Girls Prep Roundup: Drain's two homers lead Prairie Ridge to win
Maddie Drain hit a three-run walkoff home run in the bottom of the seventh to lead the Prairie Ridge softball team to an 8-5 victory over Palatine in Crystal Lake Tuesday night.
The walkoff was Drain's second home run of the game. She finished 3 for 4 with four RBIs. Renee Santi (2-0) earned the win, throwing seven innings giving up six hits, three earned runs and striking out one.
The Wolves (4-1) scored four runs in the second inning to take the lead, but Palatine scored two in the fifth to tie before Drain's walkoff.
Sammi Chapnick was 2 for 3 and Emily Widger was 1 for 3 with a double and a RBI for Prairie Ridge.
Alden-Hebron 14, Luther North 4: At Hebron, the Giants (2-4, 1-0 NAC) scored 10 runs in the first three innings for the conference win. Kassandra Clauss (1-4, 1-0 NAC) pitched six innings giving up four earned runs and striking out seven. Emily Cunningham was 2 for 2 with two RBIs and Zoee Lagerhausen was 2 for 4 with a triple, two runs scored and three RBIs.
Cary-Grove 10, Hersey 1: At Arlington Heights, the Trojans (2-2) scored five runs in the sixth inning to pull away for the nonconference win. Amanda DeGroote (1-1) pitched seven innings, giving up one run, four hits and striking out three. Brianne Prank had two RBIs and Amy Clemment added three runs and an RBI for Cary-Grove.
Huntley 10, Belvidere North 8: At Belvidere, Angela Tribuzio homered and drove in three runs for Huntley (3-2). Brittany Koss hit the go-ahead single in the top of the seventh, giving the Red Raiders the lead for good. Jenna Lawler got her first win of the season for Huntley.
Richmond-Burton 5, North Boone 0: At Richmond, Rachel Hayden and Andrea Modlin combined for a no-hitter for the Rockets, striking out 10 North Boone batters. The Rockets got doubles from both Grace Schwegel and Stephine Pedley in the win.
Crystal Lake South 13, Harlem 3: At Machesney Park, the Gators got big days offensively from both McKenna Hess and Jessie Golf. They both drove in three runs, and Golf added a double for Crystal Lake South (4-0-1) in the nonconference win.
Jacobs 13, Woodstock 0: At Algonquin, Jacobs starter Kelsey Peters allowed just one hit in four innings, getting the win for the Golden Eagles (5-1). Peters also added two hits and drove in two runs. Shelby VanSickle got the only hit for Woodstock in the loss.
McHenry 6, Woodstock North 1: At McHenry, Hannah Crowley had an RBI triple in the win for McHenry (2-4). Pitcher Kristin Koepke threw six innings, allowing one hit and striking out five, getting the win.
Crystal Lake 5, Marian Central 1: At Crystal Lake, the Tigers used a three-run fifth inning to propel them past the Hurricanes in a nonconference win. Maddie Kelm went 2 for 4 in the win for the Tigers (3-1)
Richmond-Burton 5, Marengo 0: At Richmond, Gabi Ross scored four goals to lead the Rockets (3-1, 2-1 BNC East) to the conference victory. Hailey Havlicek opened the scoring for R-B and Miki Winkler and Taylor Enders each had an assist. Hannah Koenig made five saves for the shutout.
Makayla Pfeiffer had 10 saves for the Indians (3-3, 2-1 BNC East).
Dundee-Crown 6, Woodstock North 0: At Carpentersville, the Chargers (2-0-1) scored three goals in each half for the FVC crossover win. Alyssa Moreno had two goals and Shannon Feld added a goal and an assist.
Shanen Laabs made 21 saves for the Thunder (0-4).
McHenry 2, Grayslake Central 1: At McHenry, the Warriors (3-1) got goals from Alexis Morales and Kelsie Kirchner in the FVC crossover win. Morales and Avalon Senn-Raemont each added an assist. Gracie Holmes made three saves.
Prairie Ridge 2, Woodstock 0: At Crystal Lake, The Wolves hosted and beat Woodstock, as Megan and Allison Walsh each contributed a goal for Prairie Ridge. Melissa Bear had the only assist for the Wolves (2-3), who scored both goals in the first half. Brooke Laivly had 2 saves in the shutout.
Jacobs 1, Grayslake North 0: At Algonquin, Bailey Adams scored the lone goal for Jacobs in the win.
Crystal Lake South 8, Hampshire 0: At Crystal Lake, the Gators had eight different goal scorers, including Erin Woeste and Brandie Minogue, who also added assists for Crystal Lake South.
Track and Field
Genoa-Kingston triangular: At Genoa, Marengo swept the four relay races on its way to a win against Richmond-Burton and G-K. The Indians finished with 79 points, R-B had 56 and G-K had 50.
R-B sophomore Miranda Halverson won the 200 and 400 meters and placed second in the 100.
Harvard 76, Marian Central 70: At Harvard, Nicole Melson won the shot put and Jordan Peterson won the 800 meters as part of the Hornets’ dual meet victory against the Hurricanes.
Marian freshman Abigail Jones won the 3,200 and 1,600 meters, while fellow freshman Alyssa Dowell won the triple jump and 100 meters.