Jordan Wheeler, Blue Ridge Softball Recover from GCMS Loss

MACKINAW, Ill. -- The Lady Knights returned to the winners' circle Tuesday, defeating the Deer Creek-Mackinaw Chiefs 5-2 to improve their record to 13-3 overall and 3-1 in the Heart of Illinois Conference.

Fresh off her pitching matchup with Illinois State-bound Regan Romshek, Jordan Wheeler resumed her dominating ways on the mound. She struck out 14 Dee-Mack hitters while allowing two runs on only five hits and one walk in a complete game to increase her pitching record to 9-2.

Blue Ridge was led by Hannah Mattingly at the plate. She hit a home run and batted in three runs while batting 1-for-3.

Jamison Brandt contributed by hitting 2-for-3. Marcie Crawford batted 1-for-4 with a double and Paige Weidner recorded an RBI while going 1-for-3 at the plate.

Blue Ridge Baseball Loses to Dee-Mack

A complete-game gem by the Chiefs' Grant Anderson doomed the Knights, as they lost to Dee-Mack 6-1.

Anderson allowed a run on only four hits. With the loss, Blue Ridge falls to 5-7 overall and 1-3 in the Heart of Illinois Conference.

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