Huntley sophomore Evan Tocmo came through with a pinch-hit, RBI single in the top of the eighth inning to give Huntley a 5-4 victory over Prairie Ridge in Fox Valley Conference action Thursday in Crystal Lake.
The win clinchesa share of the FVC title for Huntley (26-5, 18-4 FVC) and drops Prairie Ridge to 17-13, 13-9. Huntley is two games ahead of McHenry with two gamesremaining.
Grant Yakimisky (3-0) pitched the final 1 1/3 innings, striking out three, to get the win.
Hunter Morlock and Nick Sargeant were both 2 for 3 for the Wolves.
McHenry 7, Hampshire 5: At McHenry, Dylan Honkala was 3 for 4 with two runs scored and threw two shutout innings to help the Warriors (22-10, 16-6) beat the Whip-Purs (13-18, 5-18) in FVC play.
Jake Evans was 2 for 4 with two RBIs for McHenry. Matt Jachec was 2 for 4 with an RBI for the Whips.
Dundee-Crown 3, Jacobs 2: At Carpentersville, Nick Gregory singled home Justin Lawson in the bottom of the seventh as the Chargers (7-25, 4-19 FVC) defeated the Golden Eagles (17-12-1, 13-9 FVC).
George Levterov allowed no earned runs in 3 2/3 innings and struck out five. Nick Cuciarone threw the last 3 1/3 and did not allow a hit or a walk.
Crystal Lake Central 4, Stillman Valley 1: At Stillman Valley, Alex Van Witzenburg went 2 for 3 with a double and two RBIs in a Tigers victory. Camden Nisenson went 2 for 3.
Reece Mensching pitched five innings for Central (17-17), allowing one earned run.
Woodstock 4, Marengo 3: At Marengo, the Blue Streaks (9-17, 8-10) won their fifth consecutive game behind Evan Bridges’ 6 2/3 strong innings in the Kishwaukee River Conference win.
Bridges did not have a strikeout, allowed seven hits and two earned runs. Kyle Dehn-Franklin, Tyler Peake and Dylan Grisolia all had two hits.
Aiden Smith was 2 for 4 with an RBI for the Indians (8-18, 5-12).
Woodstock North 3, Johnsburg 2 (13 inn.): At Woodstock, the Thunder (9-17-1, 6-11 KRC) got eight innings of relief from Jake Busse to defeat the Skyhawks (14-13, 9-9 KRC).
Busse threw 100 pitches in relief to get the win. Aaron Montgomery singled in the game-winner.
Burlington Central 11, Harvard 2: At Burlington, Jagur Streit was 2 for 3 with an RBI as the Hornets (9-18, 5-13 KRC) fell to the Rockets.
Richmond-Burton 6, Marian Central 2: At Woodstock, the Rockets won for the 12th time in 13 games as Dalton Wood drove in two runs and Luke Uhwat struck out eight batters in a nonconference game.
Brandon Bannon was 3 for 4 with two runs scored for R-B (19-10). Josh Arejola was 2 for 3 with an RBI for the Hurricanes (6-13-1).
BOYS TRACK AND FIELD
Class 3A St. Charles North Sectional: At St. Charles, Dundee-Crown’s Shandell Watson and Jack Michalski each qualified for state in the high jump with jumps of 6 feet, 2 inches.
The Chargers’ Adam Swanson qualified in the 800-meter run (1:57.94) in second place. Jason Miller qualified in second in the 200 (22.13). D-C’s 4x800 relay team of Jack Searles, Anthony Hurgoi, Joey DeVita and Swanson qualified for state in third (7:58.60).
Cary-Grove’s Andrew Stokes qualified in second place in the shot put (58-3). Jason Petko qualified in third place in the discus (163-8).
D-C was ninth as a team with 31.5 points. C-G was 11th (21 points). Hoffman Estates won the sectional title (89 points).
Woodstock 4, Richmond-Burton 0: At Woodstock, Joanna Watson threw 6 2/3 shutout innings as the Blue Streaks (9-11, 4-8) in a KRC win over the Rockets (8-8, 7-5).
Taylor Spanbauer was 2 for 3 with an RBI for Woodstock. Julia Vosburgh had the Streaks’ only other hit. Peyton Bannon was 2 for 3 for R-B.
Woodstock North 7, Harvard 6: At Harvard, the Thunder (17-10, 7-5 KRC) scored one run in each of the last two innings to beat the Hornets (6-13, 1-11 KRC).
North pitcher Ellie Thurow threw three innings in relief, striking out six. Piper Benedict singled and scored on an error in the sixth for North. Abby Hartmann scored on two errors in the seventh.
Huntley 8, Cary-Grove 3: At Huntley, Autumn Kasal was 3 for 3 with four RBIs as the Red Raiders (26-5, 14-1 FVC) defeated the Trojans (14-11, 6-9 FVC).
Sofia Tenuta was 2 for 4 with two RBIs, while Tiffany Giese was 2 for 3 and Marley Reicher was 3 for 4.
Alina Krembuszewski and Kelly Johnson were both 2 for 4 for the Trojans.
McHenry 15, Crystal Lake Central 2: At McHenry, Lauren Schmitz was 2 for 3 with four RBIs to lead the Warriors (10-15, 2-11) to an FVC win over the Tigers (7-17, 2-13).
Tori Boysen and Kate Funk each drove in three for McHenry.
Marengo 7, Genoa-Kingston 0: At Genoa, Anna Walsweer and McKenna Skow each drove in two runs as the Indians (23-4) won their nonconference game against the Cogs.
Brooke Behrens and Kiley Christopher combined for six strikeouts and allowed two hits in the win.
Crystal Lake South 10, Marian Central 3: At Crystal Lake, Brooke Kuffel had a double, a triple and drove in five runs as the Gators (19-6) defeated the Hurricanes (12-7) in their nonconference game.
Kyra Swartz was 2 for 2 with three RBIs for South.
Dundee-Crown 2, Sycamore 1: At Sycamore, Sydney Ruggles was 2 for 3 with an RBI and allowed four hits while striking out five as the Chargers (18-10) won their nonconference game over the Spartans.
Prairie Ridge 13, Warren 0 (5 inn.): At Gurnee, Haley Barnes struck out five and allowed one hit as the Wolves (9-13) rolled to a nonconference win.
Nicole Kiddy and Isabella Crimaldi were both 4 for 4 with an RBI.