HHS rips Hampshire for regional crown

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BELVIDERE, Ill. - The Hononegah softball team is once again a regional champion.

The Indians defeated Hampshire 5-2 Thursday in the IHSA Class 4A regional title game, hosted by Belvidere North. It's the first regional title for the Indians since 2014.

Hononegah will face the winner of McHenry and Fox Lake Grant Tuesday in Hampshire at 4:30 p.m.

In Thursday's game, senior pitcher Ashton Melaas went the distance, allowing just four hits and finishing with 11 strikeouts to earn the victory.

Kendall Johnson had two hits, scored a pair of runs and drove in one as well. The Indians also took advantage of five Hampshire errors.

The Indians were up 3-2 in the fifth inning when Brooke Wintlend hit a two-run single to make it 5-2.

• JOHNSON CREEK 9, PARKVIEW 5: The Vikings saw their season come to an end in the WIAA Division 4 regionals with a loss to rival Johnson Creek.

The Vikings led 5-3 after five innings, but the Vikings scored six runs (all unearned) in the sixth inning to rally for the win.

Lauren Hammes finished with three hits for the Vikings, while Hunter Baars went 2-for-4 with a double. Remington Stark finished with nine strikeouts.

• BASEBALL: BIG FOOT 3, WHITEWATER 0: The seventh-seeded Chiefs upset second-seeded Whitewater Thursday afternoon after receiving a four-hit shutout by pitcher Jack Hereley.

Hereley struck out five and walked just one to earn the victory, while also driving in a run at the plate.

The Chiefs will play at Jefferson Tuesday.

• PARKVIEW 10, CLINTON 0: The Vikings advanced to the second round of the WIAA Division 4 playoffs with a win over the Cougars Thursday.

Eli Hoscheit pitched all five innings and allowed just one hit while driving in two runs at the plate in the victory. Hoscheit struck out six and walked just one while going a perfect 3-for-3 at the plate.

The Vikings scored single runs in the first and second innings before piling on five in the third, two in the fourth and one in the fifth to end the game.

Parkview finished with 12 hits, including two by Maverick Kundert, Caylor Burns and Conner Simonsen.

Grant Howard had the only hit for the Cougars (2-20).

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