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updated: 4/1/2014 11:26 PM

Wedl, Wauconda roll in home openers

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After opening the season indoors in Rosemont last week and beating Hampshire decisively twice, Wauconda's softball team had its home opener Tuesday.

The Bulldogs won decisively again.

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This time, Kayla Wedl struck out 11 batters and helped her own cause with a home run, as Wauconda beat Palatine 9-2 to improve to 3-0.

The Bulldogs trailed 1-0 until the bottom of the fourth, when Jena Heck blasted a 2-run homer. The hosts added another run in the fifth and then busted out with 6 runs in the sixth.

Wauconda got 2 hits apiece from Wedl, Heck, Lauren Nee, Paige Motley, Angie Exline and freshman Sarah Ricci. Heck, Motley and Taylor McCarthy all doubled. Wedl (3-0) allowed only 4 hits, including a pair of doubles in the seventh, and did not walk a batter. She yielded an unearned run in the first.

Grayslake Central 11, Vernon Hills 0: Brittany Brown allowed only 1 hit in a five-inning complete game, and Theresa Curtis and Jamie Brew homered for the Rams.

Both Curtis and Brew knocked in 3 runs, while Shelby White went 3-for-3 with 2 RBI and 2 runs scored. Brew and Katie Strickland (2 RBI) each had 2 hits for Grayslake Central (4-2).

Brown struck out three and walked one. Sami Saliba had the only hit for Vernon Hills (0-5).

Fremd 10, Carmel 7: Jenny Behan homered twice for theCorsairs, who also got long balls fron Emma Bartz, Amy Abel and Sarah Koesser.

Carmel led 7-5 heading into the seventh.

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