Adam Turner dominated on the mound for Mundelein's baseball team Wednesday.
The senior right-hander pitched a complete-game shutout with 11 strikeouts, as the Mustangs pulled out a 1-0 win over visiting Warren in their North Suburban Lake Division opener.
Mundelein (14-0) scored thew game's only run in the third inning. Derek Parola went 2-for-4 with a double to lead the Mustangs offensively.
Andrew Hill suffered the tough-luck loss for Warren, which fell to 2-1 in the NSC Lake.
Libertyville 5, Lake Forest 4: Evan Skoug doubled, and Jeff Barton allowed 3 earned runs over 6 innings, as the visiting Wildcats hung on for victory in the North Suburban Lake contest.
Libertyville (9-2, 3-0) got a single and an RBI each from Jimmy Govern and Conor Simpson. Barton struck out five and didn't walk a batter. Ian Grant pitched a scoreless seventh for the save.
Lake Forest (1-2 NSC Lake) got doubles from Jack Kauss and JR Reimer.
Lake Zurich 12, Zion-Benton 1: Colton Wagner went 2-for-2 with his third homer of the season, a double, walk and 3 runs scored for the Bears in the North Suburban Lake game.
Nick Jones (2 runs, RBI), Danny Krueger (2 runs, RBI) and Steve Vanstedum (double, 3 RBI) also had 2 hits apiece for Lake Zurich (7-4, 2-1). Danny Neises chipped in a double.
"We came out hitting and had very good at-bats," Bears coach Chuck Gandolfi said.
Sam Zoibi pitched 3 innings for the win, striking out five and allowing 1 run (unearned).
Grant 20, North Chicago 0: Andrew Stone (3-0) allowed 1 hit over 5 innings, striking out seven, as the host Bulldogs improved to 11-1 and 3-0 in the North Suburban Prairie.
Wauconda 6, Round Lake 3: Ben Peterson went the distance on the mound for the host Bulldogs in the North Suburban Prairie game. He struck out 13, walked none and gave up 5 hits.
Round Lake (0-3 NSC Prairie) touched Peterson for 3 runs in the fourth, cutting its deficit to 6-3. Mauricio Tovar had an RBI single for the Panthers.
Round Lake starter Ryan Newman pitched 6 innings and did not allow an earned run. He rang up 9 strikeouts, while yielding 6 hits and 2 walks.
Tyler Sanchez was 2-for-3 for Round Lake.
Wauconda (1-0) got a double and 2 walks from Joey Lovelle.
Vernon Hills 5, Antioch 1: Nick Newman improved to 4-0, as the host Cougars won in North Suburban Prairie action.
Antioch (2-1 NSC Prairie) got on the board in the first inning, as Collin Prather drew a two-out walk, stole second and scored on a double by Adam Harvey.
But Newman retired the next batter, and that's all the Sequoits would muster the rest of the game. Newman allowed only 2 more hits, while striking out 12 in a complete-game effort.
Vernon Hills (2-1 NSC Prairie) answered with a run in its half of the first. Pat Crowley (2-for4) reached on an infield single, before Jordan Freibrun (2-for-2, double, RBI) was hit by a pitch. Tommy Earhart sacrificed both runners up, and Crowley scored on a fielder's choice off the bat of Joey Marras.
The Cougars added a run in the second, as Jake Boyer drew a two-out walk, stole second and scored on a single by Freibrun. Vernon Hills added two more in the third. Marras singled and moved to second when Connor McNamara reached on an infield single. Both runners moved up a base when Boyer grounded out to first. Andrew Willey then came up with a clutch two-out single to drive in both Marras and McNamara.
The Cougars' final run came in the fifth. John Goehrke singled and stole second, moved to third on a bunt by Boyer and scored on a wild pitch.
Grayslake North 8, Prairie Ridge 7: Jason Petrillo belted a solo homer, singled. scored 3 runs and walked twice for the Knights in the Fox Valley Conference game.
Both Petrillo and Sam Cremin (3 RBI) were 2-for-2, while JP Zalewski doubled and knocked in a run. Both of Cremin's hits came with two out and drove in runs.
Sean McHugh picked up the win in relief, as Grayslake North (7-6, 2-2) broke a 6-6 tie with a pair of runs in the bottom of the fifth. Alex Alvarez pitched 2 innings for the save.