Mid-Suburban League champion Rolling Meadows improved to 19-9-1 with a 1-0 victory over Addison Trail on Saturday in nonconference play.
On senior day for the host Mustangs, senior Austin Reed tossed a complete-game 4-hitter. He induced 13 groundball outs, struck out four, walked none and the hits he allowed were all singles.
It was a good thing Reed was so sharp, because Addison Trail's Zach Dowz allowed 2 hits and struck out 15 in a tough-luck complete-game loss.
Senior Matt Dennis provided on the hits for Rolling Meadows, and it was biggie. His homer in the first inning accounted for all the scoring. Dan Hendrickson singled for the Mustangs' other hit.
Moline sweeps St. Viator: The host Lions dropped a pair of nonconference games, 9-0 and 9-7.
St. Viator (18-14) fell 9-0 in game as Moline pitching limited the Lions to 4 hits, one of them a double by Ben Dickey.
In game two, Moline won 9-7. St. Viator got a homer from Roy Pettingill, a double from Andrew Ferrante and 2 stolen bases by Joe Rossi, but Moline was able to overcome committing 6 errors and hang on for the victory after producing 5 runs in the fifth and 2 in the seventh.
Palatine 9, Romeoville 2: The host Pirates used a 6-run fifth inning to take the lead on the way to a nonconference victory.
Neal Ori went 4-for-4 with 2 RBI, and Matt Hogan homered, scored 2 runs and finished 2-for-3 with 3 RBI for Palatine (19-13-1). Anthony Fortunato and Chris Macahon had 2 hits each for the Pirates, and reliever Nolan Gavin earned the win after providing 5 innings of scoreless work.
Hersey splits with McHenry: The Huskies split a two-game series with McHenry to conclude the regular season.
In game one, McHenry prevailed 4-0 as Nick Svoboda threw a complete-game 4-hitter.
Hersey (13-19) won game two 6-0 as Ryan Allain tossed a complete-game 5-hitter and David Milligan went 3-for-3 with a homer and 4 RBI.