Jacobs 3, Prairie Ridge 2: Mackenzie Vaughn, Kaitlyn Woloszyk and Sarah Murray drove in runs for Jacobs in a Fox Valley Conference Valley Division upset that dropped PR into a first-place tie with Cary-Grove and McHenry. Emily Borg picked up the win for the Golden Eagles (11-10, 4-5), allowing 5 hits with 4 strikeouts and 5 walks.
Larkin 9, Streamwood 4: Alex Buhrow was 3-for-4 with a home run, double, 3 runs scored and 3 RBI to lead Larkin to an Upstate Eight River win. Lexi Price (3-for-4, 2B, 2 RBI), Laurel Vollman (2-for-4, 2 RBI), Rachel Martinez (2B, 2 RBI) and Beka Harrington (3B) also contributed for the Royals (3-19, 2-10). Jaclyn Saurbaugh was the winning pitcher, allowing just 5 hits with 7 strikeouts. Jessica Daley took the loss for the Sabres (5-16, 2-11).
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CL South 5, Dundee-Crown 4: Sam McLean (2 RBI) and Kimmy Woods (RBI) each went 2-for-4 with triples as the Gators (11-7, 3-6) held on in the FVC Valley. Losing pitcher Amanda Eissler had a double and 2 RBI for Dundee-Crown (3-12, 0-7).
Lake Park 8, South Elgin 3: South Elgin led 3-2 going into the bottom of the fifth inning but Lake Park scored 6 runs in its final two at-bats in this Upstate Eight Valley game. Kara Rodriguez had a 3-run home run for the Storm (13-10, 8-5). Katie Koss took the loss in relief.
Burlington Central 27, Rockford Christian 0: The Rockets clinched at least a share of the Big Northern East, their first conference title since 2009, with this lopsided win. Courtni Neubauer allowed just 1 hit with 7 strikeouts and 1 walk in the five-inning win. Bekah Harnish (2-for-3, 2B), Shelby Young (2-for-2, 2B), Rebecca Roscher (3-for-3, 2B) and Neubauer (4-for-4) led the offense for the Rockets (19-1, 10-0), who won their 16th straight game. BC also earned the top seed in the upcoming Class 3A Sycamore regional.