Piper Hansen, 8, of Princeton had a memorable trip to Florida playing in the USSSA All-American Softball Games in Viera, Fla.
She played second base, shortstop and center field for the Great Lakes American 9U team, which went 3-3 for the week. Hanson was 4 for 11 with two walks, six RBIs, four stolen bases and three runs scored.
Hansen also got to attend a professional softball game between the USSSA Pride vs. the Beijing Eagles.
Spring Creek hole in one
SPRING VALLEY — Billy Crowley of Peoria shot a hole-in-one on the 140-yard No 18 hole at Spring Creek Saturday. He was using a pitching wedge.
It was witnessed by Bobby Metzinger of Atlanta, Jack Crowley of Elmhurst and Casey Redington of Peoria.