Finley, Chard, Goodnight – 1:52.46)

 

WC – 5th in boys 200m dash (Chandler Diehl – 23.31)

A/W – 1st in boys 400m dash (Ben Buresh – 51.88)