Prep Roundup: Huntley's Martin throws perfect game

Huntley's Mason Martin (left) participates in a practice last season in Huntley. Martin threw a six-inning perfect game Monday against Wheaton Academy.
Huntley's Mason Martin (left) participates in a practice last season in Huntley. Martin threw a six-inning perfect game Monday against Wheaton Academy.

At Wheaton, Mason Martin was in control from the first pitch for Huntley. The senior pitcher threw a six-inning perfect game against Wheaton Academy, striking out seven in Huntley's 6-0 nonconference win Monday afternoon.

"I had confidence going in, just like I do before each of my starts," Martin said. "I felt comfortable with all of my pitches, I threw strikes and finally pitching in nice weather definitely helped."

That nice weather didn't last, as the game was called because of rain in the seventh, which makes the game final through six innings. Mark Skonieczny hit a home run, and Troy Cantu hit a grand slam for Huntley (19-6-1).

CL South 9, Burlington Central 1: At Burlington, the Gators used a four-run third inning to power past nonconference opponent Burlington Central. Paul Wille had three hits and drove in a run for CL South (10-11) and Ryan Wilkening got the win, striking out four and allowing no earned runs over five innings.

Dundee-Crown 9, Bartlett 7: At Carpentersville, the Chargers (12-14) scored eight runs in the first two innings and won the nonconference game. Zach Girard hit two doubles and had an RBI, and Nick Munson drove in two more for D-C. Vince Damato got the win, striking out four over 4 2/3 innings.

Hampshire 10, East Aurora 4: At Hampshire, the Whip-Purs (10-14) got three hits from RJ Consigny and Michael Merchut homered in the nonconference win.

Harvard 7, Alden-Hebron 3: At Hebron, the Hornets (7-11) scored three runs in the top of the seventh inning to pull away in nonconference play. Matt Peichocki was 2 for 4 with a double and two RBIs to lead Harvard. Peyton Schneider had an RBI and a double and Justin Nolen added three hits.

Cody Nelson had a triple and two runs scored and Andrew Tieman added an RBI for the Giants (13-13). 


Jacobs 10, Dundee-Crown 0 (5 inn): At Algonquin, the Golden Eagles (12-11, 3-7 FVC Valley) scored four first-inning runs as they beat Dundee-Crown in the FVC Valley Division game. Taylor Belo, Alyssa Lach and Emily Borg all had two hits for Jacobs. Mallory Schilf had two hits for D-C (3-11-1, 0-7).

Grayslake Central 13, Woodstock 1 (5 inn): At Woodstock, the Blue Streaks fell to Grayslake Central in the FVC Fox Division matchup. Sam Baker, Amy Fischbach and Mackienzie Smith had the only three hits for Woodstock (5-16, 2-7 FVC Fox) in the loss.

Grayslake North 3, Johnsburg 1: At Grayslake, Sydney Uyttebroeck had two hits for Johnsburg (4-17, 2-7 FVC Fox) in the FVC Fox Division loss.

Marian Central 4, Aurora Central Catholic 3: At Aurora, Jackie Chmiel was 3 for 3 with a run scored and an RBI to lead the Hurricanes (16-10, 10-4 SCC) to victory in SCC play. Mic Faunce had a triple and an RBI and Emily Miller added two doubles and two runs scored. 

Boys Tennis

Cary-Grove 4, CL Central 3: At Crystal Lake, the Trojans got singles wins from Evan Jensen (No. 2) and Devin McDonough (No. 3). No. 1 singles player Josh Pudlo and No. 1 doubles pair of Kushal Gourikrishna and Jake Sigmund won.

Marian Central 5, Rockford Lutheran 0: At Woodstock, the Hurricanes swept all five matches. Charles Shin got the No. 1 singles win for Marian and Mitchell Fernandez (No. 2) did not lose a game for the Hurricanes.

Boys Track and Field

Jacobs triangular: At Algonquin, McHenry (82.5 points) beat out host Jacobs (58.5) and Hampshire (25). McHenry's Jesse Reiser won the 1,600 (4:09.5) and Dan Sandacz won the 300 low hurdles (42.0) for McHenry. Jacobs won the 4x200 relay (1:29.9) in a school-record time and won the 4x400 relay (3:35.1). Hampshire's Doug Stuehler won the long jump (20-2.25).

Cary-Grove 67, CL South 61: At Cary, the Trojans just edged out Crystal Lake South. the Trojans won three of four relays, while Crystal Lake South's David Lenzini won the 800 (1:56.5). 

• Chris Casey and Kevin Meyer contributed to this report.

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