Breaking News Bar
updated: 5/10/2013 10:41 PM

Ward does it all for Hoffman Estates

Success - Article sent! close
Daily Herald report

Hoffman Estates senior Jimmy Ward had it all working Friday.

He ended up tossing a 4-hit complete game shutout for the visiting Hawks at Wheeling.

Order Reprint Print Article
Interested in reusing this article?
Custom reprints are a powerful and strategic way to share your article with customers, employees and prospects.
The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald. Complete the form to the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article.
Need more information about reprints? Visit our Reprints Section for more details.

Contact information ( * required )

Success - request sent close

And he supplied all of the game's scoring with a single swing of the bat, in the sixth inning. Ward's grand slam put Hoffman Estates ahead for good in a 4-0 victory in Mid-Suburban League play.

Ward struck out eight without a walk, and Danny Alba doubled and tripled as Hoffman Estates (9-15, 6-6) won its fourth straight.

Schaumburg 3, Elk Grove 1: Max Paolicchi pitched Schaumburg past Elk Grove, allowing 5 hits as the Saxons (6-11) did all their scoring in the first inning. Paolicchi struck out eight.

The Grens dropped to 19-8 overall.

Rolling Meadows' game with Fremd was postponed, but the Mustangs clinched at least a share of the MSL East title. The Mustangs (15-8-1, 12-1) have a 2.5-game lead and 3 league games left. Second-place Elk Grove (10-4 in the MSL) has 2 league games remaining.

Hersey 7, Barrington 0: Brendan Starr enjoyed a 3-for-3 day at the plate and Huskies starter Alex Sutrinaitis held Barrington to 3 hits as Hersey (10-15, 7-7) picked up a victory over MSL West champ Barrington (18-10, 12-3).

Palatine 5, Buffalo Grove 4: Neal Ori had an RBI single and Zach Serna connected for a 2-run homer in the sixth inning as Palatine scored 3 runs in the frame on the way to an MSL triumph.

Greg Grana provided a solo homer earlier for Palatine (16-13, 10-5), and Alex Piszczek earned a win after 3 relief innings.

Ryan Schumi had 2 hits and Nick Carpinelli drove in 2 for Buffalo Grove (7-12, 5-7).

Share this page
Comments ()
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.