Baseball/Fox Valley roundup
Larkin 5, St. Edward 3: The Royals scored twice in the fourth inning and twice more in the fifth to saddle St. Edward (7-1) with its first loss. The Green Wave mustered 9 hits compared to 6 hits for Larkin (3-4), but St. Edward committed 3 errors while the Royals played error free. Dan Lenz doubled and drove in a run, and Will King earned the victory on the mound for Larkin. Losing pitcher Jack Tierney allowed 5 runs (4 earned) on 6 hits. He struck out 4 in 6 innings.
"We did a good job of executing late in the game to come out on top," Larkin coach Matt Esterino said.
Elgin splits doubleheader: The Maroons dropped the first game of a doubleheader against Hoffman Estates 3-2, but rebounded to notch their first victory of the season with a 3-1 win in Game 2. Ryan Sitter (1-1) pitched Elgin (1-7) to its first victory of the season in the nightcap. The junior threw a 4-hitter with 7 strikeouts and 3 walks and was supported by RBIs from Kiko Mari and Nick Turner. John Zima was the hard-luck loser in Game 1. He held the Hawks to 3 earned runs on 6 hits, but absorbed the loss when Hoffman Estates scored twice in the sixth to take the lead. Jhon Payne went 1-for-3 and drove in a run and Ethan Henke doubled for Elgin.
Schaumburg 14, Streamwood 1: The visiting Saxons scored 10 first-inning runs and outhit the Sabres 12-5 in nonconference action. Mike Murawski doubled twice in 3 at-bats and drove in the only run for Streamwood (1-7). Jeremy Campbell took the loss, allowing 10 earned runs on 7 hits and 3 walks in of an inning.
Burlington Central swept: Bloomington took both ends of a doubleheader from the Rockets by scores of 10-3 and 9-6. Bloomington tagged losing pitcher Danny Gerke with the Game 1 loss after he allowed 6 runs (5 earned) on 9 hits with 4 strikeouts and a walk in 5 innings. Alex Bell doubled and drove in 2 runs in the loss for Central. Bloomington took command of a 2-2 tie in the nightcap by scoring 5 runs in the bottom of the second inning. Mike Lee went 3-for-3 with 2 doubles and 3 RBI, and Cody Schuver was 3-for-3 with 3 runs for Burlington Central (4-4). Losing pitcher Ryan Schuring allowed 9 runs (6 earned) on 6 hits. He walked 4 and struck out 7 in 4 innings. The Rockets outhit Bloomington 9-8 but committed 5 errors.
Crystal Lake South 5, Johnsburg 1: Eric Schiller's no-hit bid was interrupted by a single with two outs in the seventh inning of this Fox Valley Conference crossover victory. Tom Gaede doubled for CL South (7-0, 4-0), which outhit the Skyhawks 7-1.
Woodstock 2, Dundee-Crown 1: The Chargers scored once in the sixth inning to pull within a run but couldn't come all the way back in this Fox Valley Conference crossover in Woodstock. Blue Streaks pitchers Alex Ferguson and Jake Ellegood held Dundee-Crown (5-4, 3-2) to 3 hits.
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