Warriors Down Rock Falls, Capture Regional Title
June 1, 2014Sterling High School
Rock Falls: 1
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- Senior Karlie Mellott’s two hits Saturday give her 220 for her SHS career, which ranks 15th in IHSA history.
- Mellott cracked her 16th double of the season Saturday, breaking the SHS record of 15 set by Sarah Alderfer in 2003.
- Sophomore Erin Stroup reached base four times Saturday, raising her on-base percentage for the season to .511
- Freshman pitcher Lexi Staples picked up her 27th win of the season – 2 better than the previous school record of 25 set by Stephanie Kester in 2012.
- Sterling has won three straight softball regional championships for the first time in program history. Sterling has won a total of seven regional titles, all occurring since 2004.
- Sterling improves to 24-3 against class-3A or smaller competition this season. The Golden Warriors went 3-5 against 4A competition this season.
Marengo 3A Sectional Schedule:
Tues., 3/3/14: Sterling (27-8) Vs. Burlington-Central (23-9)
Wed., 3/4/14: Marengo (27-10) Vs. Belvidere (19-8)
Winners meet Saturday (3/7/14, 11:00 a.m.) for championship and spot in the Barrington Super-Sectional