Hersey scored twice in the first inning and once in each subsequent at-bat to earn its first victory of the season, a 6-3 decision against Marshfield, Wis., in nonconference play.
Mark Witzke struck out eight and allowed 2 earned runs in 5 innings to get the win.
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Jake Yager allowed 1 earned run in a 2-inning relief stint for the Huskies.
C.J. Reichel doubled, tripled and drove in 3 runs, and Ryan Rodgers and Erik LaBahn doubled for Hersey.
Wheeling 15, Lake Forest Academy 5 (6): Wheeling sophomore shortstop Brenden Spillane did much of the damage in the Wildcats' 15-hit effort, hitting for the cycle and finishing with 5 RBI in a nonconference victory.
Sophomore Nathan Cooney also doubled for Wheeling as sophomore Jake Jordan earned the victory.
Fremd 14, Stevenson 6: Junior Austin Jetel homered and doubled to lead Fremd 14-hit outburst in a nonconference road victory for the Vikings.
Matt Isola, Sam Beutler, and Tim Polak also had doubles to help make winner of sophomore Mack Rosman.
Rolling Meadows 6, Glenbard North 5: The host Mustangs came up with a pair of runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to pull out a nonconference victory.
In the deciding rally, Zach Schultz and Matt Dennis walked before Mike Dolan singled in a run to tie the game.
Mickey Wazorick was walked intentionally to load the bases, setting the stage for a game-winning hit from Dan Hendricks.
Dennis, Hendricks and Dan Hendrickson each had 2 hits for Meadows, and Kevin Kurzawski earned the victory in relief of Jack Milas.
Glenbrook North 3, Buffalo Grove 0: Both teams struggled offensively, finishing with 3 hits apiece, but the visiting Spartans timed their production better as they scored an unearned run in the sixth and two more unearned runs in the seventh to pick up a nonconference victory.
Luke Potnick started for the Bison and didn't allow a hit through 5 innings, walking six and striking out six.
Paul Burke struck out three and allowed the unearned runs in his 2-inning relief stint for BG.
Burke, Mike DiViesti and Matt Blankshain had singles for the Bison.
Jacobs 9, Prospect 4: The host Golden Eagles scored 6 runs in the third inning to take control in nonconference play.
A.J. Compton doubled and drove in 2 runs to lead Prospect's 9-hit effort.
Carmel 13, Palatine 1 (6): Zach Serna doubled and drove in Palatine's only run as the visiting Corsairs had 17 hits in nonconference play.
Wheaton North 2, St. Viator 1: The host Lions fell short as the Falcons scored the go-ahead run in the fifth inning and were able to hang on. Senior Patrick Martin suffered the loss, though Wheaton North had just 6 hits.
Maine West 4, Elk Grove 2: Ryan Lowe picked up a save as the Warriors earned a nonconference victory.