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Softball/Friday's Fox Valley roundup

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Huntley 16, Hampshire 9: After being down by 5 in the late innings, the offense exploded for 12 runs and the Red Raiders (9-7) won over Hampshire in a Fox Valley Conference crossover. Megan Baczewski (2-for-4, 3B, 3 RBI) and Angela Tribuzio (3-for-5, 2B, 4 RBI) each blasted a homer to pace the offense. Kateri Conklin came in for relief and shut down Hampshire (12-8) for her first win, going 4 innings and allowing just 1 hit. Aly Snider had 2 hits, including a home-run, and 4 RBI to lead the Whip-Purs. Haley Widmayer took the loss.

Johnsburg 10, Dundee-Crown 2: Finding themselves down 4-0 after the second inning, the Chargers (2-7-1) had trouble generating offense and fell in FVC crossover action. Casey Weeks doubled and scored a run and teammate Nikki McVicker had the lone RBI for D-C. Lauren Girard took the loss in the circle.

Geneva 6, Elgin 5: The Maroons (8-8, 4-3) scored first but gave up the lead and could not push the winning run across in Upstate Eight River action. Anna Eckholm and Jennah Perryman each blasted a solo home run while Jessica Rago doubled home a pair for the Maroons. Perryman came on in relief of Rago and took the loss in the circle.

St. Charles North 5, Larkin 1: Despite scoring a run late to avoid the shutout, the Royals' offensive struggles continued in this UEC River loss. Sam Wahl and Holly Zdroik each had a hit for Larkin, with Zdroik driving in the lone run. Maria Rojo pitched well in the loss, giving up 5 runs on 5 hits in 6 innings, but also had 6 walks.

Batavia 2, South Elgin 0: Though the hits were even at 4 apiece, the Storm's (8-9, 3-6) came with no one aboard as they fell in the UEC. Brittany Koss had a triple but was unable to come across to score, while Paige Allen took the loss in the circle, going 5 innings, giving up 2 runs on 4 hits, 4 walks and 2 strikeouts.

St. Edward 13, Walther Christian 2: The Green Wave (7-6, 3-4) found their offensive stroke early and never lost it run-ruling Walther Christian in Suburban Christian Conference crossover play. Megan Strong (3-for-5, 2B, 4 RBI, RS) and Kelly Theriault (2-for-3, 2 RBI) led the attack on offense in support of pitcher Emily Stapay, who earned her second win with 5 innings and no earned runs.

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