Hampshire softball wins in 12

Jordan Hook hit a walk-off double to right center to score Sara Finn in the 12th inning for the Hampshire softball team in a, 4-3, Fox Valley Conference Fox Division win against Woodstock North on Friday. 

Jennifer Hurst struck out six and allowed two earned runs in the complete game win. Also for the Whip-Purs, Brittany Sujet went 3 of 4 with a double and Finn had three stolen bases. 

Rebecca Einspahr took the loss for the Thunder but also pitched 12 innings.

Huntley 11, Johnsburg 1 (5 inn.): At Rosemont, Randi Peterson drove in four runs for the Red Raiders (20-10) in an FVC crossover win played at the Chicago Bandits stadium. Bri Baer doubled and scored for the Skyhawks.

McHenry 17, Woodstock 0 (5 inn.): At Woodstock, Kristin Koepke struck out 13 in an FVC crossover win for the Warriors and Alex Martens drove in four and scored three runs. Kara McCaughrean tripled for the Blue Streaks only hit. 

Richmond-Burton 9, Harvard 3: At Harvard, Meagan Spohr went 3 of 5 including a double for the Rockets in a Big Northern Conference East Division win. Stephanie Stephens doubled and drove in two runs for the Hornets. 


Johnsburg 8, Lake Forest 5: At Johnsburg, Brandon Krennrich doubled and drove in two runs for the Skyhawks (11-15) in a nonconference win. 

Grayslake North 15, Woodstock 10: At Woodstock, Andy Buhrow drove in four runs for the Blue Streaks in the completion of an FVC Fox Division game from May 2. 


Cary-Grove Sectional: At Cary, After two rounds of play, all of the seeded players are still alive and will play in the quarterfinals on Saturday with the winners qualifying for the state tournament beginning on Thursday. 


Sterling Sectional: Alex Pagan placed sixth in the 400 meters for Hampshire to score the Whip-Purs only points at the Class 2A sectional. Kaneland won with 151 points. 

• Rob Smith contributed to this report.

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