Kayla Wedl's first perfect game of her career was nearly doubly perfect.
Wauconda's hard-throwing sophomore threw 44 of her 50 pitches for strikes, whiffing 10 batters in five innings, as the host Bulldogs blanked Larkin 10-0 in Game 1 of a nonconference doubleheader Saturday.
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"She was untouchable," Wauconda coach Tim Rennels said.
Wedl helped herself at the plate, too, going 2-for-3. Lauren Nee doubled and tripled, while Lauren Carney singled twice.
Wauconda rallied from an 8-1 deficit in Game 2 to pull out a 13-9 victory and improve to 5-0.
Freshman Sarah Ricci had a double, while freshman Haley Redmann had 2 hits and earned her first varsity win in relief. Wedl, who didn't pitch, was 3-for-3 with 2 doubles and 4 RBI.
Lakes 10, Prairie Ridge 0: Kate Hohenstatt jacked a grand slam, highlighting an eight-run fifth inning for the Eagles, who won the nonconference game in six innings.
Hohenstatt banged out 3 hits, while Ashley Horner and Jen Reed each had 4 for Lakes. Reed's RBI single ended the game. Cassidy Schaar and Ally Perdue contributed 2 hits apiece.
Mundelein 8, Grayslake Central 7: Abbey Rosenow's three-run double in the fifth put the host Mustangs ahead 6-4 en route to the nonconference win.
Lauren Fairweather went 3-for-3 with 2 RBI. Mundelein (3-3) got 2-for-4 efforts from Amanda Diaz, Maddie Zazas and Maria DeVito. Jamie Hemmer also doubled for the Mustangs.
DeVito went the distance in the circle, allowing only 1 earned run.
Maddie Marshall homered for Grayslake Central, and Katie Stricklan was 2-for-4.
Stevenson, Hersey split: Lexi Yonkovic and Taylor Koenigs each had 3 hits, Dana Morgan went 2-for-4 with 3 RBI and Kat Trotter delivered a two-run single in a four-run first, as the visiting Patriots won 9-8 in Game 1 of a nonconference doubleheader.
Trisha Porzycki and Jordan Cortesi doubled for Stevenson, and Myra Peterson picked up the win.
Hersey got an RBI triple from Katie Wingerter in the bottom of the seventh to capture the second game 10-9.
Stevenson (2-5) was led offensively by Porzycki, who was 4-for-4 with a double and 2 RBI, and Koenigs, who went 3-for-4 with an inside-the-park homer, triple, 3 RBI and 3 runs scored.
Yonkovic and KJ Noronha doubled.
Mundelein 16, Grant 12: Under the lights at The Ballpark in Rosemont late Friday night, Lauren Fairweather and Jamie Hemmer belted home runs for the Mustangs.
Fairweather also tripled and finished 3-for-5 with 3 RBI. Mundelein's 18-hit attack also featured big games from Abbey Rosenow (3-for-5, triple, 4 RBI), Maggie Mahar (3-for-5), Brittany Woodyard (3-for-5, 2 doubles, 4 RBI) and Maria DeVito (2-for-4, double).
Grant's Jamie Reiser was 4-for-5, while Deanna Rodriguez and McKenzi Sancken each went 3-for-5. Caitlyn Moran and Rodriguez had triples, while Sancken smacked a double.
Nicole Parney was the winning pitcher, allowing only 2 earned runs in 7 innings.
Vernon Hills 7, Palatine 4: Sami Saliba went 3-for-3 at the plate with a double to lead the Cougars to their first win (1-5) of the season. Rose Ferolo, Danielle Comitor and Nikki Goldstein added 2 hits apiece for Vernon Hills, which rolled up a total of 12 hits. Winning pitcher Carly Stern (1-5) went the distance without walking a batter.