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Naperville Central wins again in DVC

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Naperville Central 5, Naperville North 1:

The Redhawks (19-5, 14-3) scored 4 runs in the top of the sixth and added a run in the seventh to win their second straight DuPage Valley Conference game against Naperville North (14-9, 10-7). Nicky Lopez went 2-for-3 with a double and RBI. Pat Maloney was the winning pitcher in relief of Cody Campbell. Nick Solak went 3-for-3 for the second straight day for the Huskies.

Lake Park 2, South Elgin 0:

Christian Taugner improved to 7-1 for the Lancers (21-6, 17-3), firing a 5-hitter with 12 strikeouts and no walks as Lake Park maintained its lead atop the Upstate Eight Conference Valley standings. Dom Romito's single in the bottom of the sixth drove in Tom Spear and Anthony Gallina with the game's only runs.

Glenbard East 9, WW South 6:

The Rams (11-18, 7-10) scored 3 runs in the bottom of the fifth to break a 6-6 tie and notch their fourth straight DuPage Valley Conference victory. Nick Vichio went 4-for-4 with 3 RBI while Danny Ryan went 3-for-3 with 2 RBI. Winning pitcher D.J. Spears also had 2 RBI. Matt Walsh homered for WW South (15-11, 10-7).

Glenbard South 9, Illiana Christian 4:

The Raiders (15-7, 11-4) salvaged the third and final game of the Metro Suburban Conference series. Will Cornwell went 3-for-4 while Justin Joseph went 2-for-3. Winning pitcher Nick Yangas struck out 10 in 6-plus innings.

Willowbrook 4, Glenbard West 3:

In the bottom of the seventh, Gabe Gage was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded to drive in R.L. Aldridge with the game-winning run. Gage went 3-for-3 while Dom Battaglia had a pair of hits. Rob Huette picked up the win in relief. Luke Domask and Grant Greeno had 2 hits apiece for Glenbard West (11-15).

Timothy Christian 11, Elmwood Park 4:

The Trojans (5-14, 5-11) took two out of three in the Metro Suburban Conference series after scoring 5 runs in the first inning. Emerson Bandemer, Justin VanderNaald and Ben Zastrow, who homered, each went 2-for-3. Cole Miller drove in 3 runs. Mike Wieringa was the winning pitcher.

Hinsdale Central 12, Addison Trail 1:

Four runs in the top of the fifth inning helped end the West Suburban Conference crossover early for the victorious Red Devils (13-10). Justice Camalick went 3-for-4 with 2 doubles, 3 runs scored and 3 RBI. Winning pitcher Tom Concklin allowed 2 hits and struck out five.

Downers North 12, Leyden 1:

Connor Kopach and Joe Provenzano each went 3-for-4 with 3 RBI as the Trojans (17-7) rolled to the West Suburban crossover victory. Matt Bohanon picked up the win by scattering 4 hits over 5 innings.

Downers South 15, Proviso West 0:

Zack Burdi went 3-for-3 with 2 homers and 4 RBI in leading the Mustangs (24-5) to the five-inning West Suburban crossover win. Kevin Raher also drove in 4 runs. Chris Pedrak and Matt Zinnecker combined on the mound.

Notre Dame 4, Benet 3:

The Redwings (15-7, 6-4) rallied from a 2-0 deficit, but Notre Dame scored twice in the bottom of the seventh to pull out the East Suburban Catholic Conference victory. Chris Whelan and Joe Giuffre went 2-for-3 with an RBI.

Dwight 6, Lisle 5:

Ryan Van Volkenburg went 3-for-4 with a double for the Lions (14-9, 9-5), but Dwight scored all its runs in the first two innings to win the Interstate Eight Conference game. Adam Grego had 2 RBI.

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