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Jacobs 3, Hampshire 2: Call it a balk-off for the Golden Eagles (9-4, 5-0), who rallied for 2 runs in the seventh on an error and a balk to steal one from the Whip-Purs (2-9, 0-6) in Fox Valley Conference action. After the Whips tied it in the sixth and managed to take a 2-1 lead in the seventh on a sacrifice fly from Michael Merchut, Jacobs watched Ben Murray come across for the tying run and Jake Jemmi scored the final run. Grant Kale led Jacobs with 2 hits. Hampshire scored 2 runs on 3 hits, including an RBI and a hit from Dillion Kuhn.

Huntley 12, Crystal Lake Central 2: Matt Sullivan's magic number was 4 as the Huntley slugger went 4-for-4 with 3 runs scored, 4 doubles and 4 RBI in a Fox Valley Conference win that was capped after 5 innings. Brandon Altergott and Dillon Dell'Aquila both went 2-for-3 and Tommy Kirikopoulos and Mark Skonieczny each had an RBI for the Red Raiders.

Crystal Lake South 2, Woodstock 1: Josh Smith pitched 6 innings, allowed 2 hits, struck out 4, walked as many and gave up no earned runs to lead the Gators (6-3, 3-2) to a FVC win. Michael Danca earned his first save of the year and Michael Avella went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a stolen base.

St. Edward 14, Walther Christian 3: The Green Wave raced out to a 4-run lead after two innings, but a 9-run third was what cashed it in for the Suburban Christian win in 5 innings. Jake LaFrenz led St. Edward (2-8-1, 2-2) with 3 hits and 3 runs scored while he, Tyler Tomaka (2-for-2, 2 RBI), Tighe Koehring (2 RBI) and Patrick Costello each doubled. Ryan Nudd also went 2-for-3 with 2 RBI. Jack Tierney (3H, 3BB, 1 ER, 1K) picked up the win in 3 innings pitched.

Streamwood 7, West Chicago 5: Back-to-back RBI doubles from Kevin Sojda and Chad Caminitti in the seventh pushed the Sabres (4-5, 2-2) past the Wildcats in a come-from-behind Upstate Eight win. Caminitti had a perfect afternoon with a 4-for-4, 3 RBI day, while Eric Hamlin also doubled as Streamwood battled back from a 5-0 deficit with 5 in the sixth and 2 in the seventh.

Lisle 6, Westminster Christian 5: The Warriors (3-10) walked into the seventh with a 2-run lead but came out of it with a nonconference loss as Lisle walked off with 3 in the bottom of the frame. Frank Angiulo went 3-for-3 with a double in the loss, while Adam Greene delivered 2 RBI. Jarrett Mueller doubled for the Warriors.

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