Both teams were strong on the rubber Monday, but Kaneland defeated Yorkville 2-1. Emilee Erickson allowed just three hits to Yorkville.
Kaneland got on the board in the second inning when Danyelle Borysiewicz singled on a 1-1 count, scoring one run.
Erickson was the winning pitcher for The Knights. She went seven innings, allowing one run on three hits and striking out nine.
Lauren Howard took the loss for Yorkville. She surrendered two runs on six hits over six and two-thirds innings, striking out nine and walking zero.
Rose Roach went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead Kaneland in hits. Kaneland was sure-handed in the field and didn’t commit a single error. Lily Lindgren had the most chances in the field with nine.