Anna Cizek's two-out single in the bottom of the eighth scored pinch runner Haleigh Yerkes, giving Neuqua Valley a dramatic 4-3 win over Metea Valley on Thursday.
In the eighth Madison Bartlett singled, Alyssa Domico walked and Carly Cervantez singled, setting up Cizek's game-winner for Neuqua (8-6, 5-2 Upstate Eight Conference). Jamie O'Brien (1-3) got the win, striking out five.
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Naperville Central 9, WW South 0:
Maddi Doane doubled and scored a run in the first inning, and added a two-run single in the second, and Laura Dierking hit a solo homer in the third for the No. 1 Redhawks (15-0, 3-0 DuPage Valley Conference). Courtney Giebel had 3 hits and Dierking and Megan Nerger 2 apiece. Keegan Hayes (10-0) threw four innings for the win and Julie Kestas struck out eight in relief.
Fenton 3, Ridgewood 2:
Hannah Wassmann doubled to lead off the bottom of the ninth, advanced to third on a single by winning pitcher Dana Fritz and scored the winning run on a passed ball for the host Bison (12-6, 1-3 Metro Suburban Conference).
Glenbard North 14, Glenbard East 0:
Ashley Stiver was 3-for-3 with 5 runs batted in and Lindsey Cherry (7-2) threw her third shutout of the season for No. 4 Glenbard North (9-2, 2-1 DVC).
Montini 12, Guerin 0:
Zoe Dannenberg and Amy Bukovsky combined on a five-inning no-hitter, striking out 10, for the Broncos (14-3, 8-0 Suburban Christian Conference Blue), who won their eighth straight heading into a Friday showdown with St. Francis. Cristina Barrett hit a two-run homer and Emily Lezcano went deep with a solo shot.
Glenbard South 9, Illiana Christian:
Stephanie Chitkowski (6-0) struck out 15, twirling a one-hitter, for the No. 7 Raiders (13-1, 6-0 Metro Suburban Conference). Ashton Cattenhead doubled twice, tripled and drove in 3 runs and Danielle Scarpiniti also had 3 RBI and a double for the Raiders.
Marist 4, Downers Grove North 3:
Elaine Heflin (8-3) struck out nine, but was victimized by 4 errors that led to 4 Marist unearned runs, the last coming in the sixth to break a 3-3 tie. Kelsey Gockman hit a two-run homer, her third of the season, for the No. 8 Trojans (9-5).
Downers Grove South 5, Addison Trail 3:
Zahryha McFarland's two-run homer in the bottom of the sixth broke a 3-3 tie for the Mustangs (9-5, 3-0 West Suburban Gold). Jessica Andree earlier hit a two-run homer for Downers Grove South and Danielle Ciaglia hit a solo shot and doubled for Addison Trail (7-7, 1-2).
York 6, Lyons Twp. 4:
Angela Scalzitti was 3-for-3 with 5 stolen bases and 3 runs scored and Gracie Sullivan 3-for-3 with 3 RBI and 2 runs for the Dukes.
St. Charles North 4, Glenbard West 2:
Emy Pavia doubled and drove in 2 runs and Shelley Warmolts scored a run for the Hilltoppers (7-8).