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UPDATED: Lady Maroons Advance To Regional Semifinals; Boys Baseball Falls At Pontiac

As heard on WHOW, the Clinton Lady Maroons defeated Springfield Lanphier by a score of 18-1 in 4 innings on Monday evening. 


The Lady Maroons were led at the plate by Camydn Alsup who went 3 for 4 with 3 RBIs including a 2 run double. Kianna Easton was 2 for 4 with 3 RBIs. Savanah Clifton was 2 for 4 with 3 RBIs and Amanda Tool was 2 for 2 with 2 RBIs. 


Mackenzie Armstrong took the win pitching 4 innings, allowing 1 run on 3 hits, walking none and striking out 3. 


The Lady Maroons advance to the 3A Regional Semifinals at Rochester on Wednesday. The Lady Maroons will play against Springfield High School with first pitch set for 4:30 pm. You can hear the game live on the Big 1520 AM/92.3 FM/106.5 FM WHOW, online at dewittdailynews.com, and on the WHOW app.


Class 3A Regional quarterfinal softball scores....


Limestone 24 F-4

Peoria Manual 0


At Decatur MacArthur


Decatur MacArthur 16

Decatur Eisenhower 1


Effingham 11 F-5

Champaign Central 1


Morton 13

Lincoln 9


Macomb 15

Peoria 0


Mattoon 8

Champaign Centennial 3


Metamora 18 F-4

Peoria Richwoods 1


Rantoul 8

Urbana 3


Springfield Southeast 12

Jacksonville 11


>>Big Second Inning Lifts Pontiac Over Clinton


Pontiac scored five runs in the second inning and that was the difference as they rolled past Clinton 7-3 in boys baseballl Class 3A Regional quarterfinal action from Pontiac Monday afternoon. 


Michael Oswald drove in three runs as part of a 2-for-4 afternoon. Braden Cross and Logan Peterson each had a double.


The Maroons finish their 2019 campaign 8-12 overall. Pontiac moves on to take on Normal U-High Wednesday afternoon in Bloomington. 


Boys baseball Class 3A Regional quarterfinal scores from Monday.....


East Peoria 6

Streator 5


Geneseo 10

Peoria 0


Jacksonville 6

Springfield Lanphier 7


Mahomet-Seymour 10

Urbana 3


Mt. Zion 7

Rantoul 3


Peoria Richwoods 1

Canton 6


Springfield Southeast 6

Decatur MacArthur 3


Taylorville 10

Decatur Eisenhower 0


Class 3A Regional semifinal softball action today....


At Bartonville


East Peoria 4:30pm



At Illinois Valley Central


Geneseo 4:30pm



Streator 6:30pm

Illinois Valley Central


At Galesburg


Peoria Notre Dame 4:30pm



At Mahomet-Seymour


Mahomet-Seymour 6:00pm



At Rantoul


Mt. Zion 4:30pm



Paris 6:30pm



At Rochester


Rochester 4:30pm

Springfield Southeast


At Taylorville


Chatham Glenwood 4:30pm

Decatur MacArthur


Springfield Sacred Heart-Griffin 6:30pm



Class 4A Regional semifinal softball action today....


At Pekin


Normal West 4:30pm


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