Cary-Grove 2, Jacobs 1: A groundout to shortstop by Beata Krembuszaewski scored Sarah Kendeigh with the go-ahead run in the bottom of the fifth inning and Cary-Grove held on for the win in the Fox Valley Conference Valley Division opener for both teams. The Trojans (9-0) trailed 1-0 entering the fifth but Sarah Leudo doubled and scored on a Kendeigh double to tie the game. Jacobs (6-4) had scored in the first inning when freshman Sarah Murray, who had doubled, stole home. Lindsay Efflandt picked up the win for Cary-Grove, allowing just 3 hits with 8 strikeouts and 2 walks. Murray had 2 hits for Jacobs.
Huntley 8, Dundee-Crown 0: Haley Spannraft scattered 4 hits with 8 strikeouts and a walk for Huntley (8-1, 1-0) in the FVC Valley. Randi Peterson and Megan Baczewski each had doubles for Huntley. Amanda Eissler took the loss and had a double for Dundee-Crown (1-5, 0-1), which had 7 errors.
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McHenry 8, CL South 1: Sam McLean was 2-for-3 with a double for the Gators in this FVC Valley loss. Hailee Massie took the loss for Crystal Lake South (7-1, 0-1).