Schaumburg's softball team moved into a first-place tie with Conant (9-0, 6-0) in the Mid-Suburban West with its 16-2, five-inning victory at Palatine on Friday.
The Saxons (13-4, 6-0) received a 4-hitter from junior Shannon Felde (6-1), who struck out six, while junior shortstop Elaine Walker helped ignite the offense by going 2-for-4 with a home run, double and 2 RBI.
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Classmate Roxanne Kakareka also belted a homer for Saxons and collected 4 RBI.
Other multiple hitters for Schaumburg were Felde (2-for-5, 3 runs) and Christina Candotti (2-for-4, double).
Paige Alt (3 runs) added a double and Lindsay Leiber tripled for the visitors.
Nora Walsh went 2-for 3 for Palatine (4-13, 1-5).
Prospect 9, Hersey 0: Sophomore Delilah Malczewski threw a shutout for visiting Prospect (4-9, 2-4) with 2 strikeouts and 1 walk against the Huskies (7-7-1, 1-4).
Leading the visitors' offense was sophomore Rachel Trebswether (2-for-3, walk), sophomore Angela Roman (2-for-5, double) and junior Maggie Pancini (2-for-3, walk).
Rolling Meadows 11, Wheeling 1 (5 inn.): Senior Grace Skorin's fourth homer of the season was a two-out grand slam to center field in the bottom of the fourth inning.
The Meadows four-year varsity player finished 3-for-4 with 6 RBI.
Other top hitters for host Meadows (4-13, 1-5) were Maddie Morgan (2-for-2, 2 RBI), Lane Winkler (3-for-4), Chloe Prodanovic (2-for-3, RBI and Jenny Watson (double).
Junior Lauren Hattory notched the win by tossing a 5-hitter with 7 strikeouts in five innings.
The only run for Wheeling (3-9, 2-4) was a homer by Wildcats senior Katie Quagliano in the fourth inning. Quagliano also struck out three.
Lauren Hart (2-for-2) and Christie Ambrose (2-for-3) were multiple hitters for the Wildcats.
Hoffman wins two: Hoffman improved to 8-7 with wins over Maine South (6-0) and Rockford Harlem (9-4 in four innings) at the St. Charles East Invite.
Sophomore Tracy Osimowicz (5-1) threw a 4-hitter against Maine South with 3 strikeouts and 1 walk.
Hawks senior Andrea Wolinski belted her second homer is as many days while teammates Sam Acosta (2-for-4), Jordyn Fera (2-for-3) and Caitlyn Farina each had doubles.
Junior Charlotte Allan struck out seven in four innings notch the win against Rockford Harlem while Osimowicz, serving as the designated player, went 2-for-3 with a double and 2 RBI. Kaileen Hendle (double), Wolinski, Farina and Alexus Venegas also had hits for the Hoffman.
CLA 5, Lake Forest Academy 2: Megan Sullivan went 2-for-3 and was the winning pitcher for Christian Liberty while teammate Corey Kramer also went 2-for-3.
Maine West 5, Glenbrook North 4: Picking up a suspended game from Thursday, tied 4-4 in the top of the tenth. the Warriors (6-8, 3-1) pulled it out in the bottom of the 12th inning of the CSL North game.
Pitcher Grace Feldkamp had the game-winning hit and earned the win with 16 strikeouts.
Erin Feldkamp (2-6) began the bottom of the 12th with a hit and eventually scored the game-winning run.
Kayla Pociejewski (3-for-5) had a solo home run. Erin Ross went 3-4 with 1 run and Alyssa Pegoraro was 2-for-4 with 2 runs.
"It was a great team effort," said Warriors coach Amy Gonzales. "And a great pitching performance from Grace."
Barrington drops two: Brimfield (13-1) topped Barrington 6-2 in the downstate Washington tournament, scoring 6 runs in the bottom of the fifth of a five-inning game (time limit).
The Fillies (12-8) had scored their 2 runs in the top of the fifth, including a RBI single from Carly Kordich. The Fillies had 3 hits in the game, including one apiece from Taylor Moran and Erin Ward.
Fillies junior ace Keenan Dolezal (11-7) struck out four.
Barrington also fell in five innings, 8-5, to the host Panthers.
Pitcher Jennifer Inamoto (1-1) went 2-for-3 at the plate, including a home run and 4 RBI. She also struck out seven in five innings and did not walk a batter.
Ward went 2-for-3 with an RBI against Washington (9-5).
Leyden 12, Willowbrook 7: Host Leyden belted 17 hits in the contest to improve its record 11-6 and 2-1 in the West Suburban Gold.