Anthony Fortunato homered, doubled and drove in 2 runs as Palatine produced 10 hits in a 6-1 victory over visiting Highland Park in nonconference play Tuesday.
Winning pitcher Nolan Gavin allowed 3 hits and 1 unearned run in 6 innings, and Jason Lemonidis pitched a hitless seventh inning for the Pirates.
Jarrod Juskiewicz, William Stewart and Matt Hogan each had 2 hits for Palatine.
Fremd 17, Prairie Ridge 7 (6) : The host Vikings managed to make a winner of Randy Wilt in six innings in nonconference play.
Christian Liberty 15, IMSA 2 (5): The Chargers picked up a conference victory as starter Aaron Karr went 5 innings with 7 strikeouts and 1 walk. Brendan Bronan went 2-for-3 with 5 RBI for Christian Liberty (3-2, 1-0).
Buffalo Grove 5, Maine West 4: The host Bison prevailed in nonconference play as Josh Guertler and Billy Chandler doubled. Adam Kowalski earned the victory, and Ryan Lowe suffered the loss.
Wheaton North 1, Elk Grove 0: The visiting Falcons scored the game's only run in the seventh inning to claim a nonconference victory as David Camacho suffered the defeat.