Sophomore Jayme Eilers threw a "perfect" perfect game Wednesday, leading the Golden Warriors to a 10-0 win over Dixon in the IHSA 3A Rock Falls Regional semifinals.
Eilers faced 15 batters in the run-rule shortened game and struck out all 15. She has thrown two perfect games and one no-hitter so far this season.
Offensively, sophomore Jordan Thormeyer had two-hits (a double and triple) and drove in three runs, Hannah Kessler homered and scored three runs, while Lexy Staples and Oliva Edmondson each drove in a pair.
Sterling (22-11), winners of 16 of their last 20 games, faces Stillman Valley (28-4) or Rock Falls (22-11) for the regional championship Saturday at 11:00 a.m.