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Awesome outing for Hoffman's Osimowicz

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Hoffman Estates softball pitcher Tracy Osimowicz got her fourth win of the season and went 4-for-4 at the plate with 4 singles as the Hawks topped visiting Prospect 5-1 on Tuesday.

Sophomore Angela Roman's home run in the first inning gave the Knights a 1-0 lead but Hoffman scored 4 runs with two outs in the bottom of the fourth to take command.

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Osimowicz' RBI single tied the game at 1-1.

Junior Caitlyn Farina (2-for-3) followed with a 2-run single to right and Andrea Wolinski added another RBI single for the 4-1 cushion.

The Hawks got their final run in the fifth on an RBI groundout by Jordyn Fera with one out.

Sam Acosta went 2-for-4 with a double for the Hawks while Ally Schuldt was 2-for-3 for Prospect (3-8, 1-3) with a double.

Osimowicz (4-1) struck out three with no walks as the Hawks improved to 6-5 and 2-2 in the MSL West.

Barrington 2, Buffalo Grove 1: Junior ace Keenan Dolezal (10-5) struck out the side in the top of the seventh giving her a season-high 14 strikeouts and only one walk as the host Fillies improved to 11-5 and 3-1 in the MSL West.

BG took a 1-0 lead in the top of the fifth when a two-out double by Caitlin Catino scored Michelle Dublin from first base.

Barrington scored twice in the bottom of the sixth.

Erin Ward doubled to right one out and came home on Carly Kordich's single to right. With two outs, Jennifer Inamoto's double drove home Kordich (2-for-3) for the decisive run.

Kat Panos went 2-for-2 with a double for the Fillies while Dublin (double), Catino and Emily Carnes had the 3 hits for BG (5-6, 2-2).

Fremd 16, Fenton 1 (5 inn.): Seniors Kayla Kaufman (2-for-2, 2 runs, 4 RBI), walk) and Tracy Welninski (1-for-1, 3 walks, 4 RBI, 2 runs) each belted grand slams in Fremd's 10-run third inning.

Kaufman's blast was with one out and sailed over the left field fence while Welninski's shot was to straightaway center field.

"It (Welninski's homer) was probably the farthest I've seen a ball hit over our fence," said Fremd coach Jim Weaver, now in his 13th season directing the program. "It probably went 275 feet."

The Vikings (10-3) took advantage of 13 walks and 4 hit by pitches as junior Hailey Goodwin (1-0) got her first win of the season with 3 strikeouts and 2 walks in five innings.

St. Viator 8, Wheeling 2: Junior Krystal Harris threw a 3-hitter as the visiting Lions improved to 10-5 at Heritage Park in Wheeling.

"My catcher (Adeline Swiderski) really called a great game and my teammates took the pressure off by getting so many hits," Harris said.

Everyone in Viator's lineup got at least 1 hit.

Harris and Wheeling pitcher Katie Quagliano each had 2 strikeouts.

Cam VanValkenburg (3-for-3, double, triple), Gina Mastrodomenico (2-for-4, double, 2 RBI), Olivia Michalik (triple, RBI), Swiderski (triple) and Martha Hayes (RBI) led the Lions' offense.

Vanvalkenburg also made a diving catch after a long run to take away an extra-base hit.

Wheeling got its runs on an RBI single by Nikki Mikosz which scored Christina Ambrose, who had singled. Mikosz then scored on an error.

Glenbrook North 14, Maine West 6: Kayla Pociejewski (3-4, triple home run, 2 runs 3 RBI), Abbey Herling (2-for-3, home run, 3 runs, RBI), Erin Ross (2-for-3, run) and Sadie Argus (2-for-3) led the offense for the host Warriors (5-7, 2-1) in the CSL North game.

Glenbard East 10, Rolling Meadows 4: Chloe Prodanovic (2-for-3, RBI), Jenny Watson (2-for-3) and Maddie Morgan (2-for-4) led the offense for the host Mustangs (3-11).

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