Last night in 1A district semifinal action, the Highland Huskies beat New London 9-3 to reach the district final round. The Huskies had 12 hits in the game including home runs from Zach Rozmus and Derrick Stewart. Highland pitcher Jake Hootman pitched seven innings and struck out nine. Highland will now face Burlington Notre Dame tomorrow night in Mount Pleasant, Notre Dame beat Danville 4-2.
Elsewhere, in Thornberg, Sigourney beat Keota 11-3. The Savages’ Sean Sellers had three hits and four rbi’s and Curtis Fisher had a double and two rbi’s. So the Savages now face HLV. HLV beat Lynnville-Sully 12-3. Sigourney and HLV will play at Montezuma. Winners of tomorrow’s games will move on to sub-state.