In a game featuring wild scoring sequences in the final innings, Whitney Young managed to hang for a 13-12 nonconference road win in 8 innings Saturday at Barrington.
Barrington led 8-4 entering the seventh inning, but saw Whitney Young tie it up on a grand slam and then take the lead with another run.
The Broncos (3-7) tied in back up in the bottom of the inning when what looked like a double-play ball rolled through a Whitney Young infielder's leg and allowed the tying run to score.
Young (5-3) jumped back in front with a 4-run eighth, and Barrington answered back with 3 of its own. The Broncos left the tying run at third base.
Macray Poidomani had 2 doubles for Barrington, which had 17 hits and committed 1 error.
Hersey 14, Simeon 9: The host Huskies erupted for 6 runs in the first inning, then saw Simeon close to within 10-9 after the top of the fifth before regaining control with 2-run rallies in the bottom of the fifth and sixth innings.
Ryan Rodgers homered and David Milligan, Brendan Starr and C.J. Reichel had doubles for Hersey to help make a winner of Michael Sauer in nonconference play.
Palatine 3, Antioch 2: The visiting Pirates scored the go-ahead run in the top of the seventh inning, and complete-game winner Andy Macahon held Antioch scoreless in the bottom half as Palatine picked up a nonconference victory.
Zach Serna, Greg Grana and Matt Hogan drove in runs for the Pirates, and Anthony Fortunato had a triple.
Macahon allowed 7 hits and stuck out three.
Elk Grove 12, Wheaton Academy 2: Jake Andrews earned a victory in nonconference play for host Elk Grove as Luc DiMaso, Michael Anciulis and Peter Arbov doubled in a 9-hit effort for the Grens.
at Freeport: St. Viator topped Bartonville Limestone 7-2 to advance to the championship game in tournament play, where the Lions dropped a game shortened by darkness 3-1 to Lake Forest.
Against Bartonville-Limestone, Greg Steiner (1-0) allowed 2 runs in 6 innings to earn the victory, and Roy Pettingill homered and doubled for St. Viator (4-4).
"We played some really good baseball," said St. Viator coach Mike Manno. "Our emphasis was getting a lot of different kids some game action, and I saw a lot of good things from them."
Lake Park 11, Buffalo Grove 1 (5): Visiting Lake Park produced a 6-run fifth inning to cut short a nonconference win over the Bison. Mike DiViesti had 2 of BG's 6 hits, and Luke Potnick tripled for the Bison.
Libertyville 11, Hoffman Estates 1 (6): Jimmy Ward doubled, but the visiting Hawks had just 2 hits in a nonconference loss.
Wauconda 4, Wheeling 0: The host Wildcats managed 1 hit against the Bulldogs in nonconference play.
Schaumburg 5, Maine West 4: The Saxons allowed 4 runs over the first 2 innings but nothing more as Brad Schwind picked up the victory in nonconference play for host Schaumburg, which out-hit Maine West 9-5 and played error-free ball.
Maine South 11, Fremd 3: The visiting Hawks got in front early, with a 3-run first, a 2-run second and a 1-run third on the way to a nonconference victory.
Fremd trailed 7-3 after the fifth inning before Maine South jumped comfortably ahead with a 4-run seventh.
New Trier 11, Prospect 1 : Five Knights errors and 10 New Trier hits were too much to overcome as Prospect dropped a nonconference game at home.