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|Local Sports Preview -- 5/31/10
|HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL
United (27-4) takes on the Forreston Lady Cardinals (24-13) Monday in the IHSA Class 1A Softball Super-Sectional hosted at Orion High School. First pitch is at 12 noon. (Rain date is Tuesday at 4:30pm.) The winner moves on to the state finals in East Peoria and will take on the winner of the Fairfield Super-Sectional between Toledo Cumberland and Cobden. United got past Illini Bluffs 2-1 in 9 innings Saturday in the Knoxville Sectional.
At Raymond, Lewistown (23-10) will take on Lebanon (33-4) in a Class 1A Super-Sectional match-up, with a 1pm first pitch Monday. It's the first time Lewistown has made the Elite Eight. The winner takes on the champion of the Gibson City Super-sectional between Downs Tri-Valley and Serena in the State Tournament at East Peoria.
HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL
The Class 2A Super-Sectional at Rock Island High School pits Chillicothe IVC (31-5) versus Rockford Lutheran (18-10) Monday at 1pm. The winner will go to the state finals in Joliet against the winner of the Sauget Super-Sectional between Greenville and Harrisburg.