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Hoffman Estates 7, Elgin 6: The Maroons rallied for 2 runs in the top of the seventh on Clay White's RBI double and Kiko Mari's RBI groundball, but the tying run was left in scoring position by consecutive game-ending groundouts. Omar Valadez went 2-for-4 with a double, Mari doubled and drove in 2 runs and Ryan Sitter went 3-for-3 with a solo home run and a walk. Jon Nelson (2-2) was the losing pitcher for Elgin (3-6).

Schaumburg 10, Streamwood 0, 5 inn.: Three Schaumburg pitchers combined to throw a no-hitter against the Sabres in this nonconference affair. Zach Campbell was the losing pitcher for Streamwood (4-8, 2-5).

Neuqua Valley 19, Larkin 4, 5 inn.: Rob Bond doubled and Tyler Kalusa, Brayden Royse and Jack McCracken singled, but the Royals were outhit 13-4 in this Upstate Eight crossover. Will King took the loss for the Royals (5-7, 1-4).

Huntley 13, Belvidere North 3, 5 inn.: Mark Skonieczny went 3-for-3 with a triple, 2 doubles and a walk, Matt Sullivan (3-for-3) doubled twice, Tommy Kiriakopoulos (3-for-3) doubled and drove in 2 runs and Brandon Altergott (2-for-3) tripled for Huntley (12-3-1) in this nonconference home win. Winning pitcher Mason Martin allowed 3 runs (2 earned) on 3 hits and a walk and struck out three in 5 innings.

Marian Central 10, Crystal Lake South 8: The Gators scored 5 runs in the top of the fifth to draw within 8-7, but the Hurricanes scored 2 insurance runs in their half of the fifth and prevailed in nonconference play. Michael Danca took the loss for the Gators (7-4).

Jacobs sweeps split DH: The Golden Eagles stayed hot by beating Conant 5-2 on Saturday morning and defeating Notre Dame 3-1 in the afternoon. Brenden Heiss earned the win against Conant. He held the Cougars to 3 runs (2 earned) on 3 hits and 3 walks and struck out seven. Jake Jemmi pitched a scoreless seventh to earn the save, and Grant Kale went 2-for-3 with 2 RBI. Ryan Sargent pitched a 4-hitter against Notre Dame with 1 walk and 9 strikeouts. Heiss and Danny Vandewalker drove in runs for Jacobs (12-4), which made the most of 5 hits and 3 errors by the Dons.

Wheaton Academy 16, Westminster Christian 9: The Warriors used a 5-run fourth inning to take a 5-3 lead, but Wheaton Academy rallied for 13 runs in its final three at-bats to take control of this nonconference meeting. Frank Anguilo went 3-for-4 and drove in 2 runs and Luke Weston doubled and drove in 2 runs for Westminster Christian (3-11).

South Elgin 3, Fremd 2: Nick Menken was the hero Saturday afternoon for the Storm (5-3) as he doubled home the eventual game-winner in the top of the seventh in nonconference play against Fremd. Ryan Nutof (RBI), Dane Toppel and Menken each had 2 hits on the day. Going the distance was Keough Maxwell, giving up just 2 unearned runs on 6 hits.

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