Richmond-Burton's girls soccer team set a season high in goals Tuesday with an 8-1 victory against Elgin Academy in a Class 1A Johnsburg Regional semifinal in Johnsburg.
Seven Rockets scored in the win. Second-seeded R-B (6-9-2) advanced to Friday's championship match and will face the winner of Wednesday's second semifinal between third-seeded Harvest Christian Academy and sixth-seeded Johnsburg.
Victoria Rockwell had two goals and an assist. Camille Husko, Anne Bilik, Bailee Lasch, Lilly Alberts, Audrey Orkild and Molly Rogan each scored once. Leigha Denzel had three assists, and Rogan, Lilian MacLean and Alberts added one apiece.
Kendall Haugaard and Katelynn Carlson each made one save for R-B.
Crystal Lake Central 5, McHenry 0: At Crystal Lake, the Tigers shut out the Warriors to secure a share of the Fox Valley Conference championship. Central (15-2) finished 7-1 in the FVC, tied with Prairie Ridge and Cary-Grove.
Emma Bolanowski recorded a hat trick for the Tigers, and Kiara Widdowson and Megan Wozniak also scored in the conference clincher. Wozniak, Abbey Kramer and Grace Rokos had assists. Annie Bantner made 30 saves for McHenry (5-14-1, 0-7 FVC).
Dundee-Crown 8, Hampshire 3: At Hampshire, Katelyn Skibinski had five goals and added one assist for the Chargers (8-8-1, 3-5) in a victory in their conference finale. Skibinski scored D-C's first four goals and had the assist on the fifth.
Della Griffin and Hailey Eckersberg added goals for D-C. Rylee Quillen tallied two assists, and Isabel Bahena, Autumn Seaton, Genny Rendl, Kalyssa Gotter and Emily Oldham had one assist each. Diana Santillan made five saves for D-C.
Jacobs 6, Crystal Lake South 1: At Algonquin, Cassie Kowalski had a hat trick on senior night for the Golden Eagles in an FVC win. Dominique Anderson, Baylee Vincent and Jessica Flower also scored for Jacobs (11-9-1, 4-3). South fell to 5-12-1 and 2-6 in the FVC.
Huntley 8, Dundee-Crown 1: At Carpentersville, Taylor Zielinski recorded two hits and three RBIs to lead the Raiders (21-7, 8-3) against the Chargers (5-15, 1-9) in FVC play. Reese Hunkins and Sofia each went 2 for 4 with a double and two RBIs, Marley Reicher was 3 for 4 with two runs and two steals, and Teagan O'Rilley and Michah Goodrich both drove in one.
Briana Bower struck out nine in seven innings, improving to 16-5. She allowed a run on six hits and two walks. Alaina Azar had two singles for the Chargers. Hannah Gestrich had one RBI.
Burlington Central 14, Johnsburg 5: At Johnsburg, the Skyhawks (8-12, 3-5) led, 5-0, after three innings, but the Rockets (15-6, 6-2) scored 14 straight runs in Kishwaukee River Conference action. Avery Malueg hit a two-run home run for Johnsburg, and Adriana Montewska added a solo home run. Tess Wright had two hits and one RBI, and Leah Kottke, Kate Linkletter and Addison Mass had two hits apiece.
Mass gave up six runs on nine hits in 4 1/3 innings, striking out a pair.
Woodstock North 2, Woodstock 0: At Woodstock, Ellie Thurow tossed a one-hitter with 14 strikeouts to lead the Thunder (10-11-1, 4-2) past the Blue Streaks (5-15, 0-9) in KRC action. Thurow didn't walk anyone and threw 77 of 101 pitches for strikes in the complete-game shutout.
Thurow (2 for 3) also gave the Thunder the lead with an RBI triple in the third. Chloe Vermett was 2 for 4 with a double and a run, Emma Bremer drove in one, and Mykenzie Selof was 2 for 2 with a double.
Nichole Piquette had the only hit for Woodstock. Kiley Ryan scattered 11 hits in seven innings, allowing two runs with six strikeouts and two walks.
Prairie Ridge 5, Hampshire 3: At Hampshire, Emmie Farnam (3 for 4) had two doubles and one RBI, and Madi O'Brien hit a home run and drove in two for the Wolves (7-14, 6-7) in an FVC win over the Whip-Purs (13-11, 4-4).
Jillian Minutillo pitched all seven innings for Prairie Ridge, allowing three runs on seven hits with seven strikeouts and two walks. For Hampshire, Sarah Bowen had a double and one RBI, Alyssa Cork was 2 for 3 with a run, Bridget Haefling drove in one, and Shai-Ann Currie and Miki Snider had doubles.
Currie took the loss, allowing two runs (one earned) on four hits in three innings.
Richmond-Burton 13, Harvard 0 (5 inn.): At Harvard, Jesse Klicker was 3 for 5 with a home run, five RBIs and two runs scored for the Rockets (12-2-1, 6-1) in a KRC win over the Hornets (11-7, 2-6). R-B had 18 hits in the victory. Peyton Bannon was 4 for 4 with a homer, double, four runs scored and two RBIs, Carys De Lucia drove in two, and Kaitie Regnier was 3 for 4 with two runs. Bella Spittler had two hits, two steals and one RBI, and Bailey Jones added a double and drove in one.
Jones tossed a five-inning shutout, allowing nine hits with two strikeouts and a walk. Hannah Saucedo and Kerrigan Kotecki had two hits each, and Allison Musgrove had a double for Harvard.
Jacobs 8, Crystal Lake Central 6: At Crystal Lake, Emily Pena was 2 for 4 with a home run, two runs scored and two RBIs for the Golden Eagles (11-8, 5-5) in an FVC win against the Tigers (9-11, 4-7). Delaney Garden added a double, two runs scored and one RBI, and Abbey Nesnidal drove in one. Sarah Lynch allowed four runs (one earned) on six hits in five innings, striking out seven and walking two.
Hailey Geske hit a solo homer for Central, Olivia Arndt drove in two, and Valerie Novy was 3 for 5. Morgann Paaske added a double and one RBI, and Bailey Wydra was 2 for 4.
Cary-Grove 2, Hampshire 0: At Cary, C-G's Ethan Estes, Quinn Priester and Bobby Jannusch combined to shut out the Whips in FVC play. Estes went four innings, allowing three hits with four strikeouts and no walks. Priester struck out four in two innings, and Jannusch earned the save with a scoreless seventh.
The Trojans (18-5, 12-3) scored both of their runs in the third on an RBI groundout from Jacob Dodge and a sacrifice bunt from Jack Thompson. Nick Sladek took the loss, allowing no earned runs on two hits in six innings. He struck out two and walked one. Jon Mroz went 2 for 3 for Hampshire (14-10, 9-8).
Huntley 1, Prairie Ridge 0: At Huntley, Aj Henkle homered to start the fifth for the only run in the Raiders' FVC win over the Wolves. Kyle Maurer picked up the victory with four scoreless innings. He gave up two hits with five strikeouts and three walks. Davis Pasco and Jackson Broom didn't allow any hits in the final three innings for Huntley (22-6,16-4).
Ryan Goudschaal went 4 2/3 innings for Prairie Ridge (20-8, 14-6), allowing a run on five hits. Ben Harris and Jared Lindquist had the only two hits, both singles.
Jacobs 9, Dundee-Crown 3: At Carpentersville, Mauricio Grosso (3 RBIs) and Luke Holub (2 RBIs) had three hits apiece in an FVC victory for the Eagles (11-16, 6-10). Max Bielawski was 2 for 4 with two RBIs and two runs scored, Daniel Klein was 2 for 4 with a double and two runs scored, and Julian Alba and Timmy Slavich both drove in one.
Kyle Washington gave up two runs (one earned) on five hits in four innings to pick up the victory. Nick Gregory was 2 for 4 with two runs scored and one RBI for D-C (4-21, 0-17), and Justin Colon and Enrique Aramburo had two hits apiece.
Crystal Lake South 8, Crystal Lake Central 6: At Crystal Lake, Henry Tipton (3 for 4) smacked a go-ahead RBI double in the bottom of the sixth to score Michael Portuese, and Evan Jewson scored on a wild pitch to lead the Gators (14-9, 10-7) to an FVC win against the Tigers (7-18, 2-15).
Beiker Fuentes was 2 for 3 with two RBIs, and Kyle Hetherington, Jewson, Nick DiBenedetto and Ben Peltz each had one RBI. Jacob Bimbi earned the win, allowing four runs (three earned) on a hit with three walks and two strikeouts.
North Shore Country Day 8, Alden-Hebron 4: At Winnetka, Tommy McCallion was 1 for 2 with two runs scored, and Kyle Judson drove in two in a nonconference loss for the Giants. Judson took the loss, allowing six runs (three earned) on five hits in three innings, striking out five and walking one.
Cody Kurcab and Brad Judson both had a hit and a run scored for A-H (12-8).
Woodstock 3, Harvard 2: At Harvard, Logan List had the go-ahead RBI hit in the top of the sixth to score Jacob Waryck and lead the Streaks (6-12, 4-7) past the Hornets (4-9, 3-9) in KRC action. List finished 2 for 3, and Waryck and Alex Wojnicki each knocked in a run.
Evan Bridges pitched all seven innings for Woodstock, allowing two runs on seven hits. He struck out five and walked one. Omar Garcia was 2 for 4 for Harvard, and Blake Bischke and Jagur Streit each had one RBI. Andrew Cooke gave up two unearned runs over four innings, scattering three hits. He struck out three.
St. Viator 7, Marian Central 0: At Woodstock, the Hurricanes (4-12, 0-9) were held to three hits in an East Suburban Catholic Conference loss to the Lions. Sam Lavin, Kevin Ahler and Strang had hits for Marian. Alex Eschenbacher allowed three runs (one earned) on six hits in six innings with three strikeouts and two walks.
McHenry 3, Grayslake North 1: At McHenry, Camden Begley allowed two hits and one unearned run for the Warriors in a nonconference win over the Knights. Begley pitched five innings, striking out two and walking two. Will Puls earned the save with two scoreless innings.
Carter Float was 2 for 2 with a double and two runs, Nolan Shannon added a double and an RBI, and Jake Evans drove in one for McHenry (17-7).
Burlington Central 9, Johnsburg 4: At Johnsburg, Ryan Linkletter, Evan Frasch and Matt Harris each drove in a run for the Skyhawks (7-13, 3-9) in a KRC loss to the Rockets (16-8, 12-1). Frasch had a solo homer, and Linkletter and Josh Notriano both were 2 for 3.
Cary-Grove 18, McHenry 9: At McHenry, Jake Baird had nine points in an FVC win against the Warriors.
Grayslake North 5, McHenry 2: At McHenry, Nolan Carlson and Lukas Thomas won, 1-6, 6-0, 10-3, at No. 4 doubles for the Warriors in a nonconference loss. Edwin Barranco added a win at No. 3 singles.
Huntley 5, Hononegah 0: At Huntley, the Raiders swept the Indians on senior night.