Baker led the Wolves to their second straight Fox Valley Conference Fox Division title, going 21-5 with a 1.82 ERA, 0.85 WHIP, 108 strikeouts and 25 walks in 150 innings. Baker hit .293 and scored 22 runs for one of the area's highest-scoring offenses. She decommitted from Illinois and will play at Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Marengo, sr., P
Dionne, a three-time Big Northern Conference East Division Pitcher of the Year, was 20-7 with a 2.45 ERA and 208 strikeouts in 166 innings, leading the Indians to their third straight BNC East title and 10th consecutive regional championship. She hit .483 with 19 doubles, eight home runs and 46 RBIs and was named to the Class 3A Illinois Coaches Association All-State first team. She'll play at Southeastern University in Lakeland, Florida.
Huntley, jr., P
Giese, a Division-I UW-Green Bay commit, was a workhorse for the Red Raiders, going 25-7 in 35 starts with a 2.34 ERA and 197 strikeouts in 218 1/3 innings. She led the Raiders to their first FVC Valley championship and second straight regional title. Giese hit .417 with 48 hits, 30 runs scored and 24 steals in 25 attempts. She was named to the Class 4A ICA All-State third team.
Marian Central, sr., OF
Miller did it all for the Hurricanes, hitting .542 with a .653 on-base percentage and a .917 slugging percentage. The junior walked 25 times and struck out only twice, smacking 12 doubles, three triples and three homers with 33 RBIs and 34 runs scored. Miller did not commit an error in 25 games and had four assists from center field.
Dundee-Crown, jr., P
Ruggles led the area with 211 strikeouts in 167 innings, striking out 10 or more batters in six games. She punched out 23 batters in 12 innings in a 1-0 win against Woodstock North and finished the year with a 2.39 ERA. Ruggles also led the Chargers with a .396 batting average and a .466 on-base percentage.
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