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Baseball/Fox Valley roundup

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Jacobs 9, Grayslake North 0: Tim Hubner may have walked 6, but he struck out 9 and did not allow a hit for the Golden Eagles (10-4, 6-0) as they remain undefeated in the Fox Valley Conference. Ryan Dubs (1 IP, 1 BB, 0 H) finished the no-hitter after the game was ultimately decided in the first inning. Ben Murray added a triple and 2 RBI.

Huntley 8, Johhsburg 1: With 2 runs in the top of the first, the Red Raiders (10-2-1, 5-0) took the lead and never looked back, earning an easy FVC win on the road. Brandon Altergott (2-for-4, 2B, 2 RS, 1 RBI) and Troy Cantu (2B, 2 RBI) paced an offense that was able to bang out 9 hits. Eric Luecht earned his fourth victory after pitching 6 innings, allowing 1 unearned run on 5 hits to go along with 10 strikeouts.

Crystal Lake South 12, Woodstock North 1: After scoring 10 runs in the first 2 innings, the Gators (7-3, 4-2) cruised to a 5-inning FVC road win. John Constantino had a pair of hits, including a home run, and 3 RBI to lead the team while teammate Garrett Bright had 3 hits (2 doubles) and scored 3 times. Eric Vollmert earned his first win, going 5 innings, giving up just the 1 run on 5 hits and 4 strikeouts.

Dundee-Crown 9, Woodstock 7: In a back-and-forth affair, the Chargers (6-6, 4-1) pulled ahead in the fifth and hung on for their third win in a row in FVC competition. Brett Johnson doubled and had 3 RBI and Tyler Lewan had 2 doubles, scored once and had an RBI. Lewan also earned the win, throwing 3 innings, giving up 4 runs (3 earned) on 5 hits, 5 strikeouts and a walk. Dan Denz picked up the save.

Elgin 6, East Aurora 4: The Maroons (3-4, 1-4) snagged their first Upstate Eight Conference victory, surviving a comeback attempt from the Tomcats on the road. Ryan Sitter, Kiko Mari, Tom Sobeski and Mike Gonzales all doubled to lead the charge, with Mari going 3-for-4 with 2 RBI. Clay White earned his first win, going 6 innings and giving up 7 hits and 4 runs (3 earned). Jon Nelson picked up the save after a perfect seventh.

Metea Valley 3, Larkin 2: Brayden Royse pitched a gem but the Royals (4-6, 0-4) fell for the fourth straight time in the UEC as their offense could not get it going on the road. Royse threw 6 innings, giving up 3 runs (2 earned) on 5 hits, walking 2 and striking out 7. Tyler Kalusa smashed a double and scored a run to lead the offense.

Genoa-Kingston 5, Burlington Central 2: After tying the game in the bottom of the seventh, the Rockets (6-4, 2-1) were unable to hold serve, giving up 3 in the top of the eighth to fall for the first time in Big Northern East play. Reed Hunnicutt drove in the only runs for the Rockets, knocking in the tying run with a sacrifice fly. Jacob Schutta took the loss after allowing 3 runs on 4 hits.

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