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Baseball/Fox Valley roundup

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South Elgin 2, Streamwood 0: Alex Wolfe and Jake Hicks combined to shut out Streamwood on 4 hits in this Upstate Eight crossover. Wolfe (2-1) allowed 4 hits, walked 5 and struck out 4 in 6 innings. Hicks retired the side in order and notched a strikeout to earn the save. Wolfe doubled and scored on Joe Crivolio's first-inning single and South Elgin (5-1, 4-0) added a fifth-inning insurance run on a passed ball. Kevin Sojda took the loss for Streamwood (1-5, 1-4) despite holding the Storm to 2 earned runs on 6 hits. He struck out 5 without a walk in 6 innings.

Bartlett 4, Geneva 0: Ben Havel pitched a 2-hit shutout with 4 strikeouts and 2 walks as host Bartlett won a 2012 playoff rematch in this Upstate Eight crossover. Mike Roberson, Matt Vitulli and Havel each drove in runs and Mike Wick scored twice for Bartlett (4-2, 3-2)

Neuqua Valley 7, Larkin 1: The Royals committed 4 errors and were outhit 8-5 in this Upstate Eight Crossover in Naperville. Dylan Ganow (0-2) took the loss for Larkin (2-4, 0-4), allowing 4 earned runs on 5 hits in 4 innings.

Waubonsie Valley 3, Elgin 2: Ethan Henke drove in 2 runs, but Elgin (0-6, 0-5) managed only 5 hits in support of pitcher Nick Turner, who held the Warriors to 3 runs (1 earned) on 4 hits in a UEC crossover in Aurora. Turner struck out 4 and walked a pair in 6 innings.

St. Edward 12, Walther Lutheran 9: Michael Castoro homered, doubled twice and drove in 3 runs, Jake LaFrenz doubled twice and drove in 4 runs and Jack Tierney homered and drove in 4 runs to lead St. Edward (7-0, 5-0) to a Suburban Christian Conference crossover road win. LaFrenz (2-0) struck out 10, walked 5 and allowed 5 runs (4 earned) on 5 hits in 5 innings.

Burlington Central 7, Genoa-Kingston 2: Danny Gerke struck out 10 and did not issue a walk while holding the Cogs scoreless on 2 hits over 6 innings in this Big Northern East road victory. Alex Bell doubled and drove in 2 runs and Blake Alexander went 2-for-4 with 2 walks and 2 RBI for Central (4-2, 3-0).

Cary-Grove 12, Woodstock 3: The Trojans scored 8 runs in the final three innings to pull away in this Fox Valley Conference crossover in Woodstock. Dean Lee (2-1) earned the victory by holding the Blue Streaks to 3 runs (1 earned) on 5 hits. He struck out 9 and walked 3. Andrew Brierton was 3-for-3 with 2 doubles and 2 RBI and Daniel Vilardo (2-for-3) walked and drove in 2 runs for Cary-Grove (8-2, 2-0).

Jacobs 5, Crystal Lake Central 5: The Golden Eagles relinquished 2-run leads in the sixth and eighth innings before this Fox Valley Conference crossover in Crystal Lake was called due to darkness after nine innings. Jon Berndt doubled and drove in 2 runs and Connor Conzelman went 2-for-4 with a double for Jacobs (8-1-1, 1-0-1).

Crystal Lake South 11, Woodstock North 1: The Gators struck for 6 runs in the top of the first and amassed 10 hits and Tyler Hall (3-0) tossed 3 scoreless, hitless innings in this FVC crossover. Tom Gaede (2-for-2, 2 RBI), Jake Bigos (1-for-2, 2 runs) and Casey Oliver (2B, 2 RBI) paced the offense for CL South (6-0, 3-0).

Grayslake Central 13, Dundee-Crown 3: The Chargers jumped to a 3-0 lead on the road before surrendering 13 unanswered runs in this FVC crossover. Nick Lodi took the loss for Dundee-Crown (4-3, 2-1), allowing 10 runs (6 earned) on 7 hits and 5 walks.

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