A big day for Minahan, Waubonsie Valley
Amanda Minahan hit three home runs over five games, one a grand slam, and had a game-winning double in the finale as No. 8 Waubonsie Valley went 5-0 to win the Macon County Softball Tournament in Cookeville, Tenn., on Saturday.
The Warriors (5-0) beat Macon County 12-0 behind Minahan's two homers and a Shannon Hohman homer, defeated Kenwood 4-1, Happy Valley 8-0, Warren County 3-2 and Friendship 5-4.
Minahan's double in the bottom of the sixth against Friendship capped Waubonsie's perfect day. The tournament was pushed back a day and the championship game canceled due to inclement weather.
Hohman was the winning pitcher three games in the tournament for Waubonsie.
Montini 5-11, Hinsdale South 2-3:
Freshman Alyssa Sclafani hit a 3-run homer in Game 1 and went deep with a solo shot in the second game as the Broncos (3-2) swept in Lombard. Sclafani and fellow freshman Emily Lezcano went deep three pitches apart in the second inning of Game 2. A third freshman, Isabell Alexander went 3-for-4 with 3 steals, 4 runs scored and walked twice over the two games.
Lauren Cairo homered in the first game and Sabrina Kuchta in Game 2 for Hinsdale South.
West Chicago 3-1, St. Charles East 2-11:
Morgan Dastych went 2-for-3 in Game 1 for West Chicago (2-2), delivering the eventual game-winning hit in the bottom of the sixth.
Downers Grove North 3-8, Glenbard East 2-11:
Elaine Heflin (2-0) struck out 17 in two-hitting Glenbard East in Game 1 for No. 7 Downers Grove North (2-1).
Downers Grove South 17, Mahomet-Seymour 4:
Caroline Hedgcock and Caitlin Daly homered, Daly driving in 4 runs, and Hedgcock threw a three-hitter with 7 strikeouts for the Mustangs, who erupted for 12 runs in the third inning. Jessica Andree was 4-for-4 with 2 doubles and 2 runs scored.
Downers Grove South 22, Champaign Central 0:
Kelly Schmitt twirled a no-hitter, striking out eight, and Andree went 2-for-3 with a homer, double and 6 RBI for the Mustangs (2-0). Kaley Smith went 3-for-4 and drove in 4 runs.
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