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UNDATED - In 1A games last night, Odin held off Patoka 9-8.  Devin Williams doubled and homered while ddriving in 3 runs for the Eagles while Gavein Wood singled and doubled, and Dawson Williams had an RBI single.  Gavin Mereith, Seth Nix and Devin Williams combined to pitch for the 21-5 Eagles who advance to Saturday's title game at 10am versus the winner of Lebanon and Mulberry Grove.  

Cisne knocked off Red Hill at Edwards County 9-4, Oblong beat the hosts at Dieterich 9-1, 3rd seed Altamont upset #2 North Clay at Louisville 8-6.  Today in more regional semifinal games, Lebanon will host Mulberry Grove while New Athens takes on Okawville at Marissa.  

    In 2A regional semifinal play today, Trenton Wesclin takes on Metro East Lutheran at Dupo, Breese Central takes on Carlyle at Greenville while at Red Bud it's Waterloo Gibault and Chester.  Last night, Althoff knocked off the hosts at Dupo 3-2, DuQuoin defeated West Frankfort 12-2 at home, 4th seeded Greenville knocked off top-seed Mater Dei at the Greenville Regional 10-5, Flora beat Newton 3-1 at Lawrenceville, and Nashville beat the hosts at Red Bud 10-0. 


SALEM - The Salem Wildcats dropped their home game with Carbondale on Thursday afternoon 16-2.  Five Lady Wildcat errors hurt their chances as the Lady Terriers scored 5 times in the second, five more in the fourth and six times in the sixth for their runs.  At the plate for Salem, freshman Hannah Minton had a hit and an RBI, junior Megan Molenhour also drove in a run with a hit.  Ashley West and Olivia Chaplin added hits and Kelly Sager was 2-3.  

    In small school regional play, the Odin Lady Eagles fell to Woodlawn 16-0.  Bailey Spears and Bailey Phipps had the only 2 hits for the Eagles who finished the season at 13-11.  

    In 2A, Fairfield got 12 strikeouts and a no hitter from Sabrina Seitzinger in their 2-0 win over Lawrenceville.  Red Bud defeated Chester at Nashville 5-3, Paris 7-2 winners over Newton.  Today in regional semifinals, Benton takes on Harrisburg at Eldorado while at Vienna it will be Johnston City and Anna Jonesboro. 


UNDATED - Class 2A Soccer regional championships will be held today.  A Carbondale it will be the host Lady Terriers taking on Marion at 7pm tonight.  Waterloo will host Triad at 5pm for their title.  

    In Class 1A, tonight is the Sectional championships with Alton Marquette taking on Waterloo Gibault at 6pm tonight at Columbia.  


SALEM LITTLE LEAGUE - In Major's play, the IGA Yankees defeated the Minor League Royals 10-0 in five innings.  Quentin Purcell threw 5 no-hit innings with 13 strikeouts.  He also led the way at the late with a home run, a single and 3 RBIs.  The Yankee's Beau Jolliff was 3-3 with an RBI, Aden Susmena had 2 doubles, Jacob Koehnke had a double and drove in a run.  Logan Niepoetter had a single and RBI and Daniyal Islam had a single.  

    Peoples Bank earned a win over the Molenhour Construction A's.  Keeghan Parrish was 3-4 at the plate for the Tigers with 5 RBI and 2 runs scored.  AJ Condiff drove in his first run of the season and scored, Ethan Olzey added a hit and Aiden Dodson had 2 hits and a run while Eli Rose had a hit and scored twice.  On the mound, Chase Dodson was the winning pitcher going 4.2 and striking out 8.  Parrish worked the final 1.1 for the save.  For the A's at the plate, Trent Boles and Eli Whitworth had hits and Houston Sellers went 2-3.  

    In Minor's play, the Americana Tigers knocked off the Elk's Rockies 10-4 with 4 Tigers' pitchers combining for a 2-hitter.  Jalen Inlow struck out 4 in the first two innings, Daniel Wilkins struck out 4 over the next 2, Keaton Gullion struck out 2 and Landin Binnion also added a strike out in each of their first times on the mound.  At the plate, Gullion walked and scored 3 times with an RBI, Jonathan Wilkins drove in 4 runs going 2-2, Daniel Wilkins also was 2-2 with an RBI.  Also driving in runs for the Tigers were Cooper Lobek & Binnion, Aden Rose tripled, and Dakota Bender scored.  For the Rockies, Eli Lograsso and Parker Findlay had the hits.  Heydin Hopkins had an RBI.

    The Squib Tank Royals defeated the Hunter Law Yankees 4-3 on a walk-off base hit from Brenan Lux.  Tanner Ballard earned the win on the mound working 2.2 innings.  Seth Ulrey singled and Jon Bursott scored 2 runs including the winning run.  Ryan Detering pitched 3 innings and tripled for the Yankees. 


MARION - The Salem Wildcats lost more than just a 13-1 decision at Marion yesterday as staff ace left-hander Riley Martin was hurt running the bases.  He will undergo tests this week to see the extent of the injury.  In the game, Marion jumped on top of Salem with 7 runs in the first and 5 more in the second inning.  Adam Bunnell took the loss on the mound.  At the plate, Salem had 4 hits with Brock Irwin and Dakota McDaneld doubled, Brock Irwin had a single and stole a base and Mason McIntosh had an RBI hit.  Salem is 18-11 and will have today off before hosting Effingham tomorrow for a double header.  Salem will honor their seniors between games.  

    The 1A regional semifinals will begin today.  At Louisville it will be the top-seeded South Central Cougars taking on Brownstown at 4:30.  St Anthony takes on Beecher City at Dieterich and Odin opens with Patoka at Lebanon.  

    In 2A regional semifinals today, Althoff plays the hosts at Dupo, Benton and Zeigler play at DuQuoin, Greenville hosts Mater Dei, Teutopolis plays Robinson at Lawrenceville followed by Flora and Newton, and Nashville opens with the hosts at Red Bud. 

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