Boys edge Pontiac

Bryan Veginski

The pitchers dominated March 26.

Washington lost a 1-0 baseball decision to Springfield when the Senators mustered a first-inning run.

Panther pitcher Austin Fisher was saddled with a tough-luck loss despite yielding only two hits and a run over six innings.

Mike Schwenk doubled for the guests’ lone hit of the afternoon.

WCHS 2, Pontiac 1 (8); McHenry 12, WCHS 0: The Panthers split a doubleheader March 29 in Pontiac.

Washington (2-3) tied the Indians in the seventh inning before winning it in the eighth.

Dan O’Neill knocked in a run during a 2-for-3 outing, while Alex Wilson cracked a double.

Ben Worner (1-1) picked up the relief win coming aboard in the seventh inning.

He followed starter Cody Maddock. The tandem combined for five strikeouts and no walks.

The Warriors launched three home runs and posted eight runs in the third inning during their win.

Wilson was 2-for-3, but the Panthers were held to five hits by McHenry.

Brandon Goodin (1-1) took the loss. He fanned six and walked one.

League opener postponed: Washington’s Mid-Illini Conference opener March 31 was postponed.

The Panthers now will host Metamora at 4:15 p.m. April 3.