West Chicago 2, St. Charles East 0:
The Wildcats (3-1, 1-0) were stuck in a scoreless tie in their Upstate Eight Conference opener before scoring twice in the top of the seventh inning. Winning pitcher Dave Kordik drove in the first run with a single, and the insurance run came home on a passed ball. Kordik struck out six in 6 innings before being relieved by Alex Cabral, who earned the save by striking out the side in the bottom of the seventh.
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Lake Park 12, Dundee-Crown 10:
The Lancers (3-3) trailed 10-0 heading to the bottom of the third inning but capped the big rally by scoring 3 runs in the sixth. Devin Rybacki tripled and drove in 4 runs. Gunnar Barlund and winning pitcher Brandon Popp drove in 2 runs apiece for Lake Park, which began the comeback with 7 runs in the third.
Glenbard North 7, Willowbrook 5:
After Willowbrook (4-2) scored twice to tie it in the top of the sixth, the Panthers (6-2) snagged the lead for good with 2 runs in the bottom of the inning. Eric Orze picked up the win and Tom Potts the save. Gary Santos went 2-for-3 with 3 runs scored. Tyler Vavrek went 4-for-4 and Mike Rothmund drove in 2 run for the Warriors.
Glenbard East 6, Conant 0:
Anthony Esterly pitched a 4-hitter with 5 strikeouts and 2 walks as the Rams (5-5) rolled to the nonconference victory. Justin Griffin, who had 2 hits, and John Allen drove in 2 runs. Michael Sebby went 3-for-3.
Metea Valley 9, Elgin 5:
P.J. Archey, who drove in 3 runs, and Gunner Vega each had 2 hits for the Mustangs (2-2, 1-0) in their Upstate Eight Conference win. Jose Gomez won on the mound, backed up by 3 scoreless innings from Ben Belskis.
Montini 13, Marian Central 3:
The Broncos (5-0, 2-0) remained unbeaten in dominant fashion, claiming the Suburban Christian Conference victory in five innings. Eddie Bava homered and had 2 hits. Rhett Wojkovich went 3-for-4 with a triple and 2 RBI. Winning pitcher Sean Frontzak struck out seven.
York 5, Hoffman Estates 4:
After the Hawks tied the game in the top of the seventh, York (3-5) won it in the bottom of the eighth with Kyle Coughlin's two-out RBI single. Coughlin, Nolan Spencer and Anthony Santos all had 2 hits. Matt Sabatini was the winning pitcher in relief.
IC Catholic Prep 4, St. Edward 3:
The Knights (6-6, 1-1) pulled out the victory with only 2 hits. Winning pitcher Sean Sutton went 5 innings and also scored twice.
Timothy Christian 8, Illiana Christian 3:
The Trojans (3-2, 1-0) opened Metro Suburban Conference play with a victory behind Carter Johnson's 3-run homer and 4 RBI. Cole Miller went 2-for-4 with 2 RBI and Mike Wieringa was the complete-game winning pitcher.
St. Charles North 3, Waubonsie Valley 0:
Losing pitcher Tyler Hasper struck out seven and scattered 6 hits for the Warriors (3-2, 0-1) in their Upstate Eight Conference loss.
Elk Grove 1, Wheaton North 0:
Zach Leander went 3-for-3 for the Falcons (3-3) in their loss. Charles Robin struck out seven and allowed only 2 hits.
Providence 17, Naperville Central 8:
The game went to extra innings, but Providence exploded for 9 runs in the top of the eighth. Billy Oliver drove in 3 runs for Naperville Central (3-4) and Luke Daley added 2 RBI.
Marmion 4, Wheaton Academy 1:
The Warriors (3-4, 0-2) scored their lone run in the bottom of the seventh on Jake Lindstedt's RBI triple in the Suburban Christian loss. Wheaton Academy had both its hits in the final inning.
Deerfield 3, WW South 1:
The Tigers scored in the bottom of the seventh but couldn't cap the rally. Leadoff hitter Ben Flores had the lone hit for WW South.