Same ol’, same ol’ for Grant’s softball team.
Bri Dreschler homered, and the Bulldogs won.
Grant got 2-run homers from Jamie Reiser in the first inning and Dreschler in the fourth en route to a 6-1 win over host Antioch on Wednesday. Dreschler’s home run was her fourth of the season, all in her last four games.
The victory hiked Grant’s record to 11-6 and 6-1 in the North Suburban Conference Prairie Division.
“The girls are playing well,” Bulldogs coach Mike Dolezal said.
Caitlyn Moran went the distance in the circle for Grant, allowing 7 hits.
“Caitlyn is pitching great,” Dolezal said.
Moran helped her own cause with 2 hits. Reiser finished with 2 hits as well.
Antioch fell to 13-8.
Grayslake Central 6, Woodstock North 2: Caitlin Flary and pinch hitter Veronica Kleber delivered 2-run singles in a four-run fifth, as the host Rams rallied for the Fox Valley Fox Division win.
Brittany Brown threw a complete game, giving up no earned runs.
Anna Strickland was 3-for-4 with a double and scored a run for Grayslake Central.
Mundelein 14, Lake Forest 0: Maria DeVito was 4-for-4 with a triple and 4 RBI, and the visiting Mustangs captured the North Suburban Lake Division game in six innings.
Erin Kennelly went 3-for-3 with 2 doubles for Mundelein (17-4, 5-2), while Maddie Zazas was 2-for-5 with 4 RBI and 3 runs scored.
DeVito pitched 4 innings to earn the win, while Molly Ellett returned from an injury to throw 2 no-hit frames.
Wauconda 5, Stevenson 2: Freshman Kayla Wedl went 4-for-4 with a triple and also earned the win in the North Suburban crossover, striking out 10 and walking one.
“Wedl’s good,” an impressed Stevenson coach Larry Friedrichs said.
The game was tied 2-2 after one inning, before Wauconda scored twice in the top of the second.
Wauconda improved to 15-6, while Stevenson fell to 11-9.
Lake Zurich 4, Libertyville 3: Freshman Katie Malek earned her first varsity win, going the distance in the circle for the host Bears.
Her teammates erased a 1-0 deficit by scoring 3 runs in the bottom of the fourth. Mallory Parsons drove in 2 runs for Lake Zurich (10-8, 4-4), while Carlee Parsons had a double.
Carmel 11, Nazareth 5: Freshmen Amanda Elert (4-for-4, 2 doubles, 2 runs, RBI), Dani Delozier (3-for-4, 2 runs) and Claire Petrus (2-for-3) all shined for the Corsairs in the East Suburban Catholic Conference game.
Carmel (15-5, 8-2) also got a 4-for-4 effort from junior Amy Abel (2 runs), while junior Kathleen Felicelli went 2-for-3 with a home run and 2 RBI.
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