Youth league games from Monday
Bank of Pontiac and Route 66 Nutrition played to a 4-4 tie in Little League play on Monday.
Route 66 Nutrition got on the board in the top of the first inning with two runs off BOP starter Camden Fenton. Bank of Pontiac responded with a tally against Cayden Masching in the bottom of the first.
Another run in the top of the third inning pushed the Route 66 lead back to two runs, but BOP had an answer in the bottom of the fourth with a run. Bank of Pontiac then took a 4-3 lead with a pair of markers in the fifth.
A run in the sixth for Route 66 Nutrition forged a 4-4 tie, where it stayed.
Fenton and P VonHolten threw three innings each for BOP. Fenton fanned eight and VonHolten set down six on strikes.
Myles Gilliam had two hits and drove in a run while Fenton had a two-base hit and RBI. Michael Hendershott also had a base hit for BOP.
Tommy Oestman had a triple, single and RBI for Route 66. Justin Tovrea tripled and Camden Gillette doubled and had a run batted in.
Masching and Tovrea each struck out four in their respective two innings on the bump. Oestman struck out two and Zechariah Landstrom had three strikeouts.
Driscoll 18, First Financial 6
Driscoll Motors had an 11-run inning and went on to post an 18-6 victory over First Financial Monday.
First Financial scored five runs in the top of the first inning but Driscoll began its comeback with two runs in the bottom of the inning. Then came the 11-run second as Driscoll took a 13-5 lead.
Five runs in the last of the third ended the game for Driscoll, who allowed a run in the top of the frame.
Parker Brock led Driscoll with two doubles, a single and four runs batted in. Cole Kuerth had three doubles and drove in three runs and Izaiah W collected two doubles and three RBIs. Wyatt Berry doubled and had three RBIs and Henry DeYoung and Liam Reilly each singled and drove in a run.
Clayton Shaver struck out three while DeYoung fanned two and Reilly pitched for Driscoll.
Boden Brooks tripled and drove in a run and Jacob Fogarty doubled and had an RBI. Carter Dronenberg also doubled for First Financial.
Country 14, Pontiac Police 4
A nine-run second inning insured a victory for Country Financial, who defeated Pontiac Police 14-4.
PPD scored in the bottom of the first and then Country erupted for nine runs in the top of the second. Pontiac Police scored three runs in the second but Country responded with a five-run third.
Johnny Finnegan had two hits and drove in two runs for Country Financial. Ryson Eilts had a hit and two RBIs and Jack Demopoulos had a hit and RBI. Duncan Eilts drove in two runs while Sean Finnegan, Cole Marsack and Tristan Bednar each drove in one run.
Jackson Crawford had a double and two RBIs while Carson Walker had a base hit for Pontiac Police. Crawford and Walker each fanned three while Kylar Sorensen had two punchouts for PPD’s pitching.
IAWC 6, Precision Application 3
Hayden DuVall and Mason Schlosser held Precision Application to four hits as Illinois American Water Corp. posted a 6-3 win.
Schlosser fanned seven in relief of DuVall, who struck out five for IAWC.
DuVall had two doubles while Schlosser and Anderson Horning each had a hit and RBI. Alex McMeen had a hit and Brayden Stroh drove in a run.
Chayse Knobbe and Trevor McCoy combined to allow just five hits in taking the loss. McCoy fanned three and Knobbe had one strikeout.
Austin Scott had a hit and RBI and Jonathan Cassady doubled for Precision. Charlie Sipe and McCoy each singled.
Fraher Ford got on top early and did not allow Selig Group to score in claiming an 8-0 win in Peanut league play Monday.
Fraher scored three times in the first inning and added five runs in the third for the win.
Aden Brummel homered and doubled for Fraher Ford, and Marco Casillas had a home run. Evan Wolfe had a double and single while Jackson Dukes also had two hits. Cale Christensen doubled and Jace Bauman, Wyatt Williams and Atticus Dukes each singled.
Hudson Simmons tripled and Ben Melchers doubled for Selig.