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Lake Zurich's Jones jolts Antioch

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Antioch couldn't keep up with Jones.

Nick Jones, to be more specific.

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Jones crushed 3 home runs in 3 at-bats to key Lake Zurich's 12-7 North Suburban Conference crossover victory over the Sequoits on Friday.

In the process, Jones, who rolled up a total of 6 home runs this week, drove in 5 runs.

As if all that weren't enough, Jones was also the winning pitcher of record. He pitched 4 innings and gave up just 2 earned runs while allowing no walks.

The Bears also got a home run from Dom DeMicco as well as a double from Austin Foote and 2 hits out of Joey Pizzolato.

Antioch cut its deficit to 8-7 after batting in the sixth, but Lake Zurich, which got its third win in a row to improve to 5-11, pulled away again with 4 runs in the bottom of the inning.

The Sequoits got 3 hits apiece from Adam Harvey and Cameron Slate and 2 hits apiece out of Colin Prather, Nick Muskat and Mitch Everett. Harvey, Muskat and Everett all had a double as did Matt DeJong.

Grayslake Central 6, Johnsburg 0: Grayslake Central got its second shutout in as many days as pitchers Jack Spicer, Erik Skutnik and Russell Lundius shared the mound and made sure a 4-0 first-inning lead held. Spicer officially got the win. He fanned 5 batters over 4 innings.

Kyle Clark paced Grayslake Central with 2 hits, including a double and 2 RBI in the first inning. Ryan Fontana also had a pair of hits and scored 2 runs.

Grant 12, Lake Forest 6: The Grant offense hit the ground running and didn't let up. The Bulldogs scored 5 runs in the first inning and finished with a total of 15 hits in their crossover victory. Ryan Noda led the way with 3 hits, including a home run and a double. Simeon Lucas, Tyler Gorski and Matt Paret all had 2 hits, including one double apiece. Grant is now 11-5 on the season.

Warren 13, Vernon Hills 6: Connor Iwema and Andrew Hill each hit a home run as Warren rolled to a crossover victory. Hill also had 2 doubles. The Blue Devils rallied from a 5-4 deficit with a 6-run fifth inning. For Vernon Hills, Pat Crowley and Joey Marras each drove in 2 runs.

Grayslake North 13, Hampshire 5: The Knights rolled up 17 hits in the victory. Andrew Mikusa and Alex Alvarez each had 3 hits to lead the way while teammates Nick Carmody, Adam Gomski and JP Zalewski each finished with 2 hits apiece. Pitcher Andrew Mikusa (2-1) got the win with five innings pitched. The Knights are now 8-4 on the season.

Carmel 13, York 4: Ian Kristan belted a home run as Carmel rolled up a total of 13 hits in the victory. The Corsairs also got a double out of Mike Stahoviak and Josh Walinski. Pitcher Matt Skarzynski got the win.

Stevenson 20, North Chicago 1: Stevenson moved to 9-6 on the season with the victory.

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