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Daily Herald report

It was a doubly good day for Warren's baseball team Wednesday.

The Blue Devils rolled up a total of 7 doubles (and plenty of other hits) in a 17-1 victory over Vernon Hills.

Stephen Binstock led the way with 2 doubles for Warren while Matt Burch, Brad Zahn, Scott Sullivan, Ben Perner and Jake Nowry each had a double as well.

Binstock and Burch were each 3-for-4 on the day with an RBI.

Ben Dinter, Andrew Hill and Sullivan each had a total of 2 hits for the Blue Devils. Sullivan's other hit went for a triple.

Meanwhile, pitcher Jay Nickell got the win.

For Vernon Hills, Pat Crowley led the way with 2 hits.

Stevenson 9, Antioch 0: Stevenson pulled to 13-13 on the season with a shutout of Antioch. Winning pitcher Joe Olker went five innings and had 5 strikeouts while Mitchell Goll had 2 hits. For Antioch, Adam Harvey had a double.

Lake Zurich 9, Lakes 7 (8): Joey Holtz homered and finished with 3 hits to lead Lake Zurich. The Bears also got 2 hits apiece out of Nick Jones and Steven Elrod. One of Elrod's hits went for a double. Meanwhile, pitcher DJ Postilion got the win. He recorded 1 strikeout in 1 2/3 innings. For Lakes, Joe Sisk, Justin Blasinski and Joe Dahlke each had 2 hits. Both of Blasinski's hits were doubles. Sisk also doubled.

Mundelein 10, North Chicago 0: In four innings, Mundelein pitcher Nick Hutten rolled up 10 strikeouts and allowed just 1 hit to get the win. Bennett Weise and Nikki Filippo each went 3-for-3 with 2 doubles. Michael Vrska of Mundelein was awarded the NSC sportsmanship award and went 2-for-3 on the day. The Mustangs are now 30-2 on the season.

Grayslake Central 14, Woodstock North 4: The offense was clicking for Grayslake Central, which pounded out 12 hits and finished the game without a single strikeout. Jay Hoffman had 4 hits, including a double while Anthony Fitzgerald and John Stopka each had 2 hits and a double. Meanwhile, pitcher Justin Dooley got the win. He pitched three innings and got 3 strikeouts.

Crystal Lake Central 5, Grayslake North 4: Merrick Gentile had 2 hits, including a double, and teammate Andrew Mikusa had 2 hits, but it wasn't enough for Grayslake North.

Carmel 2, St. Viator 1: The Lions (20-13) outhit host Carmel but came up a run short in East Suburban Catholic Conference play.

Aaron Tres had an RBI single but that was all the scoring St. Viator got out of an 11-hit attack.

Carmel's Ian Kristan accounted for all his team's scoring with a 2-run homer in the third inning.

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