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Girls Roundup: McHenry softball team wins twice

Published: Saturday, May 10, 2014 10:07 p.m. CDT • Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014 12:46 p.m. CDT

McHenry (15-6) swept both games of a nonconference doubleheader against Wauconda on Saturday.

McHenry won Game 1, 11-7. Game 2 went just five innings as the Warriors won, 20-5. Amanda Manssen got the win pitching.

Alex Martens and Carly Mattson hit two home runs and had seven RBIs each on the day for McHenry, while Dana Walsh, Rachel Ford, Kristin Koepke and Hannah Crowley hit home runs.

Burlington Central 8-5, Huntley 4-0: At Huntley, the Red Raiders lost both games of a nonconference doubleheader against Burilington Central. Shannon Walsh had six hits on the day for Huntley (14-10), and Megan Larson also had a home run in Game 1 for the Red Raiders.

Woodstock 6-4, Rockford Jefferson 5-5: At Woodstock, the Blue Streaks split two games in a nonconference doubleheader. Woodstock (5-15) won Game 1 in large part because of Rachel Lohmeyer, who had a double and two RBIs. Amy Fischbach had five hits on the day for the Blue Streaks. 

Marengo 7, Richards 4: At Oak Lawn, Abby Kissack homered and got the win pitching for Marengo (19-9) in a nonconference game against Richards. Veronica Ruelius had three hits as well, including a home run and five RBIs for the Indians. 

Lakes 7-6, Richmond-Burton 2-10: At Lake Villa, the Rockets (14-5) split a nonconference doubleheader. Sam Wegner had four hits in a Game 1 loss for R-B, and Taylor Mell and Grace Schwegel drove in two runs each in Game 2 for the Rockets.

Track and Field

Genoa-Kingston Invitational: At Genoa, Hampshire won the meet with 170.5 points, while Harvard (112) finished third. Hampshire’s 4x200-meter relay and 4x400 relay took first place. Harvard’s Sophie Stricker won the 400 (1:00.61), 200 (27.59) and finished second in the pole vault (8-0).

Northeastern Athletic Conference Meet: At Mooseheart, Faith Lutheran (2 points) and Alden-Hebron (0) finished behind meet winner Harvest Christian (134). 

Chris Casey contributed to this report.

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