Saturday’s softball roundup

Downers South 3-21, Lincoln-Way West 0-10 – Caroline Hedgcock went 2-for-3 with a home run and an RBI during Game 1 of the Mustangs (6-0) double header. Zahrya McFarland went 2-for-3 and also had a home run. In Game 2, Payton Buresch pitched a complete game while finishing 3-for-4 with a home run and five RBI. Megan LoBianco finished 3-for-4 with a home run, four runs and three RBI.

Huntley 16-13, Batavia 0-14 – Kateri Conklin was the winning pitcher for the Red Raiders in Game 1. The Bullogs pulled out the win in Game 2 thanks to the pitching of Alena Theis. Natalie Offutt finished 3-for-4 with five RBI, three runs, a home run and a double while Jena Bendoraitis went 4-for-5 with five RBI and three doubles.

Lincoln-Way East 10, Olympia 0 – Jenny Van Geertry was a perfect 3-for-3 with two RBI in the Griffins (3-1) victory. Nicole O’Donnell went 2-for-3 with an RBI while Eleni Kioussis went 1-for-3 with three RBI.

Lyons 17-6, Riverside-Brookfield 5-13 – The Bulldogs (3-2) got the win in Game 2 of their double header as Lana Herrmann went 3-for-4 with two home runs and three RBI. Liz DiMonte pitched 5 ⅓ innings for the victory.

Manteno 15, De La Salle 4 – Jackie Beck (5-2) struck out five over five innings as the Panthers (5-4) defeated De La Salle. Carly Trepanier finished with a triple, three runs, a hit, two walks and two RBI. Ramsey Johnson had three runs, three hits, a home run and two RBI.

Marian Central 7-11, Johnsburg 2-1 – Mic Faunce went a perfect 3-for-3 with a double and two RBI in Game 1 of the Hurricanes (4-0) double header victory. Jackie Chmiel finished 2-for-3 with two RBI and two runs. During Game 2, Meredith Bryan went 2-for-2 with two home runs, five RBI and two runs. Ryan Klinger finished 3-for-4 with a home run, double and a run.

Montini 6, Cornerstone Carter (Fla.) 1 – Lauren Trojnar pitched a complete game allowing only one run in the Broncos (8-0) victory. Alyssa Sclfani and Nikki Cuchran each had a two-run homer.

Morton 2-0, Oak Lawn 0-6– The Spartans (2-5) pulled out the win in the second game of their double header.  Winning pitcher Marisa Loya had a three-hit shutout with eight strike outs. She went 3-for-3 at the plate with two RBI. Hannah Featherstone went 2-for-3 with two RBI while Natalie Rafacz went 1-for-4 with two runs scored.

Niles North 16-17, Leyden 5-7 – Winning pitcher Carolyn Dwyer struck out two and allowed three hits over five innings during Game 1 of the Vikings double header win. Stephanie Donado had four RBI in Game 2.

Peotone 6, Lincoln-Way East 3 – Emily Carstens pitched a complete game striking out six. She went 3-for-4 at the plate with two home runs, a double and two RBI. Carley Maupin finished 2-for-4 with a home run, a double and an RBI while Kaila Moe went 3-for-4 with an RBI.

Tinley Park 8, Homewood-Flossmoor 1 – The Titans (6-0, 3-0 South Suburban Catholic Blue) picked up the conference win thanks to the pitching of Annalisse Scott (6-0) who struck out 10 and allowed three hits. Cosette Tomita and Megan Laib both went 2-for-3 with an RBI and two runs, while Tomita also had two stolen bases.

Warren 14, Palatine 0 – Hannah Nonnenson was the winning pitcher for the Warriors as they shutout Palatine and move to an impressive 14-0.

Wauconda 10-6, Grayslake North 2-5 – Kayla Wedl pitched a complete game striking out 18 and giving up two hits, earning the win for the Bulldogs (5-4) in Game 1 of their double header. In Game 2, Wedl had the game-winning run.

York 1-10, Glenbard North 0-2 – Brooke Brandy (1-0) pitched a complete game striking out 15 and surrendering only two hits during Game 1 of the Dukes (3-0) double header victory. Isabella Jaeger went 1-for-2 with a triple and a run. In Game 2, Audrey Kosman (2-0) pitched a complete game as well striking out nine. Gabby Magnifico finished 3-for-4 with a home run, three runs and four RBI.


Barrington 22, Lane 6 – Rachel Krzysko finished 3-for-4 with a double, home run and three RBI in the Broncos (8-1) victory.

Barrington 6, McHenry 0 – Keenan Dolzal struck out six and had one walk as the Broncos (7-1) defeated the Warriors in Game 1 at Barrington.


Lincoln-Way Central 15, Jacobs 4 – The Knights move to 3-3 after Melanie Bakotic leads them to victory striking out four and surrendering two hits over three innings. Bree Schultz finished 2-for-4 with two RBI, and Jackie Farbak went 2-for-3 with two runs and an RBI.


Andrew 20, Providence 6 – Cassie Hoppenrath (2-1) pitched a complete game in the Thunderbolts (3-2) victory. Jordyn Vogt finished with a perfect 3-for-3, a home run and three RBI while Kayla Plastiak went 2-for-3 with four RBI.

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