High school sports roundup for Monday, May 6

Jacobs' boys tennis team clinched the regular-season Fox Valley Conference championship after a 7-0 victory over Crystal Lake Central on Monday in Crystal Lake. 

Jacobs freshman Thomas Nelson defeated Central senior John Wallace, 6-4, 6-2, in the No. 1 singles match. Kyle Burton and Jed Sia won at No. 2 and No. 3 singles, respectively. 

Kevin Burton and John Kaiser defeated Alex Kershaw and Jared Otlewis, 6-0, 6-0, at No. 1 doubles. Ethan Schmidt and Brandon Dinh won at No. 2 doubles. Ben Cannon and Justin Brzeski won at No. 3 doubles. Alex Luy and Chris Kastritis won at No. 4 doubles for the Golden Eagles (26-9, 8-0 FVC). 

The FVC Tournament begins Friday at Crystal Lake Central and Prairie Ridge. 

Prairie Ridge 6, Cary-Grove 1: At Crystal Lake, the Wolves won all but one match in an FVC win. Jonathan Robinson and Nathan Kim won the No. 2 and No. 3 singles matches, respectively, for Prairie Ridge. 

Max Kueller and Jared Arkell defeated C-G’s Ted and Thomas Conneen, 6-0, 6-4, at No. 1 doubles. Prairie Ridge’s Hunter Fredrick and Samuel Kim won at No. 2 doubles. Mark Kuechenberg and Ohm Patel won at No. 3 doubles. Jacob Manley and Akash Sureshkumar won at No. 4 doubles. 

At No. 1 singles, C-G’s Daniel Sowa defeated Jakub Rugala, 6-0, 6-4. 

Hampshire 5, McHenry 2: At Hampshire, the Whip-Purs swept all four doubles matches in an FVC victory. Hampshire’s Blake Snider and John McCann defeated McHenry’s Sean Fischler and Enrique Ravelo, 6-1, 6-0, at No. 1 doubles. 

Hampshire’s Daniel Hawkey and Josh Milan won at No. 2 doubles. Kyle Springborn and Chris Carr won at No. 3 doubles. Max Jaquint and Kane Prowicz won at No. 4 doubles. 

Ethan Hammond won for Hampshire at No. 2 singles. 

McHenry’s Liam Nielsen defeated Branden Si, 6-1, 6-2, at No. 1 singles. The Warriors’ Jack Waters won a three-set match at No. 3 singles. 

Crystal Lake South 6, Grayslake North 1: At Crystal Lake, Jackson Schuetzle, Ethen Schock and Adam Russell won singles matches for the Gators (14-4) in a nonconference victory. Schuetzle improved to 19-5 at No. 1 singles, while Schock is now 16-6 at No. 2 singles. Both are freshmen. 

Alex Freeman and Dan Minogue won at No. 1 doubles. Sam Palmer and Carson O’Connor won at No. 3 doubles. Nathan Koh and Michael Herrmann won at No. 4 doubles. 

Batavia 7, Huntley 1: At Batavia, Huntley’s Jason Coleman and Dan Dharmaratne provided a victory at No. 4 doubles for the Red Raiders in a nonconference loss. 

DeKalb 5, Marengo 0: At DeKalb, the Indians were swept in a nonconference dual meet. Marengo’s No. 3 doubles team of Tommy Lulinski and David Ocelotl lost in a second-set tiebreaker, 6-2, 7-6 (9-7). 


Chain O’Lakes South Sectional: At Fox Lake, Marengo’s Cole Nolen, Mauricio Rivera, Theckla Sweat and Will Fisher advanced to state, which begins May 17 in Carlyle Lake. 

Crystal Lake Central’s Jacob Piekunko and Nathaniel Voorhees advanced to state, as well. 

McHenry’s Logan Koltoff and Scott Sekala did not advance but caught the biggest bass of the sectional with a largemouth bass that weighed in at 4 pounds, 1 ounce. 

Chain O’Lakes North Sectional: At Fox Lake, the Woodstock North co-op bass fishing team won the sectional title. The Thunder's Bartek Scheibe and Mathew Fallaw advanced to state and also had the biggest bass at the sectional.

Johnsburg’s Dawson Peter and Tyler Weishaar also advanced to state. 

Complete results from the sectional were not available on Monday night.


Prairie Ridge 1, Huntley 0: At Crystal Lake, Keegan Garis scored the game’s only run on a sacrifice fly from Alex Powers in the sixth inning of Prairie Ridge’s FVC win. 

Holden Phelps closed out Huntley in the seventh, recording two strikeouts and earning the save. Braeden Harrell earned the win for the Wolves (20-7, 14-5) after pitching six scoreless innings, allowing two hits and one walk and striking out two. 

Huntley’s Hunter Rumachik was charged with the run and the loss. Rumachik completed five innings, striking out five and walking two. He allowed five hits. 

Zach Model and Kyle Maurer had one hit each for Huntley (21-6, 15-4).

Hampshire 2, Cary-Grove 1: At Hampshire, Nick Sladek drew two walks and scored two runs in Hampshire’s FVC win over C-G. Matt Jachec went 2 for 3 with an RBI, and John Brady Young also drove in one run. 

Ben Benoit pitched 6 1/3 innings, allowing one earned run on five hits, for the Whips (14-9, 9-7). He struck out three and walked three. Thomas Ugalde earned the save. 

Ryan Weaver pitched 4 2/3 innings for C-G (17-5, 11-3), striking out 10 but allowing six walks, two hits and two earned runs. Bobby Jannusch and Dymitri Kanellakis each had two hits.

Crystal Lake South 9, Crystal Lake Central 5: At Crystal Lake Central, Henry Tipton went 2 for 3 with two RBIs and a run scored in South’s FVC win. Jacob Bimbi hit a double and scored a run. Seven Gators drove in at least one run. 

Will Frisch earned the win in relief for South (13-9, 7-9), pitching 2 2/3 innings and allowing four hits and one earned run. 

For Central (7-17, 2-14), Dean Mlaka pitched five innings, allowing three earned runs and striking out four. Justin Obaldo went 1 for 1 with two RBIs. Alec Bolanowski went 1 for 3 and scored two runs. 

Jacobs 8, Dundee-Crown 4: At Algonquin, Jacobs’ Shayne McCullough pitched 5 2/3 innings, allowing one earned run, to earn the win in FVC play. McCullough struck out four and walked none. 

Bryan Belo went 2 for 4 with two runs scored. Andrew Balkcom and Kyle Washington each hit doubles for the Golden Eagles (10-15, 5-10). 

Nick Gregory hit a home run for D-C (4-20, 0-16). David Guzman went 2 for 3. 

Burlington Central 9, Johnsburg 4: At Burlington, Josh Notriano hit a home run and drove in two runs in the Skyhawks’ KRC loss to the Rockets (15-8, 11-1). 

Zach Toussaint hit a double and drove in one run. Max Kegel went 1 for 3 with an RBI. 

Ryan Linkletter suffered the loss for Johnsburg (7-12, 3-8), pitching 5 2/3 innings, allowing six earned runs and striking out eight. 

Marengo 3, Wauconda 2 (9 inn.): At Wauconda, Justin Oine hit a two-out double in the top of the ninth, then scored on a Landon Oine single. 

Aiden Smith pitched a scoreless ninth inning to earn a save, striking out one. 

Justin Oine pitched three innings in relief to earn the win for the Indians (10-12). He struck out three and walked one. 


Marengo 15, Harvard 0 (4 inn.): At Harvard, Marengo scored 10 runs in the first inning of a KRC win. Grace Houghton hit a double and a grand slam and had five RBIs, all in the top of the first. Houghton finished the game 3 for 3. 

Lauren Aubry went 2 for 2 with three RBIs. Christy Lee also hit a home run and scored two runs. Jenna Turner went 4 for 4 with four runs scored. Brooke Berhens pitched a four-inning shutout for Marengo (16-12, 6-2), allowing two hits. 

Jennah Brookner and Allison Musgrove each had one hit for Harvard (11-6, 2-5). 

Johnsburg 8, Woodstock 6: At Johnsburg, the Skyhawks jumped ahead, 8-0, and held on for a KRC win. Avery Malueg went 2 for 3 with a home run and three RBIs. 

Kate Linkletter and Tess Wright each hit a double and scored a run. Hailey Barack earned the win for the Skyhawks (8-11, 3-4), allowing five runs, two earned, in 5 2/3 innings. 

For Woodstock (5-14, 0-8), Meghan Nixon went 2 for 4 with a double and two RBIs. Michelle Hanson hit a double and drove in a run. 

Huntley 12, Crystal Lake Central 1 (5 inn.): At Huntley, Teagan O’Rilley hit two home runs, and Sofia Tenuta hit a home run and a double in Huntley’s FVC win. O’Rilley finished 3 for 3 with three RBIs. Reese Hunkins went 2 for 4 with a double. 

Briana Bower pitched all five innings for Huntley (20-7, 7-3). She struck out 13 and allowed one hit, a solo home run from Baylee Snell for the Tigers (9-10, 4-6). 

Prairie Ridge 9, Jacobs 6: At Crystal Lake, the Wolves scored five runs in the bottom of the sixth for a come-from-behind FVC win. Kylie Leverenz went 3 for 4 with a home run, a double and four RBIs. 

Nichole Kiddy was 3 for 3, finishing a home run shy of the cycle. Madi O’Brien hit a home run for the Wolves (6-14, 5-7).

Emily Pena was 3 for 4 for Jacobs (10-8, 4-5). Delaney Garden went 2 for 4 with a double and two runs scored. 

Carmel 3, Marian Central 2: At Mundelein, Marian’s Jamie Gatz pitched all six innings in an East Suburban Catholic Conference loss, allowing two earned runs and striking out three. 

Maggy Finnegan, Molly Finnegan and Molly Fitzgerald each went 2 for 3. Jenna Golembiewski hit a double and drew a walk for the Hurricanes (9-14, 2-4). 

Alden-Hebron 13, Westminster Christian 1 (6 inn): At Hebron, Giants pitcher Zoe Deeringer struck out 11 in a Northeastern Athletic Conference victory, allowing four hits. Deeringer also went 3 for 4 with a triple, a home run and five RBIs. 

Korhyn Geary went 2 for 3 with a double and one RBI. Brea Knoll was 2 for 4 with three RBIs for A-H (9-6, 5-1). 


Crystal Lake Central 2, Dundee-Crown 0: At Crystal Lake, Taylor Bittenbender scored two goals for the Tigers in an FVC victory. Goalkeeper Nora Ryan made four saves in a shutout. 

Erica Novy and Grace Rokos each had one assist for Central (14-2, 6-1). 

Diana Santillan made 12 saves for D-C (7-8-1, 2-5). 

Huntley 4, Hampshire 0: At Hampshire, Avery Fitzgerald scored twice, and Braidy Ceh had three assists for Huntley in an FVC win. 

Alyssa Xanos and Savanna Zoellner also scored goals for the Red Raiders (8-7-2, 4-4). Goalkeepers Ashley Lovins and Lexi Kozak combined for the shutout, with Kozak making one save. 

Hampshire drops to 1-14-3 and 1-6 in the FVC. 

Hononegah 5, Marian Central 0: At Hononegah, goalkeeper Meghan Lingle made 17 saves in a nonconference loss for the Hurricanes (2-12). 

Sunday's results

Crystal Lake Central 3, St. Viator 1: At the PepsiCo Showdown in La Grange, Megan Wozniak and Grace Rokos scored one goal and had one assist each in the Tigers’ bracket championship victory. 

Taylor Bittenbender also scored one goal, and Emma Bolanowski had one assist. Nora Ryan made seven saves for Central (13-2). 

Jacobs 3, Mother McAuley 1: At the PepsiCo Showdown in La Grange, the Golden Eagles won their bracket for the second consecutive year. Kelsey Medina, Cassie Kowalski and Beige Garza each scored goals for Jacobs (10-9-1). 


Huntley 13, District 300 co-op 1: At Carpentersville, Huntley goalkeeper Kaz Black made seven saves and almost recorded a shutout. 

Isabella Wiechec led Huntley with six goals, and Veronica Bac scored three. Olivia Wombacher, Taylor Wentz, Jolie Woodside and Kaitlyn Ambrogio each scored one goal. 


Prairie Ridge 16, Jacobs 2: At Algonquin, Ethan Kirchberg scored five goals for Prairie Ridge (10-1, 6-0) in an FVC win. 

Zach Clark, Jarred Tabor and Adam Diskin each scored two goals. Diskin led the Wolves with four assists. Sam Ripple made seven saves. 

Fremd 12, Huntley 6: At Palatine, the Red Raiders suffered a nonconference loss.

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