ROUNDUP: Huntley romps in soccer regional opener

The Huntley girls soccer team cruised in its opening match of the Class 3A Rockford Guilford Regional.

The top-seeded Red Raiders defeated No. 4 seed Rockford Jefferson, 9-0, scoring eight goals in the first half.

Beth Parks had a hat trick and an assist for the Red Raiders (16-4-1), with Abigal Nordeen scoring two goals and adding an assist.

Class 3A Marengo Regional: At Marengo, No. 1 seed Prairie Ridge defeated No. 4 seed Marian Central, 2-0, in double overtime in their regional semifinal win.

Bri Fenton scored on a Becca Hoklas assist, and Cassie Warton scored on a penalty kick for the Wolves (14-2-1), with both goals coming in the first overtime against the Hurricanes (8-8).

Also at Rockford, No. 2 McHenry defeated No. 3 Guilford, 6-0, in a game stopped short because of lightning.

Avalon Senn-Raemont and Kaylee Ross each scored two goals for the Warriors (7-9-1).

Huntley faces McHenry for the regional championship Thursday.

Class 2A Sycamore Regional: At Sycamore, No. 4 seed Hampshire lost, 4-3, in overtime to Burlington Central in its regional semifinal.

The Whip-Purs (6-12) led 3-0 at half, but the Rockets tied the score with less than two minutes to go in regulation.


Huntley 4, Grayslake North 2: At Huntley, Tamara Funke went 2 for 3 with a home run and two RBIs, including the game-winning hit, for the Red Raiders (19-10, 5-7), and Miranda Peterson and Megan Baczewski each added an RBI in their FVC Fox win.

Hampshire 4, McHenry 1: At McHenry, Jennifer Hurst struck out 10 over seven innings, allowing one earned run on six hits for the Whip-Purs (10-17) in their FVC crossover win.

Rachel Ward went 2 for 4 with a run scored for the Warriors (18-10).

Jacobs 14, Woodstock 4 (5 inn.): At Algonquin, Courtney Contugno went 2 for 3 with three RBIs and two runs scored for the Golden Eagles (14-12), with Emily Borg adding a two-run home run in their FVC crossover win.

Kara McCaughrean went 1 for 3 with an RBI and run scored for the Blue Streaks (3-17).

Rosary 12, Marian Central 2 (5 inn): At Woodstock, Dianna Ricotta drove in Mary Black on triple in Suburban Christian Conference loss for the Hurricanes (7-12, 5-8).

Class 1A Durand Regional: At Durand, Alden-Hebron bested South Beloit, 8-3, behind a 12-strikeout night from Sparkle Lagerhausen.

Brooke Winkelman drove in three runs on three hits, and Miranda Rosio drove in a pair for the Giants (16-5) who will play Kirkland-Hiawatha for the regional title on Saturday.

• Andrew Hansen and Chris Burrows contributed to this report.

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