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Article updated: 5/20/2013 10:58 PM

Metea Valley wins wild regional opener

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By Daily Herald Reports

Alise Perna singled in Laura Senese with the game-winning run, Metea Valley rallying with two outs in the bottom of the seventh to win a wild 8-7 Class 4A Bolingbrook regional game over West Aurora on Monday in Aurora.

West Aurora had taken a 7-6 lead with two outs in the top of the seventh, Kaylee Hayton's 2-run homer capping a 10 pitch at-bat.


Monica Jauch singled to start Metea's half of the seventh, Jenna Hall sacrificed her to second and with two outs Senese doubled her in. Perna, who was 4-for-5 with a homer, triple, 3 runs scored and 3 runs batted in, followed with the walkoff hit. Alexa Caputo was 3-for-3 with a double and 2 RBI for the Mustangs (11-21), who advance to play Benet today in Bolingbrook.

Willowbrook 3, Glenbard South 2:

Darian Pelsor scattered 4 hits and a walk, striking out 1, and Sam Schmidt drove in 2 runs for the Warriors (23-9), who won their sixth straight game to end the regular season. Tarah Valdez's 2-run double accounted for the scoring for Glenbard South (24-5). Stephanie Chitkowski (13-2) struck out 15.

Montini 6, Lemont 4:

Alyssa Sclafani hit a 2-run homer, her 10th of the year, and Emily Lezcano also went deep with a 2-run shot in Montini's 4-run first inning in Lombard. Sara Ross went 2-for-4 with 2 runs scored for the Broncos (25-10).

WW South 13, East Aurora 0:

Jenny Harbakus went 2-for-2 with a run scored and 3 RBI and Sammy Granger doubled and drove in 3 runs for the Tigers (15-14), who advanced to play Waubonsie Valley at the Class 4A Yorkville regional.

West Chicago 12, Larkin 3:

Becky Cabral homered for the Wildcats, who advanced to play St. Charles North, in a Class 4A first-round game in West Chicago.

Wheaton North 7, Dundee-Crown 4:

The Falcons, who advance to play Glenbard North, scored 3 runs in the fifth and 2 more in the sixth in a Class 4A first-round game in Wheaton. Kelly Thornton doubled for Wheaton North.

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