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Late rally lifts Stevenson past Libertyville

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Stevenson's Molly Thon hit a groundball that scored Trisha Porzycki from third base with one out in the bottom of the seventh, and exactly one month after losing to Libertyville in walk-off fashion, the Patriots turned the tables.

Stevenson scored four times in its last at-bat to rally past the Wildcats 9-8 in a North Suburban Lake Division thriller Wednesday.

Stevenson (12-13, 3-5) entered the bottom of the seventh trailing 8-5, and the Patriots' first batter grounded out. After Taylor Koenigs singled and Abby O'Connor reached on an error, Dana Morgan tripled to pull the hosts within a run. Porzycki then doubled to tie the score. She advanced to third on a passed ball, and after Jordan Cortesi walked, Thon's squibber to second base got the job done.

Koenigs, Porzycki and Morgan (4 RBI) each had 2 hits for Stevenson.

Libertyville (20-5, 6-3), which lost for the second day in a row, hit 5 doubles and 2 triples. Taylor Zoellick doubled twice, while Jamie Stevens, Andi Katz and Kenzie Rother each hit one double. Tayler Oberman and Michaela Mooney tripled for the Wildcats.

Myra Peterson earned the win, throwing 3 innings in relief. She allowed 2 runs in the seventh, but both were unearned.

Libertyville scored 6 runs in the fourth after two were out. The Wildcats' pair of runs in the seventh also came with two out.

Antioch 15, Vernon Hills 4: Jillian Foote went 4-for-4 with a double and 3 RBI, and Sage Keyes was 3-for-3 with 3 RBI, as the Sequoits won the North Suburban Prairie game.

Antioch (9-12, 4-4) got 2 hits apiece from Hannah Skoog (2 stolen bases, RBI) and Jessica Pedersen (RBI). Ashley Stephens had a triple.

Vernon Hills (5-19, 3-5) got a double and 2 RBI from Sami Saliba, while Danielle Comitor was 2-for-2 and scored a run.

Lake Zurich 10, Lake Forest 0: Amanda Guercio homered for the second time this week, singled and drove in 3 runs, as the Bears cruised in North Suburban Lake action.

Lake Zurich (17-4, 7-2) also received 2 hits apiece from Vanessa DiVencenzo, Kirsten Drehobl, Brittney Pettinger and Maddie Minecci. Winning pitcher Susie Rubiano tripled, while Maria Schroeder doubled and knocked in 2 runs. Rubiano threw all 5 innings, striking out four.

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