Palatine's softball team brought its bats to Monday's Mid-Suburban League softball game against visiting Schaumburg, belting 16 hits en route to a 12-5 victory.
Multiple hitters for the Pirates (14-8, 8-3) were Jamie Haze (3-for-4, 2 runs, RBI), Lauren Logan (2-for-4, 2 runs), Megan Hedstrom (2-for-4, RBI), Courtney English (2-for-3, RBI, 1 run), Kenzie Craver (2-for-4, 2 RBI, 1 run) and Grace Rohrwasser (2-for-3, RBI, 1 run).
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Hedstrom (11-8) threw a 6-hitter for the win while sophomore Roxanne Kakareka (3-1) struck out three for Schaumburg (15-4, 7-3).
Shannon Felde (3-for-4, 2 RBI, 1 run) and Dana Giannelli (2-for-3, 1 run) led the Saxons' offense.
Barrington 6, Conant 1: Visiting Barrington improved to 24-1 and 12-0 in the MSL West as sophomore Keenan Dolezal (17-1) struck out four as the winning pitcher.
Loren Krzysko belted her 12th homer of the season, tying her own single-season school record.
It was the senior third baseman's 36th career homer, placing her fifth on the all-time IHSA list.
Erin Ward and Raegan Fingerman each doubled for the MSL leaders.
Rachel O'Malley (2-for-4) and Telly Hunter (2-for-3) were multiple hitters for Conant (10-6, 5-5) which received a double from DeeDee Durr.
Prospect 10, Hersey 4: Sophomore Casey Lenski went the first six innings and struck out four to earn the win for visiting Prospect (5-16, 2-10).
Lenski and classmate Ally Schuldt each went 3-for-5 while Michelle Helminski was 2-for-3 for Hersey (5-12, 3-8).
Rolling Meadows 10, Wheeling 0 (6 inn.): Sam Anderson (2-for-4, RBI, double), Emily Hattory (2-for-3, 3 RBI, double), Lane Winkler (2-for-3, RBI, double), Hannah Whidden (2-for-3) and Sarah Caprio (double) led the offense for host Rolling Meadows (13-11, 4-8).
Senior Sara Brunlieb (10-10) struck out seven and walked none while tossing a 5-hitter.
Jackie Resnick (2-for-3) had a double for Wheeling (6-15, 1-12).
Fremd 6, Hoffman Estates 2: Senior Ashlynne Schwantz (14-3) earned the win and the save for Fremd (15-6, 10-1) while her senior catcher Kristine Herdegen belted a two-out solo home run in the first inning while going 2-for-3.
Andrea Wolinski (2-for-3) and Nicole LaBeck (double) led Hoffman (3-16, 3-8).
Maine West 12, Niles North 8: Senior Ariel Valles struck out six as the winning pitcher for visiting Maine West (12-5, 5-2) in the CSL North game.
Holly Wengerski (2-for-3, 3 runs, RBI), Brie Montmarquette (2-for-4, 2 runs, 2 RBI), Sadie Argus (3-for-3, 2 runs, 2 RBI, home run), Abbey Herling (2-for-4, 3 runs, 3-run homer) were top hitters for West.
"It was another great win with strong offensive and defensive play," said Warriors coach Amy Gonzalez.
Saturday results: St. Viatorsplit a doubleheader with Joliet Catholic on Saturday, winning the opener 6-0 and falling 4-2 in Game 2.
The Lions (6-19) played 15 games in 15 days, including three games in less than 24 hours last Friday and Saturday.
In Game 1 against Joliet, winning pitcher Sam Hogan scattered 6 singles for her sixth win this season. The Lions exploded for 6 runs in the fifth inning, getting singles by Michelle Presslak and Taylor Noll (2 RBI) and RBI singles by Tess Kaiser and Gina Mastrodomenico. A 2-run double by Krystal Harris capped the rally.
"A lot has happened in the last two weeks and we have spent a lot of time together," said Lions coach John Scotillo.
"l think we're a closer team now and other than a few sore arms and a little lack of sleep we came through unscathed. I am very fortunate to be associated with such great group of kids and supportive parents."