The Panthers won their last three games of the regular season to raise their record to 13-12. Regional play began Monday.
Putnam County 5, Amboy 0
Caleb Dzierzynski was the winning pitcher in the Panthers’ 5-0 Senior Night shutout of Amboy on May 11. He pitched four innings, striking out eight, walking one and allowing one hit. Max Huffstodt pitched three innings, striking out one, walking one and allowing one hit. The Panthers scored twice in the second, once in the third and twice in the sixth. Jarod Williams had two singles. Dzierzynski smashed a double. Connor Bean, Nolan Whitney and Huffstodt all recorded singles.
Putnam County 5, Streator Woodland 3
Logan Kreiser had three hits and drove in a pair of runs on May 9 to help the Panthers to a Tri-County Conference victory in Granville. Brayden Holmes struck out seven batters in five innings to earn the win for PC. Michael Kettman pitched two innings
Putnam County 9, Streator Woodland 8
The Panthers won 9-8 over Streator Woodland on May 8. Cameron Colby had two hits and two RBIs. Jace Schorn and Max Huffstodt also had two hits on the night. Owen Mallery pitched 5.2 innings, striking out three.