Erie-Prophetstown opened the softball season by scoring nine runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to rally past Polo 13-6 on Monday in Prophetstown.
Down 6-4 entering the sixth, the Panthers tied it, then got an RBI from Addyson Scott to take the lead.
Scott was 3-for-4 with three RBIs. Calisa Steel also drove in three runs and Jasmyn Van Horn drove in two.
Becca Wagner homered for the Marcos and drove in two runs.
Nicole Boelens had a pair of hits, including a triple.
Corrie Remley earned the win in relief of Steel, pitching three innings and allowing two runs. Wagner took the loss, striking out three in six innings.
Erie-Prophetstown 11, Polo 0, 6 inn.: The Panthers no-hit the Marcos in a nonconference game played at TBK Bank Sports Complex in Bettendorf, Iowa.
E-P scored eight runs in the bottom of the fourth inning, and three more in the fifth. Harrison Ames, Erik Daubman Jr. and Jacob Ryan each had two hits, and Ryan drove in three runs. Travis Coleman stuck out four in four innings of work, and Evan Camper struck out three in relief.
Ramsey Shroyer stuck out three in 2 2/3 innings for Polo, and Tucker Mumford went two innings on the mound.
Elgin Larkin 7, Sterling 1: The Golden Warriors fell to the Royals in their third game of the DeKalb Barbfest.
Maddie Gasso scored off a corner kick, as Tiara Munoz collected the assist.
Iowa 106, Illinois 101: All-Stars from Iowa held off players from Illinois in a high-scoring affair at Augustana College’s Carver Center in Rock Island.
Sterling’s Aidan Shore went 7-for-10 from the field for 14 points, and he also grabbed eight rebounds for the Illinois squad.
Erie-Prophetstown’s Josh Hammer added nine points, two rebounds and three assists.
Bureau Valley’s Kale Barnett stuffed the stat sheet with five points, four rebounds, three assists and five steals. Rock Falls’ Cade Nailor grabbed two rebounds, but was held scoreless.
Iowa 60, Illinois 56: All-Stars from Iowa topped players from Illinois at Augustana’s Carver Center.
Morrison’s Peyton Tegeler and Bureau Valley’s Saige Barnett were part of the Illinois team, with each grabbing four rebounds. Tegeler added four points, while Barnett was held scoreless, though she did lead the Illinois side with three assists.
Bettendorf’s Kylie Wroblewski led the Iowans with 11 points. Alleman’s DeAjah Woods scored 12 for Illinois.