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Sweeney's sweet swing lifts Barrington

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Sophomore Liz Sweeney came through in the clutch for the Barrington softball team on Wednesday at the Fields of Dreams.

With a full count in the bottom of the sixth inning and runners on first and second, Sweeney delivered a base hit.

An error on the play resulted in 2 runs scoring, and they stood up for the Fillies (7-2) in a 4-3 decision over Marengo.

Kelly Katis (2-for-3) and Jennifer Inamoto (2-for-3, double, 2 runs) began the sixth inning with base hits setting up Sweeney's big hit.

Keenan Dolezal (6-2) notched the win with 3 strikeouts and 2 walks.

Jenna Fingerman also doubled for Barrington.

Elk Grove 16, Maine West 2 (5 inn.): Host Elk Grove improved to 7-1 behind pitcher Megan Eul (3 innings) and freshman Taylor Leach (2 innings). Eul is now 6-0.

Becca Maher (2-for-3), who led off the bottom of the first with her second homer of the season, and Melissa Picchi (2-for-3) were multiple hitters for Grens.

Brooke Barges added a 2-run homer and Sarah Pauscher a 3-run homer for Elk Grove.

Top hitters for the Warriors (3-5) were pitcher Grace Feldkamp (2-for-3, RBI), Sadie Argus (1-for-3, home run) and Kati Roycroft (1-for-2, run).

Rolling Meadows 8, Taft 3: Meadows got its first win and sophomore Meghan Slowik collected her first varsity hit.

Slowik's two-out 2-run single to right center in the bottom of the fifth inning was one of 8 hits by the Mustangs (1-6).

Two of the hits were doubles by Lane Winkler (2-for-4, RBI) and Maddie Morgan.

Grace Skorin also went 2-for-4 while winning pitcher Lauren Hattory (1-5) struck out eight.

Lake Zurich 9, Schaumburg 1: Elaine Walker (2-for-3, walk RBI) and Shannon Felde (2-3) were multiple hitters for the Saxons (3-2) while Paige Alt and pitcher Roxanne Kakareka each had 1 hit.

Willowbrook 12, Wheeling 1 ( 5 inn): Katie Quagliano had a double while Lauren Hart (1-for-2, RBI), Christie Ambrose, Nikki Mikosz and Megan Olsen had the other hits for the visiting Wildcats (0-2).

Alyssa Ressinger belted 3 homers with 6 RBI for Willowbrook.

Mundelein 11, Palatine 0 (5 inn.): Nora Walsh, Grace Rohrwasser, Kenzie Craver and pitcher Jules Udoni had the 4 hits for the host Pirates (2-6).

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