DURAND, Ill. - South Beloit's terrific softball season came to a close in the IHSA Class 1A sectional semifinals Tuesday.
Orangeville, the fifth-ranked team in Class 1A, held the SoBos to just two hits in a 3-0 win.
Sophomore Madison Carlson more than held her own in the circle, limiting the Broncos to four hits while notching six strikeouts. Carlson and Kristina Counts had South Beloit's hits.
Orangeville scored single runs in the second, third and sixth innings to pull out the win.
• MONROE 12, BELOIT TURNER 0: The Trojans saw their season come to an end in a WIAA Division 2 regional game Tuesday in five innings at Monroe.
Monroe scored a run in the first, seven in the second and four more in the third, all while holding Turner to just three hits.
• PARVKIEW 12, CAMBRIDGE 1: The Vikings advanced to the WIAA Division 4 regional finals with a five-inning win over visiting Cambridge Tuesday.
The Vikings will play at second-seeded Johnson Creek Thursday at 5 p.m.
The Vikings scored seven runs in the second inning, two more in the third and three in the fourth.
Remington Stark went 2-for-2 at the plate with a home run and pitched a three-hitter with 11 strikeouts. Hunter Baars added a pair of hits for the Vikings including a home run.
• SOCCER: BELOIT KNITRO 10, CLINTON 0: The Knitro poured it on early and often against visiting Clinton Tuesday, finishing with a 10-0 win in 60 minutes.
The Knitro was without its two leading scorers, but the rest of the squad had no problems finding the back of the net.
Brenda Sanchez picked up a hat trick, while usual defender Brinnley Wilson scored twice, as did freshman Janessa Gama.
Marieli Perez, Emily Serviano and Meghan Drucker also scored their first career goals. Tuesday marked only the second time that Drucker came out of goal to see action on the field.
• BASEBALL: PARKER 3, BELOIT MEMORIAL 1: The Knights grabbed a 1-0 lead in the first inning, but could muster just two hits for the game in a loss Tuesday.
Jake Raisbeck and Corbin Ovist each had a hit, while Ovist and Chad Dixon combined for a solid pitching effort.
Ovist allowed three runs in five innings, while Dixon pitched the final two frames without allowing a run.
The Knights will play at Parker on Thursday.