Melanie Early doubled in Summer Stitt with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning to force extra innings, then singled in Stitt with the game-winner with two outs in the ninth as Lisle rallied for a thrilling 5-4 win over Peotone Thursday.
Lisle (9-2, 2-2 Interstate Eight Conference) led 1-0 going into the seventh, gave up 4 runs in the top of the seventh but came back with 3 in the bottom half. Winning pitcher Early (6-1), who struck out 10, was 3-for-5, Stitt 2-for-5 with a double and Kristina Fernette 2-for-3 with a walk.
Neuqua Valley 5, Batavia 2:
The Wildcats (7-4, 5-1 Upstate Eight) scored 3 runs in the top of the seventh to snap a 2-2 tie in Batavia. Winning pitcher Jamie O’Brien (5-3) reached on an error leading off, stole second and scored on Brooke Meyer’s RBI double. Alyssa Mazurek and Alyssa D’Amico followed with RBI singles.
Glenbard North 8, Schaumburg 0:
Lilly Fecho (7-0) struck out 11 in five innings of work, combining with Lindsey Cherry on a two-hitter for the No. 3 Panthers in Schaumburg. Kelsey Muller went 3-for-5 with 5 RBI, Sarah Petzold was 3-for-4 with a double and Fecho 2-for-4 with 2 RBI for Glenbard North (11-0).
West Aurora 7, Waubonsie Valley 6:
The Blackhawks scored 5 runs in the bottom of the first, then held on to snap No. 17 Waubonsie’s eight-game winning streak. Jessica Sarch went 2-for-3 with 2 RBI and 2 stolen bases for the Warriors (9-3).
Glenbard South 11, Ridgewood 0:
Danielle Chitkowski (6-1) twirled a five-inning perfect game, striking out 10, for the No. 8 Raiders (11-1, 4-0 Metro Suburban Conference) in Glen Ellyn.Copyright © 2013 Paddock Publications, Inc. All rights reserved.