Neuqua Valley 3-4, West Chicago 2-3:
Neuqua Valley (8-9, 7-5) scored a run in the top of the ninth to win Game 1, and then scored 3 runs in the top of the seventh in Game 2 to earn the hard-fought Upstate Eight Conference sweep. A Nolan Hicks bunt drove in the winning run in the first game while RBI hits by Mike Riesner and Tyler Tesmond, and a bases-loaded walk to Kevin Hutt powered the late heroics in the second game. Tyler Bromer and Matt Butler were the winning pitchers. Austin Kordik had 2 hits in the second game for West Chicago (8-9, 4-8). Starters Dave Kordik and Peyton Seidler pitched strong.
Glenbard West 2-4, Oak Park 1-8:
The Hilltoppers claimed the opener of the West Suburban Silver doubleheader when Billy Becker singled home Drew Vogg with the game-winning run in the bottom of the eighth inning. Grant Greeno, who went 2-for-2, pitched 7 innings before being relieved by winning pitcher Eric Nielsen.
St. Francis 11-11, IMSA 1-0:
Zach Palrang pitched a 5-inning no-hitter in the opener as the Spartans (14-5) exploded for 29 hits in the sweep. Jake Radel went 3-for-5 with 3 RBI in the second game, which was won on the mound by Reid Connolly.
Glenbard South 2, Minooka 1:
The Raiders (13-3) managed only 2 hits, but complete-game winner Jacob Straza was up to the challenge by pitching a 5-hitter. Glenbard South scored both its runs in the second inning.
Waubonsie Valley 2-4, South Elgin 1-6:
The Warriors (12-5, 8-2) won the opener in the Upstate Eight Conference when Ben Vietri singled home Nick Drago in the bottom of the eighth. Tyler Hasper struck out 11 and allowed 4 hits in the complete-game victory. Hasper and Tad Wegner had 2 hits in the second game.
Fenton 4, Lisle 3:
Eric Pingel singled home Jimmy Gennett with the winning run in the bottom of the seventh for the Bison. Alex Cowan, who won in relief, was one of four Fenton players with 2 hits. Billy Loconsole went 2-for-3 with a double and RBI for Lisle (10-9).
Wheaton Academy 3, Kaneland 1:
Brett Albaugh pitched a 2-hitter with no earned runs allowed for the Warriors (8-9), who saw six different players get their 6 hits.
Willowbrook 9, Oak Lawn 2:
Mike Rothmund went 3-for-4 with a triple and 4 RBI as the Warriors (11-5) rolled to the nonconference victory. Winning pitcher T.J. Case and Jake Cady, who drove in 3 runs, combined on the mound.
Lisle 10, Latin 3:
Christian Grego, George Swedie and Kevin Coppin combined for 6 hits and 6 RBI for the victorious Lions (10-9). Ryan Joyce gutted through the complete-game victory.
Metea Valley 7, Aurora Christian 2:
San Hanson and Ben Doiron went a combined 5-for-7 with 4 runs scored for the Mustangs (9-6). Winning pitcher Jose Gomez scattered 6 hits in 5 innings.
Downers North 2-0, York 1-1:
Brett Pyburn threw a gem in the opening win for Downers North (12-5, 7-4), but Anthony Santos answered with a 4-hit shutout with 3 strikeouts and no walks in Game 2 as the Dukes (8-10, 4-4) forged a split in the West Suburban Silver.
Downers South 9-7, Leyden 2-1:
Danny Spinuzza was the complete-game winning pitcher in the opener, and also went 5-for-7 in the West Suburban Gold sweep for the Mustangs (10-4, 8-0). Game 2 winner Chris Pedrak pitched 6 strong innings. Anthony Metz went 2-for-3 with a double and 3 RBI.