Softball

High school sports roundup for Saturday, April 20

The Jacobs softball team beat Dundee-Crown, 12-8, Saturday in the Larkin Slugfest championship, finishing 3-0 at the Elgin Sports Complex.

The Golden Eagles (8-5) also beat Larkin, 15-0, in four innings and Oak Lawn, 10-2. Against D-C, Sarah Lynch was 4 for 4 with two RBIs and two runs, Savannah Svedman was 2 for 5 with a home run and three RBIs, Katie Armstrong had two hits, three runs scored and one RBI, and Emily Pena drove in two.

Delaney Garden entered in relief and picked up the win, allowing three unearned runs on five hits in five innings with six strikeouts and no walks. Alaina Azar and Mariana Lewis both drove in two for D-C (5-10), Hannah Gestrich was 3 for 4 with three runs scored and an RBI, and Megan Thompson had two hits and an RBI.

Against Larkin, Svedman had a home run and three RBIs, Pena had two doubles and three RBIs, Garden had a double, three runs scored and one RBI, and Abbey Nesnidal had four RBIs and scored two runs.

In the Eagles' win against Oak Lawn, Armstrong, Nesnidal and Lynch each had two hits and two RBIs. Garden picked up the win, allowing two runs (none earned) on six hits over seven innings, striking out nine and walking one.

Dundee-Crown 15, St. Edward 0 (4 inn.): At the Larkin Slugfest, Grace Dierwechter had a home run, two runs scored and four RBIs for the Chargers in a win over the Green Wave.

Thompson added three RBIs and two runs, Cady English was 3 for 3 with a double and two runs scored, Hannah Gestrich was 2 for 3 with three runs scored, and Azar and Abigail Arsenault had two RBIs apiece.

Caleigh Gertz and Kylie Ryza combined for a four-inning no-hitter with five strikeouts and three walks.

Dundee-Crown 12, Burlington Central 4: At the Larkin Slugfest, English (3 for 5) hit a solo home run and scored twice for the Chargers in a win against the Rockets. Gestrich had two hits and scored three runs, Azar drove in two, and Arsenault went 2 for 4 with two runs scored and one RBI. Gertz allowed three runs on seven hits in 6 1/3 innings with three strikeouts.

Crystal Lake South 8, Johnsburg 5: At the Woodstock Invitational, Loyola commit Brooke Kuffel finished 3 for 4 with a homer, two RBIs and two runs scored for the Gators. Baylee Kassel had a triple and three RBIs, and Maddie Bush and Emily Sulikowski both added a double. 

McKenna Diedrich had a home run and three RBIs, Megan Patterson had a double and two RBIs, and Kate Linkletter had two hits for the Skyhawks.

Crystal Lake South 13, Woodstock North 0 (5 inn.): At the Woodstock Invitational, Jessica Gwizdak had a pinch-hit homer with three RBIs and two runs scored for South. Sulikowski had a double and four RBIs, and Alexis Pupillo went 4 for 4 with a triple and two RBIs. Kuffel (2 for 4, double, four runs), Kassel (2 for 4, double), Bush (2 for 3, double) and Kyra Swartz (2 for 3, two runs) had one RBI apiece.

Christina Toniolo and Kuffel each tossed three scoreless innings for the Gators. Toniolo had five strikeouts, and Kuffel had four. Mackenzie Salazar added a double for the Thunder.

Crystal Lake South 21, Portage (Indiana) 0 (4 inn): At the Woodstock Invitational, the Gators (17-0) finished 3-0 at the tournament. Against Portage, Sulikowski was 3 for 3 with two home runs, including a grand slam, and nine RBIs. Pupillo was 3 for 4 with two doubles and four RBIs, Gwizdak had a homer, three runs scored and two RBIs, and Alyssa Niketopoulos was 2 for 2 with three RBIs and two runs scored. Toniolo and Kuffel combined on a four-inning, one-hitter with seven strikeouts.

Woodstock North 6, Crystal Lake Central 1: At the Woodstock Invitational, North's Ellie Thurow struck out 14 in a complete game, allowing three hits and a walk in a win for the Thunder. Mykenzie Selof had a double and two RBIs, and Abby Hartmann knocked in two.

Novy and Snell each had a double for Central. Morgann Paaske tossed four scoreless innings in relief, striking out five and walking one.

Crystal Lake Central 4, Woodstock 3: At the Woodstock Invitational, Paaske had a homer, two runs scored and two RBIs for Central and earned the win in their tournament opener. Paaske allowed one earned run on seven hits in seven innings with nine strikeouts. Baylee Snell was 2 for 3 with a home run and two RBIs.

Meghan Nixon had three hits and one RBI, and Katie Walsh and Kylie Ryan both drove in one for the Blue Streaks. Ryan took the loss, allowing three runs in six innings on seven hits with six strikeouts and a walk.

Portage 9, Crystal Lake Central 5: At the Woodstock Invitational, Jess Cruz had a double and drove in two in a loss for the Tigers (6-7). Ellie Berg had two hits and a double, and Valerie Novy had a double and one RBI.

Woodstock North 6, LaSalle-Peru 5: At the Woodstock Invitational, Hayley Matteson hit a walk-off, two-run single for the Thunder to close the tournament with a win. Matteson had three RBIs, Salazar had two, and Hartmann went 2 for 3 with a double and two RBIs. Mackenzie Spung added two hits and two runs scored.

Thurow allowed three earned runs on eight hits in seven innings, striking out 13 and walking two for North (6-7-1).

Johnsburg 10, Durand 8: At the Woodstock Invitational, Leah Kottke was 3 for 5 with two home runs, a double and three RBIs in a tournament win. Linkletter hit a solo homer, and Patterson was 3 for 4 with a home run and three RBIs. Hannah LaMotta added three hits and two RBIs. Addison Mass picked up the win, allowing three runs (two earned) in five innings.

Johnsburg 13, Durand 4: At the Woodstock Invitational, the Skyhawks (6-9) defeated Durand for the second time in the tournament to finish 2-1. Adriana Montewska was 2 for 4 with a home run and three RBIs, and Tess Wright went 3 for 4 with two doubles, three runs scored and two RBIs. Linkletter was 3 for 4 with a triple, and Patterson had two doubles and three RBIs.

Mass beat Durand for the second time, allowing four runs on six hits in five innings with five strikeouts and three walks.

Durand 16, Woodstock 13: At the Woodstock Invitational, Nixon, Walsh and CaroleAnn Goglin each drove in two runs for the Blue Streaks in a loss to the Bulldogs. Woodstock (5-6) committed 10 errors in the loss.

McHenry 1, Fremd 0: At Libertyville, Julia Druml pitched a no-hitter with eight strikeouts and no walks for the Warriors in a nonconference win against the Vikings. Druml allowed one base runner in seven innings on a hit-by-pitch. Kate Funk provided McHenry with its only run on a solo home run in the sixth. Lauren Sena added a double.

McHenry 15, Waubonsie Valley 0 (4 inn.): At Libertyville, Tori Boysen was 3 for 3 with two doubles and four RBIs for the Warriors. Jocelyn Currie had three hits, two runs scored and three RBIs, Taylor Zoephel had a double and drove in three, and Funk knocked in a pair.

Sena allowed four hits in four innings with three strikeouts and no walks for McHenry (7-7).

Cary-Grove 2-3, St. Charles North 1-4: At Cary, the Trojans split a nonconference doubleheader with the North Stars. Emma Hill allowed a run on four hits in seven innings. striking out six and walking three in a Game 1 victory. Kelly Johnson went 2 for 3 with a triple, a double and an RBI for C-G (7-6).

In Game 2, Johnson was 3 for 3 with one RBI, Jazzy Flashing was 2 for 3 with a double, and Katy Wieczorek and Paige Hoscheit added one RBI apiece. Hoscheit took the loss but allowed no earned runs over seven innings, scattering six hits.

Harvard 11-20, Rockford Guilford 1-2: At Harvard, Hannah Saucedo was 4 for 4 with three home runs, five RBIs and three runs scored in Game 1 of a doubleheader sweep for the Hornets (8-4).

Kimmyra Neal was 2 for 4 with a homer, a triple, two runs scored and three RBIs in Game 1, Michaela Froehlich was 3 for 4 with a home run, a double, three runs scored and two RBIs, and Montana Brincks had a double and one RBI.

In Game 2, Jennah Brookner had two homers, including a grand slam, along with eight RBIs and four runs scored for the Hornets. Froehlich had two doubles and three RBIs, Ariel Torres had a triple and three RBIs, and Neal went 3 for 4 with a double and two RBIs.

Sycamore 9-12, Prairie Ridge 2-9: At Crystal Lake, the Wolves (3-10) dropped both games of a nonconference doubleheader to the Spartans. Emmie Farnam was 3 for 3 with a home run, a double and an RBI in Game 1, and Kylie Leverenz had a double and drove in one.

In Game 2, Farnam had two home runs and four RBIs, Mackenzie Scully went 2 for 4 with a triple and an RBI, and Madi O'Brien and Leverenz each had a double and an RBI. Nichole Kiddy had two hits scored three runs.

Alden-Hebron 5, Random Lake (Wisconsin) 2: At Random Lake, Wisconsin, Zoe Deeringer struck out 16 in seven innings and had a double and two RBIs to lead the Giants (5-6) to a nonconference win over the Rams.

Anna Webber was 2 for 4 with a double, and Rachel Pahl had a double and two RBIs.

Marist 15-18, Marian Central 0-1: At Woodstock, the RedHawks finished with 34 hits in an East Suburban Catholic Conference sweep against the Hurricanes (7-12, 0-2 ESCC). Maggie Finnegan, Megan Bokowy and Faith Parchutz had hits in the first game. Marian was held to one hit in Game 2, a double by Emma Samonek. Jordan Tarzian drove in the Hurricanes' only run.

Glenbard South 4, Marengo 2: At Northern Illinois University's Mary Bell Stadium in DeKalb, Brooke Behrens struck out eight in a nonconference loss for the Indians (10-11). Behrens gave up four runs (one earned) on five hits and four walks in six innings. Hannah Ritter went 2 for 4 with an RBI, Grace Houghton went 2 for 3 with a double, and Christy Lee drove in one run.

GIRLS SOCCER

Prairie Ridge 3, Crystal Lake South 1: At Crystal Lake, Chelsea Gale, Nikki Anderson and Delaney Todd each scored for the Wolves in a Fox Valley Conference win. Kelly Gende, Abby Eriksen and Cat Crounse added assists for Prairie Ridge. 

Julia Lavorata scored for South (3-9-1, 1-3) and goalkeeper Maggie Rimer made eight saves.

Richmond-Burton 1, Marengo 0: At Richmond, Lilly Alberts scored a second-half goal off an assist from Victoria Rockwell as the Rockets (5-6-1, 4-4-1) won their Kishwaukee River Conference game over the Indians. R-B goalkeeper Kendall Haugaard made four saves. Marissa Knobloch made five saves for Marengo.

Dundee-Crown 3, Hoffman Estates 1: At Carpentersville, Katelyn Skibinski had a goal and assist for the Chargers (5-6) in a nonconference win. Makayla Gotter and Josie Munoz also scored, and Rylee Quillen and Della Griffin had assists. Diana Santillan made four saves in 68 minutes, and Kalyssa Gotter made one in 12 minutes.

BASEBALL

Cary-Grove 14, Dundee-Crown 0 (5 inn.): At Carpentersville, Josh Belgrave tossed a no-hitter for the Trojans (13-4, 7-2) in an FVC victory against the Chargers (4-12, 0-8). Belgrave struck out six with no walks, with three D-C hitters reaching on three Trojans errors.

Quinn Priester and L.J. Waco drove in two runs each, Ryan Weaver scored three runs, Jack Thompson had three hits, and Jacob Duncan had two hits and one RBI for C-G. Riley Fischer took the loss for D-C.

Hampshire 5, Crystal Lake Central 3: At Crystal Lake, Nick Sladek had three hits, two runs scored and one RBI for the Whip-Purs (11-5, 6-4) in an FVC win over the Tigers (6-10, 1-7). Matt Jachec had two hits and drove in two, and Andrew Krajecki and Kyle Miller each had two hits and a run.

Logan Nespor earned the win, giving up two earned runs on six hits in seven innings, striking out six and walking none.

Trey Desimone was 2 for 3 with one RBI, Jordan Daugherty was 2 for 3 with a double, and Alec Bolanowski and Lucas Irwin each drove in one for Central. James Mills took the loss, allowing four runs (two earned) in five innings.

Jacobs 23, Conant 11 (5 inn.): At Algonquin, the Eagles scored 11 runs in the second inning in a nonconference victory over the Cougars. Max Bielawski was 4 for 4 with a triple, a double and seven RBIs, Daniel Klein had a home run and drove in five, Timmy Slavich was 3 for 3 with a double and three RBIs, and Bryan Belo and Kyle Washington both added two RBIs for Jacobs (8-9).

Wilmot 11, Johnsburg 10: At Johnsburg, Ryan Linkletter was 3 for 4 with two doubles and five RBIs for the Skyhawks (7-6) in a nonconference loss to the Panthers. Zach Toussaint was 2 for 2 with three runs scored, Casey Burnopp had a double and three RBIs, and Josh Notriano (2 for 2, two runs) and Max Kegel (1 for 5, double, two runs) each drove in one.

Grayslake Central 5, Richmond-Burton 4: At Grayslake, the Rockets (9-10) saw a two-run lead going into the bottom of the seventh slip away in a nonconference loss. Luke Uhwat was 2 for 4 with a double, and pitcher James Barnas allowed one unearned run on three hits and a walk in four innings for R-B.

Marist 13-12, Marian Central 6-0: At Chicago, Kevin Ahler had two doubles and two RBIs as the Hurricanes (4-8, 0-5) dropped both games of their East Suburban Catholic Conference doubleheader. Ben Minecci drove in two in the opener, and Sam Lavin and Daniel Stumpf each had an RBI.

Alden-Hebron 14-17, Westminster Christian 1-2: At Elgin, the Judson twins held the Warriors to three runs in two games as the Giants (9-4, 7-1) won both games of their Northeastern Athletic Conference doubleheader.

Kyle Judson won the opener, striking out eight over four innings and allowing no earned runs. Brad Judson struck out 10 in 3 2/3 innings in Game 2. Paul Hartmann went 4 for 4 on the day with four RBIs.

Brad Judson was 5 for 7 with three RBIs, Kyle Judson was 3 for 4 with five runs and two RBIs, and T.J. Pauley had two hits, four runs and two RBIs. Logan Bohl finished 2 for 4 with three RBIs in Game 1.

Sycamore 14, Marengo 9: At Sycamore, the Indians (5-12) lost to the Spartans in nonconference action. Aiden Smith had a home run for Marengo.

BOYS TENNIS

Grayslake North Invite: At Grayslake, Huntley finished first at the eight-team meet with the doubles teams of Julian Collins and Jack Adams (No. 1) and Matt Grubbs and Ben Saiz (No. 3) taking first. Thomas Patel (No. 2 singles) and Drake Southwell and Andrew Burkey (No. 2 doubles) placed runner-up, and Saarav Desai (No. 1 singles) took third.

Downers Grove South Invitational: At Downers Grove, Thomas Nelson (No. 1 singles) and Kyle Burton (No. 2) each went 3-0 in straight sets as the Eagles won three of four duals. Jacobs beat Downers Grove North in separate duals and Waubonsie Valley, 3-2. Its only loss came against Lincoln-Way West, 3-2.

Ethan Schmidt and Brandon Dinh finished 3-1 at No. 2 doubles.

BOYS LACROSSE

Prairie Ridge 17, Lake Forest Academy 3: At Lake Forest, Jarred Tabor had a team-high four goals to lead the Wolves (6-0) to their sixth consecutive win. Ryan Kirchberg and Ethan Kirchberg each had three goals, and Brett Johnson had two. Sam Ripple made seven saves in the win.

Benet Academy 22, Marian Central 5: At Lisle, Kevin Blaz scored twice and had an assist as the Hurricanes lost to the Redwings in ESCC play. Matt Jablonski, Jack Whalon and Stephen Foster also had goals for Marian.

BADMINTON

DeKalb Invitational: At DeKalb, McHenry's Kimee Stachura finished first at No. 1 singles, leading the Warriors to second place in the team standings. Ashley Derflinger (No. 2 singles), Kylie McDonald (No. 3 singles) and Magie Diaz (No. 4 singles) finished runner-up for McHenry.

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