Huntley 6, Wheaton Academy 0: Mason Martin was perfect on the mound for the Red Raiders (19-6-1) on the road in a rain-shortened nonconference game. Martin went 6 innings and struck out 7 to pick up his fourth win of the year. Troy Cantu provided most of the offense with a grand slam in the fifth inning while teammate Mark Skonieczy also smashed a home run.
Crystal Lake South 9, Burlington Central 1: The Gators (10-11) got on top early and cruised behind strong pitching to win over Burlington Central in nonconference action. Nick Van Witzenburg, Josh Smith and Matt Schingel had 2 RBI each to give pitcher Ryan Wilkening room to work with. Wilkening went 5 innings and gave up 1 unearned run on 3 hits. For the Rockets (14-10), Dylan Berry started and took the loss after allowing 6 runs (2 earned) on 7 hits. Andrew Wiss scored the lone run.
Dundee-Crown 9, Bartlett 7: Though they were outhit, the Chargers (12-13) scored 8 runs by the third inning and held on late as Bartlett's comeback attempt fell short in a nonconference game. Nick Munson had a pair of RBI while Zach Girard finished with a double, an RBI and a run scored for D-C. Vince Damato earned the win after only allowing 2 runs on 6 hits. Jake Barrutia (4-for-4, 2B, 3 RBI) did everything he could, but the Hawks (9-15) still fell short. Myles Zilinsky took the loss.
Hampshire 10, East Aurora 4: Michael Merchut hit a 2-run homer and the Whip-Purs (10-14) came back to beat East Aurora in nonconference action. Brandon Bowen added a double and 2 RBI to help the Whips erase an early 3-1 deficit. Colin Gogoel worked 2 innings in relief to earn the win, giving up no runs on 2 hits and striking out four.
Cary-Grove 11, Lakes 0: Up 5-0 after the first inning, the Trojans (17-9) won easily in the nonconference match up with Lakes. Wyatt Mascarella and Jimmy Perkins both homered and drove in a pair of runs for the hot-hitting Trojans. Perkins was also able to get the win after throwing 3 innings and giving up nothing while walking 2 and striking out 4.
Rockford Christian 14, Westminster Christian 5: The Warriors (10-18, 5-3) could not find sustained offense in a Northeastern Athletic Conference loss. The entire scoring output for Westminster came in the fifth inning, with Frank Angiulo leading the way with a homer. He also doubled and finished with 2 RBI in the game. Tyler Schoemann took the loss after allowing 8 runs, 5 of them earned.
Batavia 5, Streamwood 3, Susp.: Before the thunder cracked and the skies opened up, the Sabres were trailing by 2 going into the seventh inning. Eric Hamlin had 2 hits and an RBI along with Chad Caminitti and Collin Tatone before play was called. Tatone also the started and was still on the mound. The inning will be made up when the Sabres travel to Batavia next week.