Youth leagues

    Sturms Seeds and Lyons-Sullivan Realty each posted shutouts in Rookie Miss softball Wednesday at the Rec-Plex.
    Also reporting were two Little League contests and a Little Miss softball game.
Sturms Seeds 2, Good Times Limo 0
    Four players had two hits apiece in leading Sturms Seeds to a 2-0 win over Good Times Limo. Maggie Crawford led the Sturms offense with a double, single and run batted in. Susan Berry also had two hits and drove in a run. Kira Johnson and Ruby Sturms collected two hits apiece and Tinley Henson contributed a base hit.
    Natalie Miller led the Good Times Limo offense with two hits. Anna Gall had one hit.
Lyons-Sullivan 14, Suzi Q’s 0
    Lyons-Sullivan Realty remained unbeaten after five players collected three hits in a 14-0 win over Suzi Q’s.
    Lily Sipe had a triple and two singles as Lyons-Sullivan collected 21 base hits. Brenna Burgess-Lang and Syndel Hicks each had a double and two singles while Aubrey Thompson and Madison Hahn had three singles apiece. Abbie Rapp and Harper Francis each stroked two singles while Maya Ray and Emma Mercer had one hit apiece.
    Isabella Hinz and Amelia Maier had two hits each for Suzi Q’s. Contributing one hit apiece were Payton Rodgers, Grace Murphy, Alyza Steidinger, Ava Metz, Haylee O’Neal and Kenzie Fetgetter.
Little Miss
Clark Hose 12, Old Log Cabin 5
    Clark Hose defeated Old Log Cabin 12-5 in Little Miss play, and did so by out hitting OLC 12-5.
    Leah Wilson led the Clark Hose hit parade with three hits. Kori Johnson chalked up two doubles while Hailey Shelton had a double and single. Kora Edens checked in with two singles. Aubrey Edens had a two-base hit with Taylor Henson and Natalie Taylor each getting one hit.
    Brynn Runyon, Neveah Vogt, Camille Bohm, Mallory Masching and Trinity Miller had one hit each for Old Log Cabin.
Little League
Route 66 Nutrition 9, Bank of Pontiac 8
    Route 66 Nutrition scored all its runs in the first two innings and then had to fend a late rally to edge Bank of Pontiac 9-8.
    A three-run first inning game Route 66 the lead early. Bank of Pontiac got a run back in the top of the second, but Route 66 had an answer.
    Carlito Lattin led off the bottom of the second for Route 66 by reaching on an error. Another error and two walks, the second to Cayden Masching, forced Lattin home. Justin Tovrea and Tommy Oestmann had back-to-back singles as the lead grew to 7-1. Base hits by Camden Gillette and Aiden Wink drove in runs as the margin grew to 9-1.
    Bank of Pontiac took a huge step at getting back in the game in the fourth inning by scoring five runs. A walk to Michael Hendershott opened the inning and Camden Fenton followed with a triple. He scored when Peyton Von Holten reached on an error. An error with on out allowed another run to score and Kolin Cox singled to bring in Colin Kristich. Cox scored to make it 9-6 on an error.
    Fenton got things rolling in the fifth by drawing a leadoff walk. It was the first of three straight free passes for BOP. Fenton scored on a passed ball before Aaron Verdun walked, and Kristich’s grounder to short allowed Von Holten to score to make it 9-8.
    Dylan Verdun had an infield single with two outs but Zechariah Landstrom got a strikeout to end the inning.
    Tovrea led the Route 66 Nutrition offense with two hits and two runs batted in. Masching had a double while Oestmann had a hit and two RBIs. Gillette and Wink each singled.
    Route 66 used five pitchers for the win. Tovrea struck out two as the starter. Masching was next and fanned one. Nolan Mennenga struck out two and Oestmann had one punch out before Landstron closed the door with three strikeouts.
    Fenton tripled and Von Holten, Cox and Dylan Verdun each singled for Bank of Pontiac. Von Holten struck out four as the BOP starter. Fenton fanned nine over the final three frames.
IAWC 11, Precision Application 7
    A seven-run inning broke a tie game and vaulted Illinois American Water Company to an 11-7 victory over Precision Application.
    Precision scored three runs in the top of the forth inning to tie the game at 4-4. IAWC answered with its seven runs in the bottom of the frame to take the lead for good.
    Patience was key as IAWC drew two walks before Alex McMeen singled to load the bases. Walks to Owen Stroh and Shannon Law forced in two runs and IAWC was in the lead for good.
    A walk and a Hayden DuVall single after the first out added two more runs. Mason Schlosser singled and Trenton Blackwell walked to force in the final tworuns and make it 11-4.
    Precision Application tried to get back into it with two runs in the fifth inning and one more in the sixth.
    Schlosser and Anderson Horning each had a hit and two runs batted in for IAWC. DuVall, Brayden Stroh, McMeen and Law had one hit each.
    DuVall struck out five as the IAWC starter on the bump. Horning had four Ks and Schlosser struck out three.
    Austin Scott started for Precision Application, striking out four in three frames. Chayse Knobbe fanned five in relief.
    Knobbe had a double and single while Trevor McCoy and Jon Cassady each collected two hits for Precision. Andrew Lauritsen and Scott had one hit apiece.