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Sports Roundup -- 6/1/10
High School Baseball

>Class 3A

@ East Peoria Sectional:

Galesburg, coming off its first regional championship in four years, is gearing up for another win-or-go home game.

The Silver Streaks (24-13) have won nine straight games, including victories against East Peoria in the semifinals and Limestone in the championship game of the Limestone Regional. The Streaks advanced to the East Peoria Sectional with the wins and will face Metamora Wednesday afternoon (weather permitting) at 4:00 in the first semifinal game.

Metamora (24-13) owns a win against Galesburg, 5-3 back on April 16th. The Redbirds advanced by winning the Washington Regional.

The second semifinal game Wednesday at 6:30 p-m features Western Big Six champ Rock Island taking on Streator.

The winners play for the sectional championship Saturday at Noon. The winner of the East Peoria Sectional meets the DeKalb Sectional champ in the Rock Island Supersectional next Monday at 5:00 Augustana College.

@ DeKalb Sectional:

DaKalb plays Sycamore at 4:00 Wednesday in the first semifinal game.

Burlington Central squares off against Aurora Marmion at 4:30 Thursday afternoon in the other semifinal.

-The winners play in the sectional title game Saturday at 11 a-m for a spot in the Rock Island Supersectional.

>Class 2A

@ State Finals - Joliet's Silver Cross Field:

Elmhurst Immaculate Conception meets Teutopolis at 3 p-m Friday in the first semifinal

Harrisburg and IVC square off in the second semifinal at 5:00

-The Class 2A Third Place game is Saturday at 3 p-m followed by the championship game at 6 p-m.

>Class 1A

@ State Finals - Joliet's Silver Cross Field:

Downs Tri-Valley plays Goreville Friday at 10 a-m in the first semifinal game

Lebanon meets Elgin Westminster Christian at Noon in the second semifinal

-The Class 1A state championship game is Saturday at Noon. The Third Place game is before that at 9 a-m.

High School Softball

>Class 1A

@ State Finals - EastSide Centre in East Peoria:

United gets a third straight showdown with Cobden Friday at 9 a-m in the state semifinals. Cobden has beaten United the last two years in the championship game.

Serena plays Lebanon in the other state semifinal game Friday at Noon.

-The Class 1A championship game is Saturday at Noon. The Third place game is at 9 a-m Saturday.

>Class 2A

@ State Finals - EastSide Centre in East Peoria:

Johnston City will take on Morrison Friday night at 7:00 in the second semifinal game.

The other semifinal game pits Coal City against Alton Marquette in Friday's first semifinal at 4:30. Alton Marquette beat Sherrard (30-7) 6-5 in nine innings Tuesday in the Athens Supersectional.

-The Class 2A Third Place game is at 4:30 p-m Saturday. The championship game follows.
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