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7/14/2014 10:37:00 AM
Roundup: Peru Little League softball falls at state

NT Sports Staff

The Peru All-Star team lost twice Saturday to be eliminated from the Little League Softball state tournament in Melrose Park.

In its opener, Peru lost 17-16 to Evergreen Park in seven innings.

Peru fell behind 14-2 and trailed 16-10 entering the sixth inning before rallying to force extra innings.

Kamryn Olson smacked a grand slam and finished with four runs and four RBIs.
Emma Happ also belted a home run and finished with two RBIs and four runs. Kalie Cocanour went 3-for-4 with three runs and a pair of RBIs.

Peru lost 11-1 to Beardstown in its second game to be eliminated from the tournament.

Spring Valley loses at Intermediate state
The Spring Valley Intermediate baseball team lost 18-4 to Warren Park on Sunday in its first game at the state tournament in Alsip.

Spring Valley will face Evergreen Park at 6 tonight in an elimination game. Evergreen Park lost 5-3 to Naperville National on Sunday.

Peru, Mendota to play for 9-10 title
The Peru and Mendota 9-and-10-year-old softball teams will play at 6 tonight for the District 20 title at Strouss Park in Mendota.

Peru reached the final with a 6-1 victory over Mendota on Saturday.

Mendota bounced back with a 7-4 victory over Spring Valley on Sunday to reach the title series.

10-11 District 20  tournament opens
The 10-and-11-year-old District 20 baseball tournament opened with four games over the weekend.

On Saturday, La Salle edged Peru 8-7 and Ottawa American rolled past Ottawa National 17-4.

La Salle and Ottawa American will play at 6 tonight.

On Sunday, Spring Valley cruised past Bi-County 11-2 and Streator routed Mendota 12-2.

Spring Valley and Streator will play at 7:30 tonight.

In the loser’s bracket, Ottawa National and Peru will play at 6 p.m. Tuesday, while Bi-County and Mendota will play at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

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