Valerie Feldker homered while Charlie Sartoris and Bailey Coffman each contributed four hits as the Central Catholic High School softball team defeated El Paso-Gridley, 12-2, on Monday at McGraw Park.

After EPG had taken a 2-0 first-inning lead on Rachel Shaffer's two-run double, the Saints responded with a 14-hit barrage to earn their fourth win of the year against one loss.

Sartoris and Coffman both had a double among their four hits and each drove in two runs. Kayla Stenger added two hits, including a double and two RBIs. Scout Paul also had two RBIs.

Feldker's home run came with a runner aboard in the fourth inning. A five-run Saints' sixth inning brought the game to a run-rule close.

Harley Schade (2-0) gave up five hits and struck out six in posting the pitching win. Ashlyn Stone had two hits and was the losing pitcher for EPG.

Greene lifts Eureka: Morgan Greene's three-run double in the sixth inning sent Eureka to a 4-1 home win over Metamora. Greene had three of Eureka's nine hits.

Fox paces Pontiac: Amanda Fox struck out 10 in four innings in Pontiac's 11-0, six-inning road win over Tri-Valley. Addison Masching had three hits and scored three times.

Davis keys Olympia: Elizabeth Davis had a double, triple and two RBI in Olympia's 11-1, five-inning home win over Clinton.

Bargmann powers LeRoy: Tiffany Bargmann had three hits with a double, two runs scored and an RBI in LeRoy's 12-2, five-inning home win over Hoopeston Area.

Eichelberger, Fisher post win: Fisher's Sydney Eichelberger was the winning pitcher, striking out 11, and also drove in four runs with a single, double and triple in a 10-1 home win over PBL.

McAllister leads Tremont: Tremont's Paige McAllister struck out 12 and allowed one hit in four innings of a 10-0, five-inning win at Havana.

Edwards fuels Dwight: Katy Edwards had four hits, including two doubles, and drove in three runs in Dwight's 12-10 win over Fieldcrest at Minonk.


Schwab stars for Eureka: Aaron Schwab allowed one hit in six shutout innings and struck out nine as Eureka defeated visiting Olympia, 4-1.

GCMS tosses no-hitter: Braden Roesch, Nathan Garard and Ethan Garard combined on a no-hitter as GCMS defeated Hoopeston Area, 10-0, in six innings at Hoopeston.

May leads Fieldcrest: Derek May had two doubles and knocked in four runs in Fieldcrest's 15-5 home win over Dwight.


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