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Libertyville's baseball team made its annual trip to Miller Park in Milwaukee a success Wednesday.

Conor Simpson went 2-for-3, and winning pitcher Mitch Townsend was 1-for-2 with a double and 2 RBI, as the Wildcats defeated Oregon 6-3.

Evan Skoug (1-for-4), Noah Greenberg (1-for-3) and Andrew Plunkett also had RBI for Libertyville (17-2).

Wildcats coach Jim Schurr used five pitchers: Jeff Barton (2 innings, 2 strikeouts), Townsend (2 innings, 2 strikeouts), Ian Grant (1 inning, 2 strikeouts), Patrick Wales (1 inning, 3 strikeouts) and Andrew Mack (1 inning, 2 strikeouts). Mack got credit for the save.

Antioch 5, Round Lake 0: Alex Stava pitched a complete-game 3-hit shutout, and Sam Smithson went 3-for-4 for the visiting Sequoits in the North Suburban Prairie contest.

Stava struck out nine and walked three.

Travis Slywka was 2-for-2 with a double, run scored and an RBI for Antioch (4-3 NSC Prairie). Collin Prather had a single, 2 RBI and 2 runs scored.

Grant 10, Wauconda 1: Simeon Lucas hit his sixth home run of the season, a 2-run shot, as the visiting Bulldogs won the North Suburban Prairie game.

Lucas finished 2-for-3 with 3 RBI. Tino Torres was 2-for-4 with an RBI for Grant (15-3, 5-0), and Nick Heidenthal added a double and an RBI.

Andrew Stone improved to 5-0 on the mound, allowing only 3 hits in a complete-game effort.

Grayslake Central 4, Woodstock 3: Justin Guryn fanned 10 over 5 innings, and the Rams jumped out to a 4-0 lead after three innings before holding on in the Fox Valley Conference game.

Guryn picked up his fourth win, allowing 2 runs. Kyle Henke and Russ Lundius each tossed an inning, with Lundius getting the save.

Sophomore Sam Ruhlman, Mike Stone and Jay Hoffman each had a pair of hits for Grayslake Central (12-8, 7-4), which won its fourth in a row.

Grayslake North 9, Woodstock North 0: Sean McHugh and JP Zalewski combined on a 4-hit shutout in the Fox Valley Conference game.

McHugh (5-2) threw 5 innings, allowing 3 hits and striking out a pair. Zalewski had 2 strikeouts in his 2 innings of work. Neither pitcher walked a batter.

Grayslake North (9-12, 4-5) was led offensively by Austyn Ruback (3-for-3), Zalewski (2-for-5, 2 doubles), Dom DiProva (2-for-4, double, 2 RBI), Andrew Mikusa (1-for-3, double, 2 RBI) and Dylan Foster (2-for-3, RBI).

Stevenson 12, Lake Zurich 3: The visiting Patriots got 2 hits apiece from Joey Morris (RBI), Sean Wilson (double, 2 RBI) and Mike Banakis (RBI) in the North Suburban Lake contest.

Willie Bourbon had a double for Stevenson (8-7, 2-3).

Colton Wagner hit a solo home run for Lake Zurich (3-4 NSC Lake). Danny Neises was 3-for-3 with an RBI and the Bears, and Joey Holtz went 2-for-3 with an RBI.

Winning pitcher Mitch Goll threw 5 innings, striking out 10, allowing 4 hits, 2 runs and 3 walks.

Mundelein 5, Zion-Benton 0: Adam Turner fired a 2-hit shutout, Michael Metz went 3-for-4 with a double, and the host Mustangs won in North Suburban Lake action.

Logan Reckert (double), Ryan Hollander and Sam Osisek (double) each was 2-for-3 for Mundelein (19-1, 4-1). Derek Parola also doubled.

Turner struck out nine.

Warren 5, Lake Forest 4: Stephen Binstock (1-for-3, hit by pitch) drove in the winning run in the North Suburban Lake game.

Jay Nickell pitched 4 innings in relief for the win. Warren (15-6-1, 4-4) also got offensive contributions from Ben Dinter (2-for-4, RBI), Dominic Cuevas (1-for-4, double, 2 runs) and Matt Burch (1-for-3, walk, 2 RBI, run).

Carmel 13, Notre Dame 3: Matt Skarzynski (2 RBI), Andy Kantor (RBI), Joe Santoro (2 RBI) and Cal Coughlin each had 2 hits apiece for the Corsairs, while Ian Kristan (2 RBI), Quinten Sefcik (2 RBI) and Cooper Johnson (RBI) each doubled in the East Suburban Catholic contest.

Bryan Stanislawski (3-0)picked up the win, as Carmel improved to 15-7-1 and 3-3 with its third win in a row.

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