WMBD/WYZZ-TV - METAMORA, Ill. - Ally Watson's to-out RBI double broke a 2-2 tie in the seventh inning as East Peoria beat Metamora, 4-2, in a Class 3A softball sectional championship game.
Winning pitcher Sarah Fink followed Watson's double with an RBI single. The Raiders won their first ever sectional title and will play Manteno in the ISU super-sectional Monday for a trip to state.
Freshmen Remi Ferguson and Ashley Emert hit solo homers East Peoria. Metamora's Makenzie Marshall' hit an RBI single in the fifth inning to tie the game 2-2.