Baseball

High school sports roundup for Saturday, April 13

Prairie Ridge's baseball team took advantage of two Crystal Lake Central errors in the top of the sixth inning to break an 8-8 tie Saturday and beat the Tigers, 14-9, in the teams' Fox Valley Conference game in Crystal Lake.

Ben Harris finished 3 for 5 for the Wolves (13-3, 7-1 FVC) with two doubles, including a two-run double in the sixth, and drove in five runs. Alex Powers went 3 for 4 with a double and two RBIs, and Dominic Listi had a triple, three runs scored and two RBIs.

Keegan Garis recorded a double with three runs scored and an RBI, and Jacob Reichert added two hits and two runs scored. Holden Phelps struck out three and walked two in two innings of relief, allowing an unearned run. Harris picked up the save.

Jordan Daugherty and Trey Desimone (2 for 4, double) had two hits and two RBIs apiece for Central (6-6, 1-3), Dean Mlaka was 2 for 2 with three walks and three runs, and Alec Bolanowski was 3 for 5 with two runs and an RBI. James Mills scored three runs batting ninth.

Hampshire 9, Jacobs 3: At Algonquin, Brady Young and Logan Nespor combined on a two-hitter for the Whip-Purs (8-5, 3-4) in a Fox Valley Conference win against the Eagles (5-9, 2-5). Young allowed two runs on one hit in two innings with three strikeouts and four walks. Nespor went the last five innings and allowed a run on one hit with four strikeouts and a walk.

Matt Jachec hit a homer and scored two runs, Nick Sladek had a triple and and an RBI, and Dylan Petrey drove in two. Luke Holub drove in one of Jacobs' three runs, while Christian Scianna and Andrew Balkcom had the only two hits. Dominic Tenayuca started and allowed five runs (one earned) on two hits in three innings.

Marengo 10, Belvidere 3: At Belvidere, Kyle Klenske threw a complete game to earn his first varsity win for the Indians (4-9) in nonconference action. Klenske had six strikeouts, giving up three runs on seven hits in seven innings. 

Aiden Smith had a double and three RBIs, Nick Wascher added a double and two RBIs, and Danny Schenk was 3 for 4 with an RBI and three runs scored.

Dundee-Crown 11, Schaumburg 1 (5 inn.): At Carpentersville, Justin Lawson had two doubles and three RBIs for the Chargers (3-9) in a nonconference win. Justin Colon was 2 for 2 with a double, two RBIs and three runs, and Nick Gregory had two doubles, two runs and two RBIs. Joey Marczyk gave up one run on two hits in five innings, striking out two and walking one.

Woodstock North 11, Lakes 10: At Woodstock, Felipe De Avila finished 3 for 4 with a home run, a triple, six RBIs and three runs scored in a nonconference win for the Thunder (7-5). Darren Schneider had two doubles, three runs scored and one RBI, Brayden Klesch had two hits and scored three runs, and Mason Carlisle added a double and drove in two. Klesch picked up the win in relief.

Richmond-Burton 16, Genoa-Kingston 3 (5 inn.): At Richmond, Clayton Jarocki had a three-run home run, and Griffith Taylor finished 2 for 3 with a double and two RBIs in a nonconference win for the Rockets (7-8). Sean Wallace struck out seven in three innings for the win. He allowed three runs (two earned) on a hit and three walks.

Johnsburg 5, Grayslake Central 4: At Grayslake, Joey Hagen earned the win and hit a three-run homer to lead the Skyhawks (5-4) over the Rams. Hagen pitched 2 2/3 innings in relief, giving up a run on two hits. Ryan Linkletter was 2 for 4 with a solo homer and two runs.

Joliet Catholic 15, Marian Central 0 (5 inn.): At Woodstock, Ben Minneci had the only hit for the Hurricanes (4-5, 0-2) in an East Suburban Catholic Conference loss. Mike Gurka struck out six and walked one for Joliet Catholic in a complete-game win.

Woodstock 2, St. Edward 1: At Woodstock, Jacob Waryck, Evan Bridges and Clark Shulfer combined to allow four hits in a nonconference loss for the Blue Streaks (2-6). St. Edward scored the game-winning run on an error in the sixth. Garrett Swan had two hits for Woodstock.

Alden-Hebron 4-1, Christian Liberty 1-8: At Hebron, the Giants (5-4, 3-1) split a Northeastern Athletic Conference doubleheader. Brad Judson struck out 15 in 6 2/3 innings in Game 1, allowing a run on two hits and four walks. Judson added a double and two RBIs, Mikey Ellison drove in one, and Tommy McCallion went 2 for 3.

Kyle Judson took the loss in Game 2, giving up seven runs (three earned) on six hits in four innings with three strikeouts and two walks. Cody Kurcab was 2 for 2 with an RBI, and Brad Judson had a triple.

GIRLS SOCCER

Jacobs 4, Glenbard West 3: At the PepsiCo Showdown in Schaumburg, Dominique Anderson scored all four goals for the Golden Eagles (6-6-1), who will play for a tournament championship for the second year in a row.

Downers Grove North 4, Dundee-Crown 1: At the PepsiCo Showdown, Hailey Eckersberg scored in the 35th minute for the Chargers (4-5) in a loss to the Trojans. Makayla Gotter had an assist, and Kalyssa Gotter made eight saves.

Lincoln-Way East 2, Huntley 0: At the PepsiCo Showdown, the Red Raiders (5-4-2) were shut out against the Griffins, who scored both goals in the first 10 minutes. Jenna Franklin and Alexis Kozak made one save apiece for Huntley.

Crystal Lake Central 2, Glenbard East 1: At the PepsiCo Showdown, Ellie Montford and Emma Bolanowski had goals for the Tigers (8-1) in a win over the Rams. Nora Ryan made nine saves, and Abbey Kramer and Grace Rokos added assists.

Stagg 5, Woodstock North 2: At the PepsiCo Showdown, Abbey Svitak and Janet Cortez scored for the Thunder in a tournament loss. Abbi Burg and Katelynn Ward had assists, and Hannah Fink made 12 saves for North (4-5-1).

Whitney Young 3, Woodstock 1: At the PepsiCo Showdown, the Blue Streaks (2-5-1) dropped their tournament game to the Dolphins.

Marian Central 1, Marian Catholic 0: At Chicago Heights, Caroline Binotti scored off an assist from Kathleen Stumpf as the Hurricanes started ESCC play with a win. Meghan Lingle made two saves in the first half, and Mackenzie Schwalbach had three saves in the second half in a combined shutout for Marian Central (1-5, 1-0).

SOFTBALL

Antioch 9, McHenry 1 (6 inn.): At Antioch, Taylor Zoephel had a double and scored a run for the Warriors in a nonconference loss. Antioch hit three homers. Ashley Zoephel had a double, and Jocelyn Currie drove in one for McHenry.

Richmond-Burton 7, McHenry 2 (5 inn.): At Antioch, the Rockets scored six runs in the bottom of the fifth to beat the Warriors in nonconference play. Carys De Lucia was 2 for 3 with a homer and three RBIs, Kaitie Regnier had three hits and scored two runs, and Jesse Klicker drove in two. Bella Spittler had two hits and an RBI.

Klicker picked up the win, allowing two runs on three hits in five innings. Kyra Lard had a solo homer for McHenry, and Kate Funk had a double and an RBI.

Antioch 6, Richmond-Burton 5: At Antioch, Peyton Bannon was 2 for 2 with a home run and drove in two runs in a nonconference loss. Klicker had a double and a pair of RBIs.

Richmond-Burton 11, Zion-Benton 10: At Antioch, Bannon was 3 for 4 with a homer, two doubles and five RBIs to lead the Rockets (7-1-1) to a nonconference win. Caitlin Pruitt had two doubles and one RBI, Bella Spittler went 3 for 4 with two steals, two runs scored and one RBI, and Peyton Kupsak was 2 for 3 with two runs and an RBI. Klicker picked up the win in relief, allowing an unearned run in three innings.

McHenry 17, Zion-Benton 0 (4 inn.): At Antioch, Madison McDaniel was 3 for 3 with five RBIs to lead the Warriors (3-7) past the Zee-Bees. Funk had a homer, double and four RBIs, Currie was 4 for 4 with two doubles and three RBIs, and Ashley Zoephel, Taylor Zoephel and Lauren Sena each drove in one. Alyssa Pearson struck out eight in four innings and allowed only one hit.

Huntley 9, St. Charles East 0: At Marengo, Briana Bower hit a home run and threw a no-hitter with 15 strikeouts to lead the Red Raiders past the Fighting Saints. Bower allowed one base runner on a walk. Bower has two perfect games and a no-hitter this season.

Grace Kutz had a three-hit day with two home runs, a double and six RBIs, and Teagan O'Rilley and Bower each had solo homers.

Pontiac 10, Huntley 0: At Marengo, Illinois commit Regan Krause tossed a no-hitter against the Raiders (13-4), striking out 14 and walking one. 

Ottawa 4, Marengo 3: At Marengo, Dani Hartmann and Grace Houghton each hit home runs for Marengo in a nonconference loss. Hartmann drove in two runs, and Houghton had two hits. Brooke Behrens took the loss, giving up four runs (two earned) on seven hits in seven innings. She struck out two and walked four.

Oshkosh North (Wisconsin) 17, Marengo 10: At Marengo, North had 21 hits and six home runs in a win over the Indians. Lauren Aubry finished 3 for 4 with a homer, a double, two RBIs and three runs, Dani Hartmann had a solo homer and two runs scored, and Isabella Durham had a double and two RBIs. Kiley Christopher added two RBIs.

Pontiac 12, Marengo 10: At Marengo, Hartmann had a homer and five RBIs in a loss for the Indians (10-8). Mikayla Wzientek was 3 for 5 with four RBIs, Houghton had two doubles, Hannah Ritter was 4 for 4 with a double and four runs, and McKenna Skow had a double and two runs.

Burlington Central 4-1, Jacobs 2-14: At Algonquin, the Golden Eagles split a nonconference doubleheader against the Rockets. Jacobs was held to three hits in Game 1. Delaney Garden pitched all seven innings and gave up four runs on four hits. She struck out eight with no walks.

The Eagles (5-4) pounded out 15 hits in Game 2 with six players finishing with multiple hits in a five-inning victory. Hannah Slocum and Jennifer Entz had three RBIs apiece, Sarah Lynch (2 for 3, double) and Emily Pena each had two runs and two RBIs, and Garden had two hits and two runs.

Abby Ziwiski had two RBIs, and Chanel Gerardy had two hits and an RBI. Alexa Carlson and Lynch combined to allow only one hit.

Badger (Wisconsin) 4, Woodstock North 2: At Woodstock, the Badgers broke a 2-2 tie with two runs in the top of the sixth to beat the Thunder (3-5-1) in nonconference play. Chloe Vermett was 3 for 4 with three doubles and an RBI, Abby Hartmann had two hits, and Hayley Matteson had a double and drove in one. 

Ellie Thurow allowed four runs (two earned) on eight hits over seven innings, striking out six with no walks. 

Grayslake North 16-7, Prairie Ridge 5-9: At Crystal Lake, the Wolves split a nonconference doubleheader against the Knights. Emmie Farnam hit two solo homers in Game 1, Maggie Schremp was 2 for 4 with a double and an RBI, Kylie Leverenz added three hits, and Jill Minutillo had two hits and one RBI.

Isabella Crimaldi had a double and three RBIs in Game 2, Leverenz was 3 for 4 with a double and two RBIs, and Julia Vosberg had two hits and a double for Prairie Ridge (2-7) Farnam and Nichole Kiddy scored two runs apiece.

Woodstock 10-12, Guilford 0-6: At Woodstock, Nichole Piquette threw a five-inning no-hitter in Game 1 of a nonconference doubleheader sweep for the Blue Streaks (5-3). Piquette struck out six and walked two, needing only 59 pitches in the victory. Piquette also had a big day at the plate, going 3 for 4 with two doubles and three RBIs. CaroleAnn Goglin smacked a solo homer, Kaley Beckman was 2 for 2 with a double, two runs scored, two steals and an RBI, and Meghan Nixon drove in two.

In Game 2, Kylie Ryan was 3 for 4 with two home runs, two runs scored and two RBIs, Nixon went 3 for 4 with a double, two steals and three RBIs, and Michelle Hanson had three hits with a double, three runs scored and an RBI. Lauryn Hahn had two doubles, two runs scored and an RBI. Ryan struck out eight batters and allowed only one hit in five shutout innings.

Harvard 6, Alden-Hebron 2: At Harvard, Kerrigan Kotecki was 3 for 4 with two doubles and two runs scored in a nonconference win for the Hornets (6-2). Allison Musgrove struck out 10 over seven innings with no walks to earn the win, allowing two runs on three hits. Michaela Froehlich smacked two doubles and an RBI, Hannah Saucedo had a homer and two RBIs, and Corinna Pelayo had two doubles and one RBI.

Zoe Deeringer struck out 11 for the Giants (3-5), allowing six runs on 11 hits, and had a pair of hits. Rachel Pahl had an RBI.

Johnsburg 9-11, Lakes 6-6: At Johnsburg, the Skyhawks swept a nonconference doubleheader against the Eagles. McKenna Diedrich was 2 for 3 with a double, two runs scored and two RBIs in Game 1. Kate Linkletter had a home run, a triple and an RBI, and Sedona Pecucci was 2 for 3 with two RBIs for Johnsburg (4-7).

Adriana Montewska was 2 for 3 with a home run, two runs and four RBIs in Game 2. Tess Wright finished 2 for 4 with a double and two RBIs, and Sarah Metze drove in one. Addison Mass picked up the victory in Game 1, and Amber Smith won Game 2.

Hampshire 10, Farmington 0 (5 inn.): At Elgin, Sarah Bowen, Hailey Hall and Miki Snider hit home runs for the Whips. Hall drove in three runs, Bowen had three hits, three runs scored and an RBI, and Snider had two RBIs and two runs scored.

Alyssa Cork (2 for 2) had a double and two runs scored, and Shai-Ann Currie was 2 for 3 with two RBIs. Currie tossed five scoreless innings, allowing five hits and striking out two.

Hampshire 18, Aurora Central Catholic 8 (5 inn.): At Elgin, the Whips (5-6) pounded out 20 hits in a nonconference win. Cork was 3 for 5 with a homer and three RBIs, Morgan Haefling was 3 for 4 with a homer, four runs scored and two RBIs, and Bowen was 4 for 5 with a double, four runs scored and two RBIs. Katie Del Re had four hits and scored five runs, Currie and Shelby Siegbahn had two hits each, Miki Snider drove in two, and Anna Altman had a double and two runs scored.

BOYS TRACK AND FIELD

Ed Reeves Invitational: At Marengo, Ki Norgard won the long and triple jumps to lead the Blue Streaks to the team title at Rod Poppe Fields with 164 points in the six-team meet. Marengo was second with 129, and Richmond-Burton was third with 105.

Norgard’s firsts, along with Julio Arellano’s first in the 1,600 meters, were the Streaks’ only wins for the meet. They racked up their points with seconds and thirds to take the team championship. Jack Hansen (3,200), Liam Spear (110 high hurdle, 300 intermediate hurdles), Tim Maidment (100), Chris Crenshaw (long jump) and Mason Hurless (discus) all had seconds.

Marengo’s Finn Schirmer won both hurdles, along with the 100 and 200. The Indians’ Aaron Shepard won the high jump, and Brock Bertrand won the discus.

R-B got wins from Thomas Koschak (3,200) and its 4x100, 4x200 and 4x400 relays.

Harvard’s Reid Stricker won the 400 and ran on the Hornets’ winning 4x800 relay team. Johnsburg had champions with Tyler Prouty (shot put) and Brady Conway (pole vault).

Smith/Strong Invitational: At Minooka, Huntley’s Ian Geisler won the 3,200 to lead the Red Raiders to third place with 80 points in the 16-team meet. Batavia (93) won the meet, and Oak Park-River Forest (89) was second.

Huntley got second-place finishes from Josh Guyer (triple jump), Alex Pitrone (shot put), Antonio Passarelli (200) and Zach Fitzgerald (long jump). Kevin Adams took third in the 300 hurdles, and Jadon Conroy was fourth in the 1,600.

McHenry’s only placer was Alex Valle, who was third in the discus.

GIRLS TRACK AND FIELD

Ed Reeves Invitational: At Marengo, Emily Albrecht (100), Theresa Presisto (400), Shannon Koscinski (1,600), Katie Steponaitis (200) and Syd Heidtke (long jump) had first-place finishes for Woodstock as the Blue Streaks won the six-team meet at Rod Poppe Fields.

Steponaitis, Albrecht, Maddie Lazzarotto and Heidtke won the 4x100. Albrecht, Heidtke, Lazzarotto and Presisto won the 4x400. Koscinski, Amelia Ferrarini, Ireland Dunnett and Lauren Wieterman won the 4x800.

Harvard (113) finished second, Richmond-Burton (97 1/2) was third, and Marengo (97) was fourth.

Harvard got wins from Aubrey Baird (100 high hurdles) and Kylee Mortimer (pole vault).

R-B’s winners were Amanda Allport (3,200) and Catherine Miller (800).

Marengo’s Bailey Bertrand swept the shot put and discus. The Indians also got firsts from Jordan Parker (triple jump) and Carlie Seeman (300 low hurdles).

BOYS TENNIS

Geneva Invitational: At Geneva, Huntley took second at the eight-team tournament. Saarav Desai (No. 1 singles), Thomas Patel (No. 2 singles), Julian Collins and Jack Adams (No. 1 doubles) and Justin Schee and Andrew Burkey (No. 2 doubles) all went 2-1 for the Raiders.

Harlem Invitational: At Machesney Park, Cary-Grove's Luke Roe and Dan Boldt took second at No. 2 doubles to lead the Trojans to third place behind Glenbrook North and Homewood-Flossmoor.

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