Girls Prep Roundup: Carmel forfeits to Johnsburg after injury

Johnsburg defeated Carmel with a 7-0 forfeit on Tuesday despite trailing the Corsairs 9-2 in the fifth inning of a nonconference softball game.  

That's when things got interesting. 

Carmel catcher Jenny Behan slipped and fell while rounding third base in the fifth and hurt her elbow. Skyhawks coach Wally Warner said he thinks that Behan may have broken her arm in the fall. 

Behan, a junior, has committed to play at Division I James Madison in Harrisonburg, Va. 

Warner said he dug out the base and reseated it. At that point, Warner said Carmel coach Jason Raymond began kicking and complaining about the base. Raymond informed the umpire that he was pulling his girls off the field and accepted the resulting forfeiture.    

"I felt bad for [Behan]," Warner said. "She slipped on the base. It didn't pop out or anything."

Huntley 22, Dundee-Crown 1: At Huntley, the Red Raiders (14-7, 5-2 FVC Valley) had 25 hits and scored 16 runs in the first two innings of their FVC Valley Division win. Megan Larson was 2 for 3 with a home run and three RBIs and Haley Spannraft added a grand-slam home run. Katie Conklin (5-2) got the win and was 4 for 4 at the plate with an RBI.

Lauren Girard was 2 for 2 and Rachel Chlopek added two hits for the Chargers. 

Hampshire 10, Woodstock 0 (6 inn.): At Hampshire, Haley Widmayer pitched five innings allowing just two hits and striking out 11 in the Whip-Purs FVC Fox win. Widmayer was also 3 for 4 at the plate with three runs scored, a double and an RBI. Becca Hurst had two doubles and two RBIs and Aly Snider added three RBIs.

Rachel Lohmeyer was 2 for 3 for the Blue Streaks. 

Marengo 6, Richmond-Burton 3: At Richmond, the Indians (16-9, 8-0 BNC East) stayed undefeated in BNC play. Veronica Ruelius was 2 for 4 with a home run and three RBIs and Abby Kissack was 3 for 5 with a double, two runs scored and two RBIs.

Tawny Ruane and Taylor Mell each hit a home run for the Rockets. Mell had two RBIs. 

Cary-Grove 4, Jacobs 1: At Cary, Lauren Stanley pitched seven innings allowing just one run and two hits, while stirking out six to earn the win for the Trojans in FVC Valley Division play. Amanda DeGroote was 2 for 3 with two RBIs and Lisa Semro added two runs scored and an RBI. 

Teagan Richman was 1 for 3 for the Golden Eagles with an RBI. 

Grayslake North 6, Woodstock North 3: At Woodstock, the Thunder lost in FVC Fox Division play. Kellie Smith was 2 for 4 with a double to lead Woodstock North. 

Alden-Hebron 13-16, Christian Liberty 1-0: At Hebron, the Giants (11-9, 8-2 NAC) swept the conference doubleheader. Emily Cunningham (3-0, 2-0 NAC) and Kassandra Clauss (7-9, 5-2 NAC) combined to pitch 10 innings allowing just one run and six hits, while stirking out 11. In game two, Hannah Berhens was 3 for 4 with three runs scored, a triple, a home run and four RBIs. Zoee Lagerhausen was 2 for 3 with three runs and a triple.

Burlington Central 15, Harvard 0 (5 inn.): At Harvard, the Hornets lost in BNC East Division play. Sam McCloud and Makayla Stephens each had a hit for Harvard. 

Grayslake Central 6, Crystal Lake Central 5 (9 inn.): At Crystal Lake, the Tigers (10-8, 4-3 FVC Fox) gave up two runs in the top of the ninth inning in the FVC Fox division loss. Megan Mahaffy was 3 for 4 with a double and two RBIs and Savanah Frank added a home run and three RBIs. 

McHenry 4, Prairie Ridge 3: At McHenry, the Warriors held off a late Wolves comeback to win in FVC Valley Division play. Amanda Manssen had a triple and two RBIs and Alex Martens added a double and an RBI. 

Emily Widger had a double and two RBIs and Kate Didier added two hits for the Wolves. 


Crystal Lake South 3, Johnsburg 3: At Crystal Lake, the Gators (11-2-4) scored with two minutes left in regulation to earn the tie in the FVC crossover. The two teams combined for six second-half goals and four in seven minutes to open the half. Bree Marshall had two goals and Kimmy Sulikowski tied the game late for South. 

Delaney Pruitt and Allie Layton each had a goal and an assist for the Skyhawks (7-8-1). 

Huntley 4, Dundee-Crown 0: At Carpentersville, Taryn Jakubowski scored two goals to lead the Red Raiders (12-5, 2-1 FVC Valley) to the FVC Valley win. Beth Parks had a goal and an assist and Autumn Maraviglia added a goal.

Isabel Miranda made eight saves for the Chargers (2-8-3, 0-4 FVC Valley).

Grayslake North 8, Woodstock North 0: At Grayslake, the Thunder (0-17, 0-4 FVC Fox) lost in FVC Fox Division play. Shanen Laabs made 22 saves for the Thunder. 

Woodstock 5, Hampshire 1: At Woodstock, the Blue Streaks (12-4, 3-1 FVC Fox) broke the previous school record for wins in a season with the FVC Fox win. Kirsten Schreiner, Emma Thill and Anna Lopatin all scored for the Blue Streaks.

The Whip-Purs (3-10-1, 1-3 FVC Fox) got a first-half goal from Lexie Maze and Kaila Kienzler made 12 saves. 

Cary-Grove 8, Jacobs 0: At Algonquin, Emma Baker had three goals and an assist to lead the Trojans (8-6-1, 2-3 FVC Valley) to the FVC Valley Division win. Genna Sobieszczyk added two goals and two assists.

Crystal Lake Central 1, Grayslake Central 0: At Grayslake, Tatyana Gusakow scored less than a minute into the game to lead the Tigers (8-4, 3-1 FVC Fox) to victory. Caitlyn Dayton made four saves to earn the shutout. 

Rosary 2, Marian Central 0: At Aurora, the Hurricanes lost in SCC play. Kersten Green made five saves for Marian Central.

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