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Baseball/DuPage County roundup Saturday, May 17

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Daily Herald report

Waubonsie Valley 3-2, Metea Valley 2-5:

Ryan Jones drove in the go-ahead run for the Warriors (20-7, 16-4) in the bottom of the sixth in the opener of the Upstate Eight Conference split, but Metea Valley (17-11, 13-8) won Game 2 when run-scoring singles by winning pitcher Jack Szott and Andy See powered a 3-run top of the seventh. Tyler Hasper won the opener for Waubonsie Valley in a 5-hitter with 9 strikeouts. Ben Vietri homered and drove in 2 runs for the Warriors.

Glenbard West 2, Downers North 1:

Jack Sojka doubled home the winning run in the top of the seventh for the Hilltoppers (15-13, 8-8) in their West Suburban Silver win. Winning pitcher Grant Greeno struck out nine, walked two and allowed 5 hits. Matt Bohanon went 2-for-3 for Downers North (16-10, 8-6) while losing pitcher Brett Pyburn allowed only 2 hits.

Glenbard North 2-3, WW South 0-14:

Sam Ledbetter broke a scoreless tie in the opener of the DuPage Valley Conference doubleheader by singling home 2 runs in the top of the ninth inning. Luke Greenberg went the distance for Glenbard North (17-11, 11-7), striking out seven, walking none and allowing 4 hits. Brett Struebing got a no-decision for WW South (13-10, 11-7) after striking out 11 and allowing only 1 hit in 8 innings. Brian Summers, Justin Kelly and Conner Ostrander went 3-for-4 and combined for 5 RBI for the Tigers in Game 2 while Austin Polezoes and Eric Giltz drove in 2 runs apiece.

West Chicago 6-3, South Elgin 5-2:

The Wildcats (14-14, 9-12) swept in the Upstate Eight Conference in dramatic fashion. rallying with 3 runs in the bottom of the sixth in Game 1 and scoring on Dave Kordik's single in the bottom of the eighth of Game 2. Ryan Koester doubled twice and drove in 3 runs in the first game. Alex Cabral was the winning pitcher in relief of both games. Fred Gosbeth struck out 14 and allowed only 3 hits in 7 innings in Game 2.

Naperville North 4, West Aurora 3:

Steve Dudas, who went 2-for-2 with 2 RBI, singled home Jake Smith with the game-winning run in the bottom of the eighth for the Huskies (12-14, 7-10) in their DuPage Valley Conference win. Morgan Reid pitched a scoreless top of the eighth to pick up the win in relief.

Lake Park 5-0, Glenbard East 1-10:

Kenny Schutz went 2-for-3 with a double and 2 RBI for the Lancers (11-16, 7-11) in the opener of the DuPage Valley Conference doubleheader but Glenbard East (14-16, 7-11) came back to win Game 2.

Willowbrook 8-1, Morton 2-3:

Mike Rothmund and Brian Johnson each drove in 2 runs and combined for 5 hits in the opening-game win for the Warriors (15-11, 10-7) in the West Suburban Gold split. Jake Cady pitched 6 innings for the win and Jeremy Knable struck out two in a scoreless seventh for the save.

York 5-15, Hinsdale Central 2-7:

Complete-game winner Anthony Santos sparked the West Suburban Silver sweep for the Dukes (18-12, 12-5) by launching a 3-run homer and driving in 4 runs in the opener, and then adding 4 RBI in Game 2. Phil Schlitter went 2-for-3 with 3 RBI in Game 2 and Mitch Miner went 3-for-4 in support of winning pitcher Alex Pedote. Spencer Wawak went 2-for-4 with 2 homers and 4 RBI for Hinsdale Central (16-13, 9-8) in the second game.

Addison Trail 10, IC Catholic Prep 0:

Joe Kurucar pitched a 2-hitter with 4 strikeouts and 2 walks as the Blazers (10-17) rolled to the nonconference victory. Zack Dowz went 3-for-3 with 2 doubles and an RBI.

St. Francis 14, East Aurora 7:

Winning pitcher Christian Kuzemka homered and drove in 3 runs for the Spartans (19-8) in the nonconference win. Jason Sullivan went 3-for-4 while Zach Prociuk and Theo Lamperis had 2 RBI.

Downers South 11-16, Proviso East 0-0:

With the two five-inning victories, the Mustangs improved to 22-5 overall and are now within a win of an 18-0 run through the West Suburban Gold.

Bartlett 3. Neuqua Valley 1:

Kevin Hutt's RBI single in the top of the fifth tied the Upstate Eight Conference game for the Wildcats (13-15, 12-10), but Bartlett came back with the go-ahead runs in the bottom of the fifth.

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