Lady Royals win regional

WIN REGIONAL–The Lady Royals of Red Bud Elementary won the Waterloo regional last week after defeating Waterloo 7-5 in the championship game. The team advances to the SIJHSAA state tournament and is scheduled to play a quarter final game against Murphysboro on Oct. 7. Pictured in front, from left: Kiersten Wegener, Tess Simpson, Morgan Meek, Ava Wagner, Josie Bast, Addy Duncan, Addi Tallman and Brooke Grohmann. In back: Coach Boeving, Coach Wallace, Kendra Ehret, Rosezona Surman, Olivia Geralds, Jeda Friess, Lydia Koesterer, Jessa Becker, Emma Carter, Peyton Dressel and Coach Ringering.

The Red Bud Elementary Lady Royals softball team is headed to the SIJHSAA state tournament after winning the Waterloo regional last week. 

In the semi-final game, the team defeated Millstadt 12-2 behind the strong hitting of Lydia Koesterer (3 for 3), Tess Simpson (2 for 3) and Jessa Becker (2 for 3). Olivia Geralds allowed only two runs, both unearned, on five hits for the victory.

For more on the Lady Royals, please see this week’s print edition.