Matt Vogt has been about as rock-solid as they come for Libertyville's baseball team the last two springs.
The University of Minnesota-Duluth-bound senior displayed his talent again Wednesday, hitting a pair of home runs in the Wildcats' 14-0 win over Round Lake in a North Suburban Conference crossover.
Vogt finished with 4 RBI, and Kevin Calamari also had a big day at the plate with a home run, double and 4 RBI, as Libertyville improved to 20-10.
Mitch Townsend (3 RBI), Andrew Mack and Adam Formento also doubled for the Wildcats. Nate Cote allowed just 1 hit over 5 innings in earning the win.
Stevenson 12, Grant 8: Willie Bourbon belted a pair of solo home runs and finished 3-for-3, as the visiting Patriots won the North Suburban crossover.
Blake Johnson and Zach Novoselsky homered as well for Stevenson, which improved to 18-10. Johnson was 2-for-3 with 3 RBI. Novoselsky (2 RBI) and Jimmy Marchese (2 runs) each had 3 hits. Jordan Sheinkop pitched 3 no-hit, scoreless innings in relief to earn the win.
Grant got doubles from Simeon Lucas and Tino Torres.
Antioch 9, Lake Forest 8: Sam Smithson went 4-for-4 with a double, and the Sequoits rallied in the bottom of the seventh to take the North Suburban crossover.
Antioch (17-13) got 2-hit games from Collin Prather, Nick Muskat and Christian Norris. Prather and Josh Saldivar (3 RBI) also had doubles, while Mitch Everett contributed a pair of RBI.
Vernon Hills 4, Zion-Benton 2: On senior day, it was fitting that seniors Tyler Feece (1-for-3, 2 RBI) and Ethan McGrew (1-for-3, triple, RBI) had key RBI hits for Vernon Hills.
Pat Crowley, Jordan Freibrun, Joey Marras and Brett Peterson also hit safely in the win. It was a combined effort on the mound as starter Freibrun earned the win, going 3 innings. Jake Boyer held the lead for 2 scoreless innings, and Nick Newman closed the game earning his second save of the week and third of the season.