The Dundee-Crown baseball team overcame a 2-1 deficit with a 5-run bottom of the fifth against Crystal Lake Central to win their Fox Valley Conference crossover 8-3 on Friday.
The Chargers' rally was keyed by 2-run doubles from Mark Waldron and Riley Alvarado.
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Winning pitcher Ahren Ludwig held the Tigers to 2 earned runs on 2 hits. He walked 3 and struck out 7 for Dundee-Crown (4-6, 2-0).
Grayslake Central 7, Cary-Grove 0: Junior Justin Guryn pitched 6 innings of 3-hit ball, walked 1 and struck out 9 to lead the Rams to this Fox Valley crossover win in Cary. Losing pitcher Larkin Hanselmann allowed 3 runs (1 earned) on 5 hits, walked 2 and struck out 5 in 4 innings. Jason Barrett (2-for-3) posted the only multihit game for Cary-Grove (7-5, 2-1).
Schaumburg 13, Burlington Central 4: The Saxons broke open a 1-run game with 6 runs in the sixth inning and added 2 in the seventh to prevail in nonconference action. Reed Hunnicutt singled, walked, drove in a run and scored twice for Central (6-2)
Crystal Lake South 6, Grayslake North 2: Winning pitcher Michael Avella (1-0) held the visiting Knights to 2 runs (1 earned) on 2 hits, walked 3 and struck out 2 in 5⅓ innings. Avella also hit a solo home run to lead the Gators in this FVC crossover. AJ Howaniec went 2-for-3 with a triple and 2 RBI, and Garrett Bright singled and drove in a run for CL South (5-3, 2-2).
McHenry 5, Hampshire 1: The Warriors scored 3 insurance runs in the bottom of the fifth and held on for the FVC crossover victory. Colin Gogoel and Dillon Kuhn doubled and Michael Kruse and Michael Merchut each went 2-for-3 for Hampshire (2-7, 0-4). Andrew Brown (5 IP, 3 ER, 6 H, 1 BB, 3 K) took the loss.
Jacobs 13, Johnsburg 4: Jacobs scored 8 runs in the bottom of the fourth to snap a 3-3 tie, and winning pitcher Brenden Heiss limited the Skyhawks to 3 earned runs on 4 hits. He walked 2 and struck out 5 in 5 innings. Ben Murray collected 2 of the Golden Eagles' 6 doubles, and Vince Coletti went 2-for-4 with a double and RBI to lead Jacobs (8-4, 4-0)
Waubonsie Valley 6, Larkin 0: The visiting Warriors broke open a scoreless Upstate Eight crossover with a 6-run seventh inning to pin the loss on Larkin starting pitcher Brayden Royse (6⅓ IP, 5 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 4 K). Royse and Tyler Kalusa each managed 2 hits, and Jon Lenz tripled for Larkin (4-5, 0-3).
Metea Valley 10, Streamwood 0, 5 inn.: The Mustangs outhit Streamwood 10-3, and the Sabres committed 4 errors behind losing pitcher Chad Caminitti in this Upstate Eight crossover. Caminitti, Hayden Holota and Zach Pisarek singled for Streamwood (3-5, 1-2).