Tiffany Giese became the winningest pitcher in Huntley softball history Wednesday as the Red Raiders beat Leyden, 12-3, in nonconference action at the Ballpark in Rosemont.
Giese earned her 73rd career win and passed 2009 Huntley graduate Sam Clemons, who had 72. Giese (8-0) allowed three runs on six hits in four innings and struck out one.
Marley Reicher was 3 for 4 with three runs scored and an RBI for Huntley (9-1), Autumn Kasal went 2 for 4 with a triple, two RBIs and two runs, and Sofia Tenuta went 2 for 2 with a double and three RBIs.
Richmond-Burton 7, Woodstock North 4: At Woodstock, the Rockets handed the Thunder their first loss of the year in Kishwaukee River Conference action. Kaitie Regnier was 2 for 4 with a homer, two RBIs and two runs, and Peyton Bannon had a triple and drove in one for R-B (3-1, 2-0 KRC).
Sophie Schwegel threw all seven innings, giving up three earned runs on six hits with four strikeouts. For North (7-1, 1-1), Ellie Thurow gave up three earned runs on five hits in five innings with six strikeouts and a walk. Thurow was 2 for 2 with a double and an RBI, and Mackenzie Salazar had a solo homer.
Cary-Grove 6, Prairie Ridge 5: At Cary, Anna Whitaker singled in the winning run in the seventh to give the Trojans (5-1, 2-0 FVC) an FVC win. Whitaker went 2 for 3 with three RBIs, and Alina Krembuszewski was 3 for 3 with a double and two runs. Emma Hill threw all seven innings for the win, allowing an earned run on nine hits.
Emmie Farnam had two doubles, two runs and two RBIs for the Wolves (2-2, 1-1), Maddie O'Brien had two doubles and an RBI.
Marengo 12, Antioch 2 (5 inn.): At Marengo, Mikayla Wzientek had a homer and three RBIs for the Indians (6-1) in a nonconference win. Hannah Ritter was 3 for 3 with three runs, Susie Nawrot (2 for 4) had a double and two RBIs, and Lauren Aubry was 3 for 4 with two doubles, two RBIs and two runs. Dani Hartmann went 2 for 3 with a double and drove in two, and Haley Minogue scored three runs and drove in one.
Riley Connell (2 for 4, RBI) earned the win and allowed an earned run on five hits in five innings with four strikeouts.
Marian Central 20, St. Edward 0 (5 inn.): At Elgin, Maggie Finnegan was 4 for 5 with two homers, a triple, four runs and six RBIs for the Hurricanes (5-1) in a nonconference win. Jenna Golembiewski was 3 for 5 with a homer, three runs and three RBIs, Molly Finnegan was 4 for 5 with a double and four runs, and Megan Bokowy was 4 for 5 with a double, triple and two RBIs.
Kaeti Miller had two doubles and two RBIs, Ellen Sharp (2 for 2) had a double and two RBIs, Laura Black had a triple and drove in one, and Amelia Fitzgerald had two RBIs and two runs. Jamie Gatz and Faith Parchutz combined on the two-hit shutout.
Jacobs 4, Lake Zurich 1: At Lake Zurich, Delaney Garden had eight strikeouts in a complete-game victory, allowing a run on six hits and no walks for the Golden Eagles (4-2-1). Kerri Healy went 2 for 4 with two runs, Garden was 3 for 4, and Gaby Silva was 2 for 3.
Burlington Central 12, Harvard 1 (5 inn.): At Burlington, Montana Brincks had three of Harvard's five hits in a nonconference loss to the Rockets. Allison Musgrove took the loss for the Hornets (1-3, 0-2 KRC).
Grant 9, Crystal Lake South 8: At Fox Lake, Carly Chovanec was 2 for 4 with a homer, two runs and two RBIs for the Gators (4-1) in their nonconference loss. Alyssa Niketopoulos was 2 for 4 with two RBIs, Brooke Kuffel was 2 for 3 with a double and an RBI, and Christina Toniolo was 2 for 4 with two runs scored.
Woodstock North 7, Harvard 0: At Harvard, Taylor Prerost had four goals and added an assist to lead the Thunder to the KRC victory. With the win, North (8-1, 6-0 KRC) matched its highest win total in program history, set in in 2012 and 2017.
Shea Jones added two goals and an assist, Lauren Kunke had a goal and an assist, and Mariana Vergara and Anastasia Mazzanti each had an assist.
Cary-Grove 3, Prairie Ridge 1: At Crystal Lake, Alex Riehman tossed six innings and allowed one run for the Trojans (7-2-1, 2-2 FVC) in an FVC win. Riehman allowed five hits with four strikeouts, also walking four. Ryan Ignoffo struck out two and picked up the save.
Tristan Atkins drove in two runs for C-G, Ignoffo had a double and an RBI, and Billy Blank drove in one. Colin Lamb drove in a run for the Wolves (7-6, 3-2).
Richmond-Burton 6, Harvard 0: At Richmond, Jake Rosing struck out 10 in six innings for the Rockets (5-7, 2-1) in a KRC win. Rosing gave up two hits and a walk. Robbie Copenharve was 2 for 4 and drove in two runs, and Tyler Anderson went 2 for 3 and drove in one.
Josh Peterson took the loss for the Hornets (4-5, 1-2).
Burlington Central 10, Woodstock 2: At Woodstock, Jacob Waryck was 2 for 4 and drove in two for the Blue Streaks (1-7, 0-2 KRC) in a KRC loss. Tyler Peake went 2 for 3 with a double and two runs.
Huntley 15, Crystal Lake Central 4: At Crystal Lake, Jordan Goldstein finished 3 for 6 with six RBIs as the Red Raiders (10-1, 3-0) beat the Tigers (6-5, 0-2) in FVC action. Michael Boland was 2 for 3 with a double, three runs and two RBIs and Kamrin Hoffmann and Kyle Maurer each added a double and two RBIs.
Nick Laxner picked up the win, allowing four runs in five innings with three strikeouts. Reece Mensching and Alex Van Witzenburg both went 2 for 3 with an RBI for the Tigers, and Richie Hintz went 2 for 3 with two runs scored.
Dundee-Crown 11, Hampshire 8: At Carpentersville, the Chargers trailed, 8-0, but came back to beat the Whip-Purs in FVC play. Hampshire scored all eight runs in the third. D-C (2-6, 1-2 FVC) scored twice in the third, once in the fourth and added eight runs in the fifth to take the lead.
Zach Hahn was 2 for 4 with two doubles and an RBI, Nick Gregory was 2 for 4 with two runs, and Erik Hedmark was 2 for 3 with a double and drove in one. Henry Smith was 2 for 2 with two runs and an RBI.
For Hampshire (7-5, 1-3), Jon Mroz had a double and three RBIs, and Zach Golden was 2 for 4 with a triple and an RBI.
Woodstock North 4, Marengo 4 (susp.): At Marengo, the Thunder and Indians will resume play Thursday in the top of the ninth inning after their game was suspended because of darkness.
GIRLS TRACK AND FIELD
Harvard Meet: The host Hornets were strong in the sprint events and finished with 93 points to win a five-team meet at Dan Horne Field.
Woodstock (90) was second, Woodstock North (77) was third, followed by North Boone (60) and Christian Life (38).
Harvard won the 4x100 relay with Kylee Mortimer, Yalixa Navarez, Cassandra Bailey and Haily Hill. The Hornets won the 4x200 with Mortimer, Brianne Busse, Navarez and Pieper Figel.
Lizeth Flores won the 400, Hill was second in the 100, Mortimer won the pole vault and Kayla Austin won the 3,200.
Woodstock was led by Syd Heidtke, who won the 100 high and 300 low hurdles. Shannon Koscinski won the 1,600, Kylie Hagmann won the 800 and Theresa Presisto won the long jump. Koscinski, Hagmann, Lauren Wietermann and Madelyn Scolio teamed up to win the 4x800 relay.
Woodstock North was led by its 4x400 relay team of Amber Elliott, Emma Mergl, Michelle Velasco and Mikayla Deehring, which won that event. Payton Saldana was second in the 200, Maddie Miller was second in the 400.
BOYS TRACK AND FIELD
Harvard Meet: Woodstock North won the three sprint relays and four individual events to take first place with 125 points at the five-team meet at Dan Horne Field.
Woodstock (110) was second, followed by Harvard (64), North Boone (52) and Christian Life (10).
Joe Grover (110 high hurdles), Carter Coalson (300 intermediate hurdles), Luke Duenas (400) and Elijah Pena (triple jump) all took firsts.
The Thunder’s Brandon Waldack, Colin Zinn, Aidan Filetti and Keith Webb Jr. won the 4x100, while Waldack, Zinn, Pena and Webb won the 4x200. Grover, Austin Zieman, Duenas and Filetti won the 4x400.
Woodstock’s Athony Thomas (3,200), Sean Doyle (discus), Nate Sciarro (high jump) and the 4x800 team of Jack Hansen, Alex Fetzner, Logan Hagmann and David Kruse won events.
Harvard’s Keenan Brummett won the 100 and the long jump. Ryan Stephens won the 200.
Cary-Grove 6, Lake Zurich 1: At Cary, the Trojans improved to 2-1 with a win over the Bears. Michael Ptaszek won at No. 1 singles, and Daniel Sowa and Matt Poole won at No. 1 doubles.
Also winning for C-G were Thomas Conneen (No. 2 singles), Michael Greenwald (No. 3 singles), Colin Enstrom and Teddy Price (No. 3 doubles), and Joe Stanley and Pat Miller (No. 4 doubles).
Crystal Lake Central 3, Marian Central 2: At Crystal Lake, the Tigers (3-1) defeated the Hurricanes in nonconference action. John Wallace won at No. 1 singles for Central, and Josh Marcus and Maverick Edwards added a win at No. 1 doubles.
Ian Shuman and Carl Weckerlin (No. 3 doubles) also won for Central, and Ian Brzeski (No. 2 singles) and James Lydon and Andrew Lydon (No. 2 doubles) won for Marian (3-1).
Grant 4, McHenry 3: At McHenry, the Bulldogs swept the Warriors (0-3) in all three singles matches. McHenry's Ramsey Trost and Wyatt Glave won at No. 1 doubles. Joe Mihevc and Liam Nielsen won at No. 3 doubles, and Cole Barroso and Jakob Pipkin won at No. 4 doubles.
Prairie Ridge 7, Hampshire 0: At Crystal Lake, the Wolves moved to 4-3 overall and 2-0 in the FVC. Winning at singles for Prairie Ridge were Mason Kueller (No. 1), James Lasak (No. 2), and Jonathan Robinson (No. 3).
Also winning were Patrick Nasta and Daniel Lamar (No. 1 doubles), Devarsi Rawal and Ben Lingner (No. 2), Jakub Rugala and Jared Arkell (No. 3), and Hunter Fredrick and Ohm Patel (No. 4).