The Jacksonville Crimsons took on Pittsfield in a non-conference matchup on Monday, May seventh. The Crimsons started the game a little slow, but in the fourth and fifth combined for eight runs on their way to a 10-0 win. Avery Dugan threw a perfect game on the mound. Dugan and Cole Reif were the only Crimsons with a multi-hit game.
The Crimsons then took on Decatur MacArthur in a close game. The Crimsons took a 3-1 lead going into the third when MacArthur scored three to take the lead. The Crimsons scored four runs and took the 7-4 win over the Generals in game one of the conference series. Dugan was the only Crimson to have a multi-hit game, while Chris Murphy, Drew Ezard, and Ryan Maul did just enough on the mound to get the win.
Jacksonville took on MacArthur in the second game of the series at home. The Crimsons got out to a 10-0 lead before MacArthur got on the board in the top half of the fifth. The Crimsons had to score one more in the bottom of the fifth to get a 11-1 win over the Generals. Four Crimson players had a multi-hit game as the Crimsons had 13 total hits. James Brammeier went the complete game, giving up one run on four hits only striking out three.
The Crimsons travelled down to St. Louis to take on Mascoutah at Busch Stadium Friday. The Crimsons struggled to score but kept things close with their defense. The Crimsons lost by a score of 3-1 in the eighth inning.
The Routt Rockets took on Beardstown to start off the week. In this one Routt never trailed and put away Beardstown in five innings with a 12-0 win.
The Rockets then took on a tough Brown County team. Brown County got on the board in the second with a run to take a lead, but Routt tied things back up in the top of the third. Routt then got two in the top of the fourth to take a 3-1 lead. The Rockets added insurance in the fourth to take a 4-1 lead and that was the final with Routt winning 4-1.
Routt then took on Calhoun in a non-conference matchup. Routt had a 5-0 lead before Calhoun scored a run. The Rockets added more in the next few innings to take an 8-3 lead in the sixth. The Rockets took this one by a score of 8-3. Ian Hayes and Drew Winters both had a three-hit game. Hunter Chumley went the distance in this one striking out eight and giving up three runs.
Routt took on Quincy Notre Dame in a close matchup. Routt scored two in the third to take a 2-0 lead. A run in the fourth and fifth for QND would tie things up, but Routt got one across in the bottom half of the fifth to take a 3-2 lead. No scoring the rest of the game led to a Routt 3-2 win.
The Trojans then took on New Berlin, Sangamo Conference Champs. New Berlin was up 12-4 going into the seventh, but then Triopia scored six runs to make it 12-10. Although the Trojans would come up short they would battle all day.
The Triopia Trojans took on Pittsfield a day after their tight game against New Berlin. Triopia continued with their bats and beat Pittsfield 12-2.
The Trojans then took on Camp Point Central. Zach Thompson doubled in the game tying run, while Garrett Snow walked things off in the bottom of the seventh 6-5. Shawn Bell got the win coming in relief. Snow would go 4-5 on the day.
The West Central Cougars took on North Greene in a high scoring contest. Several Cougars had homeruns in this on including; Gabe Cox, Aaron Brown, Blake Clayton, and Wes Hughes. These homeruns led the Cougars to a 15-10 win.
Jacksonville took on Quincy in a rivalry game. A seven run sixth inning for the Blue Devils helped them get by the Crimsons by a score of 17-2.
The Crimsons then took on Decatur MacArthur. The Crimsons were neck and neck with the Generals the whole game. The fifth inning is when it started to feel as if the Crimsons were going to pull it out. The Crimsons took game one by a score of 6-4.
In game two of the series the Crimsons relied on a big fifth and sixth inning to beat MacArthur 9-4. Arynn Learnard and Ragen Myers both had a good day at the plate, while Myers went the distance to get the win.
Jacksonville vs Routt
The Jacksonville Crimsons took on the Routt Rockets in a crosstown matchup. The Rockets got on the board early scoring a run in the first. They added two more in the fifth, and that was the only scoring in the game, Routt beat Jacksonville 3-0. Both Bella Powell and Ragen Myers threw gems, but it was Powell that came out on top throwing the complete game shutout. Myers only gave up one hit along with 3 runs.
The Rockets took on Beardstown in a non-conference matchup. Beardstown came out and scored nine runs in the first six innings of play while Routt only scored three. In the seventh Beardstown scored seven runs and took a 16-5 win over Routt.
The Rocket then took on Calhoun in a short five inning game. Calhoun came out ready to score, while Routt was unable to score all game. Calhoun took this one 10-0.
Routt vs. Triopia
The Routt Rockets took on Triopia in a rivalry game. Triopia had the lead the entire game after putting up a five spot in the first, but a seven run seventh for the Rockets helped push them past Triopia by a score of 9-6.
Triopia vs Jacksonville
The Triopia Trojans then took on Jacksonville in a non-conference matchup. The Trojans scored early and often in this one having a three-run lead before the Crimsons could blink. After a two spot in the fifth for the Crimsons the Trojans offense got back into business scoring five runs to give the Trojans an 8-2 win.
The Triopia Trojans played a double header against Pittsfield in a non-conference matchup. The Trojans got two runs in the first, but Pittsfield got two in the third to tie things up. The Trojans then scored a run in the fourth and fifth to give the Trojans a big enough lead for them to come out with a 4-2 win. In game two of the double header Pittsfield won 3-2. The Trojans scored first, but Pittsfield battled back with a two run fourth inning.
The West Central Cougars took on Payson to open the week. The game was extremely close throughout the whole game. Payson was at the plate in the bottom of the seventh with the score tied at four, and they pulled through scoring a run for the 5-4 win over the Cougars.
The Cougars then took on New Berlin. The Cougars showed up ready to play as they led a majority of this game. The Cougars won 13-3 in six innings.
The last game of the week for the Cougars was against Camp Point Central. Camp point Central scored two runs in the third and that is all they needed as the Panthers won by a score of 2-0.
The Crimsons took on Decatur MacArthur in conference matchup where they won 9-0. Goals were scored by; Emma Rhea, Bethany Pohlman, Alyssa Miller, Kennedy Hymes (2), and Morgan Suttles (2).
The Crimsons took on Civic Memorial in Regional play. A goal by Civic Memorial made all the difference and beat the Crimsons 1-0. The Crimsons finished the season 6-11-1.