WATSEKA -- The Paxton-Buckley-Loda junior varsity softball team won 1-0 in a three-inning game on Tuesday, April 2, over Watseka.

On the mound, Mallorie Ecker pitched a one-hit shutout, striking out six batters and walking none.

Lorena Arnett singled to lead off the first inning before Jolee Hastings doubled to right field to send Arnett across home plate for the lone run of the game.

Arnett finished the game hitting 2-for-2.

On Wednesday, March 27, a four-inning game between PBL and Monticello ended in a 4-4 tie.

Christina White hit 2-for-2 with four RBIs while Arnett hit 2-for-3. On the mound, Emma Steiner struck out seven batters and walked two while allowing four runs -- one earned -- on three hits.

TUESDAY, April 2

JUNIOR VARSITY

PBL 1, Watseka 0

PBL 100 -- 1 3 2

WAT 000 -- 0 1 0

W -- Mallorie Ecker, 3 IP, H, 0 R, 6 K, 0 BB.

PBL -- Lorena Arnett 2-2, R. Jolee Hastings 1-2, RBI.

WEDNESDAY, March 27

JUNIOR VARSITY

PBL 4, Monticello 4

PBL 020 2 -- 4 7 2

MON 001 3 -- 4 3 1

PBL pitching -- Emma Steiner, 4 IP, 3 H, 4 R, ER, 7 K, 2 BB.

PBL hitting -- Christina White 2-2, 4 RBIs. Lorena Arnett 2-3. Baylee Cosgrove 1-3. Jaden Bender 1-2. Anna Wesslund R. Emily Adwell 1-1, 2 R.