The Mendota softball team got right to business on Monday.
The Lady Trojans wasted little time in the Big Northern Conference crossover against Rockford Christian as MHS scored 12 runs in the first inning and seven more in the second as the Lady Trojans rolled to a 19-0 five-inning win in Mendota.
Haley Walters, Brooke Carroll and Ashlyn Kennedy — the top three hitters in the batting order — all scored three times for MHS, while Kelly Christman had three hits.
Earlville-Leland 15, LaMoille-Ohio 0
The Lady Red Raiders stayed unbeaten in Little Ten Conference play as they rolled to the win Monday in LaMoille.
Jasmine Kerley picked up the win in the circle for E-L (5-1, 5-0 LTC).
La Salle-Peru 13, Dixon 2
Tyler Brovelli had two hits and drove in three as the Cavaliers rolled to the Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference win Monday in Dixon.
Adam Happ also had two hits and two RBI for L-P (8-2, 4-0 NIB 12 West), while Kyle Jenkins added two hits and earned the win on the hill.
The three-game series is scheduled to resume at 4:30 p.m. today at Veterans Park in Peru.
IVCC 7, Waubonsee 4
Wes Hall had three hits, four RBI and scored a run as the Eagles earned the victory Monday in Sugar Grove.
Austin Duffell also had two hits and scored twice, while Scott Coutts, Matt Dresbach and Levi Ericson also had two hits.
Chris Fields recorded the win on the rubber.
The second game was canceled in the fourth inning due to rain.
Ottawa 8, Hall 0
Sophie Snyder netted a hat trick as the Lady Pirates rolled to the non-conference victory Monday at Ottawa.
Snyder scored the game’s first goal and then added two second-half goals in the rout.
Briggitte Flowers scored two goals and had an assist for the Lady Pirates, while Emma O’Dell scored twice and had three assists.
Natalie Conrad also added an unassisted goal for Ottawa, which led 3-0 at half and scored five second-half goals.
Emily Peterson made two saves in net for the Lady Pirates.
BOYS TRACK AND FIELD
The host Tigers won just three events Monday but were able to claim the rain-soaked team title at Princeton’s Ferris Invitational.
The Tigers scored 184 points to outdistance second-place Mendota (169). St. Bede finished fifth (132) and Hall was seventh (95).
Princeton’s Austen Stewart won the high jump and Drew Pranka claimed the pole vault, while PHS was also victorious in the 800-meter relay.
The Trojans were led by wins from the 3,200 and 1,600 relays as well as Jeffery Nanez in the weight throwers’ 100.
Hall’s Landon Piccatto was the area’s lone double-event winner as he won the triple jump and the 300 hurdles, while teammate Al Baldonado claimed the 3,200.
St. Bede’s Michael Slingsby picked up a win in the shot put.
GIRLS TRACK AND FIELD
Zoe Mead was a record setter at Monday’s Ferris Invitational in Princeton.
The PHS junior won both the 200 and the 800, including posting a meet record time of 2:22.07 in the 800.
The host Tigresses (111) finished fifth overall as a team behind champion Rock Falls (189). Hall was third (146), Mendota sixth (108) and St. Bede seventh (60).
Princeton’s Phoenix Smallwood also won a pair of events as she claimed the long jump and triple jump.
Hall’s Tanja Acamovic won the 100 hurdles and Brooke Keegan was victorious in the 400, while the Lady Red Devils won the 1,600 relay.
St. Bede’s Zoe Postula won the high jump, while Morgan Bosnich won the weight throwers’ 100.