Elgin 24, East Aurora 0: Sabrina Stockman threw a 1-hitter and Anna Eckholm went 4-for-5 with a double, 4 runs scored and 4 RBI as Elgin (5-1, 1-0) rolled in its Upstate Eight opener. Stockman struck out six and walked three in the five-inning win. Jennah Perryman (2B, 3 RS, 2 RBI), Kelly Bremer (2-for-3, 3B, 2 RS, 2 RBI), Monica Stockman (2-for-3, 2B, 2 RS, 3 RBI), Bri Wright (2-for-3, 2 doubles, 3 RBI), Gabby Pacheco (2-for-2, RBI) and Lissette Sanchez (2-for-2, 2 RS, 2 RBI) led the Elgin offense.
Huntley 12, Rockford Boylan 2: Randi Peterson was 3-for-4 with a double, 3 runs scored and 3 RBI and Haley Spannraft threw a 2-hitter as Huntley won for the second day in a row. Mackenzie Brown was 3-for-3 with a double, stolen base, 3 runs scored and an RBI while Spannraft went 3-for-3 with 2 RBI and Jessica Shields was 2-for-2 with 3 RBI for the Red Raiders (2-0).
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Belvidere North 5, Hampshire 1: Jennifer Hurst struck out 11 and walked three but a Hampshire fielding error opened the door for Belvidere North to score 4 runs in the sixth inning of this nonconference game. Sara Finn was 3-for-4 for the Whip-Purs (1-2).
Cary-Grove 7, Hersey 0: Sarah Kendeigh had a home run and Lindsay Efflandt allowed just 5 hits as the Trojans opened their season with a nonconference win. Grace Pilz had a double and an RBI for Cary-Grove, while Caitlyn Adams, Sarah Leudo and Jamie Deering also drove in runs.
Metea Valley 5, Streamwood 4: Metea scored a run in the top of the seventh to edge the Sabres (1-3, 0-1) in the Upstate Eight. For Streamwood, Holly Foret was 2-for-4 with a triple and 2 RBI, Brittany Delao had a triple and an RBI, Melissa Malcolm a double and an RBI, Jessica Daley a double and Hallie Garcia a double. Daley was the losing pitcher.
CL South 5, Harlem 4: Sam McLean's walk off 3-run triple in the bottom of the seventh was the game-winner for the Gators in their season opener. Jenica Terry had a double and an RBI for Crystal Lake South and Hailee Massie picked up the win, allowing 5 hits with 5 strikeouts and 3 walks.
South Elgin fundraiser: The South Elgin softball team will hold a pancake breakfast fundraiser Sunday at Stanley's Ale House & Restaurant, 355 S. McLean Blvd., in South Elgin, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Cost is $7 for adults and $5 for children 5-12.