Cary-Grove sophomore Jenna Stayart recorded a hat trick to lead the Trojans to a 6-1 victory over Dundee-Crown in the Class 3A Dundee-Crown Regional final Friday in Carpentersville.
Summer Curtis and Kenedi Jones each had a goal and an assist for the second-seeded Trojans (13-2-1), who won their third straight regional title. The Trojans led, 3-0, at halftime. Avery Nielsen added C-G's last goal, assisted by Kelli Ives.
Katelyn Skibinski scored an unassisted goal in the 69th minute for 10th-seeded D-C (9-9-1). Diana Santillan made 15 saves in the season-ending loss.
Hononegah 5, Jacobs 4: At the Class 3A Rockford Auburn Regional, the third-seeded Golden Eagles dropped the final to the sixth-seeded Indians and ended their season at 13-10-1.
Hononegah plays C-G in the Guilford Sectional semifinals at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Class 1A Freeport Sectional: At Freeport, Prairie Ridge's No. 1 doubles team of Jared Arkell and Max Kueller and No. 2 doubles team of Hunter Fredrick and Sam Kim advanced to Saturday's semifinals to qualify for next week's state tournament hosted by Hersey.
Crystal Lake South's No. 1 doubles team of Alex Freeman and Dan Minogue and Jackson Schuetzle (No. 1 singles) also advanced.
Class 1A Lakes Sectional: At Lake Villa, Marian Central's Mike Dowling won his first two matches to qualify for state. The doubles team of Max Striedl and Andrew Lydon also advanced.
Class 2A Rockford Auburn Sectional: At Rockford, Crystal Lake Central senior John Wallace and the Tigers' doubles teams of Jared Otlewis and Luke Reupert as well as Nate Kopp and Kolbe Wallin reached the semifinals and qualified for state. Wallace won both of his matches, 6-0, 6-0.
Class 2A Huntley Sectional: At Huntley, Jacobs senior Kyle Burton qualified for state for the fourth straight year and will be joined by by freshman teammate Thomas Nelson at next week's state meet.
Cary-Grove's doubles team of Thomas Conneen and Daniel Sowa and Hampshire's doubles team of John McCann and Blake Snider went 2-0 Friday to qualify for state and advance to Saturday's semifinals.
Woodstock North 6, Burlington Central 0: At Burlington, Ellie Thurow piled up 16 strikeouts in a Kishwaukee River Conference win for North (14-14-1, 8-4 KRC). She allowed four hits and walked none in the shutout, tossing 78 of 94 pitches for strikes. Mackenzie Salazar was 2 for 2 with a double and two RBIs, Piper Benedict (3 for 4) had two doubles, and Thurow and Ashlynn Fieri each drove in one. Chloe Vermett added two runs scored and two steals.
McHenry 9, Prairie Ridge 6 (8 inn.): At Crystal Lake, the Warriors (20-12, 10-6) put up five runs in the eighth inning to beat the Wolves (7-17, 6-10) in Fox Valley Conference play. Tori Boysen (3 for 5) hit a three-run homer in the eighth and had a bases-clearing double in the fifth, finishing with six RBIs for McHenry. Jocelyn Currie was 2 for 4 with a home run, two RBIs and three runs scored, Ashley Zoephel was 4 for 5 with two runs, and Lauren Schmitz drove in one.
Julia Druml allowed three runs on eight hits in six innings for McHenry. For the Wolves, Madi O'Brien went 2 for 4 with two homers and four RBIs. Kylie Leverenz went 3 for 4 with one RBI, and Emmie Farnam went 2 for 4.
Marian Central 4, Grayslake Central 1: At Grayslake, Jamie Gatz struck out 16 in a complete game for the Hurricanes (15-15), who moved to .500 with a nonconference win. Maggie Finnegan and Molly Fitzgerald each finished 3 for 4. Avery Di Gangi went 2 for 4.
Marengo 7, Carmel 5: At Marengo, Mikayla Wzientek was 2 for 3 with two home runs, four RBIs and two runs scored for the Indians (20-14) in a nonconference win. Grace Houghton was 2 for 3 with a homer and three RBIs, and Lauren Aubry added a double and a run. Brooke Behrens picked up the win, allowing five runs on 10 hits in seven innings.
Johnsburg 13, Mundelein 7 (8 inn.): At Mundelein, Kate Linkletter had a home run, a double, four RBIs and two runs scored for the Skyhawks (12-13) in a nonconference win. Adriana Montewska was 3 for 5 with two runs scored, Avery Malueg was 3 for 5 with a double and two RBIs, and Sedona Pecucci was 2 for 4 with three RBIs and two runs scored. Addison Mass earned the win in relief, allowing two runs in three innings with six strikeouts. McKenna Diedrich drove in one.
Cary-Grove 1, Burlington Central 0: At Burlington, Jacob Duncan threw six shutout innings, allowing six hits with five strikeouts and a walk in a nonconference win for C-G (20-13). Drew Stengren drove in the game's only run, Quinn Priester was 2 for 4, and Jason Splitt added a double.
Dundee-Crown 9, Lake Park 3: At Roselle, the Chargers (6-26) pounded out 16 hits in a nonconference win. Ray Gestrich was 4 for 5 with a double, two runs scored and an RBI, Justin Colon drove in three, and Nick Cuciarone was 3 for 4 with two RBIs.
Enrique Aramburo was 2 for 2 with a double, David Guzman had a double and drove in one, and Jordan Lyter added two runs scored and one RBI. Justin Lawson gave up two runs in six innings, striking out five, walking four and allowing two hits.
Woodstock 5, Harvard 4 (8 inn.): At Woodstock, Jacob Waryck smacked a walk-off single to drive in Clayton Grisolia in the Blue Streaks' KRC victory against the Hornets (5-15, 3-15). Evan Geske was 3 for 5 with a double, a triple and three RBIs for Woodstock (8-14, 6-9), Waryck was 3 for 5, and J.T. Wormley was 2 for 3 with one RBI.
Clark Shulfer started for the Streaks and allowed four runs on 10 hits over 6 1/3 innings. Blake Shallenbarger tossed 1 2/3 shutout innings in relief to earn the win. Hunter Gratz had two RBIs for Harvard, Dylan Perkins was 2 for 4 with a double and one RBI, and Omar Garcia and Jagur Streit had two hits each. Chase Bischke allowed a run in 4 1/3 relief innings.
Richmond-Burton 15, Woodstock 5 (5 inn.): At Richmond, Alex Kriz, Griffin Taylor and Cody Lillge drove in three runs apiece for the Rockets (17-14, 13-5) in a KRC win against the Thunder (10-17, 7-11). Taylor finished 3 for 4 with two doubles and two runs scored, and Luke Uhwat, Nick Ross, Tyler Anderson and Connor Donohoe had one RBI each for R-B. Ryan Zinnen had a double and two RBIs for North.
McHenry 7, Hampshire 5 (11 inn.): At Trout Park in Elgin, the Warriors (22-13, 15-9) scored five runs in the top of the 12th and held on for an FVC win against the Whip-Purs (17-14, 12-12). Jaedin Kotecki drove in three runs for McHenry, Nolan Shannon and Sean Richards both had two hits, and Camden Begley and Nico Ghiselli drove in one run apiece.
Begley started for the Warriors and allowed two runs on three hits over six innings with seven strikeouts and two walks. Caden Pyszka had a double and two RBIs for Hampshire, Matt Jachec was 3 for 4 with two runs, and Gavin Kriegel scored twice.
Huntley 13, Dundee-Crown 4: At the Hoffman Estates Sectional, the Red Raiders opened postseason play with a victory over the Chargers.
Crystal Lake Central 15, Crystal Lake South 4: At the Hoffman Estates Sectional, the Tigers defeated the Gators in their first-round game.
Hoffman Estates 17, Jacobs 12: At the Hoffman Estates Sectional, the Eagles fell short against the Hawks to end their season.
Grant 16, McHenry 5: At the Grayslake Sectional, the Warriors lost to the Bulldogs in their first-round game.
Mundelein 12, Marian Central 5: At the Grayslake North Sectional, the Hurricanes' season ended with a loss to the Mustangs.
Conant 14, Hampshire 3: At the Hoffman Estates Sectional, the Whips dropped a first-round game to the Cougars.
State Tournament: At Carlyle Lake, Johnsburg sits in 14th place after Day 1 after catching five fish totaling 8 5/16 pounds. Highland caught five fish for 16 6/16 pounds and leads the field.