The Golden Warriors clinched at least of tie for their 8th straight conference championship with a 3-0 8-inning win at LaSalle-Peru Monday.
The game was scoreless through regulation before the Golden Warriors (17-8, 9-2) broke through in the top of the 8th. With one out, Hannah Kessler singled and stole second. Kessler then scored the first run of the game on Lexy Staples’ double. Grace and Gretchen Gould would also drive in runs during the frame.
Jayme Eilers (7-3) was the winning pitcher, allowing five hits and striking out nine.