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Van Volkenburg drives in game-winner for Lisle

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Lisle 6, Coal City 5:

Ryan Van Volkenburg's sacrifice fly in the bottom of the sixth inning scored Jake Oard with the go-ahead run as the Lions (6-4, 3-1) held on in the Interstate Eight Conference. Kevin Coppin went 3-for-3. Adam Grego picked up the win in relief of Van Volkenburg.

St. Francis 2, Wheaton Academy 1:

Jason Sullivan, who pitched a 3-hitter, singled home Alex Alcantara to break a 1-1 tie in the top of the sixth inning as the Spartans (6-5, 4-1) edged Wheaton Academy (1-8, 0-5) in the Suburban Christian Conference. Sullivan's single was the only hit allowed by Warriors hard-luck losing pitcher Jake Cousins.

Glenbard North 3, Glenbard East 2:

The Panthers (8-4, 5-0) scored all their runs in the first two innings and held off a Glenbard East (5-12, 1-4) rally in the bottom of the seventh to pull out the DuPage Valley Conference victory. Brandon Kressner went 3-for-4 and Adam Villanueva had a pair of hits for Glenbard North. Kyle Crites got the win and Matt Albin the save. Mike Hansen's 2-run single pulled the Rams close in seventh.

Neuqua Valley 3, Metea Valley 2:

Trailing 2-0 since the first inning, Neuqua Valley (9-3, 6-0) scored all its runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to win in the Upstate Eight Conference. Cody Coll's RBI groundout and Mike Riesner's 2-run bloop single put the Wildcats ahead to stay. Jonathan Vlk was the complete-game winning pitcher. Sam Hanson had 2 hits for Metea Valley (3-6, 2-4).

Naperville North 3, WW South 0:

Ian Gustafson fired a shutout with 4 strikeouts as the Huskies (6-5, 2-3) evened the three-game DuPage Valley Conference series with WW South (9-5, 4-1). Ryan Krainz went 2-for-3 with a run scored and RBI. Kevin Giltz had 2 hits for the Tigers.

Naperville Central 10, West Aurora 1:

Brian Schiemann and Matt McBain each had 2 hits and 2 RBI for the Redhawks (8-3, 3-1) in their DuPage Valley Conference victory. Jeff Schank improved to 4-0 on the mound.

Wheaton North 8, West Chicago 3:

The Falcons (11-2, 4-1 DuPage Valley Conference) trailed 3-0 before striking for 6 runs in the sixth inning and 2 runs in the seventh. Ryan Kent, who had 2 hits, and Andrew Slivinski drove in 2 runs. Johnny Peltz went 2-for-4 with 2 runs scored. Kyle Nielson had 2 RBI for West Chicago (3-10, 0-5).

Glenbard South 15, Timothy Christian 4:

Twenty-three hits from nine different players highlighted the Metro Suburban Conference victory for the Raiders (8-3, 6-1). Winning pitcher Ethan Gasbarro, Zach Smith and Justin Joseph had 4 hits apiece. Tony Tenuta drove in 4 runs and Carl Sanders scored 4 runs. Brandon Scott homered for Timothy Christian.

York 11, Glenbard West 1:

Seth Dvorak went 3-for-4 and Ryan Saco drove in 3 runs for the Dukes (7-6, 4-4) in their West Suburban Silver win. Anthony Santos pitched 6 innings to earn the win. Spencer Refer drove in the lone run for Glenbard West (5-7, 3-6).

Waubonsie Valley 10, East Aurora 1:

A 7-run fifth inning broke open the Upstate Eight Conference victory for the Warriors (7-5, 5-2). Alex Tazic went 2-for-3 with 4 RBI. Julian Langford pitched 4 innings for the win and C.J. Lee pitched the last 3 innings for the save.

Montini 12, Aurora Christian 2:

Eight different players drove in runs for the Broncos, who won the Suburban Christian Conference game in six innings. Ben Dobosenski and Austin Kline drove in 2 runs apiece. Winning pitcher Tyler Quick struck out seven and allowed 3 hits.

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