Dundee-Crown jumped out to the early lead over DeKalb Tuesday with eight runs in the second inning en route to a 12-7 nonconference baseball win over the Barbs in DeKalb.
Brett Buske finished 2 for 4 with a home run, two steals, three runs scored and an RBI for the Chargers (13-15), Erik Hedmark went 3 for 5 with two runs scored, two steals and two RBIs, and Scott Wojcik went 2 for 4 with two doubles, two runs scored and an RBI.
Also for D-C, Conor Ryan had a triple, RBI and a run scored, Jon Mays drove in one with a steal, Ryan Denz was 2 for 4 with a double, an RBI and a run, and Sean Jay finished 2 for 4 with a run and two RBIs.
Joey Marczyk went 1 for 2 with an RBI and also picked up the win, allowing three runs (two earned) on four hits in four innings. He struck out four and walked two. Ben Schilf earned a save, throwing the last three innings. He allowed four runs on five hits with three strikeouts and a walk.
St. Patrick 8, Marian Central 2: At Kerry Wood Cubs Field in Chicago, Josh Arejola was 2 for 3 with a double and an RBI for the Hurricanes (6-17, 2-12) in an East Suburban Catholic Conference loss.
Also for Marian Central, Harry Beck drove in a run and Isaac Kaufmann and AJ Golembiewski both went 1 for 3 with a run scored. Matt Schneider took the loss, giving up four runs on eight hits in three innings with three strikeouts and a walk. Jacob Levendoski pitched three innings in relief and allowed four runs (two earned) on five hits.
McHenry 17, Richmond-Burton 0 (5 inn.): At Petersen Park in McHenry, Michael Lasiewicz finished 2 for 3 with a double and three RBIs to lead the Warriors (20-10) to the nonconference victory. Dylan Honkala was 2 for 3 with two RBIs and two runs, Nick Finley went 3 for 3 with two doubles, four runs scored and an RBI, and Colton Klein went 2 for 2 with a steal, two runs scored and two RBIs.
Owen Patzin had a double and two runs, Joe Kaminski was 2 for 4 with two RBIs, and Zac McMichael (1 for 1, double), Nick Morris and Bobby Miller each drove in a run for McHenry. Lasiewicz earned the win, allowing four hits in four innings with five strikeouts and a walk.
Brandon Bannon, Jake Kaufman, Ryan Zimmer and Robbie Copenharve all had hits for the Rockets (14-14).