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Hits keep coming for Mundelein

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By Daily Herald report

Mundelein's resurgent season on the softball field continued Tuesday.

The Mustangs hit the 20-game mark by notching a pair of wins over Libertyville. Abbey Rosenow's RBI double in the bottom of the seventh scored pinch runner Emily Panitch and capped a three-run inning, as Mundelein won 12-11, completing a game that was suspended after four innings last month.

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In the second game, at Libertyville, Lauren Fairweather hit her eighth home run of the season and Haley Morelli doubled twice, as the Mustangs won 8-5.

Mundelein improved to 20-6 and 7-3 in the North Suburban Conference Lake Division.

Rosenow finished 3-for-4 in the first game. Morelli and Maria DeVito hit homers, while Morelli and Fairweather also had doubles. Maddie Zazas went 2-for-4, and Molly Ellett threw all 7 innings for the win.

Libertyville's Madi Dembinski went 4-for-4 with a homer, double and 3 RBI. Izzy Alesna (2-for-3), Jamie Stevens (single, 2 RBI), Margaret Haws (2-for-4, RBI), Haley Hoeksel (2-for-5, double, RBI) and Haley Alban (2-for-3, RBI) also had productive games at the plate for the Wildcats.

In Tuesday's originally scheduled game, Mundelein got 2 hits apiece from Rosenow, Morelli and Hannah Bulgart.

Libertyville received 3-for-4 efforts from Haws (2 RBI), Stevens (2 doubles, RBI) and Dembinki (2 doubles, 2 RBI). Tayler Oberman was 2-for-4.

Lakes 4, Johnsburg 3: Paige Olker recorded the win in the nonconference game, allowing 3 runs over 5 innings. She struck out five, walked four and gave up 8 hits. Ally Purdue held Johnsburg hitless over 1 innings, striking out three and allowing no earned runs.

Montana Mang tripled for Lakes.

Antioch 11, Round Lake 0 (5 innings): Amber Luptak pitched 5 innings allowing 2 hits, striking out one and walking one for Antioch (15-11) in the North Suburban Prairie game.

The Sequoits were led offensively by Katie Phillips, who doubled, and Jessica Pedersen, who had 2 RBI.

Crystal Lake Central 5, Grayslake North 0: Maddie Terlap doubled for one of the Knights' 2 hits in their Fox Valley Fox Division loss.

Woodstock North 6, Grayslake Central 4: Anna Strickland doubled for Grayslake Central in the Fox Valley Fox contest.

Vernon Hills 1, Grant 0: Tori Smith (1-for-3) knocked in Dana Meline (1-for-3) in the first inning for the game's only run, as the visiting Cougars improved to 5-9 and 5-3 in the North Suburban Prairie.

Jenn Claussen struck out seven and allowed 6 hits in pitching the shutout for Vernon Hills.

Grant pitcher Caitlyn Moran struck out 11.

Stevenson 3, Lake Forest 1: Taylor Koenigs (2-for-3) lined a 2-run, inside-the-park home run into the gap in the bottom of the first inning, as the Patriots improved to 12-11 and 3-7 in the North Suburban Lake.

Abby O'Connor (2-for-3, RBI) belted 2 doubles for Stevenson and Lexi Yonkovic also had a double. Jordan Cortesi tripled, while Sam Feder led Stevenson in the circle, striking out eight.

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