Larkin 14, East Aurora 0: The Royals won their first game of the season behind the shutout pitching of Jaclyn Saurbaugh and Sarah Hansen. Sam Wahl (2-for-2, 2 RS, 4 SBs), Saurbaugh (2-for-3, 2 RS, 2 RBI), Paige Stratman (2-for-4, 4 RBI) and Erika Martinez (2B, 2 RBI) led the offense for Larkin (1-8, 1-3 Upstate Eight).
South Elgin 8, Batavia 6: The Storm scored 4 runs in the bottom of the sixth to overcome Batavia. Alyssa Buddle (2B, 3 RBI), Katie Koss (2-for-4, 2B, 2 RBI) and Victoria Watt (2-for-2) led the offense. Koss (5-0) was the winning pitcher for the Storm (8-4, 4-0 UEC) and Paige Allen got the save.
Waubonsie Valley 2, Elgin 0: Shannon Hohman struck out 15 to lead Waubonsie past the Maroons, who had just 2 hits. Anna Eckholm had a double for Elgin (6-4, 2-3). Jennah Perryman (3-4) was the losing pitcher, allowing 6 hits with 10 strikeouts and 4 walks.
Burlington Central 6, Genoa-Kingston 5: Kelly Wiater scored the game-winning run on a bad-hop error in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Rockets won in the Big Northern East. Winning pitcher Brooke Gaylord (7-1) had a double for BC, while Roscher (2-for-2, 3B, RBI), Courtni Neubauer (2-for-5, 2 RBI), Bekah Harnish (2-for-5, 2 RBI) and Wiater (2-for-3, 2 RBI) also contributed for the Rockets (10-1, 3-0).
Cary-Grove 12, Woodstock 0: Lauren Stanley threw a 1-hitter with 8 strikeouts and no walks to lead the Trojans (6-0) to a Fox Valley Conference crossover win. Lisa Semro and Jamie Deering (3 RBI) led the Cary-Grove offense.
Grayslake Central 7, Dundee-Crown 1: Amanda Eissler was 2-for-3 with a double for the Chargers (1-4) in this FVC crossover. Lauren Girard was the losing pitcher.
CL South 9, Woodstock North 4: Sam McLean had 3 RBI and Taylor Doppke was 2-for-4 with a double to lead the Gators (7-0) to an FVC crossover win. Madison Perrine (2-for-2) and Jenica Terry (2 RBI) also contributed for Crystal Lake South and Heather Eck was the winning pitcher.
Lake Park 11, Streamwood 1: Losing pitcher Kaitlyn Hedger drove in the only run for the Sabres (1-6, 1-3) in this Upstate Eight loss.Copyright © 2014 Paddock Publications, Inc. All rights reserved.