With the win blowing in at St. Viator, Bobby Calmeyn breezed on the mound as the Lions blanked Fremd 2-0 in a nonconference baseball matchup Saturday.
Calmeyn allowed 4 hits (all singles) and 4 walks through 6 innings to improve to 2-0, and Jason Wilhite was perfect in the seventh to earn his first save to help St. Viator improved to 12-3.
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Jack Napoleon tripled and scored, and Matt Prazuch had the only other hit for St. Viator.
Starter Austin Jetel struck out five and walked two in his six innings.
Hersey 13, Simeon 9: Hersey pushed across 6 runs in the first inning and managed to stay ahead the whole way in a 13-9 victory over visiting Simeon on Saturday in nonconference play.
Leadoff man Joe Silva went 3-for-4 with 2 RBI and 2 runs scored as the Huskies made the most of their 9 hits, all singles, plus 9 walks. Mitch Smelser had 2 hits and Brett Harris drove in 2 runs for Hersey.
Eric Labahn tossed the first 4 innings and earned the win, while Tommie Pearson pitched the last 3 innings and earned a save for Hersey.
Palatine 5, Antioch 3: Nolan Gavin and Matt Saltess homered, and Shane Devero doubled to power Palatine (8-6) in a nonconference victory.
Matt Trembley went the distance for the host Pirates, striking out 10 and allowing 5 hits.
Elk Grove 4, Lane Tech 3: An Adam O'Malley homer, a pair of hits from Johnny Assimakopoulos and a double by Josh Bergbreiter were just enough to get the Grens past visiting Lane Tech in nonconference play.
Peter Arbov earned the pitching decision for Elk Grove after allowing 2 earned runs in 5⅔ innings. Daryl Rivera retired one batter in relief, and O'Malley pitched a scoreless inning to get the save for the Grens (7-2).
Prospect splits with Maine South: The host Knights dropped the first game 5-4 before bouncing back for a 5-0 victory in the second in a game that lasted four innings before darkness set in.
In Game 2, Nick Donzelli and Willie Sampson each tossed 2 innings for Prospect, getting a combined 7 strikeouts and allowing 1 hit. Matt Nadler and Karson Brinkman each had an RBI.
In the first game, the Hawks tied it with 2 runs in the top of th seventh, then managed to get the winning run across in the ninth.
Tom Flahaven homered and drove in 2 run, and Grant Miller finished 2-for-4 with a double for the Knights (7-2-1).
Prospect committed 6 errors, while Maine South made none.
Conant splits with Geneva: Jimmy Brady and Matt Fauth homered in the second game against the host Vikings, leading Conant to a an 8-3 victory (in 5 innings) and a split for the day after a 13-12 loss in the first game.
Patrick Smith allowed 2 earned runs in 4 innings to get the win in the second game.
Brady also had a homer in the first game, in which Conant lead 10-3 at one point before Geneva scored 9 runs in the fifth inning and ended up getting the winning run in the seventh.
Zach Gale doubled and had 2 hits for Conant, and Brady Pelesh scored three times.