Prep boys roundup: Huntley track and field wins

Huntley junior Brennan Bell warmed up for Thursday's McHenry County Track and Field Meet with a couple of strong races as the Red Raiders beat Jacobs, 88-63, in a Fox Valley Conference dual meet in Algonquin.

Bell won the 110-meter high hurdles in 15.2 seconds and the 300 intermediate hurdles in 40.3. He will be one of the favorites in both races at the county meet. Finals in that meet will be Friday at Huntley.

The Raiders' Isaac Jiminez won the shot put and discus for the Raiders.

Huntley's Connor Boos won the 100 meters, then in a race of two of the area's fastest sprinters, Jacobs' Josh Walker beat Boos in the 200.

Prairie Ridge Triangular: At Crystal Lake, Crystal Lake Central (93 points) beat out Crystal Lake South (61) and host Prairie Ridge (32) in the FVC meet. Crystal Lake Central's Scott Benhart (11.3) just beat out Prairie Ridge's Mitchell Todd (11.4) in the 100. Benhart also won the 200 (23.3). The Gators got a first-place finish in the triple jump from Matt McCarthy (38 feet, 7 1/2 inches). 

Woodstock North Triangular: At Woodstock, Woodstock North (95 points) beat Hampshire (68) and Grayslake North (16) at the triangular meet. Christopher Gabrielson won the high jump (5-6) for the Thunder. Jacob Oury won the 1,600 (4:55) and 3,200 (10:38) runs for Hampshire.

McHenry Triangular: At McHenry, the Warriors hosted and won their meet (99 points) over Johnsburg (50) and Woodstock (16). Jordan Johnson won the triple jump (38-0) and long jump (18-8) for McHenry. Johnsburg got a first place finish from Sam Blankenship in the 100 meters (11.2) and the 400 (50.6).

Cary-Grove Triangular: At Cary, Grayslake Central (72 points) beat out host Cary-Grove (64) and Dundee-Crown (24). The Trojans got first place finishes from their 4x800 relay (8:52.1) and 4x100 relay (45.1). Dundee-Crown got a first-place finish from Austin White in the 200 meters (22.7).


Marengo 5, Larkin 4 (8 Inn): At Marengo, Koty Kissack hit a walk-off double for the Indians in the eighth inning, giving Marengo the nonconference win over Larkin. The Indians allowed a run in the top half of the eighth but scored two in the bottom of the inning to get the walk off win. Brent Maney added a double and an RBI for Marengo (4-6).

Grant 8, McHenry 3: At Fox Lake, the Warriors never came back from allowing a four- run first inning against Grant in a nonconference matchup. Dylan Weston and Nick Lahrman each had two hits for McHenry (10-3) in the loss.

Marmion 3, Marian Central 2: At Woodstock, the Hurricanes lost to Marmion in the Suburban Christian Conference Blue Division game. Nick Albanese and Mike Crook doubled, and Zach Novak took the loss for Marian (3-6 overall, 2-5 SCC Blue).

Dundee-Crown 8, South Elgin 3: At Carpentersville, Dundee-Crown got two RBIs apiece from Tyler Lewan and Chase Bloch in the nonconference win. Riley Alvarado started and got the win for the Chargers (7-7), pitching 5 1/3 innings and allowing four hits and two earned runs.

Richmond-Burton 4, Jacobs 1: At Algonquin, Brian Wells pitched seven innings, giving up one run, six hits and striking out five to get the nonconference win for the Rockets (7-5). Joe Dittmar hit a home run and Jake Tiso was 2 for 4 with a triple and an RBI. 

Ben Murray was 2 for 3 with a home run for the Golden Eagles (12-5). 

Alden-Hebron 9, Berean Baptist 0: At Rockford, John Judson pitched three innings, giving up one hit and striking out four to get the nonconference win for the Giants (5-6). Judson also had a double and an RBI. Matt Winter had three hits, and James LeJune added two runs. 


CL South 7, Marengo 0: At Crystal Lake, the Gators (6-1) swept all seven matches in the nonconference win. Chad Randolph (No. 2 singles) and Alex Sardjev (No. 3 singles) won their matches without losing a game. Crystal Lake South's No. 2 doubles team of Nick Pacini and Vaughn Squiers also won, 6-0, 6-0.


Huntley 12, West Chicago 10: At Huntley, the Red Raiders got two goals each from Tony Nigro, Chuck Addis, Robert Koson and Collin Fisher in the win over West Chicago. Callaghan Quinn made eight saves for Huntley.

• Joe Stevenson, Chris Casey and Kevin Meyer contributed to this report.

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