After scoring one run in the top of the sixth inning at St. Charles East on Thursday, Prairie Ridge baseball coach Glen Pecoraro thought his team had the game in hand.
The Wolves added six in the top of the seventh, but East came back with three runs in the bottom half of the inning. Prairie Ridge held on for a 7-3 nonconference win.
“I thought one run was going to win the game. We felt pretty comfortable,” Pecoraro said. “It was nice having that seven-run cushion.”
Matt Furst led the offensive attack for the Wolves (4-0) with two doubles, two RBIs and two runs scored. Jordan Getzelman added a triple and an RBI for Prairie Ridge.
Caleb Senyshyn (1-0) didn’t give up any hits or runs in two innings to get the win.
St. Viator 1, McHenry 0: At Arlington Heights, Cody Freund went 2 of 3 for the Warriors in a nonconference loss.
The Warriors (1-1) had a doubleheader scheduled at Petersen Park in McHenry but could not play because of poor field conditions.
Mundelein 12, Cary-Grove 5: At Marion, Jeremy Vasquez doubled, drove in two runs and had two stolen bases for the Trojans in a nonconference loss.
Barrington 7, Dundee-Crown 5: At Barrington, the Chargers tied the score in the top of the seventh, but the Broncos’ Ryan Lidge ripped a two-run homer in the bottom half of the inning for the nonconference victory.
Garrett Ryan was 2 for 4 with two RBIs, and Dylan Kissack was 3 for 3 with a double and an RBI for the Chargers (0-1). Ryan Suwanski and Luis Garcia also drove in runs for D-C.
Hampshire 6, Aurora Central Catholic 4: At Aurora, Jordan Hook had two hits and an RBI for the Whip-Purs in a nonconference win.
Also for Hampshire, Jennifer Hurst picked up the win and tripled over the center fielder’s head.
Hampshire quadrangular: Elisha Hougland went 4-0 at No. 1 singles to lead the Whip-Purs to a 3-1 record. Hampshire defeated Round Lake, 4-1, and shut out both Streamwood and Aurora Central Catholic, 5-0.
Bob Spangenberg won at No. 2 singles for Dundee-Crown, which defeated the Whips, 5-2.
Huntley 7, Marengo 0: At Huntley, Taryn Jakubowski assisted on five first half goals and scored an unassisted goal for the Red Raiders (3-0) in a nonconference win.
• Rob Smith contributed to this report.