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Article posted: 4/2/2013 10:50 PM

Waubonsie Valley wins in bottom of seventh

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Waubonsie Valley 3, St. Charles North 2:

The Warriors (2-2, 1-0) scored a run in the bottom of the seventh inning to win their Upstate Eight Conference opener. C.J. Lee had a one-out triple and Drew Ellam singled him home. Troy Fumagalli pitched a 2-hitter with 10 strikeouts.

Wheaton North 1, Elk Grove 0:

Winning pitcher Tom Colletti dominated in a 2-hitter with 4 strikeouts and no walks for the Falcons (4-1). Wheaton North scored the game's only run in the top of the seventh when Greg Scandora doubled and came home on Ryan Kent's single.

Montini 6, Marian Central 0:

The Broncos received a 2-hitter from winning pitcher Ben Dobosenski in their Suburban Christian Conference win. Austin Kline homered for Montini.

Metea Valley 11, Elgin 2:

The Mustangs improved to 2-2 overall in winning their Upstate Eight Conference opener. Mike Fitzgerald went 2-for-4 with 4 RBI. Gunner Vega went 3-for-4 and Ben Doiron drove in 2 runs. Max Custer won on the mound.

Neuqua Valley 5, Geneva 2:

The Wildcats (4-2, 1-0) managed only 2 hits against Geneva starter Andy Honiotes but they scored all their runs in the first inning to win in the Upstate Eight Conference. Jeff Evak led off the bottom of the first with a double and Mike Riesner singled home a run. Winning pitcher Danny Mokrzycki and Jonathan Vlk combined on a 6-hitter.

St. Francis 15, Aurora Christian 12:

The Spartans (2-4, 1-0) won a slugfest in the Suburban Christian Conference by scoring 5 runs in the fourth inning and 6 runs in the fifth. Josh Croci went 5-for-5 with a double, 3 runs scored and 3 RBI. T.J. Jackson went 3-for-4 with 2 doubles and 4 RBI. Jason Sullivan pitched into the fifth inning to notch the victory.

WW South 13, Deerfield 1:

The Tigers (2-2) blew open the game by scoring 11 runs in the top of the first inning of the five-inning victory. Eric Giltz went 3-for-4 while Matt Walsh, Mitch Krafcheck and Mike Saccucci had 2 hits apiece. Winning pitcher Connor Ostrander struck out seven and scattered 3 hits.

Benet 10, De La Salle 4:

The Redwings (2-3) followed a 4-run first inning with a 3-run second inning to win the nonconference game. Chris Whelan, Joe Boyle and Joe Giuffre each drove in 2 runs. Winning pitcher Whelan scattered 5 hits over 6 innings.

Glenbard South 11, Fenton 0:

Ethan Gasbarro fired a 5-inning 2-hitter, striking out eight and walking none. The Raiders (3-1, 1-0) continued to swing hot bats in their Metro Suburban Conference opener. Carl Sanders went 2-for-4 while Nate Yangas had 3 RBI and Will Cornwell had 2 RBI.

St. Charles East 5, Lake Park 1:

Christian Taugner struck out eight and walked none in 5 innings, but the Lancers (3-1, 0-1) fell in their Upstate Eight Conference opener. Eric Vatch doubled for Lake Park, which scored its lone run in the sixth inning.

Providence 5, Naperville Central 1:

The game was scoreless until the Celtics broke through for 4 runs in the bottom of the fifth. Jeff Schank went 2-for-4 with an RBI. Redhawks (3-2) starter Jimmy Nashert pitched 4 scoreless innings but took the loss after allowing 3 runs in the fifth.

Yorkville 5, West Chicago 3:

Jon Michiels and Matt Wenz drove in runs for the Wildcats (2-3) in their nonconference loss.

Marmion 4, Wheaton Academy 2:

After Wheaton Academy (0-1, 0-1) scored twice to take a 2-1 lead in the top of the sixth, Marmion answered with 3 runs in the bottom of the inning to pull out the Suburban Christian Conference victory. John McKenna and Peter Ferrill had RBI for the Warriors.

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