Freddie Landers drove home Ryan Fontana with a bases-loaded 1-out single to break up a 3-3 tie and give Grayslake Central a 4-3, 9-inning victory over Burlington Central in nonconference baseball on Saturday.
Landers was the only player to have 2 hits for Grayslake Central, which scattered 8 singles. Jack Spicer, the fourth Grayslake Central pitcher of the day, got the win in relief, tossing the final two innings and striking out three batters. The Rams improve to 4-1 on the season.
Grant 11, Johnsburg 1: Grant (1-1) got its first win of the season in decisive fashion. The Bulldogs got off to a 10-1 lead through two innings en route to rolling up 12 hits on the day. Jordan Villarreal led the way with a 3-for-3 performance. He also drove in 2 runs. Simeon Lucas blasted a 2-run homer and drove in 3 runs on the day. And Ryan Noda went 2-for-2, including 2 doubles. He also drove in 2 runs. Noda also got the win on the mound. He picked up 2 strikeouts in five innings.
Mundelein wins two: Mundelein got an 8-3 win over Simeon and a 9-0 win over Lake View to move to 8-0 on the season. In the Simeon game, Ryan Dolan and Luke Adams each had a double while Thomas Gandolfi went 2-for-2. Will Farmer got the win on the mound in 2 innings of work.
Against Lake View, Dolan, Adams, Farmer and Gandolfi all had doubles as Mundelein rolled up 14 hits. Dolan and Farmer each had 2 doubles, and Farmer finished with 3 total hits. Dolan, Adams and Gandolfi all finished with 2 hits apiece.
Prospect 11, Lake Zurich 0: Prospect built a 5-0 lead by the end of the third inning and cruised on 8 hits. The Bears (1-3) did get 2 hits out of Anthony Drago.
Lakes takes fifth: Lakes got fifth place in the Cary-Grove tennis invitational. The Eagles were led by the No. 1 doubles team of Jason Adlam and Jeff Sievert, who got a 3-6, 6-2, 13-11 win over Abraham Hong and Andy Chai of Elgin. South Elgin won the tournament.