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Conant swings away, tops Hoffman

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Conant's softball team went above .500 in the tough Mid-Suburban West with a 14-9 victory at Hoffman Estates (3-20, 3-12) on Saturday morning.

The Cougars (13-9, 8-7) were led on offense by senior catcher Miranda Cavin (3-for-4, 3 runs, RBI) and junior Telly Hunter (3-for-5, 3 RBI, 2 runs).

Elk Grove splits: Becca Maher (2-for-4, 3 RBI, 2 triples, 2 runs) belted a bases-loaded triple over the center fielder's head in the top of the sixth inning for the game-winning RBI in Game 2 which the Grens won 6-5 at New Trier.

Brianna Leach (2-for-4) and Shannon Taucher (2-for-4) also had multiple hits for the Grens (22-10) while Megan Eul (11-4) earned the win.

The Trevians scored 6 runs in the first inning of Game 1 and went on to a 9-1 win.

Leading the Grens' offense were Leach (2-for-4, double), Elisa Payne (2-for-4) and Melissa Picchi (double).

St. Viator swept: Providence Catholic defeated the Lions 14-3 and 11-0 in Arlington Heights.

Michelle Presslak belted a home run for Viator (6-23) in Game 1.

Wauconda 15, Christian Liberty 2: Senior Beth Cunningham and junior Jenna Pavlik had the RBI for the visiting Chargers, who ended their regular season at 8-12.

Sophomore Hannah Miller and senior Darby Calkins each went 2-for-3 for the Chargers while Calkins, Jenn West and Corey Kramer each had a stolen base.

CLA begins play on Wednesday at the Class 1A Westminister Christian regional.

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