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May 11, 2014

Metro/Prep roundup: Pomeroys play national finals opener today

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods opens play today at the United States Collegiate Athletic Association softball national tournament in Akron, Ohio, with a 6 p.m. game against either Penn State-Mont Alto or Concordia-Alabama.

Seeded first in the nine-team tourney, the Pomeroys will meet the winner of an earlier game between the No. 8 and No. 9 seeds.

Riverton Parke graduate Sarah Burnham is a top-five USCAA leader in triples (5), doubles (19), hits (53) and at-bats (139) and leads the SMWC offense, while Brooke Jordan is third among USCAA pitchers in wins (14) and strikeouts (125).

The tournament runs through Wednesday at Firestone Stadium on the campus of Akron University.  

In high school softball:

• Warriors go 2-1 — At Decatur, Ill., Casey won two of three games Saturday at the CIGS Showcase. The Warriors play today at Olney with first place in the Little Illini Conference on the line.

Shelbyville                                                   000    031    0    —    4    8    2

Casey                                                          021    003    x    —    6    12    1

W — L.Black. L — Boone.

Highlights — For Casey, Jordan Disch was 3 for 4 with a double and 2 runs; Maleah Neal 3 for 5 with a double and 2 RBI; Saidee Brandenburg 2 for 3 with 2 runs; and Sarah Kuhn 2 for 3 with 2 RBI.

Casey                                                          000    000    0    —    0    4    6

Springfield Sacred Heart-Griffin                    104    000    x    —    5    6    0

W — unavilable. L — L.Black.

Highlights — For Casey, Maleah Neal and Brigette Belt were both 1 for 3 with a double.

Moweaqua Central A&M                               000    023    0    —    5    8    2

Casey                                                          007    130    x    —    11    11    3

W — Cutright. L — unavailable.

Highlights — For Casey, winning pitcher Conner Cutright was 3 for 3 with a double, 2 runs and 2 RBI; Brigette Belt 2 for 3 with a double, 2 runs and 2 RBI; Saidee Brandenburg 2 for 4; Maleah Neal 2 for 5 with 2 runs; and Lexi Black 1 for 3 with 2 runs.

Next — Casey (17-11) plays today at Olney.

• Marshall 5, Edwards County 4 — The Lions improved to 14-10 for the season and 7-3 in the Little Illini Conference on Saturday.

Winning pitcher Addie Grooms was 3 for 4 with two RBI; Cheyenne Thompson 2 for 4 with a homer, a double and three runs; and Madison McNeely 2 for 4 with two RBI.


• Pairings set — Schedules and pairings have been set for the Illinois High School Association softball and baseball regional tournaments.

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