Burlington Central senior Jacob Schutta was perfect on Monday.
As in perfect game.
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Schutta struck out 13 of Harvard's 21 batters, didn't walk anyone and his team played errorless defense behind him as the Rockets won the Big Northern East game 9-0.
Cody Schuver led the offense for Burlington Central (8-4, 3-1) with a home run, a double and 5 RBI.
Dundee-Crown 8, South Elgin 3: The Chargers (7-7, 3-2) hit 5 doubles and scored 4 times in the bottom of the sixth to win in nonconference play at home. Tyler Lewan (2B, 2 RBI) and Chase Bloch (2 2Bs, 2 RBI) powered the offense while Riley Alvarado (5⅓ IP, 2 ER, 4 H), earned the win. For the Storm (5-4, 3-2) Dane Toppel (3-for-4, 2B, RBI) had the best night at plate with Tyler Brown (5 IP, 4 R, 2 ER, 5 H) suffering the loss.
Marengo 5, Larkin 4: After tying it in the top of the seventh and scoring in the eighth, the Royals (5-8) could not hold on, surrendering 2 runs in a nonconference loss on the road. Brayden Royse had a pair of hits, including a double, to go along with 2 RBI. Jon Lenz took the loss in relief, pitching 4⅓ innings, giving up just 2 runs on 4 hits.
Geneva 5, Bartlett 3: Taking a 3-2 lead into the bottom of the sixth, the Hawks (4-6, 3-4) gave up 3 runs in the inning, taking a loss in the Upstate Eight Conference on the road. Robbie Euliano (3-for-3, 2B, RBI) paced the offense from the bottom of the order. Pitcher Joey Roberson (5⅓ IP, 3 H, 2 ER) pitched well enough to win but could not overcome 2 unearned runs.
Richmond-Burton 4, Jacobs 1: The Golden Eagles' (12-5) offense just could not get it going, banging out 6 hits but scoring just once in a nonconference loss at home. Ben Murray's solo homer in the bottom of the sixth was the lone run for Jacobs. Ryan George and Tyler Jones combined to give up 8 hits, 4 runs and struck out 7, with George starting and taking the loss.
Westminster Christian 8, Ottawa Marquette 5: A 5-run fourth proved to be enough for the Warriors (4-12, 2-3) as they picked up their second Northeastern Athletic Conference win. Adam Greene had a pair of singles and 3 RBI, with Andrew Ryan (4⅓ IP, 7 H, 4 R, 3 ER) earning the win.
St. Edward 7, Aurora Central 5: Using a 5-run bottom of the fifth, the Green Wave (3-10-1, 2-3) held off a late rally to win in Suburban Christian Conference play. Joe Martell and Jack Tierney led the offense with 2 RBI each. Tierney also earned the win, throwing 6 innings and putting up fives in the hits, runs, walks and strikeouts column. Jake Lefrenz picked up the save.