AREA BASEBALL ROUNDUP MONDAY MAY 10
Last updated 5/10/2021 at 11:46pm
WEST SUBURBAN GOLD
DOWNERS GROVE SOUTH 10 ADDISON TRAIL 0 (FIVE INNINGS)
Another five-inning WSC Gold affair for the Mustangs (14-1, 12-1). Senior Noah Edders (1-0) fired a one-hitter with eight strikeouts at the over-matched Trailblazers (5-6, 4-4).
Senior Cole Wareheim singled, hit his second home run and drove home two Mustang runs, while Maxx Palenik and John Szalko each singled and had two RBI. Edders helped himself at the plate with a single, double and an RBI.
SOUTHWEST PRAIRIE EAST
PLAINFIELD CENTRAL 7 ROMEOVILLE 1
The Wildcats (9-6, 3-4) cooled off the red-hot Spartans (7-9, 3-4) behind a four-hitter from junior LHP Tanner Wagnon. Wagnon (2-1) struck out seven and walked two.
Wildcats No. 9 hitter senior Brandon Leidolph led the four-hit 'Cats attack with a single and an RBI. Senior Andrew Boekeloo singled and scored two Wildcat runs, while senior Leroy Jordan and junior Nate Conrad both chipped in with a single and a runs scored for Central.
The 'Ville was led by the red-hot Corey Boyette, who singled and drove home a Spartan run, while senior Julian Jimenez chipped in with a pair of singles.
SOUTHWEST PRAIRIE WEST
YORKVILLE 2 MINOOKA 1
The Foxes (11-5, 4-3) scored two runs in the home half of the first inning and held on for the win. Sophomore Caleb Parker, senior Joey Gould, junior Casey Swanson and senior Niko Bibian all had singles for the Indians (9-7, 5-2).
PLAINFIELD NORTH 3 WEST AURORA 1
The Tigers (9-4, 4-3) scored three runs in the bottom of the second and Brandon Bak, with help from closer MJ Ansari, made the runs hold up for the victory over West Aurora (3-10, 1-6).
Senior Noah Dutler put the Tigers up with an RBI single and junior Dylan Lindberg's booming RBI double gave the Tigers a 2-0 lead. A balk on the West Aurora pitcher gave the Tigers a 3-0 lead.
Bak (1-1) allowed his only run of the game in the top of the sixth. After one out in the seventh, Ansari came in and closed out the Blackhawks to nail down the save. Bak allowed just three hits and struck out 10 Blackhawk batters.
Sophomore Luke Brown singled and doubled for the Tigers, while junior Dylan Evans chipped in with a pair of singles.
EAST SUBURBAN CATHOLIC
JOLIET CATHOLIC 5 NAZARETH 3
The Hilltoppers (9-8, 4-2) stayed in the ESCC race and went above the .500 mark on the season with the win over the Roadrunners. Trailing 3-2 in the bottom of the sixth, the Hilltoppers were handed the ESCC victory by the charitable Roadrunners (16-5, 6-5).
In the inning, the Hill were given four walks and a hit batsman and tied the game on a Roadrunner miscue and then took the lead on a bases-loaded walk to junior Lorenzo Rios for a 4-3 lead.
Senior Ben Stoner got the only Hilltoppers hit of the inning, with an RBI single for a 5-3 Hill lead.
Junior RHP Mike Ascensio retired the Roadrunners 1-2-3 in the seventh, with two punch-outs, for the save for Hilltoppers winning-pitcher Zach Bebar.
Clemente Torres singled and drove home a Hilltopper run.
BENET ACADEMY 6 MARIAN CATHOLIC 5
The Redwings (6-7, 4-3) hung on to defeat the Spartans in Chicago Heights. Senior Ryan Radek singled and drove home two Redwing runs. Senior Steve Dabrowski and sophomore Luke Bafia each singled and had an RBI.
Redwings starting and winning RHP John Cederberg (1-0) allowed one earned run and two hits in his four solid innings on the mound to pick up the win.
ST VIATOR 15 NOTRE DAME 14
The Dons (4-14, 2-7) lost for the fifth consecutive time. St. Viator (12-6, 6-3) scored seven runs in the top of the seventh inning to erase a 10-8 ND lead.
Mike O'Conor hit his fourth home run of the season and drove home four Don runs, while Colin Randazzo had two singles and three RBI. Luke Burgos had a perfect 3-for-3 day at the plate with two doubles and two RBI.
WEST SUBURBAN SILVER
DOWNERS GROVE NORTH 7 PROVISO WEST 1
The Trojans (9-6, 5-5) defeated the Pathers (0-11, 0-8) and improved to .500 in the WSC Silver. Trojans starting and winning pitcher, senior Lucas Nielson, (3-0) allowed one hit in his four shutout innings to pick up the win. Nielson struck out six Panther batters. Senior Noah Donnell allowed one unearned run and three hits with five strikeouts in his three innings of relief.
Freshman George Wilcow had two singles and two RBI to lead the Trojans attack. Sophomore Sean Ryniec singled and drove home a Trojan run, while senior Matt Schellbach chipped in with two doubles.
SOUTHWEST SUBURBAN BLUE
LINCOLN-WAY EAST 6 BOLINGBROOK 1
The Raiders (4-7, 0-2) were able to get just three hits against the Griffins (14-2, 2-0). Dalen Lamberson had two singles and drove home the lone Raiders run.
ILLINOIS CENTRAL 8
LISLE 5 PEOTONE 4
The Lions (3-8, 1-6) picked up their first IC8 victory of the season in style over the Blue Devils (1-8, 1-8)
Trailing 4-3 in the bottom of the sixth inning, the Lions scored the tying run on a passed ball. On a perfectly placed suicide squeeze bunt by junior Brady Collins (2-for-2, RBI), junior Ethan Malavia (2-for-3) scored the eventual game-winning run for a 5-4 Lions lead.
Lion senior RHP Zach Webber retired the Blue Devils 1-2-3 in the seventh to nail down the save for winning pitcher Hunter Roehn.
Lions senior Sean Martin chipped in with two singles and an RBI for Lisle.
METRO SUBURBAN RED
ICCP 9 WESTMONT 2
The Sentinels (5-17, 0-10) fell in the MSC crossover to the Knights (6-5, 3-2). Junior Jason Czapleswki, had the lone Sentinel hit — a single.