Dundee-Crown’s Conor Ryan pitched a one-hit shutout, striking out five, as the Chargers beat Cary-Grove, 3-0, in a Fox Valley Conference baseball game Wednesday at Cary.
Ryan outdueled C-G’s Matt McCumber, who went 6 2/3 innings, allowing three runs, all of them unearned. McCumber struck out seven and walked one.
D-C (6-7, 3-7) got two hits and a run scored from Erik Hedmark, while Jonathan Mays drove in a pair. Ryan Denz, Ryan, Scott Wojcik, Brett Buske and Matt Marczyk also had hits for the Chargers.
Ben Levicki had the only hit for the Trojans (12-4, 7-3), a double.
Crystal Lake Central 11, Hampshire 3: At Hampshire, the Tigers (6-9, 3-7) scored seven runs in the second inning and never looked back in an FVC win over the Whip-Purs (6-10-1, 3-8). Camden Nisenson led the Tigers with two hits, two RBIs and two runs scored, while Adam Wittenberg had two hits, an RBI and three runs scored. Will Welder added two RBIs and a run scored.
Central’s James Cormier earned the win, pitching six innings and giving up two earned runs on five hits. Cormier struck out six and walked one.
Carlos Puente took the loss for Hampshire, giving up nine runs, six earned, on eight hits in four innings.
Carter Lawler and Nicholas Tenny each had two hits to lead the Whip-Purs.
Huntley 4, Jacobs 2: At Huntley, Cameron Reed scattered two hits across six innings, conceding two earned runs, to lead the Red Raiders (12-3, 6-1) to an FVC victory over the Golden Eagles (12-3, 5-2). Reed (5-0) walked three and struck out five. Kyle Morgan pitched a scoreless seventh inning to earn the save.
Brad Model led Huntley’s offense, going 1 for 2 with a double, while Brad Maurer went 1 for 2 and scored twice.
Jacobs’ Ryan McGorian went 1 for 3 with a double and two RBIs for the Golden Eagles.
Justin Lavrisa started and went 4 2/3 innings for Jacobs, giving up two earned runs on three hits, with five strikeouts and three walks, but not factoring into the decision. Austin Asplen took over in relief and ended up with the loss, giving up one earned run in one-third of an inning, walking two batters.
Prairie Ridge 7, Crystal Lake South 7 (susp., 9th inn.): At Crystal Lake South, the Wolves and Gators were tied heading into the ninth inning when the FVC game was suspened because of darkness.
Marengo 5, Richmond-Burton 2: At Richmond, Braden Quick pitched a complete game to lead the Indians (5-9, 2-4) to a Kishwaukee River Conference win over the Rockets (8-9, 4-4). Quick allowed five hits and a walk across the seven innings, allowing two earned runs while striking out five.
The Marengo offense scored all five of its runs in the fifth inning to take the lead. Danny Schenk led the Indians with a double, RBI and run scored, while Aiden Smith also went 1 for 3 with an RBI.
Luke Uhwat took the loss for R-B, giving up five earned runs on three hits and four walks in 4 1/3 innings. Mike Wojcik led the Rockets’ offense with a home run, a single and two RBIs. Bobby Bannon, Brandon Bannon and Jake Rybarski also had hits for R-B.
Luther North 7-3, Alden-Hebron 5-4: At Hebron, the Giants (8-8, 4-6) dropped the first game of a Northeastern Athletic Conference doubleheader but came back to win the second game, shortened to four innings because of darkness, behind an all-around performance from Logan Grove.
In the second game, Grove pitched all four innings without allowing a hit, giving up three walks and three unearned runs while striking out five. Grove also went 2 for 2 with an RBI and a run scored. David Reiter went 1 for 2 with two RBIs, while Jack Wagner went 1 for 3 with a run scored.
The Giants lost the opener. Austin Stauss led the Giants’ offense with two hits and a run scored, while Grove went 1 for 2 with an RBI and two walks. Kyle Judson had a hit and Josh Rolnicki drew a pair of walks, driving in a run with one of them. Wagner took the loss.
Marian Central 8, Boylan 3 (9 inn.): At Rockford, the Hurricanes (4-7) scored five runs in the top of the ninth inning to earn a nonconference victory.
Jack Schneider went 2 for 5 with a double, four RBIs and a run scored to lead Marian. AJ Golembiewski went 2 for 5 with two runs scored and Matt Schneider had a pair of hits including a double.