The Casting Comets had a productive weekend. Blake Glad and Will Ritze took first in another Illinois Bass Nation tournament on Saturday. Then the Comets followed up with a great showing at the IHSA sectionals on Braidwood Lake. The boat team of John Koerner, Sergei Murrell, Jackson Lambert, and John Hunt took 4th with 9lbs 7oz, and the boat team of Blake Gad, Will Ritze, and Ryan Cavanaugh took 2nd place with 11lbs 13oz. Blake, Will and Ryan have advanced to the state tournament next week at Carlyle Lake.
The JV Lady Comets improved to 6-5 defeating Herscher in 5 innings yesterday by a score of 22-5. Leading the offense was Emily Mazon. She went 3 for 4 with 5RBIs. Also getting multiple hits for the Comets were Kendall Scasny, Hannah Coster, Naomi Gomez, Maddie McPherson, Natalie Bragg and Allie Shaw.
Do you need still need community service hours for graduation? The historical society is looking for volunteers for cleanup, landscaping, and general help around the depot on May 12 around 10am. For more details, you can read about it in next week’s Braidwood Journal.
Varsity softball defeated Wilmington last night with a score of 10-7. Leading the way offensively was Haley Mazon who went 4-4 at the plate. Antoinette Hill got the win for the Comets, striking out 10 batters!