Baseball

The Tigers had a series with the Coal City Coalers to start the week and fell short in both games. Unfortunately, the Tigers were not up to the task and lost both games, the first one being 18-0. Herscher failed to have a baserunner before the game was mercifully over in 4 innings. An attempt at revenge was short-lived as the Tigers fell in the sequel 14-1. Tyler Murray and Cody Lunsford were the lone bright spots for the Tigers each picking up a hit for the only two hits the Tigers recorded. Cody Lunsford hit a homerun in the fourth inning for the lone Tiger run.

A quick rebound awaited the Tigers as they hosted the Watseka Warriors and found a 12-5 win awaiting them. The game was tied at 2 through the top half of the fourth. However, from there it was all Tigers as they scored 10 runs to coast to their victory. Joe Holohan had 3 hits on the day to go along with 4 RBI. Landon Schultz also collected two hits and two RBIs on the afternoon.

A trip to Pontiac to square off with the Indians is how the Tigers ended their week. A 2-1 game was in favor of the Tigers for 6 innings. Unfortunately, the game is 7 innings, and the Tigers lost their lead and the game in the bottom of the 7th inning. Clay Schultz was the star for the Tigers collecting 2 hits and going 6 and 1/3rd inning on the mound. Schultz gave up 7 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out two. Joe Holohan also had two hits on the afternoon including a homerun.

Softball

A Tigers matchup vs the Coal City Coalers saw the Tigers come from behind in truly dramatic fashion to earn the victory, 12-8. The Tigers were trailing to start the 7th inning however, they were just getting started as they scored 5 runs in their half of the inning to win. Zoey Fleischauer homered and drove in 5 runs on the afternoon as Anistin Hackley earned the victory on the pitching mound. The Following day saw a far less dramatic game as the Tigers cruised to a 13-3 victory.

A 6-4 victory over the Reed Custer Comets improved the Tigers conference record to a perfect 9-0 record and 14-5-1 overall. Zoey Fleischauer was once again the star of the show earning the victory on the mound and hitting a two-run homer. Allison Hassett contributed two hits and two RBI on the afternoon.

Soccer

The Lady Tigers had a fairly light week with only two games as their season ends and won one and lost one. Herscher traveled to Bloomington to battle with Bloomington Central Catholic and lost 1-0. The Tigers battled very tough against one of the best teams in 1A girls soccer.

The Tigers followed up their loss by clinching conference with their 2-0 win over the Peotone Blue Devils. Kaitlyn Borschnack and Elise Kukuck each scored a goal to lead the Tigers to victory. However, Tiger keeper Rourke Zigrossi was the player of the match posting the shutout and an unbelievable 15 saves in net.